joseph neill train death

A Tragic 1906 Death in Monmouth

There’s a single tombtsone for Joseph Neill in the West Point, Illinois, cemetery. It stands beside the larger stone for his parents, Samuel and Annie Neill. Like most stones it tells little about John’s life and nothing about the tragic nature of his death. The story of Joseph’s death is chronicled in the Monmouth, Illinois,┬áRepublican-Atlas […]

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