Frank Gibbard killed at stone quarry
Grimsby Independent, 22 Sep 1920

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum
Date of Publication:
22 Sep 1920
Date Of Event:
17 Sept 1920
Personal Name(s):
Gibbard, Frank
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Frank Gibbard of Jordan was injured so badly about 10 o'clock on Friday morning while working in the Lincoln County Stone Quarry, on the Ridge Road, North Grimsby, that he succumbed to his injuries shortly after 12 o'clock in spite of all that medical aid could do. About 10 o'clock Gibbard was in the quarry and apparently did not see the big bucket on the scoop shovel coming his way, for it hit him a terrific blow and threw him up on a pile of stone. He was picked up and carried into the workmen's shanty and Dr. McLay was immediately summoned as was also his family doctor, Dr. Addy of Jordan. After his death the body was brought to the undertaking parlors of Kitching and Co., and Dr. Alexander, Coroner, and Chief of Police Konkle were notified. [inquest] Deceased was a married man but had no family. He was a son-in-law of Wm. Rooker of North Grimsby, and had been in good health up till the time of his death. He was a well set up man and very muscular. He left his home in Jordan on Friday morning about 6 o'clock and was in the best of spirits. The funeral of the deceased man took place on Monday afternoon from Kitchings Parlors to St. Andrew's Church, interment taking place in St. Andrew's cemetery, Rev. J. Allan Ballard officiating...

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Frank Gibbard killed at stone quarry