Found Dead: A Demented Woman Wanders From Home, And Is Found Dead Almost A Month Afterwards
Story on the death of Esther Wilcock Lythgoe
Territory of Utah,
County of Summit,
An Inquisition holden at Hennefer, Hennefer Precinct, Summit County, on the 17th day of August, 1885, before Robert A. Jones, Justice of the Peace in said county upon the body of Esther Lythgoe there lying dead, by the jurors whose names are hereto subscribed. The said jurors upon their oaths do say that the said Esther Lythgoe came to her death, according to evidence produced, by an appoplectic fit, and that on the 19th day of July, 1885, she strayed away from home unobserved by her guardian. In testimony whereof the said jurors have hereunto set their hands the day and year aforesaid, James Pasket, Stephen Beard, William Brewer.
Done at Hennefor the day and year aforesaid before me, Robert A. Jones, Justice of the Peace, H.P.
Much credit is due to the bishop and others of this place for their untiring efforts to recover the body. The funeral services were held at 3p.m. yesterday.
Robert A. Jones
|Date||18 Aug 1885|
|Linked to||Esther Wilcock|