Amond Johnson killed

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Wednesday, February 6, 1901
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Amond (sic) Johnson, living one mile north of the village, was killed by the south bound passenger train on the Milwaukee road about eight o'clock Wednesday evening. He attempted to cross ahead of the train at the crossing near Hughson's. His horse got across and was not hurt but the train struck the wagon body throwing Johnson out and killing him. The train backed up and brought the body to the station.

Deceased was a carpenter by trade and was an industrious and honest man. He was born in Norway in 1855 and came to this country when about 18 years old. He was married Jan. 28, 1885. He was a member of Alma lodge, A. F. & A. M.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the M. E. church which was filled to overflowing. Rev. C. D. Belden officiated. The Masons had charge of the services. Interment at Mona.