Stephens, Louis



BORN IN: France
DIED: 8/19/1891
AGED: 77
RESIDENCE: Searsville
OCCUPATION: Laborer
Buried in plot: PG [View Location]
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OBITUARY ---------------

San Francisco Call, Volume 70, Number 81, 20 August 1891 Suicide at Redwood City. [CHAPTER]

Suicide at Redwood City.

Redwood City, Aug. 19. Louis Stephens, a familiar character known as French Louie, committed suicide this morning at Searsville by taking strychnine. He had sent an employe out to attend to some stock and then went to bed and swallowed poison. When found he exclaimed. "I am gone," and immediately expired. He had no property or relatives.

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