Louis Morel

Louis Morel
born in 1855
died November 17, 1897, in Dayton township, La Salle county, Illinois


Louis Morel, Killed by a Fall of Earth Near Dayton

Just after noon yesterday Louis Morel, who was taking coal from a small surface mine near Dayton, was found crushed to death beneath a mass of earth which had caved in on him, while at work during the morning. Morel was a married man, and leaves, besides his wife, two children residing at Dayton. Henry Morel, of Trabing & Morel, of this city, is a cousin of deceased. Coroner Taylor held an inquest, finding that the death was accidental.1

Morel, Louis - death certificate

Louis Morel, tombstone

1. Ottawa [Illinois] Free Trader, November 18, 1897

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