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Andrew Thompson Marquis (1855 - 1883)

MARQUIS, YOUNG

Posted By: Karen Brewer (email)
Date: 9/2/2019 at 18:21:10

The Osceola Sentinel, Osceola, Iowa
December 20, 1883, Page 3

SUICIDE

ED. SENTINEL: - On the morning of the 12th instant Thompson Marquis, living eight miles north of Woodburn, while temporarily insane, shot himself in the head, killing him instantly. Mr. Marquis had just recovered from a severe attack of typhoid fever, and on the morning of the shooting had announced his intention of going over to Mr. Young's two miles distant. He loaded the gun early in the morning and while Mrs. Marquis was making preparations to leave, he stepped into an adjoining room, placed the muzzle of the gun to his head and pulled had just recovered from a severe attack of typhoid fever, and on the morning of the shooting had announced his intention of going over to Mr. Young's two miles distant. He loaded the gun early in the morning and while Mrs. Marquis was making preparations to leave, he stepped into an adjoining room, placed the muzzle of the gun to his head and pulled the trigger with his foot, killing himself. The deceased was a well -to-do farmer, and left a wife and three small children to morn his loss.


 

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