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Orange, NJ Train Accident, Jul 1880

John Bealin, aged 32 years, was killed at 2:30 o'clock yesterday morning on the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, at Orange. He was returning home and was struck by the Dover express. Bealin worked in Austin's hat shop, and also kept a saloon in Forrest near Scotland street. He leaves as wife and five children, of whom the eldest is 7 years old.

The New York Times, New York, NY 8 Jul 1880



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