William Bill Irvin Brubaker

Male 1916 - 1959


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  • Name  William Bill Irvin Brubaker 
    Born  11 Sep 1916  Chesapeake, Union Township, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 Aug 1959  Charleston Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Union Hill Cemetery. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • At the time of his fathers death Billy was serving in the U. S. Army in North Africa. William was later killed by a train in Charleston, West Virginia. (possibly alcohol involved)

      Charleston Daily Paper for 10 Aug 1959
      A New York Central freight train struck and killed William Brubaker, 43, just west of the Patrick Street crossing early today, Dr. Goff P. Lilly, county coroner, ruled.
      Another NYC train crew found the body at 4:30 A.M. and called police. It was first thought that possibly the man had been beaten to deat
      Brubaker suffered a deep wound to the top of the head, and arm and facial lacerations. He was lying on a small platform flush with the track level on the north side.
      Investigator Grover Davis of the prosecuting attorney's office said evidence indicated the man had been struck by a train. He believed it to be an east bound freight that passed the crossing at 2:40 A.M.
      Brubaker was a construction worker by trade and was a veteran of World War II. his family was originally from Ohio.

      The IrontonTribune Tuesday, Aug 11, 1959
      William Brubaker, 42, ofCharleston, formerly of North Kenova, was struck and killed by a train Monday in Charleston. Mr. Brubaker was born in North Kenova, son of Mrs. Maude McKee Brubaker, of Charleston and the late Charles Brubaker. He was a construction worker in Charleston and had resided there for the past 10 years. He was a veteran of World War II.
    Person ID  I2752  Brubaker
    Last Modified  16 Sep 2006 

    Father  Charles Clark Brubaker,   b. 22 Mar 1875, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1943, Chesapeak, Union Twp, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maude M. McKee,   b. 9 Mar 1886, North Kenova, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1965, House of Mercy, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Mar 1909  Lawrence Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1191  Group Sheet

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