Frontiersman Dead

William Lavin, a frontiersman who came to this city in the early seventies, died suddenly of heart failure at Park City Thursday, at the age of 65. He was a wagon master for the government in the early days, and drove teams out of Fort Leavenworth. The deceased leaves a daughter, Kate, a resident of this city. The funeral will be held from O’Donnell’s undertaking rooms at 2 p.m. tomorrow.

[Deseret News, Nov. 24, 1906, 16]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Jan. 2006]

*Unsure if this is the correct William Lavin.


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