James Henry Lydick

ID Number: T01326
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: European American Immigration: no Attributed Race: white Free or Enslaved: free
Birth & Family
Birth Date: 1839/06/24 Birthplace: unknown Mother: Mary J. Bailey Lydick Father: William H. Lydick 1st Spouse: unknown 2nd Spouse: unknown
Age Details
Age: 43 Age Group: adult (20-59)
Life Details
Occupation(s): musician; bartender Last Church: unknown Military Service: veteran Last Residence: Morehead City, North Carolina Last Address:
Death Date: 1882/07/16 Death Note: none Place of Death: Morehead City, North Carolina Cause of Death: accidental fall
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1882/07/18 Funeral Home: Diuguid Diuguid ID Number: D0830301 Indigent?: private interment
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: yes Section: 202.T Confirmation Source for Location: gravemarker Grave Marker Erector(s): unknown Confirmation Source for Interment: gravemarker
Obituary and Biographical Detials

From the Goldsboro (NC) Messenger, Thursday, 20 July 1882:

Mr. James H. Lydick, the bartender at Millers’ Club House, in Morehead City, was the victim of an accident, last Sunday night, which resulted in his death. It seems that during the night he fell from a landing at the top of a high flight of stairs, over the water, a distance of some forty feet, and in his fall struck a piece of projecting timber, which broke his ribs and forced them up in the lungs. He was found in that precarious condition some hours later. Medical aid was soon at hand, but nothing could be done for the unfortunate young man. His remains passed here Tuesday on the way to Lynchburg, Va., where he is well connected, and is a brother of Mrs. Engledove of that city.

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