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All Children Die.

Livona, N.D., May 3, 1898. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Knudtson of this place, lost all their children by scarlet fever, Thursday and Friday of hast week. Their infant child, Ferdinand Paul, died about 6 a.m. Thursday, April 28th, aged 10 months and 13 days.

Their little girl, Stella Mary, died about noon Friday, April 29th, of a complication of scarlet and brain fever, aged 2 years, 5 months and 17 days, and her little brother Frankie died the same day at 6p.m. of scarlet fever which changed to croup and caused him to choke to death. William Francis was four years, 5 months and 25 days old at the time of his death.

Mrs. Knudtson's brother, Tommy Kelley, who has been herding for her husband for the past three seasons, was taken sick with the dreadful disease Friday morning, April 29th, and died Sunday, May 1, between 7 and 8 p.m. Tommy attended school in Bismarck during the past winter and was a bright and industrious boy. He was 13 years, 8 months and 15 days old.

St. Paul Minn. and Syracuse, N.Y., papers please copy.

Bismarck Tribune, 5/3/1898

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Posted 04/30/2013