murder suicide taylorville feb 4 1910
SHOOTS HIS WIFE AND THEN HIMSELF Former Taylorville Conple Prin cipals in Double Tragedy in San Francisco. r,rdware store received word today of X.kio trneedy in whicn me Urns are wen Inown former Taylorville ' Tenuis Lincoln, while intoxicat-eTshotnd killed his wife and then hot Wmself at their home in San Fran-eTsco.Tah Mrs. Lincoln Jjrhu-j K. tiiiII the gun on her and neara nTnTsa'y" Vwd kill her. She start ed to run when he pulled the trigger of a 38 calibre revolver and shot her in the back, killing her instantly. He then started to make his escape when he was arrested by an officer. Before the officer could get the gun away from him he placed tne rau.e head and blew his brains out. Lincoln and his wife resided nere lor years He was a plumber by trade j and was employed by George Jester and H. M. Powell & Son. Mrs. Lin-1 coin was a cousin to William and Charlie Dodd, and a niece to Mrs. Sarah Dodd, all of Taylorville. She was 28 years of age and he was 34. They are survived by two sons and one daughter. They left here three years ago, going to San Antonio. Texas. From there they moved to California.