Runaway Team Kills Farmer

Samuel T. Beardslee, 83 years old, Independence Township farmer, was instantly killed last Friday when he was run down by a team of horses. His wife, Estie Ford, survives him, also a son, 5 grandchildren, and 2 sisters. Lake Orion relatives are Mrs. Frank Thurstin, Mrs. Will Schoff, Marion Sutton, and Mrs. Porter Faulkner. (Lake Orion Review, May 3, 1940)

Mr. and Mrs. Chester Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt attended the funeral of their cousin, Samuel T. Beardslee, at the Sashabaw Church Monday afternoon. (Lake Orion Review, May 3, 1940)

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