Valparaiso, IN Train Accident, Apr 1896


The Chicago Chronicle this morning says: A despatch[sic] to the Chronicle from Valparaiso states that the body of the youth who was killed on the Fort Wayne road near that place last week was identified last night by D. H. De Vere, of Chicago, as his son, Edward. The boy ran away from home to go to Fort Wayne to visit an aunt. He was 16 years old. De Vere is an engineer on the Northwestern road and lives at 1210 West Harrison street.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 7 Apr 1896