Burlington, NJ Oil Lamp Accident, Feb 1893

Burned in Death.

Burlington, N. J., Feb. 23.---Julia Van Wagoner, 80 years old, was burned to death last night at her son's house. It was supposed that Mrs. Van Wagoner, after lighting the lamp, had accidently pulled it from the panel piece. The oil leaking from the lamp ignited her clothing. Mrs. Van Wagoner was the mother of Mrs. Dudley Buck, wife of the well known Brooklyn composer and musician.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen, CO 25 Feb 1893