Burgess, Thomas J.
|Obituary Source||Martinsville Republican, Feb. 8 & Nov. 22, 1883|
|Source Information||Cemetery index|
|Other||Murdered by gunshot, age 28 years, 21 months, and 22 days. He was killed while at a dance in Eminence, at the home of Joseph Lapossa. Mr. Burgess "was a resident and druggist at Eminence, 26 years of age, and has always borne a good reputation." George Surber was arrested for the murder and found guilty on Dec. 6, 1883. Born in Lewis, Ind.|