California Obituaries - 1899 - Miss Jennie Moore

San Francisco County

Miss Jennie Moore, a beautiful woman, 23 years old, was burned to death at her home, 2425 Gough street. Miss Moore was preparing for a party when a lace curtain was blown against a gas fixture causing it to ignite. She pulled down the curtain and endeavored to subdue the flames,but her own clothes ignited and she was fatally burned before help could arrive.

Source: The Mountain Democrat (Placerville, El Dorado County, California) Feb 4, 1899, Page 2