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  • Phoebe Jones (1646 - 1650)
  • Margaret Jane Dodd (1844 - 1925)
    Virginia Death Cert. #25522 Reg. Dist. #622D Reg. #5 COD: Third degree burn of back from waist to knees due to warming her back and her clothes caught on fire
  • Avner Kaplan (1937 - 1959)
  • Curtis T Hall (1852 - 1951)
    s/o Joe Hall AGE 110 YRS OLD Source: Death Record Note: The death record states his year of birth as 1840 but the headstone reads 1852 in which it would make him 99 yrs old. Marriage record lis...
  • Erich Leopold Lehmann (1926 - 1929)

Please add to this project Geni profiles of those who died as a result of being burned in an accident.

From WHO fact sheet no. 365, updated April 2014

Key Facts

  • An estimated 265,000 deaths every year are caused by burns
  • Non fatal burn injuries are a key cause of morbidity
  • Burns occur mainly in the home and workplace
  • Burns are preventable


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