EAST LIVERPOOL TRIBUNE
FEB. 17, 1919
E. VERMILLION CONDUCTOR, IS TRAIN VICTIM; AT NILES, OHIO
Former East Liverpool Man Dies After Removal To Hospital.
FATHER IS NOTIFIED
Mother is Seriously Ill; Leaves Wife and Baby.
ERNEST VERMILLION, aged 22, son of C.J. Vermillion of Northside avenue, Pleasant Heights, died this morning in the Warren hospital as the result of injuries received Monday night while employed as a conductor on a Baltimore and Ohio railroad train at Niles, O. The mother is lying seriously ill with Spanish influenza at the home of her brother, John Billman, Indiana avenue, Chester. The mother notified of her son’s death today in the presence of members of the family and a physician.
C. J. Vermillion was notified of his son’s serious injury by long distance telephone and later by telegram. This morning came word of his death at the Warren hospital. No details of the accident have been received.
Ernest Vermillion leaves a wife, a bride of less than 2 years and one baby boy, Edgar Vermillion. Other survivors, aside for the parents and wife and baby, include his grandmother, Mrs. Catherine Billman of Alliance, and the following uncles and aunts: John Billman of Chester, Louis Armstrong of Wellsville, John McIntosh of Wellsville, Frank Billman and Mrs. Chester Barr, all of Alliance and Daniel McBane of Cleveland..
For 10 t0 12 years preceding his marriage, Ernest Vermillion lived with his parents in East Liverpool. He was employed for a time in a Newell pottery and later in the office of the Y. & O. railroad company in East Liverpool, where his father is now employed. Since his marriage, two years ago, he has resided in Niles.