Grant Donarde Lincecum

Male 1933 - 1954  (21 years)

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  • Name Grant Donarde Lincecum 
    Born 1933 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 May 1954  Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I483  Lincecum One-Name Study Project
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2020 

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  • Notes 
    • State Times Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
      17 May 1954
      Three Killed In Opelousas Area Sunday

      OPELOUSAS -- Two oil field workers and a local farmer died in different accidents in this area yesterday.

      Dead are Maurice Burum, 42, Houston, Tex., who was drowned in a borrow pit; Grant Lincecum, 21, Columbia, who was killed in an oil field accident, and Ambrose Pitre, 45, who died of injuries from a traffic accident.

      ...Lincecum lost his life at noon Sunday in an accident in the Palmetto oil field about 20 miles from Opelousas.

      [Deputy Sheriff] Courtez said Lincecum was on a rig when a heavy chain being used to load machinery broke and struck the man in the head.

      He was an employe of Glasscock Drilling Co. of Shreveport and was working on the Brewer-Newstadt oil well.

      His body was taken to the First National Funeral Home, and will be shipped to Shreveport...