Mrs. Walker Kilgore

Ironton Weekly Register, August 8, 1896

An Aged Colored Woman Kicked to Death at the Burlington Landing.

Mrs. Walker Kilgore, an aged colored woman, whose home was back of Burlington, this county, was kicked by a horse and killed at Burlington Thursday.

She had been down to Catlettsburg and returned to Burlington on the Georgia. As she was walking up from the landing she encountered a loose horse, grazing near the pathway. She threw up her hands and waved a basket at it to scare it out of her way.

At this the animal turned and kicked at her striking her in the head with its hoof and fracturing her skull, from which injury the woman died within an hour.

The deceased was an aunt of Mrs. Henry Woodfin of this city.