MEETS DEATH ON RAIL
James Hearn Falls Under Wheels of a Train at Delmar.
DELMAR, Del., March 2 James Hearn, twenty-one years old, was instantly killed early last evening while attempting to board a fast moving freight train on the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk railroad a few miles south of Delmar. He fell under the wheels. He was employed as a section hand by the railroad company.
From The Wilmington Morning News 3 Mar 1913
There are so many James Hearns it is difficult to tell which family this man would belong to. The best guess is he was the son of Banner F. Hearn and Sophronia E. Kinnekin Hearn. they lived in Delmar in this time frame. James Hearn is buried at parsons cemetery in Salisbury