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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review-Thursday, August 20, 1891
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Last Tuesday about 3:30 p.m. as three of the waiters at the Springs were bathing in what is known as "blue hole," in Pine Creek, just below the Hunter Springs, Andrew Jackson, a colored man about 25 years of age, while swimming on his back suddenly disappeared and was drowned. He had come down from Chicago last Saturday, as one of the waiters at the Springs. His other two companions could not swim and were therefor unable to assist him, as the water here is about 12 feet deep. Aid was summoned from the Springs, but Jackson's body was not recovered until five o'clock. An inquest was held Tuesday night by coroner Ivins and his verdict was that the 'deceased came to his death by accidental drowning." The remains were interred in Hillside Cemetery about 5 o'clock Wednesday morning. There was nothing on Mr. Jackson's person to show where his home was, he being sent to the Springs by the employment association of Chicago. Died at her residence in Jordan Township, Mrs. Belle Cohern. The deceased died last Friday night and the funeral services were held Sunday at 1 o'clock at the residence by Rev. McBroom. She was laid to rest in the West Lebanon Cemetery.

Date: 8/20/1831
Origin: Warren Review extracted from Microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003322
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 11/20/2013
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: Chris Brown

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