Neill Williams, age 18, Drowns on May 8, 1883, NC

May 17, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page)

[From Here and There Section]

Fayetteville Observer: Neill Williams, a colored lad about eighteen years of age, while bathing on the 8th inst., in the mill-pond of William Williams, in Harnett, was drowned. A companion saw him go down and thought he was diving; but, strange to say, he never rose to the surface again.

 

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