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Linn County, KS Sugar Creek Drownings, Jun 1882

Six Persons Drowned.

LA CYGNE, KAS., June 16.---Information reached here today of the death by drowning, on Wednesday evening, of six persons in a branch of Sugar Creek in Linn county, while attempting to ford the stream in a wagon. The persons drowned were Mrs. John Seals and her two children, two children named Jantley, and one child named Jackett.

Daily Advocate, Newark, OH 17 Jun 1882



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