Grant Lake Stream, ME Shaws Tannery Fire, May 1887

A MAN BURNED TO DEATH.

CALAIS, Me. May 12.---Everett White was burned to death in the fire at Shaw's tannery at Grand Lake Stream yesterday. His remains, burned almost beyond recognition, were found in the ruins of the storehouse. He is supposed to have been engaged in removing leather when he was overcome by the smoke. He leaves a widow and seven children.

The New York Times, New York, NY 13 May 1887

Search for more information on this disaster and other train wrecks, fires, accidents, etc. in historical newspapers in the Newspaper Archive. You just might find your ancestors in old newspaper articles. Search for your ancestors among the billions of names at ancestry.com Find death records, census images, immigration lists and genealogy other databases for your surnames. Use this Free trial to search for your ancestors. Start Your Family Tree It's FREE and easy. Start with yourself, your parents, grandparents and you're on your way to building your family history! Get Started Now and build your family tree at ancestry.com. It's Free!