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Springfield, MA Drowning, May 1911

Engaged Couple Drowned.

Springfield, Mass., May 23.--The capsizing of a canoe in which four young people were spending the evening on the Connecticut river cost the lives of two of the party, Elwyn Mecum and Annie Rooney. They were to have been married soon.

Aberdeen Daily News, Aberdeen, SD 23 May 1911



article | by Dr. Radut