Mays Landing, NJ Lake Lenafe Drowning, Jul 1911


Nora O'Grady, Who Went Beyond Her Depth While Bathing, Could Not Swim.

Special to The New York Times.

MAYS LANDING, N. J., July 6.--While bathing in Lake Lenafe with two companions Nora O'Grady went beyond her depth and being unable to swim was drowned before help could be summoned. Miss O'Grady, who was 18 years old, was engaged to be married to James Turf. He reached the lakeside just as her body was found, and was prostrated with grief. Efforts to revive her were fruitless.

Miss O'Grady was employed by Surrogate S. C. Shaner of this place, with whom she lived for years. Her mother was Mrs. Annie O'Grady of 404 West Thirty-eighth Street, Manhattan, New York.

The New York Times, New York, NY 7 Jul 1911

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Mays Landing, NJ Lake Lenafe Drowning, Jul 1911

Please correct the spelling of "Lenafe" to "Lenape"...I grew up in Mays Landing, NJ and am absolutely sure I'm correct...nice work! :) K