Scioto County Man Drowns in Quicksand

“Portsmouth, Ohio, August 1. –Robert Colegrove, a young man twenty years of age, and son of Peleg Colegrove, a prominent farmer of Madison Township, this county, was drowned today while swimming in Pine Creek. He stepped into quicksand and was lost before his companions were aware of his danger.1

  1. Man Drowned. (1881, August 2). Cincinnati Commercial, p. 5.
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