Winchester, KY Drowning Accident, Aug 1892


Louisville, July 31 -- Near Winchester today six boys were drowned in the Kentucky river by the overturning of a skiff. Names: KELLY FARNEY, 15; CLAUDE FARNEY, 13; WALTER FARNEY, 11; CHARLES FARNEY, 9, all sons of JAMES H. FARNEY; ALGIE BROCK, 16; WANER BROCK, 12, sons of REV. HENRY BROCK. The boys were bathing in the river, climbing in and out of the boat and were thrown into a panic by the boat overturning with some smaller boys.

The Sandusky Daily Register Ohio 1892-08-01