New York, NY Hudson River Drowning, June 1897
Two Drowned in the Hudson
MRS. HELEN WHEATTLEY, of New York City, jumped from a high cliff at 197th street into the Hudson River, in an effort to save her daughter, HELEN, six years old, who had fallen from the embankment into the water, and both mother and child were drowned. They were attending a picnic.
The County Record, June 10, 1897, page 4