Belfort, NY Fell into Liquor Vat, Scalded to Death, Jan 1870
Local Matters - Fatal Accident - Daniel O'Keefe Scalded to Death
David O'Keefe, formerly of this place, but for some time past acting as night watch in the Belfort tannery, on Saturday night last fell into one of the liquor vats, and receive such severe scalds as to cause his death on the following day. "Local Matters - Fatal Accident,"
Lewis County Democrat, Lowville, New York), 5 January 1870, p. 2, col. 6, digital images, Northern New York Historical Newspapers (http://http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/: accessed 10 April 2015).