Gibsons Point, PA Fatal Sailboat Accident, May 1891

Three Lives Lost.

PHILADELPHIA, May 17.---Three lives were lost his afternoon by the upsetting of a sail boat on the Schuylkill river off Gibson's point in the lower section of this city. The victims were Mrs. Susan Pascoe, aged twenty-four, and her infant son Christopher, of 1722 Ward street, and Miss Mary Cair, aged thirty-two, of 1414 Tasker street. There were also in the party, Fred Tidman, Sam'l Peltz, Robert Chamberlain and Mrs. Mary Jones, twin sister of Mrs. Pascoe, and her four-year old son, Willie.

The Knoxville Journal, Knoxville, TN 18 May 1891