Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, N.C.), March 28, 1896
Posted January 22, 2010 by Myrtle Bridges

A horrible accident occurred in Flea Hill yesterday. While Lucy Williams, an old colored woman, 
was burning grass her clothes caught afire, and before aid reached her she was terribly burned. 
We learn that she is not expected to live, as it is feared that she was burned internally.

Aunt Lucy, as she was called, was an old family servant of Mr. J.C. Williams, of Sampson County.

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