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POWELL, (infant) – (d. 1890)

In Martin County, NC, the wife of G.S. POWELL tied her one-year old baby in a chair and left the room.  When she returned she found the chair and child turned over into the fire and the child badly burned. It died in a few hours.

Source: Roanoke Beacon, 14 February 1890. Available online at

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