Obituary – June 6, 1860, Menard Axis

 

Accidentally Drowned – Perry Killion, a young and well known farmer, who resided in the east end of the county, was drowned on Saturday last in Boyer’s lake, 14 miles northeast of this place.  He was one of a seining party, and while engaged in the water, was taken with the cramp and drowned before assistance could reach him.
submitted by a person who did not give his full name