Accidental Death of Ed Woodward, 1907

April 7th, 2011

Met Death Accidentaly.
Ed Woodward, a negro boy, met his death accidentaly late Wednesday afternoon last near the Gainesville Cotton Mill. He went to take a gun from the hands of George Wilsonan, other negro when the barrels were discharged, the load producing instant death. The negroes had gone out to shoot at a target. They body was brought to Undertakers Dorsey Bros. where it was kept until Thursday, where it was interred.

Source: The Gainesville News, Gainesville, Georgia, 16 October 1907.
Courtesy of Patricia K. Jones, Oakwood, Georgia.

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