Friday, May 17, 2013

1887 :: Drowning of Fowler Kopp

Drowned by the Boat Overturning. Rockdale, Tex., May 16. -- Yesterday afternoon while three German farmers were fishing in a boat in the San Gabriel, about six miles north of town, the boat capsized and one of them, Fowler Kopp, was drowned. Deceased was a single man and a tenant on Anton Strelsky's plantation. Dallas Morning News, May 17, 1887

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