South Weymouth, NH Drowning, Jan 1899

DOWNED[sic] AT GREAT POND

South Weymouth, Jan. 30.--Abner Hunt was drowned in the Weymouth Great Pond here this morning. Hunt was 70 years of age and lived in a hut on the shore of the pond. He was employed in ice cutting. He started for his work early this morning and walked across the ice until he came to a thin spot, which gave way under his weight. His body has not been recovered.

The Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, NH 31 Jan 1899