Franklin, KY House Fire, Dec 1889
THREE BABIES BURNED.
Franklin, Ky., Dec. 3. -- Yesterday afternoon SQUIRE DOWNEY and a colored man living near the city and his wife went to visit a neighbor, leaving their three small children in charge of the house. In their absence the house caught fire and burned to the ground. All three of the children perished in the flames.
Hamilton Daily Democrat Ohio 1889-12-03