Plymouth, ME Gibson House Fire, Aug 1885


BANGOR, Me., Aug. 31.----A neighbor of Mrs. Hannah Gibson, a widow who lived along in Plymouth, while on his way to catch an early train Friday morning found Mrs. Gibson's house burned to the ground and the body of that lady in the ruins. It is thought that Walter Paine, an insane nephew of Mrs. Gibson, set the house on fire. He was taken to the insane hospital at Augusta this morning.

The New York Times, New York, NY 1 Sept 1885