Chester, VT Drowns During Flood, Jul 1850
THE RECENT FLOOD.
We had one of the greatest floods last week known since 1830.
In Chester, Mr. David Johnson was drowned.---- While crossing a bridge over a branch of Williams river, it was swept off, and he fell into the stream. He was about 60 years of age.
The Vermont Journal, Windsor, VT 26 Jul 1850