Drowning of John Roberts, The [Laws C3]

DESCRIPTION: John Roberts tries to break up a logjam and is swept into the river. He comes to the surface three times, then disappears; his body is found three days later
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: logger death drowning
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1852 - John Roberts drowns on the West Branch of the Union River
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Laws C3, "The Drowning of John Roberts"
Ives-Maine 7, "John Roberts" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
DT 717, JONROBTS

Roud #2222
File: LC03

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