California Obituaries - 1899 - Sam Ware

Mendocino County

Sam Ware, a Mendocino City high school student, while gathering muscles (sic) for bait, was swept off the rocks by the waves, and although he made a vigorous fight for life, he was carried into a blowhole on the crest of a wave and drowned.

Source: The Mountain Democrat (Placerville, El Dorado County, California) Feb 18, 1899, Page 2