|Death: ||Jul. 30, 1865, At Sea|
Charles Law was a crew-member (cook) of the steamer Brother Jonathan. He perished when the Brother Jonathan sank in a storm off Crescent City, California. His body was later recovered and he was buried here.
THE BROTHER JONATHAN DISASTER.
DESCRIPTION OF BODIES FOUND AND BURIED
Jacksonville (Oregon), August 16th.--The following was received this evening by B. F. Dowell from R. Dugan, of Crescent City:
Through the politeness of our Coroner, J. E. Eldridge, I was permitted to take an abstract from his books of the names and descriptions of the bodies found and buried by him in the city burial grounds from the ill-fated Brother Jonathan to this date as follows:
...No. 10, Chas. Laws-negro man;
(Sacramento Daily Union, August 17, 1865; 2:3)
Brother Jonathan Cemetery
Del Norte County
Created by: Steve
Record added: Jun 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112972765
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Brother Jonathan today and remembering the 225 souls who perished at sea. Rest in peace.|
Added: Jul. 30, 2015
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