New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Edmund Racine

Drowned at the Highlands

Edmund Racine of Newark was drowned in the river at the Highlands on Sunday afternoon. He was taken with cramps while in swimming and sank before help could reach him. He was 21 years old. He came to the Highlands on Saturday to remain over the Fourth and was tenting with a party of friends on Highland Beach. The body was recovered and it was forwarded to Newark on Monday by Undertaker Posten of Atlantic Highlands.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, July 5, 1899