Marlboro County, South Carolina
The Atlanta Constitution,
8 February 1902
SUDDEN DEATH OF SALEM ROWE.
Found Dead in His Bed at Bennettsville, S. C.
Bennettsville, S. C., February 7 -
This morning Salem H. Rowe was found dead in his room in this town. Mr. Rowe was
about 55 years old and a member of the oldest and most prominent families of this place.
He was unmarried and roomed alone, having his meals brought to him. Yesterday he was
well and went from the store last night in his usual health. This morning he was found
dressed and wrapped in bed, while his supper was unfinished on the table. His limbs
and muscles were contracted, and it is supposed he had a congestive chill.
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