J. H. Pipkin - Pamlico County, NC
FOUND DEAD IN FIELD
Mr. J. H. Pipkin, Wealthy Citizen of Pamlico county, Dies Suddenly While Duck Hunting--Body Discovered Two Days Later.
Special to The Observer.
Newbern, Dec. 20--News reached Newbern this morning that J. H. Pipkin, a prominent citizen of Pamlico county, was found dead in a field not far from his home Sunday morning. Mr. Pipkin went duck hunting Friday and as he did not return that night search was made for himm, but not until Sunday morning was the body found. There is every indiciation that he died a natural death from heart failure on his way home.
Mr. Pipkin was a wealthy farmer and lumberman and was worth from $50,000 to $75,000. He leaves a wife and seven children.
December 21, 1909