On September 28, 1889, Sarah Ann Adams, 25, died at her father's home situated on the outskirts of Savannah, Georgia. The cause of death was consumption. It wasn't long before an apparition was seen at the house, but it wasn't Sarah haunting it.
Two days later, neighbors visited Sarah's father, Daniel Adams after her funeral. He told them that he had taken a large dose of opium and whiskey. They took him to another neighbor's house, where he dropped into a deep sleep from which he could not be roused, and he died later that evening. It was believed he committed suicide due to despondency over his daughter's death.
Only two months later in December, 1889, a story appeared in the Democrat & Chronicle describing the haunting of the Adams home
The log house in which he (Daniel Adams, age 65) lived is at present unoccupied and is situated about two and a half miles east of Savannah, and the place of his burial is about 1/8 of a mile nearly back of the cabin. The only near neighbors to this house are a family named Nicholls and one by the name of Spoor, and from these people come stories about their seeing strange lights at night in the old cabin and hearing unearthly yells coming from within its walls, besides witnessing a ghostly apparition at intervals.
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