Genealogy in Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky
Thursday June 22nd 2017

Mary Spurgeon Struck and Killed By Lightning

Albany (NY) Evening Journal, May 31, 1860, p. 2.

At Salem, Indiana, May 24th, the residence of Joseph Spurgeon was struck by lightning killing instantly his daughter, Mary, aged thirteen years, who was lying in bed asleep at the time.

Special thanks to Randi Richardson for this and many others.

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