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The Paulding New Era (GA)
The Paulding New Era (GA)
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Description: Cyclones - Several Killed, Many Wounded

Date: April 17 1884

Newspaper published in: Dallas, GA

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 2

A cyclone passed over Troup, Meriwether and Pike and another across the upper part of Harris on Tuesday morning about 1 a.m.
In Troup a negro man had his thigh broken and a negro girl was killed.
At Chipley Mr. Lee Alford, John Langford and two children were killed. The wounded are Mrs. Lee Alford and seven children wounded painfully; A. J. Irvin, thought to be wounded fatally; William Langford, bruised painfully in the chest; Mrs. Mary Davis was fearfully lacerated; Dr. J. E. Thornton, arm bruised, and many others injured slightly.
In Meriwether county four negroes were killed on Luke Powell’s place. A number of persons fatally wounded. In all the counties named a vast amount of property was destroyed.

Submitted: 02/07/17

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