Mrs. ? Yerwood

The Cartersville Express
Cartersville, Georgia
August 26, 1874, Page 3
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KILLED BY LIGHTNING. – On Saturday last, during a severe thunderstorm at Bartow Iron works, a lady by the name of Yerwood while sitting in the house in the midst of her children, was stricken with lightning and killed upon the spot.  Two of the children were also severely injured, but have recovered.  She was the wife of a poor man with a wooden leg, and the mother of five little children.


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