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Millwood, MN Lightning Strike, Jul 1899

Lightning Kills Affianced Couple.

ST. CLOUD, Minn., July 25.--James Harren of Freeport and Agnes Herzog of Millwood were instantly killed by lightning today at the home of Miss Herzog. They were sitting on the porch when lightning struck the corner of the house. They were engaged to be married.

The New York Times, New York, NY 26 Jul 1899

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Killed by Lightning.

St. Cloud, Minn., July 25.--J. B. Harren, of Freeport, and Miss Agnes Herzog of Millwood, were instantly killed by lightning about noon today at the home of Miss Herzog. The Herzog family and Harren were sitting on the porch when lightning struck the corner of the house, killing Harren and Miss Herzog. The rest of the people were uninjured. Harren and Miss Herzog were engaged to be married.

Grand Forks Herald, Grand Forks, ND 26 Jul 1899



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