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Emery, TX Tornado, May 1907

SIX KILLED AND FORTY INJURED

IN A TORNADO AT EMERY, TEXAS, AND MUCH DAMAGE TO PROPERTY

Fort Worth, May 25. – Six persons are reported killed and Forty injured in a tornado at Emery, Texas. The dead:
WALTER MARTIN, aged 45.
MRS. BURKHALTER, a blind woman, aged 46.
------ HARVEY, aged 40.
THREE NEGROES.

Seriously injured: Miss Simmonds, age 20; Miss Cora York and Miss Belle York.

Six other white persons and between 30 and 40 negroes were more or less seriously injured. Every building on the county poor farm was demolished as well as several costly residences.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 26 May 1907



article | by Dr. Radut