Gripple Springs, TX Tornado, May 1907

TWO KILLED

And a Score Injured in a Tornado at Gribble Springs

Gainesville, Tex., May 25.-A tornado struck Gribble Springs, 18 miles southeast of here, early today, wrecking 20 or 30 houses, killing two persons and injuring a score.

The dead:

HAROLD MCCLOSKEY, a child.
JAMES MCCLOSKEY, child.

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

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TORNADO PLAYED HAVOC ALSO AT GRIBBLE SPRINGS

GAINESVILLE, Texas, May 25.-A tornado struck Gribble Springs today wrecking 25 houses, killing two persons and injuring a score.

Dead:

HARRY MCCLOSKY.
JAMES MCCLOSKY.
(Both Children)

Injured severely:

JAMES MCCLOSKY, father of dead children, may die.
JOSIE TURPIN, may die.
UNA JACKSON, may die.

The tornado devastated growing land two miles wide and several miles long.

The Macon Daily Telegraph, 25 May 1907

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