Smith, Joe 1881 – 1899
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 10/1/2020 at 14:54:09
Source: Decorah Republican July 20, 1899 P 8 C 1
Struck by Lightning and Died.
Waverly Independent:—Joe Smith was under a tree which was struck by lightning about 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon, and he received injuries from which, he died a few hours later. Joe was a son of Wm. Smith who lives in Polk township, a short distance north of Horton, where the accident occured. He was 18 years old.
Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows he was born in 1881 and died July 12, 1899. He is buried in the Horton Cemetery.
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