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Amboy, IL Tornado, Jun 1860

Amboy Ill. June 4th--The tornado reaches about eight miles in length. John Hubbells farm house, barn, fences and stock were destroyed, Mr and Mrs Hubbell were dangerously injured, and Henry Hubbell's wife badly injured. Mr Moss's farm house, barn, fences and stock are destroyed; Mrs MOSS is killed; Mr Moss and daughter are dangerously injured, and two sons slightly injured; J Rosebrugh's farm house, barn, fences and stock, destroyed; Mr Sackett badly injured; Mr Northway's farm house, barn, fences and stock destroyed; Mr Northway's son badly injured; Bigsby's farm house, barn, fences and stock ,destroyed; Crombie's farm house, barn, fences and stock, destroyed, his child killed and another dangerously injured; Judge Wood's extensive farm house, barn, fences and stock, destroyed; Mr Wright's farm house, barn, fences and stock destroyed; Mr Wright dangerously injured; Mr McEmmett's house, barn, fences and stock, destroyed; Mr Maine's farm house, barn, fences and stock destroyed.

Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL 5 Jun 1860



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