Mitchell, IN Family Drowns In Wagon, Aug 1889

A WHOLE FAMILY DROWNED.

Mitchell, Ind., Aug. 6. -- Sunday's storm in this section proves to have been most disastrous to life and property . A wagon containing a family of five, father, mother, and three small children, was blown from the roadside into Black Creek and all were drowned. Scores of houses were unroofed and several were demolished.

Eau Claire Leader Wisconsin 1889-08-07