Ruskin, NE Farmer Killed by Lightning, Jun 1897
FARMER KILLED BY LIGHTNING
Victim of an Electric Storm Which Raged Near Ruskin
NELSON, Neb., June 27. -(Special)- This county has been visited by a very heavy rains throughout the eastern part, the rainfall at Oak and Ruskin reaching four inches. Heavy thunder and lightning accompanied the storm. J. E. [illegible - Bills or Eails ?] a farmer northeast of Ruskin, was killed by lightning during the storm last evening.
The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 28 Jun 1897