Lancaster, OH Lightning Strike, May 1905

Deadly Lightning Strike

Lancaster, Ohio, May 11 -- MRS. ALEXANDER SCHAFER and her six-year-old son were struck and fatally injured by lightning to-day. MRS. ELIZABETH SCHAFER, who was also in the house, was uninjured. The house was wrecked.
Four distinct electrical storms broke over the city, doing great damage to trees, isolated barns, and telegraph poles.

The Washington Post District of Columbia 1905-05-12