Ridgeway, PA Lightning Strikes House, May 1889

MOTHER AND THREE CHILDREN KILLED.

Renovo, Pa., May 13. -- MRS. WILLIAM McNAIL and her four children, of Ridgeway, Elk County, sought safety from the storm in the cellar of their house. While there, lightning struck the house, and the mother and three of her children were killed. The other child, a babe of a month, was alive and uninjured in the arms of its dead mother.

The News Frederick Maryland 1889-05-13