Cincinnati, OH Tornado, May 1872

A tremendous tornado passed over the country north and east of Cincinnati, on the 22d destroying several houses Geo McMullins house was taken up and carried several rods, with the members of the family in it, all of whom were injured though none of them fatally The track of the tornado was a quarter of a mile in width It levelled[sic] orchards as well as houses, and caught up horses and cattle, and dashed them down like trifles, and played havoc generally

Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, IL 30 May 1872