Tornado of 1897: Names of Those Killed



From The Chandler News, 16 April 1897

The Victims of the Cyclone: Something About the Lives that Were Lost in the Terrible Storm of March 30th

"Chandler has become a city of cave dwellers," stated the Editor. 

Names listed (not including infants): 

Dawson: John Dawson
Demoss: E. Demoss
Grissinger: Emily Grissinger
Johnson: David C. Johnson
Johnson: Mrs. P. C. Johnson and children, Nelson Johnson and Elsie Johnson
Lee: Mrs. H. C. Lee
Smith: Mrs. Tom Smith
Woodyard: Mr. and Mrs. James Woodyard and child



Added 23 April 1897: Alexander Bishop (buried in Wright Cemetery)


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