1896 Cyclone Deaths
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1896 Cyclone Deaths

In May 1896, a cyclone, now called a tornado, hit St. Louis near the Soulard area. Many people died from this weather catastrophe. Some were prominent St. Louisans, others ordinary citizens. A special publication, The Great Cyclone, outlines the devastation from this event. The index includes the names of the deceased, their ages, and their home addresses.

This index was published in the 1975 St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly, volume 8, number 2, pages 43–45.

 

1896 St. Louis Cyclone Deaths

Showing records 12 to 36 of 237.

NameNotes
Bergeest, John 27, 2408 South Broadway.
Boecklin, Ulrich 48, 1309 South Seventh street.
Bohle, Fred 64, 2807 Wisconsin avenue.
Bolm, Augusta 63, 1706 Park avenue.
Bowler, Wm. 28, 328 Montrose avenue.
Bradshaw, Wallace 20, 923 N. Jefferson avenue.
Brandenburger, Carl 40 years, 1827 Park avenue.
Brouthers, John 304 North Fifteenth street.
Brown, C. M. 2621 St. Louis avenue.
Buck, Catherine, Mrs. 78 years, 4368 Swan avenue.
Cahill, Mary, Mrs. 70, Jefferson avenue and Papin.
Carnero, Charles 19, 1411 Papin.
Cheney, Emma L. 42, 1432 Mississippi avenue.
Claypool, Cora 67, 2641 Papin
Claypool, Ethel 10, 2641 Papin
Coles, Charles 21 years, 4500 Washington avenue
Conelly, John Springfield, Illinois
Conrad, Mamie 22 years, Jefferson Barracks.
Cook, William 36 years, 932 North Broadway.
Cooning, Alphonse 22 years, Earlington, Kentucky
Craddock, Martin 36, 1211 Carr street.
Craig, Charles 817 Walnut.
Creamer, Kate F. 20, 2643 Caroline street.
Crook, William 33, 1611 Lafayette.
Crump, Catherine A. 47, 2711 Park avenue.

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