Savannah, IL Tornado, May 1898

The Dead ..... At Savannah, Ill - four persons, names unknown. ...

The cyclone crossed to Illinois between Savannah and Thompson. One family of four persons was wiped out near Savannah. ... Telegraph and telephone wires are down in all directions but it is believed that the storm spent its force shortly after passing over Savannah.

Lima Daily Times, Lima, OH, 19 May 1898


"At Savannah news was received of the killing of four persons at Teades Grove, the first station east of that city..." At Savannah hailstones measuring seven inches in circumference fell.

The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA 20 May 1898