John Smith (Schmitt)
Woodstock Newspaper, June 10, 1875 Thursday Column 1, page 5, died 2 June 1875
John Smith, the name also may be John Schmitt, living on the Crystal Lake & Huntley road was struck by lightning during the storm of last Wednesday, and instantly killed. He was standing near his stable at the time. His wife seeing him fall hastned to his assistance, but before she reached him he was dead.
Submitted by: Charlotte Flock