Death of Robert Davidson

Robert Davidson, was accidentally shot and killed at the Y Z postoffice, Grainger County, Tuesday last. He and a couple of friends had been hunting. Davidson was sitting on a bed at his home working with his gun, when one of the young men with whom he had been hunting, accidentally struck the gun while passing by Davidson and the gun was discharged. Davidson dying from his injuries the following day.

Knoxville Daily Tribune — Saturday, March 5, 1892

Transcribed by Robert McGinnis and used by permission.

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