Near Y Z post office, Grainger County, on the 14th inst. Franklin Frazier, son of Mr. William Frazier, was killed by lightening. From what we can gather, the electrical current passed through a window in the rear part of the house, where the young man was, with the above fatal result. Other members of the family were badly shocked. Mr. William Frazier, father of the deceased, is a highly respected citizen and a prosperous farmer of Grainger County. The community in general extend their sympathies to the bereaved family.
Knoxville Daily Journal — Monday, June 17, 1889
Transcribed by Robert McGinnis and used by permission.
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