Mrs. Mary Watson Death

Mrs. Mary Watson, of Grainger County, Tenn. was burned to death Sunday April 1st. It is supposed she was endeavoring to light her pipe from the open fire place and losing her balance, buried her face in a bed of coals. When her husband entered the room, to his horror he found her dead.

Knoxville Daily Journal — Tuesday, April 10, 1888

Transcribed by Robert McGinnis and used by permission.

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