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Obituaries & Death Notices: M Surnames

Frank McCannon

Frank, the three-year-old son of Dr. W. C. McCannon, of Knoxville, died January 1st from injuries received when the automobile driven by his father ran over him and crushed his little body.  The lad was riding from the garage to the street, as was his daily custom.  He fell from the step as he was about to alight and landed between the front and rear wheels.  Before the father could stop the machine the rear wheel had passed over the child's body.  The father carried him into the house, not realizing the extent of his injuries.  We extend our heartfelt sympathy to Dr. McCannon.  Source: Perry Bromberg, editor, The Journal of the Tennessee State Medical Association, volume 6 (Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee State Medical Association, 1913-1914), 364.

Katie Welcker McNutt

Died, Sunday afternoon, 24th inst., at 5 o'clock, at the residence of her mother, Mrs. N. P. Welcker, on Church street, Katie Welcker McNutt, wife of William A. McNutt, of this city. Katie Welcker was the second of the three daughters of the late Chancellor, Albert G. Welcker, who departed this life a few years ago in Cleveland, Tenn. She was born on the 23d day of October, 1851, and professed faith in Christ in the 14th year of her age. Source: "Obituary," Knoxville Weekly Chronicle, 27 November 1872, page 5, digital images, Chronicling America ( : accessed 17 July 2018). 


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