28 January 2018

John Fowler, Kintore

Melancholy Accident. - On Thursday last, a young man of the name of John Fowler, a farmer in the parish of Kintore, while loading his gun in the house, for the purpose, it is supposed, of shooting crows, resting the butt-end on the window, it immediately went off, and lodged the contents in his breast.  He immediately dropt down, and expired, leaving a widowed mother and sister, to deplore his loss.

Published in the Aberdeen Journal, Wednesday 28th January 1818.

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