Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from the Dickson County Herald dated 15 Oct. 1937:
"Alex Monroe Davidson died at his home in the Abiff neighborhood Friday, October 8, 1937. Born on November 25,1864, he was 72 years, ten months and thirteen days of age.
Mr. Davidson was married to Martha Goodman on October 5, 1884, and to this union was born seventeen children. Survivors are his wife and seven daughters and five sons, Elizabeth, Laura, Arbelle, Lena, Ella, Sara, Pauline, Alfred, Sam, Woods, Elton and Monroe Davidson. Two daughters and three sons preceded him to the grave.
The deceased joined and was baptized into the Primitive Baptist Church in May 1912. In his illness he bore his suffering patiently and was willing to go.
Funeral service was held at the Pleas Frazier cemetery Saturday October 9, conducted by Elder J. A. Pope."