* I have no connection that I know of. I seen this and thought it might help with info if someone was looking.
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The Pantagraph ( bloomington, Illinois ) Aug. 31, 1893
--- Col. William B. Davis, a wealthy citizen of Marshall County, Ky., committed suicide by shooting himself. He was 86 years old, and a widow recently got a judgement against him for $600 in a suit for breach of promise, which is supposed to have led to the act.