Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) death certificate:
Place of Death: County: Dickson, Civil Dist. 14, Village or City: (blank)
Reg. Dist. No. 225, Primary Reg. Dist. No. 1214, Reg. No. (blank), File No. (blank)
Full Name: William Joseph BOWKER ?
Sex: Male Race: white Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: 11/13/1917
Age: still born 0 min.
Occupation: none Nature of Industry: none
Name of Father: J. R. BOWKER ? (writing is very faint)
Birthplace of Father: Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother: Minnie? MCCLELLAN
Birthplace of Mother: Tenn.
Informant: Dr. A. G. Castleman Address: Charlotte Tenn.
Filed: 11/20/1917 Jas. A. Venable, Registrar
Date of Death: 11/13/1917
The physician attended him from 11/13/1917 to still born
and last saw him dead 11/13/1917
Death occurred at: (blank)
Cause of Death: the child was a monster (anencephalus) a large body
weighed 12 pounds
Signed by: A. G. Castleman, M. D. Date: 11/20/1917 Address: Charlotte Tenn.
Place of Burial: (blank) Date of Burial: (blank)
Undertaker: (blank) Address: (blank)
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