Henry County, TN deaths from the court minutes 1836-1839
Transcribed by Sandra Wanamaker

 

 Deceased

 Widow

 Administrator/Executor

 Minor Children

 Martin Baker

 

Terrence Cosney,
Henry Lightfoot

 

 Giles Cooke

 

Thomas Quigley,
Oran D Watson

 

 James Carter

 

John & William L Carter

Thomas Haynes, guardian for Allison E, Susan J. Transferred to Susan Carter

 Cyrus Davis

Sarah

George Byars

Sarah Davis, guardian for Washington, Elizabeth, Orange, Edney, William

 Leroy Prewett

Nancy

Nancy Prewett

 

 Samuel Wynns

 

 

Edward Barnhill, guardian for Margaret, John W, Thomas J, Adaline, James C, Sarah J. Transferred to Thomas Daniel, then to John Williams, adding Elizabeth & Jane, minor orphans

 John Thomas

 

 

Edwqrd Palmer , guardian for Jesse, Eliza

 Harmon Rose

Dorothy

 

Dorothy Rose, guardian for Martha Elizabeth, Polly, James, Adaline, Nancy J. Dorothy then married John R Moore, and he became their guardian

 Austin M Coats

 Died 17May1833

Lucinda

John D Dismokes

 

 David Foster

 

Terence Cooney

 

 Robert Hayes

 Died intestate

Juliet

James W Hayes

James W Hayes guardian for Eliza, Robert, Mexico, William, John F

 Henry G Haynes

Matilda

 

Thomas Haynes guardian for Martha J, Thomas B, Mary B

 Jesse Brooks

 

Charles Brooks

Nathan Carter guardian for minor orphans

 William Parsons

 

Joseph Parsons

 

 James McKee

 

Nathaniel Macon

 

 Harris Pope

 

Mennican Howard

 

 Robert Wilson

Sarah

 

 

 Oran Watson

 

William W Horse

Cullen Brittain, guardian for Searcy, Leroy, Emmanuel, Simeon, Elbert, Martha Ann. Court later found Cullen mismanaged the estate.

 Oran Watson

 

 

William W Watson, guardian for Emmanuel, Simeon, Elbert

Oran D. Watson guardian for Leroy. George Oliver guardian for Martha Ann

 George House

 

 

John House guardian for Nancy, Simeon

 Alsey Elkins

 

William & Merrill Elkins

 

 Joseph Hodge

 

William Henry

 

 George Hodge

 

Francis Poindexter

 

 James W Ross

 

Thomas Ross

 

 James Carter

Delilah

Delilah Carter

 

 James Spence

 

Reuben Spence

 

 John Lee

 

Peter Kendall

 

 John Kelly

 Had will

 

Fanny Kelly & William Henry

 

 Sampson Sikes

 

Arthur Sikes

 

 Mark Lonan

 Had will

 

Judith Lonan

 

 Asariah Graves

 

Joseph Ellis

 

 Richard Throgmorton

 

James Watkins

 

 John V Williams

 

Soloman Williams

R D Williams guardian for Gabriel, James, Susan, Ann. Later Dillard R Williams

 Thomas Frazier

 Died intestate

Jane

Jane Frazier, John Williams

 

 James Williams

 

 

Adam Atchison guardian for James A John L, Lucretia, Demetrius

 Willie Brogdon, Sr.

 

Willie Brogdon

 

 Granville Waddy

 Died intestate

Rachel

John Tarbott

 

 Susannah Crenshaw

 

Robert Caldwell

 

 Nathaniel Crenshaw

 

 

Arena Crenshaw guardian for California

 Fielding Veezey

 

Elias Bowden

Thomas Bowden guardian for Jackey (Jace), Robert L, William B, Louisa J, Susan F, Thomas B, Mary F. Benjamin Bowden security

 Thomas Meyer

 

Thomas Dale

 

 Littleberry Breach

 

 

Charles Witcher guardian for Petitzer Witcher, Thomas A Breach

 Elizabeth Green

 

Ann Green, next of kin

 

 Samuel Arnett

 

Gideon French

 

 Daniel Hansbrough

 

William Henry

Allen Wade guardian, later Coleman Buckley for Catherine, Sarah, Henry W. Harding guardian for minor heirs Lewis A, William E & Braswell Harding.

 Solomon H Armor

 

David Armor, Samuel Waddy

 

 Ambrose Stoker

 

Edward & John Stoker

Edmund Stoker guardian for Ira, Green

 

 

 

Nathan Crockett guardian for Elbert Watson

 Claiborne W McVay

 

 

Edward Bumpass guardian for Jordan Alfred, Americus

 Isaac Middleton

 

Martha Middleton,
William Tucker

 

 William Porter

 

Thomas, William & James K Porter

 

 Alexander McKorkle

 

 

Jonathan D Looney guardian for Matilda, Mary, Margaret

 John C Hamilton

 

Terence Cooney

Daniel D Hamilton guardian for Benjamin T, Andrew J, Tennessee

 Marshall French

 

 

Samuel C French guardian for minor orphansl Later Geoge Lee guardian for John W, Berry A

 Samuel S. Arnett

 

Gideon French

 

 William Hendricks

 

James Hendricks

 

 James Moore

 

George W Moore

Robert Alexander guardian for Angelina, James. Later transferred to William Wright. Joseph Hill guardian for Mary Ann, Robert C

 Nicholas Dixon

 Died intestate

Lucy

Lucy Dixon

 

 William Brooks

 Had will

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Brooks

 

 Mary Young

 Died intestate

 

James Young

 

 Martin Bevill

Mary

Lewis Bevill & Coleman Smith

Oswald Potts guardian for Wesley B, Marcus L

 Soloman Cotton

 

Benjamin Brown

 

____Sims

____Sims

 

 

 Sally Brizendine

 Died intestate

 

Bannister Brizendine

 

 John V Williams

 

Dillard Williams

 

 Sarah Moore

 

George W Moore,
Hamblin Hogan

 

 Thomas McCannon

 

Nancy McCannon

 

 William Thompson

 

William D. Williamson

 

 Evalina G Manly

 

Hamblin F Manly

 

 John Shankle

 

Coabley Handle

Beverly Shankle guardian for William F

 Allen McCullough

 

 

William Porter guardian for Stephen R, James W, Allen W, George N

 John Daniel

 

Mahala Daniel (later Cohen) & Cornelius Dellahite

 

 Polly Buchanan

 

Daniel Graham

 

 Thomas Mowyer

 

Thomas Dale

 

 John Matthewson

 Died intestate

Isabella

John J Matthewson, George Arnett

 

 George W Rankin
 Had will

 

 

 

 William

 

Robert McCutcheon

 

 Edmund Dumas

 

Richard Dumas

Gova Cox guardian for Benjamin F, Francis M. Transferred to Frances Dumas. Later James Crowder guardian for Franklin, Marion

 William Akin

 

 

Thomas Moss guardian for Joseph

 Mary Shankle

 

Peter Kendall

 

 Alexander Thomas

 

Peter Kendall

 

 Jesse Kuy /Key Kendall

 

Robert A Kendall

William Woodridge guardian for Eliza Kuy Kendall. Robert K Kendall guardian for Jesse C Key Kendall

 John Lee

 

Eli Kendall

 

 Winney Lowery

 

Winifred Beauchamp

 

 Isaac Green

 

William Thorpe

 

 James Daniel

 

Thomas Bowden, John Oliver

Susan Daniel guardian for Seth W, Mary F, Sarah E, George M. Later transferred to Josiah Carney

 Jesse Sniper

 

 

James Miller then Herbert Collier

____Manly

 

 

Hamblin Manly guardian for John, A C, J B

 Rosannah Ridgway

 Died intestate

 

John & Samuel Ridgway

 

 David Gray Jr.

 

James Gray

James Gray guardian for Thomas, David A, Araminta

 John Palmer

 

John L Palmer

 

 Moses Myrick

Ann

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Kendall guardian for Fereby & Sarah Kendall

 Luke Thomas

 

Peter Kendall

 

 Carter Foster

 

 

Terence Cooney guardian for Robert, Catherine M

 Eli Hatcher

 

 

James Baker guardian for minor orphans

 Henry V Harding living

 

 

Henry V Harding guardian for minor children Lewis, William, Boswell

 Elijah Henshaw

Nancy

George Moore

 

 Littleberry Crook

Martha

Martha Crook

 

 Ethelred Elinor

Rosinda

Allanson Powell

Rosenda Ellinor guardian for Nancy, Sarah Ann, William F, John W, Sylvester

 Margaret Ellison

 Died intestate

 

Aaron Woodruff

 

 William Hendricks

 

 

Isaac Hendricks guardian for Stewart, idiot orphan

 Lewis Graves

 Nuncupative will

Miriam

Witnesses Austin &
Rebecca Smith

 

 William Home

 

William Porter

William Porter guardian for minor orphans

 Ann Smith

 

William Porter

 

 James S Wright

 

George S Wright

 

 James Job

 

James Harden, William Crawford

 

 John A Pritchett

 

Armistead Pritchett

 

 John B Howard

 

 

William Rodgers guardian for James S, Zemrod, Martha, Mary , John, Steven

 Nathan Green/Greer

 

Brison Green/Greer

Preston G Haynes guardian for
Marinda, Newton

 James Jones

 

Hiram Jones

 

 George B Edmonds

 

 

Howell Edmonds guardian for William H, Martha E. (Wynns),

 John G Watkins

 

Martha Watkins

 

 John Shankle

 

Cooley Randle

 

 Zachariah Wyatt, Jr

 

 

Zachariah Wyatt guardian for Edney Wyatt

 Joel Cheek

 Died intestate

Leanna

William Hogan

 

 Harvey Wise

 Died intestate

 

Jarrel Randle

 

 James Moore

 

 

Joseph Hill guardian for Robert C. William Wright guardian for Angelina, James P.

 John J Daniel

 

 

James Koen guardian for Delilah

 Ralph King

 

James & John J Erwin

 

 James T Winans

 Died intestate

 

Eldridge Randle

 

 Samuel D Smoot

 

Nancy Smoot, Robert Jenkins

William Goodman guardian for Elizabeth, Nancy, Mary, John, Sarah M

 Hugh Young

 Had will

 

James Young,
Soloman Copeland

 

 Aaron Causey

 

 

William Howlett guardian for minor orphans

 Archibald Davis

 

Thomas Porter, Benjamin Brown

Jane M Davis guardian

 William Stone

 

 

William Hogan guardian for Jane & William Stone

 Clement Montague

 Died Intestate

 

James K Wilson

 

 Louise Poe

David

David Poe

 

 John R Reaves

 

James Harder

William Swor guardian for William R, Lucy A, Mahala, Clinto W

 Thomas Reddin

 

Soloman Moore

 

 Andrew Jameson

 Died intestate

Francis

James Ray, Sr.

 

 William Copeland

 

George W Rhodes

 

 Meyer Alexander

 

Jesse Alexander

 

 David Smith

 Died intestate

Margaret J

William Thompson

 

 Thomas Reaves

 

 

John Hagler guardian for William R, Elizabeth

 Patsy Allen

 

William B Allen

 

 Mary Elliston

 

Aaron Woodruff

 

 Allen Perry

Sarah

William Wright, William Collins

 

 Stephen VanCleve living

 

 

Guardian for Elinor P, child of said Stephen VanCleve

 James S Arnett

 

George French

 

 Uriah Hendricks

 

Daniel & James Hendricks

 

 May Buchanan

 

Kenith Buchanan, Daniel Graham

 

 Samuel McFadden

 

Will presented by James McFadden

 

 Claiborne Brown

 

Joel Hagler, Elijah Foust

Silas Hagler guardian for Elizabeth

 Solomon Upchurch

 

 

John Upchurch guardian for Bennett Upchurch

 Bedford Snider

Rebecca

Peter Snider

 

 Archelus Hughes

 

 

William R. Lemons/Remmons guardian for Nancy A minor orphan , his wife

 Zephaniah W Thompson

 

Thomas Williams,
Gabriel Bennett

Sarah Thompson guardian for Louisa F Simpson, William G, Mary J, Isaac N, Frances W, Nancy

 I V Williams

 

 

D W Williams guardian for minor orphans

 Jesse Sexton

 Died intestate

 

Miles & William Sexton

 

 Claiborne Brown

 

 

Silas M Hagler guardian for Elizabeth, John Hagler security

 James Collins

 Died Intestate

 

Joseph B Wilson

 

 Nancy Hughes

 Died Intestate

 

_____Hughes

 

 Littleberry Bostick

 

William Johnston

 

 James Malone

 

 

William Sampson/Simpson guardian for James W Malone

 William Taylor, Sr.

Nancy

William Johnston

 

 Abner Rhodes

 

William H Rhodes, Benjamon Peeples

 

___________James

 

 

John H Warrin guardian for Ann & Louisa James

 Samuel French

 Died intestate

Susannah

James C Gainer

 

 James A Willlis

 

James Candle

Anna Wills guardian for Sarah, Jane, James A

 Jonah B Snider

 

Peter Snider

 

 Henry Sexton

 Died intestate

Tempy

Solomon Copeland

 

 Eli Hatcher

 

James Baker

 

 Lucy Peters

 Had will

 

James P Peters

 

 Cornelius Dellahite

 Died intestate

Nancy

Willie Dellahite, James Muzzell

 

 Richard Hudson

 Had will

 

Harriet Hudson

 

 Henry Fowler

 Died intestate

Polly

Polly Fowler

 

 Wm McAdoo

 Died intestate

Elizabeth

Samuel & Joseph McAdoo

 

 Thomas Redding

 

Solomon Murray

Stephen VanCleave guardian for Tabitha, Mary T, Sarah Jane, Thomas S, Deborah/Deveraux

 Goodle Warren

 

William Dellahite

 

 Samuel McFadden

Winfrey

Widow dissented from last will, & refused to take under the same

 

 Edmund Hogan

 Had will

 

David Hogan

 

 Henry M Pennick

 

James Gainer

Thomas Pennick guardian for Nancy Jane Penick. John Bushart guardian for John J Penick. James Gainer guardian for Elijah Penick. John E White guardian for Jacob Penick & Elizabeth A White

 Roscoe C Cole

 Died intestate

 

John Rockingham

 

 David E Jackson

 Died intestate

 

Edward J Jackson, son

 

 Thomas Lamb

 Died intestate

Elizabeth

James Lamb

 

 William Thomas

 Died intestate

Lucy

Terence Cooney

William Thomas guardian for Jane & Thomas, minor orphans

 John Clendenin

 Had will

 

John Hagler

 

 Ethelred Elinor

 

 

Rosinda Elinor guardian for Nancy, Sarah, Ann, William F, John W, Sylvester

 Thomas T Kay

 Nuncupative will

Polly

Moses Span

 

 Garland Key

 

 

Stephen Paschall guardian for William O

 Ephraim Williams

 

Henry Finch

 

 William Atkins

 

 

Abia Atkins guardian for Rebecca

 Mary Harrison

 Died intestate

 

George Harrison, Thomas Cate

 

 Nathan Williams, Senior

 Had will

 

Frances Williams, Jenning Courts

 

 William Young

 Died intestate

None mentioned

John & Newton Young

 

 William Horn

 

William Porter

 

 Oliver Harrison

 

 

Anderson Malone guardian for Hulda, Mary, John M, George, Daniel

 Richard V Woodson

 

 

William Walters guardian for Virginia V, William R, Wilmoth, Elizabeth. Transferred to John Warren. Later Joseph Weatherly guardian for Virginia, his wife. 1840, John H Warren guardian for Elizabeth, William. Lewis Hyer guardian for Wilmoth

 James Brooks

 Died Intestate

 

Michael Brooks

 

 George Gibson

 

 

Archibald Gibson guardian for Joseph, Susan, Elizabeth

 Nancy Renshaw

 Died Intestate

 

George Moore

 

 William Alkins

 

 

Son Henry idiot

 Tindale A Meadows

 

Thomas Williams

 

 Winifred Beauchamp

 Died intestate

 

William Lowery

 

 William Dillahunty

 Died intestate

 

James Dillahunty, John Haynes

Lusana Dillahunty guardian for Green B, Charlotte, Francis M, Joseph H, Olive C, Helen M, Lusana, Tabitha

 Hugh M. Hale

Matilda

Matilda Hale

 

 Philip Routen

 Died intestate

Mary

James Gainer

 

 Varner Caldwell

 Died intestate

Martha

John Babb

 

 James S. Mitchell

 

 

Elijah Ward guardian for Mary Jane. Robert Breedlove guardian for Ambrose

 William Nicholas

 Died intestate

Nelly

David Neisler

 

 John Swift

 

Garland Swift

 

 Benjamin Macklin

 

 

Thomas Porter guardian for minor orphans

 Jesse Moore

 Died intestate

Harriet

Harriet Moore, E B Cooper

 

 George W Moody

 Died intestate

Lucy

William Walters, later William Moody

 

 John Morgan

 Died intestate

widow

Lemuel Morgan

 

 William Elkins

 Died intestate

 

Hubbard Causey

 

 Samuel Crewdson

 

 

Amos Willikin guardian for William, James, Samuel B

 Andrew Willoughby

 

 

Jacob Willoughby guardian for Isaac. Wallis (Wallace) Willoughby guardian for John

 Joseph McClean

Nancy

Nancy & James McClean

 

 Samuel Ridgway

 

 

James McClean guardian FOR Sarah

 Thomas Jernigan

 Died intestate in Mississippi

 

John W Jernigan

 

 Cyrus Davis

 

 

Sarah Davis guardian for Minor orphans

 John Brown

 

John Barfield

 

 Abraham Lucbrick

 Died intestate

Elizabeth

James Lumbrick, Benjamin Bowden

 

 Cullen Brittain

 

William Porter, William Caldwell

 

 Moses Kendall

 

 

Peter Kendall guardian for minor orphans

 Kinchen Marshall

 

 

Allanson Powell guardian for Martha Marshall

 Charles Biles

 Had will

 

Michael Biles

 

 Ruth Poynter

 

 

William Poynter guardian for infant William.

 Polly Poynter

 

 

William Poynter guardian for Evalina Blakemore, Elizabeth, Pauline, Angelina (likely Angelina age 26 in 1850 census living with William age 60), Lenzo D

 Fendwell Cardwell

 

 

Nathaniel Ewing guardian for Norflet, Ann Eliza

 Asa Humphrey

 Died intestate

Martha

Martha Humphrey

 

 David Estes

 

Frances Estes, Ralph Walker

 

 Henry Harding

 

 

Lewis Harding guardian for William, Boswell, Lewis

 John S Howlin

 

 

Martha A Howlin guardian for David R, S, Nancy

 Walter Compton

 

 

Elizabeth Compton guardian for Mary Jane

 

 

 

Aaron Cresinberry guardian for John, Jencey, Elizabeth, Mourning, Caroline, Louisa, William, minor children of said Aaron

 William Phillips

 

 

Elizabeth Phillips guardian for minor orphans

 Benjamin Thomas

 

 

William Thomas guardian for minor orphans

 Benjamin Barton

 

 

Joseph Barton guardian for minor orphans

 Joseph Stem

 

 

Isaac Bullock guardian for minor orphans

 William Walters

 Died intestate

Ann

John Porter

Lewis Hyers guardian fo0r Robert, Obediah, Sarah

 William Whitfield

 Had will

 

Hannah Whitfield & James Lee

 

 Jonathan Matheny

 Died intestate

Elizabeth

John Hagler

 

 James B Ridgway

 

Thomas Ridgway

 

 Frederick Grigg

Widow

William Crittenden

 

 Thomas Griffin

 Had will

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nathan Clement guardian for Daniel & Nath Clement & Nancy his wife

 William Edward

 

 

James Sweatt husband of Sarah

 

 

 

Stephen Nance guardian for Reuben B, Archelaus M, Nancy M, Sarah M, Lepony P, Stephen L, Martha Jane, minor children of said Stephen Nance who thereupon entered bond of $1000 to William Hughes as his security

 George Gibson

 

 

Archibald Gibson Guardian for Joseph, Elizabeth, Susan

 John B Howell

 

 

William C Rodgers guardian for minor orphans

 Bethel Rodgers

 

 

Asa Bacchus guardian for William J

 James H McKorkle

 

 

Benjamin H Diggs Guardian for Catherine A

 Stephen Taylor

 

 

William Crawford guardian for Hugh, John, Henry, Elijah, Samuel

 William Looney

 

 

Constantine Frazier guardian for Ann Eliza, William A, Mary Jane , Susannah

 

 

 

Andrew Walker guardian for Wilson P Walker

 W W Rogers

 

 

Edward F Bumpass guardian for James, Mary , Emmeline, Elvisa, Franklen, Whitfield

 

 

 

William Gulledge guardian for Rebecca, Zelpha, Sarah Jane

 Moses Dunlap

 

 

Silas Dunlap guardian for Moses, Eliza, Margaret B

 William Alexander

 

 

Thomas Alexander guardian for Emily C, Paul S, William D, Adaline, Robert, Patrick, Mary

 Samuel A. Allen

 

 

Martha A Newlin guardian for Virginia B & Portia J. Elizabeth J Allen guardian for Samuel A & William S.

 John S Newlin

 

 

Martha A Newlin guardian for David R, S, Nancy H

 George Armstrong

 

 

Swaney Burrus guardian for Martha & Nance

 Willie Brogdan

 

 

Jesse Nix guardian for Martha J, Minerva C, Frances M, Nathaniel G, Jacob

 

 

 

Lewis Hyer guardian for William D, Randolph L and Mary L, minor children of said Lewis Hyer