Marshall County Tennessee Genealogy
FAMILY GROUP SHEET
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HUSBAND: Harry Urban Wakefield
BORN: December 31, 1875 in Cornersville, Marshall County, TN
MARRIAGE: December 31, 1901 in Troy, Obion County, TN
DIED: 1953 in Shelbyville, Bedford County, TN
FATHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Thomas Winston Wakefield. January 30. 1850
MOTHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Martha Adelaide Cunningham, March 1851
NOTES:  Attended Peabody College, was farmer and manufacturer of wooden
products.
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WIFE: Mary Frances Enloe
BORN: July 18, 1877
MARRIAGE: December 31, 1901 in Troy, Obion County, TN
DIED: 1963 in Shelbyville, Tennessee
FATHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH:  Abraham B. Enloe, April 6, 1827, Troy,
Obion Co., TN
MOTHERíS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH:  Sarah Amanda Brice, Sept 15, 1835,
Fairfield Co., SC
NOTES: Attended Erskine College, Due West, SC, and Cincinnati Conservatory
of Music.  Taught music.
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CHILD 1:  Harry Urban Wakefield, Jr.
SEX: M
BORN: November 7, 1902 in Cornersville, TN
MARRIAGE: Martha Sands
OTHER MARRIAGES:  Married Gladys after Martha's death.
MILITARY SERVICE: US Navy, WWII
DIED: August 15, 1981 in Houstin, Texas
NOTES: Graduated from Vanderbilt University, Chemical Engineer, Phi Beta
Kappa, became CEO of Tennessee Gas and Transmission Company.
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CHILD 2:  Enloe Brice Wakefield
SEX: M
BORN: October 30, 1905 in Cornersville, TN
MARRIAGE: Harriet Watson in Macon, Georgia
MILITARY SERVICE: US Navy, WWII
DIED: June 16, 1984 in Macon, Georgia
NOTES:  Attended Mercer University, worked for WWWoolworth and Co., retired
from position of national buyer. Two daughters.
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CHILD 3:  Robert Winston Wakefield
SEX: M
BORN: February 12, 1908 in Cornersville, TN
MARRIAGE: Louisa Polk Peery,  May 29, 1934 in Troy, Obion County, TN
OTHER MARRIAGES: Private - still living
DIED: September 9, 1986
NOTES: Owned and operated Wakefield Mfg. Co. in Shelbyville, TN,
manufactured cross cut saw handles.  Two daughters.
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CHILD 4:  Paul Wakefield
SEX: M
BORN: November 7, 1910 in Cornersville, TN
MARRIAGE: Eloise Hames in 1949
MILITARY SERVICE:  US Marine Corps, WWII and Korea
DIED: January 24, 1976
NOTES: Lived and worked in Washington DC where he was employed by the Dept
of State.  In WWII he was a Marine Corp Drill Instructor at Paris Island, SC
and also played the organ at the local church. One son.
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CHILD 5:  David Cunningham Wakefield
SEX: M
BORN: 1914 in Cornersville, TN
MARRIAGE: Ruth Meriwether
MILITARY SERVICE:  Merchant Marine WWII
DIED:  February 7, 1945 in New York, NY during WWII
NOTES: Only of the 4 sons in WWII who was killed.  He was Merchant Marine as
a consciencious objector.  One son.
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SUBMITTED BY: Dorothy Wakefield Chance
DATE: May 14, 1999
E-MAIL ADDRESS: dchance2@bellsouth.net
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MAILING ADDRESS: (Optional)  812 Crestland Ave., Murfreesboro, TN 37130
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:  The latter of two generations of this Wakefield family
who lived in Cornersville, TN.
 
 

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