FAMILY HISTORIES OF
PERSONS BURIED AT
GREENWOOD CEMETERY
CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE

ROBERT WEST HUMPHREYS

Section 7

1. Graduate of Harvard Law School

2. Prominent lawyer in Cíville

3. Hero of Mexican War under Gen Trousdale (later Gov Trousdale) Served in same brigàder as Stonewall Jackson

4. Humphreys Co. is named for his father PARRY WAYNE HUMPHREYS (who also was a lawyer here.   His homeplace was the site where APSUís Dunn Center now sits)

5. Robert West Humphreys married a sister to Win Douglas Meriwether (of Woodstock) . . . another sister was Carol  Meriwether Goodlet, the founder of United Daughters of Confederacy.
 
 

Information used on the Greenwood Historic Tour of 2001.  Site location information may be found on the Greenwood Cemetery site.

Submitted by Randall Rubel  e-mail: RRUBEL@peoplepc.com


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