By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1997



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June 25, 1857

SAMUEL ALLEN born and raised in Christian Co., Ky.; died May 11, 1857, Cass Co., Texas.

ANDREW W. ALEXANDER born N.C., 1797; moved to Ky.; joined MEC April 1819; no death date given.

ELIZABETH A. WAIR born Hawkins Co., Tenn., March 7, 1821; d/o Lewis and Mary Lawson; died Bradley Co., Tenn., May 17, 1857; md James Wair, May 17, 1840; joined MEC 1841.

ANDERSON S. HAYSE born Oct. 14, 1791; died Benton Co., Ala., April 26, 1857; lived in Marshall Co., Tenn.; died on visit to relatives in White Plains.

"Brother" CHAPMAN born Prince Edward Co., Va., Feb. 28, 1793; moved to Williamson Co., Tenn. 1823; in 1832 to Marshall Co., Ky. where he died March 26, 1857.

JANE GILLELAND born Northumberland Co., Va., 1785; d/o Richard and Mary Haney; with parents moved to Cocke Co.; md Harvey Gilleland in 1804 and moved to St. Clair Co., Ala. where he died in 1824; she died Feb. 23, 1857.

SOLOMON HARDY died Logan Co., Ky., Jan. 24, 1857, aged 72 years; native of Md.; lived in Ky. 26 years.

ELIZABETH PALMER w/o S. M. Palmer; died May 7, 1857.


July, 2, 1857

JACOB MATHIAS, resident of Westminster, Md., killed in June 1857 at Hanover Junction of the Northern Central Railroad, in trying to catch the train, he fell, his legs being severed by the wheels and his skull being fractured; died soon after sustaining these mortal injuries.

Resolutions of Respect for P. McCONNELL who died Lewisburg, Tenn., March 30, 1857; wife predeceased him a few weeks; by Mt. Vernon Lodge #25, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cornersville, Tenn., dated April 7, 1857.

MARION HENSLEY born Clark Co., Ky., June 29, 1838; md George W. Hensley, August 7, 1856; died March 18, 1857; left widower and stepchildren.

ANGELINE CUSON w/o G. M. Cuson of Madisonville, Tenn.; d/o Rev. J. F. Gilbreath of Monroe Co., Tenn.; died in 31st year; no death date given.

Mrs. SARAH K. GRAY born Oldham Co., Ky., June 4, 1834; died Boyle Co., Ky. May 23, 1857.

JOSEPH ADDIE WITT d/o B. T. and Elvira Witt; died Yalobusha Co., Miss., June 5, 1857 in her 3rd year.

MARGARET LAVINIA RODGERS d/o James W. and Rebecca J. Rodgers; died June 5, 1857 aged 6 years.


July 9, 1857

JAMES W. GOODRUM s/o James and Elizabeth Goodrum; died nr. Allen Springs, Ky., May 10, 1857 aged 30 years; joined MECS January 1, 1854.

JAMES DEVER born Lincoln Co., Ky., Jan. 24, 1796; most of life spent in Marion Co., Ky.; moved to Clark Co., Ky. about 2 years ago where he died May 27, 1857; twice married; left a widow and several children.

CAROLINE WOODWARD w/o A. S. Woodward; died Lincoln Co., Tenn., May 9, 1857 aged 24 years; d/o Silas and Orpha Clark; left widower, 3 children.


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AMANDA P. CUNDIFF died Maury Co., Tenn., June 1, 1857; w/o James Cundiff; d/o Sampson and Sarah E. Liggett of Marshall Co., Tenn.; md Jan. 30, 1856; born February 12, 1837.

Dr. JAMES MADISON INGRAM born Washington Co., Ky., Jan. 5, 1832; died Ashwood, Maury Co., Tenn., May 17, 1857.

NANCY KIMBROUGH died Cynthiana, Ky., June 11, 1857 aged 58 years; d/o John and Sallie Fraser.

ELIZABETH P. RUSH d/o Martin and Martha J. Rush; died McLean Co., Ky., June 2, 1857 in her 17th year.

Miss SUSAN A. CROOK died Giles Co., Tenn.; no death date given; also, CICERO A. CROOK died in Alexandria, La.; no death date given; also, Mrs. R. E. WILLIAMS died Henry Co., Tenn., May 28, 1857.

FLORA NELSON d/o William E. and Mary A. Nelson; died Carrolton, Miss., April 28, 1857 aged 3 years.

RICHARD HENDERSON RIVERS s/o Dr. R. H. and M. B. C. Rivers; born Dec. 30, 1854; died Florence, Ala., June 10, 1857.


July 16, 1857

MARTHA SUMMERFORD died Houston Co., Ga., June 21, 1857 in her 50th year.

POLLY PAYNE, nee Martin, died Barren Co., Ky., June 5, 1857; lived to be almost a century old; born in Albemarle Co., Va.; md Benjamin Payne who had first married her sister who died; moved from Va. to Barren Co., Ky. in 1821, where he died 1832; mother of 8 children, 4 living.

Rev. JOHN HOYL born Cleveland Co., N.C., May 6, 1776; died McMinn Co., Tenn., May 18, 1857; md Rachel Latimore, Feb. 8, 1798; moved to McMinn Co. in 1822; wife died Oct. 17, 1827; he md Mary Love, Feb. 12, 1829; joined MECS 1810; MECS preacher.

NARCISSA, ANTINETT, MARY, MARTHA, SAMUEL EDWARDS, children of G. and E. Edwards, died "within the short space of eighteen days;" from Talladega, Alabama, June 23, 1857.

SUSAN ALEXANDER, nee Black, born Smith Co., Tenn., Feb. 16, 1818; died June 25, 1857.

SARAH BEALE d/o James and Alice Cowles; w/o Richard Beale; born Va., March 30, 1793; md April 24, 1816; died Williamson Co., Tenn., June 28, 1857.

SARAH ANN McDANIEL w/o Thomas McDaniel; d/o Marvel Duncan, born and raised in Walker Co., Ga., where she died June 5, 1857; he was born in McMinn Co., Tenn., April 26, 1833 and died June 7, 1857; left two children whom he entrusted to his parents.


July 23, 1857

JOHN S. LAMBETH born N.C., July 8, 1798; died Monroe Co., Miss., Feb. 6, 1857.

MARSHALL N. JONES s/o Aiden and Temperance Jones, born Sept. 17, 1828; md Sophia M. Cragg; died Pulaski Co., Ky., April 30, 1857.

DRUCILLA MITCHELL w/o George Mitchell; born August 11, 1837; md October 30, 1856; died May 24, 1857.

ROVINA A. EWING d/o William and Lydia Ewing; died Brownsport Furnace, Tenn., July 6, 1857 in her 16th year.

WILLIAM RUFFIN BROWN infant s/o Sterling C. and Mary E. Brown of no. Ala.; died Pulaski Co., Tenn., June 16, 1857.

WILLIAM WESLEY THOMPSON s/o Hugh L. and Sophronia Thompson; died Huntsville, Ala., aged 14 months, 12 days; no death date given.


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JOHN WESLEY DONALDSON only child of C. D. Donaldson died Albany, Ky., June 13, 1857 aged 4 years, 4 months.


July 30, 1857

MAGDALEN SANDERS w/o Calvin Sanders; d/o Joseph and Kezia Fore; died June 5, 1857.

Miss M. T. FAUCETT born Davidson Co., Tenn., July 6, 1840; joined MECS, July 1853; died May 12, 1857.

GRANVILLE S. MEADOR born Sumner Co., Tenn., Feb. 13, 1827; joined MECS September 1, 1856; died June 24, 1857.

MILTON COOPER died Winchester, Ky., June 24, 1857 in his 38th year.

MARY E. FOGLEMAN d/o late Rev. Absalom Bostick; w/o David Fogleman of Maury Co., Tenn.; born Nov. 8, 1817; md 1832; died May 29, 1857.

WILLIAM HUFHINES s/o Daniel and Jane Hufhines; died June 20, 1857 aged 41 years, 11 months; born Smith Co., Tenn. but raised in Jackson Co., Tenn.; joined MEC 1835.

MARIA WINN eldest d/o J. D. Winn; died Houston Co., Ga., June 17, 1857.

ELIZABETH P. COLE born Knox Co., Tenn., March 9, 1818; died Callaway Co., Ky., June 23, 1857; d/o Rev. Caleb Cole.

M. A. RUSELL w/o late William Rusell, died Calloway Co., Ky., May 16, 1857; born June 2, 1787; joined MEC 1817.


August 6, 1857

MARY A. J. LAWLER w/o John Lawler; died nr. Maysville, Ala., June 23, 1857; eldest d/o John R. F. and Lila J. Hulett; born April 17, 1839; joined MECS, July 12, 1851.

KENNON HARRIS born nr. Richmond, Va., 1799; died July 2, 1857; moved to Madison Co., Ala. when young; md Frances Ford; moved to Tishomingo Co., Miss. 1844, where he died.

SALLY M. WILBURN w/o James Wilburn; born Greenville Co., Va., Feb. 23, 1790; md May 20, 1811; moved to Madison Co., Ala. 1817; died June 19, 1857.

JOHN R. MONTS of Itawamba Co., Miss., born June 1, 1857; s/o Adam and Elizabeth Monts; born Sept. 29, 1829; died from accidental gunshot wound in his neck.

MARY E. PENNINGTON w/o John Pennington; died Chatham Co., June 3, 1857 in her 26th year; d/o Robert and Elizabeth Penninqton.

ARABELLA C. MILAM w/o Jarret M. Milam; died May 13, 1857; her "lovely babe named JOHN THOMAS" MILAM died April 29, 1857.

CHARLES J. FUNK born Jeffersontown, Ky., March 9, 1837; died May 27, 1859.

FRANCES ANN BAILEY w/o Jordan Bailey; died Holmes Co., Miss., April 19, 1857; joined MEC in Amelia Co., Va.; md Feb. 16, 1830; moved to Nottoway Co., Va. 1835; moved to Miss. 1845; left widow, six children.

RUTH FAIRLEIGH died Calhoun, Ky., July 8, 1857; d/o Remus and Sarah Griffith; w/o William H. Fairleigh; md June 15, 1848.

JOSEPH M. TWEEDY born Campbell Co., Va., April 6, 1806; died nr. Courtland, Ala., July 2, 1857; md Mary Martin 1824; Lavinia C. Finn 1834; moved to Madison Co., Ala. 1824; to Lawrence Co., Ala. 1842; joined MEC 1827.

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. THOMAS LASLEY who died recently; by Quarterly Meeting, Greensburg Circuit, Louisville Conf.; no date given.

JOHN RICHARD KING s/o P. C. and S. H. King of Springfield, Mo.; died Marshall Co., Tenn., June 29, 1857 aged 4 years.


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MARGARET MORROW d/o Rev. John Morrow; died Nashville, Tenn., July 19, 1857 aged about 9 months.


August 13, 1857

EDWARD TAYLOR s/o Rev. G. D. Taylor; died Giles Co., Tenn., August 3, 1857; born March 14, 1834.

ELIZA ANN FAGG, nee Skiles, born Louisville, Ky.; died Mt. Pleasant, Florida June 28, 1857 in her 47th year.

MARY A. RIDLEY died Rutherford Co., Tenn., July 15, 1857 in her 57th year; native of Miss.

PATIENCE SANDERS w/o Daniel Sanders; d/o A. D. and Patience Harris; died Itawamba Co., Miss., June 22, 1857 aged 38 years.

HARRIET MELISSA BUTLER d/o J. C. and S. L. Butler, died Tippah Co., Miss., July 7, 1857; born Lincoln Co., Tenn., Sept. 16, 1857.


August 20, 1857

ESTHER SANDUSKY w/o Rev. John Sandusky, born Oct. 14, 1798; md Oct. 1814; her husband died after 18 months; she remd, to Sandusky, Feb. 17, 1820 and she died July 23, 1857.

JOHN DAVIS born April 13, 1783; died Marshall Co., Tenn., June 22, 1857.

ELIZABETH McCURDY w/o Rev. John McCurdy of the Tenn. Conference; d/o John and Rebecca Andrews; born Va., March 20, 1795; md April 1821; died July 31, 1857.

WILLIAM CAPERS HEATH s/o Rev. James and Mary Jane Heath of Carroll Co., born Jan. 4, 1845; died June 20, 1857.

D. B. DANCE born Simpson Co., Ky. 1827; died July 25, 1857 from accidental gun wound.

THOMAS BAILEY JONES s/o William A. and Elizabeth L. Jones, born July 14, 1824; died Robertson Co., Tenn., Feb. 29, 1857; left widow and children.

JUDETH KING w/o Joshua Hill of Marshall Co., Tenn., died June 30, 1857 in her 36th year; md July 16, 1839.

CYNTHIA KIMBRELL died Estill Co., Ky., June 5, 1857 in her 16th year.

Mrs. RUTH SWAN born N.C., about 1773; md 1800; moved to Tenn. Oct. 1811; died May 26, 1857 at residence of her son, James Swan of Wilson Co., Tenn.

Resolutions of Respect for Major JAMES SUITOR who died Tishomingo Co., Miss., June 11, 1857 aged 65; by Danville Lodge #109, Ancient York masons, no date given.


August 27, 1857

SARAH EWING w/o Joseph L. Ewing; died Davidson Co., Tenn., August 22, 1857.

GEORGE D. BENTLY born Mason Co., Ky., June 23, 1857; md Mary McCord; died August 2, 1857.

JAMES WILSON died at residence of his father, Benjamin Walker, Mortonsville, Ky., June 30, 1857 aged 24 years.

JOHN ALEX. HARKEY s/o Rev. David Harkey of Aberdeen, Miss. in New Orleans, August 1, 1857; born Sept. 15, 1832.

SARAH A. HILL w/o J. O. D. Hill; d/o Archibald and Elizabeth Bowman; born Andersonville, S.C., Jan. 11, 1808; died nr. Subligna, Ga., August 2, 1857; joined MEC 1822.

H. P. SIMERSON w/o G. C. Simerson; died June 22, 1857; joined MECS 1855.

MARTHA J. D. PAUL d/o William H. and P. A. Paul; died Gates Co., Tenn., Aug. 9, 1857 aged 17 months, 14 days.


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September 3, 1857

AGNES ALLEN widow of Valentine Allen, born Rockingham Co., N.C., Feb. 9, 1774; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., August 43, 1857; md 1793; moved to La. 1808.

CATHARINE STEELE w/o C. D. Steele died Shelbyville, Tenn., August 10, 1857 aged 50th year.

AMY W. WINSTEAD born Mecklenburg Co., Va., Dec. 1770; died Hopkins Co., Ky., July 2, 1857; married Hopkins Co., 1815.

MARY WINDHAM died recently aged 9 years; born and raised in Shelby Co., Texas.

JAMES EDLEY LAKE died Warren Co., Ky., June 13, 1857 in his 24th year.

ELIZA JANE FARABEE only d/o Mrs. Dr. Reed, born May 21, 1841; died August 10, 1857.

SARAH ANN HOLMAN only d/o J. J. and Nancy A. Holman July 24, 1957 in her 16th year.

"Little" JOSEPH ELLIS s/o Julius and Jane Ellis and was drowned August 15, 1856 "while in the act of drinking out of a large open spring." Left parents, two brothers.

JOHN MILLER born S.C.; moved to Tenn. when young; then to Franklin Co., Ala. about age 18; then to Marion Co. and died Frankfort, Ala., August 3, 1857.

Mrs. MARGARET WOOTTEN died Panola Co., Miss., July 20, 1857 in her 67th year.

Rev. THOMAS COOK born Green Co., Ga., Jan. 10, 1792; died Butts Co., Ga., July 24, 1857; joined MEC 1807; licensed to preach, MEC, 1839.

MAGGIE HOARD FISHBACK d/o John and A. L. Fishback of Marshall Co., Tenn.; died July 22, 1857 aged 4 years, 6 months.

SARAH DUDLEY w/o O. F. and E. V. Dudley, died Bibb Co., Ala., August 8, 1857.


September 10, 1857

Rev. JOHN M. VARNELL died McMinn Co., Tenn., July 16, 1857; licensed to preach, MECS, 1849; ordained deacon 1851; ordained elder 1853; itinerant preacher until health failed in 1856.

MARY JANE WOLDRIDGE died Pulaski, August 25, 1857 in her 23rd year.

MARGARET EDWARDS w/o James P. Edwards; d/o John and Sarah Nell; died August 4, 1857 in her 61st year.

VIRGINIA WESTMORELAND d/o Thomas A. and Elizabeth J. Westmoreland; died July 13, 1857.

MARGARET B. CARTWRIGHT died Athens, Ala., August 14, 1857; born Feb. 22, 1820; md Morgan C. Hussey Dec. 6, 1838; to Richard H. Cartwright, April 16, 1844.

SAMUEL CECIL born Jan. 9, 1781; died nr. Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., Sept. 30, 1856; notice had been overlooked but was now published.

NANCY REBECCA ROBERTS youngest d/o Mrs. Nancy Roberts, died Autauga Co., Ala., August 5, 1857 aged 7 years, 11 months, 5 days.

IDA ELIZABETH WOLDRIDGE d/o A. J. and S. E. Woldridge; died Giles Co., Tenn., June 1, 1857 aged 3 weeks.


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MICHAEL SHELMAN s/o Rev. T. P. C. Shelman, aged about 18 years, died Austin, Texas, July 18, 1857; his sister, HARGARET SHELMAN, aged about 18 years, died several years ago.


September 17, 1857

HATILDA (HATTIE) ALLEN d/o James W. Allen, died Athens, Ala., Sept. 6, 1857 in her 15th year.

Rev. L. M. McDONALD of the Ala. Conference, died Shelby Co., Ala., August 23, 1857.

JOHN W. HOLLY died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 9, 1857; native of Campbell Co., Va.; left widow and 2 small children.

CATHARINE HUNTSMAN w/o William Huntsman born August 10, 1828; died July 25, 1857.

Rev. DAVID MUNSEY died Russell Co., Va., July 16, 1857 in his 83rd year; licensed to preach, MEC, August 2, 1806; ordained deacon Nov. 23, 1813; ordained elder Oct. 20, 1822.

MARY ANN LEMMONS d/o George and Mary Yoakum; born Philadelphia, Tenn., Jan. 28, 1830; died Polk Co., Texas, August 2, 1857; md J. W. Lemmons of Maryville, Tenn., Oct. 12, 1852.

ELIZABETH WOODSON, native of Greenville Co., Va., born Dec. 2, 1780; died August 2, 1857; md Peter Woodson, Nov. 2, 1799; moved to Robertson Co., Tenn.; "sorely afflicted with rheumatism for the last thirteen years."

ELIZABETH READY d/o Samuel and Catharine Trotmon; w/o William Ready of Oktibeha Co., Miss., died August 13, 1857; born Va., August 30, 1792; md May 12, 1814 in Ala.; joined MEC 1815.

NATHAN BURR STEVENSON s/o Rev. E. A. and E. E. Stevenson, born Lawrence Co., Ala., Nov. 29, 1855; died Bossier Parish, La., July 2, 1857.

HENRY BASCOM WOLK s/o Rev. D. and J. H. Wolk, died Boyle Co., Ky., Aug. 18, 1857.


September 24, 1857

JOHN I. REED born Harrodsburg, Ky., March 16, 1829; died Lexington, Ky., August 15, 1857.

M. G. H. McGOWN w/o S. K. McGown, died June 5, 1857 in her 34th year, Larissa, Texas; born Robertson Co., Tenn.; d/o Rev. John A. Nelms; md 1846.

SARAH FRANCES SEWELL w/o W. Q. Sewell; d/o Rev. Nathan and Sarah Kimbell; born Morgan Co., Ala. Dec. 26, 1822; died May 5, 1857; md May 31, 1842; mother of 8 children, 5 living; funeral preached in Moulton, Ala., May 17, 1857.

Resolutions of Respect for J. J. JACOBS who died recently aged 35 years; by 4th Quarterly Htg., Bedford Co., Tenn. Conf., dated Aug. 15, 1857.

SALLY FINLEY w/o Col. O. G. Finley, died nr. Lebanon, Tenn., August 21, 1857.

SARAH BURNHAM w/o Ira E. Burnham; d/o William and Nancy White of Williamson Co., Tenn.; born Jan. 20, 1819; died Maury Co., Tenn., August 23, 1857.


October 11, 1857

MARY A. CANNON d/o Giles and Mary Nance; born Madison Co., Ala., Jan. 23, 1827; no death date given.

ELIZABETH SHERRILL widow of Levi Sherrill; mother of Rev. John Sherrill of the Tenn. Conf.; died Giles Co., Tenn., Sept. 2, 1857 in her 67th year.

JAMES W. SNEED s/o Rev. George W. Sneed; born Williamson Co., Tenn., June 8, 1836; died Ellis Co., Texas, August 12, 1857.

RICHARD McDERMON born Va., Feb. 23, 1807; died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 12, 1857.


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Miss SUSAN A. ALLMON born Dec. 26, 1823; died July 7, 1857.

LAVENIA MOORE w/o Samuel Moore; died Anderson Co., Tenn., August 26, 1857 from injuries sustained when thrown from a buggy.

LEVICA ANN ASBURY WILLIAMS d/o Jesse and Rachel Williams; born Franklin Co., Ala.; moved to Ky.; died July 30, 1857.

JOHN L. HOUSE died Davidson Co., Tenn., July 11, 1857 aged 22 years.

SARAH YOUNG w/o Joseph Young, died Giles Co., Tenn., July 15, 1851 in 71st year.


October 8, 1857

WILLIAM WATSON born Prince George Co., Va., August 25, 1773; died Logan Co., Ky., July 10, 1857; joined MEC 1810; moved to Ky. 1829.

MARY HUFFAKER born Sevier Co., Tenn., Sept. 14, 1802; md James Cunnyngham; James Huffaker; died Knox Co., Tenn., Sept. 19, 1857.

DAVID A. HARRISON born N.C.; md Sarah H. Huggins, Oct. 1, 1856; died August 14, 1857.

RICHARD M. SHACKLEFORD born April 13, 1806; died Sept. 14, 1857, Adairville, Ky.

Mrs. MARY A. WOOD died September 9, 1857 aged about 65 years.

GRACE NEAL born Nov. 1805; md Col. W. D. Neal, Oct. 23, 1823; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., August 27, 1857.

THOMAS BLACKWELL born Va., Feb. 14, 1784; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Sept. 3, 1857.

Mrs. NANCY ANN PARRIS born Dec. 15, 1783; died Grayson Co., Ky., Sept. 14, 1857.

RACHEL LITTLE w/o Isaac Little; born N.C., Jan. 5, 1797; died Graves Co., Ky., August 26, 1857; md Humphreys Co., Tenn., July 14, 1814 from which she moved in 1846 to Kentucky.

FREDERICK BINKLEY died Davidson Co., Tenn., Sept. 17, 1857 aged 82 years.

S. F. McDANIEL; he was born Sept. 5, 1828; died Putnam Co., Tenn., August 4, 1857.

AMANDA M. PRIMM d/o late C. C. Primm; born Feb. 11, 1835; died Aug. 22, 1857.


October 15, 1857

JEMIMA S. PORTER died Sept. 15, 1857; d/o Major William Smith "probably the first settler of Lincoln County"; md Randolph Quarles 1824 and he died in 1827; she md Stephen Porter Nov. 1841 and he died in 1854.

LOUISA D. STONE d/o Stephen Stone; born April 14, 1815; died Savannah, Tenn., September 17, 1857.

LEMUEL A. MALLARD s/o Joseph W. Mallard; born Dec. 24, 1835; died at his uncle, Alfred Ransom's residence, Bedford Co., Tenn., Sept. 12, 1857.

ARETHUSA GREEN w/o Woodson Green; d/o Jones and Lucinda Randals; died August 19, 1857 in her 19th year.

SUSAN LOVELL widow of John M. Lovell, Davidson Co., Tenn.; died Sept. 8, 1857 nearly 72 years old.

MARY PHILIPS w/o T. M. Philips; died Lauderdale Co., Ala., July 1, 1857 in her 57th year.

ELIZABETH PENNINGTON w/o Robert Pennington of Robertson Co., Tenn., died August 26, 1857 "near" 60 years.


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October 22, 1857

Mrs. D. MASSENGALE died Noxubee Co., Miss., at residence of her son, Rev. Leroy Massengale, August 29, 1857 in her 74th year; raised in Anderson Co., Tenn.; moved to Madison Co., Ala.; then to Tuscaloosa Co., Ala. where her husband died 22 years ago.

JAMES WHITE RUSHER died Hardinsburg, Ky., Sept. 19, 1857 in his 19th year.

WILLIAM M. GRIZZARD died Dyer Co., Tenn., Sept. 5, 1857; born Nov. 27, 1811.

MARY EVELINE DAVIS d/o Richard and Elizabeth Baugh; born May 2, 1815; md Levi C. Davis, Jan. 26, 1836; died nr. Carrollville, Miss., Aug. 7, 1857.

ELISHA B. SMART died nr. Palmetto, Ga., August 28, 1857 in his 57th year; native of Montgomery Co., N.C.

Hon. W. E. VENABLE, U. S. Minister to Guatemala, died Sept. 22, 1857, cholera; native of N.C.; resident of Tennessee.

ISAAC LEA McCLENDON s/o Isaac N. and Mary E. McClendon; died near Tulip, Ark., Sept. 25, 1857 aged 1 year and about a month.

MARY SUSAN COUK d/o John M. and Nancy N. Couk died Lee Co., Va., Sept. 25, 1857 aged 1 year, 17 days.


October 29, 1857

ELIZABETH PAXTON BURKET died Rutledge, Tenn., Sept. 14, 1857 in her 14th year; d/o Rev. M. H. B. and Caroline Burket.

Resolutions of Respect for Miss MARY E. P. BURKET, student at Madison Academy who died recently; by students, Madison College, Sept. 14, 1857.

J. A. Scales w/o G. H. Scales; d/o J. G. and T. G. Henderson; died Caddo Parish, La., July 28, 1857; md 1851; moved in 1853 from middle Tenn. to Louisiana.

SUSAN AGNES NEAL d/o John H. and Phanarette Neal, born Wilson Co., Tenn., April 2, 1856; died August 1, 1857.

WILLIAM GREEN CALLOWAY died DeKalb Co., Ga., Sept. 17, 1857 in his 34th year.


November 5, 1857

VIRGINIA PORTER died Talladega Co., Ala., Oct. 7, 1857 aged 20 years, 4 weeks; native of Sevier Co., Tenn.

FERRIBY ANN BEDWELL w/o J. B. Bedwell; died Lincoln Co., Tenn., July 1857 aged about 28 years.

ELIZABETH PUGH w/o Rev. William Pugh of Shelby Co., Ky.; born March 4, 1810; md July 30, 1829; joined MEC 1832; died August 14, 1857.

ELIZABETH A. SIMPSON died Giles Co., Tenn., August 11, 1857 in her 52nd year.

OZELLO ELIZABETH LUCAS d/o George C. and Sophia J. Lucas; born April 17, 1851; died October 13, 1857.


November 12, 1857

Rev. DICKSON W. LEWIS died Choctaw Nation, October 12, 1857.

SARAH GARRETT w/o James A. Garrett; d/o Jones and Nancy Thomas; born Maury Co., Tenn., Jan. 13, 1820; died Yell Co., Ark., Oct. 7, 1857. Their son, JOHN WESLEY GARRETT, died Oct. 13, 1857 aged 1 month, 27 days.

EMILY A. HEWETT w/o Jefferson Hewett; d/o John and Mary E. McClure; born N.C., Nov. 27, 1828; died Benton Co., Ala., August 31, 1857; md 1847.

WILLIAM RICHARD BLACKWELL born Columbia Co., Ga., August 31, 1820; died nr. Decatur, Ala., Oct. 7, 1857; left widow, 2 sons.


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ANN ROBB w/o Rev. W. W. Robb; born Nov. 26, 1801; no death date given.

MARY S. HARWELL w/o H. L. Harwell; d/o James and Mary D. Lester; born Sept. 19, 1824; died October 24, 1857.

C. J. ALLEN born Dec. 14, 1827; md Miss H. M. Poindexter, April 4, 1855; died August 24, 1857.

MARTHA N. WHITE w/o Rollin White; d/o Jones and Lucy Andrews; born Feb. 22, 1822; died Maury Co., Tenn., October 14, 1857.

PHINEHAS GRAY GARRETT s/o Lewis A. and Harriet R. Garrett; died near Bean's Station, Tenn., Sept. 18, 1857 aged 11 months, 3 days.


November 19, 1857

MARTHA ELEANOR VINCENT d/o John and Elizabeth Vincent; born Maury Co., Tenn., Nov. 18, 1832; died Marshall Co., Tenn., September 22, 1857.

MATTIE J. STACKER w/o George Stacker, died Oct. 20, 1857.

WILLIAM THOMAS WALL born Pulaski Co., Va., March 15, 1827; died Oct. 5, 1857; graduate of Emory-Henry College, 1851; moved to Ky. /Tenn., 1852.

DANIEL ACKERMAN born Md., 1771; died Oct. 3, 1857; his daughter, SARAH J. ACKERMAN, died at age 56 years 2 weeks later.

FRANCES NEW died Wilson Co., Tenn., Nov. 2, 1857 aged 83 years; md William Turner who died 1811; md William New who died in 1839.

AMANDA J. TURNER d/o Thomas and Penelope S. Turner; born Sept. 28, 1836; died Wilson Co., Tenn., August 29, 1857.

SARAH M. HARRIS w/o Frank E. Harris; died Jackson Co., Ala., Oct. 19, 1857 aged 50 years.

MARTHA A. JONES born May 10, 1845; died November 4, 1857.

JAMES B. MORGAN s/o Daniel and Mary Morgan; died Oct. 31, 1857 in his 12th year.

WILLIAM H. J. NEWTON s/o William and Martha A. Newton; died Robertson Co., Tenn., Sept. 29, 1857; born Nov. 10, 1836.

MARGARET ELENORA WEBB d/o William H. and Lizzie Webb; died Fayetteville, Tenn., Oct. 30, 1857 aged 11 years, 6 months.

JAMES COPE THOMPSON s/o J. M. and M. E. Thompson born Sept. 10, 1855; died Elkton, Ky., October 22, 1857.


November 26, 1857

SUSAN M. EDWARDS d/o Thomas R. and Orry F. Edwards, born Buncombe Co., N.C., Oct. 25, 1842; died Oct. 23, 1857.

BETTIE THOMAS w/o Atha Thomas; died Oct. 16, 1857 in her 25th year; d/o Rev. H. B. Worth.


December 3, 1851

SAMUEL SMITH born S.C., 1798; died Haywood Co., Tenn., Nov. 6, 1857; joined Missionary Baptist Church August 1853 at Wesley, Tenn.

Rev. A. M. GOODYKOONTZ of Holston Conf. died November 15, 1857.

JOSHUA C. BARNARD died Livermore, Ky., Oct. 7, 1857 in his 39th year.

ARMILDA RANKIN w/o W. S. Rankin; died Williamstown, Ky., Oct. 23, 1857 aged 25 years.

ALLEN ETHELRED McCLENDON only s/o Oliver O. H. P. and Mary McClendon; died Floyd Co., Ga., November 7, 1857 aged 10 years, 9 months, 8 days.

MERRIWETHER RICHARDSON born Pittsylvania Co., Va., Nov. 7, 1818; died Canton, Ky., October 14, 1857.


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LUCY JANE EPPS w/o William Epps; d/o Elijah and Ruth Evans; born July 4, 1824; died Tazewell, Tenn., Oct. 19, 1857.

Mrs. NANCY BULLOCK died Nelson Co., Ky., Nov. l0, 1857 at residence of her son-in-law, Edmund Gardiner.

ELIZABETH R. BRATTIN widow of J. E. Brattin; d/o L. Moore; died DeKalb Co., Tenn., Sept. 28, 1857.


December 10, 1857

Rev. JOHN K. WOODSON of the Tenn. Conference; died Nov. 27, 1857, Robertson Co., Tenn. in his 38th year.

JOHN W. HOLLY born Campbell Co., Va., Jan. 29, 1825; died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 9, 1857.

ELIZABETH RANSOM widow of John Ransom died nr. Murfreesboro, Tenn., September 4, 1857 aged 60 years.

JOHN OVERTON CROCKETT s/o John A. and Margaret Crockett and grandson of "Mother" Ransom; died Murfreesboro, Tenn., Sept. 27, 1857 in his 15th year.

WINNIFRED BAIRD w/o David Baird; youngest child of Major John and Agnes Sloss; born N.C., Sept. 31, 1797; md Sept. 22, 1814; moved to Warren Co., Ky.; moved to Fannin Co., Texas, 1846.

BARBARA L. WHORTON w/o W. T. H. Whorton; d/o Washington and Julia Kennedy; born March 1838; md Jan. 2, 1857; died Sept. 14, 1857, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; joined MECS 1854.

SARAH JANE IRELAND born 1830; died Oct. 6, 1857.

HENRY LUCUS and GEORGE EDMON, sons of Benjamin and Virinda E. Kirk; born Oct. 13, 1850; Henry died July 25, 1857; George died May 29, 1857.

MARION GERTRUDE TAYLOR oldest d/o Dr. J. M. and. Labertha Taylor; died Harrodsburg, Ky., Nov. 14, 1857 aged 5 years, 5 months, 20 days.


December 17, 1857

LEANDER A. MITCHELL died Nov. 1, 1857, McLean Co., Ky. in his 46th year; joined Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 21, 1837.

Resolutions of Respect for LEANDER HICKERMAN who died Nov. 10, 1857; by Harmony Lodge #214, Manchester, Tenn., dated November 11, 1857.

Resolutions of Respect for W. T. WALL of Newburn, Va. who died recently; by Appollonian Soc., Union University, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Nov. 21, 1857.

SUSAN E. HUGHES d/o Dr. B. M. and S. E. Hughes, Williamson Co., Tenn.; born May 16, 1851; died Nov. 25, 1857.

AMERICA M. TUCKER w/o Daniel A. Tucker; d/o John Davis; born March 20, 1831; died November 2, 1857.


December 24, 1857

Dr. THOMAS COLEMAN died Johnson Co., Mo., June 20, 1857 in his 35th year.

LUCY C. BROWN d/o James and Elizabeth Waddy; w/o John T. Brown; born Franklin Co., N.C. May 3, 1826; md Nov. 1854; no death date given.

OLIVIA ELLIS RICE d/o Dr. F. A. and Emma Rice; died Keysburg, Ky., Nov. 25, 1857; left widower and a daughter.


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Resolutions of Respect for Rev. J. K. WOODSON who died Nov. 26, 1857; by Western Star Lodge #9, Masons, Springfield, Tenn.; dated Nov. 27, 1857.

Rev. ENOCH FLOYD died Jackson Co., Ala., Oct. 17, 1857 aged 62 years.

JAMES L. KOLB died Somerville, Ala., Nov. 17, 1857 aged 35 years.

WILLIAM JAMES PARHAM s/o Wm. T. and Mary E. Parham; died Giles Co., Tenn. Nov. 22, 1857 aged 7 years, 4 months.

EMMA SUE CLARK d/o Dr. William M. and Mary E. Clark; died Nov. 23, 1857 aged nearly 7 years.

MARY C. CORNISH w/o L. C. Cornish; d/o Peter and Ellen Demaree; born May 22, 1808; joined MEC, Mercer Co., Ky., 1822; died October 21, 1857.


December 31, 1857

MARY ELIZABETH JONES w/o William W. Jones, Blountville, Tenn.; d/o Capt. James Davis of Washington Co., Va.; born April 10, 1818; died Dec. 3, 1857; md April 7, 1842; since 1843 lived in Blountville, Tenn.

Resolutions of Respect for HEZEKIAH BORDERS who died recently; by 1st Quarterly Mt., Paintville Ct.; dated Nov. 7, 1857.

ALEXANDER SMITH born Caswell Co., N.C., Sept. 5, 1804; died Dallas Co., Ark., Nov. 19, 1857; joined MEC, Cheohee, Pipkins Dist., S.C. 1844.

RICHARD D. WATERS died Shelby Co., Ky., Dec. 2, 1857 in his 63rd year; native of Maryland.

ELIZA J. HENDRICKS w/o William H. Hendricks; d/o James and Lucretia Hanley of Walker Co., Ga.; died Blount Co., Ala., December 1, 1857.

WINCEY C. CLARK d/o William Clark, Tuscaloosa Co., Ala.; died Sept. 4, 1857 aged 46 years, 6 months, 20 days; d/o Joshua and Prudence Brown.

LOUISA WILSON died Cherokee Co., Ala., Oct. 18, 1857 aged 17 years, 8 days; referred to her brother, JOHN S. WILSON, who died a few months before she died.

JULIA F. PEARCE w/o J. J. Pearce; d/o Burgess and Nancy Follis, formerly of Virginia; born Madison Co., Ala., June 24, 1830; died Courtland, Alabama, November 29, 1857.

BETTY FORD d/o H. S. and Mary Peach; died Dec. 11, 1857, Edgefield, Tenn.

ROBERT S. WORK born Iredell Co., N.C., Sept. 19, 1812; md Matilda D. Hughes, April 1852; died Bedford Co., Tenn., October 12, 1857.

ADALINE J. BROWN w/o Beverly Brown of Giles Co., Tenn., born August 25, 1804; died October 23, 1857.

Infant Daughter of Russell and Susan W. Street; died Dec. 9, 1857 aged 11 days.

RUFUS M. MURFREE s/o Stephen B. and Caroline E. C. Murfree, died Blount Co., Ala., Nov. 13, 1857 aged 20 days.

CORNELIA MANSKER w/o Hugh T. Mansker; died Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 29, 1857.


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