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


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Aunt FANNY FERRIS, "a Baptist Negress", said to have been 107 years old, d nr. Nashville, Tenn., June 23, 1869; she was captured by Cornwallis and held prisoner until Yorktown; nurse to three generations of children.

Miss SARAH EVELINA CONNER b Feb. 19, 1835; d Shubata, Miss., May 25, 1869.

GEORGE PHIPPS, SR. b Sept. 7, 1794; d Union Co., Ky., June 17, 1869.

ELIZABETH KELSOE, widow of Charles Kelsoe, Monroe Co., Tenn., d April 26, 1869; born March 6, 1791; moved to Monroe Co. in 1819 where she later died.

MARY SPEAK consort of Rev. John Speak d Lee Co., Va., no date, abt. 60 years old; d/o Ruben and Catherine Dean; born Washington Co., Va.; moved to Claiborne Co., Tenn., 1829; md John Speak, 1831.



ANNA HENRIETTA CRANDALL w/o E. A. Crandall, formerly of Memphis, Tenn. d April 24, 1869, aged 36 years, 2 months; a long poem written by her husband to her as his "friend and companion."

Sister G. A. WILKS, nee Denton b Christian Co., Ky., Oct. 2, 1849; d May 29, 1869; md J. E. Wilks, Oct. 25, 1868; left a widower.

Mrs. MARY H. SIMPSON d Bourbon Co., Ky., June 23, 1869, w/o Presley Simpson.



PRISCILLA BURTON b Caswell Co., N.C., Nov. 10, 1786; d Robertson Co., Tenn., May 12, 1869; d/o Thomas Gunn, Sr.; md twice; secondly to Neal Burton.

JULIA A. DOUGHERTY w/o Dr. J. R. Dougherty d Holly Springs, Miss., June 27, 1869, aged 67 years, 7 months and 27 days; her only child, Dr. Cyrus L. Dougherty, died several years ago.

BURRELL F. BADGET b Surry Co., Va.; d Blount Co., Tenn., May 28, 1869; his wife had predeceased him.

LEVIN U. WARD b Somerset, Mary1and, 1806; d Woodford Co., Ky. March 7, 1869; went to Lexington, Ky., 1830; moved in 1834 to Woodford Co., Ky.

Mrs. ELIZABETH C. BONDURANT b Davidson Co., Tenn., Dec. 25, 1803; d in same county June 25, 1869.

Tribute of Respect for W. T. BLAIR who died recently by a committee from Manchester Circuit, no date.



Mrs. REBECCA E. WEST d/o Daniel Day b Lewis Co. Ky., 1836; d Germantown, June 5, 1869.

ELIZABETH ANN JENNINGS b 1829; d June 10, 1869; md Stephen Vaughan, 1849; left widower and eight children.

JAMES S. BREWER s/o Rev. Sterling Brewer, Montgomery Co., Tenn. d July 8, 1869, aged 24 years, leaving a widow and one child; funeral held at Williams' Chapel.

GUY MADISON REED s/o Andrew J. and Mollie E. Reed b nr. Prospect, Giles Co., Tenn. Jan. 16, 1869; d July 3, 1869; a poem accompanied obituary.

RICHARD PARKER of Barron Co., Ky. b May 20, 1805; d April 28, 1869; md Elizabeth D. Lewis at age 27.


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Mrs. KATE TURNER LAUDERDALE b Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 15, 1831; d Pine Bluff, Ark. June 18, 1869; moved early in life with father, Major James H. Turner to Miss.; joined MEC at age 12; md Dr. W. C. Lauderdale, Dec. 1848.

MARGARET CAPLINGER b Nov. 10, 1847; d Jan. 5, 1869.

TALITHA C. DRUMRIGHT d nr. College Grove, Tenn. June 26, 1869; b Dec. 22, 1828; md B. G. Drumright, Dec. 30, 1845.

NANCY SUTHERLAND d in her 73rd year (no date).

NANNIE O. CORNELIUS d Dec. 6, 1868, aged 14 years, joined MEC, 1843.



DANIEL J. HARGROVE d Pickens Co., Ala., June 17, 1869 in 78th year where he had lived since 1821.

Mrs. REBECCA WORRELL d Jordan Springs, Tenn., May 9, 1869 in her 82nd year; md Joel Smith, 1805; he died 1823; she md Rev. Thomas Worrell, who died in 1838; professed religion at Nutbush Campground, N.C., 1811.

WILLIAM RICHARDSON d Jacksboro, Tenn. June 5, 1869, aged 73 years.

Tribute of Respect for THOMAS H. OWEN b Madison Co., Ala. April 5, 1829; d Dec. 15, 1868; joined MEC, 1854; by a committee in Vienna Circuit, no date.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #32. August 7, 1869

MARTHA T. HAMPTON b Jan. 18, 1795; d June 5, 1869, Simpson Co., Ky.; md Noah Hampton, May 5, 1814; her husband died about 11 years ago.

Mrs. LOUISA McGAVOCK COLE w/o Col. E. W. Cole b March 14, 1831; d Nashville, Tenn., July 27, 1869; d/o late Archibald Lytle of Williamson Co.; md Jan. 29, 1851.

Mrs. ELIZABETH H. HARMON consort of Rev. W. R. Harmon d Kanawha Co., West Va., July 21, 1869 in her 40th year.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #33. August 14, 1869

Rev. WILLIAM RANDLE had died; tribute only, by A. L. P. Green.

HAZEL PETREE b Chester Dist., S.C., July 8, 1785; d Jan. 1869; md Sallie Mobley, Aug. 20, 1805; moved to Tenn., 1807; to Christian Co. (now Todd Co.), Ky., 1809; in 1810 moved to place where he died; md (2) March 25, 1830, Paulina Kennedy; had 16 children, 54 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.

SALLIE TURNER d/o Rev. G. W. and C. C. WINN b Nov. 21, 1839; d July 26, 1869; md John W. Turner, Nov. 12, 1863; left a widower and two sons.

Mrs. ELIZABETH LAWSON PORTER b March 25, 1816; d Edgefield, Tenn., June 12, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #34. August 21, 1869

PETER "Happy Peter" THOMPSON died while preaching in the streets of Chatham, England, notice of which appeared in the PRIMITIVE METHODIST, July 29, 1869.

SAMUEL P. PENNEBAKER d McMinnville, Tenn., Aug. 11, 1869 aged 39th year; joined MEC, 1853.

SUSAN B. McCLELLAN w/o Samuel McClellan b Sept. 9, 1823; d Christian Co., Ky., July 13, 1869; md February 1853.

SARAH R. HICKLIN b Oct. 8, 1849; d July 12, 1869; joined MEC, 1863.

KINCHEN LEWTER b Northampton Co., N.C., Dec. 12, 1796; d Oct. 15, 1868; moved to Giles Co., Tenn., 1830; professed religion at Smyrna, 1831.


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NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #35. August 28, 1869

Mrs. LUCY FALCONER of Montgomery, Ala. d July 14, 1869; a widow of more than 3 score and ten years.

WILLIAM M. WITT b Logan Co., Ky., Jan. 16, 1818; d Maury Co., Tenn., June 23, 1869 where he lived since about age four; md Cleopatra A. Grigsby, 1841; left widow and five children.

JOSEPH DAVENPORT s/o Fortunatus and Martha Davenport d Warren Co., Ky., July 27, 1869; born Jessamine Co., Ky., Feb. 15, 1815.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. WILLIAM RANDLE who died recently; presiding elder of Fountain Head District; by District Meeting, August 7, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #36. September 4, 1869

MONTILLA CLARK s/o Major D. R. and Novella V. Haskins of nr. Lebanon, Tenn.; d July 21, 1869, aged 18 months and 17 days.

Mrs. MARGARET PRICE w/o W. E. Price, b Nelson Co., Ky., Dec. 28, 1816; d Hopkinsville, Ky., Aug. 17, 1869; md April 1833.

ELIZA R. GRISSOM b Dec. 15, 1807; d Adair Co., Ky., July 4, 1869; d/o William and Drusilla Goggin; raised in Cumberland Co., Ky.; md Charles Gill, Oct. 7, 1828 and lived in Fentress Co., Tenn.; he died Dec. 14, 1833 and she md (2) Franklin W. Grissom, May 1, 1836.

JOHN O. WRIGHT d Edgefield, Tenn., Aug. 20, 1869 in 57th year; buried from the Tulip Street Methodist Church.

DANIEL SHELLEY b Clinton Co., Ky., July 31, 1793; d April 18, 1869; licensed to exhort, 1826.

MAURICE E. NUNN only child of Peter J. and R. W. Nunn b June 29, 1868; d July 30, 1869.

Tribute of Respect for DANIEL JAMES HARGROVE by Gordo Circuit, Mobile Conf., June 26, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #37. September 11, 1869

SAMUEL HARRY HARRIS s/o Dr. I. H. and E. A. Harris, Gilroy, California, was accidentally shot and killed July 29, 1869; born San Rafael, CAL., Jan. 29, 1857.

ELISHA FORD O'NEALL b Newberry Dist., S.C., Jan. 1811; d Graves Co., Ky., July 28, 1869; killed by lightning; md Rebecca Ann Lindsey, Feb. 19, 1835.

MARIA J. ROWE widow of John Rowe of Madison Co., Ala. b Louisa Co., Va. 1802; d Triana, Ala., June 27, 1869.

Little child of Rev. P. T. HARDISON and wife had died August 27, 1869, Madisonville, Ky.

HENRY AVARITT infant s/o James H. and Blanch R. Avaritt b July 15, 1868; d July 20, 1869.

WILLIAM D. STEWART b Sequatchie Co., Tenn. April 14, 1831; d July 28, 1869.

MARY E. MOORE d/o Antipas and Rebecca Moore b June 8, 1841; d Rhea Co., Tenn., August 14, 1869.

MARY MOORE d/o William G. Lampkin d Starkville, Miss., Aug. 25, 1869, aged 4 years and 6 months.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #38. September 18, 1869

Rev. Dr. ROBERT J. BOYD of S.C. Conference d September 2, 1869.


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Rev. Dr. PETER DAUB b Stokes (now Forsyth) Co., N.C., March 12, 1796; no death date given; had been circuit and stationed preacher, presiding elder, trustee of male and female colleges and at death was profession of biblical literature in Trinity College, N.C.

Hon. JOHN BELL had died at residence on Cumberland River, September 10, 1869; born near Nashville, 1796; well-known political character; buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville.

Mrs. MARTHA LOCKEN w/o William Locken, employee of Methodist Publishing House, d Sept. 12, 1869 and buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville.

JOHN HENRY ROSS s/o Dr. J. C. Ross, was run over by streetcar in south Nashville and died from injuries September 11, 1869.

THOMAS WILMER DORMAN, D. D., b Saulsburgy, Md. but raised in Alexandria, D. C. until age of 20 when he moved to Loudon Co., Va.; went to Montgomery, Ala. in 1836; preached many years; no birth or death dates.

NANCY KIDD d August 28, 1869.

FANNIE H. THOMAS w/o Peter Thomas and mother of Rev. V. P. Thomas of Louisville Conference, b Hartford, Ohio Co., Ky., 1818; d Aug. 28, 1869; md 1840.

JOHN WILLIAM FRANCIS GILL s/o John Y. and Mary E. Gill, b March 30, 1869; d Aug. 29, 1869.

HETTIE PALMORE b Union Dist., S.C., June 22, 1790; d July 28, 1869; md Dec. 25, 1813 (to ?); joined MEC, 1814; left three children.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #39. September 25, 1869

Tribute of Respect for N. D. ELLIOTT who died May 15, 1869 by Moriah Grove Lodge #30, Masons, no date.

WILLIE PIERCE GODBEY youngest child of Thos. J. and Catharine Godbey d Sept. 15, 1869, aged 11 months, 3 days, Christianburg, Ky.

LIZZIE F. WALTON d/o J. L. and Sophonie Walton b Warren Co., Ky., May 23, 1868; d Aug. 29, 1869.

ELRETTA ALMEDA OWENSBY d/o Cahal P. and Orpah J. Owensby b Sept. 14, 1867; d July 3, 1869. Marlborough, Tenn.

ROBERT BLACKWELL OWEN infant s/o W. D. Owen b Jan. 15, 1869; d Sept. 6, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #40. October 2, 1869

Mrs. SARAH ISABELLA WHITESIDES b Herd Co., Ga., Sept. 20, 1843; d Sept. 16, 1869.

Mrs. EUNICE BROWN EARLY d Meridian, Miss. Sept. 15, 1869; b nr. Greensboro, Ala., Aug. 29, 1846; consort of Capt. E. Va. Early, nephew of Bishop Early.

HORACE MOORMAN BARNETT s/o Rev. Joseph D. and Martha Barnett d Big Spring, Ky., Sept. 5, 1869, "little."

Mrs. ELIZABETH CARRITHERS d Sept. 15, 1869; b Shelby Co., 1827; all her children had predeceased her.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #41. October 9, 1869

Miss MARY A. PENNINGTON d April 15, 1869 in her 27th year.

Z. Y. HALL s/o J. G. and Jemima Hall b Williamson Co., Tenn., Aug. 25, 1848; d Aug. 20, 1869. Giles Co., Tenn.

WILLIAM R. infant s/o Rev. John R. and Mary Abernethy b June 2, 1867; d Madison Station, Ala., September 16, 1869.


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CALEDONIA ALICE MARTIN d/o E. T. and Mary E. Martin b Feb. 23, 1862; d nr. Maryville Ala., Sept. 13, 1869.

Infant DAUGHTER of D. H. H. and L. M. HOPSON d of croup Sept. 17, 1869, aged 2 weeks. Marcell Falls, Tennessee.

Capt. BEN F. PUMPHREY died (no date given); notice written by H. A. M. Henderson, Frankfort, Ky., September 29, 1869.

EMILY G. YEATMAN d/o Thomas S. and Nancy Watson b Sept. 26, 1840; d Aug. 30, 1869; md George G. Yeatman, July 18, 1861; professed religion, 1857.

MARTHA E. WAYLAND b nr. Huntsville, Ala. Feb. 27, 1830; d Pulaski, Tenn., Aug. 9, 1869; md John McGrew, Sept. 9, 1862; left a widower and a daughter.

Mrs. MARY BURROW d Bedford Co., Tenn., Nov. 1868, aged 107 years; sister of the late Rev. Banks Burrow of west Tennessee.

Miss JANE D. NEWELL d Davidson Co., Tenn. Sept. 22, 1869 in her 38th year.

WILLIE GREEN youngest s/o Rev. T. N. Lankford d August 12, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #42. October 16, 1869

WINIFRED LUTITIA DELILA WALKER d/o Rev. Joseph and Sarah Camp, b Jan. 25, 1845; d Sept. 18, 1869; md Rev John G. Walker, Nov. 15, 1864.

MARY ANN CHUN b Bedford Co., Tenn., April 1, 1851; d July 13, 1869, consumptive; tribute of respect for her by Sabbath School group, no date.

SUE REBECCA GOOCH consort of Gideon J. Gooch of Palestine, TEX b Todd Co., Ky., Oct. 28, 1846; d Robertson Co., Tenn., Sept. 26, 1869, at home of her father, M. G. Kimbrough; md Oct. 31, 1867.

WILLIAM HATCHER b Fairfield Dist., S.C. March 12, 1801; d (no given date); md Esther Mundle, Feb. 4, 1841; moved to Lincoln Co., Tenn., 1844; moved to Madison Co., Ala. Dec. 26, 1862.

HORACE BETTERSWORTH b Bowling-green, Ky., July 17, 1849; d LaFayette, Ky., Aug. 16, 1869; moved to Hopkinsville, Ky. when age 7 and then 3 years ago moved to LaFayette, Kentucky.

CORNELIA P. SIMPSON b Nov. 28, 1840; d July 5, 1869.

A. B. D. WORTHAM s/o A. W. and Martha A. Wortham b Feb. 8, 1830; d Sept. 22, 1869; left widow and five children.

NICKATI TENNESSEE CHASE only d/o John P. and Nancy L. Chase b Wise Co., Va., May 15, 1860; d Aug. 14, 1869; considerable deathbed dialogue given.

WILLIE GREEN LANKFORD youngest s/o late Rev. Thomas N. Lankford d Aug. 11, 1869, aged 3 years, 5 months old.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #43. October 23, 1869

ARTHUR BARTON RUTLAND d nr. Cherokee, Ala. Sept. 28, 1869, aged 24 years and 25 days.

Mrs. MARY ADELAIDE BENNETT w/o Rev. J. W. Bennett of Holston Conference, b Middlebrook, Augusta Co., Va., Dec. 20, 1820; d Monroe Co., W. Va., Sept. 15, 1869; md September 3, 1851.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #44. 0ctober 30, 1869

Mrs. LUCRETIA J. JORDAN consort of Co1. William J. Jordan died of cancer, Newbern Va., Sept. 25, 1869 in her 43rd year.

Mrs. LUAN L. BARCLAY w/o Hugh Barclay d Russellville, Ky., Oct. 10, 1869, aged 59 years, 10 days.


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SAMUEL MILTON CARROLL s/o Rev. Charles T. and Lizzie Carroll of Holston Conference d Oct. 3, 1869, aged 8 months, 3 days old.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #45. November 6, 1869

ELIZABETH D. HOLLIS, nee Dan1ey, b in Ky., September 1799; d Warren Co., Tenn., Aug. 3, 1869; md Joseph Hollis, October 27, 1827.

MARY ARRENA BROWDER d Aug. 3, 1869, aged 78 years; d/o Henry and Mary J. Browder.

Mrs. P. E. HARRIS b Warren Co., Ky., April 28, 1843; d Sept. 12, 1869; d/o Dr. J. B. Baird and went with him and family to Honey Grove, Fannin Co., TEX.; md Captain W. H. Harris, March 5, 1867.

Mrs. ANN ELIZA MINOR w/o Dr. L. Minor d Oct. 12, 1869, aged 34th year; d/o Rev. John P. Moseley.

THOMAS H. BELL b Dec. 23, 1817; d August 28, 1869; md Sophia Green, Dec. 15, 1842; lived all his life in Sumner County, Tennessee.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #46. November 13, 1869

Mrs. ANN ELLIS d Graysville, Ky., April 11, 1869 in her 69th year.

Mrs. SARAH LEWIS HUGHES w/o William J. Hughes and youngest d/o Lewis A. Thompson, d Franklin Co., Ky., Oct. 31, 1869, in her 36th year.

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON WEBSTER b Woodford Co., Ky., May 4, 1840; d Sept. 5, 1869; md Mary S. Butcher, November 6, 1862.

MARY BELLE SIMPSON d/o late Capt. Elisha and Mary Simpson of Wayne Co., Ky. d September 26, 1869, aged 9 years.

Rev. EPHRAIM K. AVERY d Pittsfield, Ohio, Oct. 23, 1869, aged 70 years; in 1833 charged with murder of Miss Sarah A. Cornell, Fall River, Mass.; acquitted; later left the ministry and became an "industrious farmer."


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #47. November 20, 1869

Rev. HEMAN BANGS b Fairfield, Conn., April 15, 1789; moved to Delaware Co., N. Y., in childhood; joined MEC at age 18; was a pastor 33 years, presiding elder 18 years and financial agent of Wesleyan University 3 years. Died New Haven, Conn., November 2, 1869.

Rev. L. P. CRENSHAW d Portland, Nov. 7, 1869, a member of the Louisville Conference.

Sister M. REED POTTER d Oct. 3O, 1869 in her 23rd year at home of her parents, P. J. and Julia Potter.

Miss KATE YOUNG d about November 5, 1869, aged 29th year.

CORA LEE SPENCE d/o Jerome and Alice Spence b Sept. 26, 1867; d Aug. 24, 1869.

STEPHEN B. MURPHREE b Jan. 2, 1833; d Murphree's Valley, Blount Co., Ala., Sept. 18, 1869; md Caroline C. Ingram, 1857; his children R. M., Mary J. and Sarah A. had predeceased him; left widow, father and mother and siblings.

Mrs. MARY HOLLINS w/o Robert S. Hollins d Edgefield, Tenn., Oct. 17, 1869.

WILLIAM SPENCE b N.C., Aug. 9, 1795; d Sept. 16, 1869; went to Davidson Co., Tenn. at age 26; md Phoebe Forehand.

"Mrs." MULLINS died September 1869.


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NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #48. November 27, 1869

Rev. LITTLEBERRY PORTER CRENSHAW b Barron Co., Ky., Feb. 22, 1824; d Nov. 7, 1869; studied law; md Edmonia Hawkins Star of Glasgow (she died in 1863), Feb. 15, 1846; gave up law, entered Methodist ministry in Louisville Conference.

MARTHA ANN REAVES b Jan. 27, 1845; d Sept. 18, 1869.

Mrs. MATILDA BURNEY b Guilford Co., N.C., July 21, 1799; d Maury Co., Tenn., Sept. 4, 1869.

GEORGE YOUNG DITZER b Pa., Jan. 10, 1792; d Oldham, Ky., Oct. 29, 1869; joined MEC at age 22; his father fought under command of General Washington - was at Valley Forge; md Mary Jane Martin of Ky., March 23, 1820; had seven surviving children, 3 of whom were preachers: George W., Jacob and William H. H. and one a physician, Robert H. His home, "Mount Air View."

Mrs. FRANCES JEFFERSON DOUGLASS, graduated from the Richardson School, Tuscumbia, Ala. in 1836; md Rev. Joseph E. Douglass.

COLUMBIA ASHBY s/o Enos and M. J. Ashby d November 4, 1869, aged 13 days.

Rev. PETER BLAKE d Oldham Co., Ky., Sept. 22, 1869 in his 73rd year; member of the Methodist Church for 55 years.

Mrs. OCTAVIA L. LUSK d/o James Plummer b Aug. 15, 1836; d Sept. 10, 1869.

Dr. C. A. BRODIE b September 15, 1822; d October 29, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #49. December 4, 1869

JAMES R. HERRICK s/o F. C. Herrick, killed by accidental gunshot, Nov. 13, 1869, aged 13 years.

Mrs. JANE ELIZABETH McKINNEY b Jan. 26, 1845; d Riceville, Nov. 1, 1869.

MARY BRODIE d Montgomery Co., Tenn., Nov. 26, 1869 in her 68th year. "The church at Asbury mourns its loss."

JOHN TRIPPE d nr. Center, Cherokee Co., Ala. Sept. 1869 aged 38 years.

RUTHY H. WRIGHT d/o John and Mary Pinkerton b March 7, 1852; d Nov. 3, 1869; md Robert A. Wright, May 21, 1868; left widower and an infant daughter.

MARIA GOWENS d Aug. 5, 1869; joined MEC, 1832.

BARBARA GUNN b Caswell Co., N.C., Oct. 14, 1784; d October 2, 1869; md Rev. James Gunn, April 1808; moved with his family to Robertson Co., Tenn. in 1811 where she later died.

Rev. JOSEPH LINDSEY b N.C., April 4, 1804; d Oct. 28, 1869; moved to Rutherford Co., Tenn., 1826, where he lived until he died.

REBECCA DAVIDSON d/o James and Rachel Peters b April 10, 1825; d Oct. 30, 1869.

FREEMAN SENTER b Sumner Co., Tenn., May 10, 1819; d Ballard Co., Ky., Nov. 10, 1869, youngest s/o Rev. Mark Senter.

Mrs. SARAH E. JONES d Bedford Co., Va. March 15, 1790; d Sumner Co., Tenn. June 17, 1869.

Rev. M. S. MONTGOMERY d Henry Co., Ky., Aug. 23, 1869; a native of Ohio but had lived in Kentucky for many years.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #50. December 11, 1869

WILLIAM R. NICHOLSON b Pickens Dist., S.C., July 10, 1800; d DeKalb Co., Ala., June 25, 1869; a member of MEC 49 years. "And when I visited the family graveyard I knelt by my father and mother's graves and thanked God for such parents" (Evan Nicholson)

Mrs. SARAH ANN WALLACE w/o J. C. Wallace b Oct. 17, 1835; d nr. Gallatin, Tenn., November 28, 1869.


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JOSEPH MADISON BRANSTETTER d November 19, 1869 in 74th year.

ANNA BELL WAUGH youngest d/o Rev. H. P. Waugh of Montgomery Conference d Greenwood, F1orida Aug. 3O, 1869, aged 3 years, 1 month and 9 days.

AARON HASKINS MITCHELL s/o H. B. and Mary J. Mitchell, Wales Station, Giles Co., Tenn. d Oct. 29, 1869, aged 3 years, 3 months.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #51. December 18, 1869

Colonel STEPHEN WILLIS HARRIS b Eatonville, Ga., June 8, 1818; d Huntsville, Ala., Dec. 5, 1869; graduate of University of Georgia; studied law; represented Madison County in the state legislature.

THOMAS SIMS b Maury Co., Tenn. Feb. 1836; d Dallas Co., TEX, Aug. 24, 1869.

J. R. ANDREWS b Todd Co., Ky., March 9, 1841; d nr. Fort's Station, Tenn., Sept. 25, 1869; md Sallie B. Parham, Montgomery Co., Tenn.; veteran of Confederate army.

SARAH A. McMILLIN, nee Richardson, b Smith Co., Va., Feb. 25, 1814; d Sept. 23, 1869; md (1) Hiram Ingram, Oct. 21, 1834 (2) Joseph McMillin, January 23, 1851.

GEORGE W. HAGEY d Cairo, Illinois, November 3, 1869.

MARTHA SCYSTER d Smithland, Ky., Oct. 9, 1869, aged 45 years.

HOSEA STANFIELD b 18O9; d Oct. 18, 1869, having lived about 20 years at the mouth of the Buffalo River, Humphreys Co., Tenn.

GIDEON AKERS STANDARD s/o Sherrod and Mary Standard b Todd Co., Ky., Oct. 17, 1827; d Aug. 9, 1869.

Mrs. MARY A. SCARBOROUGH d Elkton, Ky., Nov. 15, 1869; born near Pomelton, Ga.; md Miles Scarborough, 1825; he died in June 1854.

EMOREE BANDY w/o Worden Bandy b Meade Co., Ky., Feb. 24, 1824; d nr. Union Star Ky., November 26, 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 29, #52. December 25, 1869

Mrs. POLLY A. PRITCHARD w/o Benjamin Pritchard b March 10, 1796; d Wilson Co., Tenn., Dec. 5, 1869; left 110 direct descendants.

MARTHA ELIZABETH BARTON b Chatham Co., N.C., May 1, 1834; d Franklin Co., Ala., Dec. 4, 1869; md James S. Barton, Hopkins Co., TEX, May 30, 1856; d/o W. S. and Mary W. Petty and sister of Rev. W. P. Petty of Trinity, TEX Conference.

SIMEON ASBURY WHITAKER b Jan. 18, 1801; d November 4, 1869; brother of the late Rev. David Whitaker.

MARY THOMAS b January 20, 1790; d Jordan's Spring, Tenn., Nov. 24, 1869.


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