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


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Mrs. SARAH A. McMILLIAN, nee Richardson, b Smythe Co.; d Sept. 23, 1869, flux; md Joseph W. McMillian, Jan. 23, 1851; had step-children.

Major ROBERT A. GREEN b S.C., Aug. 11, 1803; d Jefferson Co., Ala., May 12, 1870.


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Mrs. FELICIA J. YOUNG w/o Louis H. Young, Smith Co., Tenn., d/o John Nichols, b March 18, 1841; d April 16, 1870; joined MEC at Walnut Grove at age 11.

SOLOMON NOEL d nr. Louisville, Ky., May 20, 1870 in his 84th year; member for many years of Walnut Street Church.

Dr. WILLIAM M. COOPER b Jefferson Co., Ky., June 26, 1815; d May 31, 1870, from fall from horse; moved to Smith's Mills, Henderson Co., Ky. about 24 years ago where he practiced medicine until his death.



WILLIAM FOX d Mt. Washington, Ky., April 14, 1870, aged 61 years, 7 months, 9 days.

PATRICK HENRY BELL b Oct. l, 1855; d Aug. 28, 1868.

Mrs. REBECCA ANN RIDER TIPTON b Wilson Co., Tenn., July 22, 1815; d nr. Tiptonville, Tenn., May 2, 1870; md Rev. J. H. Tipton, March 12, 1835; member of MEC 24 years.

Mrs. NARCISSA E. DUNAVANT d April 11, 1870.

SAMUEL W. PERKINS s/o Daniel and Lydia Perkins b Dec. 2, 1847; accidentally killed April 11, 1870 (no details).

Mrs. SARAH HOOPER CHERRY b Sumner Co., Tenn., Dec. l, 1796; d June 25, 1870; after her mother's death she and her father made a home with her older sister in Giles Co., Tenn., until Oct. 1827 when she md Rev. John M. Cherry of Athens, Ala., where they lived until he died Oct. 11, 1839; left with 4 children; moved to Giles Co., Tenn. in 1845, after living in Athens 5-6 years; buried in Murfreesboro, Tenn.; survived by two sons, three daughters-in law and four grandchildren.

ROBERT N. TUCKER s/o J. H. and Mary Tucker b Oct. 25, 1844; d May 20, 1870.

EDDIE PAUL TAYLOR s/o Rev. Dr. Charles and Charlotte J. Taylor, d Millersburg, Ky., June 13, 1870, aged 2 1/2 years old.



Miss LYDIA CHADWICK b Jan. 26, 1840; d May 17, 1870.

B. S. GUNN b Nov. 20, 1823; d June 21, 1870, hemorrhage; youngest and 12th son of Rev. James Gunn.

JOHN MAXWELL b Hopkinsville, Ky., Jan. 9, 1812; d February 22, 1870; md Lucy A. Cabaniss, Feb. 22, 1832; joined MEC, 1837.

Mrs. ELIZA JANE SADDLER d Nashville, Tenn., June 30, 1870; w/o William Saddler.

ELIZABETH A. SHERRILL consort of A. P. Sherrill, steward of Manchester Circuit d May 13, 1870, eleven days short of her 47th birthday.

STEPHEN C. M. ENSEY b Oct. 17, 1847; d Coffee Co., Tenn., May 17, 1870; consumptive.

Mrs. MARY F. JOHNSON b Baltimore, Md., Oct. 23, 1812; d Perry Co., May 23, 1870; md C. Johnson, Jan. 28, 1836; all four of her children, adults, died of consumption within last five years.

ELIZABETH HARDING MEADOR b Feb. 21, 1854; d July 5, 1870.

Mrs. WINNIE SCRUGGS relict of late Theophilus Scruggs b July 30, 1817; d June 22, 1870; md 1836; her husband died in 1864.



WILLIAM R. ELLISTON b. Nashville, Tenn.; s/o Joseph T. Elliston; president of board of teachers, Nashville Female Academy for years; md dau. of Elijah Boddie, 1840, Sumner County. No birth or death dates given.


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Rev. NELSON G. ALEXANDER b May 25, 1802; d Wilson Co., Tenn., June 23, 1870; md Mary A. Patterson, May 15, 1828; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, May 5, 1849; ordained elder October 24, 1858.

ELIZABETH B. NEWSOM b February 24, 1812; d Daviess Co., Ky., May 18, 1870; md James S. Gillam, December 1839.

LOUISA ROBERTS w/o John A. Roberts, d January 9, 1870, aged 40 years.

Mrs. MARTHA A. TODD w/o Joel J. Todd, b Washington C., Va., March 13, 1830; d Lebanon, Mo., May 8, 1870; joined MEC, 1846.

Mrs. OLIVIA J. HINTON, nee Andrews, w/o James M. Hinton, b Nashville, Tenn., March 10, 1831; d Nashville, Tenn., July 7, 1870.

HALLIE HINES s/o Henry H. and Lula Hines, d Jackson, Miss., May 24, 1870, aged 2 years, 2 months, 9 days old.

REBECCA (Aunt Becca) LASHBROOK w/o John Lashbrook b Feb. 7, 1798; d May 8, 1870; professed religion at age 42; all her children were married.

JOHN T. GIBSON b Allen Co., Ky., Jan. 24, 1824; d Todd Co., Ky., June 20, 1870; md Sarah M. Pitt of Robertson Co., Tenn., December 12, 1866.

POLLY S. DICKENS b Marion Co., Ky., 1792; d March 17, 1870; md John T. Edwards, 1809

ABEL BURRISS b Pa., May l4, 1797; d June 5, 1870; went to Ky. when 6 months old; md Mary Cox, January 5, 1826; joined MEC, 1832.

ELIZABETH BENNETT, an aged lady, d May 29, 1870.

SILAS L. GILL d April 19, 1870, consumptive; funeral sermon to be held at Bethel, Lewis Co., Ky., August 7, 1870.

SOLOMON NEILL b Va., Feb. 4, 1787; d May 20, 1870; moved to Jefferson Co., Ky., 1807.

ELLA LEE MORRISON d/o Rev. H. C. Morrison; funera1 at Stoner's Chapel, Nelson Co., Ky., July 11, 1870.

E. D. STANDIFORD, s/o Dr. E. D. and Mary A. E. Standiford, b May 17, 1869; d July 9, 1870.



JOHN WILLIAM THOMAS b Jan. 24, 1845; d Adair Co., Ky., November 7, 1869.

JOSEPH GRIFFIN SCALES, College Grove, Williamson Co., Tenn., b Jan. 10, 1798; d July 16, 1870.

WILLIAM PARROTT, b Va., June 21, 1870/an obvious error/ d Washington Co., Ky. July 12, 1870; an older man.

SARAH STINER b Carroll Co., Ga. October 24, 1814; d Christian Co., Ky., April 7, 1870; md Jacob Stiner, July 27, 1845.

ALPHA B. BERGEN w/o C. Bergen, d Shelby Co., Ky., July 14, 1870 in her 28th year.

MALINDA J. NEAL b January 16, 1852; d July 5, 1870, consumptive.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #31. August 6, 1870

WILLIAM W. VERNON s/o Leonard Vernon b Williamson Co., Tenn., March 19, 1849; d June 16, 1869; moved to Hickman Co., Tenn., 1850; joined MEC, 1864.

LEONARD VERNON b Rockingham Co., N.C., Sept. 16, 1803; d Hickman Co., Tenn., June 6, 1870; joined MEC, 1864; "many" of his children had predeceased him.

MARCUS T. HALL b Wayne Co., Ky., Nov. 17, 1839; d Louisville, Ky., Sept. 2, 1869.


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BELLFIELD HUNT s/o J. C. and S. P. Hunt b Jan. 28, 1865; d July 19, 1870.

ELVIRA CALLIE SUMMERS, youngest d/o Rev. B. F. and Cansander Arnold b Logan Co., Ky., Dec. 9, 1843; d Muhlenburg Co., Ky., June 24, 1870; md Thomas C. Summers, July 23, 1868.

SIMEON LEROY BETTIS s/o Ems1ey and Thursey Bettis, b Aug. 22, 1866; d June 27, 1870.

Rev. ELISHA CALLAWAY b Delaware, Jan. 8, 1792; d Macon, Miss., June 21, 1870; in early life moved to Hancock Co., Ga. where he became a traveling preacher Jan. 1818; transferred from South Carolina to Ala. Conference in 1834; member of convention to establish MEC, SOUTH, 1845; served in Mobile and Ala. Conferences.

Tribute of Respect for Hon. I. T. MARTIN; by Quarterly Conference, Cynthiana, Ky., July 2, 1870; no biographical details.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #32. August 13, 1870

Mrs. ELIZA M. MARTIN b Rutherford Co., Tenn., Jan. 4, 1805; d (date not given); md D. M. Martin, Bellefonte, Alabama.

PEYTON H. LILE b Wake Co., N.C., 1794; d Oko1ona, Miss., May 20, 1870; moved to Alabama in 1820; to Miss. in 1848.

ALEXANDER FINNEY b Va., Aug. 19, 1796; d June 22, 1870; md Matilda Greenfield, Dec. 17, 1819.

Rev. Dr. G. D. TAYLOR, old minister of the Tennessee Conference, died Pulaski, Tenn., last week and was buried July 7; probably in his 79th year.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #33. August 20, 1870

Pages for obituaries is missing; mentioned elsewhere in this issue was the death of Rev. CHARLES J. HALLBERG of La. Conference; d Issaquena Co., Miss., July 29, 1870; born in West Indies, June 3, 1820; went to New Orleans when young; admitted to Miss. Conference, 1844.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #34. August 27, 1870

Mrs. LOUISA E. BROWN w/o Rev. Hardie Brown of Miss. Conference, b Nov. 12, 1839; d Raymond, Mo., March 10, 1870; d/o Abner McGehee, Eufaula, Ala.; md May 24, 1860.

Colonel JOHN FITE GOODNER b nr. Alexandria, Tennessee July 6, 1822; d, 1870 (torn); md Nancy Floyd, March 8, 1849 and she soon died and he never re-married; served in state senate for DeKalb-Wilson counties, Tenn.; served in the Mexican War.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #35. September 3, 1870

JAMES G. MIDDLETON b Mo., Feb. 27, 1848; d nr. Shelbyville, Ky., August 15, 1870.

Dr. STEVEN H. REID b Ky., July 13, 1813; d July 20, 1870; Tribute of Respect for him by Philip Swigert Lodge #218, Masons, July 21, 1870.

Rev. GIDEON McDANIEL b Rutherford Co., Tenn., Dec. 8, 1800; d Aug. 13, 1870; parents returned to Amherst Co., Va. where he was raised; md Mary L. Strange, 1823, of Bedford Co., Va.; moved in 1829 to Cumberland Co., Ky.; in 1834 moved to Warren Co., Ky. where he died; died from diarrhea.

S. S. CLARK b N.Y., 1817; d Huntsville, Ala., May 6, 1870; moved to Florence, Ala then to Huntsville; left two sons, two daughters.

JAMES FREDERIC EASTERLY s/o N. W. and M. R. Easterly of Green Co., Tenn., b. Nov. 9, 1868; d Aug. 19, 1870; had lost a daughter and son, Eddie, to death last Jan.


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Mrs. RHODA PERRY b Davidson Co., Tenn., Dec. 25, 1795; d July 26, 1870; md Rev. F. S. Perry, January 7, 1813.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #36. September 10, 1870

Rev. JOHN McCURDY b Elbert Co., Ga., July 10, 1800; d Williamson Co., Tenn., Aug. 17, 1870; when he was 7 years old his parents, David and Elizabeth McCurdy, moved to Williamson Co. where in 1821 he md Elizabeth G. Andrews (she d July 31, 1856); licensed to preach, 1830, Nashville District; served in several "African" circuits; remd Susan E. Saunders, 1861.

Rev. ROBERT YOUNG McREYNOLDS b Allen Co., Ky., 1808; d Aug. 23, 1870; began to preach at age 19; preached in Kentucky Conference until 1840 when he transferred to Rock River Conference but in 1841 went back to Ky., where he quit traveling and "located" until 1867 when he joined the Louisville Conference.

B. WILLIAMS b Oct. 28, 1824; d April 25, 1870; joined MEC, 1853.

Mrs. P. C. GREER b Aberdeen, Sept. 18, 1846; d Aug. 22, 1870; md Baalus Greer, Nov. 5, 1868. Columbus, Miss.

ADA BRIEN youngest d/o Judge M. M. and Mary Brien b March 7, 1867; d Alexandria Aug. 27, 1870.

STERLING BROWN MONTGOMERY s/o J. and A. R. Montgomery b Dec. 23, 1856; d by accidental gunshot, Giles Co., Tenn., Aug. 7, 1870.

SAMMY BURNS infant s/o Samuel and Sarah A. J. Burns d Pleasant Site, Ala. Aug. 16, 1870, aged eleven weeks.

VIRGINIA WOODS d/o William G. Lampkin d Starkville, Miss., Aug. 14, 1870, aged 2 years.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #37. September 17, 1870

Mrs. MARY J. MORRIS, widow of Rev. George W. Morris, b nr. Newbern, N.C. Feb. 26, 1794; d Fayette, Miss., July 30, 1870; d/o Captain William and Dorcas E. Thompson; moved when young to Ala and then to Franklin Co., Tenn.; her youngest son was named William T. Morris.

ANN P. ORTON b Hopkins Co., Ky., Ju1y 31, 1810; d Aug. 11, 1869; md Marcus Slaton, December 18, 1828.

AMMON DAVIS CABLER d Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 25, 1870 in his 26th year.

ELIZABETH BUMPUSS d Aug. 25, 1870 in her 87th year.

B. C. ARNOLD b Feb. 4, 1815; d May 23, 1870; joined MEC, 1869.

CLAUDE C. MOSELEY d Hartford, Ky., Aug. 28, 1870, aged 11 years, l month.

ANNIE LAURIE MOSELEY d Hartford, Ky., Sept. 2, 1870, aged 3 years, 6 months.

(These two Moseley children were children of R. S. and Jennie Moseley.)

JOSEPHINE A. BARNES w/o Weaver Barnes b Aug. 3, 1831; d Ohio Co., Ky., Aug. 30, 1870, consumptive.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #38. September 24, 1870

MELISSA ANN McCLURE d/o Rev. J. R. and L. H. McC1ure d Cornersville, Tenn., Sept. 4, 1870, aged 20 years, l month, 4 days.

NANCY HALE b Feb. 26, 1808; d Aug. 18, 1870; md John Hale of Smith Co., Tenn., September 16, 1827; had 9 chi1dren, 2 of whom predeceased her.


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JOHN F. ELLIS s/o John H. Ellis d Hawkins Co., Tenn.; d June 26, 1870 aged 22 years.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #39. October 1, 1870

ROBERT S. GREEN s/o Joshua S. and Anna Green, b Sept. 17, 1843; d Aug. l, 1870; mailing clerk in Methodist Publishing House, Nashville.

Mrs. ELIZABETH C. HOUSE and infant son "are dead." She was d/o William and Sallie Newsom; b Davidson Co., Tenn., Jan. 27, 1846; d Aug. 30, 1870. Her son and that of her husband, Francis B. House, named WILLIAM RACY HOUSE, b May 27, 1868 and d July 27, 1870; she md Dec. 20, 1866. "We buried her in the graveyard near her dear boy."

Mrs. MATTIE A. MOORE consort of William Moore d Springfield, Tenn., July 21 1870; md June 12, 1856; joined MEC at age 18.

SARAH C. BIGHAM BELL b Pontotoc Co., Miss., 1841; d June 22, 1870; md Dr. S. H. Bell, Tipton Co., Tenn., Oct. 22, 1865.

Mrs. PERUDA G. BEAVERS youngest d/o John G. and Margaret Bell, b Davidson Co., Tenn., June 6, 1847; d Aug. 7, 1870; md J. K. Beavers, Oct. 24, 1869.

IDA BELL GAINES youngest d/o John W. and only child of L. E. Gaines, b Dec. 12, l869; d Aug. 13, 1870.

ELIZABETH GROVES d June l5, 1870, aged 59 years, 8 months, 24 days; md S. H. Groves, l832; five infant children predeceased her but she was survived by her husband and eleven adult children.

GEORGE W. PATTON b Hopkins Co., Ky., March 24, 1855; d Aug. 23, 1878; joined MEC Nov. 1869; left parents and siblings.

JOSEPH JONES, class leader at Old Salem, Ashbyville Circuit, Louisville Conference, s/o Walker Jones, d July 3l, 1870, aged 23 years, 2 months, 10 days; md Mollie Hanes, April 1, 1868; left widow and two children.

SAMUEL H. TIMMONS d Jan. 24, 1870, aged 16 years, 11 months, 13 days. Hopkins Co., Ky.

JASPER M. HANCOCK infant s/o James E. and Ann M. Hancock d Aug. 9, 1870, aged 7 years.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. THOMAS R. TRAVIS who died at home of father-in-law W. W. Williams nr. Salem, Livingston Co., Ky., Aug. 19, 1870, aged 26 years; by Salem Lodge, #8l, Masons, Aug. 20, 1870.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #40. 0ctober 8, 1870

Wife (names not given) of Dr. CROSS, d Sonora, Ky., Sept. 28, 1870; buried in Harrodsburg, Ky.

Mrs. MARY ANNE GOSIN d/o Mr. Boman of Cumber1and Co., Ky.; md T. G. Gosin of G1asgow, Ky., at age 18; d September 5, 1870.

Mrs. RACHEL KINNEY w/o Major R. H. Kinney d July l5, 1870; granddau. of General Porterfield of Virginia.

CHARLIE ERWIN KIMBELL only and last surviving child of E. N. G. and Jane H Kimbell b Aug. 12, 1857; d Decatur, Ala., Sept. 23, 1870.

JOHN G. BENTLY b Amelia Co., Va., Oct. l8O4; d Meridianville, Sept. 2l, l87O; moved to Madison Co., Ala. in her 2Oth year.


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Mrs. LIZZIE GREEN w/o Joseph J. Green b Dec. 13, 1833; d Nolensville, Tenn., Sept 17, 1870; md May 29, 1851.

A. B. McCOURY s/o Z. and Jane McCoury, b Aug. 18, 1849; d Company Shops, N.C., Aug. 10, 1870; joined MEC, May 1869.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #41. 0ctober 15, 1870

General Robert E. LEE d Lexington, Va., Oct. 12, 1870, aged 63 years, 8 months, 23 days.

Mrs. MARY ELIZA BRIGHT w/o John Winston Bright, d/o late Col. Burt, d Oct. 9, l870; buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn.

JAMES ANDREW GILL b Marshall Co., Tenn., Nov. 22, 1846; d Sept. 23, 1870; joined MEC, August 1866.

Mrs. ALICE B. HUGHES b Stokes Co., N.C. Ju1y 3, 1791; d Oct. 4, 1870.

JAMES P. CAIN s/o John W. and Sarah Cain, b Sept. 29, 1856; d Aug. 22, 1870.

LUCINDA ROBERTS d/o John and Ann Patton b Buncombe Co., N.C., Ju1y 22, 1802; d Dec. 21, 1869; md Joshua Roberts, November 14, 1822.

JOSEPH W. CLAY b Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 15, 1842; d Arkansas Co., Ark., Sept. 6, 1870.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #42. 0ctober 22, 1870

MINNIE WITHERSPOON d/o Rev. J. H. and Jane Witherspoon d Water1oo, A1a., Sept 1870, aged 17 years, 11 months, l day.

Mrs. ANN O'BRIEN widow of Spencer O'Brien d Sept. 30, 1870. Clarksville, Tenn.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #43. 0ctober 29, 1843

MARY MURPHY w/o James B. Price, Esq. b Feb. 22, 1834; d Lebanon, Tenn., Oct. 9, 1870; her father, James Barrett Murphy, native of N.C.; her mother, Lucy C. Brashear, native of Ky.; md St. Mary Parish, La., April 22, 1853. Children: Andrew, Lucy, John Ewing, William Hoggatt and Walter Brashear Price.

LETITIA McDONALD, nee Wallace b nr. Lexington, Ky., Dec. 18, 1816; d Aug. 24, 1870; md J. W. McDonald, Feb. 15, 1838; in 1849 they moved to Henry where she died.

C. BETTIE BRITTAIN d/o M. L. and C. Brittain, of Murphy, N.C., b Jan. 26, 1868; d Sept. 17, 1870.

ASA JACKSON, SR. "a patriarch in Israel" b Va., Feb. 14, 1792; d Aug. 30, 1870; born again Old Ebenezer Campground, Wilson Co., Tenn., September 1832.

SARAH CORLEY d/o Rev. John Corley d nr. Harpersville, Ala., Oct. 7, l870 in her 27th year.

SARAH HEFLIN b Montgomery Co., Tenn., Oct. 20, 1844; d Aug. 29, 1870; md Wade Hampton, 1859.

Major RICHARD F. COOK b Culpepper Co., Va., July 8, 1787; d Putnam Co. Tenn., Oct. 15, 1870; raised in Greenville Dist., S.C.; moved to Maury Co., Tenn. in 1810; moved to Jackson Co., Tenn. in 1812; his father, Robert Cook, died 29 years ago, aged 91 years. Of Major Cook's brothers: William and Hezekiah died several years ago; Alexander still lived in Blount Co., Ala.; James W. died in 1870 in DeKalb Co., Ala. at age 92; John O. died in Maury Co. in 1870 aged 89; Richard died 1870, aged 84. Two sisters, Mrs. Bydes, Putnam Co. and Mrs. Rhea, Iowa, survived him. Major Cook was a veteran of the War of 1812; member of state senate; two of his sons, Col. Watson M. Cook and Bolivar H. Cook, Nashville merchants.


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NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #44. November 5, 1870

Reverend ASA S. RIGGS, presiding elder, McMinnville District, Tenn. Conference, b June 6, 1816; d Oct. 29, 1870; licensed to preach Sept. 21, 1839; md Sarah M. Hurt, March 5, 1845.

MARY WORTH WOOLLEN w/o Dr. Charles W. Woollen, d/o late Rev. Daniel Worth of Indiana, d nr. Fayetteville, N.C., (no date) aged 31 years.

FRANCES LUCINDA KERR d/o Rev. William M. Kerr, b Wytheville, Va., Aug. 20, 1852; d July 30, 1870.

ANNA LEE TURNER infant d/o Col. James L. and Addie Turner d Sept. 25, 1870, diphtheria.

RACHEL E. EWING consort of Nathaniel Ewing, d/o Peter and Margaret Fulkerson d. Lee Co., Va., Oct. 2, 1870 in her 58th year.

Mrs. LARISSA MARTIN PERRY d/o Dr. James W. P. Moyler of Rogersville, Ala. b May 28, l840; d Aug. 31, 1870; md James K. Perry, Dec. 22, 1861.

OSCA MOYLER PERRY s/o James K. and Larissa M. Perry b April 14, 1870; d Oct. 14, 1870.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #45. November 12, 1870

Rev. THOMAS R. TRAVIS b Trigg Co., Ky., Aug. 19, 1844; d Livingston Co., Ky., Aug. 19, 1870; left a child, parents and siblings.

THEODERICK M. HEREFORD b Loudon Co., Va. Aug. 29, 1792; d Oct. 2, 1870; md Eliza W. Sale, Jan. 9, 1818; moved to Madison Co., Ala., 1829; md (2) Mrs. Lucy J. Powell, Sept. 29, 1836.

ROGER SIMPSON "oldest member in Prospect Circuit" b Nov. 2, 1788; d Aug. 31, 1871.

Mrs. SARAH A. FARLEY d/o William B. Walthall b Lunenburg Co, Va., June 25, 1821; d Davidson Co., Tenn., Oct. 16, 1870; md Joseph H. Farley, Sept. 23, 1845.

ALLEN ROSS b Guilford Co., N.C., Dec. 12, 1779; d Aug. 4, 1870, Wilson Co., Tenn., whence he had moved in 1798; had four children dead with abt. 70 grandchildren living.

ABIGAIL HAIL consort of William L. Hail, d/o Andrew and Elizabeth Russell, b Bradley Co., Tenn., Feb. 27, 184l; d Sept. 12, 1870, leaving widower and six children.

MAGGIE B. PRIMROSE w/o Rev. G. W. PRIMROSE of Little Rock Conference d nr Collegeville, Ark., Oct. 20, 1870.

SARAH FLORENCE MORGAN infant d/o James A. and Ann C. Morgan b Aug. 15, 1868; d Sept. 13, 1870.

JOEL FRANKLIN MORGAN infant s/o James A. and Ann C. Morgan b May 16, 1870; d July 30, 1870.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #46. November 19, 1870

Rev. BERRY ABERNATHY b Lincoln Co., N.C., Nov. 1784; d Rhea Co., Tenn., Nov. 6, 1870; licensed to preach, 1820.

ELIZA J. DEMAREE b Shelby Co., Ky., April 5, 1839; d Aug. 27, 1870; md Ransom H Demaree, Dec. 5, 1859.

ELLEN MAGRUDER d Shelby Co., Ky., Oct. 9, 1870 and buried in "old family graveyard."


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NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #47. November 26, 1870

Mrs. KATE CASE, nee Gee, d Davidson Co., Tenn., Nov. 13, 1870 in her 35th year.

CATHERINE JOHNSTON d Lee Co., Va. July 8, 1870; "young".

Mrs. ELIZABETH WARD b Nov. 17, 1798; d nr. Lebanon, Tenn., Oct. 24, 1870.

BENJAMIN F. CANNON b June 9, 1849; d Lexington, Ky., Nov. 12, 1870.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #48. December 3, 1870

SUSAN N. BARCLIFT w/o Rev. H. H. Barclift d Aug. 9, 1870, aged 38 years, 5 months, 10 days.

Mrs. ROSANNA POWERS w/o William Powers, d/o Jacob and Sarah Reeder, b Newberry Dist., S.C. and moved to Lauderdale Co., Ala.; d Sept. 25, 1870; md Sept. 1837; stricken with paralysis Nov. 17, 1869, April 11, 1870, Sept. 17, 1870.

Tribute of Respect for Colonel THOMAS H. PEEBLES; by Spring Hill Lodge, Nov. 12, 187O; no biographical details.

Rev. WILLIAM E. EVANS, Louisville Conference, d Oct. 20, 1870. (August 12, 1871 issue carried mention of Rev. William Ethelbert Evans s/o William T., and Amelia Evans, buried in cemetery on site of old Red Grove Church, Logan Co., Ky.; had preached in Louisville Conference.)


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #49. December 10, 1870

Rev. WILLIAM E. EVANS d Logan Co., Ky., Oct. 20, 1870; left widow and two daus.

Colonel THOMAS H. PEEBLES b Mecklenburg Co., Va. Jan. 10, 1822; d , 1870; buried near Spring Hill, Tenn.; md Miss Paschal, 1845; went to Tenn., 1830.

JANE CORNELIUS b Va., 1811; d Logan Co., Ky. Sept. 1870; d/o Bentley and Sarah Brown; md Henry F. Cornelius, Aug. 19, 1834.

SHELLY JOHNSON b Warren Co., Ky., Oct. 5, 1849; d Nov. 25, 1870; his parents had ten children; he was the first to die.

REBECCA ANN BATSON b and md in Montgomery Co., Tenn., b March 15, 1844; md John J. McCauly, Feb. 5, 1868 and moved to Humphreys Co., Tenn. where she d August 13, 1870.

Mrs. FANNIE ALLEN, nee G1asscock, w/o Matt. W. A11en, b. nr. McMinville, Tenn., Dec. 11, 1841; d November 28, 1870; md March 3, 1868.

Mrs. SIBBA ELLEN SHIVELEY; sister of Rev. W. B. Johnsey of Illinois Conference, d Oct. 8, 1870; md William Shiveley; buried Bacon Creek Campground "with" her uncle George Johnsey.

MARY T. ANTHONY d Coffee Co., Tenn. at home of her father, John Anthony, Esq., Nov. 19, 1870, aged abt. 26 years.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #50. December 17, 1870

Rev. BLAKE CARLTON b April 5, 1798; d Sullivan Co., Tenn., Sept. 12, 1870; licensed as local preacher, August 22, 1842.

ABRAHAM COWLEY b Ky., Oct. 29, 1794; d Hickman Co., Tenn., Nov. 16, 1870.

JACOB FITE d nr. Lebanon, Tenn., Dec. 5, 1870, in his 85th year.

Dr. GABRIEL BUMPUSS b Laurens Dist., S.C., March 7, 1772; d nr. Waterloo, Ala., Oct. 9, 1870; left orphan at early age; a Mason from age 2l; moved to Nashville, Tenn., to Giles County; studied law; graduated from medical school, Philadelphia, Pa.; settled Lauderdale Co., Ala. 18l8 and after 30 years moved to Lawrence Co., Tenn.


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MARY A. SMITH w/o Frank Smith d nr. Simpsonville, Ky., Oct. 30, 1870 in her 51st year.

EVAN DOZIER SOUTHGATE s/o James and Emma Southgate, d nr. Newport, Ky., Nov. 11, 1870, aged 3 years, 4 months, 22 days.


NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 30, #51. December 24, 1870

Tribute of Respect for Dr. GABRIEL BUMPUSS b S.C., March 7, 1772; d Waterloo, Ala., Oct. 9, 1870; his father died when he was small, leaving his mother and six children; became a Master Mason; by Lawrenceburg Lodge, #107, Masons, December 2, 1870.

TABITHA HOLLAND, nee Spratt, b Montgomery Co., Ky., 1801; d November 11, 1870; md Rev. Hezekiah Holland, 1820, a traveling preacher in the Kentucky Conference; he died in 1843.

Rev. H. N. HOBBS wrote from Hendersonville, December 8, that his father (name not given) died Dec. 3, 1870, a son of Eli Hobbs who came "to this country" in 1790; his unnamed father having been born in Maryland in 1783 and was 8 years old when his father migrated.

Mrs. HENRIETTA P. LAWRENCE w/o Rev. A. F. Lawrence of Tenn. Conference, d nr. Franklin, Tenn., Dec. 4, 1870.

Tribute of Respect for DAVID G. SHEPHERD b Fluvanna Co., Va., 1804; d Jackson Co., Tenn., Nov. 16, 1870; had never married. By Granville Lodge #342, Masons, December 3, 1870.

JOHN O. COOKE, native of St. Mary's Co., Maryland b May 25, 1782; d Maury Co., Tenn. Oct. 2, 1870; moved at age 6 months to Culpepper Co., Va., then to Saluda River, Greenville Dist., S.C. and in 1806 he moved to Rutherford Co., Tenn.; md December 27, 1807 and settled in Maury County.

Mrs. ELIZABETH A. LEWIS w/o George W. Lewis b June 24, 1842; d Oct. 20, 1870.

Poem written in memory of JULIA A., w/o Rev. John D. Vincil of Missouri Conference who died at Columbia, Mo., November 9, 1870.

Rev. ROBERT J. McCOOK, Florida Conference, d Key West, Florida, Nov. 22, 1870 in his 34th year.


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