By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2000


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July 3, 1875

Mrs. JULIA A. COBB dau Warren Jackson; died June 27, 1875.

A poem to memory of Mrs. A. N. WILSON by Mrs. S. E. Cochran.

Rev. JOEL SEGRAVES born Wake Co., N.C. Aug. 28, 1805; died Bledsoe Co., Tenn. April 2, 1875; came to Tenn. 1822; licensed as local preacher Methodist Church September 1847.

NANCY HALE LOVELESS born Pendleton Dist., S.C. Aug. 30, 1809; md Seborn Loveless, Aug. 8, 1833 (he died Aug. 22, 1841 leaving her with 2 children); she died Hanceville, Ala. December 25, 1874.

Mrs. MARY SPANN born Ga. 1804; died Cherokee Co., Ala. April 12, 1875.

MARY J. BLYTHE, nee Spradling, born Jefferson Co., Ala. May 5, 1843; md M. M. Blythe, Mar. 28, 1865; died June 15, 1867.

MARGARET J. BLYTHE, nee Spradling, wife of M. M. Blythe, who was apparently a sister of his first wife; she is given as born May 13, 1816; married in Oct. 1870; died June 7, 1875. Both sketches were penned by J. W. Newman.

ELVIRA PATTON, nee Ellison, born July 27, 1805; md Samuel Patton, Mar. 20, 1828 and died at residence of son-in-law, Josephus Darby, Colbert Co., Ala. June 13, 1875.

Mrs. ORPHA CARLISLE born March 12, 1793; died June 13, 1875.

Mrs. MARY HOUTS, nee Dodd, born Green Co., Tenn. Aug. 7, 1797; died Marion Co., Tenn. May 6, 1875.

MILTON T. GRISSOM born Oct. 5, 1847; died Adair Co., Ky. July 26, 1874.

ARTHENA T. HARRIS dau Samuel and Elizabeth Anderson, born Allen Co., Ky. Sept. 29, 1828; md R. D. Harris, Nov. 12, 1849 and died May 21, 1875.

Mrs. LAVINA TRAYLOR died April 14, 1875 aged 62 years.

JOHN D. BORIN died Ft. Smith, Ark. April 22, 1875 in his 49th year of age.

MATTIE KIRKLIN wf James T. Kirklin, dau George F. and Nancy J. Smith, died May 18, 1875.

A. N. WILSON dau James W. Wood of Cherokee Co., Ala.; wf A. J. Wilson, Turkey Town, Ala. born May 20, 1852; md Feb. 2, 1873; died April 14, 1875.

DAVID H. SPRADLING son W. A. and Eliza Spradling, born Nov. 29, 1847 and died Dec. 27, 1851 (a much belated obituary or else some of the data is jumbled).


July 10, 1875

NEWTON McCORD born Williamson Co., Tenn. Sept. 30, 1843; died Jan. 17, 1875; Master Mason for 27 years.


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Dr. GEORGE LYNG BRYANT, superintendent of First Kentucky Lunatic Asylum, died June 24, 1875; born in Va. 1825; graduate, Jefferson Medical College, 1845; practiced medicine in Miss.; served in Confederate Army; moved to Lexington, Ky. in 1868; md Mary Jane Markham.

Mrs. MARY LOCKEN born Philadelphia, Pa. 1792; died Nashville, Tenn. June 29, 1875; mother of Messrs. John and William Locken, binders at the Methodist Publishing House in Nashville. Burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, that city.

Rev. TILMAN SNEAD born Wilkes Co., Ga. May 11, 1786; died Baldwin Co., Ga. May 3, 1875; served in War of 1812; licensed to preach as Methodist local preacher Oct. 30, 1813; ordained deacon Feb. 1, 1818 and as elder Jan. 13, 1820; md Elizabeth G. B. Washington 1818 (died Dec. 1871); served in S.C. and Georgia Conferences.

GEONETTA G. PRICE wf Edward A. Price; dau Fielding S. and Nancy Wilson, born Logan Co., Ky. March 1, 1843; md Jan. 17, 1860; died June 15, 1875.

JULIA COBB, nee Jackson, born Nashville, Tenn. Dec. 25, 1841; md Dr. S. J. Cobb, Dec. 4, 1864; died suddenly June 27, 1875 leaving two children, one only three weeks old.

MARY JANE POOLE dau Rev. James Holmes, Ky. Conf., born Knox Co., Tenn. Sept. 9, 1848; md Thomas J. Poole, Feb. 16, 1871; died May 2, 1875.

ORVILLE J. DAVENPORT died DeKalb Co., Ala. May 1, 1875 after a long illness.

ANDREW BASCOM CUNDIFF son Rev. B. A. Cundiff, Louisville Conf., born Scottsville, Ky. Nov. 28, 1858; drowned in Rough Creek nr. Hartford, Ky. June 24, 1875.

SUSAN M. PALMER dau J. D. and Lucretia Hanley, born Oct. 1851, Blount Co., Ala.; md E. Palmer, Jan. 21, 1874; death date not given.

Rev. JOHN H. DAVIS born Tenn. 1807; md Nancy G. Franklin; spent most of his life in Fayette Co., Ala. where he raised his ten children; md Mrs. Ferguson who died; md Mrs. Boyd, Dec. 1874; he died Marion, Miss. May 9, 1875. A tribute to him by Quarterly Conf. of Marion Circuit dated May 29, 1875.

POCAHONTAS ELDRIDGE dau John M. and Frances Eldridge died near Huntsville, Ala. May 3, 1875.

BENJAMIN G. DUVALL born Logan Co., Ky. Feb. 1, 1820; md Sarah J. Henery, March 1854; moved to McLean Co., Ky.; to Tenn. 1869; died June 26, 1875.

FRANCES A. SHARKY born Feb. 1, 1853; md James E. Sharky, Dec. 24, 1873; died Decatur Co., Tenn. May 19, 1875.


July 17, 1875

A poem in memory of ELBERT, FENELON and FANNIE, by Mrs. Elizabeth W. Cheves, La., for these, her grandchildren.

Rev. MILTON H. JONES, a tribute, by Quarterly Conf. Acton Ct., Weatherford Dist., No. TX Conf., to him as a local elder (no death date or general details given), undated.

Colonel ALBERT G. PENDLETON born Culpepper Co., Va. June 30, 1807; died June 19, 1875; entered West Point Military Academy 1825 which he left in ill health and studied law; admitted to bar, Tazewell Co. in 1827; elected atty. general of Va.; a resident of Giles County; served in Hse. of Delegates, 1843-1867; md Elvina dau Henly and Mary Chapman. Tribute to him by Quarterly Conference, Pearisburg Ct., Holston Conf., undated.

Rev. C. B. WHITEBY born Va. April 26, 1800; died Bell Co., TX April 28, 1875; moved to Tenn. when young; md Warren Co., Tenn. Feb. 25, 1821; moved to TX during Civil War.


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JACKSON HILL born Woodford Co., Ky. March 1816; moved to Union Co., Ky. when young; died February 10, 1875.

JANE WITHERSPOON wf Rev. James H. Witherspoon, born Ire., March 26, 1815; came to U.S. in 1829; md. Jan. 7, 1836; died June 22, 1875.

ELIZABETH TOMPKINS dau Marion and Jane Tompkins, born Franklin Co., Ala. May 20, 1852; died June 18, 1875.

SARAH E. KERR dau Colonel William and Sarah Hannah, born York Dist., S.C. 1807; md E. Kerr, Jan. 22, 1830; moved to White Plains, Ala. 1826 where she died May 5, 1875.

Mrs. LIZZIE GRANTLIN born Oct. 7, 1843; died Madison Co., Ala. June 19, 1875.

THOMAS S. WILLIAMSON was killed in Rutherford Co., Tenn. by falling of a tree in his yard, June 16, 1875; born November 1, 1809.

MARGARET E. STINE wf Benjamin F. Stine died Knoxville, Tenn. June 11, 1875.

Miss MATTIE MYERS born Marion Co., Ky. 18747; died Lebanon, Ky. May 23, 1875.

MARY COLEMAN born July 7, 1812; died Hickman Co., Tenn. March 25, 1875.

SARAH E. HAMPTON dau E. H. and Susan J. Ware, born Louisa Co., Va. July 9, 1834; moved with family to Maury Co., Tenn. 1835; md F. F. Hampton, Dec. 3, 1867; died January 29, 1875.

Mrs. SARAH HESTER wf Robert Hester, born Dec. 14, 1829; died Franklin Co., Ala. July 2, 1875.

WITH B. BRANSON born Hopkins Co., Ky. May 4, 1823; died Logan Co., Ky. April 4, 1875.


July 24, 1875

CHARLOTTE DOWELL dau Joseph and Charlotte Brashear, died Breckinridge Co. Ky. May 21, 1875; wf James Dowell."

FRANCES A. GILLUM born Dinwiddie Co., Va. Oct. 22, 1805; moved to Tenn. with parents; md Firman Gillum; died June 28, 1875 leaving two daughters, Mrs. Rebecca J. Rives and Mrs. Watson.

MARY A. JENKINS wf Elisha C. Jenkins, born Paducah, Ky. Nov. 10, 1836; died Louisville, Ky. July 7, 1875.

WIRT JEFFERSON son Isham R. and Sarah Jefferson, born Todd Co., Ky. June 17, 1852; died at place of his birth, May 19, 1875.

SALLIE M. HOUSE dau John and Lucinda Jordan, born Williamson Co., Tenn. April 6, 1834; md Alexander R. House, Oct. 12, 1865; died Weakley Co., Tenn. March 24, 1875, having moved to west Tenn. in 1858 and was a member of Poplar Grove Methodist Church; surviving were husband and 2 children.

MARY C. WILLIAMS born Madison Co., Ala. June 5, 1838; md F. M. Williams; died Tate Co., Miss. April 13, 1875.

JESSE MATSON born east Tenn. Oct. 26, 1807; died Childersburg, Ala. June 6, 1875; surviving were widow and 4 daughters.

JANE KARR born N.C. Dec. 24, 1794; died Childersburg, Ala. July 3, 1875; md John Karr 1825; he was deceased.

Tribute to WILLIAM G. LAMPKIN who died June 25, 1875; by Masonic Abert Lodge 89 dated June 26, 1875.


Jul 31, 1875

ASA RANDALL born York Dist., S.C. Oct. 26, 1801; died of dropsy, June 21, 1875; moved to Pickens Co., Ala. when about 19 years old; md Eleanor Hull.


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Colonel RICHARD D. POWEL born Brunswick Co., Va. Feb. 21, 1799; died Columbus, Miss. June 10, 1875.

BENJAMIN F. "Uncle Ben" DAVIS born Roan /Rowan/ Co., N.C. Nov. 26, 1791; died Smith Co., Tenn. July 1, 1875; md Cassandra Taylor; parents of 12 children, 6 now dead.

NANCY S. ROWLAND born Woodford Co., Ky. Sept. 29, 1801; died Columbus, Ga. June 18, 1875 wo which she had moved in 1854.

ISAAC ORR born Logan Co. Ky. Mar. 25, 1852; died 7 miles south of Auburn, Ala. Apri1 30, 1875.

NANCY M. McFERRIN wf W. M. McFerrin, Memhis Conference, dau Job and Sarah Walker; born N.C., Feb. 14, 1824; md Nov. 21, 1852; died Fayette Co., Tenn. June 19, 1875; burial in Asbury Cemetery.

Note: Tombstone of Mrs. Nancy M. McFerrin in Asbury Cemetery, 4 1/2 miles north of Somerville, Tenn. bears dates: Feb. 14, 1824-June 19, 1875.

EDWARD M. STEVENS born Abbeville Dist., S.C. May 17, 1791 and died July 9, 1875. Account written for him by a friend of Greeneville, Tenn., August 3, published on page 1, August 14, 1875 issue.

MALINDA VIZE wf Rev. William M. Vize, died Poplar Springs, Ky. July 17, 1875 aged 65 years.


August 7, 1875

Death heralded of former President ANDREW JOHNSON on July 31, 1875.

Rev. JOHN M. CRISMOND, native of Baltimore, Md., died April 27, 1875; licensed to preach in Methodist Church June 26, 1837; a long panegyric.

Rev. Z. C. ALEXANDER born Mar. 22, 1822; died February 1874.

WILLIAM GRIFFIN LAMPKIN born Sept. 30, 1819; md Susan Stevenson, Jan. 23, 1845; died June 25, 1875 and buried in Starkville, Miss.


August 14, 1875

DANIEL SEAY born Jan. 13, 1805; died July 11, 1875; md Elizabeth Ledbetter, Sept. 5, 1832. New Middleton, Tenn.

NANCY FRANCES TURNER dau William Bryan; wf Marcellus Turner; born Jan. 4, 1848; died July 11, 1875.

MARY E. BROWN dau W. and Lucinda Parks, Jackson Co., Ala., born Jan. 28, 1837; md Rev. M. P. Brown, Aug. 20, 1854; died July 17, 1875.

THOMAS AUSTIN born Md. Aug. 6, 1806; died February 24, 1875.

MARY M. ABEL "my dear sister" (G. W. Alexander) dau of Rev. William Alexander, died Rhea Co., Tenn. May 18, 1875 in her 53rd year of age.

SARAH ANN BRANSFORD CLAIBORNE wf John T. Claiborne, dec., born Buckingham Co., Va. Dec. 23, 1811; died Nashville, Tenn. May 26, 1875; md Dec. 23, 1831.

JOHN WESLEY HULME born Williamson Co., Tenn. Sept. 11, 1810; died near Nashville, Tenn. July 7, 1875.

Rev. NATHANIEL C. BARBER born Fairfield Dist., S.C. May 22, 1800; md E. W. Harden, Nov. 11, 1828; died May 6, 1875. Methodist preacher; ordained deacon 1836 and as elder 1843.

SARAH TENNIE POYNER dau John C. and Mary Jane Poyner, born Jan. 12, 1857; died Henry Co., Tenn. July 11, 1875.

JOSEPH SHANNON died June 9, 1875 aged 52 years.

NANCY SMITH, nee Hamby, wf Anderson Smith, died Blount Co., Ala. July 11, 1875; her widower was aged 84 years; also surviving were a son, 3 daus.


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BARBARA CULBERTH born Sampson Co., N.C. 1765; died Dec. 10, 1871. (Evidently some of her family wanted an obituarial sketch for her, belatedly.)

JOHN L. THOMAS born Sept. 8, 1840; died June 24, 1875.

ANDREW J. BALLANTINE born Tyrone Co., Ireland, March 1827; came to U.S. in 1837; died June 18, 1875.

CELIA FRANCES WRIGHT dau of late Robert C. and Sarah Jane Wright (now Mrs. Crouch), born Morgan Co., Ala. Nov. 4, 1853; died Lawrence Co., Ala. Dec. 14, 1874.

FRANCIS H. WILKERSON born Chesterfield Co., Va. Feb. 12, 1804; moved to Smith Co., Tenn. 1808 and to Giles County in 1810 where he died July 27, 1875 at the residence of son-in-law, David S. Martin.

NAT L. HARLOW died Owensboro, Ky. July 27, 1875 aged 47-48 years; born Trimble Co., Ky.; a Methodist and Mason.

ELIJAH MARTIN son Jesse and Frances Martin born Halifax Co., N.C. Mar. 11, 1791; died Montgomery Co., Tenn. Aug. 8, 1875; in 1800 his family moved to the latter country; md Rebecca Hide Harris Sept. 6, 1810 (she died Jan. 17, 1839); md Elizabeth Powers, Dec. 16, 1840.

Miss SALINA PARTHENA "Sissie" NESBETT died Dickson Co., Tenn. Aug. 4, 1875 in her 23rd year of age. (On page 12, Sept. 25, 1875 issue, she is given as PARTHENIA NESBITT dau Andrew F. and Mary Nesbitt, born June 28, 1813 and died August 4, 1875; an only sister in a family of five orphans.)

WILLIAM WALKER born Va. Nov. 27, 1791; died Allen Co., Ky. Mar. 29, 1875; md Sarah Richardson in New Kent Co., Va. July 6, 1815. Tribute to him by Quarterly Conf., New Roe Ct., Louisville Conf., undated.

REBECCA DAVIDSON dau Walter and Harriet Tiffany, born Allen Co., Ky. June 13, 1857 and died April 6, 1875.

JOHN TAYLOR MAYBERRY son Ephraim and Malinda Mayberry, born Todd Co., Ky. May 1, 1848 and died Allen Co., Ky. April 12, 1875.

MARY ZURILDA SMITH dau. Edward and Rebekah Smith, born Warren Co., Ky. April 20, 1856; died July 18, 1875.

BETTIE FLEMING eldest dau Alfred M. and Kate Fleming, born Cornersville, Tenn. March 1, 1855; died July 25, 1875.

IRENE DARWIN WRIGHT dau Robert C. and Mrs. Sarah J. Wright (now Mrs. Crouch), born near Trinity, Ala. June 18, 1860; died Lawrence Co., Ala. Dec. 7, 1874.


August 28, 1875

LEONORA RUPLEY wf H. Clay Rupley; dau Samuel W. Redford, died Perryville, Ky. July 28, 1875; born Richmond, Va. June 4, 1849; a grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Turpin; moved with family to Ky. 1865; md Dec. 25, 1865; "remarkably timid."

MARY E. RODES born Dec. 24, 1843; died Montevallo, Ala., date not given.

JOHN THOMAS, SR., born Newberry Dist., S.C. 1799; died Perry Co., Ala. Nov. 1, 1874; moved to Ala. 1818; md Demphey Poole, 1820.

DEBORAH CARROLL CORE born Moore Co., N.C. Dec. 25, 1801; md Jonathan Core, Williamson Co., Tenn. Mar. 25, 1817; died June 24, 1875; for 50 years a member of Methodist Douglass Chapel near Franklin, Tennessee.

THOMAS SMITH son Thomas and Elizabeth Smith, born Louisa Co., Va. May 30, 1801; moved with family to Henry Co., Ky. 1806; md Patsy Young 1829; died Shelby Co., Ky. July 13, 1875.

ELIZABETH RAILEY born Dec. 30, 1833; died August 9, 1875.


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WALTER SCOTT PITMAN son John and Margaret E. Pitman, born Laurel Co., Ky. Dec. 1, 1845; died in same county, August 8, 1875.

Mrs. SUSAN WILLIAMS died Dickson Co., Tenn. August 2, 1875 aged 62 years.

NANCY PECK, nee Campbell, native of Va., died Morgan Co., Ala. July 24, 1875 in her 86th year of age; md Elliott Peck.

DAVIS STOCKTON born Burke Co., N.C. Nov. 22, 1800; died Calhoun Co., Ala. Feb. 12, 1875; md September 12, 1830.

Tribute to JOSEPH MILLER born Nov. 3, 1796 and died July 24, 1875; md Helen Austin, Nov. 19, 1818; md Allavisia Griffin, April 22, 1845; by Quarterly Conf., Hartford Ct. Louisville Conf. dated August 13, 1875.


September 4, 1875

JOHN HENDERSON, a long panegyric, void of much biographical detail, written by Mrs. A. B. Henderson, Lynnville, dated August 16, 1875.

FELIX M. DANCE died at resident of his father, J. T. S. Dance, near Lynchburg, Tenn. July 30, 1875; born June 3, 1846; had been in TX for a time trying to restore his health.

WILLIAM MOORE born Lincoln Co., N.C. Aug. 3, 1777; md Elizabeth Patterson and moved to Smith Co., Tenn., then to Morgan Co., Ala., then to Fayette Co., Ala. where he died May 18, 1875; wife had died in 1859.

MARGARET WADE born Richmond, Va. Mar. 21, 1815; moved with family to Madison Co., Ala. 1818; md John P. Turner, Jan. 18, 1838; died July 12, 1875.

FANNIE CORLEY wf Richard J. Corley; dau Berry and Elizabeth Eastes, born Shelby Co., Ky. Oct. 18, 1850; md Apr. 23, 1874; died August 1, 1875; surviving were husband and a five month old son.

ANN MARIA WALLACE dau Robert Miller; wf Joseph Wallace, Millersburg, Ky., born Mar. 23, 1801; md Oct. 10, 1816; died July 17, 1875.

LUCY H. DOUGLASS, nee Scurlock, born West Feliciana Parish, La. Sept. 22, 1801; md James S. Douglass, Jan. 3, 1823; moved to Burleson Co., TX 1852; there she died June 25, 1875.

PINCKNEY W. WRIGHT born Hickman Co., Tenn. Sept. 9, 1853; died July 26, 1875. Tribute to Rev. W. J. HALE; by Masonic Statesville (Tenn.) Lodge 335 dated May 15, 1875.

MARIA LOUISE BOYCE dau William and Rachel Wright, born March 13, 1820; md James R. Boyce, Dec. 8, 1836; died Helena, Montana, June 28, 1875.


September 11, 1875

Major ROBERT S. HARDAWAY born Brunswick Co., Va. Mar. 27, 1797; his father was a veteran of the Revolutionary War; md Maria Drummond and had a son, William A. who predeceased his father; moved to Morgan Co., Ga. 1826; md Martha Bibb Jarrett and moved in 1833 to Columbus, Ga.; served in Creek War; md, thirdly, Mrs. Mary H. Grant in 1866 (who died in 1873).

JOHN L. THOMAS son Rev. R. L. Thomas, local Methodist elder of Owen Circuit; born September 8, 1810; died June 24, 1875.

MARY STEWART died Aug. 18, 1875, Williamson Co., Tenn. aged 53 years.

ELI M. LEWIS died Overton Co., Tenn. July 26, 1875 aged 22 years; son Rev. John Lewis.

JAMES A. JOHNSON born Rhea Co., Tenn. May 9, 1807; licensed to practice law Mar. 25, 1834; died Carrollton, Mo. Jan. 18, 1875. Tribute for him by Carrollton Methodists, undated.


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Mrs. MYRTELLA B. OWEN born Woodford Co., Ky. Dec. 11, 1800; md April 3, 1823; died Aug. 18, 1875; burial in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

SARAH E. WILSON dau George W. and Eliza Wilson, born Marion Co., Ky. Oct. 22, 1845; died July 19, 1875.

CELIA HICKERSON born Oct. 12, 1848; died June 3, 1875; md Absalom W. Hickerson.

JOHN W. McKNIGHT, JR. only son J. W. and Martha McKnight; died Paducah, Ky. Aug. 28, 1875 aged 3 years and 6 months old; bitten by a dog on July 4, 1875 giving him hydrophobia from which he died.

JOSIE ALBERTIE SINCLAIR infant dau J. D. and Josie Sinclair, died in Louisville, Ky. Sept. 4, 1875 aged 11 months and 3 days old.


September 18, 1875

Dr. W. L. JENKINS born Hardin Co., Ky. Aug. 1, 1811; died Hopkins Co., Ky. May 8, 1875; licensed to preach in Methodist Church 1831; served itinerant preacher in Ill. in 1834 but settled down in 1836; local preacher until 1858 when he studied medicine which he practiced.

JULIA P. DARBY wf John Darby, president of Ky. Wesleyan University, died in New York City, July 20, 1875 aged 61 years and 4 months old; born Manchester, Vermont; moved to Sparta, Ga. when about 11 years old; md Aug. 10, 1833; mother of ten children. (On page 12, Sept. 25, 1875 issue, in another sketch about her, she is given as having died in New York City, July 21, 1875.)

IDA OVERSTREETE died Etowah Co., Ala. Aug. 7, 1875 in the 16th year of her age.

GEORGE W. WATERS eldest son William Waters, Middletown, Ky., born Jan. 3, 1858 and died September 4, 1875.

TOMMIE J. ATWELL son Rev. T. J. and Sallie E. Atwell, died Smithville, Tenn. Sept. 7, 1875 aged 15 months and 7 days old.

Mrs. LUCINDA YOUNG wf Rev. R. A. Young, died in Alabama, Sept. 9, 1875.


September 25, 1875

ROBERT M. FERGUSON born Ballard Co., Ky. July 31, 1836; died Aug. 20, 1875; grandson of Rev. Joseph Ferguson "who established the second Methodist Church in Kentucky"; moved to Todd Co., Ky. 861; md Tythia E. Mobley and later to Fanny Humphrey.

FANNIE A. BLAIR dau S. W. and Nancy Blair, born Dec. 4, 1874 and died Sept. 1, 1875.

HARRIET BRUCE widow John Bruce, Sr., born 1805; died April 25, 1875; dau John Owens.

ELLEN F. BURKE oldest dau Amos Hitchcock, born Brinfield, Mass. Sept. 25, 1850; md Joseph W. Burke, Dec. 25, 1874; died July 14, 1875.

MARTHA JANE DAVIS dau Susan M. Davis, born June 14, 1862 and died Aug. 24, 1875.

SARAH F. PATTERSON dau Thomas and Mary Sims, born Aug. 29, 1846; md S. A. Patterson, Oct. 17, 1867; died June 10, 1875.

IDELLA G. COBURN born Sept. 20, 1844; died Aug. 12, 1875; md John Coburn, Dec. 21, 1865.

LUCINDA EVANS dau Majors and Elizabeth Leggins; wf Noe Evans, dec., born S.C. 1803 from which she and family moved to Tenn. 1812; moved to Ala. 1820; died August 4, 1875.

ELIZA WILKINS born 1803; died September 2, 1875.

MARY J. GILMORE dau. Rev. A. J. Gilmore, born May 26, 1857; died Sept. 10, 1875.


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ELIZABETH C. MASSEY, nee Spraddling, born Jefferson Co., Ala. Nov. 19, 1854; md John E. Massey, Oct. 1, 1874; died September 6, 1875.

Mrs. CLARISSA GOLD, native of Virginia, moved when young to Montgomery Co., Tenn.; md John Gold -he died Jan. 15, 1868; she died Hopkinsville, Ky. June 3, 1875.


October 2, 1875

Dr. JOHN EMORY PAINE born Jan. 1, 1852; graduate, Emory-Henry College, 1872; md Sallie M. Hampton, April 7, 1872; died September 15, 1875.

WILLIAM GRIZZARD of No. Ala. Conf. died several months ago. MRS. HULETT, sister of Dr. J. B. West, died about the same time. On Sept. 7, 1875 Mrs. Martha Troup wf General M. W. Troup died in Danville, Ky. On Sept. ll, 1875 Rev. John W. Harvey died. These deaths were reported by A. G. Copeland.

EDDIE MANSON born Montgomery Co., Tenn. May 24, 1855; died Sept. 2, 1875.

VIOLA ELLIS dau B. F. Ellis and granddaughter of Willy Ellis, died Aug. 29, 1875.

JANE ALLEN STUART born September 1783; death date not given. "The McClures, Allens, Liggetts and Boyds are her kindred in Kentucky."

NANCY E. ALLEN dau G. B. and Lucinda Greer and granddau of Elijah and Nancy Robertson, born Oct. 25, 1832; md Rev. J. N. Allen, Dec. 12, 1851; settled in Ashland, Tenn. where she died July 18, 1875.

SUSAN S. BAKER wf G. W. Baker; dau Dr. F. H. and E. J. Standefor, born Jan. 29, 1856; md May 11, 1874; died DeKalb Co., Ala. June 18, 1875.

SAMUEL DAVIS RANDAL born Madison Co., Ala. Dec. 29, 1823; died Colbert Co., Ala. August 16, 1875. Royal Arch Mason. Tribute to him by Masonic lodge, Cherokee, Ala. dated August 14, 1875.

JANE PARKER, nee Cook, born Stewart Co., Tenn., Feb. 17, 1827; died August 31, 1875; md John W. Parker, March 13, 1845.


October 9, 1875

MARY E. BRANSFORD dau Richard R. Bransford, born Nov. 8, 1835; died Smith Co., Tenn., Sept. 9, 1875. Her mother, Elizabeth Bransford, died August 16, 1875.

LESLEY ANDREW SMITH only son John and Mollie J. Smith died Sept. l0, 1875 aged 7 months and 20 days old.

FRANCES Y. SCALES wf J. G. Scales; dau Dr. W. S. Webb, born Oct. 8, 1804; died Sept. 9, 1875; md March 11, 1819.

SARAH H. HARLIS wf John Harlis, born S.C. Mar. ll, 1810; died Shelby Co., Ala. August 30, 1875.

J. M. LEWIS son Capt. W. P. and Helena M. Lewis, born Giles Co.; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., at residence of grandfather, A. C. Sublet, Aug. 22, 1875 aged 26 years of age.

LOU A. CADE born Sept. 17, 1857; died May 24, 1875; dau Levi and Hannah Cade.


October 16, 1875

Tribute to Rev. A. W. SMITH who died Sept. 23, 1875; by Official Board of Columbia Station, Tennessee Conf., dated Oct. 1, 1875. (On page 12, Nov. 6, 1875 issue Smith's mother's maiden name is given as Conwell not Connell; also that he was licensed to preach March 3, 1858.)

JOHN P. EZELL died Pulaski, Tenn. Sept. 4, 1875 in his 50th year of age.

Rev. JAMES B. CASPER born Edgefield Dist., S.C. Mar. 6, 1796; md Sarah H. Dejournett, Jan. 14, 1819; moved to Talladega Co., Ala. and wife died Jan. 17, 1863; he md Mrs. Hester P. Barr, Nov. 1870. He died Aug. 24, 1875 at residence of son-in-law, B. F. Glover; burial at Mt. Tabor Church


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MARY E. OGBURN, nee Hart, born Nashville, Tenn. July 4, 1830; died Ala. Aug. 27, 1875; md Edwin Ogburn, June 28, 1850.

MARY V. DONOHO dau Dr. Charles R. and Ada V. Donoho, Williamson Co., Tenn., born July 31, 1872; died August 28, 1875.

JAMES CASELDINE born Montgomery Co., Ky. Sept. 15, 1803; "dropped dead", Sept. 13, 1875; md Leah Malone; moved in 1849 to Henry Co., Kentucky.

CATHARINE OGLESBY, nee Harding, born Shelby Co., Ky. Sept. 1, 1822; md W. A. Oglesby and in 1843 moved to Daviess Co., Ky. where he died in 1860 leaving her with 2 daughters and one son.

HATTIE PEARL GLENN infant dau W. T. and Louisa Glenn died Rutherford Co., Tenn. Sept. 24, 1875 aged 4 months and 24 days old.

JOHN M. ARMSTEAD born Jackson Co., Tenn. Nov. 30, 1829; died Edgefield, Tenn. Sept. 12, 1875; joined Tulip Street Methodist Church Dec. 17, 1871; elected a steward there in 1874.

SAMUEL RICHARDSON "Sammie" BREWER son Rev. T. F. and M. E. Brewer died Sept. 24, 1875 aged 1 year and 2 days old.


October 23, 1875

A panegyric for General J. C. VAUGHN by J. H. Brummer, Hiwasse College, Tenn., 1875; he died Sept. 10, 1875 aged 51 years, 5 months and 14 days old; burial in Thomasville, Ga.; native of Roane Co., Tenn.; md U. A. Boyd and later to Florence Jones; first wife died in 1868, leaving 3 daughters; had a son and daughter with second wife.

MATTIE DOMINICK wf Rev. W. D. Dominick; dau David G. and Jane Moore, died Mar. 20, 1875. Brandon, Miss.

FRANCIS ASBURY WINN born Maury Co., Tenn. Dec. 8, 1814; died no. of Dallas, TX, Sept. 14, 1875; md Avarilla Finch, Dec. 24, 1835.

GEORGE RISER born Newberry Dist., S.C. July 24, 1805; md Eleanor S. Cannon, Apr. 9, 1829 who lived only a few months; md Paralee McLeroy, Feb. 15, 1838 and he died Sept. 2, 1875; a merchant.

ELIZABETH MARTINDALE wf Thomas Martindale; sister of Rev. William Lavesque, born Overton Co., Tenn., Feb. 11, 1793; md Jan. 7, 1810 and moved to Limestone Co., Ala. the same year, where she died Sept. 30, 1875.

MARY ELIZABETH ROSS dau James and Mary Ross, born Tenn. 1855; died Washington Co., Ark., Sept. 8, 1875.

WILLIAM A. BROWN son William K. Brown died Giles Co., Tenn. Oct. 12, 1875.

ROBERT LEE ARTHUR infant son Benjamin F. and Permelia J. Arthur, died Obion Co., Tenn., Sept. 27, 1875 aged 6 months and 14 days old.

Mrs. MARTHA HILL born June 13, 1828; md John S. Hill, June 13, 1851; died at hospital for the insane, Nashville, Tenn. Sept. 18, 1875.

WILLIAM J. LEWIS oldest son William P. and Helen M. Lewis, died near Murfreesboro, Tenn. Sept. 22, 1875 in his 26th year of age.


October 30, 1875

NANCY ELIZABETH ALLEN wf Rev. J. N. Allen, born Oct. 25, 1832; died July 15, 1875; md Dec. 12, 1850.

NANCY J. HALEY born Mar. 22, 1786; died January 29, 1875.

PERMILIA WOODWARD wf Rev. Isaac C. Woodward, born April 14, 1808 and died Aug. 6, 1875; member of Mt. Vernon Methodist Church.

ELIJAH A. MAGEE son James and Julia Magee, born Sept. 7, 1859; died Oct. 8, 1875.


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SARAH E. PITCHFORK, nee Stephens, born Greeneville Dist., S.C., 1807; died Cleburne Co., Ala. Oct. 11, 1875; md Eli Pitchfork who died in 1855.

ANNIE SLAUGHTER dau W. G. and Mary Slaughter died Sept. 17, 1875 aged 11 years, 3 months and 30 days old.

C. J. COCKE youngest son Rev. C. C. Cocke and A. J. Cocke, died Clarksville, Tenn. October 2, 1875.

Tribute to Mrs. G. M. DOYLE who died October 1, 1875; by Masonic Miles Lodge 216, Blountsville, Ala. dated October 16, 1875.


November 6, 1875

Miss LUCIE ROSS born Nashville, Tenn. July 9, 1850; died there Aug. 29, 1875.

HARRIET C. COSSIN born Wayne Co. Ky. Jan. 29, 1825; dau Walter and Albino R. Emerson; md 1863; died September 12, 1875.

WILLIAM A. BROWN son William R. and Abigail J. Brown, born Aug. 10, 1831; died Giles Co., Tenn. Oct. 12, 1875; md Mary Ann Barnes, Oct. 28, 1855 and had 8 children, 2 of whom were deceased.

WILLIAM A. GILLESPIE born Nashville, Tenn. July 2, 1836; moved with parents, David and Mary Gillespie to Mo. 1839; died St. Louis, Mo. Sept. 23, 1875.

MARTHA S. MIZE dau Capt. John P. Mize, Logan Co., Ky., born Aug. 28, 1847; died October 21, 1875.

ETHEL CHAPPELL dau J. W. and S. E. Chappell born Aug. 14, 1872 and died Oct. 17, 1875.

MARTHA BOBBITT, nee Williams, born Gates Co., N.C. 1827; md Matthew G. Bobbitt, Dec. 15, 1836 and died in Victoria, TX, Sept. 4, 1875. Tribute to her by Quarterly Conf., Clinton Circuit, Victoria Dist., West TX Conf. dated September 29, 1875.

REBECCA REID wf Zachariah Reed; dau Benjamin Hendon; born Newbury /Newberry/ Dist., S.C. Nov. 26, 1792; md 1811; moved to Elberton, Ga., then to Montgomery, Ala. 1846; to Chulahoma, Miss. 1851; to Carthage, Miss. 1856, where she died September 22, 1875.

FANNIE HICKMAN SMITH dau W. R. and Bettie Smith died Dallas, TX Oct. 25, 1875 aged nearly 5 years old.

JAMES LAURENCE MOSS infant son James L. and V. F. Moss of Winona, Miss., born May 18, 1874 and died September 30, 1875.


November 13, 1875

Rev. ROBERT T. ROWLAND, a panegyric by Joseph B. West who presided over this man's funeral October 1, 1875.

DELLA MOORE THOMPSON dau B. F. Moore, Giles Co., Tenn., born Sept. 4, 1848; md A. J. Thompson, Jan. 1870 and died September 29, 1875.

Rev. HENRY A. GARVIN born Yorkville, S.C. Aug. 3, 1798; died Marshall Co. Ala., July 6, 1875; initially a Cumberland Presbyterian but became a local Methodist preacher.

SARAH V. ORR md James L. Orr, May 29, 1849; died Oct. 13, 1875; dau Isaac L. and Elizabeth James of Logan Co., Kentucky.

ANN E. TACKER dau Erasmus and Mary Abernathy of TX; wf Joshua Tacker, born Aug. 18, 1846; md Oct. 27, 1867; died Giles Co., Tenn. August 7, 1875.

PERMELIA S. DAVIS wf Wilson Davis born Jackson Co., Ala. Feb. 8, 1833; died in same county, September 22, 1875.


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CHARLIE ESTELLE WEST infant dau Richard W. and Mary J. West, born April 18, 1875 and died Sept. 25, 1875.

MARTHA W. SHACKELFORD, born Nov. 1809; md William Chardovoyne, July 17, 1832 (he died June 1833); md Dr. Jack Shackelford, Dec. 1843; died Oct. 24, 1875. Courtland, Alabama.


November 20, 1875

ISABELLA V. RIVES, nee Pollard, born Amelia Co., VA. Feb. 4, 1847; her parents died in 1863 and in 1865 she moved to Christian Co., Ky. to live with relatives, James Coleman and wife; md Robert F. Rives, Dec. 2, 1868; moved in 1873 to Clarksville, Tenn. where she died October 19, 1875.

ANNA RHODES born Jan. 10, 1869; died September 22, 1875.

LULIE RHODES, born Sept. 14, 1871 and died 30, 1875; these two Rhodes children's parents were M. G. and Virginia Rhodes.

TEMPERANCE P. HERBERT died Oct. 4, 1875; member of Trinity Methodist Church, Harpeth Station, Tenn.

THOMAS T. GARDNER born Feb. 26, 1840; died Sept. 13, 1875; md Bele Goggin in 1868.

MARY PILLOW MANIER died September 28, 1875, Nashville, Tenn.

M. N. BARREN born Aug. 2, 1854; died Marshall Co., Tenn. September 10, 1875.

JAMES REED born Bedford Co., Va. Sept. 15, 1815; md Harriet Markham, Feb. 23, 1841; died Logan Co., Ky. Oct. 10, 1875; moved close to Nashville 1846; moved to Ky. 1863. Corydon, Kentucky.

MAGGIE SELLARS born DeKalb Co., Tenn., Oct. 27, 1858 and died Nov. 4, 1875.

LIZZIE REED dau James and Harriet Reed, born Davidson Co., Tenn. Sept. 25, 1851; died Logan Co., Ky. October 5, 1875.

WALTER EWING BEARDEN dau Argyle H. and Mary Bearden, died Sept. 11, 1875 aged 3 years, 10 months and 22 days old.

B. ALICE ALCORN dau. Rev. J. M. and Mary A. Alcorn, born Mar. 30, 1869 and died September 23, 1875.

Tribute to CHARLES DELAMER COOPER; died Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 9, 1875; by students of Vanderbilt University dated November 10, 1875.


November 27, 1875

ROBERT S. BROWN born Christian Co., Ky. Sept. 19, 1823; md Mary Ann Browder, Oct. 23, 1854; died Oct. 24, 1875.

JOHN MERRITT born Bullitt Co., Ky. 180O; died September 1875.

MARTHA W. TROUP wf Matthew W. Troup died Sept. 7, 1875 aged 49 years, 8 months and 19 days old; md October 10, 1866.

WILLIAM JEFFERSON BURT son Willis and Rebecca Burt, born Franklin Co., Tenn. Mar. 15, 1829; died Denton Co., TX Aug. 19, 1875 from injuries from household accident.

MINNIE BOYD dau George W. and Susan Boyd, born Oct. 17, 1864; died Sept. 8, 1875.

JAMES A. ROSS oldest son James and Mary Ross born Wilson Co., Tenn. and died Oct. 15, 1875 in his 19th year of age.

JOHN TURNER SHORT born Brunswick Co., Va. April 1793; md Elizabeth Abernathy, May 26, 1819 and moved to Giles Co., Tenn. about 1829 where he died Oct. 27, 1875; his wife died March 11, 1872.

MARY ANN H. LUTON dau Henry and Susan Ashbern, born Logan Co., Ky. Apr. 11, 1810; moved with family to Hickman Co. Ky. 1833; md Dr. S. B. Luton, Dec. 21, 1836 and died in Fulton Co., Ky. September 15, 1875.


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Rev. JOHN WESLEY HARVEY born Jasper Co., Ga. Aug. 20, 1803; moved with family to Morgan Co. Ala. 1818; died September 11, 1875.

Tribute to JOHN JAMES HAMILTON who died Oct. 29, 1875 aged 20 years, 29 days; by Sunday School, Nashville, dated Nov. 14, 1875.


December 4, 1875

MARY INGRAM, nee Martin, born Muhlenburg Co., Ky. Feb. 15, 1806; md Rev. George Ingram, Oct. 21, 1824; died Caldwell Co., Ky. November 6, 1875.

MAHALA FERRELL died a residence of her son, Thomas J. Ferrell, Smith Co., Tenn., November 12, 1875; born N.C., October 8, 1786.

LAVINIA WILSON, nee McGruder, born Ky. Jan. 30, 1808; md Elijah Wilson 1832; died November 11, 1875.

Rev. G. T. CHILDRESS, M. D., born Goochland Co., Va. Oct. 15, 1812; md Angelina Barnett, Dec. 19, 1841; licensed to preach in Methodist Church Aug. 17, 1844; graduate in medicine, March 1845 (institution not given); ordained deacon Sept. 14, 1850; died August 10, 1875.

EMMA C. RUSH dau Philip and E. Rush born Dec. 12, 1856 and died Oct. 8, 1871.

LETITIA HOLLIS dau Daniel D. and Keziah Holloway, born Kershaw Dist., S.C. June 14, 1795; md John Hollis, Jan. 14, 1819; moved to Ala. 1820; died Sanford Co., Ala. February 10, 1875.

MARY LASATER wf Brinkley Lasater; dau John and Susannah Bowen, born Mar. 15, 1812; died Warren Co., Tenn. October 8, 1875.

MARY D. DAVIS wf Rev. Leslie H. Davis, died Kinmundy, Oct. ll, 1875 in her 28th year of age; born Highland Co., Va.; youngest dau of David Stephenson; md. Feb. 18, 1873.

EDDIE SMITH son Edward R. Smith, born Wilson Co., Tenn. April 24, 1871 and died Oct. 5, 1875; his mother died March 23, 1872 and his twin brother CHARLIE died April 30, 1872.

Gertrude Hutchison youngest dau W. T. and Sarah M. Hutchison died Atlanta, Ga. Nov. 2, 1875 aged 22 months and 17 days old.


December 11, 1875

Hon. SAMUEL M. FITE of Carthage, Smith Co., Tenn. died October 23, 1875 at Hot Springs, Ark.; Congressman-elect from 4th Congressional District.

Rev. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEAKLEY born nr. Nashville, Tenn. April 6, 1808; died Nov. 28, 1875; son Samuel and Sarah Weakley; medical graduate, University of Transylvania, Ky.; md Mary E. Porter, June 26, 1838 and had 11 children. Tribute to him by Official members of Hobson Chapel Methodist Church dated November 24, 1875.

GEORGE W. JENKINS born St. Mary's Co., Maryland, Jan. 19, 1794; moved to Ky 1798; md Martha Paul, November 7, 1820 who died Sept. 21, 1826; they had a dau. Mary Ann; md Mrs. Rebecca Atwood, nee Vertrese who died Mar. 20, 1833 leaving a dau. Margaret Vertrese Jenkins; md Mrs. Mary M. Kelly, July 20, 1837 and moved to Bardstown, Ky. in 1838; his third wife died Feb. 20, 1858, leaving children George W. Stamper, Elizabeth, David H.; he md Mrs. Margaret O'Bryan, Feb. 20, 1866; he died November 17, 1875.

THOMPSON K. WILLIAMS born Meade Co. Ky. Dec. 8, 1852; died November 5, 1875.


December 18, 1875

ELIZABETH A. WATERS dau James and Nancy Warfie1d, born Anne Arunde1 Co., md., Jan. 17, 1800; fami1y moved to Montgomery Co., Tenn. 1832; her husband (unnamed) died December 1863.


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JANIE COCKRELL SHOUSH born S.C. Mar. 27, 1853; dau Jeremiah and Eliza Cockrell; md Darius Shoush, Dec. 19, 1872; died nr. Mt. Sterling, Ky. Nov. 23, 1875.

REBECCA NEAL widow A. B. Neal, born Pendleton Dist., S.C. May 18, 1808; moved with father, John Pickens and family to McMinn Co., Tenn. at the age of 13 years; md Feb. 12, 1829 and moved to Walker Co., Ga. where she died October 21, 1875.

BETTIE WALTON YOUNG wf James R. Young; only dau W. C. and Mary E. Warfield, born May 17, 1847; died nr. Sadlerville, Tenn. Nov. 4, 1875; md Feb. 9, 1864.

JOSIAH H. SMITH died Wilson Co., Tenn. July 15, 1875 aged 35 years, at residence of brother, J. J. Smith.

RICHARD STITH son Henry and Mary A. Stith died Nov. 14, 1875 aged 22 years, 2 months and 2 days old.


December 25, 1875

NANCY JANE MILLER, nee Skillman, born May 28, 1838; md William Miller, Feb. 3, 1870; died Breckinridge Co., Ky. October 17, 1875.

ALCEY MILLER, nee DeHaven, born March 12, 1831; md Charles Miller, Dec. 17, 1816; died Breckinridge Co., Ky. October 2, 1875.

WILLIAM HOBBS HINKLE son John P. and Mary A. Hinkle, born Nelson Co., Ky. May 1, 1844; md in 1873 to Annie Wakefield; died November 28, 1875.

MARY BRADSHAW died Shelbyville, Ky. Nov. 5, 1875 in her 86th year of age; dau John Bate. The family came originally from Maryland, moved to Va. and then into Kentucky.

PAULINE E. ASTON dau Rev. B. M. Williams, Va. Conf., born N.C. Oct. 19, 1847; md G. M. Aston, Oct. 3, 1866 and died October 29, 1875, Grayson Co., TX; surviving were husband and 3 children.

JUDITH DAVIS born Greeneville /Granville/ Co., N.C. June 15, 1811 and died in Daviess Co., Ky. November 13, 1875; md Thomas W. Davis, August 1832.

CLAUDIE BURNS died Vernon, Ala. October 6, 1875 aged 3 years, 9 months old.

ANTONY MAY son Thomas J. and Alice May, born April 11, 1870 and died in Daviess Co., Ky. October 14, 1875.


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