Genealogica1 Abstracts from Reported Deaths
The Nashvi11e Christian Advocate 1850-1851

By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2003


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January 9, 1851

Colonel SMITH. CRIDDLE, formerly resident of Nashville, Tennessee, died in Cape Girardeau, MO, November 24, 1850.

Captain JAMES WALLACE born Carteret Co., N.C., May 1, 1788; died Union Co., Ark., Nov. 6, 1850; had buried eleven, of his twelve children.

THOMAS BLACKBURN born Newberry Dist., S.C., 1758; moved to Perry Co., Ala., 1818; died Nov. 11, 1850. Marion, Alabama.

DANIEL STORY, born Southampton Co., Va., November 1757; died in residence of his son, Elijah Story, Henderson Co., Tenn., Nov. 3, 1850; veteran of the Revolutionary War and was wounded in the battle at Platsburg.

JAMES B. JONES son of T. C. B. and M. P. Jones, died Oct. 24, 1850 aged 9 months and 21 days old [January 3, 1850]. Henderson Co., Tennessee.

Dr. EDWARD ROBINSON McDANIEL died in the residence of his father, Hugh McDaniel, Jackson Co., Tenn., Dec. 2, 1850; born Nov. 23, 1826; joined Methodist Church, Oct. 12, 1843; had studied medicine in Louisville, Kentucky.

JOHN R. BEAUFORD born Lunenburg Co., Va., Oct. 18, 1809; married Emily Ann Neal, Dec. 24, 1833; died Williamson Co., Tenn., October 28, 1850.

ANDREW M. ARMSTRONG, native of Alabama, moved to Miss.; married Mary Ann Mann and moved to Ouachita Co., Ark.; four children; died Oct. 16, 1850.

ELIZA GANNAWAY wife of Rev. John Gannaway; daughter of James and Keren H. [Karenhappuck?] Barclay; died Breckenridge Co., Ky., Oct. 18, 1850 aged 38 years and 6 months old [April 1812].

Tribute of Respect for HENRY FARLAY, dec.; by Quarterly Conference, Somerville (Ala.) Circuit; dated Dec. 7/8, 1850.

ANN MARIA REED daughter of G. W. and M. N. Reed, died Sept. 25, 1850 aged 5 months.


January 16, 1851

Rev. WASHINGTON ORR born Pendleton Dist., S.C., Oct. 17, 1787; died Jan. 1, 1851; married Mrs. Martha Winchester, 1822. Methodist preacher.

WILLIAM DINES born Dorchester Co., Maryland; moved to Shelby Co., MO, 1839; there he died Oct. 31, 1850 in the 72nd year of his age; diarrhea.

SAMUEL DALTON SCALES son of Dr. Joseph W. and Tabitha G. Scales; born Williamson Co., Tenn.; died Dec. 1, 1850 aged about 22 months old.

NANCY A. HARGISS died Franklin, Ky., November 14, 1850.

EDWARD SCOTT BOND son of Rev. Preston Bond, Kentucky Conference; died Dec. 8, 1850 aged 2 months and 10 days old [September 28, 1850].


January 23, 1851

PHEREBY I. ROGGERS wife of Jesse Roggers; daughter of Isaac and Rebecca Hill; died Johnson Co., Ark., recently.

JEREMIAH STARK died Robertson Co., Tenn., Nov. 21, 1850 in the 73rd year of his age.

ELIZABETH ANDERSON born Amherst Co., VA., March 5, 1802; died Nov. 17, 1850; married Samuel Anderson, January 21, 1819.

THOMAS RIVERS oldest son of Rev. Richard H. Rivers, president of Centenary College; died when a falling tree (cut down) fell on him, Dec. 14, 1850 aged 7 years old.

HENRY W. MARTIN son of John and Mary Martin, died Haywood Co., Tenn., Dec. 25, 1850 aged 37 years.

SARAH L. PATTEN wife of E. A. Patten; daughter of John and Rebecca Boyd; born May 14, 1807; married March 27, 18_2 [1842?]; died Chapel Hill, Tenn., Nov. 22, 1850.


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WILLIAM M. WILLIAMS married Amelia E. Pearson, Dec. 15, 1839; died middle Tennessee, Sept. 12, 1850 aged 31 years, 9 months and 11 days; three children.

NANCY HODGES wife of Rev. David Hodges; died Tishomingo Co., Miss., Nov. 17, 1850 in the 79th year of his age.

ELLEN JANE WALKER wife of John W. Walker, died Carroll Co., Miss., Nov. 5, 1850; five children.

WILSON F. CRYER son of Morgan Cryer; died Lafayette Co., Ky., Dec. 27, 1850 in the 22nd year of his age.


January 30, 1851

PRISCILLA J. BREWER daughter of Joseph A. and Nancy Brewer, Christian Co., Ky.; died Nashville, Tennessee, January 20, 1851 aged 9 years and 10 months old [March 1841].

Tribute of Respect for Rev. THOMAS M. KING, dec.; by a conference; Bellefonte Circuit, Ala., dated January 11, 1851.

MARY MARTIN wife of Captain James Martin (veteran of the War of 1812); born April 7, 1789; died Dec. 24, 1850 in probably Jefferson Co., Kentucky.

MARY J. DIBRELL wife of Charles L. Dibrell, died Lynchburg, Va., Dec. 24, 1850 in the 50th year of her age.

CALEB WALKER SIPPLE son of Rev. William H. Sipple; died Nov. 21, 1850 (of flux), aged 13 years, 2 months and 13 days old [September 8, 1837]. His sister, MARY BEVERLY SIPPLE, died November 23, 1850.

MARTIN C. ROSS born Orange Co., NC., Feb. 17, 1806; moved to Coahoma Co., Miss.; died Nov. 19, 1850. Memphis Conference.


February 6, 1851

Colonel LISTEN ELLIOTT TEMPLE born Louisa Co., Va., Sept. 25, 1797; died near Nashville, Tenn., January 13, 1851.

ABRAHAM LOCKS, native of North Carolina, solider in the Creek War and Florida War, died Butler Co., MO, Nov. 1, 1850 aged 59 years and 3 months old [August 1791]. His son, ELI, died July 3, 1850 aged 31 years and 11 months old [August 1818].

Dr. SWEPSON SIMS born Granville Co., N.C., Dec. 1775; married Mrs. Jane M. Paine, Dec. 21, 1799; moved to Wilson Co., Tenn., 1807; moved to Rutherford Co., Tenn., 1815; died Sept. 22, 1850. One of the seven sons of Leonard Sims; large progeny.

JAMES YOUNG McNABB born Cumberland Co., N.C., March 25, 1783; moved to Kentucky, then to Louisiana, then to Mississippi, there he died, in Rankin County, August 25, 1850; had served in the Mississippi legislature.


February 13, 1851

THOMAS S. KING died near Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 6, 1851 in the 66th year of his age.

Tribute of Respect for JAMES W. McDANIEL who died Dec. 28, 1850 in the 20th year of his age; by the Nashville Division #38, Sons of Temperance; undated.

Rev. WILLIAM B. MASON son of Samuel and Carson Mason; born in Robertson Co., Tenn.; labored as a Methodist preacher in the Tennessee and Arkansas conferences; married Aquila Ann, daughter of Adams and Aquila Brown, August 4, 1841; died Washington, Ark., Dec. 13, 1850. Three sons.

GREEN H. TARVER died in Captain Isaac H. Mason's residence near Mason's Grove, Madison [now Crockett] Co., Tenn., Dec. 25, 1850 aged about 22 years; native of Wilson Co., Tenn.

JOHN THOMPSON son of Colonel John and Rebecca Thompson died Jefferson Co., Ky., Dec. 19, 1850 in the 28th year of his age. His sister, ANN THOMPSON, died Jan. 15, 1851.


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JOEL M. APPLING son of Thomas and Mary Appling, born June 12, 1816; married Elizabeth Stanley; died Simpson Co., Ky., Dec. 31, 1850.

MARY HOOVER wife of John E. Hoover; daughter of John and Polly Allen; born May 18, 1827; died Nov. 2, 1850; two children. .

ELENOR McCULLOUGH born nr. "Redstone Country," Pa., Oct. 13, 1777; died Nov. 28, 1850; moved with parents to Mason Co., Ky., then to Montgomery Co., Ky.; married James McCullough, 1795; six children.


February 20, 1851

LAWSON HENDERSON son of James G. Henderson, Williamson Co., Tenn., was killed when mishandling a shotgun, Feb. 15, 1851 aged 14/15 years old.

JULIA CHENOWETH wife of J. S. Chenoweth; daughter of Dr, Coleman Rogers, died Louisville, Ky., Jan. 28, 1851 aged 40 years.

THOMAS S. KING, Davidson Co., Tenn., born Wake Co., N.C., 1786; died Feb. 1S, 1851. Methodist.

RILEY JEFFERSON CASTLEBERRY son of Isaac and Elizabeth Castleberry, died McNairy Co., Tenn., Oct. 22, 1850.

MALINDA PUTNAM daughter of John and Lucy Putnam, born Rutherford Co. N.C., Aug. 30, 1809; moved with parents to Alabama, 1817; died Lawrence Co., Ala., November 28, 1850.

MARY CLENNY daughter of Samuel Griffith, Montgomery Co., Maryland; wife of Joseph Clenny; moved to Augusta, Ky., then to Cincinnati, Ohio where she died Dec. 18, 1850 in the 66th year of her age.

Rev. HENRY WARREN born in N.C., Feb. 4, 1783; died of apoplexy, Fayette Co., Tenn., Dec. 20, 1850. Methodist preacher in Wake Co., N.C. and in Tennessee; thrice married; two children of the first marriage, several with the second and none with the last.


February 27, 1851

ADALINE B. BEAUMONT IRWIN daughter of Capt. J. Irwin, died. Dec. 1, 1850, aged 8 years.

SARAH ANN BEAUMONT daughter of Matthias Beaumont, died Jan. 7, 1851 aged 25 years.

GEORGE W. HITER born Versailles, Ky., 1822; died Jan. 23, 1851.

MARTHA B. CHANDLER infant. daughter of Samuel B. and Martha C. Chandler died Obion Co., Tenn., recently, aged 9 months and 6 days old.

MARY MILCHAM wife of Ebenezer Milcham; daughter of W. and D. Graham; died Dec. 5, 1850 in the 34th year of her age. Kentucky.

ELIZABETH LOWE born in Georgia, Aug. 5, 1798; married Oct. 10, 1820; moved to Tuscaloosa Co., Ala., January 1821; to Pickens Co., Ala., March 1823 where she died January 19, 1851.

HENRY ELL NEIL died Scott Co., Ark., January 18, 1851 aged about 28 years.

CORNELIUS VAN HOUTON born New Jersey, 178l; moved to Miss. when it was a territory, 1806; died Holmes Co., Miss., Nov. 16, 1850 in the 69th year of his age.

SAMUEL FORBES died Cooper Co., MO, Oct. 23, 1850 aged about 76 years old; he weighed between 200 and 300 pounds.


March 6, 1851

SAMUEL THOMPSON, about 9 years old, son of Altamon and Sarah Thompson, died "a few weeks since."

Dr. C. C. McREYNOLDS, Cass Co., MO, formerly of Meigs Co., Tenn., died from diarrhea, at Rough and Ready, California, October 13, 1850; husband and father (5 children).


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SARAH E. SUBLETT wife of Rev. William Sublett, born Louisa Co., Va.; November 26, 1809; daughter of William and Frances Perkins and moved with them to Warren Co., Ky.; married Jan. 24, 1827; joined Methodist Church, 1829. Died Jan. 9, 1851.

BARTON PHILPOTT died recently, Cumberland Co., Ky., in the 51st year of his age; had moved with parents from Virginia to Kentucky in 1818.

MARY LOUISA McFARLAND daughter of Rev. James W. and Rebecca McFarland; died Jan. 22, 1851 aged 14 years, 4 months and 27 days old [September 25, 1836]. West Tennessee.

Miss N. A. TURNER, a school teacher, died February 1, 1851, Lebanon, Tennessee.

MARY G. MURREL wife of John Murrel (died Oct. 11, 1844); daughter of John and Mary Lubbin; born Amherst Co., Va., Oct. 4, 1779; moved to Kentucky, 1806; married Oct. 14, 1811; died of dropsy, November 18, 1850.


March 13, 1851

MARY BIRKHEAD wife of Rev. A. Birkhead; daughter of David Allen; born Elizabethtown, Ky., June 30, 1786; died Feb. 14, 1851; thirteen children.

KEZIAH GUICE died Caddo Parish, La., Jan. 28, 1851 in the 54th year of her age.

SAMUEL BANKS born Bedford Co., Va., Oct. 20, 1782; died Washington Co., Ark., Jan. 4, 1851.

ALEXANDER DUVAL born in Virginia, Nov. 30, 1793; moved with parents to Kentucky; later moved to Tennessee; then to Issequene [Issaquena] County, Miss.; joined Methodist Church, Feb. 25, 1847; died January 16, 1851.

MARY JANE KING wife of Lucius King; daughter of James and Rebecca Stegar, Garrard Co., Ky.; born Jan. 7, 1824; married May 1844; died Feb. 2, 1851.

MARY BAINS wife of Lemuel C. Bains; died Madison Co., Ala., Feb. 9, 1851 in the 54th year of her age; two daughters.

NANCY BROWN daughter of John L. and Sarah Brown, born Warren Co., Tenn., May 26, 1830; died Franklin Co., Tenn., February 13, 1851.

FREDERICK WILLIAM ROSS son of Thomas and Mary Wallace; died Louisa, Ky., Feb. 10, 1851 aged 5 years and 9 months old [1846].

JORDAN BAKER born in N.C., 1794; died Henry Co., Tenn., January 24, 1851.


March 20, 1851

FRANCES GORIN wife of F. Gorin, formerly of Nashville, Tenn.; died Glasgow, Ky., Mar. 1, 1851.

NANCY LOUISA SIMMONS daughter of M. Simmons; died Giles Co., Tenn., Feb. 12, 1851 in the 16th year of her age.

JOHN A. SIMS born April 29, 1818; died January 29, 1851.

ROBERT J. MERRIT born June 1, 1835; died Feb. 8, 1851. [Cornersville, Tenn. ?]

JAMES ROSE died Lawrence Co., Ala., Nov. 17, 1850 aged 54 years.

SARAH E. HAWKINS, Ashley Co., Ark., died Dec. 19, 1850 in the 27th year of her age.

ELIZABETH COOPER born Lunenburg Co., Va., July 6, 1790; moved to Henry Co., Tenn., 1838; married Blunt Cooper (died 1846), 1839; she died Feb. 2, 1851.


March 27, 1851

Rev. JAMES CHAMPLIN, a Methodist local preacher, was expelled from the church for immoral conduct, February 1851. Clarksville Circuit, Arkansas Conference.


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LEDOWICK BRODIE born Granville Co., N.C., Sept. 2, 1800; died Nov. 3, 1850; west Arkansas.

JOHN H. BONNER died Henderson Co., Tenn., Mar. 3, 1851 in the 50th year of his age; a tribute to his memory by the Constantine Masonic Lodge [Lexington, Tennessee].

MINERVA JANE WALTERS wife of Singleton P. Walkers; daughter of Samuel and Louisa Kirkendall; born Aug. 25, 1825; died Jan. 19, 1851; two children.

FRANCIS DURHAM [female] died Boyle Co., Ky., Jan. 30, 1851 in the 72nd year of her age.

LUCY ANN ROULSTONE wife of G. H. Roulstone; died Feb. 20, 1851 in the 23rd year of her age; two children. Dresden, Tennessee.

FENTON WATSON HARRELL son of Rev. John and. Eliza Harrell; died Feb. 15, 1851 aged 13 months and 14 days old [January 1, 1850].

LUCY AMANDA SHIELDS daughter of A. J. and Eliza Shields, formerly of Autauga Co., Ala., died Winston Co., Miss., March 3, 1851 in the 4th year of her age.

JAMES NICHOLAS BROWN, JR. died Island Grove, Ill., Feb. 3, 1851 aged 14 years, 6 months and 25 days old [July 8, 1837].

ELIZABETH B. HYNDMAN wife of Robert Hyndman; daughter of Jacob and Lucy Scott; born March 18, 1819; died Jan. 25, 1851; four children.

ELIZABETH WALKER wife of Charles Walker; died Benton Co., Ark., Feb. 25, 1851.


April 3, 1851

A. W. PEACOCK died Morison's Bluff, Ark., Feb. 15, 1851 in the 38th year of his age. An elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

WILLIAM KIRKMAN, Todd Co., Ky., died Nov. 24, 1850 in the 73rd year of his age; native of Maryland and moved to Todd County in 1803.

HIRAM T. USELTON born Rutherford Co., Tenn., May 12, 1828; died Coffee Co., Tenn., Jan. 28, 1851. His mother, CATHARINE USELTON, born Green Co., Tenn., Nov. 20, 1800; daughter of Christopher and Elizabeth Hoover, moved with her parents to Rutherford Co., Tenn. in 1809; married George Uselton; died recently; eleven children.

REBECCA HARPER born in Maryland, 1755; orphaned, she was reared by an uncle in North Carolina; married William Harper (died 1836), 1780; went to live with the family of a son-in-law, Rev. John Parker, 1841, where she died October 15, 1850.

ELIZABETH JOHNSON widow of Richard C. Johnson, New Madrid Co., MO, died Scott Co., MO, Nov. 15, 1850 aged 67 years.

THOMAS ANDREWS born Williamson Co., Tenn., August 8, 1824; after an injury from a falling tree, he died January 20, 1851.


April 10, 1851

JOHN C. PITTS son of Rev. Fountain E. Pitts, died at LaGrange College, Ala., March 2, 1851 in the 20th year of his age; a student there.

MARY T. McKINNEY born in Virginia, 1780; married (l) Edmund Taylor; two daughters, one son; (2) Colonel John T. McKinney; one son. Her, sons were deceased; daughter of Dr. Thomas Hinde who moved his family to Kentucky in 1797; joined Methodist Church, 1805. Died Feb. 5, 1851.

MALISSA ANDERSON born Jan. 18, 1817; married William Anderson, 1835; died middle Tenn., Feb. 15, 1851.

FREDERICK MERICK born in Virginia, 1776; died Harlen Co., Ky., Dec. 11, 1850.

SARAH ALLEN daughter of Rev. Nathaniel Allen, died Franklin Co., Ala., March 4, 1851 aged 65 years.


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Rev. JACOB BIRD born in Virginia, near the Potomac River, Dec. 11, 1794; married Elizabeth Yeagar, May 16, 1816; licensed to preach in Methodist Church about 1826; ordained deacon, Oct. 16, 1831; ordained elder, Sept. 20, 1835; moved to MO, 1841 and died there, Andrew County, of a stroke, December 23, 1850.

EMILY WARR, nee Bishop, born Halifax Co., N.C.; married James. Warr, 1825 and moved to Maury Co., Tenn., 1836; to Hardin Co., Tenn., 1833 where she died January 30, 1851.

JINCY ANN HORN wife of Richard Horn, died Logan Co., Ky., Mar. 21, 1851 in the 34th year of her age.

FRANCES WILLIAMSON FRAZER wife of Z. W. Frazer, Wilson Co., Tenn., died Feb. 27, 1851 aged 21 years; native of Wilson County and daughter of Edward and Frances R. Harris.

A. H. RYLAND son of Rev. P. P. and J. Alice Neely, died Feb. 16, 1851 aged 2 years, 5 months and 6 days [September 10, 1848].


April 17, 1851

MARY ANN SORRELL daughter of Jacob and Susan Sorrell, born in North Carolina; moved to Sevier Co., Ark., 1829; there she died Jan. 9, 1851 in the 29th year of her age.

LEANDER E. LEWIS wife of James M. Lewis, died Mar. 15, 1851 in the 22nd year of her age; two children.

S. S. DURANT born Horrry Dist., S.C., May 7, 1833; moved with parents to Lauderdale Co., Tenn., in the fall of 1838; moved to Texas in 1848; returned to Lauderdale County Dec. 25, 1850 where he died March 23, 1851.

MARY MONETTE widow of Rev. Dr. Samuel Monette; died in the residence of her son-in-law, Henry Goodloe, Woodford Co., Ky., Nov. 23, 1851 [1850] aged 73 years, 10 months [Jan. 1777].

Rev. JOHN HARDAWAY RINES born Dinwiddie Co., Va., Mar. 17, 1810; married Mrs. Adaline Rutlidge; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1833 and labored as an itinerant preacher in Arkansas; married, secondly, Jane C. Bonner. Died Helena, Ark., cholera, Dec. 6, 1850.


April 24, 1851

MARTHA BRUCE daughter of William and Sarah Moseley; wife of W. R. Bruce; died Mar. 1, 1851, Richland Circuit, Tennessee.

PETER BANE born in Virginia, 1784; died DeKalb Co., Tenn., February 7, 1851.

JOHN REYNOLDS born Warren Co., Tenn., about 1812; died there, March 5, 1851.

SUSAN J. OTEY wife of Armistead G. Otey; daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Terry; born Oct. 29, 1825; married Sept. 29, 1847; died March 13, 1851.

AMANDA HACKER wife of Samuel Hacker; daughter of John and Margaret Scanland; died Marion Co., Ky., Mar. 21, 1851 aged 29 years and 2 months old [January 1822]; two daughters; two sons.

PAMELlA PARKER wife of Rev. Alexander S. Parker; daughter of James and Amanda Settoon; born May 24, 1821; married Nov. 1, 1840; died Springfield, La., March 22, 1851.

THOMAS ANDREW WHITE son of G. H. and Nancy White; born Sept. 3, 1835; died McDonald Co., MO, January 25, 1851.

MARY L. POLK wife of Major William H. Polk; daughter of Israel Cass [or Corse] (dec. ), New York; died Columbia, Tenn., April 2, 1851; one son. [This was Mary L. Corse, second wife of William Hawkins Polk.]


May 1, 1851

JOHN HANAGAN, an Irishman, his wife, six children and several others celebrated having moved into a new dwelling, in Harrison Co., Indiana, on April 10, 1851; asleep, they all died in the house that burned that night.


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MILLY HUFMAN died Oct. 26, 1850 in the 42nd year of her age.

LUCINDA LASLEY married William Lasley (died 1849) in 1846, who left her with a 19 month old son, who died 12 days after his father. She died in Bowling Green, Ky., March 23, 1851 aged 32 years and 8 days old [March 5, 1819].

ANNA DAVIS wife of Henry Davis; born Jan. 4, 1767; died Bedford Co., Tenn., Mar. 16, 1851.

NANCY MARCHBANKS wife of Martin Marchbanks; daughter of John and Sarah Holford; born May 12, 1813; died Overton Co., Tenn., Feb. 23, 1851. Cumberland Presbyterian.

EDWARD H. TAYLOR, formerly of Warren Co., Tenn., died in Vicksburg, Miss., Mar. 18, 1851; merchant in that city; husband and father (a daughter, Mary).

ELLEN GANDER wife of Charles R. Gander; born Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 11, 1814; married Feb. 26, 1837; died Rollington, Oldham Co., Ky., Jan. 21, 1851; daughter of William and Susan Gillet.

LOUISA A. BOWERS wife of Lemuel Bowers; daughter of Zachariah and Lucy McDaniel; born Spartanburg Dist., S.C., Dec. 6, 1823; buried March 17, 1851.

SARAH MALEY; daughter of Daniel and Mary Engart; wife of Rev. George W. Maley; born Hamilton Co.; Ohio, Aug. 3, 1799; married in. 1820; died March 30, 1851; nine children.


May 8, 1851

SOPHIA B. ELLIS daughter of Hon. Samuel Andrew; wife of R. G. Ellis; died near Memphis, Tenn., April 26, 1851.

Miss ELLEN WILLIAMS died May 4, 1851 aged 16 years.

RACHEL TIPPS born in N.C., Feb. 1790; died April 12, 1851.

MARY H. BROOKS born Jan. 3, 1821; married Rev. Monroe T. Brooks, Jan. 3, 1850; died April 1, 1851, Fleming Co., Ky.

OPHELIA CLARISSA HAYS, Columbia, Tenn.; daughter of Samuel and Jane Polk; born Sept. 6, 1812; died April 18, 1851, aged 38 years, 7 months and 12 days [by this calculation, she was born in September 6, 1812, as per article].

Rev. DAVID HALLIBURTON born Person Co., N.C.; died March 15, 1851 aged 62 years.

JOSEPH BENNET born June 12, 1767; moved from Maryland to Kentucky, 1788; married Jan. 4, 1792; died March 19, 1851.

MARY BIVINS daughter of James and Ladocia Bivins; died Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 11, 1851 in the 18th year of her age.

THOMAS M. KING born Feb. 4, 1793; moved to Maury Co., Tenn.; married Ann Gurley, June 27, 1816; Methodist preacher; ordained deacon, Dec. 1823; ordained elder, Dec. 1826; died Dec. 21, 1850.


May 15, 1851

EXUM P. SUMNER died near Nashville, Tenn., May 7, 1851.

SARAH ANN LEEDY wife of Lorenzo D. Leedy, nee Bibb; born Madison Co., Ala., Sept. 1819; died April 20, 1851; married in 1840.

ANN C. WALTON wife of Benbery Walton; born Hertford Co., N.C. Mar. 12, 1805; died April 10, 1851.

ROBERT STOCKTON youngest child of Dorsey and Mary Stockton, Fleming Co., Ky., died April 22, 1851 in the 15th year of his age.

HARRIET LELAND dau. of Daniel Barren; born in Maryland, 1795; died Louisville, Ky., April 4, 1851; wife and mother.

MARY E. LOWE wife of Rev. Lewis Lowe; daughter of Duke W. and Mary Sumner; born Dec. 1, 1815; married April 2, 1835; died April 2, 1851. Montgomery Co., Tennessee.


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LAVINIA W. REED wife of Thomas Reed; daughter of Charles West; died Jefferson Co., Miss., April 4, 1851 in the 26th year of her age.

HESTER ANN REED daughter of David and Mary Reed, Carroll Co., Miss.; died Warren Co., MO, March 5, 1851.


May 22, 1851

NANCY JANE SOWELL wife of Colonel J. M. Sowell, Williamsport, Tenn.; daughter of Capt. John Gordon; died April 9, 1851 in the 32nd year of her age.

JANE BRUSCUP born Talbot Co., Maryland, Feb. 20, 1781; moved to Ohio, 1835; died April 5, 1851.

LUCY O. DILLIARD born Wake Co., N.C., April 11, 1809; moved with father, James Briggs and family to Maury Co., Tenn. and married there to H. B. Dilliard, Jan. 4, 1826; died Feb. 23, 1851.

PARTHENA MATTHEWS daughter of Thomas and Rachael Arendell; born N.C., May 26, 1785; married Ben Matthews (died 1840); moved to Smith Co., Tenn., 1822; ten children; died Jan. 2, 1851.

JOHN BROCK born in Tenn. but moved to Alabama in 1826; to Union Co., Ark., 1843; died March 30, 1851 aged 55 years.

G. T. WAINWRIGHT, Fayette Co., Tenn., born Nottoway Co., Va., Jan. 23, 1813; moved to Fayette Co., Tenn., 1835 where he died February 8, 1851.

CHARLES MARINER infant son of C. J. and Elizabeth SULLIVAN, Starkville, Miss., died May 10, 1851.

MARTHA JAMES widow of Rev. Carey James born Sussex Co., Va., Aug. 22, 1778; married Nov. 11, 18_2 [1802?]; died recently. Middle Tennessee.

GABRIEL AMENT born in Germany, 1762; came to the U. S. at the close of the Revolutionary War; settled in Kentucky; married Hannah Metcalf, Dec. 14, 1795; died Green Co., Ky., Jan. 10, 1851.

AEDAH ELLIS wife of Rev. Cason Ellis; daughter of Moses and Edy Burlison; born in Tenn., Feb. 2, 1815 and reared in Blunt and Jefferson counties in Alabama; married in McNairy Co., Tenn., Nov. 29, 183l; died March 25, 1851; eight children.


May 29, 1851

Rev. BANKS M. BURROW born in North Carolina, 1779/80; married Mary Blanchard and moved to Georgia, then to Bedford Co., Tenn. but settled in Carroll Co., Tenn., 1836; he was a Methodist preacher; ordained deacon, Nov. 6, 1817; ordained elder, Nov. 9, 1834; labored in the Tennessee Conference until he moved to west Tennessee and then labored in the Memphis Conference. Died April 6, 1851. [The tombstone of Banks Mitchum Burrow, in the Burrow graveyard near Lavinia, Tennessee, bears his dates: born Jan. 4, 178l; died April 6, 1851.]

ELIZABETH SOAPE wife of A. F. Soape; daughter of Joseph and Sophia Warren; born Cannon Co., Tenn.; married in 1840 and moved to Pontotoc Co., Miss.; to Panola Co., Texas, 1848 where she died April 18, 1851.

ELIZABETH FAGG born Albemarle Co., Va., Jan. 11, 1782; married John Fagg, Dec. 23, 1806; died Pike Co., MO, March 5, 1851.

MARTHA A. JEFFERSON wife of Dr. Thomas B. Jefferson; daughter of Henry and, Sarah Graves, Davidson Co., Tenn.; born Jan. 3, 1811; died Cadiz, Ky., April 23, 1851.

VIRGINIA CAROLINE WHITNELL, nee Witherspoon; died Feb. 19, 1851 aged 21 years, l month and 21 days old [December 28, 1826].

AMANDA M. PATTON daughter of Robert and Elen M. Patton; died Lawrence Co., MO, April 26, in 1851 in the 21st year of her age; left a child, 13 days old.


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EMILY PRATT, nee Seal, born May 15, 1819; married Jan. 3, 1833; died April 20, 1851.

SUSAN J. HUDSON died Prairie Co., Ark., Feb. 18, 1851 in the 46th year of her age; wife and mother (9 children).

CHRISTOPHER B. RICHARDSON born Jefferson Co., Ky., Nov. 6, 1805; his mother died when he was three years old; he was reared by his Burkhart grandparents and later by an aunt, Catharine Duke and her husband, D. R. Duke; moved to California in 1849; died recently.

MARY JANE HOLMES daughter of John and Elizabeth Holmes; born Madison Co., Tenn.; moved to Miss., 1845; died Carroll Co., Miss., March 8, 1851.

JAMES ADAIR, White Co., Tenn., died March 9, 1851; born in N.C., 1790; married Margaret Pettit.

TABITHA B. FERRIL wife of Rev. William Ferril daughter of Burton L. and Nancy C. McFerrin; died March 11, 1851; moved to Van Buren Co., MO, 1836; married Thomas D. Porter, Sept. 29, 1836; one son.

Rev. HORACE McCLENNY born Montgomery Co., Ky., Dec. 1803; moved with parents to MO, 1819; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1843; died March 14, 1851.


June 5, 1851

INFORMATION WANTED. On May 18, 1851, JESSE MARTIN, Talladega, Alabama wanted to know what had become of his two sons, ROBERT NEWEL MARTIN, aged 17 years and ANDREW JACKSON MARTIN, aged 13 years. Both were reared in Talladega County but disappeared from there last February 16.

ELIZABETH FOSTER wife of George Foster; native of Nottoway Co., Va.; died Nashville, Tenn., May 26, 1851 in the 66th year of her age; four children.

Tribute of Respect for B. T. HARPER, dec; by the Dialectal Society, LaGrange College, Ala., dated May 10, 1851.

WILLIAM PARKER son of John and Polly Parker, born Jan. 5, 1834; died April 20, 1851.

MARY E. PHILLIPS born Mar. 21, 1836; died near Clarksville, Tenn., April 22, 1851.

Dr. JOHN E. BECK PAINE born Nashville, Tenn., June 25, 1827; alumnus, Emory College, Oxford, Ga. [Aberdeen, Miss.] Son of Bishop Robert Paine. Died May 18, 1851.


June 12, 1851

JESSE W. DRAKE son of Judge W. R. Drake; native of Howard Co., MO; married E. J. Pinnell, Aug. 14, 1845; moved to California to seek his fortune and died while crossing the plains in October 1849. His brother, Dr. CHARLES R. DRAKE, born Howard Co., MO, Aug. 14, 1823; married Susan E. Todd, 1849; like his brother, he started for California, only to die Oct. 12, 1849.

SUSAN STAKES wife of Rev. James H. Stakes and fifth child of John B. Young; born Nov. 2, 1819; Methodist; married Nov. 2, 1843; four children. Died Feb. 14, 1851. St. Landry Parish, La.

W. H. KILGORE, native of Ohio; died Grenada, Miss., Feb. 18, 1851 in the 37th year of his age.

FRANCES O. N. MARSHALL daughter of Bryant and Martha Boon; wife of William J. Marshall; born Davidson Co., Tenn., Jan. 20, 1819; married June 5, 1834; died March 13, 1851.

MARGARET A. SANDERS born Franklin Co., Va., Nov. 7, 1805; moved with parents, Thomas and Catherine Crutcher, west Tennessee; married William Sanders, 1827.

EDWARD VAUGHN died April 8, 1851 in the 76th year of his age.

CYNTHIA E. MONTGOMERY daughter of Thomas and Cynthia Scott; wife of Thomas C. Montgomery; born in S.C., Mar. 3, 1828; moved to Alabama; married July 24, 1844; died Feb. 8, 1851.

REBECCA GARNER, born 1778; moved to Madison Co., Ala. from Goochland Co., Va.; died March 1, 1851.

ISABELLA GREENE widow of Dr. Joel Greene; dau. of Stephen and Sarah Winchester; died Mar. 24, 1851.

LITTLETON W. RODES died Coffee Co., Tenn., May 2, 1851. Born Nelson Co., Va., January 29, 1832.


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ROBERT ANDERSON born in N.C., 1769; wife, Elizabeth, born 1766; they lived in White Co., Tenn.; he died May 3, 1851.

MARTHA C. BURTON died March 17, 1851 aged 77 years, 11 months and 7 days old [Apr. 10, 1773]

CHARLES W. HALL died Mt. Washington, Ky., May 1, 1851 aged 36 years and 11 months old [April 4, 1815].

MARY AGNES NICHOLS born Rhea Co., Tenn., 1821; daughter of Jordan and Margaret Reynolds; died Hardin Co., Tennessee, May 7, 1851.

MARY ROGERS, nee Prim, wife of James B. Rogers, died May 17, 1851.

SOPHIE B. ELLIS wife of Radford G. Ellis; died in Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 28, 1851.

ANNE WALKER daughter of John and Lucy Barnett, Rockingham Co., N.C.; born about 1777; married Adam Walker (died May 4, 1839) ; she died May 2, 1851.


June 26, 1851

JAMES LOVELESS born S.C., 1796; died Tishomingo Co., Miss., May 5, 1851.

ELIZABETH MAJOR wife of Thomas Major born Sept. 21, 1818; married Nov. 29, 1837; six children; died June 1, 1851.

MARY J. McCLELLAND wife of Colonel William L. McClelland; daughter of Henry and Sarah Chambliss, formerly of Virginia; she had three daughters and two sons.

WILLIAM WADE died Trigg Co., Ky., May 17, 1851 aged 41 years; one son; two daughters.

WILSON L. CARR son of John Carr, Sr., Sumner Co., Tenn.; moved to California with oldest son and died March 21, 1851 in the 49th year of his age.

Dr. G. C. HOWLETT born Davidson Co., Tenn., Mar. 15, 1812; died Madison Co., Tenn., May 28, 1851.


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