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


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January 4, 1879

Miss NANCY STUBBS "Aunt Nancy" died in residence of Elijah Claypool, Bowling Green, Ky., December 3, 1878.

ZULA MURRAY born Dec. 19, 1870; died Nov. 21, 1878.

BENJAMIN H. INGRAM born Franklin Co., No. Carolina, Mar. 15, 18_6; died Sept. 22, 1878.

Rev. J. C. NORMAN born Caswell Co., No. Carolina, Jan. 7, 1819; moved to Kentucky aged about 4 years; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, 1862; died Nov. 16, 1878.

MARY W. SMITH dau of Samuel and Sally Smith, born Granville Co., No. Carolina, Sept. 21, 1808; married Thomas C. Williams, Warren Co., No. Carolina, Oct. 13, 1831; joined Methodist Church 1832; moved to Montgomery Co., Tenn., reaching there Feb. 14, 1835 (having left No. Carolina Dec. 24, 1834); husband died Sept. 11, 1848; moved to Christian Co., Ky. 1876 where she died Aug. 27, 1878.

MARY LOUISE HARPER wife of Rev. Thomas P. Harper, died Reagan, Texas, Sept. 27, 1878; native of New Jersey; moved to Texas in 1871.

General ELISHA STRONG born Cumberland Co., Va., 1792; moved to Oglethorpe Co., Ga. when young; married Annie Scott Hill, Sept. 18, 1821 (she died Feb. 1878); died Aberdeen, Miss., Nov. 22, 1878. Veteran of War of 1812 and Seminole War (1836); graduate of Ga. Military School. His son, Charles Strong, died in Confederate service at Gettysburg.

ROBERT W. LUMPKIN born Monroe Co., Miss., July 21, 1849; died yellow fever, Mobile, Ala., October 26, 1878.

LEILA ADA ELLIS died Stewart Co., Tenn., Sept. 28, 1878 aged 11 years, 9 months and 26 days; dau of Thomas B. and Mary J. Ellis.

MINNIE COLE infant dau of G. R. and Bettie Cole, died Nov. 18, 1878 aged 1 year, l month. Ashland, Alabama.

"In Memoriam" -JULIA A. ROSS wife of F. A. Ross died Oct. 7, 1878 in her 45th year of age; married Oct. 1854; by Committee dated November 27, 1878.


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January 11, 1879

MARY M. FISACKERLY dau of Malcom and Mary Baker, born Robeson Co., No. Carolina, Mar. 12, 1835; died Montgomery Co., Miss., July 8, 1878; married Alex C. Fisackerly who died in military service, 1864, leaving her with four little sons.

ALLEN GENTRY born Shelby Co., Ala., Sept. 5, 1818; died Sumner Co., Miss., Oct. 3, 1878.

J. EARLY CUNNINGHAM born Greensboro, Ga., June 10, 1832; married Pauline dau of Dr. W. A. Sykes, Feb. 15, 1859; died Aberdeen, Miss., Nov. 9, 1878; widow survived with 5 children.

BEULAH TUCKER dau of O. P. and Sallie C. Taylor, died Waterloo, Ala., Nov. 29, 1878; a child of "four summers."

HARRIET W. SPEED dau of Patrick Neal, born Tuscaloosa Co., Ala., July 31, 1832; married Rev. J. H. Speed, Dec. 27, 1857; died Clay Co., Miss., Aug. 31, 1868/1878?/.

JOHN W. WHITSON born Green Co., Ala., June 30, 1841; died Yallabusha Co., Miss. October 27, 1878.

JAMES H. DOUGLAS born Sumner Co., Tenn., April 22, 1818; died Nov. 21, 1878.

JOHN BYRNS born Feb. 6, 18-7; married Elizabeth Long, Dec. 14, 1844; died Nov. 13, 1878; surviving were 5 sons, 2 daughters. Cedar Hill, Tenn.

MARY BURNETT, nee Rust, died Grundy Co., Tenn., "a few weeks since," in 24th year of her age.

MILTON VANDERBILT MADISON s/o W. J. Madison, Maury Co., Tenn., born July 11, 1877; died Oct. 16, 1878.

BESSIE HARVEY PLUMMER died Dec. 25, 1878 aged 3 years, 15 days.

MOLLIE MORGAN, nee Arnold, born Sept. 27, 1853; married W. P. Morgan, Greenville, Ky., Sept. 27, 1876; died Sept. 23, 1878, consumption.

JANE J. INGRAM wife of Rev. Robert L. Ingram, born Sept. 16, 1835; died Blount Co., Ala., Nov. 9, 1878; mother of 12 children, 6 surviving her.

Poem written in memory of Mrs. KATE SAMUELS by Mrs. Mary Ware, Columbiana, Ala. dated November 20, 1878.


January 18, 1879

"In Memoriam" -WELLBORN MOONEY REYNOLDS s/o Rev. John H. Reynolds, Tenn. Conference, born Jan. 20, 1868; died Erin, Tenn., October 4, 1878.

FANNIE A. DUNCAN wife of J. A. Duncan, Bonham, Texas, dau of Joseph and Lucy Glover of Shelby Co., Tenn., died Nov. 20, 1878; married Sept. 27, 1877.

JAMES C. SYMPSON born Va., Jan. 20, 1792; married Mary Gaddie, Sept. 25, 1828

and had 6 children; married Elizabeth Short, May 21, 1840 and had 8 children and she too died; married Mrs. Mary A. Nelson who survived him; died Taylor Co., Ky., Nov. 29, 1878; moved to Ky. in 1794.

SALLIE M. PURVIS wife of G. T. Purvis, born Amherst Co., Va., Mar. 6, 1800; married Dec. 4, 1824 and moved to McMinnville, Tenn. where she died Nov. 26, 1878.

EVELYN ROGERS, Hardin Co., Ky., died Aug. 24, 1878 in her 21st year of age; dau of John Rogers.

LAVINIA MASSENGILL widow of Henry Massengill, dau of John and Sarah Hoss; born Washington Co., Tenn., Feb. 26, 1809; died DeKalb Co., Ga., Nov. 27, 1878; buried in Decatur, Georgia.

Mrs. E. I. GILL wife of William G. Gill, born Christian Co., Ky.; died Oct. 13, 1878 in her 54th year of age; married Nov. 22, 1857; surviving were husband and 3 sons.

WILLIE P. PRESTON s/o S. S. Preston, born Nov. 11, 1872; died Nov. 11, 1878.


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January 25, 1879

FRANK A. SMITH died Covington, Ky., Nov. 4, 1878 after a "trying illness."

JOHN KING born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Jan. 10, 1810; married Susan A. Salle, Jan. 4, 1852; a Baptist until joined Methodist Church Sept. 28, 1874; died Oct. 10, 1878.

THAMAR HORD HINDE born Mason Co., Ky., Jan. 7, 1805; dau of Roderic and Catherine Hord; married Dr. Thomas H. Hinde, 1831 and moved to Newport, Ky. 1850 and in 1851 moved to Marion Co., Mo. where he died in 1864; she died Dec. 3O, 1878, St. Louis, Mo.; 2 children surviving, Mrs. W. H. Scudder and Dr. H. K. Hinde, Fulton, Mo.

MARTHA M. TOOKER, nee Dye, born Butler Co., Ohio, June 10, 1839; married (1) Theodore Myers; (2) D. M. Tooker; she died Dec. 6, 1878.

Rev. MICHAEL GHOMLEY born Blount Co., Tenn., Mar. 16, 1794; died Dec. 17, 1878 at residence of son, William Ghomley in the Cherokee Nation.

NANNIE W. MERRIWITHER, nee Warfield, died Montgomery Co., Tenn., Dec. 2, 1878 in the 24th year of her age.

EVELYN ROGERS youngest dau of Mrs. Cynthia Rogers, died Aug. 25, 1878; born Apri1 22, 1858.

JOHNSON HOWELL and CLARENCE SMITH, cousins. JOHNSON s/o A. Howell, died Oct. 2, 1878. CLARENCE s/o Judge C. G. Smith, died Nov. 15, 1878. "They lived and sported together for a few brief years, like twin lambs."

MARY CAROLINE WILLIAMS dau of Samuel and Louisa Tents, born Jan. 23, 1854; married Thomas L. Williams, Dec. 22, 1872; died May 10, 1878.

ROBERT BELL BRIDGES died Nov. 18, 1878 in the 21st year of his age; s/o Dr. J. G. and Harriet Bridges, Smith Co., Tenn.

MELVILLE T. TUDD born April 7, 1848; married Mary Blair, Dec. 5, 1868; died Cherokee Co., Ala., Oct. 20, 1878.

SARAH FANNIE DOUGHERTY wife of Dr. J. B. Dougherty, Holly Springs, Miss., born Feb. 5, 1841; died Sept. 9, 1878, yellow fever.

ALONZO WORTHAM s/o James N. and Dora Bowden, Gravel Hill, Pope Co., Ark., born Aug. 7, 1876; died October 25, 1878.


February 1, 1879

THOMAS D. CARSON died Louisville, Ky., Dec. 6, 1878 aged 71 years; most of life spent in Butler Co., Kentucky.

ELIZA DARK wife of William R. Dark, born, raised and died in Humphreys Co., Tenn.; born Mar. 1, 1828; died Jan. 1, 1879.

MINNIE MAY infant dau of J. M. and Angeline Davis died Spring Hill, Tenn., Dec. 1, 1878 aged about 17 months; granddaughter of Mrs. Gant.

KATE E. FLEMING wife of A. M. Fleming, died Mellonville, Fla., Dec. 17, 1878 in the 49th year of her age.

ABRAHAM SKILLMAN born Loudoun Co., Va., Feb. 10, 1796; died Dec. 4, 1878. Breckinridge Co., Ky.

Dr. SAMUEL W. COX, Dixon, Ky., died August 1878.

MICHAEL HARTMAN died aged 72 years, Jordan Spring, Tenn.

JENNIE MORAN BROWN dau of Arle and Elizabeth Brown, born Sept. 9, 1877; died Dec. 3, 1878.

MARY TENNESSEE WHEELER born Oct. 24, 1831, DeKalb Co., Tenn.; died near Alexandria, Tenn. /date not given/; dau of M. S. and Martha P. West; married Capt. John Wheeler, Dec. 19, 1849. Notice of death dated Dec. 18, 1878.

A. D. HILL born Bertie Co., No. Carolina; died Owensboro, Ky., Dec. 21, 1878 in the 51st year of his age.


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ELIZABETH TURPIN wife of M. V. Turpin died Dec. 8, 1878 in 44th year of her age.

SUSAN G. PARKER born Lincoln Co., Tenn., Dec. 10, 1822; died Morgan Co., Ala., Dec. 12, 1878.

BELL HAMLIN born April 1876; died Dec. 12, 1878. Blount Springs, Ala.


February 8, 1879

Rev. T. K. B. McSPADDEN born Washington Co., Va., Jan. 4, 1828; licensed as a local preacher, Methodist Church, June 7, 1851, Sulphur Spring, Alabama Conf.; served in Confederate Army in Va. during the late war; active in regular Methodist ministry from 1870. /Death date not given/

CARRIE E. WHITE born Cherokee Co., Ala., July 10, 1843; died Dec. 21, 1878; graduated at Daingerfield, June 1858; married S. J. White, June 1, 1859.

WILLIAM "Willie" TOLIVER BOSTIC oldest s/o G. B. and Mary F. S. Bostic, born May 1, 1857; died from accidental injuries, October 19, 1878.

MARY JENKINS born April 1795; married Hiram Jenkins, March 1837; died Dec. 18, 1878.

JOHN WAKEFIELD born Feb. 5, 1801; died Bowling Green, Ky., Jan. 8, 1879 in residence of son-in-law, Henry Potter; twice married.

JOE SID MARKLIN child of Mollie and Joseph Marklin, born Dec. 7, 1873; died Salem, of croup, Dec. 2, 1878.

Tribute of Respect to SAMUEL T. ALLEN who died Sept. 16, 1878; by Armstrong Chapter 97 dated Dec. 13, 1878, Cumberland City, Tenn.

Tribute of Respect to G. C. WILSON who died "untimely"; by members of Hall of Goodlettsville Lodge 271 dated October 10, 1878.

Tribute of Respect to Miss BETTIE HUNT who died Dec. 15, 1878 aged 19 years, an orphan; by fellow Sabbath Schoolers, Tullahoma, Tenn., dated Jan. 2, 1879.

Dr. THOMAS B. SARGENT, born March 1805; died Aug. 14, 1879; a distinguished Methodist clergyman.

Tribute of Respect to Rev. THOMAS I. RICHARDSON who died recently; by Quarterly Conf., in Louisville Conf., dated Dec. 22, 1878.

Poem to "Cousin Fannie W." entitled "River Side", near Mobile, Ala.; by J. L. De Yampert, Bayou Batholomew, dated Dec. 7, 1878.

P. H. PRESTON died Jan. 5, 1879 in his 41st year of age.

Infant/son of Martin C. and Lizzie ROSSON, Port Royal, Tenn., dated Oct. 11, 1878; it was born September 24, 1878.


February 15, 1879

Rev. DAVID LOCKHART died Tallapoosa Co., Ala., Oct. 31, 1878 aged 80 years; married Fernby Hardy, Lincoln Co., Ga., 57 years ago; sister of Rev. Charles Hardy.

Dr. JOHN EDWARD ALEXANDER born Cumberland Co., Ky., Sept. 29, 1811; died in same county, Oct. 14, 1878; surviving were widow and 7 children.

MARY LILE widow of Peyton H. Lile, born Warren Co., No. Carolina, Mar. 1806; died Monroe Co., Miss., Nov. 5, 1878; moved to no. Alabama and then in 1847 to Madison Co., Miss.

SUE OGBURN CALDWELL dau of Samuel A. and M. A. Caldwell, born Aug. 21, 1865; died January 5, 1879.

AFFIAH DANIEL born Dec. 24, 1799; married Mercer Daniel 1828 and he died in 1848; she died Nov. 16, 1878.


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ETTA BAIRD BARTON born Aug. 13, 1851; married Dr. Barton, Feb. 2, 1876; died by Dec. 18, 1878.

ABRAM CUSTER born Va., Sept. 15, 1793; died Coffee Co., Tenn., Jan. 6, 1879; 6 surviving children.

NANCY TENNESSEE HOG dau of Nathaniel and Maria Davis, born Oct. 15, 1836; married Marcus L. Hog, Jan. 4, 1858; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Nov. 18, 1878.

SARAH W. COOK born No. Carolina, Nov. 2O, 1802; died Dec. 12, 1878 near Dickson, Tenn.

JOHNNIE HARRIS youngest s/o Wesley and Amanda Harris, born Dec. 12, 1868; died Feb. 1, 1878.

MARY CALAHAN died Shelby Co., Ky., Jan. 9, 1879 in her 25th year of age.

CHARITY WILLIAMS born Orange Co., No. Carolina, Oct. 5, 1796; married Joseph Williams, January 2l, 18l3; died Nov. 1, 1878, "after a long and weary illnesss." Tenn. Conference.

MARTHA REBEKAH HERRIN dau of William H. and Martha A. Herrin, born Nov. 1, 1874; died Pickensville, Ala., Oct. 3l, 1878.

ARCHIBALD B. COLBERT s/o James W. and Nannie V. Colbert died Nov. 12, 1878 aged 2 years, 6 months and 20 days at residence of his grandfather, Alfred Webb.


February 22, 1879

RICHARD FITZGERALD died Rockingham Co., No. Carolina, Feb. 4, 1879 in the 78th year of his age.

Rev. JAMES WOOLLS, Louisville Conf., born Delaware, Sept. 1812; moved to Louisville 1836 and joined Brook St. Methodist Church; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, in Ky. Conf. 1840; thrice married; this is one of R. H. Rivers' long panegyrics.

LUCINDA JANE CROUCH dau of W. B. and Bethany Foster, born Short Mt., Tenn., June 7, 1847; died Sept. 17, 1878; married J. B. Crouch, Sept. 10, 1871.

Miss SALLIE M. GIBSON born in Miss., July 1864; died Jan. 5, 1879.

BETTIE WATKINS LOCKETT dau of Lucius J. and Bettie K. Lockett, born Marion, Ala., May 20, 1858; died same county, Dec. 26, 1878.

JOSEPH C. KITTRELL born Franklin Co., No. Carolina, Mar. 26, 1829; died Winona, Miss., Sept. 24, 1878.

MARTHA CARY BRANSFORD SHORES wife of Wilson Shores, Fluvanna Co., Va., born Aug. 3, 1799; died Dec. 24, 1878; dau of Thomas Bransford of Earren Co., Ky.; mother of Mrs. Watson M. Cooke, Nashville, now of St. Louis, Mo.

THOMAS ELIJAH YOUNG infant s/o J. T. and H. J. Young, born Sept. 1877; died Sept. 21, 1878.

Miss ELIZA ESTES dau of Martha and Samuel Estes, born Wilson Co., Tenn., Dec. 25, 1845; died Sept. 26, 1878.

JOHN BAKER born No. Carolina, Dec. 20, 1795; orphaned; moved to Tenn. about 1806; died Franklin Co., Tenn., Oct. 21, 1878; buried with Masonic honors.

ELIZABETH J. BELL wife of Rufus D. Bell, died Wilson Co., Texas, Nov. 18, 1878; married Sept. 19, 1848.

FLORENCE BIRD born Nov. 2, 1871; died Dec. 29, 1878.

MARY AMIS OWEN born Granville Co., No. Carolina, Jan. 30, 1787; died Lebanon, Tenn., Jan. 2, 1879 at residence of son, Dr. John D. Owen; married Dr. John Owen, Sept. 17, 18l2; moved to Smith Co., Tenn. when young marrieds; he died in 1826; two of children, Mrs. Governor William B. Campbell and Dr. B. R. Owen; one son, Dr. J. D. Owen survived her with whom she had lived in Lebanon for 26 years; also surviving were 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren.


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OSCAR L. ROSS born Adams Co., Miss., Dec. 9, 1809; died Washington Co., Miss., Jan. 6, 1879; never married.

MAGGIE LINEBAUGH died Oct. 31, 1878 in the 11th year of her age, Camden, Ark.; born Brandenburg, Kentucky.

Dr. J. W. GARRISON, Lineville, Ala., died October 10, 1878.

O. C. infant dau of R. J. and L. A. Carter, died Senatobia, Miss., Jan. 15, 1879 aged 2 months and 12 days.

WILLIE TUMLIN s/o M. E. and E. J. Tumlin died near Allsboro, Ala., Jan. 10, 1879 aged about one month.

THURZA BRADLEY widow of Rev. James Bradley, Rutherford Co., Tenn., died Jan. 28, 1879, lacking one day of being 73 years old.

HENRY METCALF born Bethel Academy, Va., Nov. 8, 1800; moved to Ky. 1794; died Nicholasville, Ky., Jan. 18, 1879; married Elizabeth Fishback, Feb. 17, 1825.

J. H. STEPHENS youngest s/o Dr. H. Stephens died Jan. 19, 1879, Dresden, Tenn.; last of brothers, Will, Jim, Henry, that all died in last 4 months.

ELIZABETH HOLMS, nee Biluco, born in Va., Jan. 15, 1802; married Dr. Timothy Holms 1831; died December 1878.

ABSALOM B. BELL died recently. "Fifty-six days more would have made him 88 years old"; his wife died 2 years ago "on the day which completed their 64th year of married life"; a plasterer; member of Primitive Baptist Church. Goodlettsville, Tenn.

SUSAN M. McMURRY born Maury Co., Tenn., May 14, 1835; married Charles W. McMurry Jan. 2, 1856 and moved to Madison Co., Tenn., where she died Dec. 18, 1878.

Rev. JESSE CHILDERS born Washington Co., Tenn., Sept. 25, 1812; died Nov. 14, 1878; ordained deacon Nov. 1840; ordained elder Oct. 1842 -"had a good English education with some knowledge of the Latin language."

MARY BRACKEN dau of John H. and Ella Wright born Sept. 3, 1875; died Jan. 13, 1879, croup.

WALTER F. KEITH s/o Rev. Walter T. and Carrie Keith, born June 12, 1878; died January 23, 1879. Oakland, Alabama.


March 1, 1879

ANN KING, nee Gurley, widow of Thomas M. King, born Maury Co., Tenn., about 1793, "family record lost in a fire"; aunt of Capt. Gurley of no. Alabama; died Brownsville, Tenn., Feb. 8, 1879.

M. JOSIE SULLIVAN dau of C. W. and S. M. McMurry, born Madison Co., Tenn., Oct. 10, 1856; married Dr. George H. Sullivan, Dec. 17, 1877; died Oct. 27, 1878.

Rev. WALTER COLLINS, a "full blood Creek," born Ala.; died Nov. 1877. "He was a very useful man among the Creeks." Creek Nation, Indian Territory.

MARY CLARK FULGHUM, nee Williamson, born Va., Sept. 20, 1792; moved to Williamson Co., Tenn.; married Theophilus Fulghum, 1810; active in old Ebenezer Campground, Nashville Circuit; had 12 children; died Davidson Co., Tenn., Nov. 17, 1878.

WILLIE NELSON dau of H. T. Balch, Edgefield, Tenn., died "Sunday" (as of Jan. 31, 1879).

FELIX A. ALLEN born Aug. 11, 1810; died Dec. 16, 1878; married Elizabeth Levi, Nov. 29, 1838. Ashland City, Tenn.

MILO S. S. KELLER s/o Stephen S. and Amelia B. Keller, born Hot Springs, Ark., April 3, 1854; died Sept. 12, 1871 leaving a widowed mother and 4 sisters.

MARY E. MATTHEWS wife of Rev. G. W. Matthews of Little Rock Conference, born Accomac Co., Va., June 17, 1828; married Jan. 12, 1847; moved to Ark. 1870; died January 26, 1879; surviving were husband and 2 sons.


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Tribute of Respect to Miss MOLLIE HAYES who died recently; by fellow Sabbath Schoolers, Fayetteville, Tenn., undated.

Rev. CHARLES GATES, Daviess Co., Ky., died Dec. 5, 1878 aged about 60 years.

Rev. SAMUEL CALHOON, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, died Jan. 22, 1879 aged 85 years; pastor of Pleasant Ridge Church, Daviess Co., Ky.

BELZONA and ADA TURNEY daus of Hon. Dobson and Frances Turney. BELZONA died Nov. 20, 1878. ADA died Jan. 1, 1879. Somerville, Ala.

Mrs. VIRIGINIA HEWELL GARNETT, native of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; died Nov. 30, 1878. "She and her babe sleep side by side. On her grave is an evergreen cross with the letters I. H. S."

JOSIE B. ARDERY born Bourbon Co., Ky., Jan. 14, 1859; married S. D. Ardery, April 4, 1876; died January 24, 1879.

WALTER KEITH infant s/o Rev. W. T. Keith, died Florence, Ala., Jan. 23, 1879.

E. P. BENTON born Robertson Co., Tenn., Dec. 13, 1819; died Edgefield, Tenn., Feb. 2, 1879.


March 8, 1879

RICHARD C. BROWDER born June 1830, Logan Co., Ky.; s/o William C. and Sarah Browder; a long panegyric for him by George R. Browder, dated Feb. 19, 1879 from Olmstead, Kentucky.

JANE C. HUGHLEY wife of Colonel John W. Hughley, died Wilson Co., Tenn., Jan. 17, 1879 in her 59th year of age; native of Davidson Co., Tenn. and grand-daughter of Rev. James Whittsitt, Baptist Church clergyman.

SARAH FEREBEE, nee Poyner, born Norfolk Co., Va., Jan. 28, 1800; married Thomas Ferebee, No. Carolina, June 30, 1816; lived in Davidson Co., Tenn. where he died August 4, 1846; she died Jan. 30, 1879; mother of 7 children, grandmother of 38, great-grandmother of 68, great-great-grandmother of 3; she had fallen and broken a hip last Dec., was living with dau Mrs. W. D. Hutton, Pegram's Station, Tenn.

Rev. T. I. RICHARDSON, Louisville Conf., born Sept. 10, 1845; ordained deacon Oct. 5, 1873; ordained elder Oct. 10, 1875; died Dec. 2, 1878, pneumonia; married Laura Brandon, August 22, 1878.

ISAAC BROWN born Franklin Co., Ga., Mar. 19, 1807; died Jan. 10, 1879, Jefferson Co., Ala.; married Eliza D. Snow, Feb. 28, 1833.

FELIX EDWIN LITTLE infant s/o Rev. M. K. and Drusilla Little, died Limestone C., Texas, Jan. 10, 1879 aged 2 years, 7 days.

HARRIET HOCKER, nee Redman, born Montgomery Co., Maryland, Mar. 17, 1785; died Jan. 24, 1879; to Muhlenburg Co., Ky., 1795; married Philip Hocker, Dec. 26, 1809; surviving were 7 sons, 3 daughters.

JULIET E. MARTIN born Bourbon Co., Ky., Nov. 1, 1811; died Dec. 23, 1878, Lexington, Ky. at residence of son-in-law, Hiram Shaw; married (1) W. C. Wood; (2) H. D. Martin; one child of first marriage; 3 children of second marriage; all survived her.

LUCY W. RIVES wife of William Rives born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Feb. 22, 1826; died Christian Co., Ky., Feb. 23, 1879; dau of James and Henrietta Clardy.


March 15, 1879

VIRGINIA CARDEN born Hart Co., Ky., April 5, 1805; died Dec. 27, 1878; married Reuben H. Carden.

ULYSSES TURNER born Cheuango Co., N. Y., Mar. 19, 1819; died Versailles, Ky., Jan. 19, 1879; graduate, Union College, Schnectady, June 1840; married Bettie dau of David Thornton, 1849; survived by widow and 8 children. "In person he was tall, erect and commanding… About twelve years ago an antagonist in a lawsuit…struck him on the head with a heavy weapon and felled him to the earth" after which his health failed.


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ALICE SOULE THOMPSON dau of R. S. and Belle P. Thompson, born Pine Bluff, Ark. Oct. 13, 1858; died there, Feb. 12, 1879; graduate, Ward's Seminary, Nashville, Tenn., June 1877 (valedictorian).

SARAH ANDERSON, nee Winbourn, wife of Colonel C. Anderson, born Jan. 31, 1809; died January 15, 1879, Lauderdale Co., Ala.; married twice, first to a cousin, Henry Winbourn who died leaving her with 3 children.

Dr. B. W. MACLIN died Feb. 3, 1879, Athens, Ala.; born Brunswick Co., Va., 1806; resident of Athens for 46 years. His sister, Mrs. Rebecca Hobbs, older than he, lived in his residence and survived him.

CHARLOTTE HINES died recent1y, Athens, Ala.

Dr. JOHNSON died recent1y, Athens, Ala.

SARAH J. GRAY, nee Harris, wife of W. A. Gray, died Sumner Co., Tenn., Feb. 9, 1879 aged 41 years, 6 months.

THOMAS ROBERTSON born Bath Co., Ky., May 26, 1807; died Flemingsburg, Ky., Feb. 11, 1879.

ANN RAMSEY born Hart Co., Ky., May 26, 1818; dau of Ninian M. and Acrcah Taylor; moved to Morgan Co., Ala. at age 11 years; married G. W. Ramsey, Jan. 15, 1835; died Shelby Co., Texas, Sept. 6, 1874; surviving were 4 sons, 4 daughters.

ALVIN CLINTON first-born of Harvey and Mary Stanford died Colbert Co., Ala., Jan. 20, 1879 aged 3 years.


March 22, 1879

WINIFRED ELLIOT JOHNSON born Dinwiddie Co., Va., July 17, 1797; died Washington Co., Illinois, Feb. 18, 1879; moved at age 26 years to Ky.; married thrice, mother of 2 children, l surviving and stepmother of 27 children.

CHARLOTTE ALLEN CROFT born Feb. 27, 1805, Cumberland Co., Ky.; married George C. Croft, 1826 (he died Oct. 17, 1842); she died Oct. 5, 1878.

M. A. LOVE dau of A. L. and H. S. Love, born June 30, 1856; died Crittenden Co., Ky., Feb. 3, 1879.

CYNTHIA A. STANFORD born Chester Dist., So. Carolina, 1816; died Tishomingo Co., Miss., Jan. 5, 1879.

"Sister" CAMERON, wife of W. E. Cameron, born Butts Co., Ga., Nov. 22, 1824; died Jackson Co., Ala., Feb. 28, 1879.

WILLIAM WARREN PAYNE only s/o Capt. E. D. and Maria Payne, born Davidson Co., Tenn., Aug. 14, 1854; died Nashville, Feb. 28, 1879. "He was descended from the Marshalls and Paynes of Kentucky and inherited much of their talent and spirit."

SALLIE E. BROWN born Loudoun Co., Va., 1852; married Dr. C. W. Brown of King William Co., Va.; died La Fayette Parish, La., Dec. 27, 1878.

WILLIAM A. GRIMES born May 2, 1841; married H. C. Estes, Aug. 20, 1868; died Dec. 2, 1878.

SARAH PIERCE dau of Henry and Elizabeth Allen, born Fairfax Co., Va., Jan. 8, 1799; moved to Christian Co., Ky. 1816; died Dec. 29, 1878.

ROBERT H. MOODY died Georgetown, Ky., Feb. 17, 1879 in the 42nd year of his age.

MARY E. WHITE dau of John M. and Elizabeth White, born Jan. 4, 1864; died Feb. 12, 1879.

ELIZABETH THOMPSON wife of Wilson Neal Thompson, dau of William and Pernina Mays, born Davidson Co., Tenn., Dec. 22, 1821; married Aug. 15, 1838; mother of 11 children, 9 surviving her. Died Nov. 20, 1878.


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Tribute of Respect to Rev. JESSE CHILDERS who died recently; by 1st Quarterly Conference, Giles Co., Tenn., Tennessee Conference, dated March 1, 1879.

MINERVA BELLZORA STAMMERS dau of Isham and Ann E. Stammers, Marshall Co., Tenn. born Aug. 7, 1867; died Oct. 27, 1878.

ELIZA KEENE, Georgetown, Ky., died Dec. 11, 1878 in her 72nd year of age.

AMELIA ALICE CRENSHAW dau of D. and Sue Crenshaw, born Sumner Co., Tenn., May 22, 1877; died November 4, 1878.


March 29, 1879

Rev. S. C. DAILEY born June 2, 1800; married Milly T. Oliver, Feb. 14, 1822; died Feb. 14, 1879.

EMELINE S. PICKETT dau of George and Charlotte Rodgers, born Adair Co., Ky., April 4, 1829; died Nov. 16, 1878.

ELIZABETH BROCK wife of Simpson W. Brock, born Dec. 7, 1829; died Feb. 11, 1879; dau of M. Oliver who died when his daughter was six years old.

RICHARD R. STEARMAN born Green Co., Ky., Aug. 1, 1814; died in same county, Feb. 6, 1879; married Susan S. Lawson, Jan. 16, 1840; father of 8 children, 6 surviving him.

Dr. SAMUEL G. MOXLEY born Franklin Co., Ky., Nov. 28, 1818; died Feb. 4, 1879. Smith1and, Ky.

SARAH BANKS FRANKLIN dau of Jabez B. and Jane Harvey Banks, wife of Dr. C. H. Franklin, Union Springs, Ark., died Mar. 2, 1879.

JULIA PIGG wife of Joshua M. Pigg, born Madison Co., Ky., Mar. 5, 1839; married April 5, 1859; died February 23, 1879.

THOMAS L. McCORD born May 13, 1851; married Ada Patterson, July 15, 1878; died January 19, 1879.


Apri1 5, 1879

Rev. JOHN GANAWAY born Dec. 20, 1811; died Nov. 5, 1878. Licensed to preach, Methodist Church, May 1841.

C. C. HINTON born Davidson Co., Tenn., April 15, 1800; died Jan. 31, 1879.

MELVINA CONGLETON died Mt. Sterling, Ky., Dec. 26, 1878 aged 66 years.

Rev. WALTER SHEARER died Dec. 17, 1878, Louisa, Ky.

SARAH ELIZABETH ALEXANDER dau of J. A. and J. F. Cook, born July 10, 1846; married Jerome K. Alexander, Sept. 3, 1865; died March 8, 1879.

RUTH SPILLMAN born in east Tenn., 1814; died Giles Co., Tenn., Nov. 7, 1878.

JAMES VESELS born Ga., April 21, 1812; died Talladega Co., Ala., Oct. 19, 1878.

JAMES WESLEY FISHER s/o John and Sarah Fisher, born Feb. 1, 1838; married Mary E. Dryden, Dec. 31, 1868; died Dec. l3, 1878; Confederate veteran wounded near Franklin, Tenn.

RACHEL POGUE RUTLAGE, born Rutherford Co., Tenn., Sept. 30, 1842; married Alf Rutlage, Dec. 22, 1859; died February 24, 1879.

MARY L. COLEMAN born Sept. 23, 1834; married James A. Coleman, Jan. 8, 1850 (and he died July 28, 1863); married Robert B. Coleman, Nov. 14, 1865; she died Feb. 13, 187?

WILLIAM E. COOKE died Delaware, Ky., Feb. 24, 1879 aged 35 years; surviving were widow and 2 children.

JOHN BENJAMIN COTHRUM s/o Daniel and Modena Cothrum, born Feb. 25, 1870; killed accidentally in a cotton press, Jan. 10, 1879.

MARY E. GERR born Harrodsburg, Ky., 1815; died Feb. 18, 1829; dau of Richard and Sarah Fairman, granddaughter of Nicholas Wood, a Methodist preacher; mother of William Tadlock who drowned in Nashville.


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MARY MADDOX, nee Jared, born Sept. 23, 1859; died Feb. 20, 1879; married Bradley Maddox, May 2, 1878.

JOHN CALVIN HODGE s/o William and Mary A. Hodge, born July 3, 1860; died Mar. 13, 1879.

HARRISON W. WAGGENER born Union Co., Ky., Jan. 2, 1817; died Morganfield, Ky., Dec. 3, 1878. Master Mason.

MARTHA CLEMER MABRY YOUNG born Green Co., Ga., Feb. 3, 1821; married R. R. Young, 1837; died near Milford, Texas, Feb. 18, 1879.

EMORY KEN WILLIAMS infant s/o E. T. Williams, White Plains, Ala., died Feb. 8, 1879.

MARIANNA GUFFEY COHRON infant s/o M. M. Cohron, died Sept. 14, 1878 aged 2 years, 6 days.


April 12, 1879

MARIA LOUISA PAINE, nee Oliver, born April 21, 1825; married Dr. S. L. Paine, Oct. 14, 1847; died Corinth, Miss., Feb. 15, 1879.

SARAH J. ROSSON wife of Simpson Rosson, born April 7, 1828; died Robertson Co., Tenn., Dec. 6, 1878.

ELIZABETH WHEELER, nee Temple, wife of John C. Wheeler, born Saratoga Co., N. Y., Feb. 22, 1792; died Warren Co., Tenn., Feb. 26, 1879.

JAMES PORTER STONER born Nelson Co., Ky., Aug. 1816; died Mar. 10, 1879.

EMILY F. WALKER wife of William H. Walker, dau of Thomas and Susan Bennett, born Allen Co., Ky., April 19, 1826; died November 10, 1878.

STERLING R. BOYKIN born Jasper Co., Ga.; died Russell Co., Ala.; no dates given, but remark that he was a child.

MARGARET SHELLY born Stewart Co., Tenn., July 2, 1804; died Hardin Co., Tenn., Feb. 15, 1879.

LAVINIA NEWELL dau of John Bosley and granddaughter of General James Robertson, died near Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 27, 1879 in her 69th year of age.

NANCY M. HILL wife of W. G. Hill died near Brentwood, Tenn., Mar. 28, 1879 in her 59th year of age.

CHARLES H. DAWN s/o Edward F. and Mary E. Dawn, born Bradley Co., Tenn., May 21, 1854; married Elvirah Tinsley, Dalton, Ga., Dec. 23, 1875; died Red Clay, Ga., Feb. 23, 1879 in a railroad accident.

ROXANAH TIDWELL wife of D. M. Tidwell, Lawrence Co., Ala., dau of Calvin and Amanda McCrackin, died Feb. 19, 1879 aged 44 years.

REBECCA WATTS widow of John Watts, born Jan. 6, 1794; died Hardin Co., Ky., Mar. 5, 1879.


April 19, 1879

FRANCES MELVINA GLENN born Oct. 14, 1849; died June 26, 1879; brother-in-law, Jerry Smith, mentioned.

JOHN EDWARD ROE born about 1813; died Cumberland Co., Ky., Sept. 20, 1878; surviving were widow and 6 children.

DIANA F. WATKINS born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Feb. 5, 1826; married H. B. Watkins, August 1868; died Trigg Co., Ky., Dec. 1878 in residence of brother, Hampton Wade.

CLINTON BAIRD born No. Carolina, April 28, 1801; died Dec. 28, 1878; N. T. Baird, surviving.

M. ELLA GREEN dau of W. K. and Martha J. Green, died Mar. 22, 1879 aged 20 years.

MARGARET J. EATHERLY born Feb. 18, 1824; died Mar. 25, 1879. Lebanon, Tenn.

GEORGE B. ELLIOTT born Stewart Co., Tenn., Feb. 16, 1849; died yellow fever, Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 12, 1878; Confederate veteran.


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MILDRED R. GILL born Franklin Co., No. Carolina, 1807; married Thomas Blacknall and moved to Tenn., 1827; died by March 28, 1878.

TOBIAS RUDOLPH youngest s/o Rev. George M. and Sarah S. Williams, born McNairy Co., Tenn., May 30, 1852; died Aug. 12, 1878; married Nancy E. Bennett, Dec. 18, 1877 who survived with one child.

MARTHA BLUNT born No. Carolina, Sept. 17, 1798; married James Jones in her 16th year and moved to Tenn.; she died Dec. 4, 1878; she was a Methodist, her husband was a Primitive Baptist.

ARAMINDA COTTON born Henderson Co., Ky., Feb. 28, 1814; married Feb. 1835; died Feb. 6, 1879. Corydon, Ky.

MARGARET A. McKINNON died Houston Co., Tenn., Dec. 12, 1878 in her 47th year.

GEORGE T. SADLER infant s/o W. G. and Sarah J. Sadler, born Aug. 9, 1878; died Dec. 19, 1878.

B. P. SUMMERS born Houston Co., Tenn., Jan. 20, 1821; died there, Oct. 10, 1878.

ROBERT L. COOPER s/o Thomas and Lucretia Cooper, Bedford Co., Tenn., born Nov. 11, 1849; died Baker Co., Fla., Dec. 21, 1878.

Tribute of Respect to EVA WHITTHORNE who died recently; by Camden Methodist Sunday school, undated.


Apri1 26, 1879

Rev. WILLIAM H. HAGAN died Selma, Ark., Jan. 17, 1879 aged 31 years; served in the Little Rock Conference, Methodist Church.

WILLIAM MAHOLLAND born Wake Co., No. Carolina, July 12, 1791; died Wilson Co., Tenn., January 12, 1879.

JOSEPH BARBER born Sept. 13, 1813; died Jan. 27, 1879.

HARRIET E. BELL dau of Joseph and Martha M. Barbour, married E. P. Bell, Dec. 11, 1856; died January 31, 1879.

JAMES F. CRAWFORD born Christian Co., Ky., Jan. 28, 1858; died Jan. 23, 1879; "a dutiful son."

SUSAN BENNETT wife of Thomas Bennett, born Allen Co., Ky., 1801; died Jan. 1, 1879 in same county.

Mrs. ISABEL KENNEDY born 1834; died Feb. 20, 1879.

Colonel A. D. SMALLEY born Allegany Co., N. Y., Mar. 14, 1813; died Newport, Ky., Mar. 2, 1879; married Agnes Caldwell.

SUSAN KIRK born Mason Co., Ky., Mar. 3, 1810; died in same place, Feb. 11, 1879; descended from John Winter, early Mason County settler.

LIZZIE WILLIAMS dau of Joseph D. and Mary H. Williams died Glade Springs, Va., Feb. 9, 1879.

W. R. KEITH born DeKalb Co., Ala., 1846; married Mary Davenport, 1872; died Feb. 6, 1879; fell dead in woods near his residence. Tribute to him by Quarterly Conference, Valley Head Circuit, No. Ala. Conf., undated.

SUSAN E. wife of James M. Griffin, dau of M. H. and P. T. Brelsford, born Trigg Co. Ky., Mar. 13, 1843; married Jan. 8, 1863; died Feb. 19, 1879.

SAMUEL FRIDAY born Oct. 8, 1802; died Feb. 13, 1879.

GEORGE WALTON PITTMAN s/o Rev. J. W. and Ella Pittman, grandson of Rev. George Bradford, born Sumner C. o., Miss., June 28, 1869; died Oct. 4, 1878.

SALLIE E. KNOTT wife of J. T. Knott, dau of R. B. and Elizabeth M. Roberts, died April 7, 1879.


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May 3, 1879

MARY ANN DAVIS, nee Mobley, born Todd Co., Ky., Sept. 3, 1815; married George W. Pirtle, Jan. 14, 1836 (who died May 27, 1850); married John Davis, Oct. 1, 1851 (and had one son who died at age 6 years); died Rusk Co, Texas, Feb. 23, 1879, leaving children and grandchildren.

THOMAS EBLEN born Roane Co., Tenn., Feb. 20, 1820; died Henderson Co., Ky., Mar. 8, 1879.

TEMPLE TURNLEY born Spottsylvania Co., Va., Nov. 22, 1795; s/o John and Elizabeth Turnley; died Lauderdale Co., Ala., Mar. 5, 1879; moved to Ala.; married Macca B. Harris, 1819 and had three sons (she died in 1847); married Mrs. Elizabeth Britt, 1850 (she died in 1861), leaving him 3 daughters; married Elizabeth Hammond 1863.

RICHARD F. CAMPBELL born so. Ala., April 21, 1836; died Feb. 26, 1879.

MARIA CAROLINE SCARBOROUGH died Stewart Co., Tenn., Mar. 25, 1879 in her 63rd year of life.

CALVIN M. CONLEY died April 12, 1879, Talladega Co., Ala.

MALINDA G. ROE dau of William and Ruthy Ann Willman, born Sept. 16, 1850; married C. O. Roe, Dec. 24, 1868; died near Oxford, Ala., March 28, 1879.

SARAH A. MYRES dau of Jonathan and Cynthia Biles; married P. M. Myres; born Feb. 18, 1831; died Feb. 22, 1879. Viola, Tenn.

MARY BROWN born Dec. 10, 1806; died Feb. 12, 1879.

ELLER D. WINTER died March 15, 1879.

CORNELIA F. GRIGGS died March 15, 1879.

JOSEPHINE "Josie" McBROOM died Scottsboro, Ala., April 4, 1879 aged 15 years; dau of E. C. and M. J. L. McBroom.

ALDA BARR infant dau of James and Jennie Barr, born Aug. 6, 1878; died Mar. 27, 1879. Florence, Ala.

MARY SCOTT born Jan. 27, 1797; married James B. Scott, 1815; died Mar. 16, 1879.

Note: Rev. J. B. McFerrin of the ADVOCATE staff had visited in Maury Co., Tenn. in April 1879 and while there met an elderly black man, George Smith, supposedly 100 years old, a former slave of J. S. Webb, living on the farm of Dr. W. S. Webb.


May 10, 1879

JACOB M. OWEN died Shelbyville, Ky., Mar. 28, 1879; a long panegyric written by F. W. Noland and dated April 2, 1879.

JAMES DILLARD BYARS born Louisa Co., Va., Dec. 6, 1795; died near Simpsonville, Ky., March 1, 1879; married Nancy Bayne, 1822 and she died in 1854 and in 1855 he married Carolina Hardin.

HARRIET TOWNSEND wife of Allen Townsend, born Stewart Co., Tenn., 1832; died Mar. 26, 1879.

ROME I. HINSON s/o Rev. James G. and Susan S. Hinson, born Dickson Co., Tenn., Dec. 7, 1862; died Mar. 19, 1879.

ERNEST NORTHERN WOODS youngest s/o R. H. and S. F. Woods, died "Saturday", aged 11 months.

ISRAEL RUSSELL s/o Samuel and J. C. Russell died Smith Co., Tenn., Mar. 14, 1879 in the 30th year of his age.

DAVID E. PULLEY died Pulaski, Tenn., Mar. 11, 1879 aged 32 years.

ASA H. PARKER born Aug. 13, 1799; died Coffee Co., Ala., April 6, 1879.

S. V. CALDWELL oldest dau of W. W. Knox, McKenzie, Tenn., died Feb. 26, 1879 aged 39 years.

NANNIE A. WARREN dau of S. H. and Mary E. Spencer, born Warren Co., Ky., July 14, 1857; married P. H. Warren, Dec. 16, 1877; died March 1, 1879.


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Rev. GEORGE M. WILLIAMS s/o George B. and Nancy A. Williams; born Alexandria, Va., July 30, 1807; died Alcorn Co., Miss., Mar. 15, 1879; moved to Rockingham, No. Carolina 1826; married Sarah S. Adcock, Jan. 13, 1831; moved to DeSoto Co., Miss. 1838 and in 1840 to Shelby Co., Tenn.; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, 1835; ordained deacon 1841; ordained elder 1846; moved in 1849 to McNairy Co., Tenn., thence to Alcorn Co., Miss.

GRACE COOPER died Huntsville, Ala., Mar. 17, 1879 aged 92 years; born St. Paul's Parish, So. Carolina; married Urban Cooper 1811 (a widow for 62 years).

SARAH A. M. E. WOODS wife of W. Woods, formerly of Lee Co., Va.; died Clark Co., Ky. Mar. 13, 1879 in her 53rd year of age.

Dr. WARREN DU PRE, president of Martha Washington College, Abingdon, Va., died Apri1 25, 1879.


May 17, 1879

Dr. ALVA DOUGLAS CAGE born Bedford Co., Tenn., Dec. 23, 1806; died Cheatham Co., Tenn., April 14, 1879; s/o Edward and Elizabeth Cage; married Rebecca W. dau of James and Rebecca Moody, Feb. 23, 1832.

JOHN W. USSERY born Lunenburg Co., Va., Sept. 28, 1798; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., Apri1 25, 1879.

THOMAS F. McCANLESS born Orange Co., No. Carolina, Dec. 13, 1794; married Mary Samue1, Dec. 24, 1815 and moved to Giles Co., Tenn.; died Feb. 7, 1879.

JULIA M. LINEBAUGH dau of G. R. and R. R. Linebaugh born Nov. 21, 1873; died Feb. 9, 1879.

ELIZA A. C. BASS born Sept. 9, 1802, Brunswick Co., Va.; married James Bass, 1819; died Feb. 5, 1879.

MARY BARTON born Grayson Co., Ky., Aug. 27, 1799; died Litchfield, Ky., Mar. 7, 1879; dau of Rev. William Anderson.

JOHN D. HARGROVE oldest citizen of Montgomery Co., Tenn., died April 17, 1879 "something over" 90 years of age; native of Halifax Co., No. Carolina.

NANCY MAYBERRY wife of P. S. Mayberry, born 1808; died Tenn., Feb. 24, 1879; surviving were husband and 2 sons.

EMMA COOKE died April 15, 1879; surviving were husband and 3 children.

JOHN HAAS born Smith Co., Tenn.; died Lee Co., Miss., Jan. 18, 1879 aged 67 years, 11 months and 18 days; s/o Philip and Elizabeth Haas, Smith Co., Tenn.

CARRIE S. GRIER born Forsythe Co., No. Carolina, May 14, 1832; married John E. Grier, June 13, 1863; died Mar. 20, 1879.

EVAN P. MADDOX born Dec. 15, 1815, Gwinnett Co., Ga.; married E. C. Clifton, Nov. 10, 1840; died Pope Co., Ark., April 15, 1879.


May 24, 1879

Rev. JESSE F. ELLIS born Blount Co., Ala., Mar. 7, 1844; died Fayette Co., Ala., Mar. 16, 1879; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, 1868; served in No. Ala. Conf.

C. P. OWEN born Pendleton Dist., So. Carolina, Mar. 19, 1808; died Walker Co., Ala., April 6, 1879; married Mary C. Cooper, Nov. 24, 1832.

SUSAN A. CAUDLE born Amelia Co., Va., Oct. 1, 1800; married Benjamin Caudle, Dec. 19, 1817; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., Mar. 11, 1879.

JAMES CALVIN DUVALL born Surry Co., No. Carolina, May 7, 1815; of Huguenot descent; married and raised 7 children; died Sardis, Miss., Feb. 13, 1879.

A. E. O'NEIL wife of H. W. O'Neil, dau of late George Harding, born May 5, 1846; married Dec. 22, 1863; died April 1, 1879.

CARRIE R. EDMUNDSON dau of Joseph S. and Susan Edmundson, Giles Co., Tenn., born July 6, 1850; died April 5, 1879.


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ARCADIA LANGLEY born So. Carolina, April 30, 1808; married Levy Langley at age 15 years; he died Feb. 5, 1869; she died Mar. 24, 1879, Williamson Co., Tenn.

SARAH RICHARDSON born New Kent Co., Va., Oct. 11, 1796; married William Walker, July 6, 1815; moved to Ky. the same year as marriage and in 1845 bought 2400 acres there and gave two acres for a Methodist church known as Walker's Chapel. Died April 2, 1879.

DEBORAH ERVIN HODGES wife of John W. Hodges, born Taylor Co., Ky., Jan. 1, 1853; died April 15, 1879; dau of James B. and Sally Beames.

EVELINE P. MAY born Jan. 28, 1819; died April 12, 1879. Lebanon, Tenn.

DAVID DAVIS born Dec. 8, 1800; death date not given but at death he was cited as aged 78 years, 3 months and 4 days old; married Henrietta Faucett in 1824; 8 children, 2 survived him.

SUSAN REBECCA H. KING born Feb. 15, 1860; died Mar. 3, 1879; married John Belcher, Nov. 10, 1875.

Tribute of Respect to S. H. BARNES who died in Tyler Co., Texas, Feb. 20, 1879; by Mt. Hope Masonic Lodge 121 dated February 22, 1879.

MORTIMER HAMILTON, Davidson Co., Tenn., died May 12, 1879.

Mrs. Governor FLOYD, Abingdon, Va., died last week aged 77 years; her grandmother, Elizabeth Henry Campbell was a sister of the patriot, Patrick Henry.


May 31, 1879

LUCRETIA BROWN, nee Read, born Hardin Co., Ky., Nov. 20, 1798; died April 19, 1879; married John Brown.

RACHEL WATERS born Gamorganshire, So. Wales, Oct. 31, 1838; dau of John and Sarah Marchant who came to the U. S. when she was 12 years old and settled in Polk Co., Tenn.; married S. T. Waters, Oct. 7, 1855. She died April 23, 1879.

MARY STOWERS, Jefferson Co., Ky., died Feb. 28, 1879 aged about 82 years.

MARY E. APPLETON wife of J. W. Appleton, dau of Dr. G. W. Miles, Jefferson Co., Ky., died April 11, 1879 aged 23 years, 8 months; surviving were husband and 3 children, the youngest of whom was 3 weeks old.

LEROY MIMES GATES born July 19, 1864; died Nov. 11, 1878; grandson of W. M. Pitts.

KATE NEWMAN infant dau of Rev. J. N. Newman, born April 14, 1878; died Nov. 11, 1878.

MARIA TATE died April 11, 1879 in Jerusalem, Davie Co., No. Carolina in her 36th year of age.

SUSAN A. WILLINGHAM born Columbia Co., Ga.; married J. W. Willingham, June 19, 1873; died Athens, Ala., May 3, 1879.

MARY BENNETT wife of Rev. Robert Bennett, Louisville Conf., born April 6, 1850 died April 19, 1879; married (1) Albert Johnson 1869; (2) Robert Bennett, Jan. 4, 1877.

THOMAS B. TAYLOR died near Leeville, April 14, 1879 aged about 60 years.

B. W. G. WINFORD born Sept. 23, 1814; died suddenly April 19, 1879; married Harriet Harris, Nov. 10, 1841.

MARIA BROWN born Aug. 19, 1809; died Mar. 5, 1879. Marshall Co., Tenn.

A. D. WILKINS born Spartanburgh Dist., So. Carolina, Aug. 24, 1812; moved to Ala. 1847; married Elizabeth Draper, Dec. 26, 1836; died Calhoun Co., Ala. in his 67th year of age.

THOMAS PHILLIPS oldest s/o John and Tabitha Phillips died Mar. 11, 1879; born June 1, 1864.

WILLIE AUTHOR FISHER s/o J. W. and Julia A. Fisher, died Mar. 12, 1879 aged 12 days. Dinwiddie Co., Va.


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DIADEMA HUDSON born Pendleton Dist., So. Carolina, Aug. 1814 (?); married Nicholas Hudson 1831; mother of 8 chi1dren, 5 surviving her; died May 5, 1879.


June 7, 1879

Rev. R. L. MITCHELL born Jan. 8, 1804; died Feb. 9, 1879. Tenn. Conference.

SALLIE A. GOLD, nee Davie, dau of William and Mary B. Davie, born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Feb. 22, 1840; married Daniel Gold, Nov. 10, 1857; died May 7, 1879.

JANE HARDWICK "mother in Israel", born Aug. 1, 1802; died Dalton, Ga., Mar. 28, 1879; her father, Colonel Montgomery; a widow for 27 years.

ALBERT S. HARRIS born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Oct. 14, 1839; died April 12, 1879.

MEDIO HALL born Bedford Co., Tenn., Sept. 28, 1818; died Dec. 21, 1879 (female).

JANETTIE M. LOVELL dau of John C. and Morah M. Gibbs, born Greenville, Ky., May 26, 1845; married W. M. Lovell, Sept. 16, 1861; died Feb. 21, 1879; surviving were husband and 6 children.

ELEANOR CAGE born Bedford Co., Tenn., Nov. 9, 1814; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., May 12, 1879; dau of Edward and Elizabeth Cage.

FANNIE PAGE wife of Thomas W. Page, s/o John Page "the pioneer of Methodism in middle Tennessee"; she was dau of Charles Ledbetter; died April 27, 1879, Obion Co., Tenn. to which she had moved in 1851.

LINA E. JONES dau of W. B. and C. E. Russell born Sept. 15, 1856; married John S. Jones, May 30, 1878; died March 31, 1879.

Miss MARGARET GRIMMER born Jan. 3, 1795; died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 15, 1879.


June 14, 1879

SAMUEL W. OWENS s/o Samuel A. and Frances Owens, born Mar. 17, 1859; died May 7, 1879.

JANE SHANKLIN dau of Edward and Margaret Shanklin, died April 14, 1879. Elkton, Ky.

LEONORA REAGIN dau of Joseph and Mary Ann Parks, born in England, May 29, 1841; came to U. S. and settled in Giles Co., Tenn. 1855; died May 8, 1879; married D. Reagin, Jan. 10, 1861. Her brothers, William Joseph and Lenard Parks.

Mrs. MATILDA M. ROWLAND born Henry Co., Va., 1800; died Monroe Co., Miss., May 10, 1879.

MARY F. CROSS wife of W. H. Cross, dau of R. and L. Olin, died near Pine Level, Ark., Mar. 28, 1879 in the 31st year of her age.

W. C. ERWIN wife of William L. Erwin, born Washington Co., Tenn., Jan. 15, 1837; died White Co., Tenn., April 20, 1879; joined Methodist Church 1866. Sparta, Tenn.

OCTAVIA ANN HARRIS dau of John A. and Ann B. Taylor, born Haywood Co., Tenn., June l6, 1846; married Dr. Howel D. Harris, Jackson, May 17, 1868; died Haywood Co., Tenn., April 3, 1879; surviving were husband and 4 children.

GEORGIA E. L. HIPP born Nov. 29, 1856; died Mar. 8, 1879; dau of John B. and Elizabeth Hipp.

SALLIE VIRGINIA McREYNOLDS born Logan Co., Ky., May 23, 1851; died April 23, 1879; married Thomas A. Gilman, Sept. 26, 1867; married John T. Hutchison, Oct. 19, 1876; surviving were husband and orphan boy, Edgar Gilman and a baby, Beulah Hutchison.

MARY MAY died April 4, 1879 aged 78 years.

ELLEN D. GANNAWAY died April 13, 1879 aged 9 years, 6 months and 13 days; dau of James T. and Kate Gannaway. Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Tribute of Respect to GEORGE W. BELL who died recently; by Quarterly Conf., Cedar Bluff Circuit, No. Ala. Conf., undated.


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STERLING ABERNATHY born Giles Co., Tenn., Nov. 20, 1811; died April 2, 1879; married Ann Owens and had 9 children.

SALLIE LOU BLACKSTACK dau of Henry J. and Fannie B. Blackstack, born Russell Co., Ala., Aug. 8, 1875; died May 19, 1879.

FRANK GUY FARMER youngest child of Josiah and Nancy M. Farmer, born Nov. 30, 1875; died May 1, 1879.

MARY P. RELTON dau of J. J. Comer died May 19, 1879. Waynesboro, Tennessee.


June 21, 1879

MORTIMER HAMILTON born Russellville, Ky., Feb. 25, 1817; moved to Nashville, Tenn. 1829; one of the original members of McKendree Methodist Church; died May 12, 1879.

Tribute of Respect to DARTHULA LENNARD POPE wife of Thomas Pope, Colbert Co., Ala. who died April 18, 1879; by Women's Missionary Society, undated.

FANNIE L. COON dau of Hamilton and Susan Dudley, born Elkton, Ky., Jan. 30, 1848; married T. Clay Coon, Jan. 23, 1867; died Princeton, Ky., May 7, 1879.

DAVID WHITTEN, JR. born Wayne Co., Tenn., Mar. 8, 1861; died there May 21, 1879.

Mrs. MARY ANN BLACKBURN, nee Meacham, born Va., Feb. 26, 1805; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Apri1 25, 1879.

Major H. A. JONES born Abbeville Dist., So. Carolina, Sept. 9, 1816; married Miss Verdies and later to Nellie Hutchison; moved to Washington, Ark. 1861; to Mineral Springs in 1875 where he died Feb. 9, 1879.

ROBERT P. MARTIN s/o Archibald and Phebe Martin, born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Aug. 12, 1839; died Princeton, Ky., May 21, 1879; moved to Logan Co., Ky. at age 18 years; married Eliza A. Martin and had one child.

ELIZABETH MARGARET BROOKS wife of Rev. Jason P. Brooks, Pinewood Circuit, Tenn. Conf., born Stewart Co., Tenn., Dec. 26, 1839; married Feb. 2, 1857; died Hickman Co., Tenn., March 27, 1879.

WILBER L. WHITE s/o J. M. White, Elizabethtown, No. Carolina, born July 21, 1860; died April 26, 1879.

JAMES M. MARKS born Giles Co., Tenn., May 25, 1819; died May 21, 1879.

PRYOR CRITTENDEN BELL born Greenville, Ky., Jan. 24, 1859; died Mar. 5, 1879.

CORNELIUS D. infant s/o Colonel C. D. and Fannie Forsythe; died in Ga., May 23, 1879 aged 13 months.


June 28, 1879

JOSEPHUS BARNETT died near Franklin, Tenn., April 29, 1879 aged 67 years, 11 months and 8 days.

MARY E. RIPPY born Sept. 3, 1843; died Mar. 18, 1879.

MARY C. TAYLOR dau of Rev. Thomas D. and Ann B. Harwell, born Giles Co., Tenn., May 28, 1838; died Dyer Co., Tenn., May 15, 1879, tetanus.

Rev. THOMAS H. WOODWARD, SR. born Lincoln Co., Tenn., Aug. 22, 1826; s/o William and Mary Woodward; died Fannin Co., Texas, Sept. 12, 1878; married Caledonia Broyles 1850.

JOHN A. TAYLOR s/o Thomas and Caroline Taylor, born Simpson Co., Ky., Oct. 27, 1827; died April 6, 1879.

MARY T. TOBEY wife of Stephen H. Tobey; dau of Napoleon and Martha J. Ford, born Bossier Parish, La.; married Oct. 4, 1868; died May 12, 1879. S. H. Tobey died September 21, 1873.

MARY HEWITT MOREHEAD COWARDIN born Fauquier Co., Va., Mar. 15, 1807; dau of Turner and Polly Hewitt Hooc; married Colin M. Cowardin, Feb. 7, 1827; died May 26, 1879.


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EDWARD B. YOUNG died Eufaula, Ala., May 22, 1879 aged 77 years; native of New York; married Ann Fendall Beall, June 11, 1832; moved to Eufaula 1837; his wife died June 5, 1876.

DILLIE A. CROW dau of Nancy Dearman, wife of J. Crow, died Chalhoun Co., Ala., Dec. 29, 1878.

MARY J. COX wife of William S. Cox, died Tibbee Station, Miss., Aug. 7, 1878 in her 38th year of age.

SUSAN B. PRICE dau of Samuel D. D. and J. Price, born Aug. 27, 1856; married T. M. Marrs, Nov. 5, 1874; died May 21, 1879.

MELISSA HUMBLE dau of Joseph and Nancy J. McDowell, born May 4, 1859; married Louis J. Humble, Nov. 26, 1874; died January 22, 1879.

Tribute of Respect to J. COPPEDGE who died Brownsville, Tenn., May 8, 1879; Circuit Court Clerk since 1876; Trustee, 1874-1876; sometime member of the /Haywood County/ County Court. Buried in Danceyville, Tenn; surviving were widow and 5 children.

"In Memoriam" -ROBERT REAGAN who died recently; written by Sue E. Turner.

SARAH C. A. GASTON dau of T. C. and B. J. Gaston, Tenn. Conf., born June 10, 1850; /death date not given/.

Colonel Russell J. Kelley born Sept. 3, 1804; s/o Rev. George and Sarah Kelley; married Jane H. Drinck, Dec. 22, 1825; married Elizabeth Thompson, Feb. 1, 1850; married Kizzie Ackland 1865. Maysville, Ala.

Rev. W. F. COMPTON born Decatur, Ala., April 8, 1836; moved to Freestone Co., Texas 185l; died May 7, 1879; surviving were widow and 4 children.

E. D. WOOD born Green Co., Ky., Oct. 4, 1814; dau of Thomas Lasley; married A. I. Wood 1832; died Oct. 14, 1879 /1878?/

ELIJAH AVERETT born Jan. 1, 1830; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., May 30, 1879.

Rev. ROBERT H. BONNER born Ga., Jan. 27, 1807; wife, Mata B. Bonner, born same state, April 25, 1810; they married Jan. 22, 1829; moved to Miss. 1833; moved in 1873 to Lamar Co., Texas where she died Feb. 19, 1879 and he died April 30, 1879.

ANN MICHEL RICHBURG born Sumter Dist., So. Carolina, 1803; married Dr. John S. RICHBURG, Nov. 1819; moved to Pike Co., Ala. 1835; died April 14, 1879.

Rev. HENRY H. HULLETT s/o Littleton and Sarah Hullett, born Smith Co., Tenn., Oct. 25, 1855; died Gallatin, Tenn., Oct. 15, 1878.

IDA PREWITT BAILEY born Maury Co., Tenn., Oct. 11, 1850; died Nov. 22, 1878.

MARY V. FRANCIS dau of William and Susan Faris born July 4, 1859; married Thomas Francis, Feb. 6, 1878; died June 14, 1879.

LAURA J. PORTER dau of George W. and Mary E. Porter, born Christian Co., Ky., May 12, 1858; moved to Grayson Co., Texas 1873; to Cook Co., Texas 1877; died May 30, 1879.


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