GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS FROM REPORTED DEATHS,
THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, 1897-1899

By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2002

JANUARY-JUNE 1899

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January 5, 1899

BURTA CHILDRESS RANKIN born Sweetwater, Tenn., Sept. 23, 1873; died Oct. 2, 1898; of a Presbyterian heritage; married David R. Rankin.

ABSALOM H. MARTIN born Robertson Co., Tenn., Aug. 10, 1805; died Dec. 26, 1898; lived at Mt. Zion in that county; married (1) Nancy Jane Estill, Apr. 19, 1839; 3 children; (2) Mary Ann Alexander, Dec. 26, 1849; 5 children. A son of Rev. Patrick and Mary Hicks Martin.

JOHN JAMES WEATHERLEY son of Martin and Martha Weatherley; born Talladega Co., Ala., Feb. 11, 1833; married Mrs. Margaret Howell, Jan. 6, 1861; 2 children; (2) Sallie English, April 13, 1880; 1 son; no death date given.

ROBERT SIMMONS, esquire; born Bullitt Co., Ky., Oct. 29, 1822; died near Covington, Ky., Dec. 1, 1898; married Addie C. Scofield, Oct. 21, 1858; 6 children; served in Kentucky legislature.

 

January 12, 1899

Rev. JOHN R. MARTIN born Pratt Co., Mo., June 1, 1842; died Dec. 11, 1898; youngest of 7 children; married Nancy E., daughter of Henry and Polly Pearson, Mar. 6, 1872; 2 sons, 5 daughters; ordained deacon, Methodist Church, 1887; served in Confederate army; buried in Pearson graveyard, 3 miles south of Gadsden.

Rev. HENRY CLAY LOCK born Williamson Co., Tenn., May 8, 1814; died Oct. 15, 1898; local Methodist preacher; married P. A. Bucey (died Sept. 1890), Jan. 2, 1837; 9 children.

Dr. WILLIAM H. JOHNSON, Paris, Miss., born Jan. 23, 1839; died Oct. 25, 1898; married Martha A. Moore, Sept. 29, 1863; 2 sons, 2 daughters.

 

January 19, 1899

Tribute of Respect for MARY THOMPSON SMITH; by Women's Home Mission Society, undated. Rev. JOHN L. BROWN born Warren Co., Tenn., May 5, 1809; died Dec. 12, 1898; ordained deacon, Methodist Church, Oct. 17, 1852; ordained elder Oct. 24, 1858; married Sarah Taylor; 13 children, one a married daughter, Eliza, wife of Jackson Brown.

Mrs. ANNIE MOORE KELLEY wife of Mortimer Kelley, died Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 11, 1898.

 

January 26, 1899

Rev. J. R. LONG died Tuscola, N.C., Dec. 27, 1898.

AMANDA T. SCOTT, nee Ashly, born near Rome, Ga., Feb. 28, 1838; married Robert J. Scott, Aug. 3, 1869; died Oct. 19, 1898.

Hon. BUFORD L. DEAN born Gwinett Co., Ga., June 12, 1833; died Alexander City, Ala., Oct. 31, 1898; married (1) Jane F. Tilley, Jan. 18, 1856; 2 children; (2) Beasha E. Thompson, Feb. 1, 1882; 2 daus., 3 sons.

MARTHA A. CARNELL daughter of Whitbea and Polly H. White, born N.C., Feb. 2, 1817; moved to Tenn. with parents in 1819; married John W. Carnell, Sept. 14, 1837; 5 children. Waverly, Tenn.

SIMPSON D. HASTINGS born Wayne Co., Tenn., Sept. 22, 1818; moved to Tipton Co., Tenn. in 1845; married Susan A. Fortner, Aug. 8, 1844; 9 children; death date not given.

MARY THOMPSON SMITH born Williamson Co., Tenn., Oct. 1, 1870; daughter of David R. and S.C. Corlett; married John G. Smith, June 24, 1891; died Dec. 27, 1898. Burial in College Grove, Tenn.

 

February 2, 1899

ANNE ELIZABETH HEARD, nee Brantley, born Chambers Co., Ga., June 12, 1828; died Montgomery Co., Ala., Nov. 23, 1898; married Thomas Heard.

JOSHUA N. FLY born Aug. 12, 1827; died Williamson Co., Tenn., January 9, 1899.

 

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EMILY B. SMITH born near Watkinsville, Ga., Sept. 14, 1814; married Joshua Smith, Dec. 20, 1832; moved to Ala. in 1836 and in 1876 to Opelika where she died Dec. 24, 1898; daughter of Thomas Allen an early settler of Clarke Co., Ga.

ROBERT H. BUTLER born Giles Co., Tenn., Jan. 5, 1835; married Agnes Marks, Oct. 15, 1851; joined Methodist Church in 1866; death date not given.

KENNETH BLANTON DOWNING born Maury Co., Tenn., Nov. 20, 1886; died Marshall Co., Tenn., Dec. 27, 1898, the youngest of 7 children of Prof. A. M. and Ellen Downing.

MILTON MOORE DOTSON son of Will J. and B. Lynn Dotson, born Waverly, Tenn., Apr. 23, 1895; died of croup, Dec. 31, 1898.

 

February 9, 1899

E. L. ALLEY, nee Kirklin, born April 10, 1827; died Jan. 7, 1899; married Rev. John Alley, Sept. 21, 1848.

JOHN THOMAS BEVERIDGE born Jackson, Tenn., Mar. 11, 1831; served in Confederate army; joined Methodist Church in 1847; a founder of Hays Ave. Methodist Church; died Dec. 22, 1898 on the evening before his 44th wedding anniversary.

JOHNWESLEY WHITLOW born Clarke Co., Ga., May 30, 1825; died Chambers Co., Ala., Jan. 6, 1899; married Simmie Ann Smith, Nov. 28, 1844; 8 children.

WILLIS BERKS BUTT born near Columbus, Ga., May 13, 1839; graduate, University of N.C.; married Julia Trentlan, Mar. 18, 1863; died Eufaula, Ala., Jan. 4, 1899.

Dr. J. G. BROILS born Lincoln Co., Tenn., 1816; died Quincy, Miss., Dec. 29, 1898; did a great deal of medical "charity practice."

VIRGINIA A. LEATON, nee Bobbitt, born in Tenn., April 16, 1851; daughter of M. G. and Martha Bobbitt; reared in Texas; married Rev. R. M. Leaton, Apr. 30, 1867; 5 children; died Belton, Tx., Feb. 7, 1898 [1899?]

DORA TOWNSEND daughter of H. T. and Susan Howard, born near Winona, Miss., Dec. 25, 1871; died Jan. 7, 1899; married J. W. Townsend, May 27, 1891; 2 sons.

SARAH McKENZIE born near Loudon, Tenn., Mar. 10, 1836; died Hiwasse College, Tenn., Jan. 20, 1899; married Donald McKenzie (died Sept. 14, 1894).

 

February 16, 1899

Rev. HENCY P. WAUGH born Monroe Co., Tenn., 1825; moved to Wilkesboro, N.C. in 1848; merchant; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, Sept. 1853; married (1) Barbara G. Everette; (2) Mary A. Proctor, Dec. 3, 1863; a Confederate chaplain.

Death noted of Dr. MORGAN CALLOWAY, first president of Paine Institute, "a friend and promoter of negro educationů"

HENRY M. C. ASHBROOK son of J. H. and Tine Ashbrook, born Nov. 27, 1854; died Nov. 13, 1898; burial in Milburn Cemetery.

MARY ISABELLA SILER born Oct. 3, 1817; died Franklin, N.C., Feb. 5, 1899; married Capt. Julius T. Siler, Aug. 22, 1844; 4 children; first president of the Franklin Woman's Missionary Society in May 1877. Her husband died June 8, 1866.

JAMES W. GLASSCOCK born June3, 1833; died near McDaniels, Ky., Oct. 28, 1898; married (1) Elizabeth Bradley; 3 children; (2) Martha Rogers.

T. J. ASHBROOK born June30, 1868; died Dec. 19, 1898; married Willette Wilkison, Sept. 10, 1890; 5 children.

 

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February 23, 1899

WILLIAM A. TANNER son of John O. and Ann W. Tanner, born near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 7, 1827; moved in childhood to Haywood Co., Tenn.; married Virginia A. Crowder, Sept. 17, 1851; 8 children, 5 living: Beverly O., Thomas C., Mrs. Jessie B. Embrey, Jennie B. and Puss D. Tanner; lived near Dancyville, Tenn.

WILLIAM C. McPHERSON born Jan. 5, 1829; died Jan. 23, 1899; married Elizabeth Pritchitt, Jan. 1847; 9 children, one of whom was William McPherson.

BESSIE RAND, nee Raine, wife of Rev. Joseph Rand, Ky. Conference, Methodist, born Stanhope, Durham, England, 1820; married there in 1843 and next year moved to the U. S.; in 1847 settled in Covington, Ky.; died January 9, 1899.

Dr. J. H. PURSELL born Obion Co., Tenn., Mar. 4, 1823; died Dec. 15, 1898; married (1) Rebecca Fo1kes; (2) Annie Walker; (3) Serena Mahon.

Rev. ELIJAH WITT born in Tenn., Dec. 15, 1824; married Hannah Clark, Oct. 19, 1848; 8 children; died Center Point, Tx., Dec. 30, 1898.

MARY McKENNON daughter of A. C. and E. J. McKennon, died Stewart Co., Tenn., Jan. 4, 1899 aged 18 years, 10 months and 10 days old.

 

March 2, 1899

Rev. JAMES D. ANTHONY born Abbeville Co., S.C., Oct. 12, 1825; died Jan. 26, 1899; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, Oct. 1846; burial in Sandersville, Ga.

Rev. WILLIAM SANFORD BROWN died Grundy Co., Tenn., Nov. 1, 1898; born Nov. 17, 1820; two of his sons, Norris B. Brown and Jack Brown.

SARAH V. McCORD, widow of R. L. McCord, born Aug. 13, 1827; died Oct. 28, 1898; married Mar. 4, 1847.

VIRGINIA ROGERS, nee Thomas, born Oct. 27, 1867; married E. H. Rogers, Dec. 15, 1896; died Fayette Co., Tenn., Nov. 26, 1898.

BETTIE JANE HOBBS daughter of E. C. and Virginia Hobbs, born Nov. 7, 1874; died Benton Co., Tenn., Sept. 29, 1898.

ELIZABETH GRYMES BELL Dickson Co., Tenn., Dec. 11, 1816; daughter of John and Margery Grymes; married M. L. Bell, Aug. 6, 1849; 9 children. Husband died Aug. 23, 1893. She died Jan. 15, 1899.

FLETCHER McFERRIN APPLEWHITE son of John and Nancy J. Applewhite, born Marshall Co., Miss., April 22, 1856; moved to Cross Co., Ark. in 1859; died Oct. 28, 1898; unmarried.

SARAH ANN BRAMLETT daughter of Rev. John and Eliza Gannaway, born Reckinridge Co., Ky., June 5, 1841; married Simeon Bramlett, Apr. 23, 1858; died Dec. 24, 1898.

THOMAS FRANKLIN JOHNSTON son of Marcus and Belle Johnston, born Mar. 30, 1895; died Sept. 19, 1898.

 

March 9, 1899

HARRIET MELCENA WARTERFIELD daughter of Rev. C. A. and Elizabeth Warterfield, born Calloway Co., Ky., Nov. 7, 1836; married C. R. Hood, Dec. 19, 1854; 9 children; no death date given.

Rev. MARTIN GROSS born near Norfolk, Va., Apr. 27, 1811, youngest of ten children; married Jane A. Emmerson, 1836; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, 1842; died October 18, 1898.

JOHNNIE CRAWFORD PREWITT son of L. E. and Fannie A. Prewitt, born Dec. 6; 1895; died Nov. 8, 1898.

EMELIA GAINS MORRISON, nee Garrett, born Greenville, S.C., 1833; died Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 9, 1899; moved to Memphis in 1852; married (1) Mr. Moore; (2) C. L. Morrison.

SUSAN A. NORTHINGTON born Southampton Co., Va., Aug. 26, 1821; daughter of Allbridgton and Sarah Applewhite Jones; married Felix Northington; died Feb. 5, 1898.

 

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MARCUS L. FLETCHER died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Feb. 14, 1899 aged 77 years of age.

CHARLES SWAIN son of J. T. and Eliza Swain; grandson of C. R. and Harriet Hood, born Yell Co., Ark., Apr. 21, 1882; died in Mo., Jan. 13, 1899.

JUDITH BENNETT born Nov. 23, 1812; married Amos Bennett, Mar. 15, 1832; 14 children; died Jan. 31, 1899. Her husband died May 19, 1880. McLean Co., Ky.

EVA McTEER, nee Henderson, born Talladega Co., Ala., Sept. 9, 1855; died Feb. 2, 1899; married Canaro D. McTeer.

FALSA MAYHEW daughter of J. P. and Laura Mayhew, born Sept. 22, 1894; died Oct. 4, 1898; her brother, TITUS, died July 4, 1897.

Miss HATTYE BEASLEY PULLIAM of LaGrange, Tenn. died in New York City, Jan. 9, 1899.

MARY HUMPHREYS died Cheatham Co., Tenn., Dec. 28, 1898.

JAMES M. MOSS born in Ill., 1833; married in 1864; died Feb. 19, 1899, Meridian, Texas.

 

March 16, 1899

ELDRED P. BAYLOR born Christianburg, Va., Mar. 28, 1825; died Glade Spring, Jan. 30, 1899; married Mary S. Clark, May 17, 1848; 8 children; merchant.

NANCY M. ORR born Hopkins Co., Ky., Apr. 5, 1816; married M. M. Orr, Dec. 1837; died Mayfield, Ky., Feb. 8, 1899.

MARY JANE McKENZIE, nee Covington, born Richmond Co., N.C., 1831; moved to Tenn. in 1834; married G. J. McKenzie, Oct. 9, 1856 and moved to Coosa Co., Ala.; died July 2, 1898.

MARIA THERESA POE, nee Covert, widow of W. C. Poe, born Chatham Co., N.C., Sept. 17, 1825; married in 1847; 10 children; died Feb. 13, 1899.

Mrs. MARTHA FRANCIS T. STEWART born Aug. 16, 1842; died near Hanover, Ala., Jan. 1, 1899.

 

March 29, 1899

ISAAC EDWARD REEVES born May 10, 1842; died Jan. 21, 1899 at residence of oldest brother,

Dr. R. H. Reeves, Asheville, N.C.; served in Co. G, 29 Tenn. Inf., CSA (captain); graduate, Cumberland Law School, 1869; married Mary M. Dosser, 1871. He was a son of W. P. and Mary Devault Reeves of "Wheatland," Washington Co., Tenn.; had seven children: Julia, wife of Rev. D. R. McAnally; Susan D., wife of Dr. Leon Sensabaugh; Rufus H.; Isaac E.; Elizabeth J.,wife of Rev. E. E. Wiley; Mary I.; W. R. of "Wheatland."

ALICE HICKS wife of Dr. Hicks, youngest daughter of Rev. Elijah Thurman, born Henderson Co., Ky., Oct. 1854; married Sept. 1875; 5 children; died Feb. 4, 1898 [1899?]

ROBERT WADE MAJOR son of R. W. and Emma Major, Cadiz, Ky., born July 21, 1881; died Feb. 3, 1899.

SUSIE JANE PURYEAR, nee Johnson, wife of Peter B. Puryear, born Oct. 15, 1860; died Mt.

Pleasant, Miss., Dec. 26, 1898; married Feb. 7, 1881; 7 children.

Tribute of Respect for HATTIE PULLIAM; by LaGrange, Tenn. Sunday School dated Feb. 19, 1899.

GEORGIE BOOTH so of J. W. Booth, born Feb. 1, 1894; died Dec. 19, 1898; his aunt was Martha E. Harman.

NANCY C. CUMMINGS born Jan. 1, 1828; married Levi Cummings, May 15, 1845; died Jan. 21, 1899; had 1 son, 3 daughters.

 

March 30, 1899

SALLIE H. ROGERS FARIS daughter of Spencer C. and Mary A. Rogers, born Memphis, Tenn., Mar. 2, 1867; married C. A. D. Faris, Mar. 7, 1894; 2 children; died Franklin, Tenn., Nov. 2, 1898.

 

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LILLIE BLANCHE SHELTON daughter of E. O. and Mattie Shelton, born Tipton Co., Tenn., Sept. 6, 1858; married W. K. Tucker, Aug. 12, 1888; 3 children; died Feb. 28, 1899.

Z. C. SMITH born Weakley Co., Tenn., Nov. 17, 1855; died near McKenzie, Tenn., Jan. 12, 1899; married Jimmie A. Gardner, Feb. 20, 1883.

MARY ROSITER daughter of Daniel P. and Dusky Rositer, born Nov. 1, 1889; died Nov. 7, 1898.

VIRGINIA ALLEN STEGER born Madison Co., Ala., Feb. 10, 1820; moved to Fayette Co., Tenn. in 1834; married Edward H. Steger, Mar. 10, 1836; died Feb. 27, 1899.

PEARL H. HARDY oldest daughter of M. F. and Lizzie E. Hare; married A. H. Hardy; born Cross Co., Ark., Feb. 17, 1871; married Mar. 12, 1891; died Feb. 2, 1899.

Dr. ISAAC M. CROSS born Oct. 8, 1866; died Mimsville, Ga., Jan. 26, 1899; graduate, University of Nashville.

BARBARA E. DARDEN wife of E. J. Darden, daughter of J. J. and Mary Allison, born in N.C., Feb. 13, 1856; moved to Texas in 187l; married in 1876; died near Llano, Tx., Feb. 22, 1899.

 

April 6, 1899

GEORGE W. DAVIS born Robertson Co., Tenn., July 6, 1825; died there, Oct. 4, 1898; married Elizabeth J. Cassell, Feb. 24, 1850; 3 surviving children, Miss Ella; Mrs. Henry Bell; Mrs. C. A. Bell; two daughters died in childhood.

NARCISS ANN CONNELL, nee Mathis, born Davidson Co., Tenn., Oct. 30, 1827; married William Connell, Feb. 22, 1843; 6 sons, 1 dau; died Jan. 20, 1899.

ELIZA JONES daughter of Isaac and Nancy Whaley, born Mar. 28, 1857; died Alexandria, Tenn., Feb. 18, 1899; married Robert F. Jones, Mar. 17, 187; 4 children.

LOCRISA W. SHELLY, nee Alexander, born Allen Co., Ky., Nov. 10, 1842, oldest of 11 children; married (1) Hiram Bailey (died 1854), (2) Isaac Shelly, 1856; died Feb. 6, 1899; burial in Vernon, Tx. Children: William Bailey (died 1880), Mrs. M. Hooten; Mrs. T. E. Gaddis; H. P. Bailey.

CHARLES F. RICE born July 8, 1870; died Feb. 19, 1899.

NARCISSA B. TILLMAN born Anson Co., N.C., Feb. 24, 1824; moved to Miss. in 1867; died Carroll Co., Miss., Feb. 24, 1899.

ANNIE GRAY LANIER daughter of Dr. W. F. and Mary Jane Gray; married Church Lanier, April 25, 1883.

LUCY WEBB MORING, nee Dunn, born Wake Co., N.C., Aug. 10, 1824; married J. S. Moring, Dec. 2, 1844; died Feb. 19, 1899.

 

April 13, 1899

Tribute of Respect for Miss MELISSA BAKER, Baltimore, Md., who died recently; by Woman's Board of Foreign Missions, Baltimore, undated.

Rev. JOHNCARPENTER born Brunswick Co., Va., Aug. 10, 1810; died Bell Co., Tx., Dec. 21, 1898; moved to Allen Co., Ky. when a boy where his father died in 1832; moved to Tx in 1852; married Elizabeth Horn, 1830; surviving children: Joe B., Wash. F., James M., T. F., Mrs. Sarah Kegley, Mrs. Elizabeth Graves, Mrs. L. Halcomb.

LEWIS EDSON WOOD son of George M. and Annette Wood, born in Ohio, Feb. 26, 1875; died Henderson Co., Tenn., Mar. 7, 1899.

GEORGIA MALLORY daughter of George P. and Cornelia A. Mallory, born Thomasville, Tenn., Feb. 5, 1878; died Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 28, 1899.

 

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Rev. JOSHUA WOOD FEATHERSTON born Nottoway Co., Va., Feb. 14, 1820; moved about 1830 to Robertson Co., Tenn.; married Emily M. Price Johnson, Feb. 27, 1844; 1 son, 4 daughters.

HARRIET S. FIGUERS McLEMORE born Hertford Co., N.C., 1821; daughter of Thomas N. and Nancy Faircloth Figuers; moved to Williamson Co., Tenn. as an infant; father was a lawyer; married Robert W. McLemore, 1840; Maury Co., Tenn.; died Pulaski, Tenn., Dec. 2, 1898.

MARY A. CANODY, nee Burt, born Autauga Co., Ala., Feb. 15, 1837; died Rockford, Ala., Mar. 18, 1899; married (1) Mr. Walker; 2 children; (2) Mr. Canody.

ROBERT HAMIL son of Rev. J. M. Hamil; born Dec. 8, 1877; died Shelby Co., Tenn., Mar. 4, 1899.

H. F. POTTS born near Cherokee, Ala., Jan. 10, 1851; married Lura Hagey, June 21, 1882; died Gainesville, Tex., Mar. 6, 1899.

 

April 20, 1899

Tribute of Respect for Rev. JOHN B. GREGORY, late presiding elder of Tuscaloosa District, No. Alabama Conference, Methodist Church; by St. John's official board.

Rev. T. C. ELLIS born Sumner Co., Tenn., May 7, 1832; died Jan. 20, 1899; married (1) Jennie Speer, 1866; 1 son; (2) Lou Speer, Dec. 1870; lived near Milan, Tenn. First wife died in May 1867.

SARAH W. CARTWRIGHT born in N.C., Mar. 31, 1812; died Mercer, Tenn., Dec. 15, 1898; married Morgan Cartwright in 1829; moved to Fayette Co., Tenn. in 1837; joined Methodist Church in 1825.

J. H. BARHAM born near Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 17, 1817; married Jane Christian, Feb. 1, 1840; 11 children; died Milan, Tenn., Feb. 8, 1899.

MINNIE LESTER PERSON born Attalia, Ala., Jan. 2, 1865; died Jan. 8, 1899; married William Penn, May 1883; 5 children.

MORGAN CAPERS SHELL born Newberry Dist., S.C., Nov. 9, 1832; married (1) Sarah R. Huff, 1858; 4 children; (2) Sallie B. Wilcox, May 16, 1872; died Feb. 22, 1899.

EULA WILLIAMS wife of W. R. Williams, daughter of Rev. J. N. Reynolds, No. Texas Conference, born Houston Co., Tenn., Feb. 2, 1866; died Dallas, Tx., Feb. 17, 1899; married (1) Z. M. McMahan, 1883; 4 children; (2) W. R. Williams, 1894.

 

April 27, 1899

Rev. JOHN B. GREGORY born Pickens Co., Ala., Sept. 12, 1853; married Sue Cain, Apr. 7, 1875; ordained deacon, Methodist Church, 1875; ordained elder 1880; received honorary doctor of divinity degree from Southern University, Greensboro, Ala.

Tribute of Respect for Dr. G. W. F. PRICE, president of Nashville College for Young Ladies; by its board of trustees, dated April 14, 1899.

G. I. G. BOTT wife of R. W. W. Bott, daughter of Finley and Evelina Holmes, born in Ga., Feb. 18, 1825; married Mar. 2, 1865; died near Olive Branch, Miss., Feb. 16, 1899.

ALFORD F. STOVALL born Feb. 14, 1828; died Mar. 17, 1899; married Ellen H. Pursley, Aug. 26, 1850; 8 children.

R. T. COLLIER daughter of Shepherd and Nancy V. Sanders, born Upson Co., Ga., Jan. 30, 1827; died Opelika, Ala., Mar. 21, 1899; married (1) Mr. Ezell; (2) Thomas Collier.

WILLIAM S. HUBBS born Mar. 2, 1826; died Obion Co., Tenn., June 14, 1898; married Mrs. Margaret McMurry, Aug. 22, 1865.

MARY F. RAMSEY wife of A. M. Ramsey, daughter of Rev. Greenberry Ellis, born July 1, 1836; died March 6, 1899.

 

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NORA BROWNING daughter of I. W. and A. C. Browning, born Macon Co., Tenn., July 19, 1898; died Dec. 16, 1898.

MARY A. WATTS born Madison Co., Ala., Mar. 23, 1834; died Collinsville, Ala., Mar. 22, 1899; married L. B. Watts, 1853.

 

May 4, 1899

Tribute of Respect for S. A. WICKS born in Va., Sept. 23, 1819; died Los Angeles, Calif., Mar. 30, 1899; married Moses J. Wicks, 1846. Memphis, Tenn.; by Woman's Foreign Missions. Society, Los Angeles, undated.

Tribute of Respect for HERTIE MEDLIN by "Committee".

Tribute of Respect for Dr. GEORGE W. F. PRICE; by alumnae of Nashville College for Young Ladies, undated.

MARIAH ELIZABETH FIELDS daughter of William R. and Martha A. Weatherly, born near Oakland, Miss., Aug. 23, 1863; moved to Shelby Co., Tenn., 1873; married D. C. Fields, Dec. 7, 1887; 6 children; died Nov. 9, 1898.

CARLOS BENT ROWLAND born Elgin, Ill.; son of Mark and Eliza Rowland; died Nov. 22, 1898; married Mrs. Laura Cayce; 2 daughters.

JAMES C. WINSTON born Aug. 22, 1814; died Mar. 15, 1899; married Margaret Duncan, Oct. 10, 1839; ten children.

J. J. SINGLETARY born Feb. 14, 1814; died Nov. 23, 1898; his wife, S. M. Singletary, born Nov. 17, 1820; died Dec. 2, 1898. Lived in Texas.

ROSA LEE JONES born Henderson Co., Tenn., July 5, 1881; died Oct. 12, 1898; "delicate."

EMILY NOWLIN daughter of William R. and Jane Nicholson, born DeKalb Co., Ala., Oct. 2, 1838; died Portersville, Ala., March 23, 1899.

NANCY H. SWINDOLL daughter of Nelson and Anna Ridgeway, born Clarke Co., Ga., Feb. 14, 1822; died Mar. 26, 1899; married (1) Robert S. McElroy (died 1854), 10 children; (2) George W. Swindoll (died 1872), 1859; 2 daughters.

ERNEST BAILEY oldest son of Mrs. Nannie Bailey; died near Gadsden, Tenn., Mar. 17, 1899.

C. H. SMITH born Christian Co., Ky.; died Louisa Co., Va., Dec. 21, 1898.

 

May 11, 1899

FANNIE L. FEATHERSTON born Sept. 7, 1845; died Mar. 9, 1899. Macon, Miss.

Rev. ZACHARIAH PARKER son of Zachariah and Christiana Parker, born Giles Co., Tenn., Jan. 1, 1831; served churches (Methodist) in Tenn., Alabama and Texas.

N. S. OVERALL born Jan. 6, 1812; died Jan. 17, 1899.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. A. G. QUILLIAN, retired Methodist preacher, Denver, Col.; died Mar. 24, 1899; by a conference, undated.

Mrs. MARGARET HESTER married Abram Hester, Dec. 4, 1833; Coosa Co., Ala.; died Jan. 3, 1899.

MARTHA NORTON died Beech Grove, Tenn., Mar. 3l, 1899 aged 72 years of age; married (1) Burton L. McFerrin; (2) Porter Norton.

CARRIE E. TODD daughter of S. B. Todd, Nashville, Tenn.; great-granddaughter of Rev. F. E. Pitts; died April 5, 1899.

Tribute of Respect for THERESA BROWN, pres. of Woman's Home Mission Society, by this group, undated.

 

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E. A. YOPP daughter of G. H. and Eliza Neely; born Holly Springs, Miss.; married W. D. Yopp, April 22, 1891; 2 children; died Dec. 11, 1898.

 

May 18, 1899

IDA LOVE HOLLAND born Lyon Co., Ky., June 22, 1864; daughter of H. P. and E. L. Smith; married (1) John W. Glasgow (died Feb. 4, 1894); (2) Rev. E. W. Holland, Nov. 22, 1896; died Apr. 12, 1899.

JOHN COOPER born in Ky., April 8, 1835; married Maria Trotter, Oct. 14, 1854; died Apr. 8, 1899.

ALMEDA COBB daughter of Samuel and Nancy Glenn, born Aug. 14, 1837; married Thomas J. Cobb, May 25, 1848; 12 children; died Jan. 4, 1899.

SARAH PRISCILLA DALLAS wife of Rev. A. L. Dallas, Memphis Conference, born Dec. 23, 1867; daughter of H. H. and Lucinda Smith; married Feb. 9, 1870; 2 sons; died Nov. 21, 1898.

JOHN B. McKINNEY born near Corinth, Miss., Oct. 16, 1838, oldest son of William and Sarah McKinney; Confederate veteran; married Linda J. McKnight; 8 children; died Feb. 24, 1899.

THOMAS W. GARRETT oldest son of Thomas E. and Bettie Garrett, died Feb. 4, 1899.

BARNEY A. P'POOL born Christian Co., Ky., June 1, 1863; died near Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 23, 1897; son of Robert and Katy P'Pool.

AMANDA PARISH, nee Keathly, born Gibson Co., Tenn., Jan. 7, 1857; died Greenfield, Tenn., Mar. 19, 1899; married George H. Parish, Sept. 19, 1878; 6 children.

ROBERT H. BAIRD born Nov. 7, 1833; died Mar. 5, 1899; married Dec. 7, 1859.

 

May 25, 1899

LUCY RANDLE DAVIDSON born Montgomery Co., N.C., Feb. 20, 1808; died Victoria Co., Tex.,

Mar. 10, 1899; daughter of George W. and Mary Randle Davidson, the second child of ten; moved to Tenn. in 1827; to Mission Valley, Texas, 1846.

JEROME B. LUSK son of M. M. and Permelia Lusk, born Oct. 20, 1845; died Warren Co., Tenn., Sept. 19, 1898; married Sallie Patterson, Sept. 1, 1870.

JOHN W. McGAVROCK born May 28, 1832; died Nashville, Tenn., May 1, 1899; married Emily M. Battle; one dau., 2 sons.

R. G. WHITE born Rutherford Co., Tenn., Dec. 16, 1837; died Feb. 23, 1899; married Nancy A. Neville, Jan. 17, 1861; 2 daus., 4 sons; Confederate veteran.

MARY MASSEY "Aunt Polly" WESTMORELAND born Giles Co., Tenn., Mar. 15, 1813; died Union City, Tenn., Jan. 12, 1899; married Alfred A. Westmoreland, Jan. 17, 1837; he died July 12, 1853. A son, Thomas, died a Confederate soldier; a daughter was Mrs. W. W. Casey, Kenton, Tenn.; she was buried at Concord near Kenton; her father, Charles Littleton, was a Revolutionary War veteran.

CORA J. DOUGLASS daughter of James M. and Julia Douglass born Hardin Co., Tenn., June 25, 1880; died April 1, 1899.

SARAH D. WATKINS, widow of Samuel T. Watkins, born Dec. 27, 1819; died Apr. 27, 1899; mother of 7 sons. Hardin, Ky.

SALLIE ELIZABETH STRICKLAND wife of J. D. Strickland; daughter of S. D. and Elizabeth Hunt, born Montgomery Co., Tenn., Nov. 8, 1861; died Apr. 5, 1898, in Fla.; married Nov. 13, 1886; 1 son.

 

June 1, 1899

Tribute of Respect for WALTER son of Pinkney and Mary Washburn, born McNairy Co., Tenn. Jan. 5, 1880; died Mar. 31, 1899; by Shiloh Sunday School, undated.

 

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PATRICK HENRY SOUTHALL, Sr. died April 4, 1898, Maury Co., Tenn.

Rev. F. A. TAFF, JR. born Apr. 16, 1861; died Apr. 24, 1899; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, in 1894.

ANNA MAY CROCKETT daughter of W. A. and Ann Jones Crockett, born Mar. 5, 1876; died Feb. 20, 1899.

MAGGIE PARK daughter of Dr. John S. and Maggie Park, Franklin, Tenn., died May 1, 1899.

ROBERT L. TURNER born May 4, 1821; died Humphreys Co., Tenn., Mar. 28, 1899; married (1) Catherine Cox, Oct. 28, 1847; (2) Alcy Ann Corven, Oct. 28, 1868; (3) Feribia Ann Collier, July 13, 1879; father of ten children.

MARY E. WILLIAMSON daughter of Alford and Nancy H. Joyner, born July 26, 1860; died Jan. 16, 1899; married Joseph Williamson, Jan. 17, 1881; 5 daughters.

CARY LEE GOODLOE oldest son of J. C. Goodloe, born Rutherford Co., Tenn., Dec. 23, 1882; died May 7, 1899.

ELSIE B. TALIAFERRO daughter of J. B. and L. M. Taliaferro, born Franklin Co., Tenn., Mar. 12, 1897; died Ellis Co., Tx., Apr. 30, 1899.

Mrs. MARY FOOTMAN, widow of Edward Footman, had died, aged 96 years. Chambers, Florida.

WARNER MATHIS son of Eugene and Bessie Mathis, born Sept. 11, 1898; died Mar. 25, 1899.

ELIZABETH B. THOMAS born Darlington Co., S.C., Jan. 21, 1819; died near Luxora, Ark., May 19, 1899; a son was B. B. Thomas.

 

June 8, 1899

Rev. JOSEPH B. HARRIS son of Rev. Charles B. and M. J. Harris, born Maury Co., Tenn., June 22, 1834; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, Sept. 1856; ordained deacon 1857; ordained elder 1859; died Kelly, Miss., Sept. 3, 1898; married three times, lastly to Blanche Hollowell.

Tribute of Respect for Colonel E. W. COLE, treasurer of Board of Trustees, Vanderbilt University dated May 29, 1899.

WILLIAM LUTON married (1) Julia Patton, May 11, 1842 (2) Harriet A. Patton, Oct. 22, 1867; died Davidson Co., Tenn., Oct. 15, 1898 nearly 79 years of age.

Tribute of Respect for JULIA ELDER MOSBY oldest daughter of A. L. and Anna Elder and wife of Lovick Mosby, died Apr. 22, 1899; by "Committee", undated.

Dr. G. W. HOWARD born Coffee Co., Tenn.; graduate, Vanderbilt University; married Nannie McCarley, Dec. 13, 1877; 5 children; died Mar. 17, 1899, Devine, Texas.

M. A. SCHOOLFIELD born Pikeville, Tenn., Aug. 31, 1819; died there, Jan. 11, 1899; married Mary Brown; 7 children.

ANN MARIA PORTER, nee Walker, born Fauguier Co., Va., 1825; married Richard L. Porter, 1843; 12 children; moved to Maury Co., Tenn. in 1861.

DANIEL ROBERT SHOFFER oldest son of R. F. and Loella Shoffer born Aug. 19, 1894; died Mar. 11, 1899.

JOHN P. STILL born Aug. 27, 1836; died Apr. 20, 1899.

 

June 15, 1899

JAMES W. TRENT born Henry Co., Va., Oct. 15, 1834; died Knox Co., Tenn., April 20, 1899.

MARTHA JANE BROWN, widow of B. W. Brown, born Sept. 2, 1839; died west Nashville, Tenn., May 3, 1899; 16 children.

 

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CHRISTIANN ELIZABETH HAMPTON daughter of Thornton P. and Anne Guynn, born Stokes Co., N.C., June 4, 1814; died Apr. 5, 1899; married J. M. Hampton, Jan. 3l, 1837.

Tribute of Respect for Colonel E. W. COLE who died in New York City, May 25, 1899; by Board of Stewards, Arlington Chapel, undated.

Tribute of Respect for Dr. GEORGE W. F. PRICE and Colonel EDMOND W. COLE; by Savannah Dist. Conference, undated.

GEORGE DECHERD SAWYER son of G. W. and Jennie Sawyer, born Dec. 11, 1897; died Apr. 30, 1899.

LUCY F. TUCKER born Richmond, Va., June 7, 1834; died Apr. 28, 1899; married A. J. Tucker, May 29, 1857; moved to Texas in 1860.

Rev. JAMES C. STEVENSON born June 13, 1813; died Feb. 13, 1899; married Margaret C. Brown, a sister of ex-governor Neal S. Brown of Tennessee, Nov. 9, 1835; licensed to preach, Methodist Church, Sept. 1838; ordained deacon in 1842; ordained elder in 1850.

LETITIA J. HARRIS, Nashville, Tenn., born in N.C., Sept. 4, 1810; daughter of Edmond Moore; married Benjamin D. Harris, Sept. 4, 1836; husband and children had predeceased her.

 

June 22, 1899

JULIA MOSBY wife of L. W. Mosby, daughter of A. L. and Anna Elder, born DeSoto Co., Miss., Nov. 7, 1876; died April 22, 1899.

Rev. W. F. FORD born Claiborne Co., Tenn., Feb. 17, 1849; moved to Ky.; married Amanda E. Rolph, July 5, 1874; died April 28, 1899.

MARY CATHERINE FORBESS born Lincoln Co., Tenn., May 15, 1813; married T. J. Forbess, 1830; 10 children; died Tipton Co., Tenn., May 18, 1899.

A. P. LYON wife of H. F. Lyon, Paducah, Ky., died June 1, 1899, Chicago; born Greenup Co., Ky., July 26, 1840; 3 daughters.

EMMA LYNE BROWDER daughter of John F. and Fannie Lyne Jones, born Elkton, Ky., June 10, 1841; married William M. Browder, Jan. 11, 1859; died Pike, Ala., May 27, 1899.

Dr. JOSEPH BELL TAYLOR born Wilson Co., Tenn., Feb. 22, 1814; died Montague Co., Tex., Feb. 16, 1899.

Tribute of Respect for Mrs. SUSAN B. SANDERS; by Woman's Foreign Mission Society, Abington, Va., undated.

VERNIE DELANEY born Dec. 20, 1884; died Tipton Co., Tenn., May 25, 1899.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. B. F. PHILLIPS who died in Ocean Springs, Miss., May 18, 1899; by 2nd Quarterly Conference, Shannon, Aberdeen Dist., No. Miss. Conference, dated June 3, 1899

 

June 29, 1899

MARY WILLIAMS ORR wife of Rev. B. F. Orr, Louisville Conference, born Daviess Co., Ky., Nov. 27, 1852; married Jan. 1894; died April 13, 1899; teacher.

STATON DRISKILL PARTLOW son of Prof. L. A. and Lula Parlow, born Feb. 11, 1899; died May 30, 1899; a brother, Ross, four years old, mentioned.

MARY JACKSON, nee Linney, died Danville, Ky., Feb. 7, 1899; married Green Jackson, Feb. 21, 1850.

ELIZA ANN BEALL, widow of George Wood, born Noxubee Co., Miss., June 21, 1841; married William T. Beall, Dec. 12, 1892; died Mar. 26, 1899.

SARAH ANN daughter of J. E. and Elizabeth Duke, born 1845; married J. L. Kennedy, 1865; 4 children; died June 14, 1899.

 

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