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


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January 6, 1843

ALEXANDER C. ROBESON born Monroe Co., Va., Nov. 6, 1785; moved to McMinn Co., Tenn., 1800; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, fall 1838; died Dec. 9, 1842.


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POLLY M. WYNNS wife of Rev. Joseph Wynns; daughter of James Sanders (dec), Sumner Co., Tenn.; native of N.C.; died Oct. 29, 1842.

MARY MARKHAM born in Va., July 23, 1823; moved with parents "to the southwest"; her father died in 1840 and she died Nov. 13, 1842.

ANN WOOD born N.C.; died Carroll Co., Tenn., recently, in the 55th year of her age; wife of R. Wood.


January 13, 1843

ADELINE MATILDA CARTWRIGHT born Smith Co., Tenn., 1823; married James N. Cartwright; died Lexington, Ky., where they had gone for her husband to study medicine, Dec. 15, 1842.

JONATHAN WEBSTER born Spotsylvania Co., Va., Mar. 19, 1779; died Copper [Coffee] Co., Tenn., Nov. 6, 1842 [The Nashville WHIG, Dec. 8, 1842 states that he died December 5, 1842]; served in both houses of the Tennessee legislature. [He served in the House of Representatives, 1813-181l; in the state Senate, 1823-1825; 1829-1831; 1835-183l.]

JOHN UNCAS, last male of the royal line of the Mohegan Indians, died at Mohegan, Connecticut December 19, 1842 aged 89 years.


January 20, 1843

WILLIAM PORTER died five miles south of Columbia, Tenn., Dec. 24, 1842 in the 10th year of his age; husband and father (3 children).

SARAH CLAYTON CHEWNING daughter of Dr. John C. and Ann M. Nicks; wife of J. J. Chewning; born Robertson Co., Tenn., Nov. 20, 1820; married Nov. 9, 1841 in La.; died Carthage, Miss., Nov. 1842; buried in Vicksburg, Miss.

Mrs. Rev. JAMES J. CASH born Sullivan Co., Tenn., Feb. 25, 1801; daughter of William and Martha Key; died Dec. 15, 1842; eight children.

MARY DANIEL daughter of James Bibb, Mecklenburg Co., Va.; died Jan. 2, 1842.

VIRGINIA A. ESTES wife of Alston B. Estes died in vicinity of Columbia, Tenn., Dec. 20, 1842 aged 25 years.


January 21, 1843

NANCY ADAMS wife of Colonel Thomas Adams, Marengo Co., Ala., born Dec. 25, 1807; married Mar. 4 1824; joined Methodist Church, Oct. 1, 1827; died recently.

PARMENIS S. BURROW son of John and Eliza Burrow, died Carroll Co., Tenn., Jan. 5, 1843 aged 10 years, 10 days [Jan. 15, 1833]

LEMUEL N. DUNCAN died Columbia, Tenn., Jan. 12, 1843 in the 23rd year of his age. A further tribute to his memory by a group of Duncan's friends and associates, extolling his "pleasing manners and openness of heart" dated January 13, 1843.

Mrs. Rev. GEORGE EKIN died in Holston Conference, October 20, 1841.


February 10, 1843

WILLIAM POPE son of Captain John M. and Rebecca Pope, died near Clarksville, Tenn., Jan. 16, 1843 in the 14th year of his age. His brother, CHARLES GEORGE POPE, died Jan. 13, 1843.

SARAH CHILDRESS wife of John Childress died Independence Co., Ark., Dec. 8, 1842.

MARY J. DIVERS died Independence Co., Ark., Dec. 16, 1842 in the 19th year of her age.

MARY S. BELL wife of Durent H. Bell; daughter of Thomas Hill, formerly of Shelby Co., Tenn.; died St. Francis Co., Ark., Jan. 4, 1843; four children.

THOMAS M. CARTWRIGHT died Lebanon, Tenn., Dec. 28, 1842 in the 34th year of his age.


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February 17, 1843

JOHN C. CHAMBERS son of Richard and Rachel Chambers; born Logan Co., Ky., Feb. 4, 1810; moved with parents to Smith Co., Tenn., 1812 where he died January 19, 1843.

ELIZA CAROLINE NICHOLS daughter of John and Rebecca Smith, born June 12, 1823; married Willis Nichols, Mar. 14, 1842; died Dec. 20, 1842; her only son died January 2, 1843.

LYDIA PATTON wife of Samuel Patton died [Perry Co., Tenn. ?], Jan. 24, 1843 aged 65 years.

DELPHY R. DAVIDSON wife of Green Davidson; daughter of John and Sarah Atkins, reared in N.C.; moved to Tenn., then to Yalobusha Co., Miss., where she died Dec. 4, 1842 aged about 59 years.

VIRGINIA JOHNSON daughter of Mark and Elizabeth Johnson, died Anderson Co., Tenn., Jan. 22 1843.

EZEKIEL MURPHY, aged 73 years, died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Jan. 15, 1843; seven children.

ADALINE E. GARDNER wife of Thomas J. Gardner, Lauderdale Co., Tenn.; died Nov. 29, 1842 in the 25th year of her age.

ALCEY MAWMETER HENDERSON wife of John J. Henderson, born Jefferson Co., Tenn., Aug. 27, 1809; oldest living child of John and Mary White; died Polk Co., Tenn., Jan. 6, 1843.


February 24, 1843

JANE STUART wife of Arthur Stuart, died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 14, 1843 in the 21st year of her age.

ELIZABETH McFARLIN wife of John McFarlin, born Ky., Feb. 11, 1803; daughter of William and Jane Johnson; moved with parents to Rutherford Co., Tenn. and from there to Haywood Co., Tenn., 1826; died January 6, 1843.


March 3, 1843

Major M. BEARDING died Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 16, 1843 in the 16th year of his age; young son of Mrs. Dunning.

BERNARD BROWN died Feb. 10, 1843 in the 37th year of his age; four children.

Hon. JAMES BLAND born Westmoreland Co., Va.; moved to Warren Co., Miss., 1823 where he died, in Vicksburg, Oct. 19, 1842 in the 45th year of his age.

Captain WILLIAM B. ALDERSON born Richmond, Va., Jan. 1, 1793; moved with parents to Baltimore, Maryland; with several young men he embarked for France, about 1812 and was captured by the British, taken to England where he lived about five years; returned to America, to Tenn., to Alabama, and finally to Maury Co., Tenn. where he died Jan. 10, 1843.

JAMES McCORKEL, native of Pa., moved with parents to N.C.; moved to Monroe Co., Miss., and died Jan. 24, 1843 of "near" 80 years.

NANCY NEBLETT daughter of Josiah and Polly Daly, born Mecklenburg Co., Va., Mar. 24, 1781; married Sterling Neblett, Oct. 11, 1798; moved to Montgomery Co., Tenn., 1807, where she died Nov. 21, 1842; member of Methodist Church for 41 years.

MARTHA JANE STEWART wife of Arthur Stewart, daughter of John and Christiana Cobler; died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 14, 1843; born in Tennessee, 1821.

WILLIAM HENRY HOOD son of David K. and Martha J. Hood, died Williamsport, Tenn., Feb. 7, 1843 aged 1 year, 10 months, 19 days [March 18, 1841].

GREENBERRY ROGERS son of Lewis and Ann Rogers, died Hickman Co., Ky., Dec. 27, 1842 aged 10 years, 3 weeks.

Colonel ELY R. ROSS, native of South Carolina, where he married before moving to Miss. about 1800 and then to La., 1819; died of dropsy, January 21, 1843.

ISAAC CURRY died Lawrence Co., Tenn., Dec. 16, 1842 in the 42d year of his age.


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March 10, 1843

LIPSCOMB NORVELL, father of C. C. Norvell, editor of the Nashville WHIG, died Mar. 3, 1843 aged 87 years; an officer in the Revolutionary War. [His pension application file, S5835, relates that he died March 2, 1843; enlisted in Va.; moved to Ky., then to Tenn.]

JOHN HUNT, Robertson Co., Tenn., died there, recently; aged 89 years old.

JAMES COOPER only child of Washington B. and Ann Cooper, died Mar. 7, 1843 aged 2 years and 5 months [October 1840].

MARY A. JONES daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Jones, died Henderson Co., Tenn., Feb. 7, 1843 in the 19th year of her age.

RICHARD CARTWRIGHT, Wilson Co., Tenn., died Jan. 11, 1843 in the 48th year of his age.

JOHN BONNER born Sussex Co., Va.; died Wilson Co., Tenn., Feb. 15, 1843 aged 79 years. "He left an aged companion and numerous offspring."

SUSAN McHANEY widow of Cornelius McHaney, formerly of Pittsylvania Co., Va.; died Henderson Co., Tenn., Feb. 15, 1843 aged about 46 years.

TAOMAS VINCENT died Madison Co., Tenn., Dec. 23, 1842 in the 58th year of his age.

MARTHA BOYD born western Va., 1775; moved to Tenn.; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Jan. 13, 1843 aged 68 years; twelve children.

LILES E. ABERNATHY born Brunswick Co., Va.; moved to Giles Co., Tenn., 1835; Baptist; died recently, aged 45 years.

MARY SHAEFFER wife of Anthony Shaeffer; daughter of Vol. W. Peyton; died Ohio Co., Ky., Feb. 5, 1843 in the 27th year of her age.

DAVIS BROWN born Brunswick Co., Va., June 28, 1770; moved to Giles Co., Tenn., 1814; died January 27, 1843.


March 17, 1843

Mrs. ELIZABETH SLOVER died Anderson Co., Tenn., Feb. 5, 1843 in the 70th year of her age. Baptist.

JULIANNA TAYLOR daughter of Dr. A. W. Gilchrist; wife of Rev. Thomas Taylor, Hardeman Co., Tenn., born Oct. 4, 18l4; died Dec. 29, 1842. [Married September 2l, 1831; one daughter, d. y. ]

ELIZABETH H. ELAM wife of L. W. Elam; daughter of J. L. and Elizabeth Bray; died Jan. 17, 1843; five children.


March 24, 1843

Reverend JAMES C. SHARP, Dallas Co., Ala., died recently, aged 42 years. Methodist preacher.

ELIZA D. YATES widow of James Yates; born Montgomery Co., Ky.; moved to Ala., 1820; died Feb. 9, 1843.

JAMES COBB MERIWETHER son of Major James Meriwether, a diligent student, dutiful son; died Feb. 25, 1843 in the 17th year of his age.

CYNTHIA HUDSON wife of Rev. C. Hudson, Denmark, Tenn., died Feb. 18, 1843 in the 37th year of her age; three children.

EDWIN J. HOLLOWELL son of Silas and Sarah Hollowell, died Marshall Co., Tenn., Jan. 22, 1843 in the 16th year of his age.


March 31, 1843

Reverend RICHARD CORWINE, presiding elder, Louisville District, Ky. Conference, died Jefferson Co., Ky., Feb. 6, 1843.

JOHN McLARTY, native of N.C.; moved to Dallas Co., Ala., 1835; died Dec. 23, 1842.


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MARY BROWN wife of Stephen Brown; daughter of Elizabeth Gasque; born Marion District, S.C., Dec. 16, 1799; died Feb. 2, 1843.


April 7, 1843

JOHN LEYBURNE, Pittsburg, Pa., died while on business in Nashville, Tenn., April 3, 1843 aged about 78 years.


April 14, 1843

Reverend THOMAS LOGAN DOUGLASS died near Franklin, Tenn., April 9, 1843; born Parsol [Person?] Co., N.C., 1781; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1800; labored in the Virginia and Tennessee conferences.

ELIZABETH CHOWNING wife of Captain John Chowning, Robertson Co., Tenn.; born March 1798; married Sept. 1813; died March 6, 1843; "naturally kind and cheerful."

JOSEPH O. ROARK son of Timothy Roark, Rockingham Co., Va.; moved to Ky., 1836; died March 2, 1843 in the lunatic asylum, Lexington, Ky.

KIZIAH PACE widow of Josiah Pace, born N.C., Oct. 5, 1789; moved from Macon Co., N.C. to Dade Co., Ga. where she died March 19, 1843.

JAMES H. STOTT son of Raleigh Stott, Smith Co., Tenn.; native of Virginia; moved to Tenn., 1820; died March 8, 1843.

JAMES T. JONES born Craven Co., N.C.; moved to Tenn., 1839; died Fayette Co., Tenn., Jan. 3, 1843 in the 58th year of his age.

JUDETH JONES born Mecklenburg Co., Va., 1778; moved to Tenn., then to Alabama and then to La. where she died Mar. 14, 1843.

MARTHA E. KIMBLE wife of James Kimble; daughter of John and Elizabeth Fox; born Madison Co., Ala., April 23, 1817; died Limestone Co., Ala., March 22, 1843.

EVELINA STARK daughter of John and Margaret Stark died Feb. 23, 1843 aged about 20 years.

NANCY M. MAJOR wife of Rev. James M. Major; died Graves Co., Ky., Mar. 19, 1843 in the 25th year of her age.

Dr. JAMES J. RUSSUM died Selma, Ala., Feb. 15, 1833 [1843] in 37th year of his age; of pleurisy; husband and father (3 children).


April 21, 1843

TEMPERANCE B. PECK wife of John Peck, esq.; died near Dresden, Tenn., March or April 17, 1843.

ELIZABETH GENTREY wife of J. Gentrey; daughter of Joel and Nancy Mann; died Mar. 13, 1843 aged 19 years. Middle Tenn.

MARTHA M. BONNER wife of William Bonner; daughter of John and Elizabeth Perry; born Mar. 6, 1810; married May 22, 1827; joined Methodist Church, 1832; died Fayette Co., Tenn., March 26, 1843.

ELIZA A. ROGERS wife of A. A. Rogers; daughter of A. A. Brown, Dickson Co., Tenn., married May 1842; died March 14, 1843.

MILLY BURROWS, widow, died March 11, 1843.

WILLIS A. BONNER son of William and Ann Bonner, born Lincoln Co., Tenn., Nov. 30, 1823; moved with parents to Hickman Co., Ky., 1827, where he died December 21, 1842.

His sister, ELIZABETH ISBELL wife of Aaron Isbell, died Hickman Co., Ky., Feb. 3, 1843; born Williamson Co., Tenn., Dec. 9, 1811; six children.

PRUDENCE THOMPSON widow of William Thompson, daughter of Henry and Nancy Saddler; died Jackson Co., Tenn., Feb. 18, 1843.


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G. L. SWAN died Holly Springs, Miss., Feb. 2, 1843 in the 24th year of his age.


April 28, 1843

ELLEN C. ROSEBOROUGH wife of H. Roseborough, Lincoln Co., Tenn.; daughter of Rev. Josiah Brandon; died Feb. 25, 1843; four children.

JANE MARIUS daughter of James and A. B. McGowen, born Lincoln Co., Tenn., April 23, 1822; died near China Grove, Hardeman Co., Tenn., April 4, 1843.

THOMAS COOK born Richmond, Va., June 6, 1813; died March 22, 1843.

THOMAS HARBING died April 9, 1843 aged about 54 years.

ANN MURREY wife of Ennis Murrey died March 15, 1843 in the 45th year of her age.

ELIZABETH JACOBS died in Lawrenceville, Ark., Jan. 21, 1843 in the 45th year of her age; native of Tenn.; moved with parents to Wilkinson Co., Miss., then in 1829 to Arkansas and to Monroe Co., Ark. where she married William Jacobs, 1830; one daughter.

BENJAMIN NICHOL died Carroll Co., Tenn., March 4, 1843; born Dorchester Co., Md., 1769; moved to Cumberland [middle Tenn.] in 1806.


May 5, 1843

CHARLES GENT died Robertson Co., Tenn., April 15, 1843 in the 89th year of his age; veteran of Revolutionary War. Baptist. [This veteran drew a modest pension for his war services, after he applied for a pension while living in Davidson Co., Tenn. in 1832.]

SARAH M. DAVIS died Chulahoma, Miss., March 7, 1843 in the 28th year of her age.

LEVEN S. COVEY born Maryland, July 2, 1776; moved with parents to Guilford Co., N.C. about 1782; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1809; moved with family to Maury Co., Tenn., 1819; moved to Hardin Co., Tenn., 1837; died September 30, 1842.


May 12, 1843

NANCY MOORE wife of James D. Moore, formerly of Nashville, Tenn.; died Haysboro, Davidson Co., Tenn., May 5, 1843; five children.

ELIJAH GRISHAM died Tishomingo Co., Miss., March 12, 1843 aged 36 years.

JOHN B. WARNER born now-St. Helena Parish, La., Oct. 26, 1807; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Nov. 5, 1842; Methodist local preacher; died March 27, 1843.


May 19, 1843

ROBERT SOUTHEY, poet laureate of England, died Keswick, England, March 21, 1843.

VIRGINIA B. THWEAT daughter of Henry C. and Amy G. Thweat, born Dinwiddie Co., Va., May 30, 1836; died Fayette Co., Tenn., April 13, 1843; measles.

THOMAS W. DUNCAN died April 18, 1843 in the 54th year of his age. In/near Liberty, Tenn.

CHARLOTTE PETER, nee Sikes; born Greenville Co., Va., Jan. 31, 1773; moved to Tenn., 1823; to Lowndes Co., Miss., 1834, where she died April 20, 1843.

ELIZABETH DOUGLASS died Wilson Co., Tenn., Feb. 27, 1843 in the 39th year of her age.

AMELIA ANN WHITE wife of Samuel B. White; daughter of Overton and Barbara Harris; born Hanover Co., Va., May 1800; married July 2, 1818; moved from Va. to Franklin Co., Ala., Oct. 1818; died April 18, 1843.

HELENA PARKER wife of C. M. Parker, died Marshall Co., Tenn., Mar. 1, 1843 aged 27 years.

CHARLES P. ROBINSON died Coahoma Co., Miss., April 8, 1843 in the 48th year of his age.

JACOB THRASH died Mar. 20, 1843 aged 84 years; veteran of Revolutionary War.

PATRICK McELYAD born Pa., 1751; died April 1, 1843; veteran of Revolutionary War.


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May 26, 1843

EDWARD R. SEABURY died Nashville, Tenn., May 20, 1843 in the 23rd year of his age.

JONATHAN WEBSTER, native of Ga., died Davidson Co., Tenn., April 23, 1843 in the 76th year of his age.

ROBERT RICHFORD ROBERTS, a Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, son of Robert and Mary Roberts; born Frederick Co., Maryland, August 2, 1776; moved to Westmoreland Co., Pa., 1785; reared on a farm; married Elizabeth Oldham, 1798; became a renowned Methodist preacher; elected a bishop in May 1816. Died March 26, 1843; buried in a remote place in Lawrence County, Iowa.

ELIZABETH A. CLEMENT oldest daughter of William and Mary Clement, born North Carolina, September 4, 1811; moved with parents to Gibson County, Tenn. where she died recently.

Reverend GEORGE R. W. SMITH, pastor, Apalachicola, Florida Methodist Church died April 16 1843 in his early twenties.

MARTHA H. ECKLES born Greenville Co., Va.; married at age 19 years and lived in Sussex Co., Va.; moved to Shelby Co., Tenn., 1833 where she died near Memphis, Tenn., May 7, 1843.

JACOB STERLING died recently in middle Tennessee.

SUSAN A. BELL wife of Hackett Bell, formerly of Bedford Co., Tenn.; died St. Francis Co., Ark., March 31, 1843.


June 2, 1843

GEORGE W. HOOVER died Davidson Co., Tenn., April 30, 1843 in the 32d year of her age.

NARCISSA EARNEST wife of Barton L. Earnest; daughter of James Reeve; died Green Co., Tenn., May 3, 1843 in the 42nd year of her age.

LOUISA C. GOSSETT widow of John W. Gossett; daughter of Joshua and Mary Gardner; died Robertson Co., Tenn., May 4, 1843 aged 25 years, lr days [April 19, 1818].

DORCAS G. WELCH daughter of Colonel T. Love; born Washington Co., Tenn., Oct. 26, 1794; married John M. Welch, March 3, 1818; moved to Madison Co., Tenn., 1821; to Weakley Co., Tenn., 1835 where she died May 8, 1843.

EVAND RICHARDS born Northampton Co., N.C., 1777; moved to Madison Co., Ala., 1815. Methodist. Died March 20, 1843; pneumonia.

BARBARY ASHABRANNER wife of John Ashabranner; daughter of Jacob and Catharine Traugher; died Robertson Co., Tenn., April 12, 1843.

LUCRETIA S. ELLIS daughter of William and Nancy Ellis; widow of Rev. Stephen Ellis; born Dec. 29, 1781; died March 31, 1843; member of Methodist Church for 46 years.


June 9, 1843

NOAH WEBSTER, LLD, died New Haven, Connecticut, May 28, 1843 in the 85th year of his age [Webster was born in West Hartford, Conn., Oct. 16, 1758; graduate, Yale College, 1778; prepared a famed dictionary.]


June 16, 1843

CHARLOTTE ROBERTSON, nee Reeves, widow of General James Robertson, born Northampton Co., N.C., 1751; the Robertsons moved to Nashville, Tenn. in the spring of 1780 and landed at the site of Nashville, April 2, 1780; mother of eleven children. She died about 3 miles from Nashville in residence of son-in-law, John B. Craighead, June 11, 1843; her progeny numbered "considerably over 200 souls."


June 23, 1843

Mrs. TISSIER wife of Judge Tissier, Baton Rouge, La., died in the City Hotel, Baton Rouge, June 16, 1843. Methodist.


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AMZI JONES, Nashville, Tenn. merchant, died June 17, 1843 in the 52nd year of his age; family man.

SALLY WILLIAMSON wife of Perry B. Williamson; daughter of Sterling and Nancy Neblett, born Montgomery Co., Tenn., July 28, 1819; died in same county, May 14, 1843.

CATHARINE COBB died DeKalb Co., Tenn., May 18, 1843 aged about 80 years.

NANCY SENSING daughter of Daniel and Tabitha Moore; wife of Peterson Sensing; died Dickson Co., Tenn., May 20, 1843 in the 24th year of her age; one child.

RANDOLPH WREN died Itawamba Co., Miss., May 9, 1843 in the 77th year of his age.


June 30, 1843

SARAH K. COMPTEN wife of William Compten; daughter of Edward Traylen; died Haywood Co., Tenn., May 19, 1843 in the 21st year of her age.

JAEMES SCOTT died Hickman Co., Ky., April 14, 1843 in the 32d year of his age.

JANE WATKINS daughter of Samuel and Mary Watkins, born Richmond Co., N.C., July 1825; died Hickman Co., Tenn., May 6, 1843.

MARY BROYLES, widow of Isaac Broyles (died Feb. 15, 1842), died Lincoln Co., Tenn., May 6, 1843; nine children.


July 7, 1843

ELIZABETH TRAVIS wife of Rev. Joseph Travis; daughter of Colonel Alexius M. Forster, Brunswick Co., Va., where she was born Nov. 9, 1789; married May 1, 1811; one daughter; died June 10, 1843.

ELISHA H. ROBERTSON son of Elijah and Nancy Robertson, born Sumner Co., Tenn., May 4, 1827; died June 15, 1843; a single man.

MARTHA A. F. MULLINS oldest daughter of Rev. L. D. Mullins, born Lawrence Co., Ala., March 15, 1836; died March 1843.


July 14, 1843

NATHAN ALEXANDER KING JARATT son of Mrs. Maria H. Moorman, formerly Mrs. Jaratt; died Davidson Co., Tenn., June 30, 1843 aged 6 years, 2 months, l day [April 29, 1837].

ROBERT E. McCRORY, Davidson Co., Tenn., died June 21, 1843 in the 31st year of his age.

SILKNEE ATKINS wife of William R. Atkins; daughter of Richard and Nancy Atkins, died Jefferson Co., Ark., June 15, 1843 aged about 53 years.

FRANCES M. WOOD died Haywood Co., Tenn., April 27, 1843 in the 66th year of his age.

GEORGE A. BAIRD son of Herbert Baird, died Sumner Co., Tenn., June 15, 1843 in the 23rd year of his age.

THOMAS B. ASHLEY died Nashville, Tenn., July 4, 1843 aged 34 years.

ANDREW J. B. JACKSON died July 5, 1843 in the 21st year of his age. Nashville, Tenn.


July 21, 1843

PENELOPE OVERTON widow of General Thomas Overton, died at home, "Soldier's Rest", near Nashville, Tenn., July 14, 1843 aged about 78 years.

FRANCES McAISTER died Nashville, Tenn., July 11, 1843 aged about 72 years.

JAMES RUSSELL born Dec. 20, 1790; died May 29, 1843. Davidson Co., Tennessee.

CAROLINE A. CATLETT wife of Rev. T. K. Catlett; daughter of Daniel Cosby; born Augusta Co., Va.; died Washington Co., Va., June 23, 1843 in the 35th year of her age.


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DAVID RIGGS born Surry Co., N.C., April 2, 1784; died Williamson Co., Tenn., June 25, 1843.

ANN BORING daughter of Arthur and Mary Fraser, died Chambers Co., Ala., Feb. 3, 1843; native of North Carolina; two daughters.


July 28, 1843

MATTHEW ROGERS born Granville Co., N.C.; moved to Sumner Co., Tenn.; to Montgomery Co., Tenn., 1821; to Sevier Co., Tenn., 1836 where he died May 26, 1843 aged 62 years.

ELIZA SHAW wife of John M. Shaw; daughter of William and Susanna Leaton, died July 17, 1843 in the 21st year of her age.

SARAH A. CAMERON died Canton, Madison Co., Miss., July 10, 1843.

CATHARINE READ third daughter of John and Dicy Read; born Tuscaloosa, Ala.; died Yazoo Co., Miss., June 17, 1843 in the 17th year of her age.


August 4, 1843

WILLIAM COTTON died Nashville, Tenn., July 29, 1843 in the 17th year of his age.

SARAH A. CAMERON wife of John T. Cameron, Canton, Miss., died July 10, 1843.

Reverend YOUNG WOLF born eastern Cherokee Nation, January 1792; an Indian Methodist preacher; died June 29, 1843.

Reverend THOMAS L. YOUNG died recently; a long, rambling panegyric.

HESTER ANN GREENLEAF born Washington Co., Ala., Sept. 20, 1818; daughter of John F. and Penelope Busby; died May 25, 1843.

JOHN McCLANAHAN son of William and Nancy McClanahan, born May 3, 1825; died July 10, 1843.

SUSANNAH G. HUGHES daughter of Reuben and Mary Hughes; died Weakley Co., Tenn., July 16, 1843 in the 24th year of her age.

ELIZA ROCHELL wife of William D. Rochell; died June 26, 1843 in the 23rd year of her age.


August 11, 1843

MINERVA BAKER wife of Hon. Robert D. Baker, formerly of Franklin Co., Tenn., died August 9, 1843; seven children. Sumpter Co., Alabama.

FRREDONIA P. WILLIAMS daughter of James T. and Eliza J. Williams, Hardeman Co., Tenn., died July 6, 1843 aged 5 months, 2 days [February 4, 1843].

MARTHA ANN RANSOM daughter of Azariah and Nancy Ann Kimbro; born Rutherford Co., Tenn., Oct. 27, 1823; married William A. Ransom, April 27, 1842; died May 29, 1843.

DAVID SMITH died Paducah, Ky., November 17, 1800; married Lucretia Mitchell, Dec. 19, 1821, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; died July 11, 1843.

CATHARINE BAGWELL daughter of R. and S. Bagwell died July 4, 1843 in the 22nd year of her age.


August 18, 1843

WILLIAM L. FINNIE died Lowndes Co., Miss., August 2, 1843 in the 21st year of his age; graduate, LaGrange College, Alabama, 1842; moved to Mississippi.

MARY P. ROACH wife of John H. Roach, Huntsville, Ala.; daughter of John B. and Rebekah M. Steger; born Mar. 8, 1815; joined Methodist Church, 1831; died June 28, 1843.

Miss FRANCES FORESTER died DeKalb Co., Tenn., July 31, 1843.

HARRIET T. TUMER wife of T. W. Tumer, Carrollville, Miss., born 1819; married in 1835; died recently. Itawamba Co., Miss.

SARAH HACKNEY wife of B. P. Hackney; died near Clinton, Tenn. about six weeks ago in the 37th year of her age.


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Dr. WASHINGTON R. VAWTER born Rockingham Co., N.C.; moved with parents to Monroe Co., Ky. and about ten years ago to Celina, Tennessee; married Mary H. Davis, November 12, 1840.


August 25, 1843

Rev. GREEN B. EVANS born S.C., April 29, 1801; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, August 9, 1820; ordained deacon, Nov. 1, 1833; ordained elder, Jan. 5, 1840; died a few weeks ago.

Rev. JOHN SNELL, SR. died Tallapoosa Co., Ala., recently, in the 55th year of his age.

WILSON B. HENDERSON son of James and Elizabeth Henderson, formerly of Gibson Co., Tenn., but now of Madison Co., Tenn., died June 25, 1843.

MARTHA SEAT daughter of Dr. A. W. Gilchrist, formerly of N.C., but now of Gibson Co., Tenn., born March 7, 1807; died Trenton, Tenn., May 2, 1843.


September 1, 1843

MARTHA JANE SAWYER wife of Rev. Semour B. Sawyer, Wetumpka, Ala.; daughter of Thomas and Lavinia Brothers; born Colleton District, S.C., June 7, 1813; married Nov. 3, 1834; died Nashville, Tenn., August 26, 1843.

THOMAS MASON DIED June 10, 1843 in the 57th year of his age.

MARIAH, a slave of the H[left blank] family, died on a recent night about nine o'clock. [Holmes Co., Miss. ?].

The mother of E. F. SEVIER, oldest daughter of Colonel Hewey and Sarah Comray, died Aug. 15, 1843 in the 71st year of her age.

JANE MERIWETHER JEFFREYS SIMS born N.C., 1776; died July 1843. Her granddaughter, JANE SWEPSON SMITH, daughter of John and Elizabeth Smith, died July 1843 aged 6 years.

CLEMENTINE ELIZA POWELL wife of Thomas E. Powell; born Baton Rouge, La.; died St. Francis Co., Ark., July 5, 1843 in the 25th year of her age.

NANCY F. PATTON daughter of John and Nancy Winters, born Pittsylvania Co., Va., Jan. 17, 1795; moved to Jackson Co., Ga. and married Ro. Patton; moved to Claiborne Co., Miss. where she died June 9, 1843.

JAMES H. GUTHRIE son of Thomas and Nancy Guthrie, died June 13, 1843 in the 10th year of his age.


September 8, 1843

S. A. H. GRUBBS son of Nicholas and Martha Ann Grubbs, born Giles Co., Tenn., Aug. 27, 1834; died July 23, 1843.

THOMAS E. WINFIELD son of Joel T. and Elizabeth Winfield, born Sussex Co., Va., Nov. 10, 1820; moved with parents to Fayette Co., Tenn., 1836 where he died May 24, 1843.

ANNE S. SEAY wife of James G. Seay, Hickman Co., Ky.; daughter of Rodham Parrot; born April 21, 1799; died August 12, 1843.

WILLIAM R. FEATHERSTONE son of William and Elizabeth Featherstone, born Dinwiddie Co., Va., Sept. 17, 1818; moved with parents to Robertson Co., Tenn., 1829; died Aug. 15, 1843 after intense suffering.

JAMES CALVERT YEAGER born Vigo Co., Indiana, May 30, 1819; moved with parents to La., 1836 where he died recently in the 25th year of his age.

ISABELLA PIGG wife of Rev. Anderson Pigg; daughter of Jonathan and Nancy McManus; died Maury Co., Tenn., July 22, 1843 aged about 30 years old.

Mrs. MARTHA HICKS died Union Co., Ark., June 14, 1843 in 43rd year; thirteen children.


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September 15, 1843

Rev. GEORGE A. KELSO, graduate of University of Nashville; Methodist preacher laboring in the Tennessee Conference, died in Hampton, Va., August 10, 1843.


September 22, 1843

EDMUND R. READ died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Sept. 10, 1843 in the 27th year of his age.

Rev. J. E. COLE, Hickman Co., Ky., died September 6, 1843.

ANN MATILDA HEDENBURY daughter of C. J. and Mary E. Hendenbury, died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 14, 1843 aged 17 months and 8 days.

ELIZABETH A. M. GAUSE wife of Samuel S. Gause, Launderdale Co., Tenn.; daughter of Selusas Sweet, Horry District, S.C., born there, Jan. 29, 1812; married April 1830; moved from S.C. to Lauderdale Co., Tenn., spring 1836; died Sept. 15, 1843; her youngest son [unnamed], aged 3 1/2 years old, died a few days before she died.

MARILLA ELIZABETH HOLLEMAN daughter of David and Elizabeth Luter; born Jones Co., Ga., July 30, 1824; married Barnett Holleman, Jan. 2, 1840 and moved the following December to Madison Co., Miss. where she died Sept. 8, 1843.

ROBERT THOMAS BOWERS son of Stanly D. and Louisa S. Bowers, born, Aug. 31, 1842; died June 9, 1843.

MARY MAYES born N.C.; daughter of Alexander Reid; moved with parents to Oglethorpe Co., Ga.; married Samuel Mayes, 1801; died Dallas Co., Ala., June 22, 1843 aged 57 years, 4 mos. [February 1786].

MARY ANTHONA COODY wife of William H. Coody; daughter of James and Judith Asbury, died July 30, 1843 aged 22 years, 11 months, 11 days [August 19, 1820].

WILLIAM THOMAS born Richmond Co., N.C.; died July 28, 1843 aged 45 years.

ANN SEARCY wife of John W. Searcy, died Rutherford Co., Tenn., August 31, 1843; born Davidson Co., Tenn., May 12, 1815; three children.

JOHN RANDOLPH BOWLES son of John and Sarah Ann Bowles died Sept. 8, 1843 aged 7 mos, 7 days [February 1, 1843].


September 29, 1843

Tribute of respect for Rev. GEORGE W. KELSO who died in Hampton, Va., August 10, 1843; graduate, 1835, University of Nashville; by the Erosophian Society, that university, Nashville, dated September 25, 1843.

JOHN W. SEARCY, Rutherford Co., Tenn., died September 18, 1843.

INFANT SON of Amzi and C. A. JONES died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 21, 1843 aged 4 mos., 19 days [May 2, 1843].

JOHN FRANCIS OWEN died Williamson Co., Tenn., Sept. 17, 1843 in the 22d year of his age.

Reverend JOSHUA E. COLE born N.C., 1775; moved with parents to Knox Co., Tenn., 1812; married Elizabeth Smith; a Methodist preacher; ordained deacon, Nov. 1, 1825; ordained elder, Nov. 13, 1831; died Sept. 1, 1840.

HARRIET WEAVER wife of Dr. James A. Weaver, Somerville, Tenn., died Memphis, Tenn., June 19, 1843 in the 21st year of her age.


October 6, 1843

Mrs. LUCY P. CHRISTIAN died Aug. 25, 1843 aged 63 years; six children. [Wilcox Co., Ala. ?]

JOSEPH BENNETT, veteran of Revolutionary War, formerly of Mecklenburg Co., Va., died in residence of his son, Thomas Bennett, Rutherford Co., Tenn., Aug. 5, 1843 in his 87th year

Colonel HIRAM TENESON, Rutherford Co., Tenn., died Cannon Co., Tenn., June 28, 1843, in the 34th year of his age.


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JOHN WOFFORD born in Maryland; moved to New Orleans, La. where he married Sarah Gardner, 1797; moved to Tenn., 1806; to Stewart Co., Tenn., 1811; died there, Sept. 14, 1843 aged 75 years, 6 months [March 1768]; eight children.

J. B. WATSON born Madison Co., Ala., June 11, 1822; moved with parents to Talladega Co., Ala., 1834; moved to Phillips Co., Ark., 1842 where he died July 9, 1843.

JOSHUA LOGUE son of Cairney and Margaret Logue, born July 1, 1822; died March 30, 1843.

ELIZABETH HALE wife of C. S. Hale; died Greene Co., Ark., Sept. 8, 1843.

TEMPERANCE H. HARVEY wife of Calvin M. Harvey; daughter of Thomas and Nancy Williams; moved with parents from Chatham Co., N.C. to Hardeman Co., Tenn., 1834; married Dec. 1841; died May 4, 1843.


October 13, 1843

JOHN SPENCER son of John W. and Margaret E. Spencer, died Bedford Co., Tenn., recently, aged 3 years and 40 days.

Reverend JOHN COONS born Franklin Co., Tenn.; died Sept. 16, 1843 in the 29th year of his age; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1836; labored in the Alabama Conference.

ANN ELIZA BROWN married Francis H. Jones, Courtland, Ala., Feb. 1842; died Sept. 3, 1843 and was buried with her infant child.

FRANKLIN SKINNER died Saline Parish, La., July 11, 1843 aged about 35 years.

SARAH A. E. STRONG died Lowndes Co., Miss., Sept. 22, 1843 in the 17th year of her age; native of Oglethorpe Co., Ga.

NANCY DAVIS wife of James Davis, died Fayette Co., Ala., July 31, 1843 in her 30th year.

SARAH AUGUSTA CASEY daughter of Thomas C. Casey,. Davidson Co., Tenn., died Sept. 28, 1843 aged 19 years.


October 20, 1843

LUCRETIA ADELAIDE CLAY youngest daughter of Colonel John A. and Lucretia Ann Rogers, died Sept. 7, 1843 aged 15 mos., 15 days [May 22, 1842].

MARTHA ANN SEARCY daughter of John W. and Ann Searcy, died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Sept. 29, 1843 aged 4 years.

MARY ANN FALTS daughter of King and Elisha White [as given in memoir], born Nov. 28, 1823; married H. G. Falts, June 7, 1841; died Sept. 9, 1843. Her only daughter, LAURA LOUISE FALTS, born January 16, 1843; died September 7, 1843.

SAMUEL M. W. MASSIE born Fauquier Co., Va., April 14, 1820; married Sarah A. E. Spencer, Maury Co., Tenn., Aug. 4, 1842; died Green Co., Ala., August 25, 1843.

CONRAD HUSS born Ky.; died Tenn., Sept. 20, 1843.

DAVID ROSE, Dickson Co., Tenn., died Sept. 5, 1843 in the 22nd year of his age.

CATHARINE M. YANDELL wife of Dr. William Yandell, died near Benton, Miss., Sept. 12, 1843 in the 35th year of her age.

LOUISIANA A. BROOKS daughter of James W. and Martha Brooks, died Shelby Co., Tenn., Sept. 23, 1843 in the 15th year of her age. Shelby Co., Tennessee.


October 27, 1843

JOHN FRANCIS OWEN son of Nathaniel R. and Susan Owen, Williamson Co., Tenn., died Hillsboro, Tenn., Sept. 17, 1843 aged 21 years; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, August 1843, but death took him off before he was hardly launched on his ministerial career.


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October 27, 1843

URSULA SLOVER wife of Calvin M. Slover, born New Jersey, May 5, 1807; moved with parents to Indiana; married April 27, 1837; died Sept. 27, 1843 in Arkansas.

MILLY MICHAEL wife of Joseph Michael; daughter of Roland Nice; died Sept. 16, 1843.

ISAIAH RODGERS died Morgan Co., Ala., Oct. 4, 1843 aged 38 years.


November 3, 1843

ELIZABETH G. ADAMS wife of Alfred Williams, died Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 29, 1843.

Colonel JOHN MILLER, lawyer and representative-elect to the next Congress, from Ga., died Savannah, Ga., October 16, 1843.

R. M. BURTON, Lebanon, Tenn., attending court at Gallatin, Tenn. died there, a few days ago.

WILSON WHITE son of David and Sarah White, born Giles Co., Tenn., 1821; had gone to live in Carroll Co., Miss., fall 1842 until last July when he was returning home when in a freakish accident his horse reared up and against White, striking and killing him, in Chickasaw Co., Miss., July 27, 1843.

SARAH PERKINS wife of William M. Perkins, died Aug. 17, 1843 aged 23 years.

SRAH KINKEAD daughter of William and Nancy Kinkead, born Sept. 5, 1824; died Hawkins Co., Tenn., August 26, 1843.

CATHARINE MARTIN daughter of Lemuel and Susan Hutchings; born Bedford Co., Tenn., May 14, 1812; married Samuel N. Martin, Marshall Co., Miss., Oct. 1, 1840; died Sept. 2, 1843; an infant son, six months old, survived her.

JAMES E. GRAHAM born Sumpter Dist., S.C., May 9, 1796; died Sept. 18, 1843; moved to Sumter Co., Ga.

ISAAC NEW BURROUGHS eldest son of Francis Burroughs, Vicksburg, Miss., died New Orleans, La., Oct. 7, 1843, yellow fever, aged about 25 years.

CATHARINE TABITHA SEARCY, about six years old, only daughter of John W. and Ann Searcy (dec), Rutherford Co., Tenn., died October 24, 1843.

ELIZA RICE died Adams Co., Miss., August 25, 1843 in the 31st year of her age.

FRANCES J. McKINE wife of William R. McKine, died DeSoto Co., Miss., July 31, 1843 aged 20 years.


November 10, 1843

HENRY S. GEURIN son of James and Mary Geurin, died Dickson Co., Tenn., Nov. 3, 1843 aged 10 months, 1 day [January 2, 1843].

SUSANNAH K. B. ROGERS daughter of Armstead and Susan Rogers, Montgomery Co., Tenn., died Oct 21, 1843 aged 3 years, 4 months [June 21, 1840].

SELINA PATIENCE HERBERT born Barnbury, Oxfordshire, England, July 8, 1785; migrated to the U. S., 1794; married Richard Herbert in Norfolk Co., Va., June 20, 1806; moved to Williamson Co., Tenn., 1808; died there, September 22, 1843.

MARGARET ELENE SHEPHERD daughter of Rev. Simpson Shepherd, formerly of north Alabama; born Portadown, Ireland, April 27, 1815; died Columbus, Miss., Oct. 24, 1843; attended the female institute in Athens, Alabama.

ARAMINTER JETER; another effusive obituary, void of biographical details. "The time of her death I cannot supply."

CATHARINE R. WHITE daughter of Major Spears, Granville Co., N.C.; wife of Major White, Dresden, Tenn.; died August 5, 1843 in the 37th year of her age.

JOSEPH H. PORTER died Amite Co., Miss. in residence of his brother, E. R. Porter, Nov. 3, 1843 in his 22nd year of age.


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WILLIAM M. BELL, native of Franklin Co., Tenn., but moved to Pontotoc Co., Miss.; alumnus, LaGrange College, Alabama; died New Orleans, La., Oct. 12, 1843 in the 27th year of his age; buried in Cypress Grove Cemetery.

WILLIAM GEORGE, formerly of N.C., died Yazoo Co., Miss., Sept. 22, 1843 in the 77th year of his age.

ELIZA A. BURTON died Sept. 17, 1843 in the 18th year of his age; niece of Isaac Burton.

REUBEN HUGHES born Patrick Co., Va.; moved to middle Tenn., then to Weakley Co., Tenn. where he died Oct. 13, 1843 in the 29th year of his age.

MARY CATHARINE POLK youngest daughter of J. J. and Theressa Polk, died Sept. 29, 1843 aged 9 mos., 17 days. [Mary C. Polk daughter of John Jackson Polk and Thressia Bowles Polk; she was born December 3, 1842.]

JOSEPH INGRAM, formerly of Kentucky; died Maury Co., Tenn., Sept. 9, 1843 in the 47th year of his age.

MARY R. G. FARISH daughter of Lamuel and Mary Mayes, born 1819; married Stephen Farish Sept. 18, 1838; died Aug. 29, 1843. Wilcox Co., Alabama.


November 17, 1843

Rev. BARNABUS McHENRY, an early Methodist preacher, died from cholera, June 16, 1843.


November 24, 1843

THOMAS BROTHERS SAWYER son of Rev. S. B. Sawyer, Alabama Conference, died Talladega co., Ala., Oct. 19, 1843 aged 15 months.

Dr. JOHN ALLAN died Huntsville, Ala., Nov. 14, 1843; pastor, Presbyterian Church, there.

CATHARINE LOGAN daughter of John and Francis S. Logan, died Pope Co., Ark., recently, aged 11 years.

SINDRILLER JACKSON wife of Armon O. Jackson; daughter of Peter and Mary Harrell; born York Dist., S.C., April 24, 1815; died Hardeman Co., Tenn., Sept. 18, 1843; married Dec. 1, 1833.

ANN L. JONES wife of Granbery B. Jones; daughter of William and Nancy Bryan; born Oct. 11, 1816; died Oct. 25, 1843; three children.

ISABELLA JANE HUDSON daughter of Thomas W. and Isabella Hudson, died Hardeman Co., Tenn., Sept. 25, 1843 in the 16th year of her age.

MARY HAYES widow of Henry Hayes, born Brunswick Co., Va.; moved to Green Co., Ga., 1805; died Talladega Co., Ala., Oct. 26, 1843.

DORTHA WILLIAMS wife of Edward Williams; died Williamsport, Tenn., Sept. 20, 1843; married 1842 and moved to Williamsport, June 1842; one child.

MARTHA W. DICKSON wife of Charles S. Dickson; daughter of James B. and Andromache Baird, Wilkinson Co., Miss.; died Oct. 14, 1843 in the 20th year of her age.

GILBERT WILLIAM WILKES GREEN son of Rev. Golman and Nancy Green, died Giles Co., Tenn., Sept. 30, 1843 aged 5 mos. 13 days [April 17, 1843].


December 1, 1843

McCOY W. CAMPBELL, Maury Co., Tenn., died while traveling, at Maysville, Ky., Nov. 18, 1843.

MILDRED M. PARISH wife of D. W. Parish, born May 23, 1803; died Nov. 2, 1843. Christian Co., Ky.

ALVA FINLEY died Jackson Co., Ala., Nov. 13, 1843 aged about 40 years.

ALEXANDER WESLEY PEEBLES died Nov. 12, 1843 in the 12th year of his age.


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December 8, 1843

JOHN P. SPROWL born in Tenn., 1800; moved with parents to Alabama, then to Natchitoches, La., 1822; licensed to preach as Methodist local preacher, 1831; died Sept. 6, 1843.

SUSAN CAROLINE SMITH daughter of John W. Smith; died Logan Co., Ky., Oct. 31, 1843, aged 2 years, 9 months, 10 days [January 21, 1841].

JOHN SWEZEA born Pa., about 1780; moved with parents to N.C., where his parents died; moved to Ga.; returned to N.C., 1800 and married Susannah Lyles, Nov. 27, 1800; moved to Jackson Co., Tenn., 1802; he died November 21, 1843.

JOHN N. STEWARD died Bowie Co., Texas, Aug. 13, 1843; native of Virginia.

LEROY P. AUSTIN died Tallapoosa, Ala., Oct. 30, 1843 after intense suffering, "nervous fever" husband and father (1 living child).

JACOB ROBERTS, native of Orange Co., N.C.; died Madison Co., Tenn., October 12, 1843.


December 15, 1843

Reverend Dr. ISAAC QUINN died Highland Co., Ohio, Oct. 18, 1843 in the 66th year of his age Methodist preacher since 1807; married Cynthia, daughter of James and Rebecca Witter, Tazewell Co., Va.; quit itinerant ministry and settled on a farm in Virginia; practiced medicine and serving as a local preacher; moved to Highland County in 1831.

JAMES DICK TODD son of Christopher and Sarah Todd, Maury Co., Tenn.; died New Orleans, La. Nov. 22, 1843 in the 22nd year of his age.

GEORGE D. YOUNG born Sumner Co., Tenn., Jan. 1, 1813; died Lincoln Co., Tenn., Nov. 26, 1843 in residence of father-in-law, Samuel Buchanan.

LEVI SPENCE born N.C.; moved to Weakley Co., Tenn., 1831; Graves Co., Ky.; died Dec. 11, 1843 in the 42d year of his age.

A poem in memory of FRANCES A. MORGAN, second daughter of Rev. William N. Morgan who died Oct. 3, 1843 aged 11 years; probably Fayette Co., Tenn.

THOMAS T. R. WILKES son of Mrs. Elizabeth Wilkes; born Maury Co., Tenn., July 8, 1826; moved with his widowed mother to Giles Co., Tenn., where he died November 20, 1843.


December 22, 1843

SAMUEL WATKINS born N.C., Oct. 1789; moved to Hickman Co., Ky. about ten years ago; died Oct. 31, 1843.

AMELIA J. SHINPOCH born May 18, 1806; married Joseph Shipoch, Jan. 10, 1822; joined Methodist Church, at Mt. Pisgah, 1824; died September 30, 1843.

ANN E. CRITTENDEN wife of W. H. Crittenden, Bolivar, Tenn., died Sept. 5, 1843. Methodist.


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