DEATH NOTICES AND OTHER GLEANINGS
FROM THE WESTERN WEEKLY REVIEW
FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE 1831-1840
Abstracted by Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2004
MARRIED COUPLES WHOSE MARRIAGES WERE ANNOUNCED IN THE WESTERN WEEKLY REVIEW, BUT SOME OF WHOSE PERSONAL RECORD IN THE OFFICIAL MARRIAGE RECORDS IN THE COUNTY COURT CLERKS OFFICES IN THE VARIOUS COUNTIES SHOW DIFFERENT INFORMATION:
January 13, 1832
John A. WRIGHT married Julia Ann BIBB, Davidson Co., Tenn., January 7, 1832.
July 6, 1832
Stephen HANCOCK married Emaline LANE, Maury Co., Tenn., June 27, 1832.
September 7, 1832
Smith CRIDDLE married Lucinda WHITFIELD, Williamson Co., Tenn., September 4, 1832.
September 6, 1833
Thomas H. PERKINS married Louisa J. FROST, Williamson Co., Tenn., September 4, 1833.
July 25, 1834
Edwin REAMES married Margaret A. MAYFIELD, Williamson Co., Tenn., July 24, 1834.
October 24, 1834
James JOHNSON married Narcissa MERRITT, Williamson Co., Tenn., October 24, 1834.
October 24, 1834
Reuben A. GENTRY married Ruth ROGERS, Williamson Co., Tenn., October 21, 1834.
November 21, 1834
Thomas BUFORD married Elizabeth BUFORD, Williamson Co., Tenn., November 18, 1834.
December 26, 1834
Henry GREEN married HARRIET HENRY, Davidson Co., Tenn., December 18, 1834.
January 9, 1835
William W. WOODRUFF married Mary A. HAMILTON, Williamson Co., Tenn., January 1, 1835.
W. S. WARNER married Sarah WOOD, Nashville, Tenn., January 1, 1835.
April 10, 1835
Albert W. BLACKMAN married Elizabeth H. ANDREWS, Williamson Co., Tenn., April 8, 1835.
April 17, 1835
James McLEAN married Elizabeth RICKETS, Williamson Co., Tenn., March 23, 1835.
Britain WILLEFORD married Jane DUGGER, Williamson Co., Tenn., March 21, 1835.
John WHITE married Elizabeth OSBURN, Maury Co., Tenn., April 1, 1835.
Mortimer GREEN married PAZZIDA WADKINS, Maury Co., Tenn., April 7, 1835.
February 19, 1836
Andrew EWING married Margaret HYNDES, Nashville, Tenn., February 4, 1836.
January 4, 1839
URIAH CRAIG married Mary Ann TILETT, Williamson Co., Tenn., January 3, 1839.
June 28, 1839
Albert H. BAILEY married Louisa Ann FIGUERS, Franklin, Tenn., June 28, 1839.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS
February 8, 1833
According to the pension application (W8681) of ANN B. DUDLEY, widow of Colonel GUILFORD DUDLEY, he was born in Carolina County, Virginia, April l7, 1756; married ANN BLAND EATON, May 23, 1784.
June 7, 1833
According to notes appended to the pension application of SAMUEL GREER (S38769), he died May 27, 1833.
June 4, 1833
According to the pension application (S2460) of HENRY COOK, he was born on Thompson's Creek in Virginia, March 12, 1753.
May 24, 1839
The pension application (S1956) of WILLIAM HOPE shows that he was born in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, June 28, 1761; moved with his parents to York District, S. C., 1772; made several other moves before settling in Williamson County, Tennessee in 1810.
According to CEMETERY RECORDS OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, Franklin, Tenn., compiled by Louise G. Lynch and Volenia W. Hays, 1969, page 11:
Buried in the HALFACRE CEMETERY in Williamson County:
ELIZABETH HALFACRE daughter of JACOB HALFACRE, born January 2, 1811 and died August 3, 1835.
JACOB HALFACRE, born on the River Wrine, Germany, November 19, 1766; moved to U.S., 1770; died October 28, 1849.
ELIZABETH ALETHIA HALFACRE wife of JACOB HALFACRE born April 18, 1772 and died November 3, 1831.
No mention of ANDREW HALFACRE who died in this county, July 25, 1835.
These ladies reported finding tombstones to the following persons, some of whom are mentioned in this abstracts publication. Buried at MONTPIER:
MARY M., wife of THOMAS H. PERKINS
born March 4, 1763; died October 28, 1835
MARY H., wife of NICHOLAS PERKINS
born January 22, 1794; died April 23, 1840
THOMAS H. PERKINS
born May 3, 1757; died November 15, 1838
born March 14, 1799; died January 6, 1848
In the book, OUR WEBB KIN OF DIXIE by William J. Webb, Oxford, N.C., 1940, page 100, are listed the burials in the old Dr. WILLIAM SMITH WEBB graveyard in Williamson County. Those pertinent to this book of abstracts:
Dr. HENRY Y. WEBB died October 9, 1835 aged 23 years, 3 months and 17 days old
Dr. WILLIAM WEBB born Dec. 11, 18l1; died January 16, 1840
[These were sons of Dr. WILLIAM S. WEBB (1776-1866) and wife, MILDRED (1780-1830).]
"General" BENJAMIN SWETT TAPPAN (Feb. 25, 1799 - Mar. 1, 1866), native of Newbury, Mass., Grand Master of the Tennessee Masonic Grand Lodge, 1834 -1836, prominent Franklin merchant, moved to Vicksburg, Miss. in the 1830s where he was also a well-known businessman. Mentions of him and his family appear frequently in the REVIEW.
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