Some More Tipton County Obituaries From Researchers

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Memphis Commerical Appeal - July 22, 1908

Albert and Mary Mayo lived their last years in Memphis, but Albert moved to Tipton County approximately 1842, from Pitt County, NC. Served in the Confederate Army, Tenn 4th Infantry, Company I, Tipton County Rifles. Married Mary Johanna Harrell in December 1865.

MAYO - At residence, No. 738 Vollentine Ave. (formerly No. 724 Brinkley St.) Tuesday, July 21, 1908, at 4 o'clock a.m. Albert, aged 76 years, 6 months, husband of Mary and father of Quintard, Wade, James, and Misses Julia and Mary MAYO, and Mrs. W. H. MOORE, Mrs. T. E. BELL, of this city, and Mrs. A. O. BURTON of Blythesville, Ark.

Funeral services will be held at Church of the Good Shepard this (Wednesday) morning at 10 o'clock. Friends are invited, Interment private.

Memphis Commerical Appeal - June 30, 1915

MAYO - At residence, 738 Vollentine Ave. Wednesday evening, June 23, 1915, at 7:15 o'clock. Mrs. Mary J., aged 72 years, widow of the late A. Mayo, and mother of Mrs. Lizzie Moore, Mrs. T. E. Bell, Mrs. A. C. Burton, Quintard, W. H., J. W., Miss Julia and Miss Mary Mayo.

Funeral services will be held at the Church of the Good Shepherd this Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Friends invited. Interment private. (Blytheville, Ark., and Covington, TN, papers please copy).

Contributed by Sarah Hutcherson

The Jackson Sun Vol.II No.54 September 29,1876 Taken from the Memphis Avalanche--A heart rendering accident occurred at Covington,TN on Tuesday.Mrs.Bailey SANDFORD,in administering medicine to her two young children,gave them morphine instead of quinine and the little fellows died in a few hours.

Contributed by Sarah Hutcherson

The Southern Statesman Volume 1 No.9 April 2,1831 Jackson,Tennessee

DIED-- At Covington,the 10th inst.,in the 32nd year of his age,Samuel THOMPSON,deputy sheriff of Tipton County,formerly of Orange Co,NC.

Contributed by Sarah Hutcherson



MAY 14,1831


MARRIED--In Tipton County,on Tuesday evening,the 12th inst.,Mr.Samuel H.BAUGHN to Miss Nancy DURHAM,of the same place,daughter of Maj.Thomas DURHAM.

Contributed by Sarah Hutcherson



JUNE 4,1831


THE OCCURRENCE--We learn from the Post rider,from Covington,that a murder was committed in that town a few nights since,by John HURST,on the body of Taylor RHODES,a highly respected citizen,of Tipton County.The circumstances attending the transaction are but partially known by our informant--except that HURST struck the deceased a violent blow on the head with a chair,from the effects of which he soon after expired. HURST made his escape.


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