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


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January 5, 1912

JOHN EVANS, a sketch by G. H. Fielding
Born five miles from Baltimore, Md., Nov. 30, 1734; at age 14 years moved near to headwaters of Sam's Creek in upper Baltimore County (now part of Carroll County); there he died Feb 13, 1827; married Elenore Lamb who died in the 82nd year of her age. He was converted in 1764 to Methodism. He and wife had nine children, five living, David and John Evans; Rebecca, wife of Loyd Bennett; Elizabeth, wife of Loyd Selby; Sarah, wife of John Wesley Porter. The old Evans dwelling (built in 1764) stood on the old Liberty Road about 2.5 miles southeast of Stone Chapel.

Resolutions of respect for memory of Mrs. SALLIE SWANN KING who died Oct. 10, 1911; by the W. C. T. U., Gadsden, Ala.; undated.


January 12, 1912

Rev. WILLIAM JENKINS, North Carolina Conference, died December 19, 1911.

A tribute to Rev. JAMES G. CLARKE, who died in Tullahoma, Tenn., Nov. 29, 1911, by W. C. Sellars. "He was six feet, four inches high, well built, with a good brow, a kind eye. . . . He was a traveling Methodist preacher. After seven years in the presiding eldership - three years on the Lexington District and four on the Union City District - he was stationed again at Humboldt, Tenn. Here his health failed." Buried in N.C., at Wadesboro where his only daughter, Mrs. Bennett, lived.

Dr. JOSEPH THOMAS MILLER born Ohio Co., Ky., Oct. 14, 1840; graduate, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1870; located in Hartford, Ky., where he practiced medicine; married Jennie Short, May 6, 1880; seven children. Died Mar. 11, 1911. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery.


January 19, 1912

Rev. F. A. BISHOP died in Washington, N.C., Jan. 6, 1912; buried in Oakdale Cemetery.

Funeral services were held for SAMUEL CUPPLES at St. John's Methodist Church; he died Jan. 6, 1912 in St. Louis, MO.

ROBERTA MONICO RAY daughter of Rev. J. G. Ray, Tenn. Conference, born Mar. 26, 1844; died Britton, Okla., Aug. 20, 1911; married F. M. Ashley, Bethpage, Tenn., April 1866; four daughters.

ORRIE J. EHOLS [Echols?] widow of W. V. Ehols, daughter of Stephen and Malinda S. Simpson, born Danville, Ala., Oct. 2, 1852; died Hartselle, Ala., Oct. 19, 1911. Children, Eulah, wife of M. Pattillo, Lewis and George.

WILLIAM COLE WHITSON born Fayette Co., Ala., Dec. 1, 1846; moved to Miss. in 1866; married Octavia Turner (died August 1911), Oct. 16, 1878 and settled in Calhoun Co., Miss.; moved to the Miss. delta in 1892; six children, three surviving him. He was a "shouting Christian."

LUTITIA GILL died Clardyville, Tenn., Oct. 17, 1911 aged 44 years; married Hensley Gill (died May 1903), Sept. 1887; five children.

TOMMIE HARWELL, grandson of Rev. Clint Young, dec., died Sept. 22, 1911 aged abt 26 years.

SUSAN CARR RICKMAN daughter of Sual and Mattie Carr, granddaughter of John Carr, author of EARLY TIMES IN TENNESSEE, born Sumner Co., Tenn., 1831; married W. T. Richman, 1854; four daus., one son; died July 12, 1911.


January 26, 1912

A. S. DICKEY, father of Rev. C. K. Dickey, Ky. Conference, recently celebrated his 80th birthday in Lexington, Kentucky.


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Rev. JOHN A. WOOD, South Carolina Conference, died Jan. 10, 1912, Greenville, S.C.; retired in 1892.

WILLIAM THOMAS died Chattanooga, Tenn., Jan. 20, 1912 aged 85 years.

Photograph of Rev. J. W. KIZZURE and family - wife and eight children - in Altus, Oklahoma; page 28.

LULA SHIRLEY MARSTON born Coles Co., Ill., Sept. 23, 1862; died El Paso, Texas, Dec. 31, 1911; taught school in Gainesville, Texas; married Rev. Arthur Marston, Cook Co., Texas, Jan. 27, 1892; one dau., one son; moved to El Paso seven years ago.

ELIZABETH HALLEY, nee Cox, born Currituck, North Carolina, Aug. 22, 1847; moved with family to Collierville, Tenn. in 1860 where she died Sept. 28, 1911; married Hezekiah Summerfield Halley, Dec. 16, 1867; two daus. two sons.

BELVIDENA STROUD born June 23, 1846; died near Union City, Tenn., Aug. 28, 1912; daughter of Thomas Key, Gibson Co., Tenn.; married Gideon A. Stroud, Dec. 17, 1881; three children, surviving, were Luther and Mrs. Eunice Martin.


February 2, 1912

Photograph of Rev. JAMES E. McCONNELL, pastor, Stillwater, Oklahoma Methodist Church; page 20.

Tribute of respect for memory of Mrs. REBECCA PURDY, recently deceased; by Home Mission Society, Methodist Church, Henderson, Tenn.; undated. She had been more than 30 years the president of the local foreign missionary society.

Tribute of respect for memory of Mrs. LYDA CLARK DARLINGTON, recently deceased; by Board of Steward, Johnson Memorial Church; undated.


February 9, 1912

Photograph of Rev. J. E. CRUTCHFIELD, president of Columbia Junior College, Milton, Oregon; page 4.

Photograph of Rev. C. E. BOWER, pastor, William, California Methodist Church; page 21.

SARAH ELIZABETH HONAKER, nee Hagy, born Washington Co., Va., May 23, 1829; died in Waynesville N.C. in residence of dau., Mrs. S. A. Jones, Oct. 23, 1911; married Samuel N. Honaker (died Jan. 22, 1903), Dec. 24, 1850.

ESTHER ELIZABETH GARDNER wife of Dr. Herbert Gardner and wife, born Hillsville, Va., May 13, 1909; died June 18, 1911.

Resolutions of respect for memory of ROBERT C. BAILEY; by Louisburg, N.C. Baraca Class, Methodist Church; undated.


February 16, 1912

Rev. J. M. VADEN, Tennessee Conference, died Lynnville, Tenn., February 9, 1911.

ISABELLA A. RODER widow of Rev. Andrew M. Roder (died 1896), born in Morristown, Tenn., 1828; died Marshall, MO, Jan. 26, 1912; nine children, including Rev. W. M. Roder and Dr. Marvin Roder, a missionary.

Rev. GRANT T. SULLIVAN, DD, son of Nathan and Mary Sullivan, born Brownsville, Tenn., Feb. 20, 1853; died Paducah, Ky., Aug. 29, 1911; twice married; entered Methodist ministry, Memphis Conference in 1875.

ELIZABETH BANKS daughter of Carl and Christine Bricker, born Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, May 30, 1824 and came to the U. S. with parents about 1832 and settled in Hancock Co., Ill; married William V. Banks, Jan. 11, 1855; three sons. Lived in several towns and in 1882 moved to Versailles, MO and later to Florida but settled in Huntland, Tenn. in 1897. Died Nov. 6, 1911.


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NANCY MARGARET FARMER born Feb. 3, 1833; died Dec. 4, 1911, Cedar Hill, Tenn., in which locality she had spent her life; married Josiah Farmer; eleven children, surviving her, Mrs. Emily Griffin, Bemis, Tenn.; Mrs. Ida Bartlett and Mrs. Margaret Latimer, Cedar Hill; James L. Farmer, Cleveland, Ohio. [The family Bible record (1849), owned by the late Mrs. Glenn McGill, Camden, Tennessee, contains information:

Josiah Farmer, Jr. born August 11, 1826;
Nancy Margaret Farmer born Feb. 3, 1833;
Mary Elizabeth Farmer born January 18, 1852;
Sarah Francis Farmer born January 24, 1854;
Emily Farmer born August 26, 1856;
John Josiah Farmer born October 29, 1858;
Isaac Henry Farmer born January 25, 1861;
Ida Lee Farmer born February 25, 1863;
William Sanford Farmer born July 5, 1866;
Nancy Margaret Farmer born August 8, 1868;
Flora Mary Farmer born October 2, 1870;
James Long Farmer born October 13, 1873;
Frank Guy Farmer born November 30, 1875 [and died May 1, 1878]


February 26, 1912

Mrs. SARAH MASHBURN, aged 78 years, died Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 26, 1912.

G. W. STONE, Easonville, Ala., died February 3, 1912.

Mrs. J. R. GRAHAM died Atlanta, Ga., recently, aged 89 years.

Dr. NORTON ROYCE HOTCHKISS, surgeon, died New Haven, Conn., Jan. 29, 1912 aged 42 years; native of Mill, So. Carolina; studied medicine at S.C. Medical College and University of Maryland. Methodist.

GEORGE A. GRAY died Gastonia, N.C., Feb. 8, 1912.

SARAH FRANCIS WILLIAMS born Bedford Co., Va., Jan. 18, 1849; died Jan. 1, 1912; married Septimus Ligon Williams, 1847; moved to Newburg, Miss., 1867; three daus, nine sons.

MARY HAY born Lowndes Co., Miss., May 12, 1846; daughter of Colonel Thomas Cannon, formerly of Columbus, Miss.; married N. M. Hay, August 24, 1876; died Verona, Miss., Nov. 24, 1911; a dau., Maggie Hay; buried in the town cemetery.


March 1, 1912

W. J. YOUNG died Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 12, 1912 aged 80 years.

Rev. A. T. GOODLOE died near Nashville, February 22, 1912.

JULIA BARROW, nee Wilkinson, died Nov. 17, 1911 aged 5l years; born in southern Alabama; wife of William B. Barrow; alumna, Martha Washington College.

WILLIAM ALEXANDER CASEY born Sept. 1, 1840; died Walnut Hill, Ala., Aug. 3, 1911; married (1) Mrs. Mollie C. Pierce (died Jan. 2, 1897); four children, surviving, Mrs. E. A. Boyd, Durant, Okla.; Robert C. Casey, Walnut Hill, Ala.; Mrs. A. C. Nance. (2) Mattie Ross, Paducah, Ky.; a brother, J. J. Casey, Graves Co., Ky.; sisters, Mrs. Mary Weldon, Mrs. Bettis Sellars, Mrs. Sallie Lockwood and Mrs. Ida Rozzell. He was a Confederate veteran; spent most of his life in Graves Co., Ky. but in January 1897 moved to Walnut Hill, Ala.

THELMA INEZ BUTLER daughter of Rev. W. W. and Eliza J. Butler born Jan. 7 1906; died Oct. 30, 1911.


March 8, 1912

Rev. JOHN A. McFERRIN son of Dr. John B. McFerrin, died Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 1, 1912; born in Nashville, sixty-four years ago; alumnus, Emory-Henry College; entered Methodist ministry in 1871. Children, John B., George, Carter, Nashville; Dr. John A., Mt Pleasant, Tenn.; Mrs. J. J Stowe, Franklin, Tenn.; Mrs. J. A. Cunningham, Hartsville, Tenn.; Mrs. Pope, Ft. Riley, Ks. Buried in Gallatin, Tenn.


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[A lengthy encomium about Rev. John A. McFerrin, by W. B. Lowry, with a photograph of the subject, May 17, 1912 issue, pages 30-31]

Rev. ELI ALSTON WILKES, South Carolina Conference, died Columbia, S.C., Feb. 17, 1912.

ELIZA ALBERTHA McGOWAN born Magnolia, Ark., June 13, 1878; moved as a child, with family, to Clay Co., Texas; married H. J. McGowan, Henrietta, Texas, Dec. 27, 1900; four children, the youngest an infant who died Oct. 18, 1911, three days before her death. Buried in Hope Cemetery.

WILLIAM SMITH LENOIR born Oct. 7, 1842; died near Prairie, Miss., Nov. 6, 1911.

ELIZA ANN HUTTON born Washington Co., Va., Feb. 17, 1829; married S. D. Sanders, Smyth Co., Va., April 5, 1866; died Abingdon, Va., in residence of dau., Mrs. J. D. Dyer, Nov. 21, 1911; buried in Trigg Cemetery near Austinville, Va. Children, Mrs. Jefferson Dyer, W. D., C. N. Sanders; orphaned, she had lived with her grandmother, Mrs. McCreedy, then with two sisters, Mrs. William Winniford and Mrs. William Leonard.


March 15, 1912

Rev. C. F. ROBERTS died in Oklahoma, February 20, 1912.

Rev. A. S. COKER, pastor, Methodist Church, Steelville, MO, died Mar. 1, 1912.

Photograph of Rev. JOHN L. THOMAS, pastor, Methodist Church, Flintstone, Md.; page 21.

ALBERT THEODORE GOODLOE son of William Hill (died Sept. 6, 1834) and Emily Elizabeth Williams Goodloe (died Jan. 4, 1837); born Maury Co., Tenn., June 23, 1833; he and his only sibling, David Greenbury Goodloe, went to live with their grandfather, David Short Goodloe, Tuscumbia, Ala. until a short time later, their uncle, Robert Atlas Goodloe, became their guardian and took them into his home. The uncle's wife, Mary Lane Goodloe, was good to them. The boys attended the Minor School in Va. and he attended University of Virginia and graduated from the Richmond Medical College at the age of 19 years, 9 months; studied further at the city hospital in New York City; investing the money from his father's estate in an Ark. farm, he began farming in January 1854; married Sallie Louise Cockrill, Franklin Co., Ala., Nov. 29, 1855; moved to recently purchased home near the Hermitage in Tenn., 1869; served in Company D, 35th Ala. Inf. Reg., CSA; surviving the war he resumed farming but sold his Tenn. farm and moved back to Ark. where he farmed and practiced medicine. Joined the Presbyterian Church, Dec. 14, 1851 but joined the Methodist Church Sept. 9, 1860. He had written, "On Sunday, August 9, 1868, the Lord called me to preach, to be an itinerant Methodist preacher." He was licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Sept. 21, 1868 and entered the Ark. Conference; transferred to Tenn. Conference in 1869; among his charges latterly, Chapel Hill, Clifton and Union. He died Feb. 22, 1912; had twelve children. Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville.


March 22, 1912

Mrs. G. W. BOSWELL died Mt. Carmel, Ky., March 9, 1912.

Rev. JESSE J. PORTER, N.C. Conference, died Washington, N.C., March 10, 1912.

ISABELLA JANE BOOTH LAWTON daughter of William Armstead and Delia Jane Booth, born Haywood Co., Tenn., Sept. 9, 1839; died Jan. 9, 1912; married Dr. W. P. Lawton, Mar. 13, 1862; five children.

MARY E. WRIGHT, nee Moses, born Wayne Co., N.C., Oct. 20., 1846; alumna, Wayne Female Academy and Greensboro (N.C. ) Female College; married Rev. E. A. Wright, Jan. 18, 1866 in residence of her grandparents, Colonel Aaron F. Moses and wife in Goldsboro, N.C.; died Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 30, 1911; wife and mother.

LILLIE C. JONES wife of Dr. R. M. Jones, died Jan. 17, 1912; daughter of William J. and Miranda R. Jago, Muhlenburg Co., Ky. where she was born (Oct. 18, 1833) and reared; children, Jimmie, Estelle, Ruth. Buried in Paducah, Ky.


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March 29, 1912

WILLIAM A. OSBORNE, Atlanta, Ga., died recently and was buried in Paris, Ky.; aged over 85 years.

Photograph of Rev. JOHN PAXTON ERVIN, Toccoa, Ga.; page 21.

W. V. CONNELL born Aug. 6, 1851; married Mary Munger, Nov. 4, 1872; died Mayhew, Miss., Oct. 9, 1911; joined Methodist Church in August 1871; six children.

BETTIE JOHNSON BOSLEY died Jan. 19, 1912. Florence, Ala.

THOMAS WILSON SMITH born Granville Co., N.C., Aug. 22, 1829; died Oak Cliff, Feb. 11, 1912; alumnus, University of Miss., Oxford; married (1) Mary Charlotte, daughter of Joseph G. and Frances Webb Scales and had children, Dr. T. W. Smith, New Albany, Miss.; S. J. Smith, Lampasas, Texas; Mrs. E. W. Simpson and Mrs. R. E. Kennedy, Oak Cliff; (2) Mrs. Mary Bell Strickland Presbyterian. Buried in Ripley, Miss.


April 5, 1912

Senator ROBERT LOVE TAYLOR born Carter Co., Tenn., July 31, 1850; died Washington, D. C., Mar. 31, 1912; member of U. S. Congress, 1879-1881; governor of Tenn., 1886-1888; again, governor, 1896; elected to U. S. Senate in 1896.

BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE AMERICAN CONGRESS, 1774-1971, Washington, D. C., 1971, pages 1796-1797:

TAYLOR, Robert Love (son of Nathaniel Green Taylor and brother of Alfred Alexander Taylor), a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in Happy Valley, Carter County, Tenn., July 31, 1850; attended Pennington Seminary and Buffalo Institute (later Milligan College), Tennessee; engaged in making bar iron and in tobacco raising; studied law in Jonesboro, Tenn.; was admitted to the bar in 1878 and practiced in Elizabethton and Jonesboro; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1881); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1880 to the Forty-seventh Congress and for election in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress; practiced law and also engaged in the newspaper business in Johnson City, Tenn., in 1880; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Cleveland and Hendricks in 1884; pension agent at Knoxville, Tenn., 1885--1887; was Governor of Tennessee 1887- 1891; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Cleveland and Stevenson in 1892; resumed the practice of law in Chattanooga, Tenn.; again served as Governor of Tennessee from 1897-1899; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in January 1907 for the term beginning March 4, 1907, and served until his death in Washington, D. C., March 31, 1912; interment in the Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn., reinterred in Monta Vista Cemetery, Johnson City, Tenn., in 1938.


Photograph of Rev. FRANK HOPKINS, Butte, Montana; page 27.

WILLIAM F. MOSS born Greensburg, Ky., July 31, 1838; died Bethpage, Tenn., Feb. 7, 1912; married Luke A. Allen, April 7, 1862; 11 children, 8 surviving him. "He made it a habit for years to read the fifty-third chapter of Isaiah each morning before the day’s work had begun. "He liked old hymns like "On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand."

JOHN ALEXANDER COTTON born Jan. 21, 1836; died August 8, 1911; married (1) Rachel Tucker, Jan. 16, 1863; nine children, six surviving him; Rev. J. Thomas Cotton; Rev. John A. Cotton, local Methodist preacher; Herbert M. Cotton; Robert N. Cotton; Mrs. Walker Farley; Mrs. Wallace Lazenby; those deceased, Joseph Harvey Cotton; Annie Lee, wife of H. E. Clement and Mary Bet. He married (2) Mrs. Callie Smith, Davidson Co., Tennessee.

Photocopy of an interesting insurance policy application of General ROBERT E. LEE, for his "Arlington" residence; a house valued at $5000, a barn at $800; the former dwelling was built of brick, main building two stories high and wings one story and built about the year 1820." On the Hartford Insurance Company, dated October 17, 1859.


April 12, 1912

JOHN E. MORRISS, Methodist layman, died Birmingham, Ala., April 6, 1912.

Rev. S. L. LEE died West Point, Ky., Jan. 25, 1912; born Hart Co., Ky., Sept. 21, 1839; married (1) Eliza A. Farquar (died 1896), 1859 (one dau., one son); (2) Mary Allen.

Resolutions of respect for memory of SAMUEL CUPPLES who died Jan. 6, 1912; by a church group; undated.


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April 19, 1912

SALLIE BELL MOORE born Todd Co., Ky., Sept. 6, 1847; daughter of J. W. and Sarah Browder Bell; married (1) John Roach (died Nov. 1891), Dec. 5, 1867; (2) A. N. Moore, Sept. 5, 1895; died March 4, 1912. Her grandfather, Caleb Bell, was a local Methodist preacher.

MARTHA JANE MAJOR, nee McFall, born Maury Co., Tenn., Dec. 12, 1825; died March 10, 1912; married Rev. James M. Major, Memphis Conference, July 26, 1843; ten children', seven surviving her, Mrs. Robert Mitchell, Alice, Nora, J. M., J. B., Dr. George L. and Mrs. George Sellars.

SAMUEL J. ALEXANDER born Dec. 1, 1833; died Macon, Tenn., Mar. 19, 1912; town merchant; married Mary Towles, Oct. 1858; served in Confederate army.


April 26, 1912

A lengthy article on the sinking of the great oceanliner, the "Titanic", "off the banks of Newfoundland", April 15, 1912; page 4.

G. W. BEARD died Hardinsburg, Ky., April 17, 1912 aged 86 years; active Methodist layman.

IDA MEFFORD wife of W. A. Mefford, Thompson's Station, Tenn., died Feb. 2, 1912, apoplexy; wife and mother.

OTIS C. TAYLOR born Nolensville, Tenn., Jan. 15, 1883; died near Nashville, Tenn., April 3, 1912; married Annie Fulghum, June 7, 1906; two children.

MARY B. VAUGHAN RHEA born Brunswick Co., Va., Oct. 17, 1829; moved with parents to Tennessee, then to Kentucky; married Dr. R. H. C. Rhea (died April 11, 1898), Jan. 11, 1853; lived in several Ky. counties before settling in Union Co., Ky. in 1860; five sons. Died March 13, 1912.

EVELYN PARKER CRUMBAUGH born Cedar Hill, Ky.; alumna, Millersburg Female College; taught school in Ky.; married G. C. Crumbaugh, June 1875 and lived in Paducah, Ky.; died Dyersburg, Tenn., August 29, 1911.


May 3, 1912

WILLIAM C. McTYEIRE died in residence of son-in-law, John V. Smith, Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 16, 1911; son of John and Elizabeth McTyeire; born Russell Co., Ala., Jan. 15, 1840; married Callie Houser, Nov. 21, 1860; served in 17th Ala. Inf. Reg., CSA; farmer. Buried in Walnut Grove Church Cemetery.


May 10, 1912

Dr. S. S. KEESER died Monroe, La., April 23, 1912.

Mrs. ELIZABETH RUFF MITCHELL "now" living in Clayton Co., Ga., was born in South Carolina, August 20, 1813; moved with parents to Henry Co., Ga.; member of Methodist Church for 87 years; blind and her hearing "is" deficient; a numerous progeny.

MALISSA A. BILES MILAM born Henry Co., Tenn., Mar. 26, 1856; died Humboldt, Tenn., Dec. 11, 1911; married William C. Milam; one dau., four sons.

Miss MOFFET SPIVEY born March 1837; died Kellyton, Ala., Feb. 22, 1912.

Dr. ANDREW JACKSON DYER born Smith Co., Tenn., Jan. 13, 1831; died Hill Co., Texas, Mar. 14, 1912 moved to Ark. in 1853; married (1) Eva Toamer (died Jan. 11, 1892), Dec. 5, 1854; served in Co. 14, Mounted Rifles under Capt. R. P. Parkes, CSA; army surgeon; married (2) Mrs. Sarah Pierce.

JEPTHA CRAWFORD JONSON born "now" Daviess Co., Ky., Sept. 10, 1833; died Greenville, Ky., April 10, 1912; moved to Ark. in 1855; cotton planter; served in Confederate army, reaching rank of lieutenant-colonel; taken prisoner at battle of Helena, Ark., July 4, 1863 and kept as POW in Johnson's Island until Feb. 1865 when he was exchanged; married Mary E. Gilson; practiced law; moved to Calhoun, Ky. in 1868; then to Greenville. Eight children.


May 17, 1912

Dr. FRANK RICHARDSON "veteran minister" of the Methodist Church died Fountain City, Tenn. April 4, 1912.


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Rev. C. H. GALLOWAY died Norfolk, Va., March 28, 1912.


May 24, 1912

JAMES B. RICHARDSON, Nashville, born Athens, Ala., 1848; served in Confederate army; moved to Nashville, Tenn. in 1868 where he died May 18, 1912.

Mrs. M. A. ALLEN born Iredell Co., N.C., June 20, 1825; daughter of Capt. T. L. Tucker; sister of General W. F. Tucker, CSA; married Rev. A. C. Allen (died Jan. 19, 1880), Nov. 4, 1846; seven children; moved to Texas in 1874.

SARAH JANE KOGER, Brockville, Miss., born near Dover, Delaware, Sept. 25, 1827; moved with parents to Mobile, Ala.; married Rev. T. J. Koger, Feb. 6, 1850; husband killed in Confederate army at battle of Perryville; she died Feb. 5, 1912.

LAURA A. TRAVIS oldest daughter of A. F. and Ellen Stovall, born July 4, 1851; married James E. Travis, Dec. 18, 1872; two children; died Dec. 18, 1911.

MARY V. BARNETT daughter of Rev. William P. and Jane Barnett, born Jefferson Co., Ky.; married Abraham O. Russell (died 1895), Sept. 15, 1867; children, Lena, wife of Joseph W. Moore; Lora, wife of George W. Weedon; Joseph, died young; moved to Nashville in 1908; died Feb. 27, 1912.

ELLEN E. ANDERSON born Va., 1826; moved with parents to Tenn. in 1849; to Hickman Co., Ky., in 1861 where she lived until May 1909; died Feb. 15, 1912.

JAMES HOOD born Giles Co., Tenn. Sept. 4, 1847; died Bartlett, Tenn., typhoid fever, Sept. 18, 1911; married Obie Phipps, August 27, 1867; one son, Ernest.


May 31, 1912

ROBERT EDWIN "Bobbie" TAYLOR son of James A. and Ann B. Taylor, born Haywood Co., Tenn., May 22, 1851; died where he had lived and was born, Nov. 11, 1912; married Emma Taylor; two daus., three sons, J. L. Taylor, Edwin Taylor, Allen Taylor, Mrs. Octavia Walker, Martha Taylor. A brother, Will A. Taylor, lived in Brownsville, Tenn.

CARRIE BELLE CASEY NANCE daughter of W. A. Casey, born Sedalia, Ky., Sept. 18, 1876; died near Mayfield, Ky., Sept. 21, 1912; married (1) T. S. Allen (two sons, Walter and Curtis); (2)A. C. Nance (two sons, Bryan and Rupert). Died Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 21, 1911.

SIDNEY A. BRILEY widow of Rev. Thomas Briley, Baltimore Conference, died Harrisonburg, Va., Feb. 2, 1912.

DORCAS ANN ADDINGTON, nee Barnes; married Virgil P. Addington (died Aug. 4, 1883), Dec. 4, 1855; lived in Hartford, Ky. where she died April 6, 1912; one child, Mrs. Jesse E. Fogle.

WILLIAM B. B. PORTER son of Rev. R. G. and Helen Porter, born Jan. 23, 1869; died Shreveport, La., Jan. 19, 1912.


June 7, 1912

It was noted that a memorial window placed in Westminster Abbey, London, England, recently placed, in memory of JOHN BUNYAN, 1628-1688, with some biographical content; page 17.

Rev. D. L. PARRIS born Ga., 1849; died Florence, Ala., May 29, 1912. Methodist preacher.

Dr. ED A. MARTIN born Simpson Co., Ky., Sept. 28, 1824; died Cameron, Texas, April 10, 1912; licensed to preach in Methodist Church in 1843 and labored in the Kentucky Conference; graduate, Louisville University, 1855; located in Cameron in 1860.

MARY LEWIS SELF daughter of William L. and Alice Malone, born Colbert Co., Ala., July 19, 1833; died Mar. 12, 1912; surviving were her widower and three children.

WILLIAM MIKE TEER born Alamance Co., N.C., Feb. 16, 1850; died Mercer, Tenn., May 1, 1912; married Sallie J. Pentecost, Sept. 19, 1875; thirteen children.


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June 14, 1912

LIZZIE M. SHANNON daughter of Fountain and Letitia Shaw, born Davidson Co., Tenn., Aug. 6, 1871; graduate, Peabody Normal College, 1891; died Nashville, Tenn., October 18, 1911.

MARY ANN McCARLEY daughter of Thomas and Caroline Mills, born in Tenn.; married Willie McCarley, 1867 and moved to Altus, Oklahoma in 1890; died Feb. 29, 1912.

C. B. WEBB born Bullitt Co., Ky., Mar. 16, 1838; died Ada, Okla., May 20, 1912; "brought Up" by an uncle, Rev. John Hall, local Methodist preacher; married Ellen Shadburne, Aug. 28, 1860. Buried in Rosedale Cemetery in Ada.

MARY RAYMOND GRISET wife of Stephen Griset; daughter of Rev. R. R. Raymond, Los Angeles, Calif., born Sipe Springs, Texas, Dec. 7, 1888; died Los Angeles, April 15, 1912; wife and mother.

WILLIAM A. OSBORN died Atlanta, Ga., March 1912; born Putnam Co., Ga., Jan. 16, 1826; moved to Bourbon Co., Ky., in 1833 where he lived until 1876; married Mary Cahal, 1883; having been twice married previously. Children of a former marriage: George, Pauline and Mrs. M. O. Adams.


June 21, 1912

"In Memoriam," Mrs. THOMAS EAST daughter of C. P. Andrews, recently deceased; by Sunday School of Washington Heights Methodist Church; undated.

Rev. C. F. ROBERTS, native of Buncombe Co., N.C., died Feb. 26, 1912 aged 63 years.

SUE RIGGS GILL died in Florida, March 18, 1912; burial in Shelbyville, Tenn.

Resolutions of respect in memory of HENRY P. FOSTER who died Dec. 2, 1911 in the thirty- third year of his age; by the Bethel Methodist Church membership; undated.


June 28, 1912

Mrs. RACHEL DICKEY born Boone Co., Tenn. [There is no Boone Co., Tenn.; could Blount Co. have been intended?] Died near Spokane, Washington, April 22, 1912 aged 76 years.

WILLIAM H. EDWARDS died Jan. 28, 1912; married Jennie Barrier, July 1866; six children, surviving were Thomas F., Everett, W. H., Jr., Ada and Lela Bailey. Burial in Mercer, Tenn.

AGNES R. JOHNSON died Monroe Co., W. Va., May 24, 1912; daughter of William and Mary Hinchman; born Monroe Co., Feb. 10, 1833; married William Barnabas Johnson, 1853; children, Marshall A., L. E., Robert L., Manelius W., Frank, James A. and Ida and Mary.

Resolutions of respect in memory of Rev. DUNSTAN MARION BANKS who died April 1, 1912, a "patriarch" of Trinity Church; by Trinity Sunday School, dated April 14, 1912.


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