By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1997



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January 8, 1852

MINERVA CONNER w/o C. Conner died Dec. 18, 1851 in her 35th year.

THOMAS MARTIN died Limestone Co., Ala., Nov. 15, 1851; born Sevier Co., Tenn., March 9, 1790; md Jan. 1, 1810, Overton Co., Tenn. and moved to Ala., then to middle Tenn. and then settled in Limestone Co., Ala.; "was an industrious, judicious and successful manager of his worldly affairs."

SARAH H. WILLIAMS w/o John Williams; d/o Andrew Oliver; died Nov. 26, 1851 in her 21st year.

JOHN W. STOCKWELL died Fleming Co., Ky., Nov. 14, 1851 in his 50th year.

Rev. GEORGE ROGERS born Bucks Co., Pa., Sept. 6, 1782; joined MEC at age 15; moved to Ky.; died July 18, 1851.

DAVID O. SMITH died Dec. 29, 1853 in 24th year.

SAMUEL S. SMITH died Feb. 24, 1851 in 50th year.

ISAAC N. SMITH died Nov. 19, 1851 in 25th year; all of Giles Co., Tenn.; father and two sons.

MARY BASKET w/o William Basket of Carroll Co., Miss. died Dec. 6, 1851; born Nash Co., N.C., March 4, 1810; moved to Smith Co., Tenn.; joined MECS 1851.

ELIZABETH TALBOTT died in Lexington, Mo. in the residence of her son-in-law, James Walton, Dec. 13, 1852; md, first, Capt. Parr; second, Capt. Talbott; moved with her only child, Mrs. Walton, to Mo. in 1840.

DOROTHA B. WINTERS d/o Emsley Barns; born May 1, 1825; died Claiborne Co., Miss., Dec. 22, 1851; joined MEC 1841; md James Winters, Oct. 9, 1845.

WILLIAM ELDER SR., born Dinwiddie Co., Va., June 7, 1767; moved to Rutherford Co., Tenn., 1815; moved in fall of 1837 to Gibson Co., Tenn. where he died December 12, 1851.


January 15, 1852

SALLY W. CUNNINGHAM w/o Jacob Cunningham; d/o James Wade, born June 17, 1816; died Barren Co., Ky., Nov. 4, 1851; joined MEC 1829.

RICHARD HAMMER, aged 82 years and some months, died near Thompkinsville, Ky., Nov. l0, 1851.

BASCOM KELLY s/o Rev. William B. and Nancy Kelly of Stewart Co., Tenn., born Nov. 18, 1851; died Dec. 15, 1851.

HENRY BEAN born Ohio Co., Ky., Sept. 8, 1816; died Nov. 23, 1851.

PHILLIP ROCKER born Md., July 9, 1786; died Oct. 12, 1851; moved to Ky. "early."

POLLY GODDARD w/o Lemuel Goddard; d/o David Nutter; died Scott Co., Ky., Nov. 15, 1851.

GEORGE W. WALKUP s/o Rev. James A. Walkup of Tenn. Conf., born Aug. 8, 1829; died Dec. 8, 1851.

LOUISA J. McFERRIN w/o Rev. William M. McFerrin, born June 15, 1817; joined MEC 1836; md June 13, 1837; died Dec. 21, 1851.

WILLIAM M. HUGHES born Va., Nov. 5, 1800; s/o Capt. John Hughes; died Oct. 18, 1851.

EFFY WINLOCK widow of Joseph Winlock; d/o Richard and Elizabeth Stephenson, died Nov. 19, 1851 in her 82nd year; born Berkeley Co., Va.; moved to Ky. 1787 and lived briefly in Louisville before moving to Shelby Co., Ky. where she lived and later died.

MARY HARDIN McLANE d/o William and Elizabeth McLane, died Jan. 2, 1852 aged 9 years, 9 months, 20 days.


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January 22, 1852

Rev. WILLIAM LEIGH born Gloucester Co., Va., Oct. 13, 1794; died Columbus, Miss., Dec. 21, 1851; joined MEC August 22, 1815; began his ministry in 1821; md Julia A. Crump; moved to Greenville, Va. and later moved to Randolph-Macon College, Va. where he kept a boardinghouse; moved to Lowndes Co., Miss. in 1846.

SARAH BELL SMITH d/o Rev. R. B. and Mary Collins, born Warren Co., Ky., 1825; md J. F. Smith, Sept. 1846; died Nov. 12, 1851; flux; left widower and 2 children, one aged 2 years, the other aged 4 years.

THOMAS W. POYNER s/o John C. and Mary Jane Poyner, died Nov. 27, 1851 aged 1 year, 5 months, 23 days.

MARY W. JONES born in Kentucky, May 2, 1822; md Green C. Jones, 1843; died Nov. 28, 1851.

CYNTHIA M. OUTLAW w/o John C. Outlaw, born Oct. 9, 1792; died Dec. 9, 1851. Obion Co., Tenn.

ALEXANDER H. LUCAS born April 13, 1826; joined MEC 1843; died Nov 27, 1851.

TABITH A. CORNELIUS born Va., April 9, 1794; raised in Lincoln Co., N.C.; d/o Rev. Thomas Jones who was still probably living "near one hundred years old"; md John Cornelius, March 12, 1812 and moved to Logan Co., Ky.; died Nov. 23, 1851.


January 29, 1852

MARGARET DAVIS w/o Elijah Davis, died Nelson Co., Ky., January 6, 1852.

WILLIAM B. COOK born Charlotte Co., Va., July 8, 1783; died Bolivar Co., Miss., Nov. 19, 1851; joined MEC 1844.

THOMAS W. LEWIS s/o Thomas W. and Judith Lewis; born Jan. 12, 1815; died Stewart Co., Tenn., Dec. 26, 1851.

CLARISSA McDOWELL d/o Gen. Henry M. Chrisman; died Jessamine Co., Ky., Dec. 29, 1851 aged 12 years.

MARY ELIZABETH ALLISON w/o Robert J. A. Allison; d/o Thomas and Mildred R. Blacknall; born Jan. 8, 1828; died Marshall Co., Tenn., Oct. 18, 1851.

HARRIET E. WITHERS d/o J. C. Carter, died Tishomingo Co., Miss., Jan. 8, 1852 aged 24 years, 4 months; md Col. W. F. Withers.

ELI T. STOLTZ born Robertson Co., Tenn., July 27, 1820; died Nov. 21, 1851.

ROBERT J. POYNER s/o James and Jane Poyner; died Nov. 10, 1851, Humphreys Co., Tenn., aged 11 years, 11 months, 5 days.

FRANCES BURKE w/o Thomas Burke died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Dec. 13, 1851.

ALEXANDER YERZLEY, Greene Springs, Ala., died Dec. 7, 1851 in his 78th year; native of England; came to U.S. over 20 years ago.

ELENDER G. MOORE born Rowan Co., N.C., Dec. 5, 1760; moved to Dixon Springs, Tenn. 1809; moved to Bedford Co., Tenn. 1815; died Dec. 9, 1852.


February 5, 1852

CHARLES M. DUNCAN died Jessamine Co., Ky. in the residence of his father, Jan. 13, 1852 in his 21st year.

YEARLY ORANGE died Jan. 6, 1852 on his way from Sumner Co., Tenn. to Butler Co., Ky.; born in Ky.; moved to Smith Co., Tenn. when young; moved to Butler Co., Ky. 1849; born Dec. 31, 1794; Baptist; left widow and 10 children.

Rev. HENRY LILE born Washington Co., Tenn., Nov. 12, 1776; at age 7 moved to Wilkes Co., Ga., then at age 16 to Jefferson Co., Ky.; then to Davidson Co., Tenn. 1797; md 1798; moved to Ray Co., Mo. 1836; joined MEC 1802; licensed to preach, MEC, 1828.

T. S. D. YOUNG, native of Tenn., died Johnson Co., Ark., no death date given.


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NANCY JANE McCREA w/o Duncan McCrea, born N.C., April 10, 1805; d/o Richard and Appolonia Flowers; md Alexander Dove 1826 who died in 1834; joined Presbyterian Church 1827; md McCrea 1840 and joined MEC 1844; died Dec. 23, 1851.


February 12, 1852

SUSAN DUNVILLE w/o Richard Dunville; d/o Edmund and Sarah Rice, born Jefferson Co., Ky., Nov. 30, 1802; died Hopkins Co., Ky., Dec. 2, 1851.

Tribute of Respect for Dr. A. THOMAS who died Jan. 27, 1852 in his 73rd year; by Western Star Lodge #9, Masons, dated Jan. 27, 1852.

ELIZABETH ALGOOD widow of Rev. William Algood, died Jan. 27, 1852 aged 85 years, 9 months, 5 days. Wilson Co., Tenn.

JOSEPH BLOUNT LITTLEJOHN died Fayette Co., Tenn., Jan. 2, 1852, pneumonia; s/o William and Sarah Littlejohn; born Edenton, N.C., Oct. 4, 1776; graduated from Princeton College, N. J., Oct. 4, 1796; in 1800 accompanied General Davis as secretary of the legation to negotiate a treaty with France; studied law in Halifax, N.C. and was licensed to practice law, June 1801; md Ann Maria Jones d/o William Jones of Halifax, N.C., May 17, 1804; settled in Granville Co., N.C.; joined MEC 1811; moved to Fayette Co., Tenn. in 1828; md, secondly, Mrs. Sneed of Lagrange, Tenn., Jan. 10, 1843; long an active MECS layman.


February 19, 1852

Resolutions of Respect for Hon. EDMUND DILLAHUNTY who died recently; by Cornersville Lodge #126, Masons, dated Feb. 5, 1852.

SARAH JANE JONES w/o Col. Wiley Jones, died Maury Co., Tenn., Dec. 24, 1851 in her 30th year.

FREDERIC CLARENCE infant s/o R. H. and Mary S. Whitlock, died Aug. 27, 1851 aged 11 months, 27 days.

NANCY PENNINGTON died at residence of her father, Robert Pennington, Robertson Co., Tenn., Jan. 19, 1852 aged 18 years, 7 months, 19 days.

ELIZA ANN STANBACK w/o E. B. Stanback; died near Macon, Miss., Jan. 15, 1852; left husband, 4 children; born Morgan Co., Ala., April 1, 1825; md there, Aug. 7, 1839; half-sister of Albert G. Roby.

ACHILLIS W. MOORMAN born Nov. 17, 1828; died Hardin Co., Ky., Aug. 20, 1851.

Resolutions of Respect for JOHN F. SCHOFIELD by Roberts Lodge #172, Feliciana Masons, Jan. 24, 1852.

LYDIA MAXWELL died Decatur, Ala., Jan. 2, 1852 aged 35 years, 5 months, 23 days.

Rev. JOHN MARTIN born King and Queen Co., Va., Oct. 9, 1768; md Lucy Burton, Nov. 26, 1796; joined MEC; ordained deacon, Feb. 24, 1821; moved to Sumner Co., Tenn. 1816 and 2 years later moved to Wilson Co., Tenn. where he died Jan. 5, 1845. His wife, LUCY, born April 26, 1779; died Dec. 4, 1845. Their son, ANDREW F. MARTIN, born March 26, 1818; died June 15, 1849.

WILLIAM HENRY BASCOM SEAT s/o Rev. William H. and S. L. Seat, died Jan. 9, 1852 aged 1 year, 3 months, 20 days.

/NANCY/ CURTIS born Randolph Co., N.C., Feb. 4, 1773; d/o Joseph Robins; at age 16 md "Mr." Curtis; moved to Humphreys Co., Tenn., then to Wayne Co., Tenn. where she died Oct. 17, 1852. Submitted by her son, William R. Curtis who failed to give his mother's given name(s).

MARGERY MORRISS died Dec. 19, 1851, Sevier Co., Ark., aged 51 years, 9 months, 17 days; left 7 children.


February 26, 1852

JEFFERSON WEAVER, resident of Knox Co., fell from steamboat and drowned in the Tennessee River "a few days ago."


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Capt. HENRY AUSTIN, an old Texas pioneer, died Galveston, Texas, Jan. 24, 1852.

Capt. JACOB HUNTER died Nashville, Tenn. a few days ago.

AARON READY, Esq., aged 49 years, died Wetumpka, Ala., recently; native of Rutherford Co., Tenn.

MARY C. LAND s/o John P. A. and Mary Ann Parks; w/o James D. Land; died Hickman Co., Tenn., Jan. 6, 1852 in her 23rd year; joined MEC 1845.

HENRIETTA RATHBURN born in Ohio; died Nov. 30, 1851 aged 25 years.

MARY E. THOMAS d/o Reuben and Harriet Tally; w/o W. B. Thomas, born Davidson Co., Tenn., July 9, 1834; md Sept. 26, 1850; died La., Dec. 12, 1851.

HANNAH MARTIN d/o Dr. Thomas Hinde, born Hanover Co., Va., March 6, 1777; died Madison Co., Ky., Feb. 11, 1852; at age 12 moved to Clark Co., Ky.; md William Kavanaugh at age 20 who died in 1806; left a widow with 6 children; md William Taylor who died in Feb. 1814 and he died; md Valentine Martin, a native of Va., with whom she had two daughters; mother of 10-children, 7 surviving, 4 of whom were preachers.

CATHARINE HULLUM d/o Joel and Catharine Sellars; w/o James Hullum; born Ocro /Horry/ Dist., S.C., 1766; moved to Miss. territory, in Warren Co., Miss. 1809 where she lived many years and died Jan. 10, 1852; left a widow to raise 7 children.


March 4, 1852

Mrs. SARAH KERLEY died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 28, 1852 aged 71 years, 6 months.

MARY L. CRICHLOW died Dec. 28, 1851 in Warren Co., Tenn. aged 13 years, 8 months, 6 days.

Rev. GEORGE A. THORP born Scott Co., Ky., Oct. 30, 1792; md Ann Bryan, June 15, 1813; died Nov. 28, 1851; joined MEC Aug. 1820; moved to Copiah Co., Miss. where she died Jan. 13, 1852; he md Amanda Bullard Claibourne and moved to DeSoto Parish, La. where she died Sept. 26, 1848; he md Mrs. Sarah Henderson.

Rev. SAMUEL DUKE McMAHON born Washington Co., Tenn., Nov. 5, 1789; moved to Texas 1831; died Sept. 18, 1851, Sabine Co., Texas; many years a MECS preacher; kinsman of the Rev. William McMahon of the Memphis Conference.

Rev. WILLIAM McCLELLAN died Feb. 4, 1852, Talladega co., Ala.; born 1801; moved from Franklin Co., Tenn. to Ala.; licensed to preach, MEC, 1841.

MARY E. WINSTON w/o Col. T. F. Winston; d/o Ephraim M. and Mary M. Massey, born Giles Co., Tenn., Nov. 5, 1827; died Marshall Co., Tenn., Feb. 13, 1852.

WILLIAM B. BALL s/o Tandy and Margaret Ball, born Maury Co., Tenn., July 26, 1822; died Dec. 6, 1852; consumption; left widow and 5 children.

WILLIAM W. COVEY s/o Rev. L. L. and Sarah Covey, born July 9, 1799; died Jan. 7, 1852, Hardin Co., Tenn.; joined MEC 1829.

MICHAEL H. WESTON born N.C., 1893 /1803?/; died Dec. 26, 1851. His daughter, RACHAEL P. MOODY, born Dec. 16, 1821; died of consumption, Jan. 28, 1852.

"Sister" NICHELS born Va.; md 1812; died Jan. 17, 1852 in his 76th year; moved to Fleming Co., Ky.


March 11,1852

Rev. WILLIAM J. ELLIS committed suicide, Jan. 23, 1852, Uphshaw Co., Texas, aged 26 years; left widow and children.

Mrs. SARAH WILLIAMS died Feb. 20, 1852 in her 95th year, Davidson Co., Tenn., left two sons, 1 daughter; a numerous progeny.

FELIX E. BELL s/o H. L. and R. A. Bell died near Farmington, Miss., Feb. 13, 1852 aged 1 year, 7 months.


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Rev. ZADOK B. THACKSTON born Prince Edward Co., Va., Feb. 31, 1766; moved to "Cumberland country" 179O; joined MEC 1793; licensed to preach 1798; served as a missionary and regular itinerant preacher at times; died Jan. 2O, 1852; md Susanna Taylor 1794; she died in 1829 and he md 1832 to Elizabeth Norris who died 3 years ago.

MARTHA M. DAVIS died Feb. 7, 1852 leaving an only daughter; other children had predeceased her. Tenn. Rolling Works.

MARY C. ROBERTSON infant d/o A. B. and M. R. Robertson, died Meade Co., Ky., Dec. 24, 1851.

LEARNER B. PARCKMAN born and raised in Stewart Co., Tenn.; died Feb. 12, 1852.

EVAN YOUNG born Va., August 4, 1795; died Maury Co., Tenn., Jan. 18, 1852; moved to Ky. early in life; moved to Columbia, Tenn. 1824 where he had a mercantile business.


March 18, 1852

Resolutions of Respect for THOMAS Y. DAVIS who died Feb. 22, 1852 in his 37th year; by Chaplin Division #148, sons of Temperance, dated Feb. 28, 1852.

JANE AMANDA McDONALD w/o Rev. L. B. McDonald of Ala. Conf., died Jan. 20, 1852, Green Co., Ala.; d/o William and Nancy Massee; born Stafford Co., Va., April 15, 1827; settled in Green Co. 1835; joined MEC 1845.


March 25, 1852

MARY A. D. GLASGOW w/o Joseph D. Glasgow; d/o Rev. Coleman Smith; died Dec. 25, 1851 in her 25th year; joined MECS 1851. Her husband, JOSEPH D. GLASGOW, s/o Isaac and Dasha Glasgow, born July 6, 1820, died Jan. 9, 1852; moved from Wake Co., N.C. to Weakley Co., Tenn. Their son, WILEY P. GLASGOW, died Jan. 27, 1852 aged 4 months, 25 days. SARAH JANE ADAMS, only child of G. W. and Dasha A. Rebecca Adams and niece of J. D. Glasgow, died Jan. 26, 1852 aged 2 months, 16 days.

J. D. McCLELLAN born Oct. 16, 1803; died Feb. 18, 1852; was on a trip to Florida to recover his health when he reached the Tenn. River and became desperately ill and died; body returned for burial in Jackson, Tenn. where he lived; left aged mother, siblings and a widow.

JOHN SKILLMAN MORRIS s/o Jonathan and Sarah Morris; born Breckinridge Co., Ky., March 18, 1822; died in same county, Dec. 21, 1831; joined MEC 1839; md Emeline Bruce, near Mt. Zion, August 2, 1849.

SARAH HARPER w/o Rev. Paule Harper; d/o James and Cynthia Wilson, born Clark Co., Ala., Nov. 5, 1815; moved with parents to Copiah Co., Miss. 1819; md 1832; died Jan. 14, 1852.

REBECCA MULLINS w/o Richard Mullins, died Grassy Creek, Pendleton Co., Ky., Feb. 5, 1852 aged 62 years, 9 months; joined MEC 1821.

JUDETH HARRIS widow of Mosley Harris, born Va., about 1774; moved to Bedford Co., Tenn. 1816 (?); died Dec. 7, 1851.

ELLEN P. WINBOURN d/o Rev. H. K. Winbourn, died Feb. 2, 1852 in her 21st year.


April 1, 1852

MARY E. HUGGINS died March 5, 1852 aged 21 years; Cumberland Presbyterian.

Mrs. E. HENDERSON w/o John Henderson, died near Cornersville, Tenn., Feb. 4, 1852 in her 62nd year; born Lincoln Co., N.C.; moved when young to middle Tenn.; her husband /unnamed/ died and she md John Henderson who died about 5 years ago; her mother died a few weeks before she had. Of her 6 children 2 survived.


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ELIZABETH F. MITCHELL w/o Dr. C. G. Mitchell; d/o Gen. Nicholas Blackwell, born Montgomery Co., Ala., Dec. 27, 1823; moved with parents to Fayette Co., Tenn. 1836; md August 21, 1838; died July 10, 1851. Her only daughter, SARAH ANN AMANDA ELIZABETH MITCHELL, died July 22, 1852 aged 9 months, 11 days. Also, on August 13, 1851, AMANDA C. DUNCAN w/o Jeremiah W. Duncan and d/o Gen. Nicholas Blackwell, died; left widower and 2 little daughters. She was born June 4, 1828; md Oct. 28, 1844.

MARY ANN LEATH died March 7, 1852 in her 21st year; oldest d/o William and Mary Leath.

BARTLETT YEARGAN died Williamson Co., Tenn., Jan. 24, 1852; born Chapel Hill, N.C., Jan. 18, 1790; moved to Tenn. 1812; md Mary Ann Lawrence 1813; joined MEC soon after marriage. "He was a Methodist of the old school."

ANNA ALLEN w/o Dr. Beverly A. Allen died Logan Co., Ky., Feb. 1, 1852 in her 85th year; native of S.C.; third d/o John and Sarah Singletary; niece of Bishop Capers.

Resolutions of Respect for Hon. EDMUND DILLAHUNTY, Past Grand Worthy Patriarch of the group memorializing him, Amicitia Division #29, Sons of Temperance, Feb. 7, 1852, Cornersville, Tenn. Also, a resolutions of respect for him by Waynesboro Lodge #127, Masons, dated Feb. 7, 1852.


Apri1 8, 1852

JAMES AUGUSTUS GLEAVES s/o Michael Gleaves, died Davidson Co., Tenn., April 1, 1852, lacking 1 day of his 19th birthday.

RICHARD LEAYCROFT died recently, upwards of 90 years of age, in New York.

Rev. J. S. GORSUCH of the Baltimore Conf. died recently.

THOMAS LEMON born Bucks Co., Pa., March 28, 1808; died Jefferson Co., Ky., Feb. 23, 1852.

SARAH JOHNSTON d/o H. and Elizabeth Purnel, died Madison Co., Ala., Dec. 2, 1851; born May 29, 1813; moved to Pike Co., Ga. where she md Benjamin Steely who died and she md to "Mr." Johnson; left widower and 6 children.

SOPHIA MANNING widow of Dr. James Manning; d/o Capt. Robert Thompson of Va.; born Petersburg, Ga., Sept. 13, 1782; died Aberdeen, Miss., March 9, 1852.

JOHN F. LAY born Lincoln Co., Tenn., April 7, 1828; died Feb. 29, 1852.

JUDA B. CRAWFORD died Feb. 7, 1852; born Richmond Co., N.C., August 4, 1811; d/o James and Hannah Cole; w/o Thomas A. Crawford of Paris, Tennessee.

MARTHA P. KING d/o James W. and Permelia E. King, died Wilkinson Co., Miss., Jan. 27, 1852.

SARAH ANN SAMUEL w/o W. A. Samuel, died Chambers Co., Ala., Jan. 15, 1852; born Putnam Co., Ga., 1816; moved to Monroe Co., Ga.; md April 1834.

LETITIA A. LOVE born Union District, S.C., July 7, 1818; moved with parents, John and Frances Ray to Henry Co., Tenn. 1832; md Samuel C. Love, April 24, 1834; joined MEC 1840; died Dec. 17, 1851.

POLLY T. BARKER w/o J. N. Barker, Montgomery Co., Tenn., died Jan. 17, 1852; d/o John and Lucy Cross; born Sussex Co., Va., Nov. 20, 1797; moved to Todd Co., Ky. where she md Jan. 29, 1818; moved near to Clarksville, Tenn., Jan. 1835; joined MECS Oct. 17, 1847.


April 15, 1852

HESTER C. HINTON w/o Rev. T. Wheeler, died March 21, 1852.

MARTHA C. HINTON w/o William F. Hinton; d/o Rev. William H. and Delian Lyle, died Feb. 25, 1852 in her 25th year. Sommerville, Ala.


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REBECCA FEATHERSTUN w/o Burrel Featherstun, died Madison Co., Ill, Feb. 4, 1852 in her 63rd year; d/o David and Rachel Adams of Armolia /Amelia?/, Va.; joined MEC 1839.

THOMAS WALES PIRTLE born Va., March 22, 1789; moved with parents, William and Mary Pirtle, at age of 4 years, to Washington Co., Ky. where he lived until his death, March 5, 1852; md Mrs. Nancy Hays, Oct. 3, 1830.

LUKE L. SMITH died Feb. 28, 1852 in his 34th year, Williamson Co., Tenn.; licensed in 1844 to preach locally as MECS preacher.

Major R. H. Mason born Davidson Co., Tenn., Dec. 23, 1797; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Jan. 1, 1852; veteran of Seminole War.

FANNY WALKER SMITH born April 1831; died Feb. 6, 1852.

NANCY R. WHITE w/o Jeremiah White, born April 25; 1794; died Oct. 14, 1851.

SUSAN E. LOWRY died March 10, 1852, consumption, Issaquena Co., Miss., aged 20 years.

WILLIAM F. TAYLOR born Dec. 9, 1831; died March 30, 1852.

MARY CATHARINE LARU d/o William R. and Sarah E. Laru, died March 20, 1852 aged 3 years, 2 months, 18 days.

MICHAEL HOUK born Pa., July 25, 1755; died Feb. 22, 1852; member of Lutheran Church until 1837 when he joined the MEC.

ELIZABETH ANN DYE w/o Joseph M. Dye, died Montgomery Co., Tenn., March 23, 1852 aged 55 years, at the residence of her mother, Mrs. E. Bobo.

JEFFERSON BROWN BENNITT died Feb. 15, 1852 aged about 8 months; s/o H. Bennitt.

"Mother" HARRINGTON born June 1789; md Hezekiah Harrington, Dec. 30, 1809; lived in Newbern Dist., S.C. until 1819 when they moved to Amite Co., Miss. and moved in 1843 to Holmes Co., Miss. where she died Feb. 3, 1852.


April 22, 1852

Capt. JOHN JAMES died Jan. 19, 1852 at the close of his 62nd year, Stewart Co., Tenn.

MARIA C. BEDFORD died Williamson Co., Tenn., Nov. 13, 1851 aged 20 years, 11 months, 16 days; d/o Rev. James and Jane Dancer; born Henry Co., Tenn.

NANCY NEVILLE ROBERTSON w/o Rev. S. L. Robertson of the Ky. Conf., died Louisville Conf., Feb. 26, 1852; d/o Fulton and Lucinda J. Cox; md August 19, 1845.

GEORGE T. WAINWRIGHT born Va., Jan. 29, 1817; his father, a Methodist preacher, died when he was young; moved to Fayette Co., Tenn. 1834; md Martha C. Walker, 1837 who died in 1846 leaving 4 children; md 1847 Sarah O. Lemon and had 2 children; the youngest children of his first and second wife predeceased him; he died Feb. 4, 1852; left widow and 4 daughters.

ELIZABETH KELLY d/o James and Mary Moore, born Somerset Co., Md., Jan. 12, 179O; joined MEC 1799; md Lewis Goslee in Md., 1800; he died and 7 years later she md William Kelly in 1815; he soon died and she moved west in 1836; died Miss. Co., Mo., Jan. 22, 1852.

NANCY T. DAVIS oldest d/o David and Henrietta Davis, Smith Co., Tenn., died March 1, 1852 in her 23rd year.

REBECCA BOBBITT born Pa., Sept. 12, 1774; d/o Joseph Day; md James Bobbitt, Sr., 1796; joined MEC 1800; died Pulaski Co., Ky., Sept. 10, 1851.

JAMES SAWRIE father of Rev. W. D. F. Sawrie of the Tenn. Conf. died Maury Co., Tenn., March 17, 1852 in his 70th year.


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MARTHA J. HOOD w/o D. K. Hood; d/o Henry and Jane Kinzer, born Jan. 12, 18--/left blank/; died March 11, 1852.

CLOTHA A. HARPER child of Matthew Harper born Feb. 26, 1851; died Oct. 24, 1852. Smith Co., Tenn.


April 29, 1852

Rev. Dr. J. L. CANTERBURY born Lawrence Co., Ky., Jan. 3, 1811; md Catherine Waugh,

Greenup Co., Ky., Nov. 24, 1836; moved to Mo. 1837; licensed to preach, MEC, 1846 "and until his death was a faithful and useful preacher of the Gospel." Audrain Co., Missouri; left widow, 4 children; died March 15, 1852.

ELEANOR COOPER died Henderson Co., Ky., Dec. 17, 1851 in her 75th year; w/o Leven Cooper, Sr. of Jefferson Co., Ky.; born eastern shore, Maryland.

Rev. JOSHUA PEARY born Brunswick Co., Va., Jan. 23, 1785; died Jan. 5, 1852; moved to Ala. 1818; settled first, Conecuh Co., then Wilcox Co., where he lived thereafter; MEC member; ordained elder Dec. 15, 1833.

McHENRY B. LOWE s/o Lewis Lowe died April 13, 1852 aged nearly 2 years.

ROBERT CLARK born Clark Co., Ky., July 10, 1793; died Estill Co., Ky., Feb. 16, 1852; in War of 1812; saw service on the Canada frontier; md Elizabeth Shackleford 1811.

MARCUS BURT, a student at school, died Middleton, Miss., died recently.

THANKFUL DAVIS died Holmes Co., Miss., Feb. 2, 1852; d/o Edward and Mary M. Cage; born Wilson Co., Tenn., 1832; md J. J. Davis "during the past year."

BOOKER CHADIS, formerly owned by Rev. Stit Maberry, Sumner Co., Tenn.; died recently in his 58th year at his master's, Col. Williamson, Wilson Co., Tenn.; licensed to preach by MECS for about 35 years; preached 900 funerals.

MILLY WARMACK died Davidson Co., Tenn. recently.

JANE JINKINS born Franklin Co., Tenn., Sept. 22, 1812; d/o Capt. Thomas and Mary Keesee; moved from Franklin Co., Tenn. to Tuscaloosa Co., Ala. 1818 and she md E. Jinkins, Dec. 22, 1831; died Feb. 24, 1852.


May 6, 1852

EMELINE AMANDA TRIMBLE d/o J. D. and Artemissa Trimble; born April 27, 1851; died April 9, 1852. Davidson Co., Tenn.

MARTHA F. NEALE, youngest d/o William P. Neale, born May 11, 1838; died Warren Co., Ky., Jan. 18, 1852.

SARAH H. BROYLES d/o John and Nancy Broyles, born Dec. 8, 1838; died Madison Co., Ala., March 2, 1852.

EDITH WHITE born Oct. 10, 1763; md Oct. 20, 1785; died March 11, 1852.

CAROLINE HUMPHERS d/o O. P. and Sarah Humphers, died Oct. 1, 18i1 aged 15 years, 4 months, 6 days.

DANIEL HARRIS born Powhatan Co., Va., Aug. 28, 1793; moved with parents to no. Ala. 1809; joined MEC 1822; elected circuit steward 1831 and recording steward 1834; died Madison Co., Ala., Feb. 7, 1852.

DICY BOURDEAUX widow of William L. Bourdeaux, formerly of New Hanover Co., N.C., died Copiah Co., Miss., March 17, 1852 aged 68 years; left N.C. with husband in 1845 and settled in Miss., but he soon died leaving her with several children.

WILLIAM A. BUILL s/o John A. and Mary A. Buill, died Feb. 15, 1852 aged 5 months, 8 days. Winston Co., Miss.

CATHARINE S. PORTER, nee Hecter, w/o Denton S. Porter, born Md.; md March 4, 1805; died Allen Co., Ky., March 9, 1852 aged 64 years.

T. L. T. TIDRAW s/o John C. and Martha M. Tidraw born Bedford Co., Tenn., Oct. 28, 1834; died Obion Co., Tenn., March 1, 1852.


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Four children of John and Ann Sipple, Grant Co., Ky., had died:

MARY JANE SIPPLE born Jan. 27, 1841; died Dec. 17, 1851;

MARGARET ANN R. SIPPLE born Jan. 21, 1838; died Dec. 19, 1851;

JOHN JAMES SIPPLE born April 16, 1846; died Dec. 20, 1851;

HESTER ANN S. SIPPLE born Feb. 12, 1844; died Jan. 14, 1852.

LOUISA A. L. SUTTON w/o William Sutton born April 5, 1835; died March 13, 1852.


May 13, 1852

MELINDA C. COCKE widow of Bradley Cocke, born Abbeville Dist., S.C., June 21, 1813; moved with mother and stepfather, Hudson M. Pitman, to no. Ala. 1822; to Miss. 1831; died Jackson, Miss., Jan. 5, 1852.

ABRAHAM FOREMAN born July 14, 1792; died Feb. 12, 1852. Louisiana.

SARAH R. BELL w/o William Bell; d/o Anthony and Mary Lee, born Montgomery Co., N.C.; moved to Tenn. 1808; md Sept. 17, 1820; joined MEC 1821; died March 16, 1852.

SUSANNAH WRIGHT w/o Pinkney M. Wright; d/o William and Edeth Lay; born April 13, 1813; md Oct. 17, 1839; died April 8, 1852.

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. T. S. ELLIOTT who had died recently; by Line Port Lodge #207, Masons, not dated.

FRANCES RANDLE HARRIS born Montgomery Co., N.C., May 20, 1785; md Edmond Harris, Jan. 16, 1803; died 5 miles from Lebanon, Tenn., April 7, 1852.

HEZEKIAH R. JONES youngest s/o Rev. John Jones of Millersburg, Ky., died Danville, Ky., Jan. 17, 1852 aged 24 years, month, 28 days.


May 20, 1852

SUSAN A. WHITE w/o Dr. J. B. White, died Crab Orchard, Ky., April 2, 1852 in her 43rd year.

MARY BERRY d/o John and Nancy W. Berry, died Feb. 19, 1852 aged 18 years, 10 months, 20 days.

VITULA GATEWOOD died Owensboro, Ky., April 19, 1852 aged 6 years, 1 month, 2 days.

DANIEL YOUNGBLOOD born Dec. 22, 1820; joined MEC 1842; died Feb. 24, 1852.

SARAH SNEED d/o Turner Williams; Davidson Co., Tenn.; w/o N. T. Sneed; died Waco, Texas, Feb. 6, 1852 aged 23 years, 8 months, leaving an infant 14 months old.

RICHARD WARREN STEVENSON s/o Willis and Eliza T. Stevenson, born Jan. 15, 1852; died April 5, 1852, croup.

FRANCES VIRGINIA MORRISON d/o Rev. W. H. and M. Morrison, born Uniontown, Pa., May 19, 1844; died in her 8th year /death date not given/.

Resolutions of Respect for WILLIAM J. JAMES; by Oakland Lodge #136, Masons, dated May 1, 1852.

ELIZABETH LANSDALL w/o Rev. Joseph Lansdell, died Lawrence Co., Ala., April 18, 1852; born Limestone Co., Ala., Dec. 27, 1822.

SARAH ANN B. MALONE d/o Thomas H. and E. T. Malone born Limestone Co., Ala., Sept. 4, 1834; died near Athens, Ala., May 2, 1852.

MARY ANN DUTY d/o Meredith and Mary Helm; born Oct. 25, 1788, Loudon Co., Va.; md Daniel Duty, August 27, 1805; joined MEC July 11, 1819; died Bath Co., Ky., April 10, 1852.


May 27, 1852

SARAH MEANS born May 26, 1813; md Samuel A. Means 1830; died Hopkinsville, Ky., April 7, 1852.


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PETERFIELD JEFFERSON second s/o John and Sarah S. Jefferson; born Cumberland Co., Va., Sept. 26, 1811; his father died in 1818; in 1819 the family moved to Davidson Co., Tenn.; moved to La. 1834; practiced law a while in 1835 but gave it up and settled in Clinton, Miss. in 1836; entered mercantile business with his brother, J. R. Jefferson; md Elizabeth H. Magruder 1838; died May 15, 1852, consumption; left widow, 7 children.

CLEMENTINE SETTLE d/o Henry and Nancy Andrew of Stewart Co., Tenn.; died Jackson Co., Tenn., March 16, 1852 aged 25 years; md in 1845 to A. G. Settle; left 2 children.

CAROLINE ELIZABETH LETELLIER w/o Thomas R. Letellier; d/o William S. and Sarah B. Talbott, born Sept. 9, 1823; died Hopkinsville, Ky., March 16, 1852.

FANNY JONES widow of John F. Jones; d/o T. Lyne, all died Logan Co., Ky. where she died March 19, 1852.

JOHN K. GARNER born S.C., Feb. 1782; died Dec. 6, 1851, typhoid fever; came as a young man to Madison Co., Ala. where he md Ruthe d/o Rev. William Russell; settled later in Jackson Co., Ala. where he died. His son, JOHN W. GARNER, born March 28, 1830, died Nov. 11, 1851, leaving a widow and one child.

WILLIAM HOWARD HOLLEMON s/o William and Sarah Hollemon, born Jackson Co., Tenn.; md Feb. 10, 1831, Emeline d/o Joseph and Mary Devenport; died DeKalb Co., Ky., aged 40 years, 1 month, 27 days; died April 19, 1852.


June 3, 1852

MARGARET SHUTE w/o Lee Shute; d/o Michael C. Dunn; died May 18, 1852 in her 21st year.

ELIZABETH BLAND w/o J. W. Bland, Green Co., Ky., died Feb. 28, 1852 in her 25th year; left widower, 3 children.

ELIZABETH ANN SYKES w/o Henry Sykes; d/o Thomas and R. McGee, born Stewart Co., Tenn., May 12, 1832; md July 19, 1849; died March 23, 1852.

PERMELIA GALLION w/o James Gallion; died in Kentucky, May 9, 1852.

SALLY HARDIN HUGHES w/o Miles Hughes, born Oldham Co., Ky., July 13, 1819; joined MEC at age 15; died May 20, 1852.

DABNEY R. HUGHES s/o Rev. John F. and Elmira R. Hughes, died Davidson Co., Tenn., May 6, 1852 in his 12th year.

LAWRENCE ROWE, born Southampton Co., Va., March 5, 1796; moved to Wilson Co., Tenn.; md Martha Charlton, Sumner Co., Tenn., Jan. 8, 1818; moved to Davidson Co., Tenn. 1848; joined Baptist Church; died Dec. 24, 1851, pleurisy.

CAROLINE JANE HART d/o C. Sullivan; died March 29, 1852. Lauderdale Co., Ala.

NANCY MALINDA THOMPSON d/o Thomas and Delila Thompson, died March 13, 1852 aged 18 years, 2 months, 12 days.

WILLIAM YOUNG oldest s/o William and Margaret Young, died Audrain Co., Mo., April 17, 1852 aged 6 years.

CAROLINE S. TURNER born Maury Co., Tenn., June 18, 1813; md Major William H. Turner, Oct. 22, 1833; died Athens, Ala., April 29, 1852.

OSCAR FITZGERALD SARGENT born Wood Co., Va., August 28, 1819; died Feb. 9, 1852, New Orleans, La.

DORCAS P. McCARVEL d/o C. B. L. and Nancy C. Goodman; born Franklin Co., Tenn., March 14, 1831; at age of 9 her mother died; joined MECS 1849; md Patrick McCarvel, June 21, 1850; died April 30, 1852.


June 10, 1852

SUSAN P. H. BELL born Madison Co., Miss., 1833; joined MECS 1850; died Holmes Co., Miss., April 2, 1852.


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SIMEON DAMERON born Caswell Co., N.C.; md Mary Feril, 1826; moved to Maury Co., Tenn. 1824; joined MEC 1834; died March 3, 1852 in his 55th year.

JACOB GUICE died Jefferson Co., Miss., April 28, 1852 "near the close of his 62nd year."

NANCY ANN GOODMAN d/o C. B. L. and Nancy C. Goodman, born Franklin Co., Tenn., May 6, 1840; died Sept. 22, 1851.

NANCY JANE DUNCAN died in the residence of her father, Madison Co., Ky., aged 9 years, 11 months, 5 days; no death date given. Daughter of Valentine Duncan.

OSMOND J. HIND born Halifax Co., N.C., Feb. 8, 1796; moved to Ala. 1829; died March 21, 1852.

JOSEPH ERWIN died Maury Co., Tenn., Dec. 24, 1851 in his 64th year.

ELIZABETH P. HILL d/o Col. John and Elizabeth Hill, died April 1, 1852 in her 21st year.

Rev. JOHN MOORE s/o Mark and Sarah Moore, born Northampton Co., N.C., Jan. 1, 1758; joined MEC 1774; licensed to preach, MEC, 1784; moved to Davidson Co., Tenn. 1807; to Limestone Co., Ala. 1818 where he lived until his death, April 28, 1852; md Mrs. Rebecca Lesslie, widow of John Lesslie and they had 4 sons, 1 daughter; all of whom died except for Dr. Alfred Moore in whose residence Rev. Moore died.

LOUISA WILLIAMS w/o C. T. Williams, died May 3, 1852 in her 30th year; Lowndes Co., Miss.; left widower, 3 children.

CHARLES BASCOM ALDERSON s/o Rev. A. L. and L. F. Alderson, died Louisville, Ky., May 20, 1852 aged 1 year, 2 months, 2 days.

Resolutions of Respect for PEYTON S. COOK whose funeral "we attended this evening" by Dover Division #116, Sons of Temperance, dated May 12, 1852.

Resolutions of Respect for Col. JOHN F. LIGHTFOOT, born Dec. 5, 1803; died Feb. 22, 1852; by 2nd Quarterly Mtg. Conf., Franklin Circuit, Tenn. Conf., dated April 3, 1852.


June 17, 1852

ANDREW J. DEMOVILLE died Nashville, Tenn., June 5, 1852.

SUSAN ELIZABETH IRVINE d/o Rev. R. G. Irvine of the Tenn. Conf., died May 19, 1852 aged 1 year, 3 months, 7 days.

ELIZABETH McCOMBS w/o James W. McCombs, born near Manchester, England, but came to the U.S. when young; died Nashville, Tenn., June 1, 1852.

ELIZABETH L. MARTIN w/o Benjamin Martin and sister of Rev. J. C. C. Thompson, Ky. Conf., died Shelby Co., Ky., Feb. 29, 1852 in her 36th year.

DORCAS ROBERTSON w/o B. M. Robertson; d/o Daniel and Elizabeth Peek, died Fleming Co., Ky., April 27, 1852 in her 31st year.

HENRY WEATHERLY born Jan. 17, 1810; s/o Rev. Benjamin and Mildred Weatherly; died Holmes Co., Miss., April 10, 1852.

MARY JANE BRYANT d/o Clabourn and Mary A. Bryant, born New Albany, Ind.; died Choctaw Nation, aged 14 months, 1 day; no death date given.

WILLIAM THOMAS JOHNSON s/o William B. and Adelia C. Johnson, born Sept. 18, 1844; died June 1, 1852.

JOHN F. WILLIAMS born Henry Co., Tenn.; moved last fall, with his father, to Texas; died Sequin, Texas, April 30, 1852 aged 20 years.

NANCY MANN born July 4, 1796; died May 14, 1852.

ISABELLA PRICE w/o Thomas D. Price; d/o John and Mary Bradford; md Dec. 23, 1830, Queen Anne Co., Md.; died DeKalb Co., Tenn., May 14, 1852.


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MALINDA JANE CAVETH d/o Alexander and Sarah Cavett, born Calloway Co., Ky., May 7, 1834; died May 25, 1852.

CALEDONIA F. CLARK d/o Robert L. and Martha Clark, born July l2, 1835; died Athens, Ala., May 16, 1852.

MARY PENNINGTON w/o Rev. Leroy Pennington; d/o David and Mary Tuttle, born Maury Co., Tenn., Jan. 3O, 1814; member of Unitarian Church until her marriage, Dec. 27, 1836 when she joined the MEC; died March 23, 1852 leaving widower, 7 children.


June 24, 1852

MARY ELIZABETH FAULKNER d/o James T. and Margaret M. Faulkner, died Nashville, Tenn., June 18, 1852 aged 8 months, 28 days.

POWHATAN PERKINS died Davidson Co., Tenn., June 19, 1852 aged 31 years.

HERVEY EMSLEY s/o Enoch Emsley died near Nashville, Tenn., June 18, 1854 in his 22nd year.

HENRIETTA A. PENNINGTON w/o John W. Pennington, died near Nashville, Tenn., June 19, 1852.

Rev. GABRIEL E. HAYS born Davidson Co., Tenn., Jan. 15, 1811; moved to Madison Co., Tenn.; md Nancy Scott, March 20, 1836; she died April 1, 1835; moved to Yell Co., Ark., 1836/37; licensed to preach, MEC, June 17, 1843; md Mrs. Mary J. Moreland, Oct. 12, 1848.

MARGARET A. MACHEN died Eddyville, Ky., May 12, 1852 in her 33rd year; d/o Hon. Chittenden Lyon, Eddyville; md W. B. Machen 1835.

CLEMENTINE V. STIMSON died March 20, 1852 in her 15th year.

Mrs. M. E. WADLEY w/o Rev. D. Wadley; died Calloway Co., Ky. "a few weeks since" in her 30th year; native of Rutherford Co., Tenn.

EMILY BROMLEY youngest d/o Rev. James and Elizabeth Bromley, born Jan. 15, 1842; died April 8, 1852.

KEZIAH VERNON w/o Thomas Vernon; d/o William and Settilia Witten, born Tazewell Co., Va., March 15, 1775; md Bledsoe Co., Tenn., Jan. 22, 1817; died Laclede Co., Mo., April 3, 1852.

SARAH MAUPIN born Va.; moved to Bedford Co., Tenn. 1811; died May 10, 1852.

ANN MARIA PRICE w/o Dr. R. A. Price; d/o C. M. and Lucy Baber, born Ohio Co., Ky., June 19, 1831; md Nov. 14, 1849; joined MECS 1850; died May 19, 1852; her infant child, only 36 hours old at its mother's death, followed her soon afterwards.

ELENDER BEATY w/o Arthur Beaty; d/o Alexander and Elizabeth Vawter, born August 11, 1827; died Jacinto, Miss., April 14, 1852.

LEMUEL BOLING born Raleigh, N.C., August 9, 1807; moved to Ala., then to Barton, Miss. where he died March 23, 1852.


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