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



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July 1, 1858

JARED IRWIN SAMPLE born Philadelphia, Pa., June 19, 1792; moved to Huntsville, Ala. 1818; md in Sumner Co., Tenn., 1823; served in War of 1812; no death date given.

LARKIN PILKINTON born in Va., March 1, 1781; moved with parents to Guilford Co., N.C. when he was age 12; joined MEC 1810; md Nancy Dickson, August 1815; moved to Maury Co., Tenn. 1818; died May 11, 1858.

MARY TAYLOR w/o John A. Taylor of Williamson Co., Tenn., born N.C. Jan. 16, 1818; died June 8, 1858; left widower, 6 children.

MARY L. SPEAR born Lawrence Dist., S.C., 1809; died Clifton, May 27, 1858; md E. Y. Spear, 1838.

SALLIE ANN HICKMAN w/o Dr. John Hickman; d/o John and Diana Curry, died Shelbyville, Ky., May 24, 1858.

SARAH JANE HENDERSON d/o John Hughes of Williamson Co., Tenn.; w/o Dr. Samuel Henderson; born Patrick Co., Va., Feb. 27, 1818; md March 14, 1844; died nr. Franklin, Tenn., June 16, 1858.

MARY ELIZABETH JOHNSON w/o Thomas Johnson, born Smith Co., Tenn., Nov. 16, 1832; died June 5, 1858.

MARTHA J. SISK w/o Daniel J. Sisk; d/o Wiley Denson, died Franklin Co., Tenn., April 9, 1858 in her 36th year.

LYDIA A. RUSSEL w/o Nathan Russel of Robertson Co., Tenn.; d/o John Bayley, dec., died April 12, 1858; born Feb. 9, 1819; md Nov. 15, 1839; joined MECS 1852.

SARAH COOPER d/o John Brooks; w/o Charles Cooper, born N.C., Feb. 17, 1787; died Shelbyville, Tenn., April 2, 1858; mother of 8 children, 7 living.

AMANDA M. DAZEY born Nov. 26, 1844; died Feb. 21, 1858.

MARTHA M. A. E. THWEATT w/o John E. Thweatt; d/o John and Margaret Reese, born Dinwiddie Co., Va., August 7, 1822; died Yallabusha Co., Miss., April 30, 1858.

CATHARINE HARGEN born June 12, 1805; died Hardin Co., Ky., May 5, 1858.

DIANA WOOLY w/o Richard Wooly of McLean Co., Ky., born May 8, 1816; md Nov. 8, 1832; died May 8, 1858.

DANIEL DUTY died Bath Co., Ky., Feb. 8, 1858 in his 79th year.

Mrs. LUCY GOLDSBERRY died Giles Co., Tenn., May 21, 1858.

MARY MORTON GRAHAM born Dec. 24, 1856; died May 14, 1858; nicknamed Mollie.


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Omitted July 1, 1858 item tyoped as Addendum:
SARAH J. MOSELY w/o Capt. Peter Mosely, born Virginia 1777; died Jan. 18, 1858; moved with father, Col. William Tugg, to Tenn. 1796; md Col. Bedford Brown of Ga. 1798; he died 1818; she md Capt. Peter Mosely of Wilson Co., Tenn. and moved to Miss. 1838.


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July 8, 1858

Rev. THOMAS SPRINGFIELD died 15 miles east of Nashville, Tenn., July 3, 1858 in his 65th year; served in War of 1812; became a MECS preacher, in the Tennessee Conference.

Infant Son of Col. Martin T. and M. A. CHEAIRS died Springhill, Tenn., June 11. 1858.


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MARGARET RILEY w/o Charles Riley died Rome, Ga., July 5, 1858 in her 64th year. Born Washington Co., Va., 1794; md 18l6; moved to Tenn. 1825.

Resolutions of Respect for ROBERT W. LOWE who died June 11, 1858; by Mt. Moriah Lodge #18, Masons, dated June 12, 1858.

LEWIS HOUSTON born Jones Co., N.C., Jan. 6, 181O; died Warsaw, Ala., May 21, 1858; md Bernetta Crawford, Oct. 14, 1834.

SUSAN D. TURNER w/o Capt. David B. Turner, born Nashville, Tenn., 18O5; died Huntsville, Ala., June 19, 1858.

Dr. E. H. BRYAN born Tenn., Sept. 7, 1815; moved to north Miss. abt. 1837; md and moved to Ark. where he died March 7, 1858.

KINDNESS STONE born July 8, 1795; died Stewart Co., Tenn., in home of her son, Dr. R. A. Stone, April 1, 1858 in her 63rd year.

JAMES W. ROBERTSON born Oct. 1O, 1814; died Dover, Tenn., Nov. 3, 1857.


July 15, 1858

VICTORIA MARTIN d/o Thomas Martin died June 16, 1858.

LYDIA ANN ELLIS w/o James E. Ellis; d/o James B. and Mary Gladdish, born March 29, 1834; died May 10, 1858; md February 27, 1854.

LUCY A. WATSON d/o Thomas E. and Mary A. Hardy, died Columbus, east Florida, Jan. 9, 1858; joined MECS 1857.

LUCRETIA BARNES w/o Dr. Joshua Barnes, died Bath Co., Ky., May 2, 1858 in her 43rd year; her infant child followed her June 9, aged 6 weeks old.

NANCY FORE died June 21, 1858 in her 74th year; native of N.C.; moved to Tenn. and settled in Athens where she died.

SARAH ANN ASBURY d/o Robert and Ann Byers, born Iredell Co., N.C.; died Hancock Co., Ky., April 9, 1858; md Hiram Asbury, D. D., August 1835.

Rev. DANIEL K. PUTNAM born Culpeper Co., Va., Dec. 26, 1793; moved to Ky. 1794 with family; md Anna Grover, d/o Jonathan M. Grover, a Revolutionary War veteran, Sept. 27, 1808; joined MEC 1818; licensed to preach 1823; taught school also; died Lewis Co., Ky., Jan. 7, 1858.

SARAH M. KING w/o GeN.C. L. King, died in Ala., May 8, 1858 aged 39 years, 2 months, 17 days.

ELIZABETH FUDGE w/o Jacob Fudge; d/o James and Margaret Scruggs, died June 13, 1858 in her 26th year.

WILLIAM M. H. GRAY s/o Rev. Mark W. and Mary J. Gray, died June 25, 1858; dated June 30, 1858 from Peytonville.

FANNIE ELLEN IRVINE infant d/o Rev. R. G. and Fannie E. Irvine, died May 27, 1858.


July 22, 1858

ELIZABETH M. HICKS of Brandenburg, Ky., died April 13, 1858; born Va., July 28, 1797; joined MEC 1828.

REBECCA ROBINSON w/o James Robinson, died Marshall Co., Ala., May 16, 1858.

THOMAS S. HARMON born August 19, 1826; died Pulaski, Tenn., June 27, 1858.

JAMES IRWIN s/o John and Ann Irwin, born Franklin Co., Pa., 1797; moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn. 32 years ago; died June 2, 1858.

JANE B. LIGGETT died at residence of her son, Hampton Liggett, Marshall Co., Tenn., May 30, 1858 aged about 74 years; born Mecklenburg Co., N.C.; md Capt. William Liggett.

SARAH PARHAM w/o Anthony North, died Rutherford Co., Tenn., June 4, 1858.


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W. H. HOWARD born Person Co., N.C., 1807; moved to Giles Co., Tenn. 1837 where he died June 19, 1858.

Mrs. NANCY G. GILL born Davidson Co., Tenn., 1803; died May 5, 1858; joined MEC 1824.

RICHARD M. FERREL died Perry Co., Ala. June 16, 1858 aged 27 years.

JOHN G. ROSS died in the Cherokee Nation, June 1, 1858 in his 71st year.

MELVILLE J. KING daughter of Richard M. and Elizabeth King, formerly of Columbia, Tenn., now of nr. Okolona, Miss., born August 23, 1847; died June 29, 1858.

LUCY DEMPSY, youngest child of Rev. D. F. and W. Dempsy. born Big Spring, Ky., March 4, 1857; died Bradfordsville, Ky., July 3, 1858.

MARY LITTLE d/o John N. and Adaline L. Little of Waverly, Tenn., died June 24, 1858 aged 15 months, 9 days.


July 29, 1858

LUCY B. MITCHELL died at residence of Col. J. G. Pickett of Carthage, Tenn., July 4, 1858; d/o Leroy E. Mitchell of Nashville.

Col. JOHN W. HODGES died Jackson Co., Texas, April 17, 1858; born Smith Co., Tenn., Apri1 23, 1801.

MARY GRANT w/o Zachariah Grant, died June 30, 1858; professed religion Oct. 1804 in her 15th year.

SARAH A. ROBBINS d/o Capt. James and Sarah A. Rollins, born Bowling Green, Ky., Dec. 24, 1841; died July 8, 1858; an "only child."

MATTHEW McGAUGH born Jan. 11, 1778; died June 17, 1858.

SARAH ADKINS widow of William Adkins; d/o Joseph and Rebecca Surber, born Augusta Co., Va., June 8, 1822; died Giles Co., Tenn., June 10, 1858.

CARY GORDON KELLEY s/o Dr. M. and Margaret Kelley, born Sept. 20, 1857; died June 17, 1858.

JANE MILLS died Madison Co., Iowa, May 29, 1858; born Feb. 1, 1837.

ROBERT W. LOWE born Dec. 14, 1825; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., June 10, 1858.


August 5, 1858

Rev. AARON J. GILMORE born Sept. 9, 1819; died July 9, 1858; MECS preacher.

FRANCES E. O. WHEAT d/o Basil and Frances Wheat, died Adair Co., Ky., July 10, 1858 in her 56th year.

NANCY KEATTS w/o Thomas Keatts, born Pittsylvania Co., Va., Jan. 10, 1784; md 1801; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., July 1, 1858, to which county she had moved in 1819.

Mrs. J. R. DEMPSEY w/o Rev Dempsey, died June 21, 1858; md Feb. 9, 1851; 8 days later her infant daughter also died.

JAMES HEWIT born nr. Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1801; died Jefferson Co., May 25, 1858.

MARTHA R. ARNOLD d/o Rev. B. F. and Cassandre L. Arnold, died McLean Co., Ky., June 29, 1858 in her 23rd year; her twin sister had died a few months before she did.

JOSEPH SNODGRASS died nr. Winchester, Tenn., July 14, 1858; joined MECS July 1852.

SUSAN JANE TIMBERLAKE d/o James and Louisiana Timberlake, born July 3, 1857; died July 20, 1858.

JOHN IREDELL KING ANDERSON s/o William S. and R. Y. Anderson, died July 21, 1858, aged 11 years, 2 months.


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August 12, 1858

"Sister" PIGRAM w/o R. Pigram, born Davidson Co., Tenn., Jan. 2, 1814; md 1832; no death date given.

JOSHUA HARRIS "better known as Center's Jack"', servant of Col. Willis Center of Roane Co., Tenn., died June 30, 1858, a little over 40 years old.

PRISCILLA B. MURRAY d/o John Carr, author of "Early Times" died Sumner Co., Tenn. at residence of her brother, J. S. Carr, July 2, 1858, aged 65 years.

Rev. P. Y. BOWERS born Wake Co., N.C., April 2, 1808; moved when young to Gibson Co., Tenn.; md Margaret McDougal, July 2, 1829; died July 26, 1858.

PRISCILLA B. McCUTCHAN died June 16, 1858.

EPHRAIM RUSHER died Hardinsburg, Ky., July 4, 1858; his only son, J. W. Rusher, died not quite 12 months ago.

LUCY MOSLEY w/o Jonathan Mosley, died Bedford Co., Tenn., June 19, 1858 in her 73rd year.

HENRY CRICHLOW died July 23, 1858; born in N.C., Feb. 22, 1783.

A. R. MOORE died Giles Co., Tenn., May 26, 1858 in his 47th year.

GEORGE W. HOOD s/o Rev. Washington Hood, dec., died Calloway Co., Ky., June 29, 1858 aged 18 years.

SARAH EADS w/o Rev. William R. Eads, died Lyon Co., Ky. July 4, 1858.

JOHN ADAMS LEDBETTER infant s/o R. P. and Nancy Ledbetter, died June 26, 1858.


August 19, 1858

MATILDA NARCISSA DUNCAN died Knox Co., Tenn., August 2, 1858 in her 22 year.

JANE C. BALDRIDGE died Madison Co., Ala., July 16, 1858.

B. F. MASSEY died Jefferson Co., Ala. June 22, 1858.


August 26, 1858

MARY PIERCE widow of David Pierce, born Wythe Co., Va., 1777; died Wythe Co., Va., July 26, 1858; joined MEC 1842.

ELIZABETH SCUDDER w/o Samuel Scudder died May 28, 1858; her parents were "Hardshell" Baptists but she joined the MECS.

MARY ANN ELIZABETH STARKES d/o George A. M. and Frances C. Starkes, died Lamar Co., Texas, July 11, 1858 aged 12 years; joined MECS June 1857.

WILLIAM D. HUTTON died August 4, 1858, consumption.

SAMUEL N. ROSS died Wilson Co., Ky., May 19, 1858.

ELIZABETH R. BUTLER died August 7, 1858.

Col. WESLEY NIXON born Dec. 23, 1805; died July 1, 1858.

ANN E. HERRING d/o Albert Herring, died Montgomery Co., Tenn., Aug. 7, 1858 in her 22nd year.

Dr. JAMES DEAN died Ashley Co., Ark., July 6, 1858; born Davidson Co., Tenn., July 31, 1799; lived in western district of Tenn., Shelby County, and then moved to Ark.

EVELINA GROSS w/o George S. Gross, died Nashville, Tenn., August 2, 1858, aged 52 years.


September 2, 1858

ELIZABETH JONES w/o Rev. R. B. Jones died Henderson Co., Tenn. July 19, 1858 in her 67th year.


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MARY CONGER, nee Moores, widow of Rev. Issac Conger, died Lincoln Co., Tenn., March 4, 1858; born Rowan Co., N.C., Nov. 15, 1782; md Wilson Co., Tenn., December 1800.

WESLEY ANDREW SMITH died Plaquemine, La., June 24, 1858 aged about 24 years; s/o William and Elizabeth Smith; kidnapped at age 7 by a horse-jockey to race horses; had a difficult life.

JAMES N. PICKLE died Knox Co., Tenn., August 7, 1858, consumption.

Resolutions of Respect for GEORGE W. RUTH who died recently; by Preacher's Office, Shelbyville, dated August 23, 1858.

WILLIAM GWIN MOSLY s/o James C. and Sarah J. Mosly, died August 9, 1858, aged 9 years, 13 days.

MARTHA HELEN EASLEY d/o S. D. and Mahala G. Easley of Butler Co., Ky., July 25, 1858 aged 5 years.

Rev. WILLIAM C. McMAHAN born Md., March 19, 1809; died Montgomery Co., Ky., July 13, 1858; licensed to preach, MEC, August 31, 1831; filled numerous appointments; md Bettie Ann Ross in 1837.


September 9, 1858

JOSEPH HITE born Jefferson Co., Va. May 1778; died August 22, 1858; lived many years in Shelby Co., Ky. having moved there from Va. about 1816.

Rev. ALEXANDRIA KELLY, a local MECS preacher, died July 7, 1858, typhoid fever; served in Ky. Conference; also, a resolutions of respect for him by Quarterly Conference, Mt. Pleasant Mission, Ky. Conf., dated Aug. 7, 1858.

JANE E. SHORT w/o William J. Short, died Yalobusha Co., Miss., Aug. 22, 1858; d/o Co1. W. W. and M. J. Yates; born Culpeper Co., Va., August 29, 1824; md Giles Co., Tenn., Jan. 3, 1843.

EMILY A. BOWDEN d/o Thomas and Mary Gee, born 1834; md John N. Bowden, Jan. 1853; died in Texas July 1858.

THOMAS PURCELL died Daviess Co., Ky., June 21, 18. 58, aged 81 years, 10 months, 17 days.

SUSAN COTTON died Williamson Co., Tenn., July 20, 1858 aged 64 years.

SUSAN VIRGINIA PEBBLES born July 4, 1838; died Williamson Co., Tenn., August 26, 1858.


September 16, 1858

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. AARON J. GILMORE who died recently; by Pulaski Chapter #20, Masons, dated August 11, 1858.

JOHN ABSALOM MARKUM s/o Pleasant and Allie Fair Markum died August 3, 1858 aged 3 years, 10 months, 28 days.

A. SHUGART of McMinn Co., Tenn. had lost children in death:

ELIZA W. SHUGART, born June 14, 1837; died August 3, 1858;

HARRIETT M. SHUGART, born Jan. 16, 1841; died August 7, 1858;

LEVI L. L. SHUGART, born May 19, 1858; died August 16, 1858.

MATILDA ELIZABETH DUNCAN d/o Rev. Daniel Duncan of the Alabama Conf., died Forkland, Ala., July 29, 1858; nicknamed Doozy.

WILLIAM J. PARHAM born August 2, 1822; died Giles Co., Tenn., July 15, 1858.

MARY HOUSE died August 8, 1858 in her 58th year. Sumner Co., Tenn.

Mrs. NANCY S. THURMAN born Va., 1810; died July 8, 1858.

SARAH M. TINNON d/o Robert and Elizabeth Tinnon of Giles Co., Tenn., born June 26, 1835; died August 24, 1858.

MARTHA E. J. ANDREWS d/o Benjamin and Matilda Osborn, born Jan. 2l, 1836; md April 12, 1855, Beverly G. Andrews; died August 6, 1858.


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Mrs. JESSE RILEY died July l4, 1858; d/o Andrew and Nancy Ferguson, born about 1826 in east Tennessee.


September 23, 1858

THOMAS W. DAVIS born Daviess Co., Ky., Sept. 14, 1809; died Sept. 4, 1858; joined MEC 1839.

LUCY F. STRATTON d/o Thompson N. and Sarah B. Stratton, died Clarksburg, Ky., August 1, 1858 aged 19 years, 3 months and 15 days.

L. D. FITE died Wilson Co., Tenn., Sept. 2, 1858 in his 40th year.

Rev. JOSIAH MOORE born N.C., Feb. 1776; died Columbia Co., Ark., August 19, 1858; joined MEC 1799; moved to Ky., then to Tenn.; ordained deacon, MEC, November 1825.

RACHEL HENDERSON w/o Ahira Henderson, born nr. Charlotte, N.C., Dec. 9, 1786; died Dec. 7, 1815; moved to west Tenn. 1827; joined MEC 1831; died nr. Smithville, Miss., August 31, 1858.

REBECCA DUNN died August 20, 1858.

JANE ARMBRISTER widow of John Armbrister, died nr. Maryville, Tenn., aged 76 years; no death date given.

MARY VELERIA BOYD only d/o Dr. Thomas M. and M. M. Boyd, died Sept. 4, 1858 aged 14 months, 5 days old.

SARAH JANE BABB of Tishomingo Co., Miss. died September 4, 1858.

ELIZABETH MORELAND died nr. Marshall, Texas, July 2, 1858; w/o William Moreland; d/o Micajah and Frances Harris.

ROBERT W. MINTS killed by "stroke" of lightning, Pensacola, Florida, August 10, 1858; born Wilmington, N.C., 1813; "followed the sea in early life."

MARY MAGDALENE HILL born Jan. 11, 1832, Patrick Co., Va.; died Jefferson Co., Ky., August 11, 1858.

ISAIAH BARGER died Rutherford Co., Tenn., August 20, 1858 in his 24th year; md Martha E. Hayes not quite a month before his death.

Miss AMERICA LANCASTER died Bath Co., Ky., August 20, 1858 in her 52nd year.

Mrs. LUCY JANE CHICHESTER born Nov. 25, 1826; died September 7, 1858.


September 30, 1858

NANCY JANE LANSDELL d/o Rev. Joseph Lansdell born Dec. 31, 1843; died Aug. 13, 1858.

NANCY J. HALL w/o John Hall; d/o S. J. and Martha Stokes, born Fairfield Dist., S.C., June 3, 1816; died Madison Co., Miss., August 7, 1858.

WILLIAM H. MEDLEY born Nov. 18, 1818; died March 12, 1858.

GEORGE W. RUTH born Granville Co., N.C., Oct. 6, 1799; died Shelbyville, Tenn.,

August 20, 1858; md Anna Downs, May 30, 1824.

FRANCIS M. GARDNER s/o Ellen L. Gardner, died Paducah, Ky., Sept. 7, 1858.

LOUISA P. HOLLIDAY w/o H. L. Holliday; d/o Isaac and Phebe Brinker, born Shelby Co., Ala., Nov. 1, 1828; md Dec. 30, 1847; died July 3, 1858.

SUSIE DOROTHY JOHNSON d/o Dr. T. B. and M. B. Johnson, died croup, April 8, 1858 aged 3 years, 5 months, 8 days.

DAVID McCLELLAN born Sullivan Co., Tenn., Sept. 20, 1783; moved to Christian Co., Ky., 1810; joined MEC 1803; died in Ky., May 18, 1858.


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CATTIE MOORE w/o Thomas Moore of Chickasaw, Ala., died August 24, 1858 aged 24 years.

ZACCHEUS C. HAYS died Izard Co., Ark., Ju1y 31, 1858 aged 9 years.

WILLIAM M. SPILLMAN born Greene Co., Ky., August 20, 1825; died Aug. 10, 1858.


October 7, 1858

JOHN STAPLER died in the Cherokee Nation, Sept. 7, 1858 in his 69th year; native of Wilmington, Delaware; moved west 10 years ago and resided with son-in-law, Hon. John Ross, where he died.

WILLIAM FLETCHER TAYLOR died Sept. 3, 1858 in his 22nd year; son of Rev. Z. Taylor.

Resolutions of Respect for ROBERT W. DENTON, Master Mason, who died recently; by Martin Lodge #141, Masons, not dated.

TABITHA BARNETT born Jefferson Co., Ky., March 1783; died Hardin Co., Ky., Sept. 12, 1858; raised 10 children, 9 living.

FRANCIS DUNNINGTON LEWIS s/o George D. and Elizabeth C. Lewis, died Daviess Co., Ky., Sept. 4, 1858 aged 6 years, 17 days.

JAMES J. INMON born August 13, 1836; died August 9, 1858; his brother, John C. Inmon, died about 36 hours before he did.

CATHARINE MUSSLEMAN died Sept. 4, 1858 in her 63rd year; native of Pa.; moved to Lauderdale Co., Ala.; raised in Lutheran Church but joined the MEC about 18 years ago.

MARY E. PRYRER born August 7, 1845; died Sept. 14, 1858.

MARY K. SIMMONS born April 24, 1827; died August 22, 1858.

BEULAH B. JAMES w/o J. L. James, died of yellow fever, New Orleans, Sept. 21, 1858.

Mrs. MARY E. SAUNDERS born August 21, 1819; died September 8, 1858. Sevier Co., Ky.

Resolutions of Respect for WALTER BURGOINE HILL, who died in Bloutsville, Ala., Sept. 12, 1858 aged about 32 years; by Fraternity Lodge #145.


October 14, 1858

Rev. JAMES W. ALLEN of Tenn. Conference died October 1, 1858.

Resolutions of Respect for GEORGE ROACH who died 13 miles from Florence Ala.; by Quarterly meeting, Cypress Circuit, Tenn. Conf., Sept. 29, 1858. Also, a separate death notice for GEORGE ROACH who died 13 miles NW of Florence, Ala., August 15, 1858 in his 74th year. His son, RICHARD HALL ROACH, died at his father's, August 4, 1858 in his 19th year.

EDWARD B. ABERNATHY s/o William D. and Mary Abernathy, born Giles Co., Tenn., Feb. 1837; died August 20, 1858. "Eddy."

WHITFIELD WHITE born Culpeper Co., Va.; died Owsley Co., Ky., Sept. 1, 1858: in his 77th year; served under his uncle, Capt. William Kavanaugh's command in Wayne's campaign against the Indians when he was 13 years old; md Judith Boston in Mercer Co., Ky.; had a stroke Feb. 1857; had 7 children.

SALLIE WILLIE HAYES d/o A. W. and Mary D. Hayes, died Shelby Co., Tenn. Sept. 8, 1858 aged 7 years, 22 days.

A. J. NELSON w/o B. A. Nelson died nr. Shelbyville, Tenn., Sept. 19, 1858 in her 40th year.


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BETTIE T. WEST w/o J. W. West; d/o Thomas J. and Mary Owen, born Madison Co., Ala., Oct. 31, 1836; died July 6, 1858.


October 21, 1858

JAMES W. WOODS born Jessamine Co., Ky., 1789; died Mercer Co., Ky., Sept. 8, 1858.

MARY SIMMONS d/o Merrill and Jane Simmons, died August 21, 1858, their oldest child, born in Giles Co., Tenn.

Dr. VOLNEY E. SUMPTER of Kentucky born August 27, 1826; graduate of the medical school in N. Y.; died September 22, 1858.

VIRGINIA T. HOFFMASTER w/o Dr. Joseph Hoffmaster; d/o Samuel B. and Caroline M. Tate, died Grainger Co., Tenn., July 2, 1858 in her 23rd year.

ADAM CARRITHERS of Spencer Co., Ky., died August 29, 1858.

GEORGE W. KING s/o Elias King, Sr., died Haywood Co., Tenn., Sept. 4, 1858.

JAMES A. GREEN died Calloway Co., Ky., Sept. 10, 1858 in his 25th year.

ANN EMBREY w/o George Embrey born Jan. 1, 1809; died Marshall Co., Ala., Sept. 9, 1858.

Rev. WILLIAM HUFFEREL born Feb. 26, 1812; died Sept. 14, 1858.


October 28, 1858

RHODA ORR w/o David Orr died Sept. 29, 1858, Lee Co., Va. in her 56th, year.

NANCY ELIZABETH GOODWIN born Nov. 19, 1839; died September 15, 1858.

JOHN A. TOOK born Jones Co., Ga., June 15, 1823; moved to Ark. 1844; in 1850 to La.; returned to Ark. 1857 where he died August 10, 1858.

ROBERT HOGDEN died Campbellville, Ky., Oct. 2, 1858, aged 54 years.

MARY GLASS ISAACS born Dec. 2, 1841; d/o Silas and Sarah Isaacs; died Saline Co., Ark., August 17, 1858; submitted by her uncle, E. H. Gillespie.

SAMUELLA JONES w/o J. J. Jones, born July 6, 1831; died Columbia, Tenn., September 13, 1858.

AMANDA M. JOHNSON of Williamson Co., Tenn., born March 4, 1827; md William Johnson, Dec. 24, 1854; died August 6, 1858.


November 4, 1858

ROBERT SPILMAN, SR. born Danville, Ky., 1791; md March 16, 1813; joined MEC 1820; died August 7, 1858, at home of his youngest son, George Taylor Spilman.

SARAH ANN EPPES died Drew Co., Ark., Sept. 6, 1858 in her 59th year, at the residence of her brother, David S. Wells; her husband, John P. Eppes and two daughters had predeceased her.

FRANCIS MARION WHEELER died September 11, 1858 in his 15th year.

Resolutions of Respect for A. G. LEWIS, born Feb. 7, 1789; died July 18, 1858 Calhoun Co., Miss.; by Quarterly Conference, Calhoun Circuit, Memphis Conf., dated Sept. 25, 1858.

Miss PHEBE GORBETT died Lawrenceburg, Ky., Sept. 12, 1858; had taught school there for about two years.


November 11, 1858

MARY JANE FARIS w/o C. B. Faris; d/o John and Elizabeth Ransom, born July 27, 1819; md Oct. 2, 1839; died Oct. 27, 1858.

MARY HEARN w/o Rev. E. Hearn, died nr. Camden, Ala., Oct. 14, 1858 in her 58th year; d/o Rev. Joseph Walker; her father moved to Shelby Co., Ala. in 1817;


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she lived in Dallas Co., Ala., 1825-1837, then moved to Wilcox Co Ala. where she died.

MARY POLLEY died Oct. 18, 1858 in her 8th year. Mt. Sterling, Ky.

MARY FRANCES WOOD d/o Alex J. and Elizabeth D. Wood, died Oct. 16, 1857 aged about 20 years.

LEANAH ROBERTSON w/o Joseph W. Robertson; d/o Evan and Elizabeth Harvey, born Hinds Co., Miss., Jan. 6, 1820; died Issaquena Co., Miss., Sept. 21, 1858.

Mrs. CATHARINE H. WILLIS died Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 1, 1858 in her 59th year; had buried seven of her own children.

ELIZABETH W. BROCKMAN w/o O. Brockman; d/o Hardy and Elizabeth Pittman of Montgomery Co., Tenn., died in Todd Co., Ky., Oct. 5, 1858 in her 27th year.

Rev. JOHN HARWOOD born Louisa Co., Va. Oct. 7, 1808; died Hardin Co., Ky., June 12, 1858.

MILDRED PETER w/o Samuel Peter; d/o Wyatt and Sarah Arnold of Woodford Co., Ky., died Washington Co., Ky., May 25, 1858.


November 18, 1858

REBECCA E. STALEY w/o O. B. Staley of Smithville, Tenn.; d/o Amzia Bell, born May 31, 1831; died October 29, 1858.

PRUDELLA FRANCES DUNKLIN d/o Maj. William Hartsfield; w/o W. A. Dunklin, born Lebanon, Tenn., Dec. 11, 1830; md. Sept. 4, 1850; died Selma, Ala., Oct. 8, 1858.

ALEXANDER DALLES born in Scotland, Feb. 1798; died Greene Co., Ala. Oct. 25, 1858.

ORVILLE L. CAGE died Sumner Co., Tenn., Oct. 5, 1858.

FRANCIS BALTHORP born Warren Co., N.C.; died Cheatham Co., Tenn., Oct. 26, 1858 in his 79th year.

GEORGE OSBORN, late of Ga., died in Henderson Co., Tenn., Oct. 18, 1858, cancer, aged 93 years and 5 months.

CATHERINE W. E. MINNER d/o Simon and Jane Stallions; w/o R. F. Minner; died Crittenden Co., Ky., September 22, 1858.

MATTIE COLEMAN d/o William and Josephine Coleman, died Eastport, Miss., Oct. 1, 1858.


November 25, 1858

WILLIS ELLIS died Copiah Co., Miss. October 27, 1858.

MYRANDA LOUISA PERRY d/o Rev. F. S. and Rhoda Perry, born Feb. 7, 1842; died Nov. 6, 1858.

JOSEPH HARRIS died Pano1a Co., Texas, August 30, 1858 in his 58th year; born in Spartanburg Dist., S.C.; moved to Texas in 1847.

RUFUS LINDSAY CLAY TRAYLOR, born May 14, 1849; died Nov. 2, 1858.


December 2, 1858

FANNY SEHON widow of Maj. John L. Sehon, born Berkeley Co., Va., Dec. 30, 1775; died Clarksburg, Va., Oct. 28, 1858; d/o Maj. Andrew and Mary Waggener; md October 29, 1795.

MARTHA ANN OLIPHANT born Oct. 22, 1818; died Oct. 21, 1858.

ELIZABETH M. ALEXANDER died at home of her mother, Mrs. Pleasant Smith, Oct. 23, 1858; md April 10, 1851.


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CAROLINE COWARD, nee Hall, born Oct. 9, 1826; died Hardin Co., Ky., Nov. 8, 1858.

BENJAMIN F. G. AUSTIN born June 10, 1840; joined MECS March 1858; died July 22, 1858.

AMY CATHARINE SIMPSON w/o John F. Simpson; d/o Carey Gilbert; born Giles Co., Tenn., September 11, 1839; joined MECS May 1858; died Nov. 16, 1858.

MARY A. J. AUSTIN of Dickson Co., Tenn. died in her 22nd year; no death date given.

MARGARET CATHARINE DAVISON d/o L. B. Davison, born Glasgow, Ky., March 16, 1856; died Russellville, Ky., November 6, 1858.

MARGARET BUCHANAN born Va., May 9, 1773; moved to Tenn. 1798; died Sept. 21, 1858. Her daughter, ELEANOR BUCHANAN, born August 19, 1815; died Sept. 22, 1858.

JOHN R. M. WATTS died nr. Keysburg, Ky. Oct. 14, 1858 aged 24 years; an "industrious mechanic."

MARY CATHARINE GILL d/o Joseph F. and Mary Gill, born March 8, 1857; died Oct. 2, 1858. "She was a lovely and sprightly child."


December 9, 1858

MARTHA JANE NANCE w/o James W. Nance died Giles Co., Tenn., Nov. 8, 1858.

Rev. NORMAN R. CHRISTIE of Taylor Co., Ky.; born Lynchburg, Va. May 4, 1805; md Nanny L. Wills, d/o Rev. Lewis Wills, Jan. 15, 1829; died Sept. 25, 1858.

GEORGE ANN PIERCE d/o William G. and Mary F. Pierce, born Trimble Co., Ky. May 23, 1843; died Nov. 1, 1858.

MARY JANE MILLER w/o Andrew H. Miller, died Grayson Co., Ky., Nov. 8, 1858 in her 36th year.

AFFIER ORVILLA EVANS born Oct. 9, 1836; md George H. Howard, August 1, 1853; joined MECS 1854; died Newport, Ky., Oct. 11, 1858, consumption.

ALBERT F. PIERCE, oldest s/o Me1ancthon and Mary Ann Pierce, died Newport, Ky., Oct. 21, 1858 aged 7 years.

ZABIEL HEARN infant s/o G. W. and E1iza Hearn died November 8, 1858.


December 16, 1858

CHARLES ELDER SHIPLEY born Baltimore Co., Md.; died Willikin's Bend, La., Oct. 20, 1858 aged about 28 years; moved to Louisville, Ky. 3 years ago; md Mary A., daughter of Rev. Thomas Bottomly of the Louisville Conference, June 29, 1858.

HARRIET A. GRANT w/o Joseph Grant born Sept. 20, 1822; died Oct. 12, 1858.

Dr. ELIJAH WRIGHT died Mt. Washington, Ky., Nov. 27, 1858 aged 31 years.

BOONY EWING died Warren Co., Ky., aged 18 mos; no death date given.


December 23, 1858

ANN SINCLAIR w/o James Sinclair, born Edinburgh, Scotland; came to U.S. three years ago; died Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 7, 1858.

RICHARD HODGES born Halifax Co., N.C. March 11, 1778; died nr. Carthage, Tenn., Nov. 4, 1858; moved to middle Tenn. 1797; joined MEC 1816.

SARAH H. RICE d/o Rev. Joseph Rice of Taylor Co., Ky., born April 29, 1822; died October 23, 1858.


December 30, 1858

MARY MYRICK born Henry Co., Va., Jan. 16, 1796; md John Myrick, Sept. 1, 1823; died Jefferson Co., Tenn., October 28, 1858.


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MARY R. PHILLIPS died Jefferson Co., Ark., Nov. 24, 1858, widow of William Phillips; d/o George W. and Martha J. Atkins; born Stewart Co., Tenn., March 22, 1807; md October 6, 1831; moved to Ark. to the place where she died in 1834.

ELLEN PORTER GOODGAME born Sevier Co., Tenn., Feb. 11, 1841; md Jan. 1857; died Hinds Co., Miss., November 5, 1858.

NANCY A. CRUTCHFIELD, widow of Samuel B. Crutchfield, died Dec. 12, 1858 aged 69 years; joined MEC in Wake Co., N.C. about 1807 soon after which she and her family moved to Wilson Co., Tenn.

THOMAS A. E. LANDINGHAM s/o Edward Landingham, born Barber /Barbour/Co., Ala.; died Drew Co., Ark., Nov. 25, 1858 in his 28th year.

SAMUEL PARKER s/o Dr. J. W. F. and Sophia Parker, died Pulaski Co., Ky., Dec 13, 1858 in his 4th year.

JOSEPHINE TERRY died Nov. 28, 1858 aged 2 years; GEORGE TERRY died Dec. 11, 1858 aged 4 years; both were children of George L. and Mary Terry.


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