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



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January 5, 1860

LUCY B. LAWSON w/o William A. Lawson; d/o Thomas W. and Fanny Page; born Smith Co., Tenn., July 15, 1835; died November 18, 1859.

ALY MALINDA HUNT w/o Silas H. Hunt; d/o Gaston and Mary Terry; born Greenville Dist., S.C., Oct. 19, 1833; died Jackson Co., Ala., Dec. 6, 1859.

ROBERT C. COX died Wytheville, Va., Sept. 13, 1859 in his 45th year; md Mary Chaffin of Wythe Co., Va., May 1857. Presbyterian.

MARY B. ACKLEN w/o Col. John R. H. Acklen; died Franklin Co., Ala., Nov. 28, 1859 at the residence of her brother-in-law, J. C. Goodloe, in her 47th year.

FRANCES KATE SHRIVER d/o D. B. and M. J. Shriver, born June 25, 1857; died of croup, Shelbyville, Tenn., November 28, 1859.

Mrs. MARY SPINKLE born Va., Feb. 16, 1779; died Oct. 24, 1859; joined MEC July 15, 1825.

WILLIE G. BUSH s/o W. P. D. and Carrie B. Bush, born May 7, 1853; died scarlet fever, Hawesville, Ky., Nov. 19, 1859.

MARY WEBB w/o Jesse Webb; d/o Archibald Trotter, died Sevier Co., Tenn., Nov. 6, 1859 aged about 35 years; left widow and 4 children, the youngest of whom was six months old.

NANCY BROWN w/o Rev. L. Brown; d/o R. and M. Windrow, born Louisa Co., Va., 1783; moved with parents to Williamson Co., Tenn.; md Rev. Leut Brown and lived in Rutherford Co., Tenn.; died Sept. 12, 1859.


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LILY JANE CARR d/o Rev. J. H. and Angelina H. Carr, died Chickasaw Nation, Nov. 7, 1859 aged 4 months, 13 days.

ELIZABETH WHITE d/o John and Delphia White, born March 13, 1825; died Nov. 20, 1859.

Mrs. MARY GIBBS died Montgomery Co., Tenn. in her 75th year; no death date given.

WILLIAM HENRY HERBERT SHIELDS youngest s/o E. G. and Rebecca J. E. Shields, died Hillsboro, Ky., Dec. 3, 1859 aged 1 year, 9 months, 29 days.


January 12, 1860

ANTHONY GATES LEE s/o A. and M. A. Lee; died Paducah, Ky., Oct. 6, 1859 aged 3 years, 8 months, 16 days.

Rev. DAVID S. GOODLOE, born Granville Co., N.C., March 25, 1810; md Anne I. d/o Major W. H. Winter of Tuscumbia, Ala., March 1832; spent two years at Augusta College, Ky., graduated from Yale College; MECS preacher; died Old Point Comfort, Va., August 16, 1859.

JEROME RIDLEY SPILLERS died Dec. 24, 1859, Tullahoma, Tenn., aged 10 years, 6 months, 16 days.

MARY AMELIA PARKER died Clarke Co., Ala., Oct. 25, 1859; born Oct. 2, 1830.

BEERSHEBA ANN HARDIMAN w/o William M. Hardiman; d/o Turner and Ann Williams; born Davidson Co., Tenn., July 2, 1820; died Decotah Co., Miss., Dec. 15, 1859; md Nov. 17, 1851.

ELLEN GARTIN w/o James L. Gartin of Bradfordsville, Ky., born Feb. 4, 1823; died Nov. 21, 1859; joined MECS 1852.

LILLA ANN McGUIRE d/o R. R. and Ann McGuire, born March 17, 185(smeared); died Nov. 28, 1859.

MATILDA SANDLIN w/o John Sandlin, died Nov. 30, 1859 in her 35th year.

ELIZA DEMAREE w/o Samuel Demaree of Mercer Co., Ky.; d/o Charles and Elizabeth Forston, born Woodford Co., Ky., Dec. 30, 1834; died Oct. 2, 1859.

CORNELIUS W. McGUIRE died Sept. 28, 1859, Millville, Tenn., left widow and 13 children.

J. L. HAYES died pneumonia, Dec. 17, 1859 aged 21 years.


January 19, 1860

Col. SAMUEL W. EVANS died Oxford, Miss., Dec. 30, 1859 in his 50th year; left widow and children.

TOMMY S. RICE s/o Rev. J. G. and Josephine Rice of Tennessee Conf., born April 26, 1858, died Jan. 1, 1860.

JOHN MULLEN s/o late Dr. John B. and Sallie V. Mullen, died nr. Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 3, 1860 in his 17th year; youngest child of his parents.

MATILDA COVINGTON w/o Benjamin Covington, died Simpson Co., Ky., Dec. 1, 1859 aged about 74 years.

ALBERT L. KIRKLAND s/o Zachariah J. and Katharine Kirkland, born Jackson Co., Tenn., Jan. 5, 1837; died Allen Co., Ky., Dec. 16, 1859; joined MECS 1856; "subject of affliction for many years."

WOODSON YOUNG, native of Cannon Co., Tenn., died McKenzie Institute in Texas, Dec. 15, 1859 in his 22nd year.

ROBERT C. TAYLOR only child of Rev. James W. and Mary Taylor, born Sept. 4, 1857; died December 4, 1859.


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January 26, 1860

Rev. ALEXANDER ROGERS ERWIN died Huntsville, Ala., Jan. 10, 1860; born Caddo Parish, La., Jan. 12, 1820; his father a Baptist preacher; licensed to preach by MEC, 1840; filled several appointments; president of the Huntsville Female College when he died.

JOHN H. F. GRAMMER s/o James and Margaret A. Grammer, born Nov. 23, 1856; died Nov. 18, 1859.

JOHN LOUIS GRAMMER s/o Peterson and Mary Grammer, born Dec. 31, 1858; died Nov. 2, 1859.

ELIZABETH LOWE w/o Rev. M. Lowe, born Washington Co., Va., Dec. 9, 1819; d/o John and Nancy McNew; md Dec. 24, 1839; died Nov. 29, 1859.

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. HOWARD WILLIAMS born Sept. 19, 1795; joined MEC Feb. 5, 1832; licensed to preach, MEC, Nov. 29, 1834; died Anderson Co., Tenn., Dec. 16, 1859; by Secretary of Lawrenceburg Quarterly Conference.

MARTHA E. YOURIE w/o Silas M. Yourie; d/o Simeon Hollis, born April 30, 1835; md August 17, 1854; died Dec. 16, 1859.

MINERVA SCRUGGS w/o Hon. Phineas T. Scruggs; d/o Richard Rivers and sister of R. H. and Thomas Rivers; died in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 7, 1860 in her 52nd year.

ELIZABETH JONES w/o Rev. Richard Jones; d/o William and Mary Truelove; born Franklin Co., N.C., March 30, 1784; moved to Maury Co., Tenn. 1811, where she died January 2, 1860.

Dr. HENRY WILBURN died Athens, Ala., Jan. 4, 1860 aged about 29 years; lived in Huntsville, Ala., was spending Christmas holiday with his sister when he died.

JOHN L. STUBBLEFIELD died McMinville, Tenn., Dec. 13, 1859 aged about 50 years.

LAMIRA BAKER GARNER d/o John E. and Elizabeth Garner of Springfield, Tenn., died Jan. 7, 1860 aged 2 years, 9 months, 6 days.

NANCY HOLMAN w/o Joseph Holman, died Robertson Co., Tenn., Nov. 21, 1859.


February 2, 1860

DORA JANE BLEWETT d/o C. J. and M. C. Blewett, died Hawesville, Ky., Jan. 7, 1860 aged 1 year, 8 months.

ADA ALLARILLA PERRY d/o John W. and Dorcas E. Perry, died scarlet fever, Sept. 29, 1859; born Sept. 15, 1856.

Rev. THOMAS BAILEY, born Eastern Shore, Md., Aug. 11, 1783; his father, George Bailey "emigrated to" N.C. when his children were small, Thomas being then three years old; after he md he lived in Ky. but in 1817 moved to Madison Co., Ala., thence in 1833 to Yalobusha Co., Miss., thence in 1851 to Yazoo Co., Miss., then with son, P. B. Bailey, moved to Titus Co., Texas where he died January 14, 1860.

LIZZIE CARTER w/o James E. Carter; d/o late Dr. Samuel Patton; born Scott Co., Va., April 20, 1833; died Knox Co., Tenn., Oct. 22, 1859; md Dec. 7, 1852.

Rev. SNELSON ROBERTS and wife of Clinton, Tenn. had children to die:

HOMER V. M. ROBERTS, died April 18, 1858 in his 14th year;

BALIE P. ROBERTS, died Feb. 26, 1859 in his 21st year;

MARTHA J. MARSH, died Harrisburg, Ill., March 8, 1859 in her 26th year;

ANN L. ROBERTS, died Dec. 2, 1859 in her 18th year;

EDMUND H. ROBERTS, died Dec. 23, 1859 in his 25th Year.


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OLIVER EDGAR FISK second s/o Rev. O. J. and M. L. Fisk, died Bloomington, Ill., Dec. l5, 1859 aged 16 years, 10 months; typhoid fever.

OSCAR F. STALEY died Rock House, Sumner Co., Tenn., Dec. 7, 1859 in his 47th year; milk poison.

HANNAH GORDON REAMS d/o A. H. and M. J. Reams, born March 15, 1856; died October 29, 1859.


February 9, 1860

ROBERT E. MILLER, born at the mouth of Bear Grass, now Louisville, Ky., August 27, 1780; moved as a child to Millersburg, Ky. where he lived until he died Jan. 15, 1860; had 54 grandchildren and 50 great-grand-children.

MARY ARNOLD ROBERTSON only d/o Fleming P. and Martha A. Robertson, died Hillsboro, Ky., Jan. 8, 1860 aged 6 years, 27 days.

SIMEON S. CLARK born Hancock Co., Ga., Dec. 26, 1816; moved to Madison Co., Ala. the next year; md S. B. Malone 1837; moved in 1849 to Attala Co., Miss. where he died Dec. 19, 1859.

WINNY GILL w/o Samuel H. Gill, died typhoid fever, Logan Co., Ky., Jan. 14, 1860 in her 32nd year.

SALLY McCALL BRADSHAW d/o John and Frances Miller, died Russell Co., Ky., Dec. 4, 1859.

EUNICE ISHAM died Feb. 23, 1859, aged 105 years; joined MEC at Snow Hill, Md. Editor noted that this notice had been misplaced for some time.

Rev. D. S. DUNCAN died Hardin Co., Tenn., Oct. 31, 1859; born March 15, 1823; licensed to preach, MECS, August 2, 1856.

NANCY L. COLEMAN d/o George and Mary Kidd, born March 25, 1787; died Nov. 16, 1859; joined MEC 1802.


February 16, 1860

THOMAS O. BALDRIDGE s/o W. F. and Elizabeth Baldridge died Jan. 10, 1860 aged 1 year, 5 months, 10 days.

Rev. JOHN JAMES born Buckingham Co., Va., August 1782; moved to Green River Co., Ky. 1797; md Margaret Taylor, Sept. 1, 1805; filled numerous appointments over a 40 year period.

Rev. W. J. COOLEY s/o Rev. S. J. and Elizabeth Cooley, born Humphreys Co., Tenn., Oct. 18, 1818; licensed to preach, Tenn. Conf., MEC, 1844; died Dec. 11, 1859.

ADALINE C. GIVEN w/o Henry F. Given, died Jan. 9, 1860, New Orleans, La., in her 46th year; born Livingston Co., Ky., April 30, 1814; joined MEC 1844. Buried Smithland, Ky.

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. A. R. ERWIN, D. D., who died recently; by Quarterly Conf., Huntsville Station, dated Jan. 23, 1860.

Mrs. MARY CRUTCHER died Mercer Co., Ky., Dec. 12, 1859 in her 80th year. Presbyterian.

CHARLOTTE NAPIER d/o General James Robertson and sister of Dr. Felix Robertson; born March 11, 1783; md late Col. Richard Napier, Feb. 25, 1798; raised several children; died Edgefield, Tenn., Jan. 5, 1860.

ANNA M. DUDLEY died Morgan Co., Ky., Dec. 28, 1859 aged 70 years, 9 months, 20 days; before age 18 md William C. Dudley of King and Queen Co., Va. who lived less than 2 years afterwards; never remarried.


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WASHINGTON L. BOYD died Williamson Co., Tenn., Jan. 7, 1860; young man.

MUSEO T. GARNETT died Harrodsburg, Ky., Jan. 16, 1860 in his 38th year.


February 23, 1860

Miss EMMA HUGHEY born March 27, 1844; died Science Hill Academy, Shelbyville, Ky., Dec. 3, 1859; joined MEC July 13, 1844; buried in Brooksville, Ky.; a long panegyric.

JOHN J. BENNETT died Pleasant Hill, Ky., Jan. 13, 1860 in his 26th year; md A. J. Benton.

Resolutions of Respect for WASHINGTON L. BOYD of Franklin, Tenn. who died recently; by classmates at Poplar Grove Male High School, dated January 27, 1860.

Rev. D. J. JONES, born Nov. 23, 1809; died Lauderdale Co., Ala., Feb. 5, 1860; md Hetty D. Anthony, Oct. 7, 1828; commenced preaching, MEC, 1830; ordained deacon Nov. 9, 1834; ordained elder Nov. 1836; located in 1837 but continued to preach as a local preacher in Lawrence and Wayne counties, Tenn. and Lauderdale Co., Ala.

MARY GRIGGS w/o L. M. Griggs, died Jan. 11, 1860 in her 41st year.

SAMUEL ATWELL, native of Jefferson Co., Va., died Independence, Mo., Feb. 4, 1860 in his 61st year; md Nancy Ferguson, 1820 and moved the next year to Jessamine Co., Ky.; burial in Versailles, Ky.

SAMUEL ARTHUR KELLEY s/o George and Sarah Ann Kelley, died Millersburg, Ky., Jan. 28, 1860 aged 18 1/2 months.

SOPHIA JONES only child of Thompson and Terry Jones, died Bath Co., Ky., Jan. 18, 1860 in her 7th year.

MARTHA KEELING w/o Leonard Keeling of Davidson Co., Tenn., died Murfreesboro, Tenn., Jan. 12, 1860; raised "a large and respectable family."

LUCY CONNOLLY w/o Thomas K. Connolly; born Nov. 10, 1793; died Talladega Co., Ala., Dec. 27, 1859; d/o James and Dianah Walker.

NANCY ROBERTS w/o William Roberts of Trigg Co., Ky.; d/o Booth Malone of Montgomery Co., Tenn.; born Jan. 14, 1813; died Jan. 27, 1860; md 1833.

RITCHEY KINCAID s/o Ritchey Kincaid died Clinton, Tenn., Jan. 13, 1860 aged 3 years, 5 months, 27 days.

WILLIAM C. RONEY of Sumner Co., Tenn., born Aug. 20, 1822; died Feb. 3, 1860.

ARTHUR N. DAVIS born Roane /Rowan/ Co., N.C., Nov. 26, 1791; died Clarksville, Ark., Nov. 8, 1859; md Mary Wilson of Lincoln Co., 1816; joined MEC 1820.


March 1, 1860

Miss SALLY HARRISON, member of MECS at Bardstown, Ky., died Jan. 10, 1860 aged 69 years; never married. She and sister, Fanny, made a home together.

LUCRETIA PARKER, nee Penny, born N.C., about 1772; died Jan. 24, 1860; moved to Sumner Co., Tenn. about 1790; md Rev. Nathaniel Parker, 1797.

LEMYRA HILL widow of Rev. Joshua C. Hill; d/o W. and Penelope Lanier, born Jan. 16, 1801; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Feb. 10, 1860.

WILLIE E. BLACKMON d/o Dr. and W. C. Blackmon, died scarlet fever, Feb. 11, 1860 aged 20 months, 4 days.


March 8, 1860

CHARLIE P. THOMAS s/o Rev. R. Y. and M. E. Thomas, died Logan Co., Ky., Jan. 20, 1860 aged 1 year, 4 days.


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Rev. GEORGE WEBB, born Annapolis, Md., June 20, 1765; died Greene Co., Tenn., Oct. 24, 1859; his father was killed when he was young and he was raised by a grandmother; bound as an apprentice at age 13 to his uncle, Daniel Wells; licensed to preach, MEC, June 20, 1793; located in Rockingham Co., Va. as a local preacher until Oct. 9, 1798 when he moved to Greene co., Tenn.

GODFREY WHITE TAYLOR s/o Rev. James and Sallie Taylor of Hardinsburg, Ky., born June 4, 1818; died Hartford, Ky., Feb. 7, 1860; joined MECS Feb. 12, 1853.

Miss LIZZIE GEORGE died Robertson Co., Tenn., Feb. 16, 1860.

DUNLAP G. GARDNER s/o Elias and Mary Gardner died Campbellsburg, Ky., Feb. 19, 1860 in his 17th year.

ELMIRA FRANCES BIGGS w/o Joseph A. Biggs; d/o George Babb; left widower, 2 children; died Graves Co., Ky., Dec. 18, 1859.

EMALINE M. WILSON w/o James H. Wilson, born Jan. 8, 1808; md Feb. 21, 1821; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Jan. 30, 1860.

MALINDA NORFLEET w/o Rev. Marmaduke Norfleet died Stewart Co., Tenn., Dec. 21, 1859.

NANCY A. BURNET w/o Cornelius Barnet, died Trigg Co., Ky. (no date given), aged 36 years; d/o James and Winnaford Wallis.

MARY RUSSELL w/o John A. Russell, born July 15, 1843, Madison Co., Ala.; md Dec. 14, 1859; died Jan. 17, 1860, pneumonia.

FRANCIS MARION PURVIS died Dec. 13, 1859 aged 32 years.


March 15, 1860

MARY J. KENNEY d/o John and Jane G. Kenney, born nr. Florence, Ala., Jan. 25, 1836; burned to death, Rodgersville, Ala., Feb. 21, 1860; joined MECS 1849.

JOHN T. MILLS s/o Peyton F. and Nancy Mills, died nr. Pikeville, Ala., Jan. 6, 1860 in his 24th year.

Mrs. ELEANOR FRANCES ROBERTS died Feb. 16, 1860.

MARY ORR born Montgomery Co., Va., Dec. 20, 1789; died Dec. 16, 1859; md (1) Williamson Johnston; (2) Arthur Orr, 1828; moved to Green Co., Tenn. When young.

Mrs. CATHERINE LAWRENCE born 1834; died Feb. 14, 1860.

"Sister" E. A. SOUTHALL, died Feb. 16, 1860 in her 29th year. "Bury me at Pas" (R. Steele, Williamson County, Tenn.)

MARTHA SHOTWELL CROW d/o E. Martin and Fannie E. Crow, died Hartford, Ky., Feb. 27, 1860 aged 9 months, 21 days.


March 22, 1860

JAMES A. TARPLEY s/o John Tarpley of Va., died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Jan. 30, 1860 in his 64th year.

Uncle WILL WALKER, a colored man, born March 10, 1778; died Jan. 11, 1860. Kentucky.

MATILDA HOUSE w/o John L. House, died Franklin, Tenn., Feb. 29, 1860 in her 26th year.

ELIZA A. SCHOOLFIELD d/o Daniel and Andocia Beauchamp, born Somerset Co., Md., Sept. 25, 1805; md John Schoolfield, Nov. 22, 1826; moved to Bracken Co., Ky. 1825; died Brookville, Ky., Feb. 11, 1860.

ZARILDA WILKES d/o Thomas and Hannah Amis, born Nov. 17, 1830; died Maury Co., Tenn., Feb. 28, 1860; md Rev. William H. Wilkes, Jan. 1, 1857.


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JOHN P. BROWN s/o Rev. John L. and Sarah Brown, born Warren Co., Tenn., Sept. 26, 1839; died Warren Co., Tenn., Feb. 22, 1860.

LUCY ANNE GRIGGS w/o J. S. Griggs, born Fayette Co., Ky., Sept. 26, 1827; md August 6, 1846; died March 3, 1860; joined MECS September 1850.

SARAH C. CRAWFORD w/o Rev. A. T. Crawford; d/o Samuel and Elizabeth Watt, died Feb. 20, 1860 in her 22nd year.

SALLY DEER w/o James Deer, born August 3, 1795; died Jan. 22, 1860; md Sept. 27, 1812 in Sumner Co., Tenn.; moved to Giles Co., Tenn. in 1815; joined MEC 1823.

JOSEPH DAVIS died Johnson Co., Tenn., Feb. 13, 1860 aged 48 years.


March 29, 1860

EMMA MUNDAY d/o James H. and Affiah D. Munday, born July 1, 1859; died March 8, 1860.

WILLIAM SUMMERS THURMOND s/o Richard C. and Jane E. Thurmond, born August 7, 1858; died of croup, March 16, 1860.

HADEN T. CURD born Barren Co., Ky., 1804; died Feb. 23, 1859; md Martha Edwards 1834; moved to Louisville, Ky. in 1835; merchant-farmer.


Apri1 5, 1860

Dr. HENRY CAROW, well-known physician of Nashville, Tenn., was shot and killed there by P. P. Trewitt, postmaster of Sparta, Tenn., March 31, 1860.

Rev. JOSEPH WILLIS born Jan. 7, 1816; licensed to preach, MEC, Sept. 19, 1836; fi1led numerous appointments; died Sept. 19, 1859; became ill from "excessive labor" at camp-meeting.

AMANDA MALVINA STAFFORD d/o W. C. and Catharine Charlton born April 21, 1835; md Dr. Danie1 Hoge Stafford, Nov. 11, 1855; died nr. Pearisburg, Va., Jan. 8, 1860.

BELL MILLER w/o William Miller; d/o Dr. J. and Lucretia Barnes, born Aug. 17, 1844; joined MECS 1858; died Sharpsburg, Ky., March 1, 1860.

Resolutions of Respect for A. J. TERRY who died recently; by 2nd Quarterly Conf., Mt. Pleasant Circuit, Hunter's Chapel; dated March 10, 1860.

SUSAN REBECCA COOKE, nee Marsh, w/o Brambey Cooke, born April 11, 1833; md 1856; they moved to Texas; she had been a Cumberland Presbyterian but joined the MECS in Texas; died Feb. 10, 1860.

JULIA ANN B. PORTER w/o Samuel Porter of Bastrop, Texas, died Feb. 3, 1860. Born Bedford Co., Tenn., May 18, 1823; md August 2, 1848; moved to Bastrop in 1848; was a Missionary Baptist but joined MECS in 1850.

DAVID D. COUPLAND born June 15, 1786; died Dec. 24, 1859; his oldest son, JOHN L. COUPLAND, died recently in Missouri.

Mrs. CHARLOTTE HALE, born Sullivan Co., Tenn., Oct. 14, 1804; md Thomas Hale, Jan. 27, 1827; died Jan. 18, 1860.

WILLIAM L. BROWN died Bledsoe Co., Tenn., Feb. 17, 1860 in his 68th year; joined MEC fall of 1819 at Sulphur Springs in Washington Co., Va.; moved to Tenn. about 1825.

JOHN H. ALLEN, native of Wake Co., N.C., died Jan. 11, 1860, Lincoln Co., Tenn.; md May 8, 1806 (wife's name not given).

HAYS COMPTON BLACKMON s/o Dr. W. C. and S. L. Blackmon, died Davidson Co., Tenn., March 17, 1860 aged 7 years, 11 days.

CHARLOTTE MATHIS died Pikeville, Tenn., Jan. 26, 1860 in her 25th year; member of MECS 12 years.

CHARITY ALLEN widow of George Allen, died Chickasaw Nation, Jan. 29, 1860 aged about 55 years; joined MECS November 1851.


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JAMES K. P. HOOD s/o Charley and Ellen P. Wood, died March 13, 1860 aged 16 years, 15 days.

GEORGE M. D. GILLIAM s/o Lemuel and Emily Gilliam born Nov. 5, 1844; died Feb. 13, 1860.


April 12, 1860

JANE WHITAKER, nee White, w/o A. F. Whitaker, born Jan. 10, 1823; md August 11, 1844; died March 7, 1860, Harrison Co., Ky.

GEORGE A. RAY s/o Rev. J. G. Ray of the Tenn. Conf., died DeKalb Co., Tenn., March 10, 1860; born Nov. 23, 1838; burial in new cemetery near Alexandria in DeKalb County.

MARTHA E. BACON w/o Dr. Thomas L. Bacon; d/o Gilliam M. and Mary A. Bacon, born Mecklenburg Co., Va.; moved to Ky. 1850; md May 12, 1857; joined Cumberland Presbyterian Church 1855; joined MECS July 1858; died Henderson Co., Ky., Jan. 17, 1860.

MARTHA M. FLETCHER w/o Archibald D. Fletcher, born Buckingham Co., Va.; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., Nov. 16, 1859.

Miss MARY E. BRIGGS died Franklin, Tenn., March 12, 1860.

VIRGINIA S. REED d/o Rev. J. P. Bellamy of Montgomery Co., Tenn.; w/o James B. Reed, Goodlettsville, died March 6, 1860; born Palmyra, July 16, 1830; md January 11, 1849; left widower, 5 children, the youngest only a few days old.

TRUMAN HARRIS born nr. Bardstown, Ky., March 1814; joined MECS 1858; died January 31, 1860.

ANN J. MARABLE d/o Thomas Watson; w/o Dr. John H. Marable, born Prince Edward Co., Va., June 30, 1790; md July 17, 1808; died Montgomery Co., Tenn., January 25, 1860.

Miss MARGARET KATE HART died Bardstown, Ky., March 10, 1860 in her 20th year.

NANCY MIZE w/o Isaac Mize died of cancer, March 13, 1860, Estill Co., Ky. in her 61st year.

ADDIE BUTLER d/o Gustavus and Sarah A. Butler of Newport, Va., died Feb. 29, 1860 aged 1 year, 9 months, 8 days; scarlet fever.

MARY N. CAMPBELL w/o W. H. Campbell; d/o T. L. and Nancy Bennett, died of consumption, Jan. 16, 1860 aged 34 years; moved to Todd Co., Ky. in 1848. Cumberland Presbyterian.

NANCY WILLIAM THOMPSON w/o Dr. Nimrod Thompson, died Feb. 7, 1860 in the residence of her father, Capt. William Alford in Rutherford Co., Tenn.; consumption. Born Dec. 14, 1835; joined MEC 1837; her only child, a son, died a few days before she died.

Sister R. A. COWLEY born Aug. 13, 1834; died Feb. 17, 1860.

MARY STONER died Feb. 2, 1860, aged about 75 years old; died at residence of her son, Porter J. Stoner in Nelson Co., Ky.

SURAPHENE BENNETT d/o T. L. and Nancy Bennett died Todd Co., Ky. Oct. 4, 1859 in her 22nd year.


April 19, 1860

ALMIRA G. BASS w/o Allen G. Bass; d/o Israel and Gillie Ambrose of Sumner Co., Tenn., died Columbus, Ga., March 7, 1860 in her 40th year.

Dr. JOHN EDWARDS born King William Co., Va., June 9, 1797; died Corners-


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ville, Giles Co., Tenn., March 14, 1860; from Va. to Giles Co. 1818; md Mary C. Burch 1823; joined MEC 1821.

Dr. JAMES M. HUTSON born Dec. 9, 1830; died Feb. 6, 1860; buried at Mt. Pisgah campground with Masonic honors.

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. JOSEPH W. HIGHTOWNER who died Feb. 1, 1860; by Quarterly Conf., Lebanon Circuit, Tenn. Conf., dated March 24, 1860

JANE BEASMAN, nee Moore, died Harrison Co., Ky., Feb. 1860 in her 58th year; had been a widow for years.

LUCY HOAGLAND d/o Isaac and Eliza Hoagland of Trimble Co., Ky. died March 5, 1860.

MARY G. HARRISS born S.C., 1805; died March 18, 1860; md S. W. Harriss 1835; lived in Clarksville, Tenn.; later moved to Dresden, Tenn. where she died.

JOHN MILLS born in England, 1791; came to U.S. 1817; joined MEC 1824; died Hodgenville, Ky., March 1, 1860.

ADDALINE GIVEN, nee Haynes, w/o Henry F. Given; died New Orleans, La., January 9, 1860.


Apri1 26, 1860

ROBERT WENDLE McDOWELL s/o Joseph F. and Sarah A. McDowell, died in Charlotte, Tenn., April 16, 1860 aged 3 years, 2 months, 13 days.

EDMUND LAWRENCE born Greenville Co., Va., July 2, 1770; died Williamson Co., Tenn., March 16, 1860; md Sarah Lanier 1794.

SARAH F. COOPER w/o John J. Cooper; d/o Joel and Sarah Gosset, born Caswell Co., N.C., Feb. 2O, 1835; moved with parents to Ky. 1841; joined MECS 1851; md Feb. 5, 1852.


May 3, 1860

JAMES H. FIELDING born March 13, 1801; died Warren Co., Ky., March 9, 1860.

Rev. WILLIAM E. JONES died Dec. 27, 1859 in his 43rd year; native of Lawrence Co., Ala. and since 1836 lived in Lauderdale Co., Tenn.

JAMES DIMNIG died Sumner Co., Tenn., Jan. 17, 1860 on the farm where he was born and raised; his father an early settler from N.C., nr. Fountainhead spring in Sumner Co.

FINETTE JANE PROFFITT w/o B. A. Proffitt of Yancey Co., N.C., born April 29, 1835; died March 8, 1860.

HELEN HUGHES d/o Edward and Mary Hughes, died nr. Allensville, Ky., Feb. 29, 1860 aged 6 years; scarlet fever.

MARY FRANCES WHITEHEAD d/o Z. B. and Nancy A. Betts; born Jan. 31, 1835; died Feb. 13, 1860; left a widower and a "little babe."

MARTHA E. OAKLEY died Williamsport, Tenn., March 18, 1860 in her 18th year.

NAOMI REEVE w/o Jesse S. Reeve of Rheatown, Tenn., died March 30, 1860, consumption. Born Washington Co., Va. March 15, 1823; d/o Nathan and Susannah Worley; md Feb. 24, 1846.

AMANDA ROWLAND w/o Henry Rowland of Versailles, Ky., born April 10, 1810; died Feb. 19, 1860.

NANCY ANDERSON w/o Hon. J. M. Anderson, born Bledsoe Co., Tenn., Sept. 28, 1807; died March 29, 1860.

WILLIAM J. EWBANK died Rusk Co., Texas, March 25, 1860; s/o Thomas and Mary Ewbank; born April 16, 1817; lived formerly in Lawrence Co., Ala.

BENJAMIN L. BARNETT died Marshall Co., Ala. April 2, 1860 in his 55th year.


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JAMES H. C. YOUNGER s/o William and Elizabeth Younger, born May 30, 1836; died from gunshot wound in stomach, March 22, 1860; left widow and 2 children.

CHARLOTTE GOWER widow of Rev. Gower, died April 16, 1860 aged 78 years, 8 months.

WILLIE JAMES McANALLY only s/o William and Lu McAnally, died Lawrence Co., Tenn., March 26, 1860 aged 8 months, 1 day.


May 10, 1860

PALMYRA JANE COLEMAN w/o John J. Coleman, died Huntsville, Ala., May 1, 1860 in her 38th year; d/o Samuel and Elizabeth Acklen; md Nov. 30, 1852.

ELIZABETH VIRGINIA McTYEIRE d/o H. N. and Amelia McTyeire, died Edgefield, Tenn., May 30, 1860 aged 3 years, 4 months; nicknamed Blackhead.

Rev. JOSEPH A. KING born Ashe Co., N.C., Feb. 22, 1819; died Jan. 1, 1860 from injuries received in Sept. when he was felling a tree; joined MEC 1838; licensed to preach, MEC, 1841; md Nancy Baker Feb. 5, 1842; a tribute written by a fellow church member.

SALLIE JONES born Warren Co., Ky., July 5, 1844; died March 31, 1860; a pupil at the Russellville Female Collegiate Institute.

Tribute of Respect for Dr. A. C. McDONALD who died Feb. 2, 1860; by Tipton Lodge #226, Masons, dated Feb. 11, 1860.

Tribute of Respect for LORENZO D. PORTER who died in Newport, April 3, 1860; by Newport Lodge #234, Masons, dated April 4, 1860.

ELIZABETH HYSER widow of Adam Hyser (who died 1846), died Millerstown, Ky., April 13, 1860; born Va., Jan. 25, 1787.

MARY GREEN STROTHER d/o Green B. and Mary E. Strother, died nr. Meridianville, Ala., April 13, 1860 aged 17 years.

HENRY C. SOWELL born Feb. 16, 1806; died April 12, 1860.

NANCY CHAMBERS w/o Thomas Chambers; d/o Rev. William and Jane Murray; born Halifax Co., Va., April 1, 1795; md April 7, 1817; moved to Wilson Co., Tenn. 1818 where she lived until she died April 1, 1860.

JOHN W. CULBERTSON died Robertson Co., Tenn., April 14, 1860 in his 26th year; joined MECS Dec. 26, 1847.

Resolutions of Respect for Rev. JOEL TURRENTINE who died recently; by 2nd Quarterly Conf., Magnolia Circuit, Camden Dist., Ouachita Conf., Ark., dated April 14, 1860.

JANE CALL d/o John and Zilpha Call, died Franklin Co., Ala., no date given, in her 22nd year.

EMMA ELIZABETH JOHNSON d/o Charles and Mary S. Johnson, born March 21, 1843; died Hickman Co., Tenn., March 23, 1860.

Mrs. SUSAN POLLY died April 18, 1860 in her 68th year. Bardstown, Ky.

JULIA A. KNIGHT w/o Rev. F. J. Knight, born Maury Co., Tenn., March 7, 1820; moved to Morgan Co., Ala. 1832; md Oct. 22, 1839; died Feb. 25, 1860; left widower and several children.

WILEY F. MORRIS born Morgan Co., Ala., July 8, 1844; brutally murdered by Jack, a slave of his family, March 14, 1860.

ELIZABETH PORTIS w/o W. H. Portis; d/o J. J. and Martha Johnson, born Warren Co., N.C.; died Marshall Co., Ky., Feb. 17, 1860.


May 17, 1860

Mrs. EASON w/o Alchin Eason of Madison Co., Ala.; d/o William and Dorothea Powers, formerly of Va.; died April 11, 1861 in her 43rd year; burial in Huntsville, Alabama.


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Resolutions of Respect for Dr. R. B. CHANDLER, born Green Co., Ky., Feb. 20, 1834; died Campbellsville, Ky., April 28, 1860; by Pitman Lodge #124, Masons, not dated.

SALLIE J. CHAMP w/o John W. Champ, died Triune, Tenn., April 2, 1860 in her 17th year; md "a little more than a year ago."

Col. WILLIAM WILKINSON KILLIAN died Buncumbe Co., N.C., April 21, 1860 in his 61st year; son of Daniel Killian.

MARTHA H. P. GIBBS w/o Hon. Charles K. Gibbs; d/o Wilie and Sarah Pope; died Jaynesville, Wisconsin, March 12, 1860; born Oglethorpe Co., Ga.; among survivors was her brother, B. T. Pope.

THOMAS J. TALLY died May 6, 1860, Sumner Co., Tenn., aged about 38 years; lived in Dyer Co., Tenn. for several years.

JOSHUA J. COVEY born May 1, 1842; died Jan. 7, 1860; joined MECS at Turkey Creek, Tenn. August 1854.

ELIZABETH DAVID died Baton Rouge, La., April 20, 1860 aged 77 years; had also lived in Tenn. for about 50 years.


May 24, 1860

LUCY HARDEN born April 16, 1795; died Tuscaloosa, Ala., March 5, 1860.

ANNA ALLISON widow of Isaiah Allison, died Wilson Co., Tenn., April 30, 1860 aged 80 years.

ISAIAH BRADSHAW born N.C., 1792; died at residence of his son, Seth, in Russell Co., Ky., Feb. 21, 1860; wife had died 2 months and 17 days previously; burial in Pleasant Hill cemetery.

MERIT C. WILLIAMS born March 15, 1815; died nr. Tuscaloosa, Ala., Feb. 17, 1860.

MARTHA W. COLE born March 7, 1829; died March 22, 1860.

LEVI SAMUEL ALLEN s/o Joseph and Eliza Allen, born July 18, 1859; died Casey Co., Ky., no date given.


May 31, 1860

On the steamer, B. L. Hodge, going from Shreveport, La. to New Orleans, La. B. L. Sleath, in an altercation stabbed to death, May 18, 1860, one CHARLES M. FORT of Springfield, Tenn. and J. LYLE of Nashville, Tenn. Sleath was reported to have been a "deformed creature," native of Lewis Co., Va.; had recently been teaching in Cherokee Co., Texas.

CHARLES RUSH SHELMAN s/o Rev. T. P. and Henrietta Sherman, died Millersburg, Ky., May 6, 1860 in his 14th year; born Tuskegee, Alabama.

Rev. BRICE BYRNE born Oct. 27, 1833; died Feb. 22, 1860; md Eliza Stanton, Jan. 24, 1856; licensed to preach, MECS, Cumberland Cicruit, Dec. 25, 1858.

ELIZABETH ANN BICKLEY w/o Thomas B. Bickley; d/o James Jackson, died nr. LaGrange, Ala., Apri1 24, 1860.

Tribute of Respect for WILLIAM C. HUNT who died in Warren Co., Tenn., May 11, 1860; by Nolensville Lodge #91, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, dated May 14, 1860.

LEVINA EMMENT w/o Rev. P. W. Emment, born Oct. 1810; died Carter Co., Tenn., March 6, 1860; md February 27, 1828.

C. C. BELL w/o William S. Bell of White Co., Ark., died April 14, 1860; born Wilson Co., Tenn., Nov. 23, 1835. Cumberland Presbyterian.

ELIZABETH MILLER w/o Jacob Miller; d/o Christopher Orndorff, born nr. Hagerstown, Md., Dec. 22, 1777; md March 13, 1802; moved to Logan Co., Ky. 1810 where she died March 1, 1860.


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WILLIAM B. RUDY born Jefferson Co., Ky., Sept. 30, 1808; moved to Henderson Co., Ky. 1830; then to Lyon Co., Ky. about 5 years ago where he died April 19, 1860; md Mary Alvis of Henderson, Ky.; Emily Hodge of Smithland, Ky.


June 7, 1860

MARANDA Z. ADCOCK youngest d/o Absalom and Martha E. Adcock of Barry Co., Mo., formerly of Montgomery Co., Tenn., died May 5, 1860 aged 9 years, 6 months.

ELLIOTT CHASE BURKE s/o Rev. J. W. and C. A. Burke, died Macon, Ga., May 25, 1860 aged 3 months, 27 days.

ADA and IDA, infant twin daughters of George and Virginia WALKER, born June 26, 1859; Ada died Feb. 29; Ida died May 19, 1860.

MARGARET F. COTTON d/o George R. and Elizabeth A. Cotton, died May 28, 1860 aged 6 months.

Rev. R. D. WELLS of Rogersville, Tenn., born Sullivan Co., Tenn., June 23, 1823; died April 10, 1860; MECS preacher for years; md Sarah M. Roberts, Nov. 21, 1849 and she died Aug. 16, 1855 and he md Matilda Fogg, Feb. 9, 1859.

MARY WARE w/o John W. Ware born and raised in Wilson Co., Tenn., died nr. Mechanicsville, Tenn., May 10, 1860.

WILLIAM GRIGGS born Norfolk, Va., March 18, 1780; died Jan. 31, 1860; md Elizabeth Fraley April 2, 1811.

JUDITH C. IVIE, nee Wood, w/o D. C. Ivie of Cannon Co., Tenn., born Jan. 11, 1818; md Sept. 11, 1834; joined MECS April 22, 1860; died April 24, 1860.

NANNY E. ROBERTSON w/o William H. Robertson, born May 9, 1836; md Feb. 22, 1859; died Winchester, Ky., March 18, 1860.

VERNON HASKELL WILLIAMS s/o James H. Williams of Cheatham Co., Tenn., died April 30, 1860 aged 3 years, 7 months, 10 days.

MINERVA A JAMES w/o Thomas H. James; d/o Thomas, and Elizabeth Vaughn, died Marshall Co., Tenn., March 20, 1869 aged 26 years.

BETTIE O. SNEED d/o C. P. and S. P. Sneed, born Feb. 2, 1848; died May 11, 1860.


June 14, 1860

Rev. BENJAMIN M. DRAKE, born Robertson /Robeson/ Co., N.C., Sept. 11, 1800; moved to Ky. 1809; licensed to preach, MEC, Sept. 1819; ordained deacon Dec. 1823; ordained elder 1824; filled numerous appointments; he had died recently, date not given.

SUSAN LEPSCOMB w/o O. Lepscomb; d/o John R. DeBow, died Smith Co., Tenn., May 7, 1860.

ABRAHAM SPRADLEY born Bedford Co., Va.; died Harrison Co., Ky., Jan. 2, 1860; his father died when he was 18 months old; his widowed mother had 10 children and moved with them to Floyd Co., Ky.; he md Sarah Evans May 3, 1821; joined MEC 1830; moved to Morgan Co., Ky. 1851 and then to Harrison Co., Ky. in 1859.

CAROLINE A. HOWE d/o Mrs. Sally Howe of Fleming Co., Ky., born Nov. 20, 1843; died May 10, 1860; her father, John Howe, predeceased her; "Carrie."

SUSAN REBECCA COOKE w/o Bramby Cooke, born April 11, 1833; died Feb. 10, 186O, Rhea Co., Tenn.; she and husband moved to Texas; returned home to die; consumption. Maiden name: Marshe.

GEORGE B. SCOTT born April 13, 1835; died May 13, 1860, Hillsville, Va.

Rev. PETER DUNCAN died Mattoon, Ill., May 23, 1860, consumption.


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MINERVA GUNN w/o Dr. Allen Gunn, died Yanceyville, N.C., May 7, 1860 in her 48th year.


June 21, 1860

ADA F. BRYAN d/o George W. Bryan, dec. and Elizabeth A. W. Bryan, died Millersville, Ky., June 1, 1860 aged 16 years.

ALMAH M. SEAT only d/o L. M. and Mary E. Seat, died Madison Co., Ky., May 30, 1860 aged 19 months.

JAMES STUART BADGER, named for Judge Stuart of Brandenburg, Ky., born July 17, 1859, died cholera, May 4, 1860.

Tribute of Respect for E. PARKER, born Gates Co., N.C., Nov. 16, 1795; moved to Tenn. 1815; md Susan King Jan. 11, 1821; joined MECS 1846; died March 14, 1860; by Phoenix Lodge #270, Masons, not dated.

Poem to memory of J. W. STONE who died aged 1 year, 2 days, no date given.

MARGARET REBECCA WHITTEN d/o Rev. J. M. and Joanna F. Whitten, born July 28, 1842; died Wayne Co., Tenn., April 27, 1860.

NANCY E. TAYLOR w/o Rev. W. M. Taylor; d/o J. M. and W. Neighbors, died Calhoun Co., Ala., May 28, 1860 in her 27th year.


June 28, 1860

WILLIE WINTER s/o Rev. W. H. and Amanda Winter of the Ky. Conf. died Newport, Ky., May 13, 1860 aged nearly 3 years.

MARY LOUISA ESTES d/o Robert and Adsy Estes, died Columbia, Tenn., June 3, 1860 aged 26 years.

THOMAS DILLEN died Mason Co., Ky., May 10, 1860.

JOHN McKAY born Nelson Co., Ky., Jan. 9, 1801; died Danville, Ky., April 26, 1860; joined MEC Feb. 12, 1843; md Mattie McNeil, April 25, 1853.

LAWSON CASH died palpitation of heart, April 8, 1860, Caldwell Co., Ky. in his 62nd year.

ELIZABETH C. STEWART w/o William Stewart, Jr., d/o Rev. John Parker of Gallatin, Tenn., born Dec. 14, 1817; died June 6, 1860.

VERNETTA DURHAM born Indiana, March 26, 1823; raised by her sister, Mrs. Robert Mitchell, Washington Co., Ky.; d/o Col. M. Peter; joined MEC 1830; md Addison Durham, April 7, 1859; died May 21, 1860.

WILLIAM B. GILL born Halifax Co., N.C., June 11, 1785; died Wilson Co., April 7, 1860; moved to Smith Co., Tenn. 1807; to Wilson Co. where he md Ann E. Davidson.

WILLIAM McQUEEN died Johnson Co., Tenn., May 16, 1860 in his 88th year.

ISAAC REES s/o W. H. and Mary Rees died Lincoln Co., Tenn., May 31, 1860 aged 7 years, 3 months, 18 days.

WILLIAM F. MOORE died Walker Co., Ga., June 7, 1860 in his 65th year.

JAMES T. YOUNG s/o Philip and Martha Young, died Overton Co., Tenn., May 22, 1860 aged 15 months.


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