GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS FROM REPORTED DEATHS,
THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, 1869-1871
By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1997
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #26. July 1, 1871
Tribute of Respect for GEORGE W. WILLIAMS who d March 17, 1871, Jackson Co., Ala.; by Bolivar Lodge #127, Masons, April 18, 1871.
JOHN SAYARS b Pittsylvania Co., Va., Nov. 23, 1805; d Hopkins Co., Ky., March 23, 1871; moved to Christian Co., Ky., 1832; in 1847 to Hopkins County.
RICHARD QUALLS b N.C., April 30, 1798; d Robertson Co., Tenn., Oct. 13, 1870; moved to Tenn., 1811.
SAMUEL LEA b Person Co., N.C., Aug. 29, 1808; d Warren Co., Tenn., Apri1 4, 1871.
ANN ELIZA JANE SAIN d/o Rev. J. W. and Frances Asbury Paty b Aug. 28, 1844; d May 8, 1871; md Thomas Sain, Feb. 13, 1861; joined MEC, 1857.
Mrs. ELIZABETH OGG b Orange Co., Va., Oct. 1792; d Sept. 14, 1868; moved to Ky. in 1832.
SARAH JANE BRANDON d June 1, 1871, aged 22 years, 2 months, 10 days; b March 21, 1849; d/o Rev. H. B. Brandon.
SUE E. GRANT "my niece" (J. W. Cullom) d Brown's Ferry, Ala., June 5, 1871, aged 24 years.
ANNIE CURRENT w/o Rev. Jasper N. Current of Kentucky Conference, d nr. Cynthiana, Ky., May 20, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #27. July 8, 1871
Dr. JOHN WESLEY MINOR only s/o Rev. James C. Minor of Kentucky Conference, b Boyle Co., Ky., July 4, 1843; d May 14, 1871; joined MEC at Beech Fork Campground, Aug. 1859; a physician.
Miss CAROLINE E. WATKINS b Trigg Co., Ky., Oct. 15, 1851; d March 10, 1871; joined MEC at Mt. Zion, 1863.
VIRGINIA T. BROOK b June 30, 1843; d March 30, 1871.
Rev. WILLIAM T. BYRUM b Robertson Co., Tenn., April 12, 1841; d April 22, 1871; md Nancy Turpin, Dec. 10, 1865; joined MEC, Oct. 9, 1867; his little child had died the day before he did; licensed to preach Dec. 14, 1867; served as a local preacher.
MARY ANN SLOSS d Athens, Ala., June 18, 1871; w/o Col. J. W. Sloss.
LEATHA SUMMERHILL w/o William Summerhill, b Granville Co., N.C. (no date given d Sumner Co., Tenn., June 1, 1871, aged 72 years, 6 months; moved to Wilson Co. in Tenn., 1826; moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn. in 1849; her husband had died and her youngest son had died (leaving a wife, his mother and sisters); she had five sons and four daughters (four of whom died in Wilson Co.).
JUDITH ANNA CALDWELL b Lawrence Co., Tenn., Oct. 27, 1848; d Aug. 20, 1870, Ark.; left her parents, siblings and grandparents.
HOSIE D. CALDWELL b March 13, 1866; d Aug. 19, 1870.
SARAH E. STANSBERRY b Cumberland Co., Tenn., Aug. 9, 1841; d May 24, 1871; d/o Benj. and Mary Tanner; md Rev. John T. Stansberry, July 23, 1856.
MARTHA WRIGHT (Aunt Patsy) d June 13, 1871, in her 67th year.
JULIA A. CROSS b Dec. 22, 1819; d May 31, 1871, Hodgenville, Ky.; w/o John L. Cross, Esq.
CHARLIE EAKIN only child of Robert and Mary Eakin d May 15, 1871 in his 6th year. "Often when Charlie and his grandmother were alone, he would say, 'Now get the Bible and let us look at the pictures."
MILLA AKIN b N.C., June 1, 1795; d March 28, 1871; moved to Tenn., 1809; md Samuel Akin.
JEFFERSON KELSO b Clarke Co., Ky., Jan. 8, 1806; d Lincoln Co., Tenn., June 17, 1871; moved to Lincoln Co. in 1807; joined MEC, 1832. Member of Liberty Grove congregation in Elk River Circuit, Tennessee.
HENRY H. WOODWARD d Lee Co., Va. May 21, 1871 in his 69th year.
Tribute of Respect for Miss ADA HODGEN by Hope Lodge #392, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Campbellville, Ky., June 16, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #28. July 15, 1871
Miss ADA HODGEN d/o Dr. and Nancy Hodgen b Taylor Co., Ky., 1845; d June 15, 1871.
SALLIE COOP b Scott Co., Va. abt. 1798; d May 24, 1871; md (1) Thomas Slone abt. 1814; moved to Christian Co., Ky. abt. 1831; (2) James Markum, Feb. 1840; (3) William Davis, October 21, 1868.
ERMINE E. YATES, nee Roberts b Oct. l0, 1823; d Barren Co., Ky., June 6, 1871; md W. S. Yates, February 9, 1841.
JOSEPH MORRIS d Dec. 15, 1870, aged 82 years, 14 days; left children.
ELMIRA HAGER d/o William M. and Jane Combs b Breathitt Co., Ky., April 18, 1854; d June 12, 1871; md Rev. James H. Hager, local preacher, who moved to Jackson in 1868 and commenced the practice of law.
WILLIAM C. KEAS b Va., Sept. 1, 1795; d Ray Co., Mo., March 22, 1871; a leading Mason; never married.
SARAH McDONALD d/o Lot McDonald b Culpepper co., Va., 1816; d April 13, 1871; joined MEC, 1844; moved to Ky., 1848; she died in Bourbon Co., Ky.
JOSEPH ALLISON JUSTICE s/o William E. and Isabella J. Justice, b Dec. 26, 1868; d nr. Normandy, Tenn., May 19, 1871.
BENJAMIN E. WOOLLEN d New Salem, Randolph Co., N.C., May 21, 1871, aged 59 years.
MARY ANN CARTER d/o Wilson and Elizabeth Carter b Aug. 19, 1849; d May 27, 1871.
EUGENIE C. ALEXANDER w/o James L. Alexander d May 31, 1871; a few months ago had moved from Louisville, Ky. to Simpson Co., Ky.
LUCY EMBRY w/o Simpson Embry d Davidson Co., Tenn., June 27, 1871; left widower and eight children; buried at Mill Creek, a Baptist church 4 miles south of Nashville.
WILLIAM THOMAS LAWRENCE b Robertson Co., Tenn., Jan. 30, 1854; d June 20, 1871.
AVIE L., youngest child of A. R. and Susan THORNTON, d nr. Natasulga, Ala. June 23, 1871, aged 1 year, 7 months.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #29. Ju1y 22, 1871
JOHN LANDER b Clarke Co., Ky., Nov. 2, 1793; d March 18, 1871; served in battle of the Thames, War of 1812; settled in Christian Co., Ky.; md Nancy Skillman, 1823.
ANDREW J. FLETCHER b Feb. 22, 1841; d nr. Murfreesboro, Tenn., May 13, 1871; md Florence Ewing, Oct. 2, 1866.
SARAH A. WILLIAMS b Hartford, Ky., April 15, 1838; d Calhoun, Ky., June 26, 1871; left widower and two children.
FANNIE WEBB CONNERLY w/o Rev. William P. H. Connerly of Ala. Conference, b. Isle of Wight Co., England, March 3l, 1842; d Columbia, Ala., June 5, 1871; d/o Joseph and Jane C. Andrews; at age of five came to U.S.; settled in Pensacola, Florida; md Oct. 27, 1859; left mother, widower and three children.
SARAH THOMPSON b Orange Co., Va., Oct. 6, 1797; d Ashbyburg, Ky., April 1, 1871; md John Thompson, Nov. 12, 1812; moved to Hopkins Co., Ky., 1832; her husband died in 1843; left large family.
NANCY C. WALTERS d/o Capt. Matthew and Lucy C. Lively b Amherst Co., Va., March 1817; d March 22, 1871; moved to Ky.; md Rev. James H. Walters, 1835.
Sister E. B. BERRY d/o Benjamin and Sallie Berry b Bourbon Co., Ky., April 12, 1844; d (date not given); md David Allen, Feb. 6, 1834.
SARAH H. ADKINS b Wilkes Co., N.C., April 30, 1800; d nr. Santa Fe, Tenn., June 27, 1871; d/o Matthew and Dorcas Harbison; went to middle Tenn. at age 11; md James P. Adkins, who with three children survived her; she had a brother, Rev. John Harbison, deceased.
JOHN H. HOUTEN b Claiborne Co., Tenn., March 28, 1838; d Clinton Co., Ky., June 5, 1871; moved to Clinton Co. in 1854.
LU ELLA only child of W. and M. H. WILHOITE b Sept. 17, 1867; d March 25, 1871.
Dr. JAMES CARTHY KENNERLY b nr. Staunton, Va., July 7, 1801; d Logan Co., Ky., June 18, 1871; tribute of respect for him by Sabbath-School, Kennerly's Chapel, June 25, 1871. He died in Logan Co., Ky., June 18, 1871 in 70th year.
Tribute of Respect for WILLIAM T. LAWRENCE by unidentified committee; no dates or biographical details.
FANNIE HAMER HARRISON d/o Benjamin C. Harrison d nr. Selma, Ala., July 5, 1871 in her 30th year.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #30. July 29, 1871
JOHN L. SEHON b Columbus, Ohio, May 25, 1836; d Louisville, Ky., July 11, 1871; s/o Rev. Dr. Sehon of the Louisville Conference; studied at Shelby College, Louisville, Ky. and University of Virginia; graduate of law school in Louisville, 1856; Confederate supporter; md Annie Maney but she d Augusta, Ga., 1864, leaving two children.
NATHANIEL WARD b Birmingham, England, June 17, 1838; d Knoxville, Tenn., July 8, 1871; left mother and two orphan children.
LEROY TALIAFERRO b Albemarle Co., Va., Aug. 14, 1800; d Todd Co., Ky., July 3, 1871.
MARTIN PALMER b March 6, 1791; d June 22, 1871; left two sons, one daughter.
SARAH K. COX, nee White, b Wythe Co., Va., March 18, 1803; d Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 26, 1870; md Samuel Cox in her 23rd year; buried in family graveyard in Sullivan Co., Tennessee.
LOU A KING d June 22, 1871, Chattanooga, Tenn.; unmarried.
NANCY BENTLY b Maryland, June 2, 1796; d Fleming Co., Ky., Feb. 5, 1871; d/o John Tarlton who died when she was an infant and went with her mother to Ky; md William Bently, 1844 and settled in the county where she died.
ESTELLE infant d/o Rev. J. and Florence DITZLER d Mt. Air View, Ky., July 13, 1871, aged 3 days.
DIANA McDONALD b Montgomery Co., Va., Sept. 30, 1795; d Shelby Co., Ala., April 15, 1871; d/o Mr. Dickerson who moved his family near to Asheville, N.C. when Diana was 6 years old; joined MEC, 1815; moved in 1815 to Hiwassee, Co., Tenn. where she md Charles McDonald in 1833.
ELIZABETH G.ROBERTSON w/o William H. Robertson, Esq. b Fauquier Co., Va., Sept. 26, 1807; d June 14, 1871; d/o Harrison Owen who moved with family to Madison Co., Alabama.
SARAH JANE BROOKS d/o E. A. and N. M. Moser b Feb. 17, 1846; d July 2, 1871, Logan Co., Ky.; even though she left a widower she wished her dau. Mitty to go to its grandmother Moser; her youngest daughter, Willie she wished to go to its Aunt Lurina Brooks.
JAMES CROCKER d Coffee Co., Tenn., July 6, 1871, aged abt 25 years; left father, wife, siblings.
ELIZABETH ALFORD w/o Eli Alford b Va., 1795; d July 2, 1871; md in 1819 or 1820.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #31. August 5, 1871
LUCY GOLDTHWAITE KEYES d/o George P. and Fannie S. Keyes b Sept. 14, 1870; d May 1, 1871.
Rev. WILLIAM MULKEY d July 3, 1871 in TEX; among his children were Dr. William A. Mulkey, Rutherford Co., Tenn.; Mrs. J. C. Fowler, Nashville, Tenn.
Dr. P. H. THURSTON d of cancer, June 28, 1871.
Mrs. E. C. DARDEN d/o J. R. and Sarah Drake d Montgomery Co., Tenn., May 31, 1871, aged 30 years; left widower, parents, siblings and an only child.
SIMEON B.CHRISTY b Clarice Co., Ky., Feb. 12, 1808; d Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 10, 1871; joined MEC, 1828.
LETITIA R.LIVELY b Nov. 11, 1819; d Warren Co., Ky., Feb. 11, 1871; d/o Mr. and Maria A. Voutress.
SUSAN RUSSELL b nr. Winchester, Va., Nov. 16, 1793; d Henry Co., Ky., June 28, 1871; d/o P. Hollingsworth; md James Russell, Simpson Co., Ky., Feb .3, 1814; left six children (two in Ky., three in Mo., 1 in California).
MARY FRANCES SAVAGE w/o John W. Savage, d/o Ezekiel and Martha Anders b March 9, 1839; d July 5, 1871; left widower and two little boys.
SARAH F.JOHNSON w/o James F. Johnson, formerly of Clarksville, Tenn., d/o David B. Sydnor of Logan Co., Ky.; md May 1869; d July 9, 1871; buried with her infant baby.
MARGARET PETREE b Jan.20, 1804; d (no date given).
MARGARET ALEXANDER, formerly Gilmore, b Russell Co., Va., Jan.5, 1792; d May 24, 1871; md David B. Alexander and moved in 1835 to Claiborne Co., Tenn., where she later died.
SUSAN M. ALLEN d/o Andrew and Elizabeth Allen b nr. Franklin, Tenn., March 19, 1856; d July 9, 1871.
MARY ETTA MAY d/o T. K. and Mary Jane May b Nov. 8, 1868; d Clarksville, Ark., May 25, 1871.
ISABELLA CONNELLY w/o William H. Connelly, Esq. b Knoxville, Tenn., May 23, 1831; d Clarksville, Ark., June 15, 1871; left widower and five children.
MALINDA E. MOORE d Hickman Co., Tenn., May 28, 1871, aged 27 years; unmarried.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #32. August 12, 1871
Rev. Dr. THOMAS VERSER MOORE b Newville, Pa., Feb. 1, 1818; d Aug. 5, 1871, Nashville; graduate of Dickinson College, 1838; Presbyterian minister in Richmond, Va. for many years.
Mrs. MARY ESTHER WOOD b Wolverhampton, England March 16, 1796; d July 26, 1871; went to U.S., 1810; md Alexander H. Wood, Nashville, 1817; moved to Florence, Alabama in 1821 where she later died.
SARAH TARVER JARRATT d/o Gen. John Brown d July 9, 1871.
MARY WYCHE JENNINGS b Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 20, 1842; d July 18, 1871; d/o Thomas and Mary Evans; father a merchant; on July 29 she was followed in death by her infant son, TYREE JENNINGS, aged 25 days.
BETTIE WINLOCK d/o Fielding Winlock, Esq. d Shelbyville, Ky., May 28, 1871; unmarried.
RICHARD WRIGHT b Shelby Co., Ky., Jan. 19, 1797; d there June l4, 1871; md (1) Susan Long, (2) Eliza Johnson, (3) Ruth A. Blades.
JOHN BLACK b Ashe Co., N.C., Dec. 5, 1822; d Alleghany Co., April 21, 1871; left widow and eight children.
ROSA WILLIAM CALDWELL d/o W. P. and A. B. Caldwell b Weakley Co., Tenn., April 16, 1867; d Gardner, Tennessee, July 12, 1871.
MARY JANE VOSS d/o A. M. and Mary Bloe, b Feb. 14, 1835; d Lawrence Co., Tenn., Oct. 16, 1870; md W. E. Voss, February 17, 1859.
Tribute of Respect for Mrs. MARY HATCHER who died June 30, 1871 in her 18th year; d/o John D. James of Nashville; md E. H. Hatcher, July 18, 1867; by Sunday School group, Dresden Station, July 2, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #33. August 19, 1871
Major DAVID L. HOYLE b Rutherford Co., N.C., June 2, 1814; d Pontotoc Co., Miss., Feb. 28, 1871; his brother, Col. A. C. Hoyle, d at Alvarado, TEX, Feb. 24, 1871; their father was for 50 years a Methodist preacher; he had been md thrice: lost two wives and nine children in death; first wife had four children, only one now living (the others, 2 sons died in Civil War and a dau. killed by a negro woman); had four children with second wife, Catharine Johnson; two were living; four children with third wife, Ellen McCord; several of his children had died in infancy; buried with Masonic honors by Robert E. Lee Lodge #156, Masons, no date.
CLARENCE DUDLEY BAUGH s/o Dr. A. and Mary Baugh b May 17, 1862; drowned in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 2, 1871.
NELSON H. WATERS b Lexington, Ky., Jan. 15, 1807; d July 26, 1871; s/o Commodore Perry Waters; left widow and seven children.
ANNA MURRAY SMALL md March 8, 1871 to Ben F. Small; her funeral was preached August 2, 1871; d/o T. P. Murray.
WILLIAM M. REECE s/o Rev. Thomas G. and Susannah Reece b April 9, 1835; d June 23, 1871; left widow and little son; two children having predeceased him. He was one of seven children.
MINERVA J. THOMAS d/o John and Martha W. Thomas b Hancock Co., Tenn., March 24, 1854; d March 31, 1871.
LYDIA D. CARSON b Aug. 27, 1807; d Ohio Co., Ky., July 17, 1871.
THOMAS E. HAMILTON s/o Rev. Newton and Lucinda Hamilton, b. Giles Co., Tenn., July 22, 1870; d Johnson Co., TEX, June 23, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #34. August 26, 1871
CLEOPATRA A. R. CLAYTON b Dec. 28, 1815; d Verona, Miss., July 10, 1871; md John A. Clayton, October 18, 1836.
JAMES E. STOCKARD, JR. s/o James E. Stockard b June 7, 1851; d Rutherford Co., Tenn., Aug. 1, 1871, consumptive; promised his dying mother, in Aug. 1866, to join her in heaven.
MARY BRIGGS d/o T. and M. Wright b Aug. 12, 1787; d June 27, 1871; md William Briggs in 1806, moving to Tenn. with him in 1809.
STANLEY SMITH b Aug. 21, 1853; d Aug. 10, 1870.
ELIHU McDONALD d Giles Co., Tenn., July 23, 1871 aged abt. 57 years; buried in family graveyard at his father-in-law, Turner Short's place.
ELIZABETH M. WYLLIE w/o George A. Wyllie b nr. Gallatin, Tenn., Dec. 20, 1810; d Aug. 4, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #35. September 3, 1871
MARY A. GREGG b Dec. 16, 1821; d nr. Cornersville, Marshall Co., June 25, 1871; md (1) J. F. McClelland; (2) L. M. Gregg.
MARY JANE GAULT d/o John and Sarah Walker d Frankfort, Ky., July 27, 1871.
ANNA WATSON BERRY d/o Hiram and Eleanor S. Berry d Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 16, 1871 aged 8 years, 7 months.
MARGARET K. HICKS "my sister" (H. P. Waugh) b Maryville, Tenn., 1807; d Madisonville, Tenn., June 13, 1871.
POLINA JANE PETTY, nee Reeves, b Hickman Co., Tenn. Sept. 11, 1853; d. Aug. 6, 1871; md J. A. Petty, Aug. 29, 1865; left widower and two daughters.
ANN LINEBAUGH b Bourbon Co., Ky., Nov. 24, 1800; d Robertson Co., Tenn., July 21, 1871; md late Thomas Linebaugh, Warren Co., Ky., November 12, 1818.
MARY E. BOWYER b June 26, 1820; d Wythe Co., Va., July 21, 1871 in home of her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Chaffin.
JACOB LEAMORE b Oct. 27, 1787; d June 6, 1871; his wife, Susannah M. Leamore, b. March 14, 1801; d July 21, 1871.
Mrs. REBECCA A. O'NEALL, nee Lindsay, d Tarrant Co., TEX, July 22, 1871 in her 58th year; d/o Moses Lindsay, a Revolutionary War veteran. Born in Williamson Co., Tenn., but moved to Todd Co., Ky., then to Graves Co., Ky.; in 1870 moved to Tarrant County; left a large family.
BREZILLA EDRINGTON w/o George Edrington b April 12, 1806; d Taylor Co., Aug. 1, 1871.
VIRGINIA BRUSH only child of Rev. Silas and Kate Newton and grandchild of Rev. G. W. Brush; b March 22, 1870; d August 10, 1871.
PARMELIA EMMA PARRISH d/o Rev. J. S. and Sallie G. Parrish, d. Aug. 20, 1871, aged 6 months, 20 days.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #36. September 9, 1871
Rev. RUSSELL ESKEW b Patrick Co., Va., Jan. 26, 1804; d July 25, 1865; s/o Alexander and Rhoda Eskew; settled in Wilson Co., Tenn., 1811; joined MEC, 1820; was licensed to preach in Methodist Church, Oct. 3, 1835, Tenn. Conference; served many congregations; buried at old homestead near Gladeville, Wilson Co.; left widow and several children.
JAMES CULL b Horston, Isle of Purbeck, Dorsetshire, England abt. 1806; went to U.S. when young; d July 22, 1871; md Charlotte Barnes and had two sons and one daughter; his sister, Sarah Cull, md James Summers and had two sons, one daughter. John Cull, Jr. died before the Civil War, no children; the daughters died young. John Summers d July 17, 1871 and James Cull (Summers?) d July 30, 1871; both left widows and several children.
FANNIE RODGERS ANDREWS b Williamson Co., Tenn., April 19, 1829; d Hickman Co., Tenn., Aug. 6, 1871; md G. S. Andrews, Dec. 12, 1849 and moved to Hickman Co., Nov. 1855 where she later died leaving a widower and three children.
ELIZABETH BALLARD b Albemarle Co., Va. (no date given); md Daniel Ballard at age 20; moved to Madison Co., Ky.; d Aug. 15, 1871.
W. C. HOWARD b Centerville, Ala., Aug. 3, 1848; killed in train accident July 3, 1871; served in Confederate army; a Methodist and Mason.
JULIA ANN CATHERINE McBRIDE b May 29, 1848; d Aug. 20, 1871; md G. W. McBride, Dec. 22, 1867.
FREDERIKA ALBES b Baden, Germany, June 6, 184l; d Decatur, Ala., Aug. 16, 1871; left widower and one son.
Miss MOLLIE CUNNINGHAM d/o E. Cunningham, Esq., d Goodlettsville, Tenn., Aug. 21, 1871.
MARGARET DUNNAWAY McCANN consort of Major Dick McCann, b March 1, 1835; d Aug. 21, 1871; md March 29, 1868.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #37. September 16, 1871
DORLISKA POWERS w/o Rev. R. M. Powers, Ala. Conference, b Aug. 29, 1843; d Aug. 13, 1871; d/o Miel and Maria Ezell of Clarke Co., Ala.; attended Centenary Institute; taught school for several years.
MARY E. STEVENS b Shephardstown, Va., Oct. 16, 1795; d July 7, 1871; md William Stevens, 1813; ear1y settler of Bullitt Co., Ky.
Dr. JOHN F. CAGE b July 22, 1811; d July 26, 1871; tribute of respect for him by Quarterly Conference, Sumner Circuit at Bethel, July 29, 1871.
KATE GRAHAM d/o Joel and Isabella Graham d Pickens Co., Ala. Aug. 2, 1871 in her 29th year.
JAMES B. SHOCKLEY b March 4, 1790; d December 17, 1870.
RALPH STEAGALL b Mecklenburg Co., Va. April 16, 1793; d Sept. 22, 1871.
POLLY TROUTT d Todd Co., Ky., May 30, 1871, aged 96 years; widow of Joseph Troutt who died July 4, 1868, aged 100 years; md in N.C. Dec. 20, 1797 and moved to Wilson Co., Tenn. abt. 1804; then abt. 1834 to Todd Co., Ky.; had five sons and five daughters. "They /older couple/ never had a doctor's bill nor a lawyer's fee to pay."
EZEKIAL BECKWITH b New London, Conn., Aug. 1795; d Louisville, Ky., April 28, 1871; md Jane McDonald in his 24th year; left a daughter and son.
Hon. M. T. P. BRINDLEY b Franklin Co., Ga., Feb. 10, 1801; d Blount Co., Ala., Aug. 30, 1871; moved to Ga. in his 18th year; member of Ala. House of Representatives and sometime state senator.
GEORGIANA GOODRUM b Warren Co., Ky. Oct. 5, 1854; d July 15, 1871.
MARY ANN PARKER b Dec. 9, 1829; d June 13, 1871; md Richard J. Parker, Nov. 15, 1849.
MARY ELISE PERRY w/o J. Mont. Perry; d/o Dr. Lewis and Eliza Raoul; b Sept. 29, 1840; d Yell Co., Ark., June 8, 1871; md May 6, 1860; left a small son.
PRENTICE W. HARVEY eldest s/o C. D. and N. J. Harvey b Monroe Co., Ky., Feb. 29, 1852; d Aug. 2, 1871, brain fever; had two brothers, James and Sandford.
MARY J. HUNT consort of Rev. R. N. O. Hunt b Aug. 19, 1838; d Dickson Co., Tenn., April 17, 1871; md April 4, 1844; d/o Mitchell Jackson and granddau. of Rev. James Trotter, one of early Va. Methodist preachers; left widower and seven children.
ANDREW J. RICE s/o Col. George W. Rice d Jackson Co., Ala., Aug. 25, 1871, aged 30 years, in home of brother-in-law, John D. Borin.
ELIZABETH ALFORD, nee Key, w/o Lee Alford, b Va., 1795; d July 2, 1871; md March 1816.
ELIZABETH JULIAN w/o G. W. Julian b Franklin Co., Ala., May 4, 1820; d Fayette Co., Ala., June 2, 1871.
LITTLEBERRY CARTER b 1798; d Aug. 22, 1871, Hart Co., Ky.
Tribute of Respect for C. S. BITTICK by Nolensville Lodge, #91, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Aug. 29, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #38. September 23, 1871
Rev. JAMES F. DOWDELL of Alabama Conference, d nr. Auburn, Ala., Sept. 12, 1871; colonel of 37th Ala. Inf. Reg. during Civil War; president of East Alabama College for several years.
Eulogy to memory of Mrs. R. M. POWERS by Julia Westwood, no dates or biographical details.
FRANK T. STROTHER d Trimble Co., Ky., Ju1y 11, 1871, aged 21 years, s/o Rev. J. Strother of Kentucky.
WILLIAM H. SEAWELL b Sumner Co., Tenn., July 21, 1834; d Mendocino Co., California, Aug. 6, 1871; moved with parents, Benjamin and Margaret H. Seawell to Missouri, 1841; to California in 1853; joined MEC, 1868; buried in Shiloh Cemetery beside his parents.
MARY HENLY RUSSELL (Campbell) SCALES b Sumner Co., Tenn., May 21, 18l0; d Aug. 20, 1871; md E. P. Scales, April 21, 1842.
WILLIAM GARNETT CRENSHAW s/o Rev. L. P. and Edmonia Crenshaw b July 4, 1849; killed by falling from a train, 8 miles below Bowling-Green, Ky., Aug. 26, 1871.
MARGARET LOVEL d/o John and Mary A. Lovel of Concord, Ky., b Jan. 22, 1843; d Sept. 2, 1871; md Samuel C. Stevenson of Adams Co., Ohio Jan. 31, 1866; joined MEC, August 31, 1866.
MARGARET THOMPSON b March 8, 1803; d July 24, 1871; md Joseph Moore, April 6, 1826.
MARY C. WHITE d/o Izma and Martha Yeats b Bertie Co., N.C., Sept. 3, 1798; d Humphreys Co., Tenn., Sept. 3, 1871; had 13 children, 12 surviving her.
ROWENA E. GRIFFITH b Maury Co., Tenn., Dec. 1, 1827; d Aug. 25, 1871; d/o Captain James and Nancy Josey; md N. E. Griffith, Sept. 18, 1850; settled in Paris, TEX, 1852.
WILLIE HERNDON OLIVER s/o Dr. C. C. and Jessie Oliver d Aug. 25, 1871, abt a year and a half old.
MARY A. HIPP w/o J. W. Hipp d July 1, 1871 in her 49th year; left a widower and a son.
Tribute of Respect for Miss CYNTHIA A. HANNAH by Singing Society at Chestnut Grove, September 10, 1871.
Tribute of Respect for ROGER SIMPSON, late of Giles Co., Tenn. who had lived in that county since 1818; by his church group, no date.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #39. September 30, 1871
Rev. JOHN B. POWERS b Union Dist., S.C., May 16, 1814; d Montevallo, Ala., March 30, 1871; moved to Cherokee Co., Ala.; in 1845-1846 moved to Talladega Co., Ala.; served briefly in Confederate service.
MARY ANN HARRELL d/o Ichabod and Gatty Mixon b Kershaw Dist., S.C. June 4, 1812; d Chickasaw Co., Miss., Sept. 9, 1871; md J. W. Harrell, Marion Co., Ala., Dec. 20, 1827.
SARAH E. DICKINSON d/o Rev. John F. and Martha J. Dickinson b Pike Co., Ala., Aug. 25, 1858; d there, Aug. 4, 1871; father died 16 months before she did; her grandfather, Rev. John P. Dickinson predeceased her by five days.
MARY MATILDA SEABURY b New York City, 1832; d (date not given); md July 17, 1853 (name of spouse not given either); moved to Nashville, Tenn., same year she married; moved with husband to Brooklyn, N.Y., June 1861; returned to Nashville where she died and was buried in the city cemetery.
LOUISA SHELTON w/o F. M. Shelton d/o John and Elizabeth Seaton, b Franklin Co., Tenn., Aug. 28. 1846; d Lincoln Co., Tenn., March 14, 1871.
Mrs. JULIA ASHTON b April 9, 1824; d nr. Columbia, Tenn., Aug. 28, 1871.
Mrs. MARY NICHOLSON b Sept. 15, 1791; d Maury Co., Tenn., Aug. 1871.
LETTIE only child of J. E. and Mittie D. ABBOTT d Munfordville, Ky., Aug. 26, 1871.
AMANDA F. NOLAND b Nov. 3, 182O; d Sept. 4, 1871; md S. Noland, Sept. 24, 1839; d/o Frederic and Martha Miller of Richmond, Virginia.
JOHN W. WANT d Southland, Ky., Aug. 16, 1871, aged 52 years, 8 months, 23 days.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #40. October 7, 1871
Tribute of Respect for Rev. JOHN MORROW by official board of Tulip Street Church, Edgefield, Tenn., September 19, 1871.
MARTHA ANN OVERALL w/o Rev. NATHANIEL W. OVERALL d nr. Yorkville, Tenn., Sept. 5, 1871; d/o Carey T. and Nancy Kelley of Marshall Co., Tenn., where she was born Dec. 22, 1828; md November 16, 1847.
WILLIAM HENRY RUSH s/o Charles G. and Elizabeth Rush b Autauga Co., Ala., Dec. 26, 1820; d Clark Co., Ark., Aug. 1871; md Eliza Douglas Bennett, Sept. 8, 1846 (and she d Aug. 11, 1855); md Matilda R. Townsend, Jan. 26, 1864.
Rev. L. M. SANDFORD b Maury Co., Tenn., Nov. 14, 1824; d Henryville, Aug. 9, 1871; buried in family graveyard.
JAMES McROBERTS b Ohio, Feb. 9, 1823; d Rowan Co., Ky., May 21, 1871; to Ky. when young; joined MEC, 1842.
VICTORINE CUNDIFF w/o Perrel A. Cundiff b Hardin Co., Ky., Sept. 18, 1849; d Aug. 28, 1871; left widower and two children.
JULIA ANN FINCHER w/o J. M. Fincher b Troup Co., Ala., Aug. 5, 1834; d Lee Co., Ala., Aug. 22, 1871; md Feb. 1851; joined MEC, 1853.
JOHN JAMES HENDREX b June 12, 1839; d July 3, 1862; volunteered in Confederate army in Sept. 1861; taken prisoner at Ft. Donelson and taken to Camp Douglas where he died; he left a widowed mother and two sisters. (Apparently his family wanted an obituary that they could clip and keep in memory of him.)
MARY E. BLANKENSHIP w/o John P. Blankenship d/o Maria and Mary Hinton b Allen Co., Ky., Sept. 14, 1852; d September 15, 1871.
Major T. P. BRINDLEY b Franklin Co., Tenn., Feb. 10, 1801; d Blount Co., Ala. Aug. 30, 1871.
MARY FINGER widow of John Finger, Esq.; d/o Matthew and Mary McCaslin b Berke Co., N.C., June 28, 1797; d Warren Co., Tenn., July 18, 1871; md 1813.
ZACHARY TAYLOR DAVIS b Feb. 3, 1850; d at home of his mother, Mrs. Nancy Davis, Alexandria, Tenn., July 3, 1871; left mother and siblings.
LUCY C. WILSON b Granville Co., N.C., Sept. 22, 1834; d Montgomery Co., Tenn., Aug. 10, 1871; left widower and three sons.
Tribute of Respect for L. B. CARTER who died recently aged 73 years, by Quarterly meeting, Munfordville Circuit, Louisville Conference, Sept. 9, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #41. October 14, 1871
ANN TAYLOR CALDWELL b Wythe Co., Va., Oct. 4, 1789, d Canton, Miss., May 10, 1871, md Rev. George C. Light, July 3, 1808; had lived in Ky., Mo., Miss., all her children except Rev. J. A. Light of Texas and Mrs. Barlow, Canton, Miss. had predeceased her.
SUSAN A. HOCKER d/o Elijah and Sarah Hocker b Nov. 12, 1870; d July 9, 1871.
FIELDING DAVIS, Esq. d Mortonsville, Ky., July 15, 1871, aged 82 years, 2 months and 6 days.
Mrs. T. BEAVERS w/o Dr. J. Beavers b Tenn., Sept. 22, 1819; d Gadsden, Ala., Sept. 7, 1871.
MILDRED J. WEIR of Ashbyburg, Ky., b June 20, 1831; d Sept. 17, 1871; md James H. Weir, Sept. 6, 1848; left widower and eleven children.
CANDACE C. KEARNY FREEMAN w/o Rev. Carney Freeman d Sept. 28, 1871.
SUSAN C. SMITH d/o Nathaniel H. and Sarah E. Smith b July 28, 1863; d Rhea Co., Tenn., Aug. 25, 1871.
Mary P. Deakins d/o Col. R. M. and Elizabeth Paris, b Warren Co., Tenn., Dec. 10, 1840, d Jasper, Tenn., Sept. 4, 1871, md Stephen R. Deakins of Tenn., Nov. 6, 1859, left widower and children.
ROBERT P. SHAPARD b Caswell Co., N.C., Jan. 9, 1805; d Shelbyville, Tenn., Sept. 18, 1871; left several children. Tribute of Respect for her by Sabbath-School group at Shelbyville, Tenn., Oct. 1, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #42. October 21, 1871
Gen. J. H. CLANTON murdered Montgomery, Ala., Sept. 27, 1871.
Rev. JOHN MORROW, a tribute by A. L. P. Green; no dates or biographical details.
MARTHA J. SWOFFORD d/o Major James Roberson of Sequatchie Valley, Tenn., b Bledsoe Co., Tenn., Feb. 8, 1832; d Aug. 21, 1871; md J. E. Swofford, Feb. 15, 1849.
SUE BUMPUSS d/o Kinchen Bumpuss b Jan. 22, 1837; d Montgomery Co., Tenn., Sept. 27, 1871; joined MEC, 1855.
SALLIE M. DURHAM d September 22, 1871.
ELIZA POMERY CARRIGER d/o Christian E. Carriger b Carter Co., Tenn.; d Morristown, Tenn., no date, but aged 22 years, 7 months and 16 days.
MARY S. GAMBLING widow of Dr. John W. Gambling d Sept. 10, 1871, nr. Greenville, Ky.
SELINA CANZADA CRUMP w/o Columbus Crump b DeKalb Co., Ala., April 15, 1850; d St. Clair Co., Ark., Aug. 19, 1871; md March 5, 1868.
MARY E. THOMPSON w/o James H. Thompson; d/o David N. S. M. Bodell b Nov. 29, 1843; d Blacksburg, Va., July 6, 1871; left widower and little daughter.
SALLIE L. BROYLES d/o Joseph and Miranda Hunter b Washington Co., Tenn., Nov. 26, 1837; d Sept. 21, 1871; md A. Horton Broyles, Aug. 11, 1859.
CAROLINE BAKER d/o Robert and Eliza Baker d Buncombe Co., N.C., no date given, aged in her 18th year.
SUE ELLOIE EDMUNDSON of one eleven children of Joseph S. and Sue E. Edmundson, b March 26, 1870; d Oct. 9, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #43. October 23, 1871
THOMAS TURNER b July 15, 1809; d Wilson Co., Tenn., Oct. 14, 1871; md Penelope S. Cartwright, April 25, 1837; joined MEC, 1828.
SUSAN GILLESPIE d/o F. A. and N. E. Burke d Williamson Co., Tenn., Aug. 28, 1871 in her 21st year.
SARAH J. LANGFORD d (date not given) in her 33rd year.
NOBE GALLOWAY d/o T. B. and Lu Galloway b Feb. 5, 1869; d Simpson Co., Ky., March 3, 1871.
ANNIE MOORE d. Lake City, Florida, Sept. 17, 1871 aged 3 years, 3 months old.
MARY SUSAN COOPER b July 3l, 1842; d Sept. 10, 1871.
SARAH SCOGGINS d Sept. 7, 1871 in 27th year; left widower and five small children.
ANNA LAWHON d nr. Lynnville, Giles Co., Tenn., Oct. 9, 1871; b Oct. 6, 1845; md Joshua J. Lawhon, March 25, 1860; maiden name given as Angelina Babbet.
HENRY CLAYTON s/o R. T. and C. A. Dupuy d Aug. 2, 1871, aged 1 year, 4 months old.
Tribute of Respect for Mrs. JULIA L. McEWEN who died in Davidson Co., Tenn., Sept. 2l, 1871 in her 2lst year; by Sabbath-School at Hobson's Chapel, no date.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #44. November 4, 1871
Rev. JOSIAH ROBERTS d September 14, 1871 in 70th year; had preached in Ga., Miss., Ark. Born April 1, 1802; licensed to preach in Methodist Church at age 21; his dau., N.C. V. Jones, died a few months before he did.
LITTLETON COLE b Clark Co., Ga. Sept. 23, 1810; d Northport, Ala., Aug. 7, 1871; joined MEC, 1826; tribute of respect for him by Quarterly Conference of Northport Circuit, No. Ala. Conference, Sept. 9, 1871.
WILLIAM ALEXANDER PITTMAN s/o M. L. D. and Frances Jane Pittman b July 12, 1868; d Oct. 15, 1871.
GEORGE SEAWARD COLLIER s/o J. J. and Anna Collier d Oct. 17, 1871.
BLUNT BAKER s/o John and Sarah Baker b Dixon Co., Tenn., July 7, 1836; d nr. Charlotte, Tenn., March 31, 1871; md Lucinda C. Hudson, Sept. 30, 1860.
ANN FLEWELLEN CHAMBERS w/of William H. Chambers; d/o Dr. Abner H. Flewellen, b May 2, 1829; d Oswichee, Ala., Aug. 16, 1871; md May 19, 1847.
JULIA ANN SHAW w/o William S. Shaw, d/o James R. and Elizabeth Ann Haskins, b June 27, 1846; d October 7, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #45. November 11, 1871
MARIA ANTOINETTA DOBYNS d/o Samuel and Mary Dobyns d Floyd Co., Va., Aug. 25, 1871 in her 16th year.
JANE ELIZABETH CRAIG d/o John F. and Lou M. Craig d Sept. 29, 1871, aged 12 days.
MARY C. BRAGG d/o J. L. and M. A. Bragg d Campbellville, Ky., July 1, 1871, aged 2 years, 13 days old.
LIZZIE HENDERSON LEE d/o Rev. N. H. Lee, b Henderson, Ky., June 5, 1856; d Oct. 22, 1871, Russellville, Ky.
MARGARET J. MURRAY d/o Peter A. Murray and Jemima Murray d Oct. 12, 1871, aged 23 years, 2 months, 22 days; her father died in the spring of 1865; buried beside one another -father and daughter.
HENRY L. ATKINS d July 1, 1871; md thrice: Sallie K. Still, Mrs. Celia Wynns, Mrs. Martha A. Wims; had several children. Olmstead, Kentucky.
ANN M. BELL w/o Henry N. Bell, d/o William and Elizabeth Childers b Logan Co., Ky., Feb. 20, 1833; d Oct. 1, 1871; md March 30, 1854.
MARTHA J. GANNAWAY, nee Baldwin, w/o B. Z. Gannaway d October 14, 1871, aged 41 years.
MARY WOODWARD b and raised in Lee Co., Va., d Sept. 3, 1871, aged 72 years.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #46. November 18, 1871
DON PEDRO BURKETT d July 12, 1871.
Tribute of Respect for Rev. ALEXANDER ROYSTER by Quarterly meeting, Corydon, Ky., September 1871.
Rev. SAMUEL WHITSON b N.C., April 9, 1979; d Red River Co., TEX, June 5, 1871; md Letty C. Early of Hickman Co., 1819; located in Hickman Co. in 1826; moved to Scott Co., Mo., 1838; back to Tenn. unti1 1869.
FRANK REARDON b. Jan. 22, 1857; d October 5, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #47. November 25, 1871
CHARLES FREDERICK BROWN b Mimes, Wurtemburg, Germany, April 26, 1808; d Bardstown, Ky., Oct. 20, 1871; left widow and several children.
LAURA BELL CASTLEDINE w/o William J. Castledine, b Montgomery Co., Ky., July 25, 1843; d. Henry Co., Ky., Sept. 25, 1871; d/o Nathaniel and Jennie Moss; md Nov. 2, 1865.
JENNIE LEE CASTLEDINE d/o W. J. and Laura Bell Castledine b Henry Co., Ky., Jan. 10, 1869; d July 31, 1871.
JAMES C. YOUNG b Feb. 21, 1852; d (date not given), from injury from leg wound cut with an axe.
AMANDA REBELLA BATE d/o Gen. William B. and Julia Bate d Edgefield, Tenn., Nov. 8, 1871, aged 6 1/2 years old.
JULIA BRUNETTE GARRETT b St. Stephens, Ala., Feb. 1817; d Coosa Co., Ala., Oct. 14, 1871; d/o William and Amelia Henry; md Col. William Garrett, April 22, 1843; husband had served as Ala. secretary of state.
EUGENIA McNEELY w/o Captain John W. McNeely and d/o Rev. James G. Tison b Barbour Co., Ala, Oct. 26, 1848; d Aug. 24, 1871; graduated from Glennville Female College, July 1867; joined MEC, 1858.
LIZZIE DICKSON d/o Barton and Nellie Dickson b Sept. 28, 1864; d nr. Cherokee, Ala., Oct. 18, 1871; first-born of three children.
WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON CRUMP b Fairfax Co., Va., Nov. 11, 1813; d Gallatin, Tenn., Nov. 8, 1871.
DELLIE DORSEY d/o John N. Dorsey of Henderson Co., Ky., d Russellville, Ky., Oct. 24, 1871 in her 16th year.
SALLIE WALTON d/o Mrs. Mary Ann Walton, Henderson Co., Ky., d Russellville, Ky., Oct. 29, 1871 in her 16th year. (Misses Dorsey and Walton were first cousins; father of Mrs. Dorsey was a brother of Miss Walton's mother.)
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #48. December 2, 1871
MARGARET LUCINDA HARRISON d/o Thomas and Salina Gore, b Nelson Co. Ky., Jan. 16, 1819; d Franklin, Ky., Sept. 28, 1871; md Jo. G. Harrison, May 12, 1836 and had eleven children, six of whom died in infancy; husband died Jan. 11, 1867.
ARABELLA TAYLOR d/o George T. and Mary Schoolfield d October 10, 1871, Bracken Co., Ky., aged 23 years, 6 months, 21 days; md Thomas B. Taylor, Dec. 31, 1867; joined MEC, 1860.
THOMAS JEFFERSON FRANCISCO s/o George and Elizabeth Francisco d Scott Co., Va., Aug. 7, 1871 in his 19th year.
JOHN BUTLER, old Methodist in Maury Co., Tenn. b Dec. 19, 1778; d Nov. 14, 1871.
WILLIAM N. BUTLER, son of John Butler, b Aug. 18, 1834; d Dec. 16, 1870.
ISABELLA M. ENGLAND w/o Thomas W. England, d/o Thomas and Sarepta Curtis, d Choctaw Co., Miss., Nov. 13, 1871, aged 39 years, 8 months, 16 days.
ROSANNA REEDER b Maryland, April 15, 1790; d Warren Co., Tenn., July 22, 1871; md Edwin Reeder, 1812; went to Warren Co. in 1815.
RHODA F. SMITH b May 21, 1853; d July 31, 1871; d/o Nathan A. and Frances E. Smith; father died in 1862.
MARIA L. D'ATLEY b Nov. 11, 1841; d Sept. 13, 1871; md Henry D'Atley, May 23, 1862; joined MEC, 1867.
ELIZABETH GRIGGS, nee Fraley, b Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 30, 1781; d June 24, 1871; md William Griggs, April 2, 1811.
WILLIAM ROBERT MEAD s/o David E. and Mary A. C. Mead and grandson of R. P. Gannaway, b Feb. 5, 1871; d Oct. 27, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #49. December 9, 1871
Judge CHARLES SHEARN b in England, Oct. 30, 1794; d November l2, 1871; went to U.S. in 1834; fought in struggle for Texas independence; was probate judge of Harris Co., TEX for several years.
Gen. WILLIAM HUNTER SMITH b Dec. 25, 1797; d Sept. 26, 1871; raised in Rutherford Co., Tenn.
LEWIS McCHESNEY second s/o Henry N. and Eliza A. Meyers d Nov. 11, 1871, aged 25 years.
Rev. JARRED W. CHERRY b Sumner Co., Tenn., May 26, 1796; d Sumter Co., Ala., July 23, 1871; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1830.
NANCY DICKERSON b Dec. 22, 1822; d Oct. 12, 1871; md Capt. James W. Dickerson, Oct. 27, 1840.
MARTHA ANN LASHBROOK w/o Rev. Achilles Lashbrook d Daviess Co., Ky., Nov. 12, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #50. December 16, 1871
JOHN C. REED b Pittsburgh, Pa., Aug. 15, 1799; d. nr. Bunker Hill, Ill., Sept. 13, 1871; md Dec. 26, 1820 (wife's name not given).
SARAH M. ORR d/o Rev. Aaron H. Rice b Grayson Co., Ky., Jan. 9, 1846; d in same, Nov. 11, 1871; md Rev. B. F. Orr, March 15, 1871.
ARMISTEAD BURTON s/o Henry C. and Emma Burton, b June 26, 1860; killed Nov. 16, 1871 (no details).
LENA SLATON infant d/o William D. and Leah F. Slaton b Sept. 21, 1871; d Oct. 22, 1871.
PARALEE STITH d/or William Adams and Ona Stith, b Dec. 18, 1857; d. Dec. 1, 1871.
JAMES W. TAYLOR b Jefferson Co., Ky., July 4, 1827; d nr. Bloomfield, Ky., Oct. 18, 1871; md Mary M. Payne, 1852, who died in 1864, leaving him with a daughter; he remd Sallie C. Davis, May 3, 1866.
WILLIAM ROBERTS d Oct. 12, 1871, aged 65 years and 18 days.
GIDEON RIGGS b Surry Co., N.C., March 8, 1790; d Williamson Co., Tenn., Nov. 17, 1871; moved to Tenn., 1810; served in War of 1812.
SAMUEL E. P. ANTHONY s/o Rev. Whitefield and Lucinda N. Anthony b Floyd Co., Ga., Dec. 11, 1848; d from accidental gun wound, Nov. 25, 1871, Jefferson Co., Ala.
JOHN OVERTON HERBERT b Sept. 25, 1837; d Sept. 26, 1871.
Mrs. A. L. EMILY HENSLEY d/o Rev. S. G. Moore, b Ta11adega Co., Ala., Aug. 13, 1842; d Lawrence Co., Ala., Aug. 27, 1871; md John A. Hensley, August 9, 1858.
ASENATH WYNN b Wayne Co., Ky., 1814; d August 17, 1871; md John Sindusky, April 25, 1833.
SARAH E. KERLEY d/o Mary R. Adams b Oct. 29, 1848; d Nov. 21, 1871; md T. A. Ker1ey, March 6, 1870.
SUSAN ANNIE CARLISLE d/o Benjamin F. and Adaline A. Car1isle, b Webster Co., Ky. Oct. 29, 1864; d September 25, 1871.
NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, V. 31, #51. December 23, 1871
FREDONIA A. MASSEY d/o Walter Taylor of Jackson, Ala., d November 21, 1871.
JESSE S. REEVE b Cocke Co., Tenn., Jan. 9, 1814; d December 2, 1871, Blountville, Tenn.; md Naomi Worley, Feb. 24, 1846 but she died in 1860 and he remd Julia Ann Tevis Cox, Dec. 6, 1860, but she too died and he remd Mrs. Sallie M. Keys, Oct. 19, 1865 who survived him.
AMANDA I. YARBROUGH w/o Samuel Yarbrough, d/o James and Jane Porter, b Humphreys Co., Tenn., Oct. 19, 1837; d in same, Nov. 23, 1871; md Oct. 12, 1859.
Rev. A. L. ALDERSON has died; no biographical information just eulogy by George Needham.
TABITHA A. TRINKLE w/o H. H. Trinkle b July 18, 1818; d Nov. 14, 1871.
JULIA BOTHWELL d/o Dr. George C. and Sarah A. Everitt d nr. Winona, Miss., Oct. 10, 1871, aged 7 years, 2 months, 17 days old.
EVA THORNTON EVERITT, another child of G. C. and S. A. Everitt d Nov. 6, 1871, aged 15 years, 25 days.
Rev. DANIEL BAKER b July 20, 1791; d Humphreys Co., Tenn., Nov. 22, 1871; local Methodist preacher.
LUTHER LAFAYETTE DANCE s/o James T. and Susan F. Dance b May 3, 1864; d Nov. 20, 1871.
ALBERTA McBEATH d/o T. R. and Jennie McBeath d Lichfield, Ky., Dec. 2, 1871, aged abt. 2 years old.
DAISEY EAVES BENNETT d/o H. D. and Lou E. Bennett b New Orleans, La., Jan. 22, 1867; d Calhoun, Ky., Nov. 13, 1871.
JOHNNIE infant s/o John W. and Lydia WATKINS d Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 9, 1871 aged 17 months.
BENJAMIN ABERNATHY Born in Va. 1819
Died in Memphis, Tenn. May 17, 1896
44 years sexton of the First Methodist Church
A tribute from the First Methodist Sunday School
to Uncle Ben.
He loved God and little children.
Buried in the Jefferson lot, #114, Lenow Circle, Elmwood Cem.
(from page 10)
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