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


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January 7, 1848

A poignant outreach by JAMES BARNETT, Hillsboro, Ill., trying to establish contact with his father, Elijah Barnett, whom he and last seen in S.C. about the time of the War of 1812; older man supposed to have migrated to Kentucky or Tennessee.

Rev. ABEL PIERCE, Methodist preacher, Milton, Fla., died Oct. 29, 1847 in the 29th year of his age.

Among persons killed when steamboat boilers exploded, on the S. W. Johnson, out of Cincinnati Ohio, was REDMAN A. FAIRCHILD, December 19, 1847.

JOHN BOYD died Davidson Co., Tenn., Dec. 4, 1847 aged 83 years; native of Ireland; member of Presbyterian Church.

Rev. WILLIAM WYCHE CHRISTIAN born Mecklenburg Co., Va., April 3, 1803; married Rhoda G. Reese, July 4, 1830; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, April 12, 1844; died Dallas County, Alabama, November 5, 1847.

LOUISA JANE IRVIN daughter of Rev. R. G. and Frances Irvin died Dec. 6, 1847 aged 1 year, 2 months, 18 days old [September 9, 1846]. Middle Tennessee.


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ELLEN WHITE daughter of Thomas Dorson; born and reared in West Filiciana Parish, La where she married Lilburn White; died October 26, 1847 in the 23rd year of her age.

Captain DAVID E. PUTNEY, second son of Capt. Richard and Sarah N. Putney; born N.C., April 20, 1800; married Elizabeth Harris, Sept. 27, 1831; died August 29, 1847; husband and father (6 children).

Reverend JAMES SCARBOROUGH born in Virginia; moved in youth to Montgomery Co., N.C. and moved to Stewart Co., Tenn., in 1803/04 where he died December 5, 1847, aged 93 years.

MARGARET A. SENTER wife of James A. Senter; daughter of John R. and Susan W. Tull; born Williamson Co., Tenn., June 26, 1825; died Dec. 10, 1847 in same county.

HELEN A. J. LOCKETT daughter of John D. and Mary A. T. Anthony, Knoxville, Tenn.; wife of Henry C. Lockett; died Dec. 25, 1847 aged 17 years; typhoid fever; wife and mother (1 child).

SUSAN FARRAR daughter of William and Charlotte Farrar, native of Lincoln Co., Tenn., died Nov. 22, 1847, Perry Co., MO where the Farrars had moved in 1829. Buried in York Chapel graveyard.


January 14, 1848

Letter to editors of the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, from JOSEPH CROSS, Lexington, Kentucky, dated Dec. 25, 1847, in which he writes of his wife, Mrs. L. A. L. CROSS' death that day, aged 27 years, having died after their only two children had predeceased her. "I am utterly desolate. I am alone on earth."

JULIA LEIGH, nee Crume, wife of Rev. William Leigh, formerly of Northampton Co., N.C. died Lowndes Co., Miss., Nov. 7, 1847; born March 15, 1801; married March 2, 1826; her husband was steward of Randolph-Macon College; the Leighs moved to Miss. in the fall of 1846 but her health deteriorated and she died; wife and mother.

FIDELIA S. FLETCHER daughter of Branch and Mary Cheatham, born Manchester, Va., Jan. 4, 1815; moved to Alabama, 1835; married John J. Fletcher, Limestone Co., Ala., July 16, 1844; died Dec. 22, 1847; wife and mother (1 child)

JOHN H. GARRETT son of Robert Garrett, formerly of Maury Co., Tenn., died Panola Co., Miss., Dec. 9, 1847 aged 21 years, 8 months, 15 days old [March 24, 1826].

JOHN FERGUSON, native of Pennsylvania; died Mt. Olivet, Muhlenburg Co., Ky., Dec. 3, 1847 aged 62 years and 6 months old [June 1785].

JOHN THADDEUS ERCANBRACK son of Rev. L. and Adeline Ercanbrack, died Fayette, Miss., Nov. 28, 1847 aged 16 months and 16 days old.

MARY E. BROWN born Kent Co., Maryland, Oct. 4, 1817; moved to Miss., 1839; married Sewil [as spelled] Brown, 1840; died in Miss., Nov. 28, 1847.

Rev. ISAAC CROWDER born Wake Co., N.C., Dec. 12, 1808; moved to Henry Co., Tenn., 1834; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1840/41; died Nov. 14, 1847; husband and father.

JOHN RANKIN, Smith Co., Tenn., died Nov. 7, 1847 in the 73rd year of his age; "embraced" religion, August 25, 1833 at old Mt. Pleasant Church; husband and father.


January 21, 1848

Captain THEOLPHILUS P. MINOR died Ascension Parish, La., Dec. 31, 1847 aged 59 years.

MARTHA D. D. KING daughter of Thomas S. and Delia C. King died Jan. 12, 1848 aged 7 years 1 month and 12 days old.

SAMUEL RIGGIN born Warren Co., N.C., 1781; moved to Monroe Co., Miss., 1821; he died there November 14, 1847.


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JAMES G. BERRYMAN Son of Josias and Jane Berryman, born Ohio Co., Ky., Nov. 9, 1820; died Nov. 20, 1847; husband and father.

GIBSON BROCK died Union Co., Ark., Sept. 3, 1847 aged 25 years.

SARAH PRINGLE died Henry Co., Ky., Oct. 29, 1847 in the 34th year of his age.

HENRY D. EBBERT born Talbot Co., Maryland, Jan. 20, 1768; moved to Lexington, Kentucky, 1805; died Oct. 30, 1847; husband and father.

RHODY S. DAVIDSON daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Terry, born Madison Co., Ala., 1819; married George M. Davidson, 1834; three daughters; died Dec. 4, 1847.

NANCY FLETCHER only child of Mary Fletcher, born April 16, 1839; died Dec. 13, 1847.

A. HARTSFIELD son of A. and E. Hartsfield, Georgia, but reared principally by an uncle, Peter Stovall, north Alabama; born Oct. 26, 1806; married A. H. Hullum, Oct. 30, 1833 and settled four miles from LaGrange, Tenn., where he died, Sept. 15, 1847; husband and father (3 children)

Rev. BARNWELL B. ABERNATHY, Methodist preacher, Tennessee Conference, died Jackson Co., Tenn., Dec. 29, 1847.

ROSALINE RUCKER only daughter of Samuel R. Rucker died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Dec. 11, 1847 of typhoid fever; aged 18 years.

ELIZABETH STEWART daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Deckerd, born Abingdon, Va., Oct. 2, 1796; married William Stewart, May 15, 1815 and moved to Rogersville, Tenn.; then to Winchester, Tenn., 1834, where she died Oct. 18, 1847; 14 children, 3 daus. and 9 sons, surviving her.

ERASMUS MOORE son of Dr. Alfred Moore, alumnus LaGrange College, Ala., died [probably December 1847].


January 28, 1848

NANCY McDANIEL daughter of Nimrod and Elizabeth Kirk, born March 11, 1822; married Elisha McDaniel, Dec. 22, 1846; died January 1, 1848.

MARY S. READ born Montgomery Co., MO, Sept. 1, 1824; moved with parents, Daniel and Mary Read, to Carroll Co., MO, 1837; joined Methodist Church, Sept. 22, 1840; died Oct. 14, 1847; typhoid fever.

JACKSON BRIGHT's parents were Baptists; he joined Methodist Church, 1843; died Dec. 6, 1847 in the 27th year of his age; husband and father (3 children).

ELI H. BIRKHEAD born Moore Co., N.C.; moved to west Tennessee, 1837; died McNairy Co., Tenn., Oct. 27, 1847 in the 29th year of his age; a single man.

ELIZABETH A. KIMBROUGH daughter of Daniel Baily (dec.), Logan Co., Ky.; born Jan. 12, 1827; married N. S. Kimbrough, Nov. 3, 1846; died Nov. 30, 1847.

JOHN L. MUNROE, printer, died Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 12, 1848 in the 21st year of his age; served in the First Tennessee Infantry, Mexican War; fought in the battles at Monterey and Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo; returned home debilitated.


February 4, 1848

Rev. C. BEWLEY, Methodist preacher, Holston Conference, died January 19, 1848.

THOMAS J. MOSLY son of T. and Judy Mosly, died DeSoto Co., Miss., Jan. 7, 1848 aged 5 months and 11 days [June 26, 1847].

Rev. Dr. WILLIAM DOUGLASS, formerly of Albemarle Co., Va., but born Gloucester Co., Va., of Scots descent; Methodist preacher; died near Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 2, 1847 in the 75th year of his age.


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LAWRENCE VANHOOK, native of Person Co., N.C.; moved from there to Alabama, 1844; served in the N.C. legislature, 1812; died Madison Co., Ala., Oct. 17, 1847 aged 70 years, 3 months and 13 days [July 4, 1777].

MARY JANE NEWMAN daughter of Michael and Margaret Newman, formerly of Harrisonburg, Va., died St. Louis, MO, recently.

Tribute of Respect for JAMES TAYLOR, born Mecklenburg co., Va., May 2, 1774; died Cannon Co Tenn., Jan. 6, 1848; by the Woodburg Division #88, Sons of Temperance, dated Jan. 12, 1848.

ELIZABETH HARVEY died Davidson Co.; Tenn., Jan. 3, 1848 aged 85 years.

WHITEMAN H. HEARN son of Rev. Isham and Amy Hearn; born Montgomery Co., N.C., Dec. 23, 1821; moved with parents to west Tennessee, 1825; joined Methodist Church, 1838; married Amelia P. Harris, Jan. 12, 1847 and settled in McNairy Co., Tenn. where he died Dec. 4, 1847.

THOMAS J. MOSLY Son of T. and Judy Mosly; died DeSoto Co., Miss., Jan. 7, 1848 aged 5 mos. 11 days [July 26, 1847].


February 11, 1848

JANE EVERLEY wife of Simeon Everley, died Nov. 26, 1847 in the 44th year of her age; wife and mother (6 children).

Rev. CHARLES BREMER. German missionary, New Orleans; born in Prussia, Sept. 19, 1816; came to New Orleans, 1837, where he died Nov. 14, 1847; husband and father (2 children).

MARY BRODIE widow of Dr. John Brodie died Montgomery Co., Tenn., Nov. 21, 1847 in the 88th year of her age.

SUSAN RANDLE died Ouachita Co., Ark., Nov. 26, 1847 in the residence of her son-in-law, Henry Wall; born Anson Co., N.C., August 27, 1780; married Wilson Randle and moved to Montgomery Co., N.C., then to Stewart Co., Tenn. and in the fall of 1847 to Arkansas.

MARIAH CAMP daughter of Daniel and Catharine Coffman; born Ala., Jan. 7, 1813; married Byrd Camp, 1843; died Hardin Co., Tenn., Nov. 5, 1847.

ELIZABETH MOORES born in Virginia, 1807; married William H. Moores in her 19th year of age; died Nov. 8, 1847; seven children.

MATILDA LOWE died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Nov. 17, 1847 in the 18th year of her age.

CASANDRA BROWN widow of Rev. Samuel Brown; daughter of Samuel and Rachel Watt; born and reared in Warren Co., Ky.; died Meade Co., Ky., recently, aged 57 years and 1 month old.


February 18, 1848

ELIZABETH A. TAYLOR, native of Todd Co., Ky., daughter of Thomas G. and Lucy T. Greenfield; married F. H. Taylor, Feb. 1847; died pine Bluff, Ark., Jan. 7, 1848 aged 16 years, 6 months and 11 days old [July 26, 1832].

JAMES HASBROOK born Duchess Co., N.Y., 1794; moved to Louisville, Ky. 27 years ago; active Methodist layman; died Louisville, Jan. 16, 1848; husband and father; a tribute of respect by the Quarterly Conference, dated Jan. 18, 1848, extolling his religious steadfastness.

Dr. DUDLEY DUNN died Jan. 14, 1848 in the 67th year of his age; born Brunswick Co., Va., 1781; moved to Ga.; married and practiced medicine; moved to Lawrence Co., Ala. in 1822; later lived in Memphis, Tennessee; husband and father (3 children).

MARY BUMPASS daughter of James and Nancy Young, Bedford Co., Tenn.; died Randolph Co., Ark.; Dec. 31, 1847 aged 29 years; wife, and mother (5 children).

Colonel NATHANIEL J. WARREN son of Rev. Henry and Martha Warren; born Wake Co., N.C., May 5, 1821; died of pulmonary disease, Fayette Co., Tenn., January 23, 1848.

JOHN FLETCHER DAZEY son of Nathan A. and Eliza Dazey, died Nov. 13, 1847 aged 2 years, 9 months old [February 1845].


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"Mother" MALONE, native of Virginia but many years a resident of Madison Co., Ala.; wife of Harper Malone; died recently, in the 75th year of her age; Limestone Co., Ala.


February 25, 1848

THOMAS LANKFORD GIBSON son of Isham and Sarah Gibson, died Davidson Co., Tenn., Feb. 20, 1848 aged about 14 months.

JAMES ROBERT HOUSTON son of Benjamin T. and Henrietta Houston, died Marshall Co., Miss., Jan. 14, 1848 aged 1 year, 3 months and 9 days old [October 5, 1846].

REUBEN W. PAYNE son of Greenwood Payne, born Mar. 24, 1830; died Feb. 9, 1848 of lockjaw; alumnus, University of Nashville.

BURWELL B. ABERNATHY son of Henry and Rebecca Abernathy; born Giles Co., Tenn., Sept. 10, 1819; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1842; labored in several circuits in the Tennessee Conference; died Dec. 29, 1847.

BENJAMIN H. WORTHAM born Warren Co., N.C.; lived for years in Granville Co., N.C.; died Maury Co., Tenn., Dec. 11, 1847 in the 69th year of his age. Presbyterian; husband and father (12 children).

ROBERT BOALS born in N.C., Sept. 14, 1761; died Haywood Co., Tenn., Jan. 13, 1848; moved to Tenn. in 1824. Cumberland Presbyterians.

MARY PAYNE daughter of Elijah and Mary Gorman, Alabama; died Macon, Miss., Jan. 25, 1848; widowed twice; 1 daughters, 2 sons.

JOHN M. SMEDLEY, aged 21 years, died Feb. 5, 1848; congestive fever; son of John L. Smedley. Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

ANN KELLEY born in Virginia, 1755; moved to Simpson Co., Ky. with husband, John Kelley (dec.) died January 23, 1848.

NANCY V. POOL wife of Patrick Pool; born in N.C., Oct. 18, 1792; moved to Overton Co., Tenn.; 1809; died in Livingston, Nov. 4, 1847.

Rev. JOHN M. COOK born July 27, 1808; died January 25, 1848.

MATTHEW J. HARRIS son of Benjamin S. and Letitia J. Harris, died Jan. 12, 1848 in the 7th year of his age, near Nashville, Tennessee.

Mrs. MARGARET ROBERTS wife of Sidney R. Roberts; daughter of William and Rebecca Crow, Roane Co., Tenn.; died Camden Co., MO, Jan. 24, 1848 aged 32 years.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN KAYS son of Hamilton and Margaret Kays died Miss. Co., MO; Feb. 1, 1848 aged 2 years, 5 months and 16 days [February 15, 1846.]


March 3, 1848

WILLIAM B. WILLIAMS born London, England, 1801; came to U. S. when young; member of Methodist Church, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Sons of Temperance; he died Feb. 21, 1848; his wife died Oct. 18, 1840.

MARY MARGARET SHAPARD daughter of Booker and Sarah Shapard died Pulaski, Tenn., Feb. 15, 1848 aged 11 years, 9 months old [May 1836].

WILLIAM A. McDERMOTT son of John and Evaline McDermott died Murfreesboro, Tenn., Feb. 16, 1848 "a few weeks over seven years old."

JOHN POWELL died Wilson Co., Tenn., Dec. 2, 1847 in the 66th year of his age; joined Methodist Church in 1820.

Capt. JOHN S. PETTY died Stewart Co., Tenn. Feb. 9, 1848 aged about 39 years; husband and father (4 children).


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SARAH McCOLLUM wife of Rev. Robert McCollum, Methodist preacher; born Pendleton District, S.C., 1792 and moved to Kentucky with her father, James Hillhouse, in 1803; married in 1838; died Dec. 4, 1847 in Crittenden Co., Kentucky.

NANCY B. CECIL born Montgomery Co., Va., Feb, 16, 1815; married Samuel F. Cecil, Jan. 9, 1834 and moved to Maury Co., Tenn. in the fall of 1838; joined Methodist Church, 1839; died Dec. 22, 1847; wife and mother (9 children).

ELIZA LONG "is no more" having been murdered in the vicinity of Cartersville, Miss. by a black woman, Feb. 14, 1848. JUDITH POUNDS wife of L. Pounds died recently in the same vicinity.

TALLIEAFERRO [as spelled] B. GRAHAM son of Colonel James B. Graham, Somerville, Alabama died recently, in the 25th year of his age; a lawyer.


March 10, 1848

JOHN Q. ADAMS, former president of the United States, died February 23, 1848.

Mrs. ANN ELIZA WADSWORTH born Dec. 9, 1819; died in vicinity of LaGrange College, Alabama, Feb. 26, 1848.

SARAH SMITH wife of Dr. Peter Smith, Nashville, Tenn., died 8 miles from that city, March 8, 1848.

ELIZABETH LAWRENCE wife of Martin Lawrence died Nashville, Tenn., March 2, 1848 in the 38th year of her age; wife and mother (2 children).

ELIZABETH MARSHALL born Frederick Co., Va., Nov. 7, 1779; moved with widowed mother to Mason Co., Ky., 1796; dau. of John and Winneford Kercheval; mar. William Marshall, May 5, 1805; joined Baptist Church, 1802 but joined Meth. Church, 1826; died Campbell Co., Tenn., Jan. 13, 1848.

MOSES RIDLEY GARNER son of Lewis and Louisa Garner, died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Jan. 9, 1848 aged 2 years and 4 months old [September 1845]; scarlet fever.

NEEDHAM B. R. RAGAN son of S. A. and Elizabeth Ragan died Dec. 19, 1847 aged 2 years and 15 days old.

ANN ELIZA RICHARDSON daughter of Colonel Thomas H. and Maria Richardson died Ballard Co., Kentucky, Sept. 25, 1847 aged 2 years, 6 months and 1 day old [March 24, 1845]. Their son, JOSHUA RICHARDSON, died Jan. 3, 1848 aged 1 year, 6 months old [June 1846].

MARY ANN HALL daughter of Laban and Jane Hall, born Fairfield District, S.C.; married James M. Hall, Nov. 14, 1846; died Marshall Co., Miss., Oct. 10, 1847 aged 17 years and 14 days old [April 1829]; joined Methodist Church, Nov. 17, 1845; an infant, THOMAS JAMES MALONE, aged 2 months. [Did she in fact marry James MALONE instead of Hall?]

MARION DODGE daughter of J. R. and Mary F. Dodge, born June 24, 1841; died Dec. 13, 1847.


[March 17, 1848 issue missing]


March 24, 1848

Dr. JOSEPH OWEN, retired volunteer soldier, died Davidson Co., Tenn., March 8, 1848.

Rev. WILLIAM G. BOOKER, Methodist preacher, Eastern Texas Conference, died Liberty, Texas, Jan. 2l, 1848; married Mary Ann Hardin, Jan. 27, 1847.

CATHARINE CLINE born Jan. 27, 18l5; died Jan. 17, 1848; wife and mother (2 children).

Tribute of Respect for JOHN B. SYKES, recently deceased; by the LaFayette Society, LaGrange College, Alabama, dated Feb. 24, 1848, of which he had once been a member.

ABRAHAM S. KEANE born in Indiana; located in Cloverport, Ky.; died Jan. 18, 1848 in the 29th year of his age; husband,


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Rev. GEORGE HICKS, local Methodist preacher, native of Brunswick Co., Va.; moved to Miss.; served in that state's legislature; died Yazoo City, Miss., Feb. 14, 1848 in the 51st year of his age; husband and father (6 children).

VIAN CHANDLER wife of Francis Ballenger, Muddy Fork, Ky.; died Feb. 19, 1848 in the 25th year of his age.

MARY A. ELLIOTT died Nov. 24, 1847 in the 76th year of her age. [Somerset, Ky.?]

JOHN MURPHY DAVIS died Feb. 24, 1848 aged 33 years; husband and father (2 children).

WILLIS R. MEADOR died Eutaw, Alabama, January 18, 1848. Presbyterian.

ISAAC REED died Dec. 29, 1847 aged 68 years. Caldwell Co., Kentucky.


March 31, 1848

MARY DAZEY wife of Jasper Dazey; born Sussex Co., Delaware; moved with parents to Kentucky; married Dazey, a marriage that lasted forty-two years; moved to Williamson Co., Tenn., 1827; to Marshall Co., Tenn., 1837 where she died Dec. 6, 1847 in the 76th year of her age; completely blind the last eleven years of her life. [Obituary repeated, April 28, 1848 issue]

Mrs. MARY BRODIE died November 21, 1847 in the 88th year of her age.

THOMAS H. CHENNOWETH died New Orleans, La., March 5, 1848 aged 38 years; husband and father (3 children).

THOMAS TRAPNALL SWEENY died Feb. 1848 aged 2 years, 11 months old. JAMES JORDAN SWEENY died Feb. 1848 aged 1 year and 1 month old; both of scarlet fever; they were sons of Dr. Jesse and Minerva Sweeny. [Harrodsburg, Ky.?]

JANE COMPTON daughter of John and Martha Compton, died Haywood Co., Tenn., Jan. 10, 1848.

LAWRENCE T. HUDSON died Madison Co., Tenn., Jan. 5, 1848 in the 27th year of his age; husband and father (one son).

JESSE PETER, SR., native of Amherst Co., Va.; died Washington Co., Ky., Jan. 14, 1848 in the 79th year of his age; numerous progeny.

MARY PARKER wife of Rev. Noah Parker, died Lawrenceburg, Tenn., Jan. 11, 1848 in the 44th year of her age; first married to Joseph Hart.

WILLIFORD W. COOKE born Maury Co., Tenn., June 29, 1821; died Jan. 6, 1848, Dallas Co., Texas, where he had lived the past two years.

Mrs. HARRIET ATWELL died Feb. 14, 1848; cancer. [Louisville, Ky.?]

LOUISA LEVI died Feb. 6, 1848 in the 48th year of her age.

ELIZA JANE WILLIAMS daughter of Jacob and Margaret Grove; wife of J. T. Williams; born Montgomery Co., Tenn.; moved to Hardeman Co., Tenn., fall of 1834; Cumberland Presbyterian; married Sept. 29, 1841; died Jan. 27, 1848 in the 24th year of her age. Four children, two of whom survived her.

MARTHA WELLS born in S.C.; moved about 1800 to Grace [Graves?] Co., Ky.; moved to Calloway Co., Ky., about 1822, where she died Dec. 19, 1847 in the 75th year of her age.

ELIZA JANE McKINSEY daughter of Rev. William Sechret [as spelled]; died Green Co., Ky., Dec. 29, 1847; born Jessamine Co., Ky. Dec. 9, 1816; married William P. McKinsey, Dec. 19, 1839. Methodist.

SARAH C. GOSSETT daughter of Christopher N. and Eliza A. Gossett; died Johnson Co., Ark Nov. 24, 1847 aged 9 years, 3 months and 19 days old [August 5, 1838].


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ORREN DAVIS SHACKELFORD son of Jack and Martha Shackelford; died Courtland, Alabama December 31, 1847 aged 3 years, 3 months and 15 days old [September 16, 1844].

ORREN DAVIS McMAHON son of William P. and Laura S. McMahon died near Courtland, Ala. Feb. 16, 1848 aged 1 year, 3 months and 23 days old [September 23, 1847].


April 7, 1848

MARY M. T. PARNELL died Grenada, Miss., January 28, 1848 in the 17th year of her age.

EMELINE E. SMITH daughter of James M. and Elizabeth Smith, Rutherford Co., Tenn., died March 12, 1848 in the 15th year of her age; pulmonary disease.

JOHN JACOB ASTER [Astor], American millionaire, died March 29, 1848.

MATTHEW SIMPSON died Covington, La.; Dec. 30, 1847 in the 52nd year of his age; moved there in 1826; businessman.

Rev. W. E. LEE, Virginia Conference, died March 10, 1848.

FRANCIS A. ROBERTS wife of George H. Roberts; daughter of Dr. Samuel Goslee, Sr.; died Hancock Co., Ky., Jan. 27, 1848 in the 23rd year of her age.

JOSEPHINE D. G. GRAY daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth W. Gray, died Frankfort, Kentucky, March 12, 1848 in the 15th year of her age.

LANORA M. WHITBY daughter of Charles and Eliza L. Pickering, Franklin Co., Tenn., died Union Co., Ky., Feb. 26, 1848 aged 34 years, 9 months and 7 days old [May 19, 1813].

INFORMATION WANTED. JESSE THOMAS WEEKS left Petersburg, Va., 13/14 years ago for Alabama where he worked for a time as a plasterer in Huntsville; he was a small man, had black hair; about 30 years old. Jesse Weeks, Adams Co., Ky. wanted to know of his present whereabouts.


April 14, 1848

Dr. E. M. PATTERSON's little daughters, SARAH MEAD and MARY ALICE both died of scarlet fever, April 7, 1848. Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. LAFAYETTE DIBRELL died March 8, 1848; graduate, Medical College, Richmond, Va., 1846; had begun practice of medicine in Buckingham Co., Virginia.


April 21, 1848

JEREMIAH W. CHERRY, son of J. Cherry, postmaster, Columbia, Tenn.; a printer and had served in the American forces in Mexico; died April 6, 1848.

Dr. JOHN PARSNALL, aged about 57 years; died Nashville, Tenn., April 16, 1848 on his way home from Mexico having served as a surgeon in the American army (5th Tenn. Inf. Regt., Volunteers); his body was taken to Athens, Tenn. for burial.

THOMAS LEANDER STAYTON son of T. N. and Esther Stayton, died Feb. 18, 1848 aged 11 months and 23 days old [January 25, 1847].

JOHN WILSON MOORE son of John L. and Serena T. Kline died Ft. Scott, MO, Jan. 25, 1848 aged 2 years, 10 months and 9 days old [March 16, 1845].

SARAH RAYBURN born in Virginia, Nov. 30, 1777; married Henry Rayburn, 1794; died Wayne Co., Tenn., Feb. 19, 1848.

WILLIAM CRAWFORD died March 5, 1848 in the 19th year of his age. Missouri.

Mrs. SARAH ROBARD died Williamson Co., Tenn., March 2, 1848.

ELIZABETH C. HAMILTON wife of William B. Hamilton; born Mar. 6, 1816; died Mt. Washington, Ky., March 9, 1848. Her daughter, MARIAH L., died March 12, 1848 aged 2 years.


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Rev. MORRIS MITCHELL born Prince Leore County, Maryland [no such county; was Prince George County intended?], July 29, 1762; died Polk Co., MO, Jan. 15, 1848; a local Methodist preacher for thirty-eight years.

WILLIAM ROBINSON born Russell Co., Va., Jan. 30, 1788; married Rebecca Johnson, Mar. 7, 1809; died in south Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 4, 1848.

"Sister" BLACK daughter of W. B. Murphy, wife of David Black, born Sept. 20, 1821; died Taylorsville, Ky., March 13, 1848.

MATILDA S. LOWE died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Nov. 17, 1847 aged 18 years.

PAULINA GOBEL daughter of Aaron and Sarah Mayhew; wife of E. P. Gobel died Jan. 23, 1848 aged 36 years.

CLEM HANCOCK born in Virginia, 1779; moved to Madison Co., Va., 1813; to Limestone Co., Ala., 1834, where he died November 30, 1847.

MARY E. KING wife of Dr. J. W. King; died near Pt. Washington, Miss., Feb. 1, 1848 in the 24th year of her age.

MARY HARRIS daughter of Rev. John Moore, Limestone Co., Ala.; widow of General Thomas K. Harris, former congressman from Sparta District, Tennessee; died Athens, Ala., Jan. 3, 1848 in the 65th year of her age.

PALAOMON W. CAGE son of Wilson and Mary Cage, died Smith Co., Tenn., Feb. 26, 1848 aged 48 yrs.

WILLIAM BLAIR died in Arkansas, January 7, 1848 aged 46 years.

WILLIAM BLACK born Lincoln Co., Tenn., June 1, 1802; married Delila Murphy, Aug. 15, 1824; died December 7, 1847.

SIMEON ROUSE son of Rev. Allen and Rachel Rouse, born Mar. 22, 1828; died Rolls [Ralls] Co., MO, Jan. 29, 1848.

ELIZABETH J. R. McCALL daughter of Colonel William and S. Saunders; wife of James McCall; born Nov. 17, 1815; died Nov. 26, 1847.

ELBERT JAMES FLETCHER ALLEN son of Rev. E. J. and E. Allen, born Sept. 12, 1838; died Feb. 29, 1848.

MARY PITTS CONN daughter of Dr. G. A. and Martha A. Conn died Mar. 9, 1848 in the 11th year of her age.

SALLY JANE COLE daughter of Dr. Reuben and Sarah Cole; died Madison Co., Tenn., Mar. 14, 1848 aged 8 years.

Mrs. ELIZABETH Q. TERRY born Jan. 1, 1799; died Carroll. Co., Miss., Dec. 20, 1847.

WILLIAM CAPERS WILLIAMSON youngest son of Colonel Thomas and Mary Williamson, died Washington, Ark., Mar. 9, 1848 aged 1 year, 10 months old [May 1847].

Mrs. SARAH NICHOLSON, Williamson Co., Tenn., died January 30, 1848.

SARAH BOX born Laurens District, S.C.; married John M. Box and moved to Franklin Co., Tenn.; age 35 years moved to Texas; died Cherokee Co., Texas, Dec. 17, 1847 in the 62/63 year of her age.


April 28, 1848

Rev. WILLIAM H. BUMP, once a member of the Little Rock Conference, was drowned about 100 miles north of Little Rock, April 1, 1848.

MARTIN NEW, citizen of Nashville, Tenn. for forty years died there, April 21, 1848 in the 59th year of his age.


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SUSAN TURNER SALE wife of Hon. John B. Sale, born Sept. 20, 1828; married Dec. 7, 1843; died in residence of her father, Dr. William A. Sykes near Aberdeen, Miss., Feb. 27, 1848; wife and mother (one son).

JOSEPH TUCKER, native of Pennsylvania, moved with parents to Bourbon Co., Ky.; died Feb. 6, 1848 in the 67th year of his age.

DIANNA BAZEL daughter of Rev. Luke Langstone, Calloway Co., Ky., born May 18, 1821; married David Bazel, Oct. 1842; died Feb. 5, 1848.

MARTHA WELLS born in S.C.; moved to Kentucky about 1800; died Dec. 19, 1847 in the 75th year of her age, "as near as we could ascertain."

MARY PERKINS daughter of Charles and Temperance Sibley, born Franklin Co., Ala., Sept. 18, 1820; married A. N. Perkins, Nov. 1845; died Dallas Co., Ala., Feb. 25; 1848.

MARY ANN FRAZER wife of William W. Frazer; daughter of Rev. George B. Harland; died Jan. 30, 1848; had "just closed her 22d year."

JESTINA H. DAROR daughter of Claiborne and Unice Henderson, born Buckingham Co., Va., Nov. 28, 1824; married Joseph Daror, Sept. 17, 1846; died recently.

NANCY WIATT wife of Joseph Wiatt; died Dec. 28, 1847 aged 44 years; 13 children.

LEONIDAS LUTHER CASTERBURY son of Milton and Sarah Casterbury, Louisa, Ky., died Feb. 20, 1848 aged 2 years, 3 months and 16 days [November 4, 1845].

TENISON CHESHIRE born Rowan Co., N.C., Feb. 12, 1797; moved to Tenn., 1828; died Hardeman Co., Tenn., March 9, 1848.

ANN ELIZA FARLEY daughter of William and Mary Redd; born Mar. 15, 1815; died Morgan Co., Ala. Mar. 14, 1848; wife and mother.

JAMES BASCOM WARD son of John and Sarah Ward, formerly of Albermarle Co., Va., died near Huntsville, Ala., March 26, 1848 aged 15 years, 7 months old [August 1832].

Dr. J. HAMBERLINE born Jefferson Co., Miss., Nov. 24, 1796; died Jan. 13, 1848 from a wound received in a "tangle" with a bear.

MELINDA JONES wife of Samuel L. Jones, Buchanan Co., MO, died Dec. 1847 in the 18th year of her age.

EMILY C. EWELL daughter of William and Sythee Ewell, died Clark Co., Ky., Jan. 1848 in the 18th year of her age.

ANN MOXLEY daughter of Charles Tyler; wife of Samuel Moxley; died Franklin Co., Ky., Feb. 6, 1848 in the 20th year of her age.

SUSANNA ELLIS died Fayette Co., Ala., Dec. 22, 1847 in the 15th year of her age.


May 5, 1848

MARY JOHNS, Graves Co., Ky., died Franklin Co., Ky., Feb. 14, 1848 in the 18th year of her age.

PATRICK POOL born in N.C., Oct. 22, 1777; moved to Overton Co., Tenn., 1800; died Mar. 26, 1848.

Rev. WILLIAM B. ARNOLD died Hempstead Co., Ark., Mar. 6, 1848 in the 56th year of his age; Methodist preacher in Alabama and Arkansas conferences.

ELIZABETH J. MISENHEIMER daughter of J. and Margaret White; wife of F. B. Misenheimer; born Cabarrus Co., N.C.; died Shelby. Co., Tenn., Mar. 6, 1848 in the 34th year of her age.

MARY ANN JONES wife of Felix Jones; daughter of W. W. Crittenden; died Lauderdale Co., Ala., Mar. 16, 1848 in the 25th year of her age.

JOSEPH CONWAY, SR. born June 1768; died Mar. 29, 1848; formerly of White Co., Tenn. but moved to now-Reynolds Co., MO. in 1830.


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LOUISA J. DASHEILL wife of Dr. Dasheill born Stewart Co., Tenn., Feb. 22, 1825; died April 8, 1848.

LOUISA GIBBON wife of James Gibbon; daughter of Martha Chambliss; died near LaGrange, Tenn., March 6, 1848 in the 22nd year of her age.

JANE S. CARR wife of Wilson L. Carr; daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Baskerville; born Buckingham Co., Va., May 16, 1803; moved to Sumner Co., Tenn. when young; married May 1, 1826 died March 11, 1848.

JANE BARROW daughter of James and Mary Simmons; wife of Thomas Barrow, formerly of Halifax Co., N.C.; died March 2, 1848 in the 58th year of her age.

MARY CATHARINE PENN daughter of Martin Penn, Louisiana, died Oct. 30, 1847 aged 9 years, 2 months and 8 days [August 22, 1838].

JAMES ROYSTON born Oct. 8, 1798; died Sept. 26, 1847. Kentucky.

Colonel JOHN S. LEWIS born Logan Co., Va., Feb. 25, 1780; moved with parents to Kentucky; eventually moved to Miss.; died Woodville, Miss., Feb. 29, 1848 in the 69th year of his age; husband and father (5 children). [Possibly born in Logan Co., Kentucky].

ELIZABETH BROWDER wife of Richard Browder, born Chesterfield Co., Va., Sept. 2, 1788; married Feb. 24, 1813; died March 2, 1848, Logan Co. Ky.; her son, David Browder, submitted her obituary.

WILLIAM L. WEBB only son of William Webb (dec.), died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 12, 1848 aged about 8 years.


May 12, 1848

MARTHA ANN MINTER daughter of G. W. and Margaret C. Minter; died Hardeman Co., Tenn., Mar. 8, 1848 aged, 3 years, 11 months and 22 days [March 16, 1844].

SAMUEL J. MAXWELL, Morgan Co., Ala., died Mar. 20, 1848 aged 38 years, 6 months and 14 days old [September 6, 1809].

RACHEL BRANDON died Lincoln Co., Tenn., recently, in the 83rd year of her age.

MARY C. BROWN widow of William Brown, born Clark Co., Ky.; died Carroll Co., Miss., Feb. 25, 1848; wife and mother (2 daus., 1 son).

Rev. MARKLEY S. FORD died Poinsett Co., Ark., April 5, 1848 in the 46th year of his age; moved from Tenn. to Ark. eight years ago.

Rev. SAMUEL ALLEN born Mercer Co., Pa., Sept. 9, 1801; licensed to preach in Methodist Church 1836; moved to Ark. and labored in the Indian Mission; ordained deacon, Nov. 10, [18??]; ordained elder, Nov. 14, 1841. Died Madison Co., Ohio, Dec. 4, 1847; husband and father (4 children).

Rev. JOSEPH M. DEFORD, native of Maryland, moved to Cooper Co., MO about 20 years ago; died there, Feb. 24, 1848 aged about 43 years; local Methodist preacher.

CASSANDRA ANN DEMPSEY wife of Dr. W. D. Dempsey; daughter of William Harbin, Statesville, N.C.; died Muhlenburg Co., Kentucky, March 25, 1848.

GEORGIANA PAINE daughter of Solomon and Mary Paine; born Smith Co., Tenn., Aug. 20, 1829; died Haywood. Co., Tenn., April 20, 1848.

ALCY ORR daughter of George and Frances Freeman; wife of Major John Orr; born Wilkes Co., Ga., 1791; married in 1820 and moved from Ga. to Ala., 1822; Cumberland Presbyterian; died Morgan Co., Ala., Feb. 1, 1848.


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WILLIAM BRANDON died Huntsville, Alabama, March 18, 1848.

Tribute of Respect for JOHN B. LYLE who died in Tuscaloosa, Ala., March 28, 1848; by the Grenada Masonic Lodge #31, Grenada, Miss.; dated March 1848.


May 19, 1848

NANCY RAINS, mother of Rev. John Rains, Nashville, Tenn., died Cincinnati, Ohio, May 3, 1848.

LUCY ANN FRANCES MACLENHAN daughter of Samuel P. and Susannah B. Beazley, born Rockbridge Co., Va. and at age 2 years moved with parents to Tennessee, then to Miss.; married Rev. James Maclenhan, Dec. 1, 1842; died Jackson, Miss., March 24, 1848. Her mother, SUSANNAH B. BEAZLEY, wife of Colonel Samuel Beasley, daughter of Samuel and Frances Smith, born Madison Co., Va.; moved with family to Tenn., 1827 and in 1837 to Miss.; died Jackson, Miss., March 23, 1848 in the 43rd year of her age; seven children.

Rev. N. B. LEWIS born Russellville, Ky., Sept. 25, 1809; his father died when he was young; his mother remarried to a Presbyterian preacher named Davis; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1832; Kentucky Conference; married Margaret E., daughter of Colonel E. Barrett, Rockcastle Co., Ky., Dec. 1, 1835; 6 children; died Keysburg, Ky., Oct. 11, 1847.

Rev. CONLEY SMITH born Grainger Co., Tenn., Aug. 9, 1809; died Scotland Co., MO, Feb. 13, 1848; moved to MO in 1832; entered Methodist ministry, 1836; located in 1841; husband and father (2 children).

MARY T. HAY wife of Dr. John Hay; born Dec. 4, 1832; died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 17, 1848; consumption; her mother died in December 1846.

ANN EVORD died Fayetteville, Ark., Jan. 21, 1848 in the 76th year of her age.


May 26, 1848

Mrs. MARY MACON BRYAN wife of Colonel W. P. Bryan, died Nashville, Tenn., May 21, 1848.

JOHN O. MEUX died Haywood Co., Tenn., April 27, 1848 in the 39th year of his age; husband and father (7 children).

NELSON MAYS, native of Amherst Co., Va.; moved about the age of 8 years with his parents to Jessamine Co., Ky.; died Danville, Ky., Feb. 6, 1848 in the 62nd year of his age.

ELIZABETH B. WARE daughter of Reuben and Patsy Landrum; born Clarke Co., Ky., Mar. 18, 1813; married March 1836; died Montgomery Co., Ky., Mar. 30, 1848.

JULIUS A. JACKSON died Shelby Co., MO, Mar. 20, 1848 in the 56th year of his age.

RICHARD H. TOLER, editor of the Richmond (Va.) WHIG died May 17, 1848.

"Sister" ELERSON born in 1802; married Moses Elerson; Washington Co., Ala., 1822 and a few years later moved to Yazoo Co., Miss., where she died April 21, 1848; wife and mother (8 children).

FRANCES HALL wife of Henry Hall, born Jefferson Co., Tenn.; moved with parents to north Alabama; married Feb. 18, 1828 and soon moved to Nashville, Tenn. and moved again, in 1832, to Rutherford Co., Tenn. where she died April 17, 1848 aged 44 years, 1 month and 14 days [March 3, 1804].

JOSEPH JARED born New Jersey, Jan. 2, 1760; reared principally in Virginia; served in American forces, Revolutionary War; moved to Tenn. 1808 and died Jan. 7, 1848. [In his pension application S1539, Jared states that he was born Jan. 2, 1760; lived in Loudoun Co., Va. at the time of his service; moved to Jackson Co., Tenn., 1810, where he applied for his service pension in March 1833.]

JULIA ANN TROTTER wife of Benjamin Y. Trotter; oldest daughter of Isaac B. and M. R. McClellan, Somerville, Tenn.; born Washington Co., Tenn., May 15, 1817; moved to Somerville, 1826; married Mar. 28, 1833; died Fayette Co., Tenn., Dec. 5, 1847; wife and mother (5 children).

JOHN HERBERT, Williamson Co., Tenn., died Feb. 26, 1848 aged about 39 years.


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ELIZABETH FREEMAN wife of Asbury Freeman, born in North Carolina, Feb. 15, 1803; died Haywood Co., Tenn., April 4, 1848.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. ERASMUS McWHIRTER NICHOL, recently deceased; by stewards and leaders, Paducah, Kentucky Methodist Church, dated May 4, 1848; he had been their pastor. [His obituary, May 12, 1848 issue, states that he was a son of Dr. John W. and Mary Nichol; born Carroll Co., Tenn., August 24, 1824; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1844; Memphis Conference; died April 20, 1848.]

Tribute of Respect for JEREMIAH CHERRY, a young man, a soldier returned from service in Mexican War; died April 16, 1846 in the 22nd year of his age; burial in Columbia, Tenn.; by the Nashville Topographical Society, dated May 6, 1848, of which he had once been a member.


June 2, 1848

MARY MACON BRYAN daughter of the late Newton Cannon, former governor of Tennessee; wife of Colonel William P. Bryan; born March 27, 1824; died May 20, 1848; wife and mother (a small son).

EMILY E. JACKSON daughter of Rev. Richard Sharp; wife of Captain William Jackson; died Marion Co., MO, May 2, 1848 in the 23rd year of her age.

ATTALUS PERRY died Henderson Co., Kentucky, February 20, 1848. He was born, in Fayette Co., Ky.

KETURA N. NASH born in Virginia, July 1804; "converted" at campmeeting in Anson Co., N.C., August 1828; married Peter Nash; died Madison Co., Miss., March 14, 1848.

ANN ELIZA WELLER only daughter of Frederick and Eliza F. Weller, born Henderson Co., Ky., Dec. 6, 1830; moved with parents to Miss. Co., Ark. where she joined the Methodist Church in 1847; she died April 16, 1848.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. BURWELL B. ABERNATHY whose remains were buried in Corinth, Miss.; by the Quarterly Conference, Wartrace Circuit, Tennessee Conference; undated.

JAMES CRABTREE died Barren Co.; Ky., April 16, 1848 in the 62nd year ot his age; husband and father (10 children).

ELBERT PETER WOODWARD son of Dr. Joshua F. Smith; died from scarlet fever, March 15, 1848 aged 6 years. Missouri.

JANE P. SMITHSON; daughter of Levy Giles; wife of Charles Smithson; died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 21, 1848 in the 43rd year of her age.


June 9, 1848

NATHANIEL MANNING, Princeton, New Jersey, died May 16, 1848 while on a "buying trip"; native of New Jersey; a merchant of Clarksville, Tenn., under firm name of Manning and Thomas.

GEORGE SUGG born Montgomery Co., N.C., April 25, 1776; moved to Tennessee, thence in 1831 to Arkansas where he died March 25, 1848.

JOHN GREY born Orange Co., N.C., July 1, 1784; died Pontotoc Co., Miss., Mar. 23, 1848; husband and father (7 children).

BENJAMIN F. ELLIS son of Ira H. and Mary Ellis; died Montgomery Co., Miss., April 1848 aged 15 years, 4 months and 27 days old.

ELIZABETH WISEMAN wife of Joseph P. Wiseman, died Montgomery Co., Miss., May 6, 1848 in the 27th year of her age.

SARAH A. V. CARTER born near Petersburg, Va., Sept. 7, 1829; married James D. Carter, June 2, 1846; died Fayette Co., Tenn., March 6, 1848.


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June 9, 1848

NANCY T. STONE daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann May; wife of Rev. J. H. Stone; born in South Carolina; moved with parents to Alabama; died Noxubee Co., Miss., April 6, 1848 in the 36th year of her age.

CELIA HONEYCUTT wife of Elisha Honeycutt; daughter of Ezekiel and Ann Hampton; born Wythe Co., Va., 1797; moved with parents to N.C.; died March 14, 1848.

ANN ELIZA McPHATRIDGE daughter of Judge James H. and Sarah Elizabeth McPhatridge; born Boon Co., MO, Oct. 10, 1836; died Dade Co., MO, March 25, 1848.

HENRY HILLMAN born in Maryland, 1762; died April 6, 1848; veteran of Revolutionary War; his remains rest "on one of the hills over Overton County, Tennessee."

Rev. ANDREW JACKSON OVERALL died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Mar. 8, 1848 in the 30th year of his age; a local Methodist preacher; husband and father (7 children).

CHARLES J. DRURY died Montgomery Co., Miss., April 18, 1848 in the 48th year of his age; his wife, SALLY ANN DRURY, died April 14, 1848 in the 39th year of her age; they left 6 children.

PERTHENY RUSSOM born Pasquotank Co., N.C., June 22, 1768; died April 4, 1848; married Joseph Sharbrough at age 23 years; he died; she married, secondly, Wilson Russom (died 1840) and in 1844 moved from Dallas Co., Ala. to Smith Co., Miss. to live with a son, Malachi Sharbrough, in whose home she died.


June 16, 1848

TOWNES A. THOMAS, formerly of Clarksville, Tenn., had just opened a new drugstore on Market Street in Nashville; other personal items could be purchased there as well as prescriptions and general medications.

General ROBERT B. TURNER died near Nashville, Tenn., June 7, 1848.

RACHEL HITCHCOCK wife of L. H. Hitchcock; daughter of John Austin (dec.); died June 11, 1848.

JOHN WESLEY GILLIAM, a "promising young man," died June 12, 1848.

Mrs. ELIZABETH FERGUSON died Nashville, Tenn., June 5, 1848 in the 85th year of her age.

Colonel JAMES W. McCLUNG, lawyer, died Huntsville, Ala., May 31, 1848.

LUCY F. ORGAIN, nee Manson, wife of Benjamin S. Orgain, born Brunswick Co., Va., 1816; died Williamson Co., Tenn., May 1848.

JOSEPH ATTERBERRY born Oct. 19, 1818; died Grayson Co., Ky., April 13, 1848; husband and father (2 children).

PRISCILLA LAYTON widow of Thomas Layton, died Hardin Co., Tenn., May 3, 1848 aged 65 years, 23 days [April 10, 1783]; born Bertie Co., N.C.; moved to Lauderdale Co., Ala., then to Hardin County where she died.

JOAB A. WHITE son of Nowell and Elizabeth D. White died Hardin Co., Tenn., June 1, 1848 aged 2 years and 8 days old [May 23, 1846].

ZENOBIA A. SANDERS wife of Simon T. Sanders born Mecklenburg Co., Va., Sept. 15, 1811; died May 29, 1848.

JOHN WESLEY STEPHENS son of R. R. and S. Stephens, died April 10, 1848 aged 1 month and 20 days old [February 20, 1848]. Mississippi.

Tribute of Respect for NATHANIEL MANNING, dec.; by members of the Hall of Temperance, Clarksville, Tenn.; undated.

Tribute of Respect for NATHANIEL MANNING who died in Princeton, N. J., May 16, 1848; by the Clarksville, Tenn. Masonic Lodge #89; undated.


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Rev. MACKENAW BOACHMAN, Indian Mission Conference, died Old Potowatomie Station, May 1848; a native Potowatamie Indian who married a Shawnee woman; a trapper and hunter in the Rocky Mountains; a local Methodist preacher among the Indians. "He had a peculiar gift in acquiring a knowledge of languages."


June 23, 1848

Rev. OSCAR F. CUNNINGHAM, Methodist preacher, Holston Conference, died Sullivan Co., Tenn., June 15, 1848.

LEWIS PE-SAH-HO-NUB-BE, native Choctaw Indian and a licensed Methodist preacher, died March 28, 1848 aged about 40 years; among the first of his tribe to be converted to Christianity and into the Methodist Church in 1829. Choctaw Nation.

Mrs. ALSENIA J. B. PARSONS daughter of T. W. and Mary A. Gilmer died June 15, 1848.

Rev. W. G. BOOKER born Nov. 13, 1826; licensed to preach as local Methodist preacher in 1842; son of Rev. Abram Booker (dec.); died in residence of father-in-law, Gen. Watson Hardin, Jan. 21, 1848 in the 23rd year of his age. Entered Methodist itinerant ministry in 1845.

Judge THOMAS JOPLIN born Nelson Co., Va. 1782; moved to Tenn., 1818; to MO, 1832; died Pettus Co., MO, Mar. 25, 1848.

SARAH LYNK died Sumner Co., Tenn., April 27, 1848 in 42nd year of her age. Cumberland Presbyterian.

ELIZABETH M. McCULLOCK daughter of Dr. Gabriel Nash, Lincoln Co.; wife of R. D. McCullock; died St. Clair Co., MO, April 17, 1848 aged 26 years; joined Methodist Church in 1842.

JAMES HUNTER HOWELL died Pope Co., Ark., May 18, 1848; born Grayson Co., Va., May 30, 1791; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1841, the same year that he moved to Arkansas.

PHEBE DICKEY wife of Judge J. D. Dickey; born Virginia, June 6, 1783; died Bates Co., MO, April 14, 1848.


June 30, 1848

MARY SMITH wife of Colonel Robert Smith born Campbell Co., Va., May 10, 1790; moved to Wilson Co., Tenn., 1803; joined Methodist Church, Dec. 1811; died Murfreesboro, Tenn., June 9, 1848.

WESLEY SUMMERFIELD ELLIS son of Rev. John W. Ellis; died Marshall Co., Miss., May 18, 1848 aged 12 years, 11 months [June 1835].

Tribute of Respect for JOHN W. GILLIAM, dec.; by the Sons of Temperance, Nashville Division #3; undated.

RACHEL FERGUSON born York District, S.C., 1819; moved to Madison Co., Ala., 1822; to Marshall Co., Miss., 1836, where she died April 29, 1848.

SUSAN R. LANCASTER wife of Rev. Michael Lancaster; daughter of E. Herndon, Campbell Co., Va.; born April 20, 1820; married Dec. 19, 1841; died Pendleton Co., Ky., April 25, 1848.

Rev. JOHN C. BALLEW, native of Burke Co., N.C.; married Elizabeth Christian, 1812; entered Methodist itinerant ministry, 1803; about 1828 he retired and moved to a farm in New Kent Co., Va.; moved to Tenn., 1834 and in 1839 to Livingston Co., MO where he died Jan. 15, 1848 in the 72nd year of his age.

JAMES WEATHERSPOON born Wake Co., N.C., May 5, 1801; moved to Hickman Co., Tenn., thence to Hickman Co., Ky.; married in 1830; died March 17, 1848.

MARY C. CAZE wife of James H. Caze; daughter of James and Margaret Baugh; died May 24, 1848 aged 34 years; her infant, WILLIAM DANIEL CAZE, died a few days before she died.


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MARY JANE HURT daughter of Achilles and Susannah Jeffries; born Mecklenburg Co., Va. Jan. 12, 1819; married Wilson D. Hurt, June 8, 1837; joined Methodist Church, May 1842; he died Feb. 22, 1844. She died May 28, 1848; three surviving children; a daughter, Mrs. EVELINE CHEATHAM died in March 1848.

"Father" HAMPTON born Rowan Co., N.C.; married Susannah Jones; died May 25, 1848 in the 73rd year of his age; after his marriage he moved to Buncombe Co., N.C. and joined the Methodist Church, there, March 1804.


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