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


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January 5, 1849

A young man who boarded the steamboat, Tennessee, at New Orleans, La., without any money and in feeble health, was allowed by Captain Yeatman to travel on the steamer to Nashville, Tenn.; he died soon after reaching Cumberland River and was buried in Mr. Parish's woodyard at the mouth of Callester's Creek. He had said his parents lived in Bedford Co., Tenn.; his few effects were left at Yeatman and Armistead store in Nashville, for persons properly claiming them.

MARY THOMAS MORGAN wife of William H. Morgan, born Milledgeville, Ga., Dec. 17, 1809; daughter of Thomas and Lucy Maunger; moved to Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 1842; died Dec. 25, 1848.

ALEXANDER COVINGTON born Prince George Co., Maryland, 1777; died Warren Co., Miss., Dec. 16 1848; served in the Maryland legislature when young; moved to Washington, Mississippi.

MARY JANE STREET wife of Park Street, born Franklin Co., Va., Sept. 10, 1813; died Maury Co. Tenn., Nov. 23, 1848. Six of her children predeceased her; her husband and five other children survived her.

ELIZABETH ALBRIGHT daughter of Presley and Elizabeth Settle, Second wife of Thomas H. Albright, died November 23, 1848 aged 23 years, 4 months and 2 days old [July 11, 1825].

CATHARINE CASSITY wife of James B. Cassity, died Morgan Co., Ky., Sept. 9, 1848 aged 23 years; moved with parents from Wythe Co., Va. to Ky. Her parents were Henry and Christina Upehart.

MARY MALONE, widow of Thomas C. Malone, born Sussex Co., Va., Jan. 9, 1791; died Limestone Co., Ala., Dec. 5, 1848 in residence of her son, J. C. Malone.


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Among the persons aboard the steamboat, Peytona, that left New Orleans for Nashville, December 21, 1848 with 400 passengers, who died of cholera were:
JOHN LIFE of Portland, deck-hand;
J. GREEK, New Orleans;
R. McMULLEN, Louisville, a passenger;
HENRY BARNHARD, buried on Island 35;
WILLIAM COON, Mt. Vernon; buried at mouth of the Ohio;
WILLIAM BRUCE, buried on Island 35;
JOHN DONALDSON, Shawneetown;

MARGARET ANN PERCIFULL wife of James D. Percifull, Brandenburg, Ky., who died in residence of her father, John Murray, Cloverport, Ky., Sept. 7, 1848; born March 20, 1815.

FIELDING COOK died Yazoo Co., Miss., Sept. 8, 1848 aged about 60 years; native of S.C. but moved to Copiah Co., Miss. and later to Yazoo County. About a year before his death, he built a Methodist meetinghouse on his property called Cook's Chapel.

GEORGE ALLEN died Green Co., Ala., Nov. 10, 1848 aged 31 years; formerly of Prince George County, Virginia.

MARY ELIZABETH PERRY daughter of Robert T. and Sarah C. Perry, Maury Co., Tenn., born Nov. 29, 1847; died Nov. 17, 1848.

ELIZABETH HENRY WARE daughter of David W. Parish, Christian Co., Ky.; wife of James Ware, Jr.; died Dec. 27, 1848.


January 12, 1849

CHRISTOPHER WAGGONER, Humphreys Co., Tenn., formerly of Davidson Co., Tenn., died Dec. 31, 1848 aged 96 years; a Revolutionary War veteran. [His pension file R10995, reveals that he was born in Bucks Co., Pa., June 20, 1755; enlisted in American forces in Rowan Co., N.C.; had lived in Davidson Co., Tenn. before moving to Humphreys County.]

JANE P. PARKER born June 21, 1816; died Oct. 21, 1848.

FRANCES MARTHA WYNN daughter of Major John H. J. and Frances M. Wynn; born Dec. 1, 1838; died Dec. 20, 1848.

SARAH JANE HAMILTON daughter of James and Jane P. Hamilton, born Lexington, Ky., Jan. 26, 1827; married John B. Cochran, Jr., editor of the Lexington DAILY ATLAS, July 18, 1848; died Sept. 27, 1848; typhoid fever.

CATHARINE PENNINGTON born and reared near Hopkinsville, Ky.; married and moved to Arkansas; died Jefferson Co., Ark., Nov. 16, 1848 in the 53rd year of her age.

JOHN TANNER, aged about 80 years, died East Filiciana Parish, La., ostensibly in Nov. 1848.

SARAH ELIZABETH KNOTT daughter of L. B. and Mariah Knott, died Bedford Co., Tenn., Nov. 17, 1848 in the 13th year of her age.

JOHN McDONALD born Montgomery Co., Va., Mar. 16, 1788; died Salem, Miss., Oct. 13, 1848.

ELIZABETH ANTHONY daughter of William H. and Virginia H. Hamblen, born Sept. 14, 1826; died Dec. 24, 1848.

ISABELLA BILES, nee Barnett, died Oct. 9, 1848. Kentucky.


January 19, 1849

SUSAN S. RAY daughter of James C. and Mary Finley; wife of Lloyed Ray; born Washington Co., Ky., Oct. 2, 1817; married Sept. 22, 1840; died Simpson Co., Ky., Nov. 10, 1848; her three children had died, the last one of whom died September 23, 1848.

EUNICE E. W. PURNELL wife of M. T. Purnell; born Halifax Co., N.C., July 19, 1809; married Dec. 26; 1826 and moved to Haywood Co., Tenn., 1831; to Denmark [Madison County], Tenn., 1835; joined Methodist Church, May 1838; died Carroll Co., Miss., Dec. 15, 1848.


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SARAH P. EDWARDS born Adair Co., Ky., April 1, 1822; married William S. Edwards, Nov. 23, 1837; died Sept. 17, 1848.

GEORGE W. SHOCKLEY born and reared in White Co., Tenn.; died Nov. 8, 1848, aged 22 years.

MARY A. G. BRADSHAW wife of Americus Bradshaw; daughter of David Martin (dec.) and Sarah Ann (now wife of P. D. Franklin); died Nov. 24, 1848; 8 children. Middle Tennessee.

CERITHA MOORE daughter of Galbreth Neal; wife of E. D. Moore, Oxford, Miss.; died November 11, 1848 aged 28 years.

JESSE PARCHMAN died Harrison Co., Texas, Oct. 26, 1848 aged 60 years; joined Methodist Church, Henderson Co., Tenn., 1823.


January 26, 1849

Colonel ANDREW HYNES died near Nashville, Tenn., January 21, 1849.

LUCINDA JANE BATTLE oldest daughter of Colonel William M. and Jane Battle; born June 8, 1829; died January 4, 1849. Davidson Co., Tenn.

MARTHA M. TEAMANS wife of Rev. Meshack Teamans: daughter of James and Rachel Shannon; died Tishomingo Co., Miss., Dec. 13, 1848 in the 32nd year of her age.

KATHEM W. LINDSAY born Alexandria, D. C., 1804; married William Lindsey (died 1827), 1823; six children; moved to Ark.; died there, Jefferson Co., January 5, 1849.

CAROLINE REBECCA PEARCE died Pulaski, Tenn., Dec. 21, 1848 aged 21 years and 6 months old [June 1827].

ALEXANDER H. DAVIDSON, JR. son of Alexander H. Davidson, Coffeeville, Miss.; died Yalobusha Co., Miss., Nov. 27, 1848 aged 10 months and 22 days old [January 5, 1848].

JOHN CALLOWAY COOPER son of James and Susan Cooper, native of Jefferson Co., Ky.; died Nov. 13, 1848 in the 30th year of his age.

GREEN W. MASON fourth son of Major E. B. and Candace H. Mason, died Mason's Grove, Madison [now Crockett] County, Tenn., Nov. 13, 1848; typhoid fever.


February 2, 1849

AMANDA F. FITE wife of L. B. Fite, Nashville, Tenn. merchant, died Jan. 30, 1849.

TEMPERANCE D. HARRISON daughter of Richard and Tabitha Yarbrough, born Caswell Co., N.C., Oct. 1, 1819; married William. J. Harrison, June 5, 1833; moved to Miss., then to Dallas Co., Ark. where she died Dec. 5, 1848.

JOHN SCOGGIN born in Pa., Nov. 2, 1758; died in residence of his son, Jesse Scoggin, White Co., Tenn., Dec. 22, 1848; moved to Va.; married Sarah Brown; five children predeceased him, four survived him.

MARY ANN BAYNES only daughter of Lawrence and Martha Rowe, born Wilson Co., Tenn., April 24 1820; married M. H. Baynes, Jan. 18, 1838; died Davidson Co., Tenn., Nov. 10, 1848.

MARTHA PARHAM, formerly of Sussex Co., Va., died Shelby Co., Tenn., in residence of her son-in-law, Ed Malloy, Oct. 30, 1848 aged about 45 years.

NANCY GILPIN daughter of David and Martha Williams, born Burke Co., N.C., 1775; married J. West, 1797; moved to Roane Co., Tenn., 1802 where her husband died; moved to Fentress Co., Tenn. and married E. Gilpin; he died and she moved to Audrain Co., MO with her youngest son; died Nov. 23, 1848.

MARY JANE WOODSON wife of John W. Woodson; died Christian Co., Ky., Dec. 30, 1848 in the 21st year of her age.


February 9, 1849

MARTHA N. BRYAN born N.C.; reared in Ky.; married in Russellville, Ky. and moved to Princeton Ky., thence to Smithland, Ky., where she died January 20, 1849.


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FRANCIS S. STRAIN daughter of Rev. John and A. M. Chappele; wife of Rev. Thomas A. Strain; born and reared in Charlotte co., Va.; died Dec. 21, 1848 in the 56th year of her age.

ELLEN RIVERS daughter of R. H. and M. B. C. Rivers died Jackson, La., Jan. 3, 1849 in the 8th year of her age.

JAMES M. HARRISON, Conway Co., Ark., son of Daniel and Elizabeth Harrison, native of Claiborne Co., Tenn.; died Jan. 1849 aged 27 years.

LEWIS KIMBALL died Marshall Co., Miss., Jan. 1, 1849 in the 65th year of his age; married when 39 years old; local Methodist preacher.

NANCY LUCUS died Eldorado, Ark., Nov. 5, 1848 aged about 51 years.

LUCY FRANCIS TAYLOR daughter of Major William Chambliss, formerly of Bourbon Co., Ky., wife of Rev. P. Taylor; died Carrollton, Ky., Jan. 1, 1849.

JOHN BLACKWELL BARTLETT son of G. M. and Elizabeth Bartlett; died Green Bottom, Shelby Co., Tenn., Dec. 19, 1848 aged 1 year and 15 days old.


February 16, 1849

WILLIAM J. W. SHAW youngest son of Rev. William Shaw, died on the steamboat, Talleyrand, near Hale's Point, Feb. 2, 1848 in the 20th year of his age.

JOHN PRICE, formerly of Nashville, Tenn., later of Galveston, Texas; died Vicksburg, Miss., a few weeks ago. Merchant.

AMANDA F. FITE wife of I. B. Fite; died Nashville, Tenn., January 30, 1849; native of Smith Co Tenn.; wife and mother (infant son) in the 30th year of her age.

WAITSTILL McCARSON, nee Johnston, born in South Carolina; moved with parents to N.C. where she married William McCarson, 1812; moved to Ala., then in 1834 to DeSoto Co., Miss. where she died Dec, 22, 1848 in the 55th year of her age.

Miss LUCY ROBINSON born Hardin Co., Ky., Dec. 2, 1820; died there Oct. 14, 1848.

ELIZA C. MOODY daughter of Daniel and L. C. Johnson; wife of Green Moody; born Oct. 8, 1829; died January 3, 1849.

SARAH A. FITZGERALD widow of Edward J. Fitzgerald; born Brunswick Co., N.C., Oct. 15, 1806; moved to Grenada, Miss.; died there, January 5, 1849.

MOSES HENDRICK born Amelia Co., Va., Jan. 25, 1765; Revolutionary War veteran; married Nelly Overly, Mar. 12, 1796; moved to Tenn., 1806 and to Logan Co., Ky., 1807 where he had a stroke October 1846; died Russellville, Ky., Jan. 22, 1849. [His widow, Nelly Overly Hendrick's pension application W2545, reveals that they married in Lunenburg Co., Va., Mar. 12, 1796.]


February 23, 1849

General ROBERT DESHA, former member of U.S. Congress; died Mobile, Ala., Feb. 8, 1848. From BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE AMERICAN CONGRESS, 1774-l974, Washington, 1974, page 852:

DESHA, Robert (brother of Joseph Desha), a Representative from Tennessee; born near Gallatin, Sumner County, Tenn., January 14, 1791; attended the public schools; engaged in the mercantile business at Gallatin; appointed on March 12, 1812, a captain in the Twenty-fourth Regiment, United States Infantry, in the War of 1812; also served as brevet major; honorably discharged on June 15, 1815; elected to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1831); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1830 for the Twenty-second Congress; moved to Mobile, Ala., and continued mercantile pursuits until his death there February 6, 1849: interment in Magnolia Cemetery.

BENNETT GREAVES native of Marion District, S.C., died Haywood County, Tennessee, recently, aged 64 years.


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AMANDA VIRGINIA STROUD, Harpeth, Davidson Co., Tenn., died of cholera, in Nashville, Feb. 2, 1849 aged 16 years.

GEORGE W. JACKSON born Nottoway Co., Va., April 10, 1815; moved to Tenn. in 1837; died near Planterfield, Tenn., Dec. 1848; survived by his mother and wife.

WILSON B. PRICE, native of Louisa Co., Va., moved to McNairy Co., Tenn., 1836; then to Memphis Tenn.; married Sarah Cary and moved back to McNairy Co. where he died Nov. 9, 1848 in the 27th year of his age.

SARAH TAPPAN wife of Captain Edward Tappan; youngest daughter of Benjamin and Mary Williamson; born N.C., Dec. 2, 1817; married July 4, 1834; died Jan. 11, 1849; one daughter, four sons.

General NICHOLAS BLACKWELL died Pontotoc Co., Miss., Jan. 6, 1849, aged 47 years; "professed religion" in Fayette Co., Tenn. several years ago.

HUGH THOMAS MARTIN son of Rev. George W. and Rebecca Martin, born June 18, 1846; drowned in a creek in Lauderdale Co., Tenn., January 31, 1849.

DODSON H. LOGSDEN born April 29, 1812; died January 10, 1849; husband and father (6 children)

LAVINIA W. RAMSEY daughter of John and Mary Doss; wife of B. B. Ramsey; died Marshall Co., Ala., January 12, 1849 aged 41 years, 5 months and 12 days old [June 1808].

ANN J. FINUCAN born Simpson Co., Ky., 1814; died Madison Co., Miss., January 1849.


March 2, 1849

JENNET LEFTWICH, member of Hampshire Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant Circuit, Tennessee Conference, died January 27, 1849.

SARAH E. AGEE daughter of Charles and Vashti Bohannon, wife of William A. Agee, died Georgetown, Maryland, Jan. 8, 1849 aged 19 years, 2 months and 10 days old [Oct. 28, 1829].

JOHN DAVIS, native of Amherst Co., Va.; married in Jefferson Co., Ky., Mar. 21, 1819; died Hickman Co., Ky., Dec. 13, 1848 in the 52nd year of his age.

MARY C. DANIEL daughter of David C. and Frances Wootton; born Mecklenburg Co., Va., 1818; moved with parents to Christian Co., Ky., 1830; married Richard W. Daniel, 1841 and moved to Montgomery Co., Tenn., 1846 where she died January 23, 1849.

WILLIAM CLAY son of Eleazar and Mary Clay; born and reared in MO; died Madison Co., MO, Dec. 20, 1848 in the 42nd year of his age.

MARY CUMMINGS daughter of Nimrod Morris; wife of Mason Cummings; born Jasper Co., Ga., June 18, 1796; married in 1818; died Itawamba Co., Miss., Sept. 18, 1848.

NANCY L. LEACH wife of John Leach died Overton Co., Tenn., January 30, 1849.

PATIENCE A. EVANS, nee Hose, wife of James Evans; born Feb. 4, 1822; died Jan. 19, 1849. [Caledonia, MO?]

MARY ANN DABNEY wife of Simpson H. Dabney, died Drew Co., Ark., Dec. 14, 1848 in the 28th year of her age.

REBECCA PRYOR wife of James Pryor, died Pike Co., Ill., Jan. 7, 1849; moved from Christian Co., Ky. to Stewart Co., Tenn., to Pike Co., Illinois.

MALINDA PACK daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Pack, Davidson Co., Tenn.; died Jan. l7, 1849.


March 9, 1849

ELIZA F. WRAY daughter of James Wray; died at the Nashville Female Academy, Feb. 27, 1849 in the 16th year of her age; the first student to die there since it was established in 1816.


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SARAH FOREMAN daughter of William and Margaret Erwin; born Lancaster Co., Pa., Jan. 18, 1768; moved with parents to Virginia, then to Tennessee and to Grand Gulf, Miss., 1773; married George Foreman, 1787 and moved to Opelousas, then to Jefferson Co., Miss., where she died December 28, 1848.

NANCY CHAMBERS daughter of Zacharias and Judeth Hunt; porn Lunenburg Co., Va., Jan. 13, 1777; married E. O. Chambers, Jan. 13, 1796 and moved to Person Co., N.C. and in 12 years moved to Giles Co., Tenn., then in 7 years moved to Lauderdale Co., Ala., then in 12 years to Tipton Co., Tenn. where she died Nov. 18, 1848.

JOHN M. PARKER born Henry Co., Ky., May 8, 1812; married Hannah Wrigley, Mar. 1836; moved to Lafayette "Cty" La., Oct. 1847; died Jan. 5, 1849.

JAMES F. ENGLAND died Nov. 15, 1848; born Jan. 19, 1823; husband and father (2 children).

REBECCA J. BYRD wife of W. B. Byrd; daughter of Alsa and Eleanor Matthews; died Nov. 20, 1848 in the 20th year of her age; left an infant child.

SARAH SHAPARD wife of Booker Shapard; daughter of Isaac and Mary Broyles; born Lincoln Co., Tenn., Jan. 20, 1805; married Dec. 31, 1833; died Pulaski, Tenn., Feb. 19, 1849.

DRURY CARTER, native of Hertford Co., N.C., died Fayette Co. Tenn., January 26, 1849 in the 52nd year of his age.

Rev. EDWARD JONES born Grayson Co., Va., June 11, 1796; married Nancy Wheeler, May 9, 1816; licensed to preach in Methodist Church, 1826; ordained deacon, 1830; ordained elder; 1837; local Methodist preacher; died Dec. 4, 1848. His son, PHILIP JONES, had died, aged 24 years. Missouri.

DICEY MEDLOCK born in North Carolina, Aug. 25, 1808; reared in Hawkins Co., Tenn.; married John Medlock; moved to Ky. in the spring of 1826; a few years later moved to Hopkins Co., Ky. where she died Feb. 2, 1849.

MARTHA McGee, nee Matthews, born Londonderry, Ireland, Mar. 1825; came to the U.S. and married in June 1845; died Jan. 23, 1849.


March 16, 1849

Colonel FRANCIS INGE died Dec. 24, 1848; born Granville Co., N.C., March 3, 1797; lived a few years in Alabama but moved to Aberdeen, Miss. where he died.

NOAH D. EUBANKS died Carroll Co., Miss., Jan. 20, 1849 in the 20th year of his age.

WALKER WATKINS son of Richard S. and Amelia A. H. Watkins died Feb. 17, 1849 aged 19 months.

JOHN SUMMERFIELD LANE born Athens, Ala., Mar. 7, 1833; died in New Orleans, Dec. 5, 1848; diabetes.

NATHANIEL SHAW died Lexington, Ky., Feb. 15, 1849 in the 45th year of his age.

JOHN ABBOTT, native of Ireland, died Lexington, Ky., February 28, 1849.


March 23, 1849

OPHELIA N. WILSON daughter of Elijah and Ann Wilson, died Jan. 19, 1849 in the 19th year of her age. Nashville, Tennessee.

IRENE MARGARET MASSINGALE daughter of Alfred and Eudocia Massingale; died Jan. 27, 1849 aged about 18 years.

WILLIAM D. ABERNATHY born Brunswick Co., Va., Mar. 29, 1800; died Giles Co., Tenn., Feb. 1, 1849.

Rev. ROLAND W. ALTON died Feb. 9, 1849 aged 42 years; a local, Methodist preacher.

Rev. ABNER FORMAM born in Virginia, Oct. 5, 1820; died Oct. 3, 1848; Methodist preacher, MO Conference.


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MARGARET JOB born in North Carolina, July 16, 1807; daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Cooper; married Solomon Job, Lincoln Co., Tenn., January 14, 1830; died Wayne Co., Tenn., January 28, 1849.

JOHN H. COLDWELL son of John H. and Agnes Coldwell; born Halifax Co., Va., June 6, 1817; married Martha W. Barksdale, May 16, 1838; died Christian Co., Ky., Dec. 27, 1848.

ROBERT NORRIS died Jefferson Co., Miss., Feb. 21, 1849 aged about 26 years; native of Rutherford Co., Tenn.

Mrs. MARY K. POWERS born in 1785; died Nov. 26, 1848. Miss PATSEY OLDHAM born in 1795; died Jan. 25, 1849. Sisters; daughter of Samuel Oldham. Both died in the residence of their brother-in-law, Charles Hanes, Louisville, Ky.

N. B. BREWER wife of Sterling Brewer, Sr. died February 23, 1849 aged 75 years.


March 30, 1849

THOMAS T. ATKINSON son of Q. C. and Sarah E. Atkinson; died Christian Co., Ky., March 23, 1849 aged 14 months and 22 days old [January 1, 1848].

DELILA B. DODD wife of Prof. James B. Dodd, Transylvania Un.; died Lexington, Ky., Feb. 25, 1849 aged 42 years; dau. of Bartleson and Elizabeth Fox; educated in Moravian school, Pennsylvania.

HARRIET WEBB daughter of Harmon Settle; married Elisha Webb, Dec. 15, 1840; died White Co., Tenn. recently in the 28th year of her age; 4 children.

MARTHA L. BURRUS, daughter of F. and E. Burrus, died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Mar. 5, 1849 in the l5th year of her age.

MALISSA R. OWEN wife of Thomas H. Owen, Jefferson Co., Ark.; died Feb. 22, 1849.

FLORELLA BIRDYNE daughter of Charles Blacknel, died Wilson Co., Tenn., Feb. 21, 1849 in the 14th year of her age.

SARAH A. PRICE daughter of Barsh and Elizabeth Roberson; wife of Thomas Price; born [Fayette] Co., Ala., Dec. 17, 1821; married Oct. 184l; died Yalobusha Co., Miss., Jan. 18, 1849, leaving an infant child.

JOSEPH B. NEWMAN son of Zadock and Sarah Newman, died Feb. 3, 1849 aged 10 years and 6 months old [August 3, 1838].

NEWTON FISK HARRELL son of Rev. John and Eliza Harrell, died Feb. 15, 1849 in the 7th year of his age. Arkansas.

AMANDA JANE STRICKLAND wife of E. R. Strickland, Miss. Conference; daughter of John and Mary Robinson; born Putnam Co., Ga.; married April 11, 1832; died Feb. 16, 1849.

CHEROKEE LAWSHE daughter of Benjamin Hawkins born at old Creek agency on Flint River, March 16, 1805; married L. Lawshe, August 10, 1819; Ft. Hawkins, Ga.; moved to Yalobusha Co., Miss., 1840; died Feb. 26, 1849.

MILDRED ANN VEATCH wife of Jas. M. Veach; died DeSoto Co., Miss., Jan. 17, 1849 aged 38 years.

HENRY MARION F. FISHER Son of F. and E. C. Fisher, born Williamson Co., Tenn., July 15, 1848; died there, March 11, 1849; croup.

SUSAN ANN SHUMATE daughter of James S. Quisenberry; wife of Rev. Walker D. Shumate; died St. Louis Co., MO, Dec. 9, 1849 in the 30th year of her age.


April 6, 1849

MOSES F. EARHEART died Sumner Co., Tenn., Feb. 24, 1849; local Methodist preacher; funeral held at Foutain Head Meetinghouse, February 25.

LUCY ANN BREEDLOVE daughter of William M. and Martha A. Breedlove; died Warren Co., Ky., March 3, 1849 aged 23 years.


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Dr. EDWARD TRABUE died Feb. 23, 1849 while studying medicine at the University of Pa his remains were sent to Nashville, Tenn., reached there March 18 and were carried to the family farm, Oakland, three miles from the city, where the funeral and burial were held.

JOSHUA TARKINGTON born Washington Co., N.C., Feb. 6, 1800; married Eliza Warrington, Nov. 28, 1825; moved to Tennessee in 1834 and to New Madrid Co., MO, 1837, where he died Feb. 10, 1849; four children.

SIMEON EDWARDS born N.C. about 1785; moved with parents to Sumner Co., Tenn. about 1808; married Elizabeth Hail (died 1832) and moved to Lawrence Co., Tenn. in 1815 where he lived until 1843 when he went to live with a son, H. C. Edwards, in Oktibbeha Co., Miss., where he died Dec. 17, 1848.

CATHARINE W. LINDSAY died Jefferson co., Ala., Dec. 5, 1848; born Alexandria, D. C., 1786; married William Lindsay (died 1823), 1804; seven children; moved to Arkansas in 1827.

Miss MALINDA SMITH died January 6, 1849, Savannah Circuit, Tennessee Conference.

JOHN J. ROSS, Morehouse Parish, La., died Feb. 4, 1849; cholera. MALIKI KEENAN died in the same place; February 5, 1849; cholera.


April 13, 1849

SUSANNAH SMITH, youngest child of Rev. James MacSennan, Mississippi Conference; died Jackson, Miss., Feb. 10, 1849 aged 2 years and 20 days old [January 20, 1847].

THOMAS GLEAVES died Davidson Co., Tenn., Mar. 26, 1849 aged 78 years and 8 days old [March 8, 1771]; native of Wythe Co., Va.; moved to Dickson Co., Tenn. in 1795.

NANCY DAVIS wife of Captain Jesse Davis, Revolutionary War veteran, both being natives of Prince William Co., Va.; married Feb. 8, 1780; moved to Nelson Co., Ky., 1784; died there, Feb. 10, 1849 in the 91st year of her age.

SUSAN WOODS daughter of Arris and Susan Gibbs; born Lincoln Co., N.C., Dec. 12, 1827; moved with parents to Wayne Co., MO, 1844; married Rev. J. O. Woods, Nov. 6, 1846; died Feb. 1, 1849, leaving an infant child.

MARY W. HALEY wife of Captain C. P. Haley, recently from Tennessee; died Ark. Co., Ark., of pneumonia, Jan. 22, 1849. Born Greenville Co., Va., 1805; wife and mother (3 children).

BENJAMIN W. HALTOM born Montgomery Co., N.C., October 1825; moved to Madison Co., Tenn., Nov. 1844; joined Methodist Church, 1848; died Jan. 8, 1849.

ARABELLA L. S. DALLAM daughter of Jeremiah and Mary Mitchell; born Humphreys Co., Tenn., Nov. 10, 1814; married Dr. F. K. Dallam, May 18, 1829; moved to. Kentucky; died Mayfield, Ky., Dec. 25, 1848.

ANDREW JOSEPH GREEN son of L. B. SETTLE born Dec. 1844; died recently.

ANN MARIAH LEE daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Smith; wife of Rev. B. Lee; died Independence Co., Ark., Jan. 5, 1849.

JOHN SHARP, native of Bedford Co., Tenn., died there, Jan. 6, 1849 in the 48th year of his age.

NANCY TATUM died in middle Tennessee, recently, aged nearly 68 years.

MARTHA F. KELLY wife of A. M. W. Kelly; born Jan. 29, 1825; moved to Tennessee; died Williamson Co., Tenn., March 7, 1849. Cumberland Presbyterian.

JANETT WILLIAMS wife of Samuel C. Williams; died Shelby Co., Tenn., Feb. 2, 1849; wife and mother (3 children).

JOHN WESLEY SAWRIE son of Rev. W. D. F. and Idella K. Sawrie, died in Huntsville, Ala., Feb. 20, 1849 aged 4 years and 5 months old [September 20, 1844].


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April 20, 1849

Rev. WILLIAM KNOWLES born Boulton, Lancashire, England, June 1803; began his Methodist ministry in 1820; married in Isle of Man to Hannah M. Shotford, Feb. 3, 1826; came to America, 1820; in New York, one year and moved the next year to Cincinnati, Ohio; after three years moved to Louisville, Ky.; moved to Indiana and served in that state's conference, 1837; died Russellville, Ky., Feb. 12, 1849.

Rev. JAMES WHITSETT died near Nashville, Tenn., April 12, 1849; Baptist preacher.

Rev. WILLIAM TOSTRICK born Ringen, Prussia, 1814; came to New Orleans, La., 1841 where he died March 25, 1849; joined the German Methodist Church, New Orleans, Mar. 28, 1843; began his itinerant ministry in January 1848; first wife died in 1847; he was only briefly married to his second wife.

SAMUEL LENTZ born in North Carolina, Feb. 10, 1793; veteran of the War of 1812; died Limestone Co., Ala., March 19, 1849.

ELIZA ANN HARRIS daughter of Adam and Elizabeth Barnhart; wife of Anderson B. Harris; died Dunklin Co., MO, Jan. 20, 1849 in the 39th year of her age.

Rev. ALEXANDER BEST immigrated to the U.S. from Ireland; Methodist preacher in the Illinois and Missouri conferences; died Quincey, Illinois, March 4, 1849 aged 29 years.

JESSE McELVY died Shelby Co., Texas, Mar. 7, 1849; middle-aged man.

ELIZABETH ADAMS wife of Jeremiah Adams; born Bedford Co., Va., Oct. 24, 1776; died near Purdy, Tenn., March 31, 1849.

MARTHA CHAPPELL born Dec. 17, 1832; died a few weeks ago in Ballard Co., Kentucky.

SAMUEL SHARP born Patrick Co., Va., Jan. 31, 1805; married Frances T. Lyons, Mar. 20, 1828; died Van Buren Co., MO, Jan. 26, 1849.

WILLIAM SMITHERMAN died Rutherford Co., Tenn., March 6, 1849 aged 33 years and 22 days old [February 14, 1816].


April 27, 1849

JAMES DICK died in New Orleans, La., Mar. 19, 1849 aged 68 years; native of Ireland, he came to America when aged 22 years old; lived in Richmond, Va. before moving to New Orleans in 1819; successful merchant.

ELIZABETH PATTON died Coffee Co., Tenn., Feb. 5, 1849 in the 21st year of her age.

RICHARD W. ELLIOTT son of Major David Elliott, Montgomery Co., Tenn.; born Jan. 27, 1825; died March 18, 1849.

SARAH HOLT, formerly of McMinn Co., Tenn., widow of the Rev. Irby Holt; died Bates Co., MO, March 1, 1849 aged about 65 years.

THOMAS WEST born Delaware, Jan, 28, 1760; married Nov. 3, 1791; died July 12, 1848; his wife, TABITHA WEST, born in Maryland, Aug. 12, 1769; died Mar. 2, 1849; moved to Smith Co., Tenn., 1807.

MARGARET McLEOD wife of Rev. Charles McLeod, born Buncombe Co., N, C., Jan. 26, 1815; died April 5, 1849, Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama.

OPHELIA C. WILLIS died March 17, 1848 in the 18th year of her age.

WILLIAM WRIGHT, SR. born "we believe" Bourbon Co., Ky.; moved to Russellville, Ky. 37 years ago; saddler but turned to mercantile business in 1832; died April 2, 1849.

ELIJAH and MARTHA AMONETTE, husband and wife, both born in east Tenn., 1803; both moved with parents to Madison Co., Ala.; after marriage moved to Shelby Co., Tenn. and lived there 15 years; during a move to Union Parish, La., he died of cholera, Jan. 9, 1849 and she of same, Jan. 13, 1849, Several children.


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May 4, 1849

J. BEASLY, cholera victim, died in Nashville, Tenn.; buried April 14, 1849 in the old city cemetery.

Dr. CYRUS COLBY, Davidson Co., Tenn., died while on a trip, at Key West, Florida, April 13, 1849 aged about 26 years; his wife was a Miss Pennington. Cumberland Presbyterian.

Rev. JOHN GLENN born March 6, 1780; died March 4, 1849; licensed to preach in the Methodist Church, 1806; local Methodist preacher; resident of Oxford, N.C., he moved to Trenton, Tenn.; died in the residence of a relative, J. B. Sommerville [Joseph Brehon Somervell], Haywood Co., Tenn.; husband and father (2 daus., 3 sons, including Philip B. Glenn).

DANIEL ROGERS born Granville Co., N.C., Aug. 15, 1755; Revolutionary War veteran; moved to Chester Co., S.C. but moved onto Christian Co., Ky. in 1809; to Henry Co., Tenn. in 1822; to Ripley, Miss. in 1846 where he died in the residence of his son, Wiley Rogers, March 1, 1849.

BULIA M. WELLER wife of Rev. Christian G. Weller; born in Virginia, 1809; moved with father, Jacob Heathrington, to Christian Co., Ky.; married August 24, 1824; died Russellville, Ky., April 17, 1849.

Miss ANN KALFUS born Bullitt Co., Ky., Oct. 17, 1827; died Oldham Co., Ky., Jan. 20, 1849.

MALINDA MAY wife of William May, born Spartanburg District, S.C., Nov. 23, 1814; died Feb. 26, 1849; seven children.

JOHN S. JONES born Abbeville Dist., S.C., Nov. 20, 1786; moved to Mississippi in 1834; died Marshall Co., Miss., Mar. 25, 1849; six children.

JESSE J. ROBERTS born Lawrence Co., Ala., April 11, 1827; died Pontotoc Co., Miss., Mar. 24, 1849.

MARGARET S. MATTHEWS daughter of James and Cassandar Matthews, born Dec. 15, 1826; died Dec. 16, 1848.

WILLIAM and MARY MAYNE, husband and wife, natives of England, residents of Kentucky; he died Jan. 12, 1849; she died January 5, 1849.

PHEBE BAXTER wife of James Baxter, formerly of Marshall Co., Tenn., died Madison Co., Tenn., April 5, 1849 in the 47th year of her age.

NEWTON CURD, resident of Murray, Ky., died April 2, 1849 in the 24th year of his age.

THOMAS JEFFERSON PERRY youngest son of Rev. F. S. and Rhoda Perry, died Giles Co., Tenn., April 10, 1849 aged 14 years and 8 months old [April 2, 1835].

BENJAMIN VANVICTOR, native of Virginia, who moved to Kentucky; joined Methodist Church in Washington. Co., Ky., 1790; served in expedition against the Indians, 1793; moved to Hardin Co., Ky.; died January 30, 1849.

ELIZABETH E. PATTON died Coffee Co., Tenn., Feb. 5, 1849 in the 21st year of her age.

EDWIN GILES born Sumner Co., Tenn., 1797; married in 1822 and moved to MO, 1839; died Jan. 5, 1849.

Rev. BERRY PAIR died Barry Co., MO, recently. Cumberland Presbyterian.


May 11, 1849

MIRY M. PENN wife of Joseph F. Penn died Gibson Co., Tenn., April 18, 1849 aged 29 years.

WILLIAM FARE, native of North Carolina, moved to Holmes Co., Miss.; died April or May 7, 1849.

ANDERSON TUCKER, Williamson Co., Tenn., died April 1, 1849 aged 77 years.

ELIZABETH OLGIVIE wife of Smith Ogilvie, Johnson Co., Ark., died Mar. 18, 1849 in the 27th year of her age.


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J. A. LANE born Washington Co., VA., Sept. 20, 1788; moved with parents to Bourbon Co., Ky., then to White Co., Tenn.; married Mary C. Lowry, 1810; served as clerk of White County Court, 1811-1836; principal clerk, Tennessee legislature, 1841-1842; died April 16, 1849; buried in Sparta, Tennessee.

JANE GEORGE born Lincoln Co., Tenn., Oct. 11, 1820; married James N. George, Dec. 29, 1842; died January 14, 1849.

WILLIAM B. JOHNSON born Chester Dist., S.C., Mar. 12, 1817; moved to Talbot Co., Ga.; married Asseneth R. Mihan, Dec. 22, 1837; died Tippah Co., Miss., Mar. 6, 1849.

Rev. A. H. GRAHAM died Jackson Co., Ark., Mar. 3, 1849 in the 34th year of his age.

CENIA PARKS wife of Rev. James M. Parks died March 17, 1849.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. ROBERT R. GILL who died Mar. 22, 1849; by the Quarterly Conference, Alexandria, La., dated March 31, 1849.


May 18, 1849

Captain THOMAS BRADLEY died Williamson Co., Tenn., May 13, 1849 in the 84th year of his age.

CLARESSA PINTARD born Jefferson Co., Miss., 1801; died April 8, 1849.

ANGELINA SARGEANT daughter of Captain William L. and Elizabeth Sergeant, born in Virginia, Aug. 27, 1831; died February 23, 1849.

NANCY E. ADAMS daughter of Joseph and Eveline W. Adams, Bedford Co., Tenn., born Feb. 27, 1832; died March 15, 1849. Her sister, MARY JANE ADAMS, died March 28, 1849 aged 15 years, 3 months and 20 days old [March 8, 1834].

Rev. HENRY JENNINGS HUNDLEY died April 22, 1849 in the 60th year of his age, Enterprise, Clark Co., Miss., of asthma; reared in Montgomery Co., Tenn.

MATILDA LEACHMAN, native of Nelson Co., Ky., died Daviess Co., Ky., April 24, 1849 in the 44th year of her age; wife of George Leachman.

ADALAIDE BROWN wife of Colonel John Brown, died Saline Co., MO, Mar. 12, 1849 in the 52nd year of her age; joined Methodist Church in Bath Co., Va.; moved to Saline County 11 yrs. ago.

Judge PLEASANT M. MILLER died Gibson Co., Tenn., April 26, 1849 aged 76 years.


May 25, 1849

LOUISA VIRGINIA RUCKS wife of Hon. James Rucks, formerly of Nashville, Tenn., died Lake Washington, Miss. [date not provided].

MARY PRESTON daughter of David Craighead, wife of Thomas Preston, died [date not provided].

VIRGINIA GAZELL died May 3, 1849 aged 1 year, 9 months and 8 days old [July 25, 1847].

LYDIA M. PORTER daughter of Dr. Richard Gillespie; wife of William L. Porter; her father died in Cairo, Sumner Co., Tenn. when she was a child; married near Jackson, Tenn., 1833; moved with husband and family near to Huntsville, Texas, 1839; he sold out there and moved to Bolivar Co., Texas recently where she died ostensibly in April 1849.

SARAH J. E. STEWART wife of Colonel O. J. E. Stewart, Meadville, Miss., died April 20, 1849 aged about 33 years.

SARAH JACKSON daughter of Samuel Wells, born Madison Co., Ky., Jan. 9, 1802; moved with parents to Williamson Co., Tenn., 1806; married James Jackson, 1824; moved to Marshall Co., Miss., 1836 where she died April 12, 1849.

MARTHA McHENRY daughter of Charles and Susan Brown; wife of Dr. R. W. McHenry; born S.C., May 7, 1808; moved with parents to Shelby Co., Ala., 1819; married Dec. 22, 1825 and moved to Arkansas in 1843; died in that state, Mar. 11, 1849 [probably in Eldorado Circuit].

JOHN HAWKINS born Amherst Co., Va., Sept. 6, 1773; died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 15, 1849.


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Rev. ROBERT R. GILL born Maury Co., Tenn., May 2, 1815; moved to Mississippi; became an itinerant Methodist preacher at the age of 23 years; labored in the Miss. and La. conferences. Died Rapides Parish, La., March 22, 1849.

Tribute of Respect for Rev. NATHAN KIMBELL who died March 31, 1849; by his masonic lodge He was born in Warren Co., N.C., May 8, 1786; began his Methodist ministry in 1808; married Sarah Peyton, Feb. 23, 1812, Cumberland Co., N.C.; from the time of his marriage he was a local Methodist preacher; died in Alabama.

MARTINERY ANN BAIRD died St. Francis Co., Mo, Mar. 16, 1849 in the 24th year of her age.

JAMES YOUNG died Mar. 20, 1849 in the 60th year of his age. Arkansas.

SARAH ANN WILLIAMSON youngest daughter of R. W. and Louisa A. Altom died March 1, 1849 aged 7 months old. [Beuna Vista, Tenn.?]


June 1, 1849

PITT WOODWARD died Polk Co., MO, April 14, 1849 in the 81st year of his age; native of North Carolina; moved with parents to a place a few miles north of Nashville, Tenn.; married Elizabeth Smith; moved to Polk County about 12 years ago; he was a class leader Methodist Church for many years.

Rev. DONNALDSON POTTER born in Ireland, June 24, 1767; came to U.S., 1786; died May 5, 1849; itinerant Methodist preacher for years.

Tribute of Respect for BOLIVAR E. PHARES, dec.; by Dialectal Society, LaGrange College, Ala., dated May 19, 1849; he had once been a member of this society, a college student.

MARY A. M. RAMSEY oldest daughter of R. W. and Eliza S. Ramsey, born Wilson Co., Tenn., May 9, 1829; died Collierville, Tenn., Feb. 25, 1849.

Dr. C. S. CLORY, formerly of Kentucky, died Montgomery's Point, Ky., a few days ago of cholera.

ALBERT SLATER SHAW son of Rev. W. M. and Mahala Shaw, died May 10, 1849 aged 4 years, 7 months and 5 days old [October 5, 1844].

JAMES RICHMOND RANDLE son of Rev. Thomas W. and E. J. Randle died recently aged 8 months.


June 8, 1849

ELIZA M. MOORE wife of E. A. Moore, died Nashville, Tenn., May 31, 1849 aged 23 years.

SARAH J. E. STUART daughter of Mrs. Ann Hardeman; wife of O. J. E. Stuart; born July 16, 1816 married Oct. 3, 1837; died April 25, 1849. Sisters, Ann and Caroline. Mississippi.

JOHN W. and FRANCES JANE ROGERS (daughter of Thomas A. Strain), husband and wife; he was born Madison Co., Ala., Sept. 18, 1823 and died Decatur, Ala., April 12, 1849. She was born in Lawrence Co., Ala., Nov. 25, 1826; died April 12, 1849; surviving was an infant, seven months old.

SIMEON BOHANNON born Warren Co., Miss.; died Rodney, Miss., April 29, 1849 aged 42 years.

Rev. JOHN MILLER, N.C. Conference, died April 20, 1849.


June 15, 1849

ARABELLA WERT ATKINSON daughter of Q. C. and Sarah E. Atkinson, died Christian Co., Ky., June 7, 1849 aged 2 months and 10 days old [March 27, 1849].

CAROLINE M. BROWN wife of William Brown; born Northampton Co., N.C.; married May 23, 1846 and moved to Giles Co., Tenn. where she died May 26, 1849.

FRANCES McFARLAND second daughter of W. Gilliam; born in Ireland; came to the U.S., 1835; married John McFarland, Wilson Co., Tenn., 1846; moved to Nashville, 1847; died June 1, 1849


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JORDAN M. REESE, formerly of middle Tennessee, died North Mt. Pleasant, Miss., May 14, 1849 aged about 32 years; freemason.

HESTER FLOYD widow of David Floyd; died Feb. 18, 1849 in the 71st year of her age.

MARY WEDDLE wife of William Weddle died May 3, 1849; bilious fever; Ripley, Tennessee; daughter of Southerland and Margaret Mayfield; born Amherst Co., Va., Jan. 19, 1782; at about age 6 years moved with parents to Davidson Co., Tenn.; married John Champ (died June 1810) about 1798; moved to Bourbon Co., Ky.; married William Weddle, Jan. 5, 1819.

MARY B. BRADLEY wife of Edmund S. Bradley, died May 11, 1849 aged 32 years.

JAMES LOVE born Rising Sun, Indiana, Mar. 4, 1819; moved to Bolivar Co., Miss., April 1847; died April 22, 1849.

JANE BRENAN daughter of John and Sarah McFerran; wife of Thomas W. Brenan; born Kaskaka, Ill., Oct. 17, 1817; joined Methodist Church, Newton Co., Texas, Feb. 1848; died April 7, 1849; five children.

LAVINIA M. ROBINSON daughter of James and Jane Love; wife of Charles P. Robinson. Born in N.C., Aug. 13, 1802; joined Methodist Church, 1822; died ostensibly in May 1849.


June 22, 1849

JAMES K. POLK, former president of the United States died on the evening of June 15, 1849 in Nashville, Tenn. of chronic diarrhea; born Mecklenburg Co., N.C., Nov. 2, 1795; son of Samuel and Jane Polk; graduate, University of North Carolina, 1818; a lawyer; served in the halls of state and federal governments; governor of Tennessee and president of the United States, 1844-1849.

There were 123 interments in Nashville's city cemetery last week, 117 of persons who died from cholera.

General EDMUND PENDLETON GAINES, senior U.S. military officer, died June 6, 1849, New Orleans, La. Born in Virginia, March 20, 1777.

HENRY NEBLETT, native of Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Davidson Co., Tenn. [date not provided]. His brother, JOHN NEBLETT, died three days previously. [His life and marriage to Mariah Bosley, 1822, are mentioned in SOME NEBLETTS IN AMERICA, by Dorothy N. Perkins, 1994, pages 373-377.]

WESLEY ANDREW JACKSON WORMACK son of Nathan Wormack; died April 8, 1849, aged 11 years and 6 months old, lacking five days. [October 13, 1837].

WALTER WESLEY WHITTEN only son of Rev. Joel and Elizabeth C. Whitten, died April 20, 1849.

ABIGAIL FULLER SPEER daughter of John and Rachael Wilmarth; wife of Rev. Samuel W. Speer, DD; born Seakonk, Mass., Feb. 18, 1809; alumna, Wilbraham Academy; established a girls' school in Baton Rouge, La., 1835; married July 6, 1837; continued to teach; died Natchez, Miss., April 28, 1849.

SUSAN PRINCE born Feb. 8, 1802; joined Methodist Church, 1832; daughter of James and Elizabeth Mitchell; married Elisha Prince, May 14, 1834; two daughters, three sons; died Keysburg, Ky., April 14, 1849.

MARINDA SIMMONS born in Kentucky, Dec. 10, 1807; moved to MO, March 1839; died April 30, 1849.

"Sister" HOWELL wife of Colonel Laban C. Howell; daughter of Samuel and Mary Wilson; born in Tennessee, Oct. 20, 1800; died Pope Co., Ark., April 30, 1849; typhoid fever; eight children

ELIZABETH HARRISON, Hardin Co., Tenn., daughter of Rev. James and Mary Harrison; born April 20, 1834; died May 28, 1849.


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Tribute of Respect for ELIAS H. RHODES who died June 6, 1849; by Sons of Temperance Farmington Division, dated June 7, 1849.


June 29, 1849

HENRY C. REYNOLDS, member of McKendree Methodist Church, Nashville, Tenn., died of cholera as did his wife, SARAH. ELIZABETH, widow of Willis N. HAWKlNS, also died from cholera in Nashville [dates not provided].

PLEASANT WATT WEAVER born Campbell Co., Va., Oct. 31, 1811; moved at age 5 years with parents to Madison Co., Alabama; his father died when he was ten years old; married Lucinda J. Weaver, Dec. 16, 1834; moved from Ala. to Fayette Co., Tenn., 1841 where he died April 20, 1849.

FRANCES W. FORTUNE born in Virginia, Mar. 1, 1785; died in residence of John H. Ballew, Henderson Co., Tenn., March 12, 1849.

MOURTON E. COLLIER born Washington Co., Ala., April 12, 1827; died Harrison Co., Texas, April 17, 1849; moved with parents to Sumpter Co., Ala.; to Texas, Dec. 1846 and the father died in October 1848, leaving a widow, a daughter and three sons.

WILLIAM HORACE HAUGHTON son of W. P. and Harriet N. Haughton, Bossier Parish, La., died April 24, 1849 aged 4 years, 7 months and 14 days old [September 10, 1844].

MARTHA ANN SEAY born Feb. 8, 1832; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., May 15, 1849.

ELIZABETH C. KING born Essex Co., Va., May 27, 1796; moved to Tennessee; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., March 24, 1849.

Tribute of Respect for L. C. PIERCE; by the Olivet Division #180, Sons of Temperance; undated; he had been an officer in this group. LAWRENCE C. PIERCE, native of Halifax Co., N.C.; moved to Weakley Co., Tenn., 1846 where he died April 15, 1849.

EVELINA MARIA MOORE daughter of Edward Morecock; born Halifax Co., N.C., May 1818; married May 1842; moved to Shelby Co., Tenn., 1843; to Green Plains, Ark., January 1847 where she died May 24, 1849; had a daughter, four years old.

SELETA C. EPPES daughter of Josiah and Nancy Bonner; born May 5, 1823; died May 7, 1849. Carroll Parish, La., widow of John W. Eppes.

MARY W. McCRORY wife of Thomas McCrory, Williamson Co., Tenn., died May 28, 1849 in the 54th year of her age. Her son, WILLIAM McCRORY, died June 6, 1849 in the 20th year of his age. Her son, JAMES McCRORY, died June 7, 1849 in the 18th year of his age. All from cholera.

ELIZA F. WELLER wife of F. Weller, died Miss. Co., Ark., April 28, 1849 in the 43rd year of her age.

THOMAS KNOWLES died recently from cholera, ostensibly in Mississippi Co., Arkansas.


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