Obituary of James "Tobb" Conn – abt January 7 1985
Source: Unknown newspaper. (Probably in Franklin County, TN where my grandmother lived). See Transcriber Notes at end of document.
James "Tobb" Conn, 87, of Winchester died Jan. 7 at Methodist Hospital of Middle Tennessee following an extended illness.
A Franklin County native, he was born July 2, 1897 to the late Doc and Mollie Bolden Conn. He was a retired nurseryman and a member of the Methodist Church.
Services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 8, at Moore-Cortner Chapel in Winchester. John Partin, Jr., officiated. Burial was at Mt. Garner Cemetery.
He is survived by two sons, Haskell Conn and Wayne Conn, both of Winchester; three daughters, Edna Holliday and Katherine Tidwell, both of Winchester, and Christine Sido of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, E.M. Conn of Chicago, Ill.; 33 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.
[Transcriber Notes: Obituary found amongst my grandmother’s documents that I inherited from my father. My grandmother was Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack.
Born: 2 July 1897
Died: abt 7 Jan 1985, Age 87
Buried: Mt. Garner Cemetery
Parents of James "Tobb" Conn: Doc & Mollie (Bolden) Conn.
Transcriber’s Recap of Survivors:
Haskell Conn of Winchester
Wayne Conn of Winchester
Edna Holliday of Winchester
Katherine Tidwell of Winchester
Christine Sido of Chicago, IL
E.M. Conn of Chicago
Relationship to my family:
James "Tobb" Conn’s maternal grandfather, Milton Eastman Bolden/Bouldin/Boling/Bowling, was my great-great grandfather who married Sarah A. Knight in 1865. Other aka’s of my great-great grandfather Milton were: "Grandpa East," "Madison Eastman Bolden," "Eastman Madison Bolden,"
If you have a known connection to descendants of this family from the Grundy County, TN area please contact me.
Transcribed by Josephine Bolden-Pani on 8 June 2001. I may be contacted at
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