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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
October, 1914

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #27, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 56
Transcribed by Jan Barnes

©2006

*Death certificates were typed in the order they appear on the film.


Name:  Cecil Thomas Austin
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:    
Date of Birth:  Sept. 25, 1914
Age: 12 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Lee Austin
Birthplace of Father:  Logan Co.
(Ky)
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ann May Lusk 
Birthplace of Mother:  Nashville, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Oct 7, 1914
Cause of Death:  Injury at birth, hemorrhage to the ventrical
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush
Date of Burial:  Oct. 7, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland  
Informant:  Lee Austin, Portland
(There were two certificates for this child. The above was filmed with the September certificates.  The second one, filmed with the October certificates, was listed as Cecial Thomas Auston.  Information was the same except for burial date and mother's maiden name. (Oct. 8, 1914 as burial and Annie May Lust.)  


Name:  William H. Warren
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Male
Race:  mixed
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Not known
Age:  70 odd
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Millersville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Charletta Warren
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  Oct 1, 1914
Cause of Death:  No physician's statement
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Buck Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct 2, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Jas. Cole, Goodlettsville
Informant:  William Warren, Nashville, Tenn. 


Name:  Lizzie May Roberts
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 1, 1897
Age:  17 years, 7 months, 20 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Will Kircom
(Kirkham)
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mat Anderson
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co.
Date of Death:  Oct. 20, 1914
Cause of Death:  Post Partal Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sulphura Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct 22, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  E.? S. Kirkham, Fountain Head 


Name:  Clarence Morrow Suttle
Place of Death:  District 14, Fountain Head
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Oct 13, 1914
Age:  7 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Clarence Suttle
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Vercie White
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Oct 20, 1914
Cause of Death:  Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct 21, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  J. M. Suttle, Fountain Head
Informant:  J. M. Suttle, Fountain Head 


Name:  Maud Die
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Unknown
Age:  about 20 years
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Bill Goodnight
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Goodnight
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  no date given; dr. last saw the patient alive on Oct. 21.
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of Lungs
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Field Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct 22, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Al Die, Portland


Name:  Carlie Edward Bunton
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  Blk
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Unknown
Age:  about 45 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Nelson Bunton
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mandy Rogan
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Oct 14, 1914
Cause of Death:  infection of bowels
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bunton Cemetery
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Mary Bunton, Portland 


Name: Houston Odom
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  1897
Age:  17 years
Occupation:  Farm Laborer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Walter Odom
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Dolly Jamerson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 21, 1914
Cause of Death:  Phthesis Pulmonalis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Kansas
Date of Burial:  Oct 22, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crowder & Harris, Gallatin
Informant:  Jeff Lewis, Gallatin 


Name:  James Mill
Place of Death:  District 1, Castalian Springs
Sex:  Male
Race:  Col
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  
Age:  32 years
Occupation:  Labor
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Stin Mill
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pattie Sweat
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Oct 17, 1914
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crowder
Informant:  Dud Mills, Castalian Springs 


Name:  Edna Harper
Place of Death:  District 1, Castalian Springs
Sex:
Race:
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  1911
Age:  3 years
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Trousdale
Name of Father:  Ora Harper
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale
Maiden Name of Mother:  Kenedy
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co.
Date of Death:  
Cause of Death:  Croup
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  L. S. Corim, Castalian Springs
Informant:  L. (T?) S. Corim, Castalian Springs   


Name:  Ruffin Baker
Place of Death:  District 3, Peach Valley
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  no data, 1836
Age:  78 years
Occupation:  Carpenter
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John Baker
Birthplace of Father:  Missouri
Maiden Name of Mother:  Betsy Bivins
Birthplace of Mother:  Verginnia
Date of Death:  Oct 26, 1914
Cause of Death:  Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
Length of Residence:  40 years
Place of Burial:  Peach Valley
Date of Burial:  Oct 28, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  Golena Furgeston, Peach Valley, Tenn. 


Name:  Lelie Baker
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Gray Street
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Jan, 1879
Age:  25 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Gallatin
Name of Father:  Andrew Lankford
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Wright
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Oct. 24, 1914
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of the Lungs
Length of Residence:  25 years
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Oct. 26, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder
Informant:  Mary Lankford, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Pauline Love
Place of Death:  Gallatin,  Enloe St.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  May 3, 1882
Age:  32 years, 5 months, 18 days
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  James Love
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Victory Baker
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Oct 20, 1914
Cause of Death:  Acute Delirious Mania, mental worry
Length of Residence:  32 years
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Oct. 21, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  Victory Baker, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Tilford Hessen
Place of Death:  District 3, Coles Ferry Pike
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Oct 9, 1913
Age:  1 year, 4 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  James Hessen
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mills
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Oct 13, 1914
Cause of Death:  Septic Gastro-Enlentis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Coles Ferry Road
Date of Burial:  Oct 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  W. T. Hessen, Gallatin 


Name:  Sylas Allgood
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  married
Date of Birth:  Sep 29, 1852
Age:  62 years, 12 days
Occupation:  laborer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Sylas Common
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  Oct 11, 1914
Cause of Death:  Organic Disease of Heart
Length of Residence:  62 years
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Oct 12, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Mary Allgood, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Henry Bentley
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  October 8, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner County
Name of Father:  Henry Mal Bentley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner County
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minnie Sweat
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner County
Date of Death:  October 8, 1914
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sumner Co.
Date of Burial:  Oct 9, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None (Family)
Informant:  Dr. Kraft, Gallatin 


Name:  Paul Bentley
Place of Death: District 3, Castalian Springs
Sex: Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 26, 1914
Age: 3 mos. 10 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Castalian Springs
Name of Father:  Paul Bentley
Birthplace of Father:  Belotes Bend
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mattie Carmon
Birthplace of Mother:  Castalian Springs
Date of Death:  October 6, 1914
Cause of Death:  Symptoms of croup; prob. Lerzeyen? diphtheria
Length of Residence: 3 mos, 10 days
Place of Burial:  Belotes Bend
Date of Burial:  Oct. 7, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant: Paul Bentley, Castalian Springs


Name: Foster Crutch Gillespie
Place of Death: District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Jan. 13, 1842
Age: 72 years, 9 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  R. K. Gillespie
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother: Cage
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Oct. 6, 1914
Cause of Death: Chronic Brights Disease
Length of Residence: 30 years; in state 72 years, 9 mos.
Place of Burial: Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial: Oct. 7, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. E. Wallace, Gallatin 


Name:  Joseph Wallace Harrell
Place of Death: District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 9, 1851
Age: 63 years, 4 months, 24 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace: Sumner County, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joseph Wallace Harrell
Birthplace of Father: Sumner County, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Senter
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Oct. 3, 1914
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial: Bethpage Cemetery
Date of Burial: Oct. 4, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: J. W. ____?, Gallatin, Tn.


Name: William Thomas Day
Place of Death: District 11
Sex: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  8-6-1839
Age: 75 years, 2 months, 14 days
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father: Solomon Day
Birthplace of Father: Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Gillespie
Birthplace of Mother: Tenn.
Date of Death: 10-30-1914
Cause of Death: Cancer of Bowels
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Willow Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial: Oct. 31, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Henry Bros. & Harris, Hartsville, Tenn.
Informant:  Chas. Day, Bethpage 


Name:  Lee Andrew Thurman
Place of Death: District 11, Chipman
Sex: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  Not known, 1865
Age: 49 years
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Douglas Thurman
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother: Unknown
Birthplace of Mother: Unknown
Date of Death:  Oct. 31, 1914
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence: 7 mos.; Former resident of Union City, Tenn.
Place of Burial:  Thurmon Burial Ground
Date of Burial: Nov. 1, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Henry Bros. & Harris, Hartsville, Tenn.
Informant:  Wm. Bumley, Bethpage 


Name:  Mrs. Lizzie Gaines
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  Sept. 14, 1873
Age: 41 years, 27 days
Occupation: Housekeeper
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father: Dallas Gregory
Birthplace of Father: Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Hughes
Birthplace of Mother: Tennessee
Date of Death:  Oct. 31, 1914
Cause of Death: Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Harper Cemetery
Date of Burial: Nov 1, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Henry Bros. & Harris, Hartsville
Informant: James Stores?, Bethpage, Tenn.


Name: John Francis Perry
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  Don't know mo. & day, 1852
Age: about 62
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Perry
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Katie Tuttle
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Oct. 10, 1914
Cause of Death:  Case of suicide by gun; shot wound in head. This was the verdict of coroners inquest.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Perry Burial Ground
Date of Burial:  Oct. 11, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland, Tenn. 


Name:  Sis Perry
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Mo. & Day Not known, 1858
Age:  56 years
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Andy Cole
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  Oct. 10, 1914
Cause of Death:  from Gun shot wound in head & neck at the hands of her husband Francis Perry.  This was
                            the Coroners Jury verdict.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct. 12, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland, Tenn.
Informant: R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland


Name:  Albert F. Kennedy
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  July 20, 1860
Age: 54 years, 2 months, 24 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Allen Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Tommie Kennedy
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rebecca Mayhew
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  Oct. 14, 1914
Cause of Death:  Sarcoma of breast
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Stoney Point Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct. 15, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: House Bros. & Bryan, Franklin, Ky.
Informant:  Mrs. Sallie Kennedy, Rapids, Ky. 


Name:  Unnamed child (dead) Christian
Place of Death: Hendersonville, District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Oct. 23, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Hendersonville
Name of Father:  J. O. Christian
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maggie Wright
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Oct. 23, 1914
Cause of Death:  Unknown; died while being born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial: Oct. 24 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Sam? Bedworth & Co.,
Hendersonville
Informant:  J. H. Stephens, M. D., Hendersonville 


Name:  Unnamed (dead) Denison, Jr.
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Oct. 12, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Hendersonville
Name of Father:  Woody Denison
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hilda Denison
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Oct. 12, 1914
Cause of Death:  This child was born dead. Mother fell out of a pear tree just before she was to have been
                            confined which brought on the miscarriage.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  Oct. 12, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Woody Denison, Hendersonville
Informant:  William Alread, Hendersonville 


Name:  Maggie Allen
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  About March 20, 1854
Age:  about 60
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Unknown
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Unknown
Date of Death:  Oct. 25, 1914
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Hendersonville
Date of Burial: Oct. 26, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  just the negroes around Hendersonville
Informant: B. S. Golbraitt, Hendersonville


Name:  Aaron Smith
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status: Widowed
Date of Birth:  about Jan. 1, 1839
Age:  about 75
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Unknown
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Unknown
Date of Death:  Oct. 31, 1914
Cause of Death:  Old age, senile heart failure
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  Nov. 1, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Bedworth & Co., Hendersonville
Informant:  J. H. Stephens, Hendersonville 


Name:  John Diller Glover (Johnie)
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  F
Race: W
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  July 11, 1862
Age:  52 years, 2 months, 28 days
Occupation:  House wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  John Culbette
Birthplace of Father:  Smith Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nep Searcy
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Oct. 9, 1914
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Oct. 10, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker: W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  R. C. Culbette, Fountain Head, Tenn 


Name:  Alec Hurt
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March 22, 1849
Age:  65 years, 7 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Buck Hurt
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Abbie Latimer
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Oct 22, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pellagra
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Latimer Cemet.
Date of Burial:  Oct 23, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  H. B. Wilkinson, White House
Informant:  Mrs. Alec Hurt, Cotton Town
Filmed with the November certificates 


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