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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
December, 1914

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #27, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 56
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2006

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


Name:  Mary Ann Graves
Place of Death:  District 17, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status: Widowed
Date of Birth:  8-30-1829
Age:  85 years, 3 months, 3 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Abner Charlton
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Anglea
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  12-3-1914
Cause of Death:  Lagriffe turning into ammoria
Length of Residence: 2 years, 2 months; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olive Church
Date of Burial:  12-4-1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  H. F. Pearson, Scottsville
Informant:  J. H. Graves, Westmoreland
(Filmed with the November certificates) 


Name:  Emore Green (lived 2 hours)
Place of Death:  District 9, West Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Sing.
Date of Birth:  Dec. 13, 1914
Age:  2 hours
Occupation: none
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Elmo Green
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wilson
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  Dec. 13, 1914
Cause of Death:  8 months, lived 2 hours, premature
Length of Residence:  2 hours
Place of Burial:  Green bury ground
Date of Burial:  Dec. 13, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  G. G. Green, Gallatin 


Name:  Charlie Douglas
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:    Oct. 16, 1914
Age:  3 mos.
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Auther Douglas
Birthplace of Father:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lillie Williams
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin
Date of Death:  Dec. 16, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  3 mos.
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Dec. 16, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  Auther Douglas, Gallatin 


Name:  Tommie Douglas
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  1896
Age:  18 years
Occupation:  Office Work
Birthplace:  Gallatin
Name of Father:  Anthony Douglas
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lizzie Martin
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 14, 1914
Cause of Death:  No doctor, Fits cause of death (probably epileptic)
Length of Residence:  1 year, 6 months; former resident of Sol Davis Methodist Fill
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Dec. 17, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Zollie Douglas, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Winnie Hays
Place of Death:  ?
Sex:  Female
Race:  Col.
Marital Status:  single
Date of Birth:  Dec. 15, 1914
Age:  Still Born
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner County
Name of Father:  not known, not legitimate
Birthplace of Father:  not known
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nora Ann Hays
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner County
Date of Death:  Dec. 15, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still Born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Castalian Springs
Date of Burial:  Dec. 16, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Monroe Mentloe
Informant: C. D. Kraft, Gallatin, Tenn.


Name:  Still Born child of Bascum Harness
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  single
Date of Birth:  Dec. 10, 1914
Age:  Still Born
Occupation:  none
Birthplace:  Gallatin
Name of Father:  Bascum Harness
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Elizabeth Glascow
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 10, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still Born (8 months)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  On premises, Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Dec. 10, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None, Bascum Harness, Gallatin
Informant:  L. M. Woodson, Gallatin 


Name:  Thomas Wilson Watkins
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Nov. 18, 1833
Age:  81 years, 1 month, 11 days
Occupation:  Lawyer, Gov. Emp.
Birthplace:  Rutherford Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joseph Watkins
Birthplace of Father:  N. Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Unknown
Date of Death:  Dec. 29, 1914
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease; Mitral Insufficiency
Length of Residence:  14 years; in state 81 years; disease contracted in Washington, D. C.; former
                                      resident of Sumner Co.
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 29, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  R. P. Watkins, Gallatin 


Name:  Homer Winston
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  single
Date of Birth:  July 4, 1889
Age:  24 years, 5 months, 23 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Wesley Winston
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Amie Hart
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 27, 1914
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  3 mos. 20 days, in state 22 yrs, 5 mos. 23 da.
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 28, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Wesley Winston, Gallatin 


Name:  Still Born (child Marten Cooley)
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Col.
Marital Status:  single
Date of Birth:  Dec. 12, 1914
Age:  Still born
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Marten Cooley
Birthplace of Father:  Hartsville, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  L_____? Cooley
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 12, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still Birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  on premises, Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Dec. 12, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None Family (Marten Cooley, Gallatin
Informant:  J. N. Ruckers, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Cordelia Leah Shannon
Place of Death:  District 8, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  Sept. 20, 1834
Age:  80 years, 3 months
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Williamson Co.
Name of Father:  Sam'l Bostick
Birthplace of Father:  Williamson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Frazier
Birthplace of Mother:  Williamson Co.
Date of Death:  December 17, 1914
Cause of Death:  Cerebral hemorrhage
Length of Residence:  3 years; former residence - Franklin, Tenn.
Place of Burial:  Franklin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 19, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Chas. E. Hawkins, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  John Henry Jenkins
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 22, 1886
Age:  28 years, 7 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Barber
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Nathen D. Jinkins
Birthplace of Father:  Willson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susia Mongumery
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 20, 1914
Cause of Death:  apoplexy
Length of Residence:  7 yrs. 20 days, in state 28 yrs. 7 months, 20 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  Dec. 22, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  Nathen D. Jinkins, Gallatin 


Name:  Grundy Maden Haynes
Place of Death:  District 1, Hartsville Pike, 7 miles out
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 19, 1888
Age:  26 years, 8 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  H. C. Haynes
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mann
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 23, 1914
Cause of Death:  Typhoid (Enteres) Fever
Length of Residence:  26 years, 8 months, 5 days
Place of Burial:  Old Haynes B. Ground
Date of Burial:  Dec. 24, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. C. Haynes, Castallian Springs, Tenn. 


Name:  Susia Ball
Place of Death:  District 2, Caro, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  1860
Age:  54 years
Occupation:  House-Work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Marres Coleman
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Coleman
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 25, 1914
Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris (probably)
Length of Residence:  at place of death - 1 day, in state, 45 days, former resident Wilson Co.
Place of Burial:  Caro, Tennessee
Date of Burial:  Dec. 27, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  Etta Roob, Caro Tenn. 


Name:  Still born child of Robert Bracken
Place of Death:  District 9, Halls Chappel
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Dec. 2, 1914
Age:  Still Born
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Robbert Bracken
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Edner Malone
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 2, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still Born
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Halls Chappel
Date of Burial:  Dec. 2, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  William Bracken, Halls Chappel 


Name:  Brodie Whiteside
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  1900
Age:  14 years
Occupation:  Farm-work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John Whiteside
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Frances Piles
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 2, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pernicious Malaria
Length of Residence:  3 mos. ; in state 4 years, former residence - Gravel Hill
Place of Burial:  Gravel Hill
Date of Burial:  Dec. 4, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Alex Partee, Gallatin 


Name: Edmund Rucker Wynne 
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 4, 1892
Age:  22 years, 8 months, 23 days
Occupation:  Insurance, soliciting agt.
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Winchester Wynne
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Dora Schamberger
Birthplace of Mother:  Indiana
Date of Death:  Dec. 27, 1914
Cause of Death:  Carbolic Acid poisoning, Suicide
Length of Residence:  22 yrs. 8 mos. 23 days, former resident of Castallian Springs, Tenn.
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 28, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Emmet McCulloch, Gallatin 


Name:  Howard Williams
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Mar. 23, 1914
Age:  9 months, 7 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  T. G. Williams
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Edner Mathews
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 29, 1914
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Convulsion
Length of Residence:  9 mos. 7 das.
Place of Burial:  Cances
Date of Burial:  Dec. 30, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  G. W. Gorden, Gallatin 


Name:  Ambrose B. Cleavlon
Place of Death:  District 3, Odom Bend
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 8, 1913
Age:  1 year, 6 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  St. Louis, Mo.
Name of Father:  Ambrose B. Cleavlon
Birthplace of Father:  Little Rock, Ark.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ellenore Jackson
Birthplace of Mother:  Nashville, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 3, 1914
Cause of Death:  No Doctor, died in convulsion
Length of Residence:  3 months, former residence - St. Louis, Mo.
Place of Burial:  Odum Bend
Date of Burial:  Dec. 4, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Fannie Jackson, Odom Bend 


Name:  Regulus Tucker
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  M
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 9, 1835
Age:  79 years, 4 months, 22 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Marrefield (Manefield?), Ohio
Name of Father:  John Tucker
Birthplace of Father:  New Hampshire
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Ward
Birthplace of Mother:  England
Date of Death:  Dec. 1, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Fountain Head
Date of Burial:  12-3-1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Wm. Quinn 


Name:  Rubie Burns
Place of Death:  District 14, near South Tunnel
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Feby 21, 1914
Age:  9 months, 17 days
Occupation:  none
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Wm. T. Burns
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Brizendine
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 13, 1914
Cause of Death:  not known; no Doctor in charge
Length of Residence:  9 months, 17 days
Place of Burial:  Dobins Pike
Date of Burial:  Dec. 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. T. Burns, Fountain Head 


Name:  Thomas Jefferson Lewis
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Feb. 25, 1838
Age:  75 years, 9 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Laborer
Birthplace:  White Hill, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Howell Lewis
Birthplace of Father:  White Hill, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Askew
Birthplace of Mother:  White Hill, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 15, 1914
Cause of Death:  Died suddenly, supposed heart trouble, no physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Turpin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 17, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Jas. B. Cole, Goodletsville
Informant:  Mrs. Babe Lewis, Goodletsville, Tenn. 


Name:  Died before being named (Gregory infant)
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:    Dec. 5, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  H. L. Gregory
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Mayes
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 5, 1914
Cause of Death:  Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sulphur Fork Cem.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 6, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  H. B. Gregory, Portland
Informant:  H. L. Mayes, Portland 


Name:  Ora Kathlean Bickenstaff
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  Oct. 1, 1914
Age:  2 mos. 27 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Walter F. Bickenstaff
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ora Short
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 27, 1914
Cause of Death:  Unknown, infant found dead during the night while asleep
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cem.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 29, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkerson, Portland
Informant:  Sanford Bickenstaff, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  Liza Ellen Eden
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Mar 14, 1887
Age:  27 years, 8 months, 25 days
Occupation:  Companion
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Walker
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mandy Mcdole
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 9, 1914
Cause of Death:  tubercular peritonitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  State Line Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 10, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Wise Eden, Portland 


Name:  Angelina Jones
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  8-17-1865
Age:  48 years, 4 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Rhea Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Tommie Jones
Birthplace of Father:  Rhea Co., T.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Emons
Birthplace of Mother:  Rhea Co., T.
Date of Death:  12-24-1914
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Consumption
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  J. C. Jones
Date of Burial:  Dec. 25, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  none
Informant:  J. C. Jones, Cottontown 


Name:  James A. Roach
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  5-19-1867
Age:  63 years, 7 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Jim Roach
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Moonyhay
Birthplace of Mother:  Va.
Date of Death:  12-23-1914
Cause of Death:  acute ascending paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 25, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hatten Wilkinson, White House
Informant:  Susie Roach (his wife), Cottontown 


Name:  Eva Nell Pitt
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  7-11-1914
Age:  5 months, 21 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Cottontown
Name of Father:  Thomas Pitt
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ida Shewcraft
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  12-31-1914
Cause of Death:  Infantile Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall Town
Date of Burial:  Jan 1, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Water Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  T. G. Pitt 


Name:  McDanial Hutcherson
Place of Death:  District 8, 5 miles on Long Hollow Pike
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Sept., 1912
Age:  2 yrs, 3 months
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Alabama
Name of Father:  W. W. Hutcherson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  M. Smith
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 23, 1914
Cause of Death:  Accute Indigestion
Length of Residence:  2 yrs, 3 mos. former resident of Athens, Ala.
Place of Burial:  Beech B. G.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 24, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  W. F. McDaniel 


Name:  Infant Still Born (Womack)
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Nov. 19, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  W. J. Womack
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Briggance
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Nov. 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still born baby
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Harris & North
Date of Burial:  Nov. 20, 1914
(no cemetery given)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  G. W. Womack, Gallatin 


Name:  Emily Whitter Glaspie
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Not known
Age:  About 68 years
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jake Stark
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucy Whitter
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 27, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pleurisy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  Dec. 28, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hefherst Bedworth, Hendersonville
Informant:  Ruben Glaspie, Hendersonville 


Name:  Omer B. Lee
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  single
Date of Birth:  Dec. 16, 1897
Age:  17 years, 7 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Jackson Co.
Name of Father:  Arkley
(Orkley?) Lee
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ella Dickson
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co.
Date of Death:  Dec. 23, 1914
Cause of Death:  accidently shot himself while rabbit hunting. Esqr. Hurt held inquest, Hendersonville
                            W. B. Dorris investigated cause of death.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Church
Date of Burial:  Dec. 24, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  James Cole, Goodlettsville
Informant:  His mother, Hendersonville 


Name:   Ola Katherine Bickenstaff 
Place of Death:  District 17  
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Oct. 1, 1914
Age:  3 mos.
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Nubia, Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. F. Bickenstaff
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ora Short
Birthplace of Mother:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 29, 1914
Cause of Death:  Found dead in bed
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield
Date of Burial:  Dec. 30, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland, Tenn.
Informant:  S. Bickenstaff, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  Roscoe White
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland, Tenn.
Sex:  Male 
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 15, 1889
Age:  25 years, 7 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Macon County, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Dick White
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Carr
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Suicide by hanging himself
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 20, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  T. H.? Creasy, Westmoreland 


Name: Alley Groves 
Place of Death: District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Apr. 8, 1891
Age:  23 years, 8 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Charley Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha Caldwell
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Dec. 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Groves burying ground
Date of Burial:  12-20-1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland, Tenn. 


Name:  Leslie B. Durham
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Oct. 23, 1879
Age:  35 years, 2 months, 3 days
Occupation:  R. R. Bridge foreman
Birthplace:  Bethpage, Tennessee
Name of Father:  J. M. Durham
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mallie Gilliam
Birthplace of Mother:  Bethpage, Tennessee
Date of Death:  Dec. 26, 1914
Cause of Death:  Paralysis from softing of brain
Length of Residence:  31 days; in state 24 years 3 months 21 days; former resident of Okla.
Place of Burial:  Bethpage, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 29, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Leslie B. Durham, Bethpage, Tenn. 


Name: Thomas Miner? Anderson 
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  M
Race:  W
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  Feb. 6, 1857
Age:
Occupation:  Retired Traveling Salesman
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  J. M. Anderson
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lissie Harris
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Franklin, Ky.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 21, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  W. C. Anderson, Nashville, Tenn. 


Name:  Robert E. Pope  
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 11, 1878
Age:  35 years, 5 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jack Pope
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susie Mcglothlin
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 4, 1914
Cause of Death:  Thrombi of femoral vein and breaking of thrombis clot went to heart, contributory -
                             thyphoid fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 5, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  W. E. Lovll
(Lovell?) 


Name:  John Elvis King  
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  M
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Nov. 30, 1849
Age:  65 years, 0 months, 13 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Elvis King
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eliza Freeland
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  Dec. 13, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia and acute nephritis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  B. E. Webb, Franklin, Ky. 


Name:  Still Born (Wilkinson Infant)
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Dec. 27, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. F. Wilkinson
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Ray
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 27, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Wilkinson Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 28, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  John Ray, Portland
Informant:  John Ray, Portland 


Name:  Ada Endora Devasie (Devasher) 
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Aug. 9, 1853
Age:  61 years, 4 months, 14 days
Occupation:  House wife
Birthplace:  Mass.
Name of Father:  M. F. Farwell
Birthplace of Father:  Mass.
Maiden Name of Mother:  M. J. Fenin
Birthplace of Mother:  Mass.
Date of Death:  Dec. 23, 1914
Cause of Death:  alcoholic, cirrhosis of liver, intestinal nephritis, mitral regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Dec. 23, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant: Guy Devasher, Nashville, Tenn.


Name:  Hazel Glen Groves 
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Baby
Date of Birth:  June 2nd, 1913
Age:  1 year, 6 months, 24 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Mitchellville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  F. M. Groves
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ruby McNeill
Birthplace of Mother:  Mitchellville, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Dec. 29th, 1914
Cause of Death:  Bronchial pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Dec. 30, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  House Bros. & Bryan, Franklin, Ky.
Informant:  W. M. Gooch, Portland, Tenn. 


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