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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
April, 1914

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #27, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 56
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2005


Name:  Mary E. Pryor  (Certificate found among the March certificates) 
Place of Death:  South Tunnel
Sex:   Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  
Date of Birth:  
Age:
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother:  
Birthplace of Mother:  
Date of Death:  April 3, 1914
Cause of Death:  Epidemic Cerebro Spinal Meningitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  South Tunnel
Date of Burial:  April 4, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  
Informant:


Name:  Still Born (Witt)
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  April 29, 1914
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Mitchellville
Name of Father:  Wm. G. Witt
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jewel Barnett
Birthplace of Mother:  Mitchellville
Date of Death:  April 29, 1914
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 30, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Witt, Mitchellville
Informant:  J. H. McNeill, Mitchellville 


Name:  Kathrine Elizabeth Woodson
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 31, 1850
Age:  63 years, 8 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Steward
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jenie Kettle
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 16, 1914
Cause of Death:  Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bethpage
Date of Burial:  April 17, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  (no informant, E. A. Woodson signed the death certificate as Registrar) 


Name:  Thomas Josiah Hullett
Place of Death:  District 9, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  July 28, 1840
Age:  73 years, 8 months, 19 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  L. Hullette
Birthplace of Father:  S. Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jones
Birthplace of Mother:  N. Carolina
Date of Death:  April 16, 1914
Cause of Death:  Organic Disease of Heart; Mitral Insufficiency
Length of Residence:  22 years, in state 74 years
Place of Burial:  Hullett Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 17, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. F. Bruce, Gallatin 


Name:  Eddie Brooks
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  No data available, 1859
Age:  52 years (52 was written on top of 55)
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Wilson Co.
Name of Father:  Ned Sen
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co.
Date of Death:  March 12, 1914
(drs. certification reports that drs. attendance was from April 11 - April 11.)
Cause of Death:  Chronic Endocraditis
Length of Residence:  6 mos.
Place of Burial:  Lagurado, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  illegible 13, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Bertha Brooks, Gallatin 


Name:  Rufus D. McClain
Place of Death:  District 4, Long H. Pike
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 8, 1873
Age:  40 years, 10 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  McClain
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary A. Abston
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner, Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 12, 1914
Cause of Death:  Chronic Cuileolic? Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  10 years, in state 40 years, 20 months, 4 days.  Former residence - Wilson Co.
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. R. D. McClain, Gallatin 


Name:  Nellie Hendricks
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 4, 1891
Age:  23 years
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  H. F. Hendricks
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Harland
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  April 12, 1914
Cause of Death:  Acute Mitrany Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  5 months; in state 10 years, former residence, Kentucky
Place of Burial:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 13, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  H. F. Harland, Portland
(should be H. F. Hendricks) 


Name:  Robt. Harrison Fitzpatrick
Place of Death:  District 4, Nashville Pike
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Aug. 13, 1863
Age:  50 years, 7 months, 29 days
Occupation:  Lawyer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joel Fitzpatrick
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cross
Birthplace of Mother:  Alabama
Date of Death:  April 11, 1914
Cause of Death:  Intestinal Nephritis, cardio vascular renal disease
Length of Residence:  2 mos., former residence Texas
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. John Henry, Hendersonville 


Name:  Dave Wright
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Sept. 13, 1835
Age:  78 years, 7 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Robertson Co.
Name of Father:  James Wright
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rabeca Garrett
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co.
Date of Death:  April 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Epitheliania of left hand
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 20, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  T. S. Wright 


Name:  Rome Fykes
Place of Death:  District 17, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  Apr. 10, 1914
(death date; Sumner County Cemetery Book has birth date as 1 Jan 1859)
Age:  55 years, 3 months, 9 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Quint Belle
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fanny Holmes
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 10, 1914
Cause of Death:  Peritonitis, caused from rupture of Gaul bladder
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  V. A. Walden, Fountain Head 


Name:  Unnamed (Beasley infant)
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 9, 1914
Age:
Occupation:  Nothing
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  V. L. Beasley
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hettie Carter
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  April 9, 1914
Cause of Death:  Atalactosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  April 10, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Erbie Keen, Adolphus, Ky.
Informant:  M. J. Beasley, Westmoreland 


Name:  John Wesley Cates
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Aug. 18, 1875
Age:  38 years, 7 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Unknown
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:  S. Katy Cates
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 14, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:   Siloam Church
Date of Burial: April 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland, Tenn. 


Name:  Still Born (Slayton Infant)
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Apr. 21, 1914
Age:  stillborn
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. J. Slayton
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minnie Dobbs
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 21, 1914
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope Church
Date of Burial:  April 22, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland, Tenn. 


Name:  Catharine Goodnight
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Oct. 24, 1912
Age:  2 year, 5 months, 21 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Sum. Co.
Name of Father:  Herbert Goodnight
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bertie Bratton
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 15, 1914
Cause of Death:  Spasms
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:   Old Field Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 15, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Herbert Goodnight 


Name:  Stillborn (Walker infant)
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville
Sex:  girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  Apr. 5, 1914
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Mitchellville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Geo. Walker
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mayme Eden
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Stillborn
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  State Line Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 6, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Bill Coker, Mitchellville
Informant:  J. H. McNeill, Mitchellville 


Name:  Callie Finn
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Sept. 13, 1878
Age:  35 years, 6 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  America Simpson Ky.
Name of Father:  William Brigance
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elisabeth Brigance
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 9, 1914
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis continued for some three years
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Fountain Head
Date of Burial:  April 10m 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  W. H. Brigance, Woodburn, Ky. 


Name:  Still Born  (Thompson Infant)
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 14, 1914
Age:  Still born
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Emrie W. Thompson
Birthplace of Father:  Murry Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ruth Cayce Cox
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 14, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Premises
Date of Burial:  April 14 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None, family
Informant:  Emrie W. Thompson, Gallatin 


Name:  Mrs. Hattie Womack Harrison
Place of Death:  District 10, Phosphelo?
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Feby 22, 1864
Age:  50 years, 1 month, 29 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Abner Womack
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  McWhirter
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 20, 1914
Cause of Death:  Hemorrhage at base of brain result of traumatism fall from horse
Length of Residence:  4 years, former residence Nashville
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 21, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  A. C. Womack 


Name:  Pleasant Monro North
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  Sept. 13, 1843
Age:  70 years, 7 months, 6 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  E. North
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Patterson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Hemorrhage of brain result of traumatism
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Smith County
Date of Burial:  April 20, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Sheriff Maxey, Lebanon, Tenn. 


Name:  Woodson Johnson
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  single
Date of Birth:  Dec. 17, 1914
(should be 1913)
Age:  3 months, 3 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  
Name of Father:  Walter Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Laura Thompson
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co.
Date of Death:  April 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Not known, nothing criminal, no doctor
Length of Residence:  3 months
Place of Burial:  Lagaurdo
Date of Burial:  April 20, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Walter Johnson, Gallatin 


Name:  Infant of Frank Patterson
Place of Death:  District 10, Harts Hill
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Sing.
Date of Birth:  Dec. 25, 1913
Age:  4 months
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Frank Patterson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  T. Winchester
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 18, 1914
Cause of Death:  Cerebro Spinal Meningitis
Length of Residence:  4 months
Place of Burial:  Harts Hill
Date of Burial:  April 19, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Scottsville Pike, RFD Gallatin
Informant:  W. G. Stewart, Gallatin 


Name:  Chas. Reed
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Mar. 17, 1830
Age:  84 years, 1 month
Occupation:  Farmer, formerly race horse breeder
Birthplace:  New York, N. Y.
Name of Father:  Enoch Reed
Birthplace of Father:  Conn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jerrod
Birthplace of Mother:  Isle of Sandamingo
Date of Death:  Apr. 17, 1914
Cause of Death:  chronic Nephritis
Length of Residence:  2 years, 9 months, in state 40 years, former residence N. Y.
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Apr. 18, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  M. E. Reed, Gallatin


Name:  Odes Brook Dye  (certificate among the May certificates)
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  April 16, 1914
Age:  10 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  James Dye
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eva Whitson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  April 16, 1914
Cause of Death:  Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cedar Grove
Date of Burial:  April 27, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant: James Dye, Fountain Head


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