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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
September, 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:  No name listed; Baise Infant
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Oct. 1, 1914  
Age:  11 months, 5 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Sam Baise
Birthplace of Father:  Cumberland Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clara Finn
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Aug 6, 1914 (drs. note certified that attendance was from Sept. 2 - Sept. 6)
Cause of Death:  Gastriteous ___? with convulsions
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Sept. 7, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  S. C. Baise, Portland 


Name:  Hezekiah Sloan
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Feb 14, 1842
Age: 72 years, 4 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robt. Sloan
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jones
Birthplace of Mother:  Trousdale Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  9-21-1914
Cause of Death:  Heart disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Vernon
Date of Burial:  Sept. 22, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Simpson & Campbell, Bethpage 
Informant:  J. W. Simpson, Bethpage  


Name:  Sarah Jane Kirkham
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  Jan, 1843
Age:  71 years
Occupation:  Retired
Birthplace:  Sumner, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wesley Kirby
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hodges
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner, Tenn.
Date of Death:  9-22-1914
Cause of Death:  Cancer of stomach and Brights disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  9-23-1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Simpson & Campbell, Bethpage
Informant:  E. H. Parker, Fountainhead 


Name:  Tom Kelso, Jr.
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 15, 1913
Age:  1 year, 3 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Hendersonville
Name of Father:  Tom Kelso
Birthplace of Father:  Hendersonville
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Hendersonville
Date of Death:  Sept. 19, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Kelso, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Sept. 20, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Sam Bldworth, Hendersonville
Informant:  J. H. Stephens, Hendersonville 


Name:  Charley Gleaves, Jr.
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Jan 1, 1893
Age:  21 years, 8 months, 21 days
Occupation:  Farm hand
Birthplace:  Hendersonville
Name of Father:  Charles Gleaves
Birthplace of Father:  Hendersonville
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martin
Birthplace of Mother:  Hendersonville
Date of Death:  Sept. 16, 1914
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  Sept. 17, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Larke Shute
Informant:  J. H. Stephens, Hendersonville 


Name:   May Jennett 
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Unknown
Age:  20 years
Occupation:  Hired Help in House keeping
Birthplace:  Simpson Co.
Name of Father:  Will Jennett
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  Sept 30, 1914
Cause of Death:  Struck by freight train.  Death instantly.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Removed to Logan Co., Ky.
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  W. C. Anderson, Nashville, Tenn. 


Name:   Died Before Named (Briley Infant) 
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  
Date of Birth:  Sept 11, 1914
Age:  2 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Watte Briley
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lettie Holland
Birthplace of Mother:  Warren Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  Sept 13, 1914
Cause of Death:  Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall Town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Sept 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Walter Briley
Informant:  Walter Briley, Portland 


Name:  Fanie E. Bradly 
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  Jan. 6, 1848
Age:  66 years, 8 months, 12 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  William Empson
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margret Freeland
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept 18, 1914
Cause of Death:  Rheumatism
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Sept 19, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  A. W. Bradley, Portland 


Name:  Roberta Dickson
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 24, 1867
Age:  47 years, 4 months, 18 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  West Virginia
Name of Father:  Robert Dickson
Birthplace of Father:  West Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  Sept 18, 1914
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of lungs
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Sept. 19, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson
Informant:  Ray Dickson, Portland 


Name:  Albert Roscoe Griffith
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Oct. 1, 1883
Age:  31 years, 11 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. B. Griffith
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Crawford
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept 12, 1914
Cause of Death:  Diabetes
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Sept 14, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  J. B. Griffith, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. 


Name:  Edmond Brewer  
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  Mar, 1840
Age:  74 years, 5 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Robertson Co.
Name of Father:  Edmond Brewer
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Anie King
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  Sept 1, 1914
Cause of Death:  Due to hurt in a run away causing internal injuries
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Price? Cemeter
Date of Burial:  Sept 2, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Doris Briley, Portland, Tenn. 


Name:  Jim Davis Shaw
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  8-1-1861
Age:  53 years, 2 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Logan Shaw
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Marlin
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  9-29-1914
Cause of Death:  ulceration of stomach and bowel with hemorh. from chronic indigestion
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Shaw Burying Ground
Date of Burial:  Sept 30, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  His sister Mrs. Mary Lane, Cotton Town, Tenn. 


Name:  Billie Murry
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Not known
Age:  About 75 years old and we know nothing of him.
Occupation:  Inmate of Sumner Co. Poor House
Birthplace:
Name of Father:
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  9-23-1914
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of Long Standing
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  At Poor House
Date of Burial:  9-24-1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:


Name:  Thomas Murray  
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 20, 1851
Age: 63 years, 2 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Clay County, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Thomas Murray
Birthplace of Father:  Clay County, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Do not know
Birthplace of Mother:  Do not know
Date of Death:  September 25, 1914
Cause of Death:  Hybertrophia cirrhosis of Liver
Length of Residence:  20 years; in state 63 years; former resident of Clay County, Tenn.
Place of Burial:  Hall Town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  9-26-1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Edgar Murray, Cotton Town, Tenn. 


Name:  Pond Infant
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  9-17-1914
Age:  Still Born at 6 1/2 months
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Cotton Town
Name of Father:  Jim Pond
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bessie Jackson
Birthplace of Mother:  Nasvhille, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Still Born Sept 17, 1914
Cause of Death:  Still Born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Tom Ponds
Date of Burial:  Sept 18, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Bessie Pond, Cotton Town 


Name:  Queen Stinson  
Place of Death:  District 11, Bransford
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Divorced
Date of Birth:  Jan 15, 1838
Age:  86 years, 6 months, 28 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Henry Stinson
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Caruthers
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept. 7, 1914
Cause of Death:  Pellagra
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:  W. W. Roark, MD, Bethpage, Tenn 


Name:  Unnamed Bradley
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Sept. 7, 1914
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Luther Bradley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Flossie Clemon
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept 7, 1914
Cause of Death:  lack of vitality
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Vernon
Date of Burial:  Sept 7, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Simpson & Campbell, Bethpage
Informant:  J. W. Bradley, Bethpage 


Name:    Ressie Hogan Guthrie (Theressa) 
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 26, 1843
Age:  71 years, 4 months, 9 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Hendersonville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Alex Hogan
Birthplace of Father:  Hendersonville, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rebecca Weekly
Birthplace of Mother:  Montgomery Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept 5, 1914
Cause of Death:  Dysentery
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Sept 6, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Jas. B. Cole, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Emma Guthrie Dorris, Hendersonville 


Name:  Clarriah Sanders 
Place of Death:  District 3, Odum Bend
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Dec, 1897
Age:  17 years, 8 months
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Odum Bend, Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Sam P. Sanders
Birthplace of Father:  Willson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emmer Sanders
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Sep 1, 1914
Cause of Death:  Mitral Insufficiency
Length of Residence:  7 years, in state 17 years
Place of Burial:  Odum Bend
Date of Burial:  Sep 2, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Emmer Sanders, Odum Bend 


Name:   Callie Rhodia Troutt 
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 8, 1882
Age:  32 years, 5 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Sam Fitts
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wilkerson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept 22, 1914
Cause of Death:  Carcanema of intestine
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state 32 years, 5 months, 14 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Sept 24, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. R. Troutt, Gallatin 


Name:  Thomas P. Reed
Place of Death:  District 3, 3 miles Coles Ferry Pike
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Dec. 9, 1841
Age:  72 years, 8 months, 28 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Alabama
Name of Father:  E. Reed
Birthplace of Father:  Ala
Maiden Name of Mother:  Strawn
Birthplace of Mother:  Ala.
Date of Death:  Sept 7, 1914
Cause of Death:  Mitral Insufficiency
Length of Residence:31 years; in state 61 years, in Ala. 10 years
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Sept. 8, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:  John Harris, Gallatin 


Name:  Laurinda Wells
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Nov 17, 1839
Age:  74 years, 9 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Campbell
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jones
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept 3, 1914
Cause of Death:  Fibroid Phthesis
Length of Residence:  1 year, 9 months; in state 74 years, 9 months, 17 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Sept 5, 1914
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  James B. Wells, Indianapolis, Ind. 


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