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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
April, 1917

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm # 73; Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 54
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2009

Name:  Fredrick Ashborner
Place of Death:  Saundersville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  March 1, 1862
Age:  55 years, 1 month
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Borrow in ____, England
Name of Father:  T. Ashborner
Birthplace of Father:  England
Maiden Name of Mother:   Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  London, England
Date of Death:  April 1, 1917
Cause of Death:  Acute Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial: 4-2-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin  
Informant:   W. J. Ashborner, Saundersville   


Name:  William Walice Wright
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Divorced  
Date of Birth:  8-19-1842  
Age:  64 years, 7 months, 12 days  (as given on certificate)
Occupation:  Tobacco dealer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Berry Wright
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Nemo
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  4-1-1917
Cause of Death:  Chronic Valvular disease of heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Wright Cem.
Date of Burial:  4-4-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  H. B. Wilkinson, White House 
Informant:  C. T. Wright, Springfield, Tenn.   


Name:  Clairane Wallace
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:   Single 
Date of Birth:  1897
Age:  18 years
Occupation:  laborer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Frank Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carrie McClenen
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 7, 1917
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Halls Chapel
Date of Burial: April 8, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin 
Informant:   Nancy Boddy, Gallatin  


Name:  Mary Williams
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland 
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  Sept. 25, 1855
Age:  61 years, 6 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:   Maston Keen
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  
Date of Death:  4-3-1917
Cause of Death:  Abscess of Liver
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial: 4-4-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland 
Informant:  T. E. Beasley, Westmoreland   


Name:  John Graham McKoin 
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Mar. 22, 1839
Age:  78 years, 17 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  E. McKoin
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Walton 
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 8, 1917
Cause of Death:  Chronic Bronchitis & Phlebitis
Length of Residence:  78 years, 17 days
Place of Burial:  Walton Grave Yard
Date of Burial:  April 8, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. C. Johnson, Cottontown   


Name:  Robert Allen Jones
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single 
Date of Birth:  4-9-1915
Age:  2 years, 1 day
Occupation:  Baby
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Claud Jones
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie D. Hickerson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  4-9-1917
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia with measles
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Jones Cem.
Date of Burial: 4-10-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  H. B. Wilkinson, White House 
Informant:  Dick Jones, White House   


Name:  Carrie Wallace
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:   Widow 
Date of Birth:  Feb. 10, 1885
Age:  32 years, 1 month, 20 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Rufus McClennen
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Warren
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 9, 1917
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  18 years
Place of Burial:  Halls Chapel
Date of Burial:  April 10, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder 
Informant:  Nancy Boddy, Gallatin   


Name:  Darrel T. Newman
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Oct. 10, 1865
Age:  52 years, 5 months
Occupation:  Carpenter
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  W. F. Newman
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Roberson
Birthplace of Mother:  Trousdale Co.
Date of Death:  Apr. 10, 1917
Cause of Death:  Supposed to be hease? from lungs; did not see party after death.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:   Ranklin G. Y.
Date of Burial: April 11, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  M. W. Newman, Hendersonville   


Name:  Zelma Alderson
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Apr. 8, 1917
Age:  2 days
Occupation:   None 
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Richard Alderson
Birthplace of Father:  Allen Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cosy Perry
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:   Apr. 10, 1917
Cause of Death: Premature Birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olive
Date of Burial: April 11
Funeral Home or Undertaker: None
Informant:  Richard Alderson, Adolphus, Ky.  


Name:  Elnora Beatris Baker
Place of Death:  Peach Valley
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 24, 1915
Age:  2 years, 22 months, 22 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Alex Baker
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Joe Anner Parker
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:   April 22, 1917
Cause of Death:  Was no med. attendant, no injuries
Length of Residence:  2 years
Place of Burial:  Peach Valley
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin 
Informant:  Laura Snowden, Gallatin   


Name:  Jane O. Brook (probably James, but is spelled Jane on certificate)
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status: Widow  
Date of Birth:  Aug. 22, 1829
Age:  87 years, 7 months, 24 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  April 12, 1917
Cause of Death: Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial: April 13, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:   C. M. Brooks, Fountain Head  


Name:  Granville W. Nimmo
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Aug. 26, 1840
Age:  76 years, 7 months, 16 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wilson C. Nimmo
Birthplace of Father:  Not known
Maiden Name of Mother: Serena Stewart
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  4-12-1917
Cause of Death:  Chronic Brights disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  4-13-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland 
Informant:   A. L. Nimmo, Westmoreland  


Name:  Mary Hurt
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:
Age:  about 100 years
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Not known
Name of Father:  Not known
Birthplace of Father:  Not known
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  Apr. 14, 1917
Cause of Death: Old age, general dibility, no physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Buck Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Apr. 15, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. E. Crowder, Gallatin 
Informant:  Will Brinkley, Hendersonville   


Name: Catherine Troutt
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:    
Date of Birth:  Jan. 12, 1840
Age:  77 years, 3 months, 3 days
Occupation:  housewife
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Ben Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:  Betsy Graves
Birthplace of Mother:  Unknown
Date of Death:  4-15-1917
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cem.
Date of Burial: 4-16-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland 
Informant:  Bird Troutt, Westmoreland   


Name:  Mallie Enala? Strickland
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  April 5, 1880
Age:  37 years, 11 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  14th District
Name of Father:  Thomas C. Roney
Birthplace of Father:  14th District
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha Barry
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson County, Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 16, 1917
Cause of Death:  Inflammation of bowels and uremic poisoning
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial: 4-18-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:   J. L. Strickland  


Name:  Ben Smith
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single 
Date of Birth:  Jany. 3, 1892
Age:  25 years, 2 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joe Smith
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother: Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  April 18, 1917
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  25 years
Place of Burial:  
Date of Burial:  April 19, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harrison & North, Gallatin 
Informant:   F. Langford, Cottontown, Tenn.  


Name:  Valley Harrison
Place of Death:  Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single 
Date of Birth:  2-10-1917
Age:  2 months, 9 days
Occupation:  Nothing
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Andrew Harrison
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Birty Jenkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Apr. 19, 1917
Cause of Death:  Acute Indigestion
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Siloam
Date of Burial:  Apr. 20, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland 
Informant:   Andrew Harrison, Westmoreland  


Name:  Vollie Elizabeth Key
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Mch. 20, 1904
Age:  13 years, 29 days
Occupation:  School girl
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Charles Key
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:   Dora Gray
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  4-19-1917
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  New Hope Cem.
Date of Burial:  4-20-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland 
Informant:  Eddie Key, Westmoreland    


Name:  Lucy Cathrin Cannon
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  July 6, 1856
Age:  60 years, 9 months, 14 days
Occupation:  housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Arch Cannon
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Miss Smith
Birthplace of Mother:   Tennessee
Date of Death:  Apr. 20, 1917
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence: 6 months, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Sideview
Date of Burial:  Apr. 21, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  W. H. Cannon, Gallatin, Tenn.   


Name:  Sammie Lee Lowery
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Nov. 2, 1912
Age:  4 years, 6 months, 19 days
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  John A. Lowery
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 21, 1917
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Tubercular Peritonitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  April
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin 
Informant:  Jno. A. Lowery, Hendersonville, Tenn.   


Name:  Mary Crook
Place of Death:  District 1, Cast. Sprs.
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  April 5, 1917
Age:  17 days
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Jim Crook
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Dovie Jones
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Apr. 22, 1917
Cause of Death:  Convulsions due to removal of a large tumor from the mouth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sumner Co.
Date of Burial:  April 23, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   None
Informant:  Mrs. Gus Wynne, Castalian Springs


Name:  Nancy Ellen Brown
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Aug. 11, 1850
Age:  66 years, 8 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Mastin Keen
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother: Mandia Keen
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  4-23-1917
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial: 4-24-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland   


Name:  Elias Head
Place of Death:  District 2, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:   Married 
Date of Birth:  1855
Age:  62 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  April 23, 1917
Cause of Death: Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  April 24, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder, Gallatin 
Informant:  Minnie Parker, Gallatin   


Name:  Lona Lovell
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Jan. 25, 1884
Age:  33 years, 2 months, 29 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Chalice Jackson
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother: Alice Rice
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 24, 1917
Cause of Death:  Inter-rupture of veins, probably ruptured blood vessel
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  4-25-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:  W. E. Lovell, Portland   


Name:  Tennie Byrd Arterburn
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Nov. 12, 1899
Age:  18 years, 5 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  clay V. Huddleston
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mollie Laycock
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Apr. 28, 1917
Cause of Death:  Measles with pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Apr. 29, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Jas. B. Cole 
Informant:  Maude M. Harrison, Goodlettsville   


Name:  William Andrew McGlothlin
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  July 28, 1849
Age:  67 years, 9 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Portland, Tenn.
Name of Father:  James McGlothlin
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Payne
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Apr. 28, 1917
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of the lungs
Length of Residence:  at place of death: 2 years, 4 months, in state 67 years, 9 months, usual residence, Sumner County
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 29, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  T. M. McGlothlin, Gallatin, Tenn.   


Name:  Robt. Y. Holmes
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  
Race:  
Marital Status:  
Date of Birth:  Nov. 10
Age:  80 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  G. Holmes
Birthplace of Father:   Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother: Turner
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 28, 1917
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  10 years, in state 80 years
Place of Burial:  Mt. Vernon Cem.
Date of Burial: Apr. 29
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:   Mrs. Julia A. Holmes, Gallatin  


Name:  Christian Elizabeth Gant
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  May 15, 1857
Age:  79 years, 11 months, 13 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  E. H. Moye
Birthplace of Father:  North Carliner
Maiden Name of Mother:  C. E. Barber
Birthplace of Mother:  North Carliner
Date of Death:  Apr. 28, 1917
Cause of Death:  Capillary Bronchitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fountainhead
Date of Burial:  April 29, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Simpson, Hodges, & Rippy, Bethpage 
Informant:  James Moye, Fountainhead   


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