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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
September, 1917

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm # 73; Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 54
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2011

Name:  Wilson White 
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Oct. 1, 1858
Age:  60 years
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Fred White
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:   Senter
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept. 1, 1917
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Bledsoe Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Sept. 2, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker: King Carr & Son, Hartsville, Tenn.  
Informant:   Howard White, Bethpage   


Name:  Hugh B. Brown
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  Mar.20, 1836
Age:  83 yrs, 5 mos, 11 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Fayetteville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Hugh Brown
Birthplace of Father:   Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:   Don't know
Date of Death:  Sept. 1, 1917
Cause of Death:  Senile
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Field Cemetery
Date of Burial:  9-3-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:   Nora Kirby, Nashville  


Name:  Mrs. L. L. Pruett
Place of Death:  District 2, Cairo
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  Nov. 4, 1836
Age:  80 yrs, 10 mos.
Occupation:  housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  C. Hamilton
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Parsons
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept. 2, 1917
Cause of Death:  Dropsy
Length of Residence:  35 years; in state 80 years, 10 months
Place of Burial:  Pruett G. Y.
Date of Burial:  Sept. 3, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  S. G. Pruett, Gallatin   


Name:  Mattie Ester Faullin
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Mar. 3, 1882
Age:  35 yrs, 6 mos, 1 day
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  H. J. Pope
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susie Pope
Birthplace of Mother:  16 Dis.
Date of Death:  Sept. 4, 1917
Cause of Death:  Pellagra
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Fountain Head
Date of Burial: 9-5-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:  (none given)   


Name:  Samuel H. Baily (Bailey)
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Don't know, 1843
Age:  suppose to be 75 years
Occupation:  Retired Merchant
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Samuel H. Baily
Birthplace of Father:   Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rabeca Payne
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept. 4, 1917
Cause of Death:  Cancer of Bowels
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Burial: 9-5-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:   Jim Baily  


Name:  Mattie Bell Gregory
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  April 19, 1878
Age:  39 yrs, 4 mos, 16 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  William Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Josie Bugg
Birthplace of Mother:  Trousdale Co.
Date of Death:  Sept. 5, 1917
Cause of Death:  Valvular disease of heart
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Hall Town
Date of Burial:  9-6-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:   Ol Gregory, Fountain Head  


Name:  Lula Buford
Place of Death:  District 8, Sumner Co. Poor Farm
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:   Married 
Date of Birth:  No data, 1844
Age:  73 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  No data
Birthplace of Father:  No data
Maiden Name of Mother:  No data
Birthplace of Mother:  No data
Date of Death:   Sept. 8, 1917
Cause of Death:  Died without medical attendant; had dropsy
Length of Residence:  3 yrs., in state 70 years
Place of Burial:  Sumner Co. Poor Farm
Date of Burial:  Sept. 9, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. H. Parker, Supt. County farm 
Informant:   C. H. Parker, Cottontown  


Name:  Tommie Clarice Haynes
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Mar. 8, 1886
Age:  30 yrs, 6 mos, 6 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wesley Blankenship
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Elizabeth Law
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept. 14, 1917
Cause of Death:  Acute Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  Sept. 15, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  A. F. Pearson, Scottsville 
Informant:   Miss Pearl Blankenship, Westmoreland  


Name:  Margret Ann Wilkinson
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  May 22, 1886
Age:  51 yrs, 4 mos, 22 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  15 Dis., Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  T. J. Wilkinson
Birthplace of Father:  15 Dis., Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margret Elizabt. Jackson
Birthplace of Mother:  15 Dis., Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  Sept. 15, 1917
Cause of Death:  Palegra
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Wilkinson Cemetery
Date of Burial:  9-16-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Raymond Enders, Portland 
Informant:   W. G. Wilkinson, Portland  


Name:  Myrtle Perry Key
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Sept. 26, 1899
Age:  17 yrs, 11 mos, 28 days
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  G. G. Perry
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Laura Slone
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept. 19, 1917
Cause of Death:  Pellegra
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope
Date of Burial:  Sept. 20, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland 
Informant:  G. G. Perry, Bethpage   


Name:  Ann Barber
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Female
Race:  Col.
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  
Age:  65 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  No data
Birthplace of Father:  No data
Maiden Name of Mother:  No data
Birthplace of Mother:  No data
Date of Death:  Sept. 20, 1917
Cause of Death:  Diarrhea for month before death
Length of Residence:  30 years; in state 65 years
Place of Burial:  Poor Farm
Date of Burial:  Sept. 21, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker: E. H. Parker, Supt.
Informant:   E. H. Parker, Cottontown  


Name:  William Cornwell
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Dec., 1858
Age:  58 years
Occupation:  Retired
Birthplace:  Smith
Name of Father:  Unknown
Birthplace of Father:  Smith
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith
Date of Death:  Sept. 23, 1917
Cause of Death:  Cancer of bladder
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sheran Cemetery
Date of Burial: Sept. 24, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Simpson, Hodges, & Rippy, Bethpage 
Informant:   Eldon Simpson, Bethpage  


Name:  Rufus R(ome?) Marlin
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 20, 1849
Age:  69 yrs, 4 mos, 3 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn
Name of Father:  John Marlin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margret Griffin
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Sept. 23, 1917
Cause of Death:  Heart disease & enlargement of liver
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  9-24-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson, Portland 
Informant:   M. S. Shaw, Cottontown  


Name:  Charm Sweat
Place of Death:  District 1, Belote Bend
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:   Married 
Date of Birth:  No data, 1867
Age:  50 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Sweat
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wiley?
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept. 25, 1917
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever with a malorial complication
Length of Residence:  50 years
Place of Burial:  Belotes Bend
Date of Burial:  Sept. 25, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. L. Crowder 
Informant:   Charlie Drake, Belotes Bend  


Name:  Mary Jane Myers
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  May 13, 1840
Age:  77 years, 4 mos, 13 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Benjamin Myers
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fondville
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept. 26, 1917
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  45 years at place of death; in state 77 yrs, 4 mos, 13 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Sept. 27, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  H. E. Love, Gallatin   


Name:  William Clinton Davis
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower  
Date of Birth:  Dec. 28, 1828
Age:  86 yrs, 9 mos, 2 days
Occupation:  Notary Public
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jas. Davis
Birthplace of Father:  N. C.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Drake
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  Sept. 26, 1917
Cause of Death:  Hypertrophy of prostate gland
Length of Residence:  In state, 86 years, 9 mos, 2 days; contracted disease in Wilson County, Tenn.
Place of Burial:  Davis Cemetery, Wilson County
Date of Burial: Sept. 27, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  Joel E. Davis, Homestead, Fla.   


Name:  Stillborn (Thompson)
Place of Death:  Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  
Date of Birth:  9-23-1917  
Age:  
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  Vernon Thompson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jenkins
Birthplace of Mother:  
Date of Death:  9-23-1917
Cause of Death:  stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bransford
Date of Burial:  9-24-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Ras. Stinson, Bransford 
Informant:   Vernon Thompson  


Name:  Stillborn Trout (Troutt)
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child 
Date of Birth:  Sept. 2, 1917
Age:  
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Portland, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Talmeridge
(Talmage) Trout
Birthplace of Father:  14 Dis.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lara Freedle
Birthplace of Mother:  16 Dis.
Date of Death:   Sept. 2, 1917
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial: 9-2-1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker: W. G. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:   Talmeridge Trout, Portland  


Name:  Lucian Carroll Fitzgerald
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant  
Date of Birth:  1917
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Fitzgerald
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lewis
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  Sept. 21, 1917
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Sept. 21, 1917
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  Dr. W. K. Lewis, Gallatin, Tenn.  


Name:  Stillborn Hawkins
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  September 13, 1917
Age:  
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Ben Enoch Hawkins
Birthplace of Father:   Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martin
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  9-13-1917
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:   Ben Hawkins, Bethpage  


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