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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
November, 1920

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm # 121, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 58
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2004

Name:  Chestine D. Harris
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September, 1874
Age:  46 years, 2 months
Occupation:  Musician
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Sawnie Harris
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Harris
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  November 2, 1920
Cause of Death:  Chronic Parenchymatus (Edema of Lungs)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 4, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Tal. Harris 


Name:  Steve Howard Briley
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  January 14, 1841
Age:  79 years, 8 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Retired Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  John Briley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rebeca Summers
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 2. 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 3, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Willie Briley, Portland 


Name:  Fannie Davis
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 1, 1848
Age:  72 years, 7 months, 3 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Moore
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Agnes Sherron
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  Old age
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherron Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  W. M. Davis, Fountain Head 


Name:  John Henry W. Rippy
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Supposed to be 62 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Bob Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Gant
Birthplace of Mother:  North Carolina
Date of Death: November 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  Mitral Aorta of heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Corinth Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. W. Rippy, Fountain Head 


Name:  G. W. Flannigan
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  April 5, 1841
Age:  79 years, 7 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Minister
Birthplace:  Overton Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  William Flannigan
Birthplace of Father:  Overton Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alice Caudill
Birthplace of Mother:  Overton Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 6, 1920
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Woodburn, Ky.
Date of Burial:  November 7, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  House & Bryan, Franklin, Ky.
Informant:  Tom Flannigan, Portland 


Name:  George Booth Angle
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 25, 1866
Age:  54 years, 2 months, 30 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Bob Angle
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sintha Angle
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 8, 1920
Cause of Death:  Chronic Nephritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherron Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 9, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. G. B. Angle, Fountain Head 


Name:  Mary Elizabeth Love
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  June 19, 1853
Age:  67 years, 4 months, 21 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John McMurry
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Allan
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  November 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  43 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Miss Katie Love, Gallatin 


Name:  Robert Laverny? Doolin
Place of Death:  District 18
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  August 3, 1917
Age:  3 years, 3 months, 7 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Lisses Doolin
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lena Wiseman
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  I got there about 30 minutes before he died with membranous croup
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Walnut Grove
Date of Burial:  November 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. W. Wiseman, Portland 


Name:  Sallie Cooley
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 21, 1860
Age:  60 years, 19 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Talbot Carr
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Ann Savely
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Cancer of Stomach
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  S. Bloodworth, Hendersonville
Informant:  R. W. Cooley, Hendersonville 


Name:  Lithia J. Franklin
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  Unknown
Age:  82 years
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  James Morgan
Birthplace of Father:  Left Blank
Maiden Name of Mother:  Left Blank
Birthplace of Mother:  Left Blank
Date of Death:  November 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Cirrhosis of Liver
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Hall Town, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  November 13, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  C. L. Morgan, Red Boiling Springs 


Name:  Fannie Jones
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:    No data obtainable, 1846
Age:  74 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Henderson Jones
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Village Green
Date of Burial:  November 12, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Ed Jones 


Name:  Reeser Woods
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 1, 1890
Age:  30 years, 1 month, 13 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Pless Miller
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Resser Rogan
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 13, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Durham Chapel
Date of Burial:  November 15, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Allie Miller, Bethpage 


Name:  Laura Lovell
Place of Death:  District 19
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 1, 1853
Age:  65 years, 10 months, 22 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  John Lambette?
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Wanscott
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  November 22, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Boiling springs Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 23, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  T. J. Lovell 


Name:  No Name (Latimer Infant)
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Premature Birth
Date of Birth:  November 22, 1920
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Oscar Latimer
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bertie Biggs
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 22, 1920
Cause of Death:  Premature Birth, only lived 30 minutes
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Warren Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 22, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Oscar Latimer, Cottontown 


Name:  Amelia Reed
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March, 1881
Age:  49 years, 8 months
Occupation:  Cook
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Ike Lauderdale
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucy Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 23, 1920
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Socrity? Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 26, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore & Crowder, Gallatin
Informant:  Ike Reed, Hendersonville 


Name:  Mary Wright
Place of Death:  District 19, Mitchellville (old)
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  September 8, 1837
Age:  83 years, 3 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Invalid
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Andrew West
Birthplace of Father:  N. C.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Payne
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 23, 1920
Cause of Death:  Paralysis & old age
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Date of Burial:  November 24, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  House & Bryan, Franklin, Ky.
Informant:  P. A. West, Mitchellville, Tenn. 


Name:  Joe Wilburn Carter
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 28, 1853
Age:  67 years, 1 month, 25 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Frank Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lydia Hanna
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 23, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of Lungs
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Escue Burial Ground
Date of Burial:  November 24, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Bob Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  Jessie Escue, Bethpage 


Name:  Mary Charlotte Wise
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  November 28, 1842
Age:  77 years, 11 months, 24 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  J. H. Wise
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Armstrong
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 24, 1920
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:  37 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  November 25, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  R. M. Wise, Gallatin 


Name:  Manda Alexander
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Smith St.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  No data, 1890
Age:  30 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Spence Vaughn
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bettie Parker
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 24, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  November 25, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Henry Alexander, Gallatin 


Name:  Bailey M. Doss
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 29, 1878
Age:  41 years, 10 months, 27 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. F. Doss
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Graves
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 27, 1920
Cause of Death:  Sarcoma of hip
Length of Residence:  15 years; in state 41 years, 10 months, 27 days
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  November 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crowe Bros., Satterville, Ky.
Informant:  ___ Keen, Westmoreland 


Name:  Mary Louise Civils
Place of Death:  District 19, Mitchellville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1919
Age:  1 year, 4 months, 3 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Civils
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Zona Canada
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 27, 1920
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 28, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  James Civils, Mitchellville 


Name:  Dora Key Claiborne
Place of Death:  District 10, Bethpage
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  April 14, 1828?  (should be 1848)
Age:  72 years, 7 months, 14 days
Occupation:  At house
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  James Key
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucinda Thurman
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 28, 1920
Cause of Death:  Diabetes Mellitus
Length of Residence:  72 years, 7 months, 14 days  
Place of Burial:  At house
Date of Burial:  November 29, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  L. Harris, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Ida C. Hodges, Bethpage 


Name:  Eliza Keeton
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negra
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  the year (no data) 1850
Age:  64 years
Occupation:  Cook
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:   Rick Weston
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nobia Bettis
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  November 28, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 29, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Charlie Burnley, Gallatin 


Name:  Arle Payne
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 10, 1877
Age:  23 years
Occupation:  Truck driver
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Sank Payne
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Winnie Goodall
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  November 30, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Tennie Goodall, Gallatin 


Name:  Joseph Presley Hendrick
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  November 22, 1920
Age:  7 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Portland, Tenn.
Name of Father:  C. H. Hendrick
Birthplace of Father:  Warren Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Lee Witham
Birthplace of Mother:  Clarksville, Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia, Bronchial
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 2, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. H. Hendrick, Portland 


Name:  Mary Elizabeth Smith
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  October 11, 1836
Age:  84 years, 1 month, 18 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Ruben Hay
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cynthia Wrenne
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Unknown; had made no visit for several months.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  November 30, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  S. Bloodworth, Hendersonville
Informant:  J. W. Smith, Hendersonville 


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