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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
December, 1920

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

Name:  Joseph Wesly Hendrick
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  November 22, 1920
Age:  9 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:  December 1, 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:  Thurman Calvert
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  October 17, 1920
Age:  1 month, 14 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Herbert Calvert
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minerva Lamb
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  No medical attendance
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Corinth
Date of Burial:  December 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. T. M. Darin, Portland 


Name:  John C. Wright
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 13, 1846
Age:  75 years, 6 months, 23 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  James M. Wright
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lanie West
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  December 6, 1920
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 7, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  T. W. Wright, Cottontown 


Name:  Charlie Lewis Whiteside
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  November 7, 1915
Age:  5 years, 1 month, 1 day
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  O. V. Whiteside
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lillian Allison
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  December 6, 1920
Cause of Death:  Diptheria
Length of Residence:  In state 5 years, 1 month
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 7, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  O. V. Whiteside, Gallatin 


Name:  James Alvin Moore
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 16, 1869
Age:  51 years, 7 months, 21 days
Occupation:  School Teacher
Birthplace:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Melvin Moore
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Alsup
Birthplace of Mother: Ky.
Date of Death:  December 7, 1920
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sehilo?, Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Burial:  Nov.? 8, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  House & Bryan, Franklin, Ky.
Informant:  Mrs. Bell Moore, Rapids, Ky.


Name:  Nelson Sawyers
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 7, 1920? (This is the date of death)
Age:  74 years, 10 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  White Sawyers
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Left Blank
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 7, 1920
Cause of Death:  Paralysis (Cerebral)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech
Date of Burial:  December 8, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None listed
Informant:  Edward Bender, Hendersonville 


Name:  Coleman Carter
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Unknown
Age:  about 60
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joe Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sally Oneal
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  December 8, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Tuttle Graveyard
Date of Burial:  December 9, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. H. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Brody Carter, Westmoreland 


Name:  William Collier
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  December, 1861
Age:  59 years
Occupation:  Farm Laborer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Not known
Birthplace of Father:  Not known
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  December 8, 1920
Cause of Death:  No doctor in attendance; cause of death unknown
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cottontown Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 9, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  William Collier, Jr., Gallatin 


Name:  Eunice McMurry
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 18, 1896
Age:  24 years, 4 months, 22 days
Occupation:  Cook
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Virg Haynes
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Georgia Haynes
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Chronic Gastroenteritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dixon Springs, Smith Co.
Date of Burial:  December 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Georgia Winston, Gallatin 


Name:  Georgia Graves Johnson
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 9, 1884
Age:  36 years
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Graves
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sis Graves
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Vernon
Date of Burial:  December 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Bob Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  J. W. Escue, Bethpage 


Name:  Charlie Cotten Hobdy
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 28, 1874
Age:  46 years, 0 months, 21 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  District 13, Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  James A. Hobdy
Birthplace of Father:  District 13, Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Malinda J. Hufines?
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  December 19, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 21, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Rennie Hobdy, Portland 


Name:  Clara Hassel Baker
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 22, 1896
Age:  24 years, 5 months, 29 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  B. J. Hassel
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Roberta Kirk
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  December 20, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulimonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Hassel Graveyard
Date of Burial:  December 22, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  L. B. Baker, Cottontown, Tenn. 


Name:  Albert K. John
Place of Death:  District 19
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 27, 1874
Age:  46 years, 7 months, 24 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Allen Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  J. E. John
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margaret Pirtle
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 21, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tubercular Abscess of head
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 22, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  J. E. John, Portland 


Name:  Earnest Young
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  December 20, 1911
Age:  9 years
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Illinois
Name of Father:  Alva Young
Birthplace of Father:  Ill.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Atterbury
Birthplace of Mother:  Ill.
Date of Death:  December 25, 1920
Cause of Death:  Membrane C___
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. J. H.? McCoy, Saundersville 


Name:  Celia Ophelia Brown
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  August 7, 1917
Age:  3 years, 4 months, 18 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  B. E. Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Viola Brown
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Scarlet Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Rockbridge, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  December 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  B. E. Brown, Bethpage 


Name:  Hattie B. Jackson
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 26, 1877
Age:  43 years, 8 months, 0 days
Occupation:  Teacher
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Martin Link
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  December 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 29, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  C. J. Jackson, Portland 


Name:  Manerva Frances Majors
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 6, 1861
Age:  59 years, 5 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Pleasant Howell
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cisco
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  December 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Hartsville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. H. Majors, Gallatin 


Name:  George S. Tucker
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  No data, 1852
Age:  68
Occupation:  None (Blind)
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Tucker
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Va.
Date of Death:  December 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart disease (Mitral Regurgitation)
Length of Residence:  4 years; 10 years in state; former resident of Texas
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  December 28, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  G. L. Hicks, Gallatin 


Name:  Mary Langford
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  1861
Age:  59 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Simon Wright
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mallie McMurry
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  December 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  December 28, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Laura Douglass, Gallatin 


Name:  Slicer infant
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  December 7, 1920
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Chas. Slicer
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maud Mabry
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  December 7, 1920
Cause of Death:  Premature birth; stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ramsey Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 8, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  C. B. Cron, South Tunnel 


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