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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
April, 1920

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

Name:  Velma Leala Gant
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  October 20, 1919
Age:  1 year, 5 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  District 14 of Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  V. M. Gant
Birthplace of Father:  District 14, Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Debara Stewart
Birthplace of Mother:  District 13
Date of Death:  April 1, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tubercular Menerige
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Corinth Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 2, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  A. L. Stewart, Fountain Head, Tenn. 


Name:  Sarah Elizabeth Roberts
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  March 20, 1837
Age:  83 years, 13 days
Occupation:  House wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Lee Perdue
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Polly King
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 2, 1920
Cause of Death:  Old age
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Boiling Springs
Date of Burial:  April 3, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. L. Roberts, Portland 


Name:  Hobert Blonton Delk
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 1, 1919
Age:  12 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Oscar Delk
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Delmer Bell
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 3, 1920
Cause of Death:  Bronch Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bonai Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 3, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Simpson & Hodge, Bethpage
Informant:  Oscar Delk, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  Jabe House
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 17, 1884
Age:  36 years, 1 month, 16 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Marsh House
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rose Dinning
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:   April 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  Influenza Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  House Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Rose House, Portland 


Name:  Sariah Patterson
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March (no data) 1870
Age:  50 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Patterson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Millie Glispy
Birthplace of Mother:  Mearolin
Date of Death:  April 8, 1920
Cause of Death:  Nephritis, Chronic Parenchymatous
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: April 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Nettie Clark, Gallatin 


Name:  Lizzie Swaney  
Place of Death:  District 2, Cairo
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  1855
Age:  65 years
Occupation:  Housemaid
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Dan Mentloe
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fannie Mentloe
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Aortic insuffiency
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cairo
Date of Burial:  April 10, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Howard Mills, Cairo, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Veda Hatler
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 19, 1912
Age:  8 years, 23 days
Occupation:  School Girl
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Chas. Hatler
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Barnes
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Burned by fire
Length of Residence:  30 days; in state 30 days; former residence - Indiana
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Chas. Hatler, Hendersonville 


Name:  Nancy Clark
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:   August 24, 1874
Age:  36 years
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. H. Gifford
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Adcock
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart disease; Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  4 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Friendship Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. E. Johnson, Fountain Head 


Name:  Carrie Key Bates
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March 13, 1880
Age:  40 years, 29 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Bethpage, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Z. T. Key  
Birthplace of Father:  Bethpage, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emma Long
Birthplace of Mother:  Morristown, Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Organ Dis. Heart
Length of Residence:  4 months, 11 days, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Alex Ray, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  Thos. Allen Jones
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Not known
Age:  54 years
Occupation:  Laborer
Birthplace:  Macon Co., 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:  April 12, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pellagra (supposed to be, no physician)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 13, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland 


Name:  Allie D. Payne
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 5, 1897
Age:  22 years, 8 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. D. Spurlock
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alice Stout
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 12, 1920
Cause of Death:  Peritonitis following child birth
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 14, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  R. Y. Spurlock, Goodlettsville 


Name:  Mallie Roberson
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:    March 15, 1863
Age:  57 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Will Roark
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Julies Medders
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 14, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 15, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Idale Roberson, Gallatin 


Name:  Bertha Cantrell
Place of Death:  District 3, Peach Valley
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 27, 1893
Age:  27 years
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Mark Mills 
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:   Dillie Mills
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 15, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of Bowels
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Peach Valley
Date of Burial:  April 16, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Frank Cantrell, Gallatin 


Name:  Robert Harrison White
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March 1, 1841
Age:  79 years, 1 month, 15 days
Occupation:  Retired Merchant
Birthplace:  District 16, Sumner
Name of Father:  Rubin White
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Harette Briley
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 16, 1920
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation of Heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Friendship Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 17, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  R. J. White, Springfield 


Name:  John Payne Stone
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 15, 1918
Age:  2 years, 1 month
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Henry Stone
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carry Frakes
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 16, 1920
Cause of Death:  Scarlet Fever
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 17, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. H. Stone 


Name:  Hasie Louise Sherren
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  October 27, 1914
Age:  5 years, 6 months, 19 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  F. W. Sherren
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Louise Lambert
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 19, 1920
Cause of Death:  Measles
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherren Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 20, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  F. W. Sherren, Portland 


Name:  Tandy Meador
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  1868
Age:  52 years
Occupation:  Mechanic
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Col Meador
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  April 24, 1920
Cause of Death:  Suicide, shooting himself in head, no physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Rocky Mound
Date of Burial:  April 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland 


Name:  Henry Allen
Place of Death:  District 5, Village of Saundersville, City of Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  Abt. 1840
Age:  80 years
Occupation:  Laborer & Merchant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Valvular Heart Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Rockland, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Date on certificate - April 4, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore & Crowder
Informant:  Mannie Anderson, Nashville, Tenn. 


Name: Ary Bender 
Place of Death:  District 5, Avondail
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March 15, 1840
Age:  80
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joe Franklin
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ary Franklin
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 28, 1920
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Avondail, Tenn.  
Date of Burial:  April 30, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Joe Bender, Gallatin 


Name:  Isic Franklin Watwood
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  May 13, 1831
Age:  88 years, 11 months, 13 days
Occupation:  Retired Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Watwood  
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha McAdams
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  April 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  No physician in charge; supposed to be Heart failure; sudden death
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Fountain Head Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 29, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. D. Watwood, Portland 


Name:  Almira Bell Mitchener
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  December 26, 1831
Age:  88 years, 4 months, 3 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Wm. Roberts
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lockett
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  April 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Paralysis due to Cerbral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:  3 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Corum Graveyard
Date of Burial:  May 2, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Cy Mitchener, Gallatin 


Name:  Mary Francis Coaly (Colley)
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  March 14, 1913
Age:  7 years, 1 month, 15 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. G. Coally
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Ann Harper
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Colley Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 30, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Charlie Colley, Fountain Head 


Name:  Elizabeth Haynes
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March, 1888
Age:  32 years
Occupation:  Housemaid
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John Wright
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margarett Carey
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 30, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Ann Carey, Gallatin 


Name:  John Saunders Wells
Place of Death:  District 3, Hartsville Pike
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 29, 1901
Age:  18 years, 9 months, 1 day
Occupation:  School, Business Course
Birthplace:  Nashville, Tennessee
Name of Father:  B. B. Wells
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lassiter
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 30, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of Lungs
Length of Residence:  2 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 2, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  B. B. Wells, Gallatin 


Name:  Thomas Edison Meguiar
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  April 1, 1920
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. R. Meguiar
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mrs. Lillie Grimm?
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16, Sum. Co.
Date of Death:  April 1, 1920
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Meguiar Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 4, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. R. Meguiar, Portland 


Name:  Stillborn
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  April 4, 1920
Age:  
Occupation:  
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jim High
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother: Callie Adams 
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Miles Durham Graveyard
Date of Burial:  April 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None listed
Informant:  Sarah Chamberlain, Bethpage 


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