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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
June, 1920

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

Name:  Thomas Putman Garrette
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 16, 1855
Age:  65 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Williamson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Thomas Jefferson Garrett
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Smith Phenix
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  June 1, 1920
Cause of Death:  Aortic regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 2, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Paul Garrett, Mitchellville 


Name:  Johnie Cline
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 25, 1919
Age:  1 year, 3 months, 9 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Tennessee
Name of Father:  Charlie Cline
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ida Dotson
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 2, 1920
Cause of Death:  No physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  June 3, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Charley Cline 


Name:  Sidny Tompkin Reddick
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  August 19, 1834
Age:  85 years, 9 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Minister (ink blot)
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:   Nuton Blackburn Reddick 
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth C. Hodges
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 2, 1920
Cause of Death:  Acute intestinal obstruction
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sulphura Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 3, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. B. Cron, So. Tunnel 


Name:  Stanford Turner Gettings
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March 4, 1881
Age:  39 years, 3 months, 6 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Clay Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John S. Gettings
Birthplace of Father:  Monro Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Bowman
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Influenza complicated with Measles & Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Susan Gettings, Portland 


Name:  Dr. Xavier Bichot Haynie
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 8, 1848
Age:  72 years, 3 days
Occupation:  Retired Doctor
Birthplace:  Dickson Springs, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Dr. Henry Haynie
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bradley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  June 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris
Length of Residence:  40 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  June 12, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Doyle, Gallatin 


Name:  Ignaz Wosta, Jr.
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  School Boy
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1909
Age:  10 years, 8 months, 11 days
Occupation:  School
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  I. G. Wosta
Birthplace of Father:  Austria
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Burysek
Birthplace of Mother:  Russia
Date of Death:  June 16, 1920
Cause of Death:  Septic Poisoning caused by bite of snake or some insect
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bohemian Baptist Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 17, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  I. G. Wosta 


Name:  Robert Lee Franklin
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 8, 1866
Age:  54 years, 2 months, 16 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Dr. J. W. Franklin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Baber
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 24, 1920
Cause of Death:  Suicide, shot through base of brain
Length of Residence:  10 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 15, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. T. Franklin, Gallatin 


Name:  Melvina Burnley
Place of Death:  District 12
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:    May 13, 1842
Age:  78 years, 1 month, 12 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jim Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Polly Tuttle
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 25, 1920
Cause of Death:  Organic heart trouble
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Brown Graveyard
Date of Burial:  June 26, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crow Bros., Scottsville
Informant:  W. H. Burnley, Westmoreland 


Name:  Louisa Pitt
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  August 6, 1851
Age:  68 years, 10 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Moses Cummings
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Griffin
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cummings Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. Wiseman, Cottontown 


Name:  James Rhudolph Burns
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1896
Age:  24 years
Occupation:  Mechanic
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joe Burns
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cothren
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  June 27, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  7 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Cedar Bluff Graveyard
Date of Burial:  June 19, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Sarah Burns, Gallatin 


Name:  Alice M. Hyatt
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  May 28, 1858
Age:  62 years, 29 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Mo.
Name of Father:  Chas. Lewis
Birthplace of Father:  N. C.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hance
Birthplace of Mother:  Va.
Date of Death:  June 27, 1920
Cause of Death:  Undetermined
Length of Residence:  45 years; in state about all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 28, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Claude E. Perkins, Gallatin 


Name:  Fannie E. Hoffman
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  September 23, 1861
Age:  59 years
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wilson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 30, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:    in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 1, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Miller Hoffman, Gallatin 


Name:  Clara Johnson
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 5, 1920
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Gallatin
Maiden Name of Mother:  Josephene Pemberton
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 5, 1920
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  June 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: Wm. N. Lowry?, Gallatin


Name:  Jones Infant
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  June 8, 1920
Age:  Born Dead at 5 months
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Claud Allen Jones
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie D. Higgason
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  June 8, 920
Cause of Death:  A Premature Birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Jones Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 8, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Mrs. Sallie Jones, Cottontown 


Name:  Houston, Florence
Place of Death:  District 3, Peach Valley
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 11, 1920
Age:  Still Born
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Peach Valley
Name of Father:  Lawrence Houston
Birthplace of Father:  Wallace, Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Florence Smith
Birthplace of Mother:  Olenes? Bend, Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  June 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Still Born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Olenes? Bend
Date of Burial:  June 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Doc Tipton
Informant:  Doc Tipton, Peach Valley 


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