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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
July, 1920

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

Name:  Harold Johnson
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:    July 6, 1920
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  Charlie Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maggie Wright
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner
Date of Death:  July 6, 1920
Cause of Death:  Premature Birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 7, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. O. Johnson, Portland 


Name:  Will Frank Wilkinson
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 5, 1875
Age:  44 years, 11 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. B. Wilkinson
Birthplace of Father:  East Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Harette Roberts
Birthplace of Mother:  West Virginia
Date of Death:  July 7, 1920
Cause of Death:  He died with consumption; had no doctor for a long time
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Walnut Grove
Date of Burial:  July 8, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  W. D. Wilkinson, Cottontown 


Name:  Ella Lindsey Pearson
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 30, 1883
Age:  36 years, 9 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  James Lindsey
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  McCollough
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 7, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pellegra
Length of Residence:  13 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Bush's Chapel
Date of Burial:  July 8, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Burley Pearson, South Tunnel 


Name:  Thomas Lewis
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Not known, 1867
Age:  53 years
Occupation:  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:  July 7, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 9, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Sallie Lewis, Gallatin 


Name:  John Henry Brinkley
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  June 25, 1920 
Age:  15 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John H. Brinkley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Evia V. Brown?
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Unknown; it dwindled from its birth
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  White House, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. H. Brinkley, White House 


Name:  Lou Kirk
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  December 1, 1846
Age:  73 years, 7 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Eli McKoin
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Walton
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  Fractured femur near hip joint
Length of Residence:  56 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Walton Graveyard
Date of Burial:  July 12, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. C. Johnson, Gallatin 


Name:  Virginia Hoy Jones
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  July 5, 1920
Age:  9 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Chas. Hoy Jones
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lelia Mae Paskey
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  July 14, 1920
Cause of Death:  Unknown
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Family graveyard
Date of Burial:  July 15, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Mrs. Hoy Jones, Saundersville 


Name:  Samuel Carley Baise
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  January 4, 1920
Age:  6 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin
Name of Father:  S. C. Baise
Birthplace of Father:  Birkenville, Ky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Finn
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 15, 1920
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  4 months, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 16, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  S. C. Baise


Name:  No Name
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  July 16, 1920
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 15
Name of Father:  Bernie Ellam
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Tillie Chandler
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co.
Date of Death:  July 16, 1920
Cause of Death:  Premature Birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Halltown Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 17, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Bernie Ellam, Cottontown 


Name:  Nancy Rebeca Clark
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 17, 1839
Age:  81 years, 5 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Allen Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  J. D. Martin
Birthplace of Father:  Allen Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Crostolow
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  July 16, 1920
Cause of Death:  Undetermined
Length of Residence:  11 months; in state 33 years
Place of Burial:  Mt. Pleasant, Ky.
Date of Burial:  July 18, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  W. R. Clark, Gallatin 


Name:  George J. Durham
Place of Death:  District 17, Fairfield
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  October 30, 1835
Age:  84 years, 8 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jim Durham
Birthplace of Father:  Durham, N. Car.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lydia Gillespie
Birthplace of Mother: Virginia
Date of Death:  July 17, 1920
Cause of Death:  Paralitic Stroke; Old Age
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Durham Graveyard
Date of Burial:  July 18, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crow Bros., Scottsville
Informant:  J. E. Durham, Westmoreland 


Name:  Charlie Green Odell
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Divorced
Date of Birth:  May 6, 1881
Age:  39 years
Occupation:  Brakeman
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. C. Odell
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clendenning
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 18, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  1 month, 7 days, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 20, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Fred Johnson, Augusta, Ark. 


Name:  Willie Lee
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  April 15, 1919
Age:  1 year, 3 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  Allen Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Vernie Lee
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Gracie Caisetty
Birthplace of Mother:  Warren Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  July 27, 1920
Cause of Death:  Colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  M________ Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 28, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  G. W. Lee, Portland 


Name:  Granville C. Durham
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 4, 1854
Age:  66 years, 6 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wyatt W. Durham
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margaret Bertrand
Birthplace of Mother:  France
Date of Death:  July 22, 1920
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 23, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. E. Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  A. J. Durham, South Tunnel


Name:  William Buntin
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 22, 1854
Age:  65 years, 8 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James C. Buntin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary E. House 
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 23, 1920
Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of stomach but twice sick previous 
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 24, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. T. Buntin 


Name:  Will Price
Place of Death:  District 7, Mount Olive
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March 17, 1869
Age:  51 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Asbury Price
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Clendening
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 23, 1920
Cause of Death:  No doctor in charge
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Mount Olive
Date of Burial:  July 23, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  John Price, Hendersonville 


Name:  Jim Williams
Place of Death:  District 2, Cairo
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  July, 1824
Age:  95 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  David Wims.
Birthplace of Father:  Unknown
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Wims.
Birthplace of Mother:  don't know
Date of Death:  July 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Senility
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cairo Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 30, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Chas.
Susete? 


Name:  Minnie Malone
Place of Death:  District 11, Durms Chapple
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 18, 1918
Age:  1 year, 11 months, 11 days
Occupation:  No
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jim A. Malone
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alice Patterson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 29, 1920
Cause of Death:  Dysentery
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Durms Chapple
Date of Burial:  July 29, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Ben Malone, Bethpage 


Name:  Hattie Clark Day
Place of Death:  District 3, White
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  February 18, 18--
Age:  67 years
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  new York
Name of Father:  Clark
Birthplace of Father:  New York
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  July 31, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 1, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Haris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Edwin Lane, Gallatin 


Name:  Hunprey, Paul, Jr.  (Should be Hanberry)
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  
Age:  Still born
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Paul Hanberry
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ruby Lee Butt
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  July 20, 1920
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Home place
Date of Burial:  July 21, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Paul C. Hanberry, Mitchellville 


Name:  Stillborn
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 26, 1920
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Douglas Cocreham
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Florence Rankin
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bethpage
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:  Mrs. M. B. Perdue, Bethpage 


Name:  Still Born
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 30, 1920
Age:  Still Born
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  David Douglas
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Laura Leewe?
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 30, 1920
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:  Gallatin
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  August 1, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  ? 


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