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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
September, 1920

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

Name:  Perlie L. Graves
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth: July 13, 1888
Age:  32 years, 1 month, 18 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  District 12
Name of Father:  Allen Graves
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy J. Harper
Birthplace of Mother:  Louisana?
Date of Death:  September 1, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 2, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Nancy J. Denning, Fountain Head, Tenn. 


Name:  William F. Whiticker  
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 20
Age:  57 years, 5 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wm. Whiticker
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Flatt
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  No Doctor
Length of Residence:  2 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Tom Whiticker, Hendersonville 


Name:  Minerva Garrett
Place of Death:  District 9, Village Green
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  No data, 1881
Age:  39 years
Occupation:  Housemaid
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jack Garrett
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Frances Garrett
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Village Green
Date of Burial:  September 5, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Illegible 


Name:  Sylviana Alexander
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:    April 11, 1896
Age:  24 years, 4 months, 11 days
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Abe Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Ragan
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 4, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 6, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Nancy Wallace 


Name:  Derrie Franklin
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  No data, 1855
Age:  65 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Wes Malone
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Closie S. Catt
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 5, 1920
Cause of Death:  Chronic Intestinal Nephritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  September 6, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Lonies Young, Gallatin 


Name:  Gordan Edward Carley
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 3, 1920
Age:  6 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Arsey Carley
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 9, 1920
Cause of Death:  Not known; no medical attention
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Don't know
Date of Burial:  September 9, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Clarence Malone 


Name:  James Hibey? Shanklin
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:    June 9, 1862
Age:  58 years, 3 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  District 13, Sumner
Name of Father:  John Shanklin
Birthplace of Father:  District 13, Sumner
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ardlia Sarver
Birthplace of Mother:  District 13, Sumner
Date of Death:  September 10, 1920
Cause of Death: Aortis following heart trouble 
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Shanklin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 11, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. S. M. Shanklin, Portland 


Name:  No Name (Montgomery Infant)
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  September 10, 1920
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robt. S. Montgomery
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Myrtle Williams
Birthplace of Mother:  Davidson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 10, 1920
Cause of Death:  Premature Birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 10, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Charles Montgomery, Hendersonville
Informant:  R. S. Montgomery, Edenwold, Tenn. 


Name:  Thurmond Freeland
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 4, 1873
Age:  27 years, 2 months, 13 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Sydney Freeland
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Julia Gant
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  September 11, 1920
Cause of Death:  He was born idiot and died without medical attention
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cedar Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 12?, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  S. G. Freeland, Fountain Head 


Name:  Georgia Etta Howell
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  August 20, 1860
Age:  60 years, 25 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Fletcher McMurry
Birthplace of Father:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Ann Allan
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  September 14, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 14, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Miss Kate M. Love, Gallatin 


Name:  Not named (Johns Infant)
Place of Death:  Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September, 1920
Age:  8 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Geo. Johns
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lona Ragland
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 16, 1920
Cause of Death:  Premature Birth
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  At Home
Date of Burial:  September 17, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  A. O. Miller, Petroleum, Ky. 


Name:  Frank Levington
Place of Death:  District 6, Millersville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  69 years (guess)
Occupation:  Merchandise
Birthplace:  russia
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Same
Maiden Name of Mother:  (left blank)
Birthplace of Mother:  (left blank)
Date of Death:  September 18, 1920
Cause of Death:  Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Spring Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 19, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Alice E. Levington, Goodlettsville, Tenn. 


Name:  Nancy Caldwell
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 5, 1830
Age:  89 years, 9 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Nothing
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Troutt
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  September 20, 1920
Cause of Death:  Old age - not sick
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 21, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Stinson
Informant:  D. W. Stinson, Westmoreland


Name:  Virginia Fortney Whiteside
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  December 28, 1913  
Age:  6 years, 8 months, 25 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  O. B. Whiteside
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lillian Allison
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 22, 1920
Cause of Death:  Diphtheria
Length of Residence:  4 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 22, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. O. B. Whiteside, Gallatin 


Name:  John William Rutledge
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  January 8, 1843
Age:  77 years (no data)
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  E. B. Rutledge
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Curry
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 22, 1920
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease; Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  46 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 23, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Arthur Rutledge, Gallatin 


Name:  Fannie Graves
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  November 3, 1849
Age:  70 years, 10 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  George Cline
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alice Hill
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  September 23, 1920
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 24, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  G. A. Graves 


Name:  Ruth Foster Claggett
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  October 10, 1919
Age:  0 years, 11 months, 13 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Geo. F. Claggett
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rutherford
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  September 24, 1920
Cause of Death:  Colitis
Length of Residence:  7 months; in state 11 months 13 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 25, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Geo. F. Claggett, Gallatin


Name:  Charles Miller Hoffman, Jr.
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  June 16, 1917
Age:  3 years, 3 months, 9 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Miller Hoffman
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Denney
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 25, 1920
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. T. L. Watkins, Gallatin 


Name:  Cleo Rogers
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 12, 1918
Age:  2 years, 14 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Virgil Rogers
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Gibbin?
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Eutero Colitis
Length of Residence:  in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Horn Graveyard
Date of Burial:  September 26, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Virgil Rogers, Hendersonville 


Name:  Ruth Alexander
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 8, 1917
Age:  3 years, 4 months, 19 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joe Alexander
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sylviania Wallace
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 26, 1920
Cause of Death:  Tubercular Meningitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 27, 1920
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Joe Alexander, Gallatin 


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