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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
October, 1921

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #134 , Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 53 - 56
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2005

Name:  Dela Perry Goad
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  March 30, 1879
Age:  42 years, 6 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  C. F. Perry
Birthplace of Father:  Ala.
Maiden Name of Mother:   Andrews 
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 2, 1921
Cause of Death:  Chronic Parenchymatous Nephritis
Length of Residence:  13 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Columbia, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  October 4, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  Mr. D. J. Goad, Gallatin  


Name:  Simeon A. Corman
Place of Death:  District 14, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  September 11, 1828
Age:  93 years, no months, 23 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Grace Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Will Corman
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  M. Gifford
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  October 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer of Prostrate Gland & Bladder
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:  M. A. Corman, Paris, Tenn. 


Name:  Iris Hamilton
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 10, 1917
Age:  4 years
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  South Tunel Tenn.
Name of Father:  David M. Hamilton
Birthplace of Father:  Lexington, Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ella F. Bond
Birthplace of Mother:  Nashville, Indiana
Date of Death:  October 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tonciliar Diptheria
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Bush Chapel
Date of Burial:  October 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. S. P. Taylor, South Tunnel, Tenn. 


Name:  Simon Andrew McCombs
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 7, 1912
Age:  9 years, 6 months, 27 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Mitchellville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Marion J. McCombs
Birthplace of Father:  Indiana
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nora Dickins
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 4 1921
Cause of Death:  Suppuration Fanrellitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville
Date of Burial:  October 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  M. J. McCombs, Mitchellville 


Name:  James Curen Clendening
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 24, 1837
Age:  83 years, 11 months, 19 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Clendening
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pollie Perdue
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 5, 1921
Cause of Death:  acute uremia
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  A. E. Braswell, Wienstad? R. 5 


Name:  Prissie Hall
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:   Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widdow  
Date of Birth:  Jan. 5, 1836
Age: 85 years
Occupation:  house work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Tom Granger  
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Suckie Horsley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Paynes ___?
Date of Burial:  October 8, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Dave Franklin  


Name:  Velma Sadler
Place of Death:   District 11, Bethpage 
Sex:   Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  May 19, 1894
Age:  27 years, 4 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Nothing in particular
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Garrett D. Sadler
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Leona McDonald
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co., Tenn.  
Date of Death:  October 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diagnosis undetermined
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bethpage, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  October 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  G. D. Sadler, Bethpage, Tenn. 


Name:  Joel Fitzpatrick
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  September 8, 1832
Age: 89 years, 1 month
Occupation:  Retired farmer
Birthplace:  Va.
Name of Father:  Fitzpatrick  
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cross  
Birthplace of Mother:  Va.
Date of Death:  October 7, 1921
Cause of Death:  Injured shoulder
Length of Residence:  at place of death, 4 years
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 8, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   Mrs. A. J. Fitzpatrick, Castalian Springs 


Name:  Eva Lee Culbreath
Place of Death:  Distict 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  5-17-1916
Age:  5 years, 4 months, 21 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co. 
Name of Father:  E. D. Culbreath
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lula Holland
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  October 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diptheria
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall Town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 9, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  E. D. Culbreth, Cotton Town  


Name:  Manerva Sharkey Franklin
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  September 28, 1843
Age: 78 years, 10 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Dr. James Franklin
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cage
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  Dilataton with Hypertey of Heart
Length of Residence:  66 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 10, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. C. Franklin, Saundersville  


Name:  Bessie Bauers
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  September 28, 1908
Age: 13 years
Occupation:  house work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Bud Fitts
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Bauers
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 10, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis, acute miliary
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  October 11, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Rufus M. Bauers 


Name:  Alexander Grimm
Place of Death:  District 8, Long Hollow Pike 
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower  
Date of Birth:  April 15, 1833
Age: 88 years
Occupation: Retired farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  A. Grimm
Birthplace of Father:  Maryerland
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  un.
Date of Death:  October 13, 1921
Cause of Death:  Desentery
Length of Residence:  79 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Grimm G. Y.
Date of Burial:  October 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mr. Wm. S. Grimm, Gallatin 


Name:  Jake Choate
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age: supposed to be 29 or 30 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  H. C. Choate
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ada Welch
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 13, 1921
Cause of Death:  Gun shot wound; accidental
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Ike Choate 


Name:  Howard Strother Watson
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  October 26, 1899
Age: 21 years, 11 months, 18 days
Occupation:  School Boy
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Strother Watson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wyllie
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Peruicious Malarial Fever; had malaria while in U. S. Marines Service in
                             in Haiti for 2 years.
Length of Residence:  in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 15, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin  
Informant:  Strother Watson, Gallatin  


Name:  Beatrice Whiteaker
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status: 
Date of Birth:  October 2, 1921
Age: 13 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jerdon Whiteaker
(Jordon Whitaker)
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Birtie Goaley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  I don't know what was the matter with it.  I thought a cloven palate, it could not nurse.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Idson Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson & Woodall, White House
Informant:  Jerdon Whiteaker, Cotton Town  


Name:  Robert H. Harner (could be Horner)
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  July 24, 1920
Age: 1 year, 2 months, 22 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Ala.
Name of Father:  Alvin Harner  
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Iva Gourley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 16, 1921
Cause of Death:  Colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Goodlettsville
Date of Burial:  October 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Alvin Horner, Goodlettsville  


Name:  Robert Johnson
Place of Death:   District 17 
Sex:  Male 
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  March 12, 1846
Age: 75 years, 7 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Dick Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  NC
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Simpson  
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 17, 1921
Cause of Death:  Eurate Poison of kidney
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Carter Cemetery
Date of Burial:   October 18, 1921 
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meadow
Informant:   Amanda Holmes, Bethpage 


Name:  Lila Bell Bunton
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex: Female
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  Mar. 12, 1918
Age: 3 years, 6 months, 5 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Harry Bunton 
Birthplace of Father:   Sumner Co., Tenn. 
Maiden Name of Mother:  Thida M. Turner
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 17, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Harry Bunton, Mitchellville, Tenn.  


Name:  Elizabeth Ann Baulch
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  October 7, 1844
Age: 77 years, 11 days
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jack Brazier
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Stone
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Chronic Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Salem GY 
Date of Burial:  October 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. O. D. Brazier, Gallatin   


Name:  Ava Clendening
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  January 13, 1888
Age: 33 years, 8 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Clay Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Tine Jiles
Birthplace of Father:  Illinois
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Lipton
Birthplace of Mother:  Overton Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary TB
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope
Date of Burial:  October 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Tine Jiles, Westmoreland  


Name:  Frank R. Wray
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  Unknown
Age:  73 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Wray
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fannie Gregory
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Obstruction of bowels
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pike Graveyard
Date of Burial:  October 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  George Wray, Westmoreland  


Name:  John Branham Harris
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  August 30, 1844
Age:   77 years, 1 month, 19 days
Occupation:  Retired farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Green Harris
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bryson  
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cerebral hem.
Length of Residence:  2 years at place of death; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Stewart Graveyard
Date of Burial:  October 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Tyree B. Harris, Nashville, Tenn.  


Name:  Harry Johnson
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  September 20, 1885
Age:  35 years, 11 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robt. Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucinda Escue
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  Euratic Poison of kidneys
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Carter Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges Meader, Bethpage
Informant:   Amanda Holmes, Bethpage 


Name:  Squire Edens
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  July 5, 1855
Age: 66 years, 3 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Ky.
Name of Father:  Not given  
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not given
Birthplace of Mother:  
Date of Death:  October 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  dropsy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Rippy Graveyd.
Date of Burial:  October 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  Demsy? Edens, Westmoreland  


Name:  Newton Belcher
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  Mar. 5 or 6, 1853
Age: 58 years, 7 months, 0 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  Richard Belcher
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Tennesseee Terry
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  October 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  Aortic Insufficiency
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Hall Town
Date of Burial:  October 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   J. M. Smart, Portland 


Name:  Carline Perry
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland 
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  April 13, 1913
Age:  8 years, 6 months, 8 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Charley Perry
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lorry Wray
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 21, 1921
Cause of Death:  Killed by falling from automobile
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope
Date of Burial:  October 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:   Charley Perry, Westmoreland 


Name:  Nella B. Kizer
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  
Date of Birth:  April 8, 1919
Age: 2 years, 6 months, 17 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  A. B. Kizer
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Onie Cothran
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 25, 1921
Cause of Death:   Diptheretic Croup
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 26, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Onie Kizer, Edenwold 


Name:  Joe Thomas Armstrong
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Feby 10, 1917
Age: 4 years, 8 months, 18 days
Occupation: Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Wm. Armstrong
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Crook
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diptheria
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Trousdale Co. G. Y.
Date of Burial:  October 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   B. D.?  Hackett, Castalian Springs 


Name:  Martha Douglass
Place of Death: District 3 
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status: Single  
Date of Birth:  March 29, 1911
Age:  10 years, 8 months
Occupation:  scool girl
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Vernon Douglass
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Luseal Sulcer
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 31, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Village Green
Date of Burial:  November 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Luseal Miller   


Name:  Oakley Infant
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1921
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Portland, Tenn.
Name of Father:  John T.Oakley
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clara Thom Lanier
Birthplace of Mother:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 5, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born; this was about a seven month child
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 6, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  John T. Oakley, Portland 


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