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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
November, 1921

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #134 , Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 55
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2005

Name:  Henry Lee Hendrick
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status: Married  
Date of Birth:  October 8, 1866
Age:  55 years, 0 months, 25 days
Occupation:  Tobacconist
Birthplace:  Warren Co., Ky.
Name of Father:   Robert W. Hendrick
Birthplace of Father:  Warren Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary E. Grisham
Birthplace of Mother:  Warren Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  November 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Empysema of left side of chest
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairview Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 3, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  illegible
Informant:  E. L. Hendrick, Bowling Green, Ky.


Name:  Mary Cantrell
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  March 17, 1875
Age:  46 years, 7 months, 5 days
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Sam Gentry
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lizzie Perkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pilot Knob
Date of Burial:  November 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant: Lizzie Gentry, Chapple Hill, Tenn.


Name:  Mollie Turner
Place of Death:  District 4, Gallatin, Nashville Pike
Sex: Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  No data, 1876  
Age:  45 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace: Tennessee
Name of Father:  Not known
Birthplace of Father:  Not known
Maiden Name of Mother: Not known
Birthplace of Mother: Not known
Date of Death: November 7, 1921
Cause of Death:  No doctor in attendance at time of death
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ben Brown Farm, Gallatin
Date of Burial:  November 8, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant: Andrew Turner, Gallatin


Name:  Mollie E. Jones
Place of Death:  District 8, near Cottontown
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Jan. 1, 1849
Age:  72 years, 10 months, 7 days
Occupation: Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  J. Grubbs
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Purrinton
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  November 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  Fracture of hip joint
Length of Residence:  place of death, 40 years; former resident Ky.
Place of Burial: Brigance Graveyard
Date of Burial: November 9, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: J. A. Jones, Cottontown


Name:  Lovie Grace Perdue
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 23, 1899
Age:  22 years, 1 month, 18 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Robertson County, Tn.
Name of Father:  Frank Lovell
Birthplace of Father:  Illinois
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clara Anderson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tn.
Date of Death:  November 11, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  Ebenezer Cemetery
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 12, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: Curtis Perdue, Fountain Head


Name:  James Austan (Austin)
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  October 22, 1921
Age:  23 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 14
Name of Father:  L. T. Austan
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Lust
Birthplace of Mother:  Nashville, Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 16, 1921
Cause of Death:  Hemophligia during Labor
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush
Date of Burial:  November 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: Lee Austan, Fountain Head, Tenn.


Name:  John Morgan Hollis
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  February 17, 1839
Age:  82 years, 9 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Retired M. D.
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  James Hollis
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Reed
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Arterial Sclerosis and Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  at place of death - 38 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Private Graveyard
Date of Burial:  November 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant: Scott Reed, Cottontown, Tenn.


Name:  Roy Harrison
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 4, 1896
Age:  25 years, 9 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Alex Harrison
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carry
(Kelley) Harrison
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Walnut Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: A. Harrison, Cottontown


Name:  George Shepard Frye
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 14, 1885
Age:  36 years, 8 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  William Frye
Birthplace of Father:  Pa.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nolen
Birthplace of Mother:  Ohio
Date of Death:  November 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Dementia Presox
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant: William Frye, Gallatin


Name:  Lucinda Johnson
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  May 10, 1845
Age:  73 years, 6 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Escue
Birthplace of Father:  NC
Maiden Name of Mother:  E. Houdashelt
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer & Dropsy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Carter Graveyard
Date of Burial:  November 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador
Informant: Amanda Holmes, Bethpage


Name:  James Monroe Brown
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 6, 1905
Age:  16 years, 5 days, 16 days
Occupation:  School boy
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  William Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Bedford Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Williams
Birthplace of Mother:  Davidson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Hemorrhage from nose and g____?
Length of Residence: 7 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Family Graveyard
Date of Burial:  November 23, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: Mrs. W. B. Brown, Hendersonville


Name:  Elex (Alex) Byran Groves
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  September 29, 1842
(November 24, 1851 crossed out, Sept. 29, 1842 written across the top)
Age:  49?
(should be 79 maybe?) years, 11 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Machinist
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Groves
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maria Byrum
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant: Chares
(Charles) Groves


Name: Josie Belote
Place of Death:  Castalian Spgs., District 1
Sex:   Female
Race:  White
Marital Status: Single
Date of Birth:  September 25, 1845
Age:  76 years, 1 month
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Jeremiah Belote
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Wilson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 23, 1921
Cause of Death:  Arterosclorosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Belote Graveyard
Date of Burial:  November 24, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Sue Wynne, Castalian Spgs.


Name:  William Nelson Carter
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 11, 1838
Age:  83 years, 4 months, 15 days
Occupation: Farmer & Trader
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. M. Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eliza Turner
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 26, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cardio Vascular Renal Disease
Length of Residence:  place of death, 2 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: Mrs. Lee Wise, Gallatin


Name:  Ruby Dell Dorris
Place of Death:  White House, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 4, 1912
Age:  9 years, 4 months, 23 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Salathiel Marion Dorris
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Leola McMyrtie Morris
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Bronchial Pneumonia in both lungs
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dorris Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson & Woodall, White House
Informant: Salathiel Marion Dorris, White House, Tenn.


Name:  William Lee Pleasant
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status: Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 20, 1843
Age:  78 years, 11 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Jackson Co.
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  November 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Biggs Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: J. B. Moore, Nashville, Tenn.


Name:  Beula May Perdue  (Twin)
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 13, 1921
Age:  2 months, 15 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Geo. W. Perdue
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nettie Shirly
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  November 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  Spinal Meninigitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Chockran Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: Geo. W. Perdue, Portland


Name:  Buford Lee Perdue (Twin)
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 13, 1921
Age:  2 months, 17 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Geo. W. Perdue
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nettie Shirly
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  November 30, 1921
Cause of Death:  Spinal Meningitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Chockran Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: Geo. W. Perdue, Portland


Name:  Infant of Edd Prince
Place of Death:  Hendersonville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  November 22, 1921
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Edd Prince
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Laura Potts
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  November 23, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Doris Ranis Co., City
Informant: A. J. Anderson, Nashville, Tenn.


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