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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
February, 1921

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #134, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 55
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2004

Name:  Bertha E. Womack
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  December 16, 1920
Age:  1 month, 0 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  R. J. Womack
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Preuett
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 2, 1921
Cause of Death:  Whooping Cough
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 3, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  G. E. Womack, Gallatin 


Name:Charles S. Elliott
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  February 4, 1845
Age:  76 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Hugh Elliott
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Myers
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Chronic Valvulge Heart Disease (Mitral Regurgitation)
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Elliott G. Y.
Date of Burial:  February 4, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   C. H. Wallace, Gallatin 


Name:  Nimrod Smith Harrison
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  January 22, 1847
Age:  74 years, 0 months, 13 days
Occupation:  Lumberman
Birthplace:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Nathaniel Harrison
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emily Sanders
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  February 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Harrison Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  J. D. Brasier, Sastalian Springs, Tenn.
Informant:  J. T. Harrison, Castalian Springs


Name:  Giles Montgomery
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 30, 1884
Age:  36 years, 9 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Laborer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jim Montgomery
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Taylor
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 5, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Insufficiency; Aortic Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn. Cem.
Date of Burial:  February 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins
Informant:  Mary Taylor, Gallatin 


Name:  Cecil Edward Baskerville
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  January 22, 1920
Age:  1 year, 1 month, 15 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Bob Baskerville
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Trent
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  February 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cerebro Spinal Meningitis
Length of Residence:  1 year, 1 month, 15 days
Place of Burial:  Baskerville Grave Y.
Date of Burial:  Feb. (page folded over day) 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  Bob Baskerville, Bethpage


Name:  James Eliga Strother
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  October 29, 1846
Age:  74 years, 3 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Farm
Birthplace:  District 14, Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Strother
Birthplace of Father:  England
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Mitchell
Birthplace of Mother:  District 8, Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  February 7, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer of Face
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February (page folded over date)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. D. Hoy 


Name:  Arlie Smart
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  July 9, 1906
Age:  14 years, 8 months
Occupation:  Farm Hand
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Bob Smart
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ann Hunter
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  February 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  Epilepsy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pardue Cemetery
Date of Burial:  (Page folded over date)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  Ann Hunter, Mitchellville 


Name:  Taylor Kirkpatrick
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  October 1, 1856
Age:  64 years, 4 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Store Keeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jas. Kirkpatrick
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Baxter
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:   February 7, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 8, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  C. K. Kirkpatrick, Hendersonville 


Name:  Orville Nokes
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  August 19
Age:  72 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Charlie Nokes
Birthplace of Father:  England
Maiden Name of Mother:  Williams
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  February 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Chronic Vavular Heart
Length of Residence:  3 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Cotton G. Y.
Date of Burial:  February 15, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   C. S. Darke, Adams, Tenn. 


Name:  Charley W. Meador
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  February 10, 1921
Age:  4 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:   Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Earnest Meador
Birthplace of Father:  Monroe Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Anna Caldwell
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Congenital Heart trouble
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  February 15, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Earnest Meador, Westmoreland 


Name:  John Martin
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  March 10, 1838
Age: 83 years, 11 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Laborer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Not known
Birthplace of Father:  Not known
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Burton
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Nashville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  February 18, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:   Laura Reid, Depot Ave. 


Name:  Willie W. Vaughn
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  October 18, 1920
Age: 3 months, 27 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Vaughn
Birthplace of Father:   Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Wright
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Steward Grave Yard
Date of Burial:  February 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Felix Robertson, Bethpage
Informant:  James Johnson, Bethpage 


Name:  Harris Warren Suttle
Place of Death:   District 14 
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:   
Date of Birth:  May 17, 1920
Age:  8 months, 28 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:   District 14
Name of Father:  Thom Suttle
Birthplace of Father:  District 14
Maiden Name of Mother:  Satie White
Birthplace of Mother:  District 8
Date of Death:  February 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  had influenza with Broncho pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Thom Suttle, Fountain Head 


Name:  Alvin Benton Bickerstaff
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  November 4, 1840
Age:  80 years, 3 months, 13 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Sanford Bickerstaff
Birthplace of Father:  Mississippi
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lydia Brackin
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 17, 1921
Cause of Death:  Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield C.
Date of Burial:  February 18, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. B. Wilkinson, Portland
Informant:  Y. B. Bickerstaff, Westmoreland 


Name:  Peter Robin Kidwell
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 30, 1842
Age:  78 years, 7 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Farm
Birthplace:  Ohio
Name of Father: William Kidwell 
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan? Collins?
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  February 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. A. Kidwell, Fountain Head 


Name:  James Harvey Ross
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored  
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  January 6, 1921
Age:  Six weeks and a day
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  harvey Ross
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Will Eller Williams
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  February 21, 1921
Cause of Death:  Maxasmus?
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  February 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin, Tenn.
Informant:   Matilda Douglass, Gallatin 


Name:  Elic Lem Denacin
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:   December 23, 1839 
Age:  81 years, 1 month, 28 days
Occupation:  Retired Farmer
Birthplace:  Allen Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Elic Denacin
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Matilda Denacin
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  February 21, 1921
Cause of Death:  Bronchial Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Queen Denacin, Portland 


Name:  Marie Elizabeth Carnahan
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White  
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 2, 1849
Age:  71 years, 8 months, 25 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Richard Zark
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minarvira Zark
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherron Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  T. C. Carnahan, Goodlettsville 


Name:  Thomas Miner
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  September 6, 1850
Age:  69 (blotted out) years, 5 months, 22 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Miner
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jarves?
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Bonar? (Boran?) Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  J. C. Miner, Fountain Head 


Name:  Easter Baker
Place of Death:  Hartz hill
Sex:   Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widdow  
Date of Birth:  January 30, 1853
Age:  68 years, 28 days
Occupation:  housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Green Baker
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Tilda Watkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  February 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease, Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hartz hill
Date of Burial:  March 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin 
Informant:  D. V.? Baker, Gallatin 


Name:  Ruby Oneal
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  February 9, 1921
Age: 0 years, 0 months, 0 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Tallie Oneal
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alva Carter
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  February 9, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Adolphus, Ky.
Date of Burial:  February 10, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  E. C. Keen, Portland 


Name:  Ida May Brooks
Place of Death:  District 14, Fountainhead, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single (Still born)  
Date of Birth:  February 11, 1921
Age: 0 years, 0 months, 0 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 4
Name of Father:  Luther Brooks
Birthplace of Father:  District 14
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nellie Kinght
(Knight)
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  February 11, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 12, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. M. Brooks, Fountain Head 


Name:  Crawford Infant (Still Born)
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:   Girl
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  February 24, 1921
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Waynd Crawford
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lala Crawford
Birthplace of Mother:  Carel Co.
Date of Death:  February 24, 1921
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Redem? Cemetery
Date of Burial:  February 25, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Lala Crawford, Mitchellville  


Name:  Summers Infant (Stillborn)
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  February 25, 1921
Age: Stillborn
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Ephrim Summers
Birthplace of Father:  Murphreesboro, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jenie Douglass
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  Stillborn
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  February 26, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. N. Lacky, Gallatin 


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