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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
March, 1921

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

Name:  Geo. M. Drake
Place of Death:  District 14, Fountain Head
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower  
Date of Birth:  don't know
Age:  Supposed to be 85 years.
Occupation:  Retired Editor
Birthplace:  Don't know
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:  March 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Chattanooga, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  March 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  Pre Mulford, Fountain Head 


Name:  Clarissa Rogan Desha
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1835
Age:  85 years
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Frank Rogan
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Read
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:  3 months; in the state about all of life
Place of Burial:  Cynthiana, Ky.
Date of Burial:  March 4, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Clarissa Della Herel?, Shreveport, La. 


Name:  Ollie Heart Wright
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:    November 5, 1897
Age:  23 years, 3 months, 28 days
Occupation:  School girl
Birthplace:  Carthage
Name of Father:  W. D. Wright
Birthplace of Father:  Sykes, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  M. M. Reasoner
Birthplace of Mother:  Sykes, Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary TB
Length of Residence:  2 months
Place of Burial:  Hance, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  March 4 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  W. D. Wright, Gallatin 


Name:  Carrie Gleaves
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  December 18, 1908
Age:  12 years, 2 months, 13 days
Occupation:  house work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Mack Gleaves
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cara Williams
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  March 6, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Mack Gleaves 


Name:  A. Clayton Wallace
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 1, 1852
Age:  69 years, 2 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joe Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wilson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:  all life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  March 4, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. M. Lackey, Gallatin 


Name:  Nettie Christine Caruthers
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant  
Date of Birth:  September 16, 1920
Age: 6 months, 5 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  W. H. Caruthers
Birthplace of Father:  Todd Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elleman
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  March 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Briley Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 4, 1921 
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None 
Informant:   Chas. Summerville, Cottontown, Tenn. 


Name:  Bettie Winfred Wood
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  February 17, 1890
Age:  31 years, 15 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Robertson Co.
Name of Father:  John Clark
Birthplace of Father:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hana Cothren?
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co.
Date of Death:  March 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  John Wood, Mitchellville, Tenn. 


Name:  Benjamin Briley
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  January 6, 1904
Age:  17 years, 1 month, 9 days
Occupation: Farming
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Elisha Briley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minnie Brown
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  March 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia; Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Halltown Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 6, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  Jim Brown, Fountain Head 


Name:  Clara Bell Barry
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored  
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  October 11, 1898
Age: 22 years, 4 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  John Barry
Name of Father:  John Barry
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mickey Scott
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 7, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary TB
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Family Burial Ground
Date of Burial:  March 8, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin 
Informant:  Amelia Christia
(Christian) 


Name:  Catherine Hite
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  Sept. 19, 1920
Age:  0 years, 5 months, 18 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Ernest Hite
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pirl Hinton
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16
Date of Death:  March 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 9, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  Vernon Hinton, Mitchellville 


Name:  Mattie Alexander Edwards
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  Feby. ?, 1883
Age:  38 years, 1 month, ? days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Chas. Alexander
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Erkin
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  March 9, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diagnosis undetermined
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin  
Informant:  Mrs. H. A. Holmes, Gallatin 


Name:  Anna Lee Hughes
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  June 12, 1917
Age:  3 years, 9 months, 9 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Hughes
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Rutherford
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 9, 1921
Cause of Death:  Broncho pneumonia; Contributory - Whooping cough
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life; former resident Mt. Ollie, Sumner Co.
Place of Burial:  Mt. Ollie
Date of Burial:  March 10, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No undertaker
Informant:  James L. Hughes, Hendersonville 


Name:  William Frederick Hughes
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  May 20, 1920
Age: 10 months, 9 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James L. Hughes
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Rutherford
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 9, 1921
Cause of Death:  Broncho pneumonia; Contributory - Whooping cough
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life; former resident Mt. Ollie, Sumner Co.
Place of Burial:  Mt. Ollie
Date of Burial:  March 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No undertaker
Informant:  James L. Hughes, Hendersonville 


Name:  Una Dorris
Place of Death:  District 12
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  July 24, 1897
Age: 23 years, 7 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. M. Durham
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Florence Underwood
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  March 12, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary TB
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  March 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crow Bros., Westmoreland
Informant:  Charlie Dorris, Westmoreland 


Name:  Granville Stargil
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  September 4, 1865
Age:  55 years, 6 months, 9 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Jack Stargil
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Tutle
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  March 13, 1921
Cause of Death:  Paralysis of Lower lbs.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Halltown
Date of Burial:  March 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   Jim Stargil, Fountain Head 


Name:  Robter (Robert) Edward Hays
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  July 10, 1907
Age:   13 years, 6 months, 4 days
Occupation:  School boy
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  G. B. Hays
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Grimes
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  1 year, 6 months; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery 
Date of Burial:  March 15, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. W. B. Chrislley?, Nashville 


Name:  William Bennett Gilliam
Place of Death:  District 14 
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower  
Date of Birth:  December 7, 1838
Age:  82 years, 3 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  S. R. Gilliam
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Duffer
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  March 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diabetes or Raymonds Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  A. E. Gilliam, Fountain Head, Tenn. 


Name:  Rabeca Williams
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Girl
Race:  Blk.  
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  January 5, 1921
Age:  0 years, 2 months, 10 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Portland, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Lee Williams
Birthplace of Father:  District 16
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nola Simpson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  March 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Bronchial Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Field Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Lee Williams, Portland 


Name:  Frederick Vernon
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower  
Date of Birth:  July 7, 1840
Age: 80 years, 8 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Retired Farmer
Birthplace:  Virginia
Name of Father:  Frederick Vernon
Birthplace of Father:  Georgia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Denison?
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  March 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Frank Vernon, Fountain Head 


Name:  Floyd Swift
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  S  
Date of Birth:  June 16, 1921
(should be 1920)
Age:  9 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Dan Swift
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hattie Bagwell
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 16, 1921
Cause of Death:  Double Lobar Pneumonia following whooping cough
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Swift Graveyd.
Date of Burial:  March 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Danl Swift, Goodlettsville, Tenn. 


Name:  Frances Nola Barbee
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  Mar
Age: 52
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Jo Miflin
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Vecie Balin
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  March 16, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Insufficiency
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  McKendree Chapel
Date of Burial:  March 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkerson Bros., Portland 
Informant:  Ray Barbee, Portland 


Name:  Thomas Mitchell
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  March 10, 1876
Age:  45 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. William Mitchell
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hoy
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pistol shot from unknown hands; dead when physician arrived
Length of Residence:  all his life
Place of Burial:  Mitchell Buring ground
Date of Burial:  Mar (page turned up at corner)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  Mrs. Clara Bell Mitchell, Cottontown 


Name:  Sank Bryne Wilkes
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  May 18, 1902
Age:  19 years
Occupation:  Taxi Driver
Birthplace:  Tenn. Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Dave Wilkes
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mitchner
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  From Pistol shot from unknown hands; Dead when physician arrived
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  Mar (page turned up at corner)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  Dave Wilkes, 1602 W. End Ave., Nashville 


Name:  Luke C. Punshon
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  March 31, 1842
Age:  78 years, 11 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  England
Name of Father:  Luke Punshon
Birthplace of Father:  England
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nichalin? Paisley
Birthplace of Mother:  England
Date of Death:  March 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  (Page turned up at corner)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkins Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  Bessie L. Deacy, Fountain Head 


Name:  Jessie Bledsoe
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  March 20, 1899
Age:  21 years, 0 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Trouslet Co.
Name of Father:  Bill Bledsoe
Birthplace of Father:  Trouslet Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minie Elliot
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  March 25, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Buntin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 26
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman  
Informant:   Bill Bledsoe, Portland 


Name:  Thomas Whiteside Rippy
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White  
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  July 8, 1840
Age:  80 years, 8 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co. Tennessee District 12
Name of Father:  Thomas Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rosana Tayeta?
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  March 26, 1921
Cause of Death:  ?
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cemetery
Date of Burial:  (Corner turned up, can't read)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  J. W. Rippy, Orlinda 


Name:  Martha Choat
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Supposed to be 78 years
Occupation:  House Keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joseph Martin
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Balding?
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 26, 1921
Cause of Death:  No physician in charge; caused by a fall and broke hip
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  Mar (corner turned up, can't read)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:   S. A. Choat, Portland 


Name:  Narsisus Young
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:   Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  January 31, 1833
Age:  88 years, 1 month, 27 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:   Sumner Co., Tenn. 
Name of Father:  John Brackin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rodie Graves
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill
Date of Burial:  March 29, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros., Portland
Informant:  J. H. Barber, Bethpage 


Name:  George W. Chipman
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1854
Age:  66 years, 8 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Pension Atty.
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joseph Chipman
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Kittie McGaughey  
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 29, 1921
Cause of Death:  Arteriosclerosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:   Bethpage Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 30, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  C. V. Chipman, Bethpage 


Name:  Dena Adams
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  No data available
Age:  Appeared to be about 50 years
Occupation:  Cook
Birthplace:  Ark.
Name of Father:   No data available 
Birthplace of Father:  No data available
Maiden Name of Mother:  No data available
Birthplace of Mother:  No data available
Date of Death:  March 30, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  No data available (Wm. N. Lackey written above) 


Name:  Mary Lou Ross
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  December 20, 1920
Age:  3 months, 11 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Booker Ross
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minnie Gross
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 30, 1921
Cause of Death:  Died suddenly, cause unknown
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Copeland
Date of Burial:  
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None  
Informant:  Booker Ross, Hendersonville 


Name:  Woodward Infant (Still Born)
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  March 15, 1921
Age: Stillborn
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin
Name of Father:  Fred Ralston? Woodward
Birthplace of Father:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Marie Boddie Paterson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  March 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  March 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. N. Lackey, Gallatin 


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