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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
April, 1921

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

Name:  Ada Williams
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  May 2, 1879
Age:  41 years, 11 months, 1 day
Occupation:  House keeping
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Berry Moncreif
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Adline Taylor
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bransford
Date of Burial:  April 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Ros Stenson, Westmoreland  
Informant:  Tom Williams, Bethpage 


Name:  Ethel May Perdue
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  Jne 21, 1917
Age:  3 years, 9 months, 11 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 14
Name of Father:  Albert Perdue
Birthplace of Father:  District 13
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jenie Huffines
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 2, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diphtheria
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hobdy Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 3, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant: W. E. Perdue, Fountain Head


Name:  Elizabeth Howard
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 29, 1898
Age:  22 years, 3 months, 5 days
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Presley Garrett
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nora Elliott
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Village Green
Date of Burial:  April 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant: Roberta Covington


Name:  Luther Bledsoe
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 25, 1896
Age:  25 years, 0 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Public Work
Birthplace:  Wilson Co.
Name of Father:  Bill Bledsoe
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minnie Elliot
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  April 5, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bunton Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 6, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant: Bill Bledsoe, Portland


Name:  Anglea
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 6, 1921
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jodie Anglea
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Millie Anglea
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  April 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Lack of Vitality
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  at House
Date of Burial:  April 6, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant: V. G. Walden, Bethpage


Name:  Mary Elizabeth Parker
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  January 16, 1920
Age:  1 year, 2 months, 20 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. C. Parker
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pauline Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia, complicating Pertussis
Length of Residence:  3 months
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: Paul Johnson, Gallatin


Name:  Mary H. Bradley
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 24, 1833
Age:  87 years, 3 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Wife
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:  April 11 1921
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bradley Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant: J. C. Woodall, Fountain Head


Name:  Inez Gatier (Gautier)
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 12, 1912
Age:  8 years, 2 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Scool girl
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Sanford Gatier
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ann M. Thompson
Birthplace of Mother:  Ohio
Date of Death:  April 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diphtheria
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant: J. P. Thompson, Portland


Name:  Mamie Bond
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 9, 1921
Age:  0 years, 0 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Ollie Bond
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Smith
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  No medical service
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sarver Cem.
Date of Burial:  April 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Home folks & neighbors
Informant: Ollie Bond, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  John William Peden
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  September 17, 1838
Age:  82 years, 7 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Hosie Peden
Birthplace of Father:  District 16
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sallie Peden
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  April 24, 1921
Cause of Death:  Due to information old age and heart failure
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Round Pond Cemetery
(Simpson, Ky.)
Date of Burial:  April 25, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant: W. H. Peden, Mitchellville, Tenn.


Name:  William Homer Lee
Place of Death:  District 17, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 25, 1892
Age:  28 years, 10 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  William Lee
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Telitha Dobbs
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 26, 1921
Cause of Death:  He hung himself with rope, suicide
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Vernon
Date of Burial:  April 26, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant: S. H. Equels, Ft. Head


Name:  Joseph Anthony Hodges
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 15, 1856
Age:  65 years, 13 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James A. Hodges
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Miss Blackmore
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Acute Meningitis
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  McKendree Chapel
Date of Burial:  April 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  House & Bryan, Franklin, Ky.
Informant: Walter Hodges, Franklin, Ky.


Name:  Mary Neel
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  March 22 1840
Age:  81 years
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  McWhirter
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Miller
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 30, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer of stomach
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dry Fork Bury Ground
Date of Burial:  May 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Jun? Tyree, Nashville 


Name:  Rippy Infant (Born Dead, Not named)
Place of Death:  District 14, Fountain Head
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 26, 1921
Age:  1 day
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee, Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  M. E. Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Brown
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 25, 1921 (?)
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sulphura, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 27, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant: Misie E. Rippy, Fountain Head  *Two certificates listed for infant; See below 


Name:  Oneal Infant (Not Named)
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Stillborn
Age:
Occupation:  Nothing
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Oneal
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Parley Tuttle
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 1 1921
Cause of Death:  Still Born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  At Home
Date of Burial:  April 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant: James Oneal, Westmoreland 


Name:  Oneal Infant (Not Named)
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 1, 1921
Age:
Occupation:  Nothing
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Oneal
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Parley Tuttle
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  At Home
Date of Burial:  April 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  James Oneal, Westmoreland 


Name:  Rippy Infant
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Apr. 25, 1921
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Mose Rippy
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:
Cause of Death:
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:


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