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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
June, 1921

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

Name:  Rufus Edward House
Place of Death:  Gallatin, W. Main St.
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 1, 1854
Age:  67 years, 9 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Merchant, Department store
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James House
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Miss Crenshaw
Birthplace of Mother:  ?
(question mark is on certificate)
Date of Death:  June 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Acute Dilitation of Heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  June 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  C. G. House, Atlanta, Ga. 


Name:  Abraham Lincoln Fry
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tennessee, 66 Cemetery St.
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 12, 1863
Age: 58 years, 11 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Farmer Retired 6 years
Birthplace:  Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Name of Father:  Henry Fry
Birthplace of Father:  Wash County, Ind.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margaret Fry
Birthplace of Mother:  Push? County, Indiana
Date of Death:  June 7, 1921
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease; Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  June 8, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin  
Informant:  John H. Fry, Gallatin, Tennessee 


Name:  B. F. Buckingham
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  January 15
Age:  75 years
Occupation:  None, Retired
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:   Thos. Buckingham 
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Holt
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  June 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  C___ Renial Disease; Myocardial Insufficiency contributory
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 9, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: Mrs. Lillie Cleveland, Gallatin


Name:   James Edward Wilkinson
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  March 11, 1921
Age:  2 months, 29 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Frank Wilkinson
Birthplace of Father:  District 15
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Ray
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16
Date of Death:  June 10, 1921
Cause of Death:  Ilio Colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Wilkinson Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 11, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wmn., Portland
Informant: Frank Wilkinson, Fountainhead


Name:  Johnnie Bell Davis
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Mail
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Aprl 13, 1911
Age:  10 years, 2 months
Occupation:  school boy
Birthplace:  Trousdail County
Name of Father:  John Davis
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Epperson
Birthplace of Mother:  Trousdail County
Date of Death:  June 13, 1921
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart disease; mitral regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Durham Chapel
Date of Burial:  June 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris-Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Ruffus Horton, Gallatin 


Name:  Charlie Craig
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  November 20, 1849
Age:  71 years, 6 months, 25 days
Occupation:  Retired Mason
Birthplace:  Scotland
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Scotland
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Craig
Birthplace of Mother:  Ireland
Date of Death:  June 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Intestinal nephritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros., Portland
Informant: Mrs. G. D. Livingston, Gallatin


Name:  Amelia J. Durham
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  April 6, 1846
Age:  75 years, 2 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joseph Williams
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Robertson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  June 16, 1921
Cause of Death:  Unknown natural cause, no dr.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Durham Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Hodges & Meador, Bethpage 
Informant:  Lonnie Durham, Bethpage 


Name:  Nellie N. Dye
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:   Female
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  March 11, 1921
Age: 0 years, 2 months, 29 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carnie Dye
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16
Date of Death:  June 14, 1921
Cause of Death:   Premature birth 
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Field Cemetery 
Date of Burial:  June 15, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland 
Informant: A. A. Dye, Portland 


Name:  Lee Infant
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  June 16, 1921
Age:  0 years, 0 months, 0 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Portland, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robert Lee
Birthplace of Father:  District 14
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Hunter
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16
Date of Death:  June 16, 1921
Cause of Death:  Smothered to death
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mount Moriah
Date of Burial:  June 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  Robert Lee, Portland 


Name:  William Gillespie
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex:   Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  don't know exact date
Age:  about 38
Occupation:  Laborer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Ruben Gillespie
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  June 17, 1921
Cause of Death:  accident struck by hand car causing death in few moments
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Loagin Cmty.
Date of Burial:  June 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Moore Crowder, Gallatin 
Informant:  G. W. Washington, Hendersonville 


Name:  Charles H. Thurmond
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  No data available, 1859
Age: 62 years
Occupation:  Carpenter
Birthplace:  Fayette Co., W. Va.
Name of Father:  Carpenter
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  do not know
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  June 17, 1921
Cause of Death:  Uremic Poisoning
Length of Residence:  in W. Va. all of life
Place of Burial:  Huntington, W. Va.
Date of Burial:  June 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  E. H. Butte, Huntington, W. Va. 


Name:  Delia Graves Calvert
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  October 12, 1894
Age:   26 years, 8 months, 6 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Isiak Graves
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maggie Douglas
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olivet
Date of Burial:  June 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Crow Bros., Scottsville 
Informant:  H. E. Snow, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  Tom Donner? Hobdy
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville 
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  November 18, 1856
Age: 64 years, 7 months, 0 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  John Hobdy
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bettie Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  June 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Blurred
Date of Burial:  June 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  J. W. Hobdy, Mitchellville 


Name:  Thomas Hollis
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  January 9, 1852
Age: 69 years, 5 months, 9 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  District 14
Name of Father:  James Hollis
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Virginia Smith
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  June 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fountain Head
Date of Burial:  June 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  Fannie H. Keene, Nashville  


Name:  Vernon Talmady Martin
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  November 16, 1919
Age:  1 year, 7 months, 3 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:   Sumner Co. 
Name of Father:  Walter Martin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carrie Wells
Birthplace of Mother:  Mulenburgh, Ky.
Date of Death:  June 19, 1921
Cause of Death:  Accidental; drowned
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Clesent? Hill
Date of Burial:  June 20, 1921 
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Hodges & Meador, Bethpage 
Informant:  Walter Brown, Fountain Head 


Name:  Estell Bridges
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Female
Race:  White  
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  June 17, 1921
Age:  5 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:   Sumner Co. 
Name of Father:  Lee Bridges
Birthplace of Father:  Davidson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Cage
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 21, 1921
Cause of Death:  Not known
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  Lee Bridges, Gallatin 


Name:  Calvin Carter
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  August 4, 1842
Age:  78 years, 10 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Tom Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Tuttle
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis, no physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Wolf Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Hodges & Meador, Bethpage 
Informant:  John Sadler, Bethpage 


Name:  Louis Withers
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  no data available, 1866
Age:  65 years
Occupation:  Preacher
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jordon Withers
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  June 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer of the Tongue
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  June 24, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Moore & Crowder, Nashville 
Informant:  Mrs. Lottie Withers, Gallatin 


Name:  Daise Cullam
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  August 22, 1896
Age:  24 years, 9months, 25 days
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jim Cullam
Birthplace of Father:  Smith County
Maiden Name of Mother:  Florence Wilkson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner County
Date of Death:  June 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Pilot Knob
Date of Burial:  June 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin 
Informant:   Jim Cullam 


Name:  David Lee Pool
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  May 3, 1853
Age:  68 years, 1 month, 24 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Smith Co.
Name of Father:  Richard Pool
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jeabel Pool
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  June 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Link Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 28, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  George Pool, Portland, Tenn. 


Name:  Cecil Heart Hackett
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  White  
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  September 21, 1919
Age:  1 year, 9 months, 7 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Smith County
Name of Father:  Charlie Hackett  
Birthplace of Father:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Willie Baker
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith County
Date of Death:  June 29, 1921
Cause of Death:  Euterocolitis
Length of Residence:  1 year, 6 months
Place of Burial:  Hackett G. Y.
Date of Burial:  June 30, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Harris & North, Gallatin 
Informant:  Charlie Hackett, Gallatin 


Name:  Infant of J. E. Downs
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  Still Born
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. E. Downs
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hatcher
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Transverse prusuit? podolic version, asphysiation in delivery, coming head
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Date of Burial:  June 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin  
Informant:  J. E. Downs, Gallatin 


Name:  Geo. Newton Green
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  June 15, 1921
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Eugene Green
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nanie May Lunday
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born baby
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech
Date of Burial:  June 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville 
Informant:  J. N. Green, Edenwold, Tenn. 


Name:  Sullivan Infant
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  
Date of Birth:  June 24, 1921 
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Johnie Sullivan  
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fannie Stafford
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  June 24, 1921
Cause of Death:   Still Birth from nutricial disturbance
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bethpage Cemetery
Date of Burial:  June 25, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Tom Lane, Bethpage 
Informant:  W. W. Roark, Bethpage 


Name:  Still Born Child of Andrew D. Hesson
Place of Death:  District 4, Fairview
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  June 22, 1921
Age: Still born
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner County, 4th Dist.
Name of Father:  Andrew D. Hesson
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Veisie Morgan
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  June 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still Born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  June 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:   Harris & North 
Informant:  W. N. Lackey, Gallatin 


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