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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
July, 1921

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

Name:  Mary Brown Haynes
Place of Death:  District 2?
Sex:  Female
Race:  White  
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 28
Age:  30 years, 28 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Sam Gilmore
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jones
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  3 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin  
Informant:  Mrs. Jessie Clark, Whiplane,
(White Plains?) Ga. 


Name:  H. Reese Baise
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 2, 1921
Age:  3 months
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  S. C. Baise
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Finn
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Illeo Colitis
Length of Residence:  3 months
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant: S. C. Baise


Name:  Martha Baker
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  February 14, 1843
Age:  78 years, 4 months, 16 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Gub Duke
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Caroline King
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 2, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 3, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant: Robert Baker, Gallatin


Name:  Henry R. Blakemore
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status: Married
Date of Birth:  December 25, 1841
Age:  79 years, 6 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Medical Doctor, Retired
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  T. T. Blakemore
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Blakemore
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Acute Dilitation of Heart
Length of Residence:  14 months at place of death; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 4, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. H. A. Blakemore, Gallatin 


Name:  Betty Eula Medow
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 31, 1900
Age:  21 years, 5 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Allie Brown
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Septisemia following an abortion
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gains Burrow RR
Date of Burial:  July 6, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson & Woodall, White House
Informant:  John Medow, Cottontown, Tenn. 


Name:  William Wiley Bracken
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 10, 1855
Age:  66 years, 5 months, 24 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John I?. Bracken
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pruda Perdue
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Middle ear absess with mennigitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Boiling Springs
Date of Burial:  July 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Margaret A. Bracken 


Name:  Mattie Ellis
Place of Death:  Bethpage
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 18, 1881
Age:  40 years
Occupation:  housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Nat Patterson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Frances Brown
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonatis with influenza
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Bethpage
Date of Burial:  July 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, and Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Will Ellis, Bethpage, Tenn. 


Name:  Clara Douglas
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 15, 1920
Age:  1 year, 4 months
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  R. D. Douglas
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarag Davis
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 9, 1921
Cause of Death:  Broncho pneumonia
Length of Residence:  1 year, 4 months
Place of Burial:  Family B. G.
Date of Burial:  July 10, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant: Jake Jackson, Gallatin


Name:  Mary F. Wilkes
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  December 23, 1823
Age:  97 years, 6 months, 16 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Hyram Lewis
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Agnes? Carney
Birthplace of Mother:  North Carolina
Date of Death:  July 9, 1921
Cause of Death:  Old Age, no physician
Length of Residence:  4 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Family B. G.
Date of Burial:  July 10, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North
Informant:  J. M. Wilkes, Bethpage 


Name:  Harvie Dison
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 25, 1870
Age:  51 years, 4 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  District 13
Name of Father:  Giddie Dison
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Garrette
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  July 10, 1921
Cause of Death:  carcinoma of the bowel & intestine
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Round Pond
Date of Burial:  July 11, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros., Portland
Informant:  E. A. Sherron, Portland 


Name:  Reese Pryor
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  January 14, 1918
Age:  3 years, 6 months, 26 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  G. W. Pryor
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Satterfield
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 10, 1921
Cause of Death:  Tonsillar Diphtheria
Length of Residence:  7 days; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Dryfork Church
Date of Burial:  July 11, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  G. W. Pryor, Gallatin 


Name:  Jane J. Lindsey
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  January 31, 1850
Age:  71 years, 5 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John Baulch
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Stone
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 12, 1921
Cause of Death:  Artero Sclerosis
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Salem G. Y.
Date of Burial:  July 13, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. C. Elliott, Gallatin 


Name:  Lena Brooks
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 17, 1875
Age:  45 years, 10 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  District 14
Name of Father:  Buch Kirby
Birthplace of Father:  District 14
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Thorpe
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 12, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill Cty.
Date of Burial:  July 11, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  W. P. Kirby, Fountain Head, Tenn. 


Name:  Stephen Fitts
Place of Death:  District 11, Durham Chapel
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 18, 1865
Age:  56 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Dave Fitts
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hennie Thompson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 12, 1921
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Durham Chapel
Date of Burial:  July 13, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  H. C. Fitts, Bethpage 


Name:  Elsie May Trammell
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 13, 1905
Age:  16 years, 5 months, 0 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Macon Co.
Name of Father:  Sid Trammell
Birthplace of Father:  ?
Maiden Name of Mother:  Serah Claiborne?
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co.
Date of Death:  July 13, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherron Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Ira Trammell and Clara Trammell 


Name:  Thom Sandears
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:    December first 1889
Age:  31 years, 7 months, 14 days
Occupation:  mine work
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Col Ferry Pike
Name of Father:  Jim Sanders
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Jenkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Gun shot wounds of right side & abdomen inflicted by officer
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Tom Donal 


Name:  Sarah S. Ralph
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  October 14, 1836
Age:  84 years, 9 months, 1 day
Occupation:  House hold duties
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Will McMurtry
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  July 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Leasting heart; mitral regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech
Date of Burial:  July 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  J. T. Ralph, Edenwold, Tenn. 


Name:  John N.? Francis
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 11, 1876
Age:  45 years,  1 month, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  James Francis
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Jackson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 15, 1921
Cause of Death:  Killed by gun shot, homicide
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  McCloud Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 16, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman
Informant: Anna Francis, Fountain Head


Name:  Pollie Garrett
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  October 3, 1850
Age:  70 years, 9 months, 15 days
Occupation:  House hold duties
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Wm. Hosay
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Celia Hallet
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Chronic Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech
Date of Burial:  July 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Mrs. I. L. Eidson, Hendersonville 


Name:  Robert Alexander Price
Place of Death:  District Eleven, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 29, 1858
Age:  63 years, 7 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Farming
Birthplace:  Granville, tenn.
Name of Father:  Greenberry Price
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Montgomery
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer stomach
Length of Residence:  14 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Byrn Grave Yard
Date of Burial:  July 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  A. B. Price, Bethpage, Tenn. 


Name:  Hugh Garfield Elliott
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 24, 1881
Age:  40 years, 6 months
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. C. Elliott
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Lane
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 22, 1921
Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of face
Length of Residence:  all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 23, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  A. Rutledge, Gallatin 


Name:  Ben G. Carter
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  1921
Age:  2 months
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jim Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Satterfield
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  July 24, 1921
Cause of Death:  Illio Collitis
Length of Residence:  2 months, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Collier Grave Yard
Date of Burial:  July 25, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Ben Gillespie, Gallatin 


Name:  Margaret E. Hudgins
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 30, 1848
Age:  73 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Houston Isabel
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Marlin
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 26, 1921
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Mrs. T. W. Hunter, Hendersonville 


Name:  Nancy Jane Carter
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  June 27, 1832
Age:  89 years, 11 months
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Escue
Birthplace of Father:  N. C.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Houdeshelt
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Carter Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Amanda Holmes, Bethpage 


Name:  Jimmie Bush
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  december 18, 1904
Age:  17 years, 7 months, 19 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  Collis Bush
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lillie B. Branham
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dry Fork
Date of Burial:  July 31 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Maggie Cooper, Bethpage 


Name:  Mary E. Moody
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  September 16, 1867
Age:  54 years, 10 months, 12 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Key
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Unknown
Date of Death:  July 29, 1921
Cause of Death:  Cancer of uterin
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  5 years at place of death; in state all of life
Date of Burial:  Bethpage Cemetery
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Chas. Tretschel, Gallatin 


Name:  Hellen Hardin
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  March 5, 1918
Age:  3 years, 4 months, 24 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 15
Name of Father:  Bret Hardin
Birthplace of Father:  District 16
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eliza Scott
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson, Co.
Date of Death:  July 29, 1921
Cause of Death:  Diptharetis Tonsil
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall Town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 30, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Ann? Link, Fountain Head 


Name:  Liddie Belle Bush
Place of Death:  District 10, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 10, 1889
Age:  33 years, 5 months, 19 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  George Branham
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner
Date of Death:  July 30, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dryfork
Date of Burial:  August 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  James Pryor, Gallatin 


Name:  Harvey Henderson Hesson
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 30, 1867
Age:  54 years
Occupation:  Blacksmith
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  A. Hesson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Kelly
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 31, 1921
Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of the Liver
Length of Residence:  6 months at place of death; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Bush Chapel
Date of Burial:  August 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Grover Hesson, South Tunnel 


Name:  Minnie Waters
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 11, 1873
Age:  49 years, 5 months, 21 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Slinkard
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 31, 1921
Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of stomach
Length of Residence:  4 years, 6 months; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Brigance Grave yard
Date of Burial:  August 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  William Waters, Cottontown 


Name:  Freeland Infant
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 11, 1921
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Clara Freeland
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ruth Stinson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 11, 1921
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  House Burial yard
Date of Burial:  July 12, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges, Portland
Informant:  Sid Freeland, Portland 


Name:  Brewer Infant
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  July 26, 1921
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Lewis Brewer
Birthplace of Father:  District 16
Maiden Name of Mother:  Della Turner
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16
Date of Death:  July 26, 1921
Cause of Death:  Premature
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Alfred Bunner?, Portland
Informant:  Lewis Brewer, Portland 
 


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