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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
August, 1921

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

Name:  Q. A. Rippy
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 1, 1855
Age:  66 years, 2 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Andy Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Rippy
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 2, 1921
Cause of Death:  Dropsy
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Rippy Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 3, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Thornton, Westmoreland
Informant:  Manda Hakins, Bethpage 


Name:  Bettie Keen
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 3, 1905
Age:  16 years, 5 months
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  C. M. Keen
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elmira Graves
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cem.
Date of Burial:  August 4, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  B. E. Graves, Bethpage 


Name:  Jim C. Kennedy
Place of Death:  District 1, Castal. Spg.
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 24, 1904
Age:  17 years, 2 months, 9 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  W. C. Kennedy
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  L. M. Woodard
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hartsville Cem.
Date of Burial:  August 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  J. W. Thorpe, Hartsville
Informant:  E. W. Brasier, Castalian Springs, Tenn. 


Name:  Maria Bell
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 2, 1891
Age:  30 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Mentlow
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Amanda Bates
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 3, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 3, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Daisy Adams, Gallatin 


Name:  E. Thompson
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 10, 1921
Age:  2 months, 24 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Ed Thompson
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Etta Summers
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 4, 1921
Cause of Death:  Deformed
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cem.
Date of Burial:  August 5, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Rey? M____ , Bethpage


Name:  Martin Luther Buntin
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Boy
Race:  Blk
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  August 9, 1919
Age:  5 years, 11 months, 27 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Arthe Buntan
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Manda West
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co.
Date of Death:  August 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Perri Tonsillis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Buntin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  6-7-1921
(should be August)
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman
Informant:  Arthe Buntin, Mitchellville 


Name:  Ruby Corrine Link
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 23, 1917
Age:  4 years, 3 months, 13 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner
Name of Father:  Willie Link
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner
Maiden Name of Mother:Ruby Legg
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner
Date of Death:  August 6, 1921
Cause of Death:  Acute Intestinal Nephritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cem.
Date of Burial:  August 7, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros., Portland
Informant:  Willie Link, Portland 


Name:  Maud Lambert
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 8, 1919
Age:  2 years, 3 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Curtis Lambert
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nubia Troutt
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 8, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olivet
Date of Burial:  August 9, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  G. A. Cline, Adolphus, Ky.
Informant:  C. W. Border?, Westmoreland 


Name:  Frank Carey
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Winchester Street
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July, 1888
Age:  33 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Buford
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Margaret Carey
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 12, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cairo
Date of Burial:  August 13, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Daisy Adams, Gallatin 


Name:  Jennie West
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 14, 1852
Age:  69 years, 1 month, 29 days
Occupation:  House wife
Birthplace:  Warren Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Albert Bass
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  August 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Chronic t____ disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 14, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  John West, Portland 


Name:  Leon Taylor
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  August 1, 1920
Age:
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Henry Taylor
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hassell
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Ileocolitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bushes Chapel
Date of Burial:  August 15, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Henry D. Taylor, South Tunnel, Tenn. 


Name:  Mallie Elam
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  supposed to be 73 yrs.
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner County
Name of Father:  Sherden Hunter 
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Liddie Hunter
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  August 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  myocarditis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant: Albert Hunter, Portland 


Name:  Fannie L. Harrison
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Sing.
Date of Birth:  No data, 1890
Age:  31 years
Occupation:Supervisor; teacher
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  George Harrison
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Talitha Young
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 14, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Emphysema
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  August 17, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore Crowder Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Lottie Withers, Gallatin 


Name:  Della Brewer
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  Blk.
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  supposed to be 23 yrs.
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  France Turner
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maggie Bell
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cmty.
Date of Burial:  August 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & W., Portland
Informant:  Alfred Brewer 


Name:  Elise Saunders Douglass
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 21, 1873
Age:  47 years, 7 months, 28 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace: Tennessee
Name of Father:  Saunders
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cantrell
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  12 years, in the state 47 years, 7 months, 28 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 20, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Cullen E. Douglass, Gallatin 


Name:  Peytona Barry 
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 5, 1845
Age:  76 years, 1 month, 13 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Thomas Barry
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Saray Payton
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 18, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  30 years, in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Barry G. Y.
Date of Burial:  August 19, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  D. Barry, Gallatin 


Name:  Mary Melvina Keen
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 14, 1851
Age:  70 years, 6 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Richard Brooks
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  August 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pericarditis with effusion
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Beech Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  No informant listed. 


Name:  Margrett Cathrine Read
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  December 16, 1843
Age:  77 years, 8 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jessie Harper
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Gregory
Birthplace of Mother:  N.C.
Date of Death:  August 20, 1921
Cause of Death:  Senility; myocarditis
Length of Residence:  30 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 21, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Ella Pigue, Hendersonville 


Name:  Josiah E. Roscoe
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 3, 1835
Age:  85 years, 10 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Retired Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Thos. Roscoe
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Combs
Birthplace of Mother:  North Carolina
Date of Death:  August 21, 1921
Cause of Death:  Arterial Sclerosis
Length of Residence:  44 years; in state 85 years
Place of Burial:  Roscoe Grave Yard
Date of Burial:  August 22, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. J. J. McKoin, Gallatin 


Name:  Sallie Myers Frakes
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  October 27, 1868
Age:  52 years, 9 months, 27 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Elvis Green
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Myers
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 24, 1921
Cause of Death:  cancer liver, had lump on breast 2 years before
Length of Residence:  2 yrs. at place of death; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 25, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Ewing H. Frakes, Columbia, Tenn. 


Name:  Manda Lee Lawrence
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 13, 1902
Age:  19 years
Occupation:  house work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  George Lawrence
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ida Barry
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 25, 1921
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  August 26, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Ida Lawrence, Gallatin 


Name:  Albert Faley
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 2, 1855
Age:  66 years
Occupation:  Preaching
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Berry Faley
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Amelia Ann Clarksdale
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  August 27, 1921
Cause of Death:  Gastric ulcer
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hartsville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  August 29, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Mary Faley 


Name:  No name (Latimer Infant)
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  August 28, 1921
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Oscar Latimer
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bertie Latimer
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  August 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  It was a premature birth of 6 1/2 or 7 months and only lived about 1 hour
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Warren Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 29, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  H. S. Biggs, Cottontown, Tenn. 


Name:  Alberta Latimer
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 25, 1896
Age:  25 years, 4 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Henry Biggs
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Flourence Kelly
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  August 30, 1921
Cause of Death:  Alburnissuria? preceding a premature birth, baby lived about 1 hour
                             she died 48 hours later
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Warren Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 31, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Henry Biggs, Cottontown 


Name:  Martha E. Hogan
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  October 23, 1847
Age:  76 years, 10 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  D. Latimer
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Long
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 31, 1921
Cause of Death:  Dilated and Hypertrophy of heart
Length of Residence:  2 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. N. A. Polk, Gallatin 


Name:  Stillborn child of Wm. H. Wise
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 1, 1921
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wm. Hannas Wise
Birthplace of Father:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Verna Wise
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 1, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin
Date of Burial:  August 2, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. Lackey, Gallatin 


Name:  James Elmer Law
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 28, 1921
Age:  Still Borne
Occupation
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Millred? James Law
Birthplace of Father:  Ky, Simpson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Frankie McGee
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  August 28, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still Borne
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  State Line Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 29, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Millred Law 


Name:  Etta Davenport
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  August 31, 1921
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Howard Davenport
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Brawner?
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 31, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bush Chapel
Date of Burial:  September 1, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No undertaker in charge
Informant:  Howard Davenport, Gallatin, Tenn. 


Name:  No Name - Jentry Infant
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  August 10, 1921
Age:  Still Born
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. E. Jentry
Birthplace of Father:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bell Armstrong
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  August 10, 1921
Cause of Death:  Still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Armstrong Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 11, 1921
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  J. E. Jentry, Cottontown 


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