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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
January, 1922

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #147, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume: 54-57
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
©2004

Name: John William Doss
Place of Death: District 12, Westmoreland
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: Aug. 28, 1876  
Age: 45-4-3
Occupation: Farmer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: John F. Doss
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Francis Graves
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: January 1, 1922
Cause of Death: Poliomyelitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial: Jan. 2, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Cron Brothers
Informant: Charles Doss, Westmoreland


Name: F. S. Williford
Place of Death: District 14, Bethpage
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: Feb. 20, 1846  
Age: 76-11-14
Occupation: Farming
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Williford
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Alley
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 3, 1922
Cause of Death: Cancer of Stomach
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Rockbridge
Date of Burial: Jan. 4, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Hodges & Meador
Informant: F. A. Crowder, Bethpage


Name: Rachel E. Bolton
Place of Death: District 3, Gallatin
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: Nov. 8, 1858  
Age: 63-1-25
Occupation: House Keeping
Birthplace: Trousdale Co., TN
Name of Father: Owen Filson
Birthplace of Father: VA
Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Dice
Birthplace of Mother: VA
Date of Death: Jan. 3, 1922
Cause of Death: Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 4, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: C. C. Alexander Company
Informant: Mrs. Elijah Busse, Gallatin, TN


Name: Lee Haskell Senter
Place of Death: District 17
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: April 15, 1919  
Age: 2-8-19
Occupation: none
Birthplace: KY
Name of Father: Sylvester Senter
Birthplace of Father: KY
Maiden Name of Mother: Ivy Rather
Birthplace of Mother: KY
Date of Death: Jan. 3, 1922
Cause of Death: Indigestion of lungs - Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Allen Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 5, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: P. R. Fykes
Informant: Sylvester Senter, Westmoreland, TN


Name: Francis Weaver
Place of Death: District 5, Rockland
Sex: female
Race: colored
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: Feb. 6, 1871  
Age: 50
Occupation: house work
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Gran Whiddow
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: don't know
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 5, 1922
Cause of Death: Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Rockland
Date of Burial: Jan. 6, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Moore, Crowder & Malone
Informant: Mack Glas, Rockland


Name: Lucian M. White
Place of Death: District 15
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: 11-29-1887  
Age: 34-1-7
Occupation: farmer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Miles H. White
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Em Guthrie
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: 1-6-1922
Cause of Death: suicide
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-8-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson & Wiseman
Informant: Miles H. White, Cotton Town


Name: Mary Macklade Johnson
Place of Death: District 16
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: March 6, 1850  
Age: 71-10-1
Occupation: wife
Birthplace: Smith Co., TN
Name of Father: don't know
Birthplace of Father: don't know
Maiden Name of Mother: Bettie Bush
Birthplace of Mother: Smith Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 7, 1922
Cause of Death: Abscess of Optic nerve - abscess brake of assume? - cancerous form
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 8, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers
Informant: Monroe Johnson,
Mitchellville


Name: Melvin Lovelady
Place of Death: District 16
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: March 26, 1900  
Age: 20-1-10
Occupation: farmer
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: don't know
Birthplace of Father: don't know
Maiden Name of Mother: Rose Lovelady
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 7, 1922
Cause of Death: Labor Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: State Line Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-8-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers
Informant:  J. W. Lovelady, Mitchellville 


Name: Mrs. Mary Jane Bruce
Place of Death: District 3
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: widow
Date of Birth: May 14, 1857 
Age: 64-7-28
Occupation: House Keeper
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Downs
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Soper
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 11, 1922
Cause of Death: Influenza
Length of Residence: ?
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 12, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North
Informant:  Mrs. Isabel Carmichael, Gallatin


Name: Gallatin P. Bailey
Place of Death: District 16
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: April 9, 1831  
Age: 90-9-2
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Birthplace: Robertson Co.
Name of Father: Samuel H. Bailey
Birthplace of Father: Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother: Rebecca Payne
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 11, 1922
Cause of Death: Bronchial Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-19-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers
Informant: Jew Bailey, Portland


Name: Livingston (Infant un-named)
Place of Death: District 12, Westmoreland
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status:
Date of Birth: 1-4-1922  
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace: Westmoreland, TN
Name of Father: Walter Livingston
Birthplace of Father: Macon Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Eva Johnson
Birthplace of Mother: Macon Co., TN
Date of Death: 1-4-1922
Cause of Death: premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Livingston Grave Yard
Date of Burial: 1-5-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant: Walter Livingston, Westmoreland


Name: Robert Chesley Brinkley
Place of Death: District 15
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: 9-9-1887  
Age: 34-3-17
Occupation: Telephone Manager
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: G. A. Brinkley
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Minnie White
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: 1-11-1922
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Brinkley Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-12-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson & Wiseman Brothers
Informant: G. A. Brinkley, White House


Name: John L. Scott
Place of Death: District 9
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: Feb. 3, 1850  
Age: 61-11-22
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: James M. Scott
Birthplace of Father: VA
Maiden Name of Mother: E. Glenn
Birthplace of Mother: VA
Date of Death: Jan. 12, 1922
Cause of Death: Mitral Regurgitation

Length of Residence: 25 years - All of life in TN
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 13, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North
Informant: W. W. Scott, Oxford, Miss.


Name: Sarah Ellen Denning
Place of Death: District 16
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: May 30, 1854  
Age: 67-7-12
Occupation: none
Birthplace: 14 District Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: W. M. Dorris
Birthplace of Father: 14th District Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Susan Perdue
Birthplace of Mother: 13 District Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 12, 1922
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Fountain Head Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 14, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers & Wiseman
Informant: Charles Brinkley, Portland


Name: Bluford Woodward
Place of Death: District 15
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: 11-13-1899  
Age: 22
Occupation: Auto Mechanic
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Jim Woodward
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN 
Maiden Name of Mother: Maggie Legg
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: 1-13-1922
Cause of Death: accidental gun shot
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 15, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson & Wiseman
Informant: C. B. Woodward, Cotton Town


Name: Mrs. Ann Guill
Place of Death: District 10
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: 5/19/1878  
Age:
Occupation: wife
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: George Baldridge
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Harriet James
Birthplace of Mother: Robertson Co., TN
Date of Death: 1-14-1922
Cause of Death: suicide, shot herself with shot gun at her home
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 10, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson & Wiseman
Informant: Mrs. Laura Guill, White House


Name: Porter Groves Cantrell, Jr.
Place of Death: District 5, Hendersonville
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: April 20, 1919  
Age: 2
Occupation: none
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Porter Cantrell
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Helen Brunner
Birthplace of Mother: KY
Date of Death: Jan. 15, 1922
Cause of Death: Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Spring Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-16-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Dorris, Karsch & Co.
Informant: Porter Cantrell, 12 miles Gallatin Road


Name: Dan Davis, Jr.
Place of Death: District 5, Hendersonville
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: Dec. 29, 1921  
Age: 14 days
Occupation: none
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Dan Davis
Birthplace of Father: KY
Maiden Name of Mother: Allice Aldridge
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 16, 1922
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Hendersonville
Date of Burial: Jan. 17, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: none
Informant: Dan Davis, Hendersonville


Name: Sam Sanders
Place of Death: District 7
Sex: male
Race: colored
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: Dec. 15, 1846  
Age: 76
Occupation: farm work
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Grand Sanders
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Sophie Beasley
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 19 (18), 1922
Cause of Death: Arterio Sebusis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Starks Knob
Date of Burial: Jan. 21, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Moore, Crowder & Malone
Informant: Walter Sanders, Hendersonville


Name: Nola May Jones
Place of Death: District 15
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: child
Date of Birth: April 27, 1913  
Age: 8-8-21
Occupation:
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Herbert Jones
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Ethel Andrews
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 18, 1922
Cause of Death: Bronical Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Dorris Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 19, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkinson & Woodall
Informant: Herbert Jones, White House, TN


Name: Jim Stewart
Place of Death: District 11, Westmoreland
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: March 18, 1894  
Age: 27-10-1
Occupation: Day Laborer
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Joe Stewart
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Ida Meador
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 19, 1922
Cause of Death: Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Bethpage Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-20-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: E. D. Stinson
Informant: Walter Wilkerson


Name: James M. Payne
Place of Death: White House
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: July 2, 1848  
Age: 83-6-19
Occupation: Farming
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: William Payne
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: don't know
Birthplace of Mother: Virginia
Date of Death: Jan. 21, 1922
Cause of Death: Bronical Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial: Jan. 22, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkinson & Woodall
Informant: Claud Fitzgerald


Name: Ardie Min Harris
Place of Death: District 14
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: May 28, 1854  
Age: 67-7-23
Occupation: wife
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Jeff Farley
Birthplace of Father: don't know
Maiden Name of Mother: Eliza Elrod
Birthplace of Mother: Putnam Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 21, 1922
Cause of Death: Sarcoma of Uterious
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-22-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers & Wiseman
Informant: John Steel, Fountain Head, TN


Name: Mrs. Nellie Vaughn Scott
Place of Death: District 4
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: Nov. 14, 1878  
Age: 43-7-8
Occupation: House Keeper
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: D. Dickerson
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Mitchener
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 22, 1922
Cause of Death: Influenza
Length of Residence: all of life
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 23, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North
Informant: Joe Scott, Gallatin, TN


Name: Mrs. Bertha Newton Watson
Place of Death: District 3
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: August 5, 1879  
Age: 42-5-19
Occupation: House Keeper
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: John Newton
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Soper
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 24, 1922
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis of Lungs
Length of Residence: all of life
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 25, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North
Informant: W. T. Watson, Gallatin, TN


Name: Nanie Foster
Place of Death: District 15
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: March 20, 1870  
Age: 51-19-4
Occupation: wife
Birthplace: KY
Name of Father: James F. Livingston
Birthplace of Father: VA
Maiden Name of Mother: Sallie H. Newman
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 24, 1922
Cause of Death: Mitral Regurgitation

Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Halltown Cemetery
Date of Burial: 1-25-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers & Wiseman
Informant: Robert Livingston, Fountain Head


Name: John T. Jones
Place of Death: District 6
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: married
Date of Birth: Feb. 7, 1836  
Age: 85-11-20
Occupation: farming
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Michel Jones
Birthplace of Father: NC
Maiden Name of Mother: Catherine Bruce
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 27, 1922
Cause of Death: Capillary Bronchitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Family Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 30, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Cole & Garrett
Informant: Miss Nannie Jones, Edenwold, TN


Name: Charlie Summers
Place of Death: District 13
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: infant
Date of Birth: Jan. 27, 1922  
Age: 10 hours
Occupation:
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Elzie Summers
Birthplace of Father: MO
Maiden Name of Mother: Paulett Carr
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 27, 1922
Cause of Death: Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Family Grave Yard
Date of Burial: Jan. 28, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: None
Informant: Sina Carr, Portland, TN


Name: Henry Gillespie
Place of Death: District 5, Rockland
Sex: male
Race: colored
Marital Status:
Date of Birth: Dec. 18, 1915  
Age: 7
Occupation:
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: Will Gillespie
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: (Blank)
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 29, 1922
Cause of Death: Organic Heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Rockland
Date of Burial: Jan. 30, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Moore, Crowder & Malone
Informant: M. Glas, Gallatin, TN


Name: William H. Bates
Place of Death: District 1
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: widow
Date of Birth: June 21, 1843  
Age: 78-7-8
Occupation: Retired Farmer
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: John Bates
Birthplace of Father: Wilson Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Ann Brown
Birthplace of Mother: Wilson Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 29, 1922
Cause of Death: Old age
Length of Residence: all of life
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 30, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Harris & North
Informant: Charles R. Brown, Gallatin


Name: Eliza Jane Suttle
Place of Death: District 14
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth: April 18, 1843  
Age: 78-9-23
Occupation: none
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: William Morris
Birthplace of Father: NC
Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Brinkley
Birthplace of Mother: NC
Date of Death: Jan. 29, 1922
Cause of Death: Mitral Regurgitation

Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 30, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Wilkerson Brothers & Wiseman
Informant: Mrs. J. C. Hunter, Fountain Head


Name: Maria Halloway Ruterford
Place of Death: District 5
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: widowed
Date of Birth:  
Age: 73
Occupation: House Keeper
Birthplace: TN
Name of Father: James P. Halloway
Birthplace of Father: VA
Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Williams
Birthplace of Mother: TN
Date of Death: Jan. 30, 1922
Cause of Death: Asthuea
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Spring Hill
Date of Burial: Jan. 31, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Davis Rains & Co.
Informant: Barr Murphry, Hendersonville


Name: Still Born (Child Roy Brazier)
Place of Death: District 9
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status: single
Date of Birth: Jan. 4, 1922  
Age: still born
Occupation: none
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Roy Brazier
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Lena Belle Jernigan
Birthplace of Mother: Robertson Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 4, 1922
Cause of Death: still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Gallatin
Date of Burial: Jan. 4, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: Parents
Informant: ?


Name: No Name
Place of Death: District 15
Sex: male
Race: white
Marital Status: infant
Date of Birth: Jan. 7, 1922  
Age: Born Dead
Occupation:
Birthplace: Sumner Co., TN
Name of Father: Wm. Edward Leggett
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Clara Smith
Birthplace of Mother: Sumner Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 7, 1922
Cause of Death: Born Dead
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: at their home
Date of Burial: 1-7-1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: none
Informant: W. E. Leggett, Fountain Head


Name: No Name
Place of Death: District 9
Sex: female
Race: colored
Marital Status:
Date of Birth: Jan. 30, 1922  
Age: Still Born
Occupation:
Birthplace: 4th District, Gallatin
Name of Father: Uyless Young
Birthplace of Father: TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Louisa Franklin
Birthplace of Mother: Trousdale Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 30, 1922
Cause of Death: Still Born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial: Jan. 30, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: none
Informant: Uyless Young, Gallatin


Name: Still Born
Place of Death: District 9
Sex: female
Race: white
Marital Status:
Date of Birth: Jan. 30, 1922  
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace: Gallatin, TN
Name of Father: Arthur Lindsey
Birthplace of Father: Sumner Co., TN
Maiden Name of Mother: Sallie Scruggs
Birthplace of Mother: Trousdale Co., TN
Date of Death: Jan. 30, 1922
Cause of Death: still born
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial: Bush's Chapel
Date of Burial: Jan. 30, 1922
Funeral Home or Undertaker: none
Informant: Arthur Lindsey, Gallatin


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