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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
October, 1923

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm #161, Vital Statistics
Death Records, Volume 59
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2004

Name:  George Edwin Belote
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:   Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  April 20, 1848
Age:  75 years, 5 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Farmer and stock raiser
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John L. Belote
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Cabaniss
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Dysentery
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Belote Burial Ground
Date of Burial:  October 3, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  R. W. Brown, Castalian Springs  


Name:  Albert Inman Wallace
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  September 1, 1848
Age:  75 years, 1 month, 3 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Joe Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lou Wilson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Hear Disease; Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:  35 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 3, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Luther Wallace, Gallatin 


Name:  Carl Frank Johnson
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 2, 1923
Age:  1 month, 4 days
Occupation:  Baby
Birthplace:  Davidson County, Tennessee
Name of Father:  George Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Buford County
Maiden Name of Mother:  Allie Small
Birthplace of Mother:  Davidson County, Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 6, 1923
Cause of Death:  Broncho pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sumner Co.
Date of Burial:  October 10
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Family
Informant:  Clarence Malene, Gallatin 


Name:  Nannie Hillman Franklin
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  October 19, 1847
Age:  75 years, 11 months, 13 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:
Birthplace of Father:  New Jersey
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie J. Marable
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 6, 1923
Cause of Death:  Dilated & Hypertrophied Heart due to arterial sclerosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olivet, Nashville
Date of Burial:  October 7, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  W. L. Anderson, Gallatin 


Name:  James W. McCullough
Place of Death:  District 14, South Tunnel
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 14, 1923
Age:  3 months, 22 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Smallwood
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  October 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Ileo colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bushes Chapel
Date of Burial:  October 7, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No undertaker
Informant:  James McCullough, South Tunnel 


Name:  Lucy Ann Adcock
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:   Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  August 7, 1875
Age: 48 years, 2 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wm. Henry Adcock
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother: Mahala Bell
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Adcock Graveyard
Date of Burial:  October 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  J. E. Adcock, Bethpage  


Name:  Emma Cook Hassell
Place of Death:  District 8, Cotton Town
Sex:  Female 
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  February 24, 1853
Age:  70 years, 7 months, 21 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Bowling Green, Ky.
Name of Father:  Ludlow L. Cook
Birthplace of Father:  Woodburn, Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Cathrine Walton
Birthplace of Mother:  Near Gallatin, Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  October 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cancer of stomach
Length of Residence:  30 years
Place of Burial:  Bowling Green, Ky.
Date of Burial:  October 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   J. B. Hassell, Cotton Town, Tenn. 


Name:  Noni Gertrude Kirkham
Place of Death:  District 14 
Sex:   Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  December 23, 1898
Age: 24 years, 9 months, 23 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  District 15
Name of Father:  Gale Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Michigan
Maiden Name of Mother:  Link
Birthplace of Mother:  -
Date of Death:  October 16, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fountain Head Cemetery
Date of Burial:  9 (?) 18, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland  
Informant:  Cecil Kirkham, Ft. Head  


Name:  Lula Mai Beard
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  August 19, 1920
Age: 3 years, 1 month, 19 days
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Arthur Beard
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ethel Banks
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 19, 1923
Cause of Death:  Catarrhal Enteritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Lula Banks  


Name:  Henry Edward Hudson
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex: Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  August, 1923
Age: 36 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jack Hudson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clara Bullock
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 20, 1923
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Odom Ben
Date of Burial:  October 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:   Jack Hudson, Gallatin 


Name:  Loretta J. Terry
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  May 23, 1921
Age: 2 years, 4 months, 28 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Overton Co.
Name of Father:  John C. Terry
Birthplace of Father:  Overton Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emma D. Wickes
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  October 21, 1923
Cause of Death:  Illeo colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemt.
Date of Burial:  October 22, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  John C. Terry, Gallatin 


Name:  Louis Higdon
Place of Death:  District 19
Sex: Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child  
Date of Birth:  August 25, 1919
Age:
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John C. Higdon
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Agnes Shrum
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  Laryngeal Diphtheria
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 23, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   W. G. Shrum, Westmoreland 


Name:  Lilard Thomas Scurlock
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 25, 1887
Age: 36 years, 3 months, 27 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Decab, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Sam Scurlock
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emeline Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Decab County
Date of Death:  October 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  Sarcoma of the prostrate
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dickens Cemetery
Date of Burial:  
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   Geneva Scurlock, Portland 


Name:  Mary Elizabeth Brizendine
Place of Death:   District 14 
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  December 22, 1854
Age: 68 years, 10 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  V. M. Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucy E. Bradley
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  October 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Carcinoma of the stomach
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   A. E. Brizendine, Fountain Head 


Name:  Mary Ellen Lane
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  January 11, 1877
Age: 49 years, 9 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  F. L. Lanier
Birthplace of Father:  Davidson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clara Foaly
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  October 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Lesicocytosin? & Pernicious Anemia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 28, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   H. B. Lane, Portland 


Name:  Willie Hill Brown
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  no knowledge
Age: 63 years
Occupation:  housekeeper
Birthplace:  Williamson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. H. Hill
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Huges
Birthplace of Mother:  Williamson Co.
Date of Death:  October 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Avuncular Fibrillation Mystontitis ___
Length of Residence:  27 years;  in state all of life
Place of Burial:    Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  October 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   Ben R. Brown, Gallatin 


Name:   Lena Parks
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  Supposed to be 27 years
Age:
Occupation:  House wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:    S. D. Briley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Malissie Mackey
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  October 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  apoplexia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall Town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 28, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   Douglas Briley, Fountain Head 


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