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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
November, 1923

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

Name:  Sisley Bracken
Place of Death:  District 10, Sideview
Sex:   Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow  
Date of Birth:  No data, 1845
Age: 78 with 68 written over it.
Occupation:  house work
Birthplace:  Va.
Name of Father:  Mack Legan  
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sisley Legan  
Birthplace of Mother:  Va.
Date of Death:  November 3, 1923
Cause of Death:  patient dead when seen; From history evidently died suddenly; acute
                             heart failure
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Kansas, Sumner County
Date of Burial:  Nov.
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin  
Informant:  Will Bracken, Gallatin  


Name:  Alonzo Edward Douglas
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 9, 1879
Age:  44 years, 7 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Harmon Douglas
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rosanna Graves
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olivet
Date of Burial:  November 11, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Joe Douglas, Westmoreland 


Name:  Jeff Riggsbee
Place of Death:  District 8, Cotton Town
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 20, 1866
Age:  57 years, 8 months, 27 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  George Riggsbee
Birthplace of Father:  N. C.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Summerville
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 11, 1923
Cause of Death:  Erysipelso? Facial, Idiopoihic?
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Robberts G. Y.
Date of Burial:  November 12, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Jeff Riggsbee, Gallatin 


Name:  Fannie F. Hollins
Place of Death:  Near Saundersville
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 24, 1864
Age:  59 years, 2 months, 14 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Clarksville
Name of Father:  F. F. Fox
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Amanda Ely
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cancer of the liver & stomach
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Springhill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cornelius, Martin, & Rollow, City, Nashville
Informant:  Ben Hollins, Saundersville 


Name:  Lena Pearl Cole
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1923
Age:  6 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Hendersonville, R. 3
Name of Father:  Walter Cole
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Etta Carver
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  I did not see it after the day of its birth, it was a fuenrature? birth only
                             lived 6 days
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Brinkley Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 12, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Walter Cole, Hendersonville 


Name:  Ova McMurtry
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  December 20, 1902
Age:  20 years, 10 months, 25 days 
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. H. McMurtry
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mattie Utley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis of Lungs
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beach Church
Date of Burial:  November 15, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. T. Woodall, White House
Informant:  H. L. McMurtry, Goodlettsville  


Name:  Febee Wallace
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  April 28, 1856
Age:  67 years, 6 months, 17 days
Occupation:  House Keeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Isaac Ashlock
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Hemorrhagic Infarcin right lung
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Oldbrush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   J. H. Kirkham, Fountain Head 


Name:  Erwin Wallace
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  February 9, 1852
Age: 71 years, 9 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  New York
Name of Father:  Lafayette Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  James Town N. Y.
Maiden Name of Mother:  L. Russell
Birthplace of Mother:  Clark, N. Y.
Date of Death:  November 16, 1923
Cause of Death:  Uremia with edema of lungs
Length of Residence:  4 months, 5 days; former residence - state of New York
Place of Burial:  Kennedy, New York
Date of Burial:  November 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   G. Y. Wallace, Kennedy, N. Y. 


Name:  Fred Wright
Place of Death:  District 10, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  April 7, 1890
Age:  33 years, 7 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Hasn't been able to work sense because from World War
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Robert Wright
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nellie Tyree
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 17, 1923
Cause of Death:  Valvular Disease of Heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemt.
Date of Burial:  November 18, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:   Robert Wright, Gallatin 


Name:  Hershel Hyde
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  October 12, 1923
Age: 1 month, 9 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:   Sumner Co. 
Name of Father:  Wm. H. Hyde
Birthplace of Father:  Allen Co., Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bettie Adcock
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  November 20, 1923
Cause of Death:  Whooping cough
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bethpage Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wm. H. Hyde, Bethpage, Tenn.
Informant:   Wm. H. Hyde, Bethpage, Tenn. 


Name:  Sam Philips
Place of Death:  District 16, Mitchellville
Sex: Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  February 3, 1905
Age: 18 years, 9 months, 22 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Bud Philips
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alice Bailey
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  November 20, 1923
Cause of Death:  Paralysis of heart a result of a recent attack of Diphtheria; had diphtheria
                             about 5 weeks ago - never respond
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   Bud Philips, Westmoreland 


Name:  Thankful May Johnson
Place of Death:  First District
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single  
Date of Birth:  October 11, 1906
Age:  17 years, 1 month, 9 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucy Georgiania Wright
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 20, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Castalian Springs
Date of Burial:  November 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:   Ben Turner, Castalian Springs 


Name:  Mattie Wallace
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  February 18, 1881
Age: 42 years, 9 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:    Albert Wallace
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Dorris
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute Diliation of Heart & Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 23, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   R. Fortis Wallace, Gallatin 


Name:  Margrete A. Hodges
Place of Death:   District 17
Sex: Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed  
Date of Birth:  June 15, 1860
Age:  63 years, 5 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Gideon Stewart
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fanie Lane
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  November 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherron Cemetery
Date of Burial:  November 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:   E. W. Hodges, Beth Page 


Name:  Jessica Freeman Hite
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married  
Date of Birth:  June 21, 1891
Age:   32 years, 5 months, 9 days
Occupation:  House keeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  W. C. Freeman
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Corbett?
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  November 30, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute Toxemia of Pregnancy
Length of Residence:  7 years, 5 months; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  December 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:   Mrs. Herman Anderson, Gallatin 


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