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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
March, 1923

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

Name:  James William McDole
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 1, 1872
Age:  51 years, 2 months
Occupation:  Blacksmithing
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Fealix McDole
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Francis Wiseman
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 1, 1923
Cause of Death:  T.B. of Lungs; he was confined to bed for 2 months
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Walnut Grove Church
Date of Burial:  March 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson & Woodall, White House
Informant:  Annie McDole, White House 


Name:  Bettie Alexander Guild
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  April 29, 1848
Age:  74 years, 10 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. S. Alexander
Birthplace of Father:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Black
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 4, 1923
Cause of Death:  Arteriosclerosis
Length of Residence:  53 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  March 5, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  W. A. Guild, Nashville 


Name:  Martha Fleming
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 3, 1853
Age:  69 years, 3 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robt. Anglea
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cnitha Anglea
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Mitral Insufficency & age
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sherron Cemetery
Date of Burial: March 8, 1923 
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland 
Informant:  Jessie Hodges, Bethpage 


Name:  Julius Ceasar Elliott
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 24, 1848
Age:  75 years, 4 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Retired Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Milus Elliott
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elliott
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  50 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. J. C. Elliott, Gallatin 


Name:  William Carel Stone
Place of Death:  District 17, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 27, 1841
Age:  81 years, 2 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Rubin Stone
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rebeker Escue
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 8, 1923
Cause of Death:  Infirmities of old age
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  New Hope
Date of Burial:  March 9, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Mrs. J.? W. Key, Westmoreland 


Name:  James Richard Hollis
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 3, 1870
Age:  49 years, 8 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Waggon Salesman Standard Oil Co.
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  William Hollis
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha Staley
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Influenza Mennigitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Salem Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 11, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  P. C. Hollis, Cross Plains 


Name:  Sallie Ellis
Place of Death:  District 3
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 11, 1851
Age:  71 years, 9 months
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Andrew Ellis
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Wren
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 11, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cancer of gall bladder
Length of Residence:  23 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  March 12, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. C. E. Powell, Gallatin 


Name:  Barkley Osborne
Place of Death:  District 14, South Tunnel
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  December, 1922
Age:  4 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Barkely Osborne
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Luvenia Hogg
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 11, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cause not determined; no physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  South Tunnel
Date of Burial:  March 12, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Steve Hogg, South Tunnel 


Name:  Susie Jane West
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  May (don't know), 1865
Age:  58
Occupation:  House keeping
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Rubin Carter
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Wright
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 13, 1923
Cause of Death:  They had no doctor; found her dead in bed
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Friendship Church
Date of Burial:  March 14, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson & Woodall, White House
Informant:  J. A. West, Cottontown 


Name:  Robert Booth Pardue
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 12, 1865
Age:  57 years, 7 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  District 13
Name of Father:  T. A. Perdue
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Euly Jane Butt
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  March 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Perdue Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 15, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  John Pardue, Portland 


Name:  Charles Henry Roberts
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  October 22, 1849
Age:  73 years, 4 months, 18 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Frank Roberts
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah E. Jenkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Fairfax, Va.
Date of Death:  March 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Consumption
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Walnut Grove
Date of Burial:  March 15, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  C. J. Griffin, Cottontown 


Name:  Harrie Graves
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  January 1, 1922
Age:  1 year, 3 months, 15 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 14, Sum. Co.
Name of Father:  Ed Graves
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jenie Glaves? 
Birthplace of Mother:  don't know
Date of Death:  March 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Bronchial Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fairfield Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  W. C. Liggon, Fountain Head 


Name:  Ellen Bell Bratton
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 4, 1855
Age:  67 years, 8 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Robertson Co.
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lucie House
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co.
Date of Death:  March 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Chronic Intestinal Nephritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Oldfield Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Tom Bratton, Portland 


Name:  James Nelson Simpson
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  March 1, 1856
Age:  67 years
Occupation:  ?
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jeff Simpson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Vinson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 19, 1923
Cause of Death:  Fibros phekosis?
Length of Residence:  15 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 20, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Julia Simpson, Gallatin 


Name:  Cathren Trousdale Prince
Place of Death:  District 3, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 15, 1902
Age:  21 years, 1 month, 4 days
Occupation:  None (Feebleminded)
Birthplace:  Saundersville, Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. B. Prince
Birthplace of Father:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  McGowan
Birthplace of Mother:  Nashville, Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 19, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence: 1 year; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  March 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Mamie Prince, Gallatin 


Name:  Earl Oldham
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 7, 1922
Age:  6 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Vester Oldham
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bertha Moore
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co.
Date of Death:  March 21, 1923
Cause of Death:  No Doctor in attendance; found dead in bed
Length of Residence:  3 months
Place of Burial:  Lagarda, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  March 22, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Vester Oldham, Gallatin 


Name:  Mattie Adell Steward
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 10, 1890
Age:  32 years, 10 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Polk Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Alice Sarver
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  March 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Parkers Chapel
Date of Burial:  March 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Polk Rippy, Portland 


Name:  Annie Elizabeth Higgason
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 19, 1854
Age:  68 years, 9 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Conyer
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  March 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease; Mitral Stenosis
Length of Residence:  14 days at place of death; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Annie B. Templeton, Gallatin 


Name:  Draper Eugene Light
Place of Death:  Near Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  December 12 1906
Age:  16 years, 3 months, 16 days
Occupation:  Going to school
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  A. J. Light
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Can't find out
Birthplace of Mother:  Can't find out
Date of Death:  March 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Family Burying Ground
Date of Burial:  March 28, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  A. J. Light, Hendersonville 


Name:  James Oliver Key
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  March 14, 1923
Age:  14 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Joe Key
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emma Osteen
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  March 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  No Dr. in attendance; found dead in bed
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Joe Key, Fountain Head 


Name:  William Wesley Atchison
Place of Death:  Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 4, 1863
Age:  69 years, 8 months, 29 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Ben Atchison
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary E. Bradly
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  March 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. W. W. Atchison 


Name:  Sina Ann Kemp
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  October 2, 1864
Age:  58 years, 5 months, 27 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  District 15, Sumner
Name of Father:  William Legg
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Ann Roberts
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  March 29, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Link Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 30, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Base? Brown, Fountain Head 


Name:  William Maxie Carter
Place of Death:  District 5
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 15, 1905
Age:  
Occupation:  Student
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. W. Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Morris
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 31, 1923
Cause of Death:  Flu
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  April 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Dorris Rains? Co., City
Informant:  J. W. Carter, Hendersonville 


Name:  Hestor Peyton
Place of Death:  District 2, Cairo
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  No data, 1833
Age:  90 years
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Sullivan Miller
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clossie Miller
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 31, 1923
Cause of Death:  No doctor in attendance
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cairo
Date of Burial:  April 1, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Elizabeth Davis, Gallatin 


Name:  Elizer Infant
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  March 3, 1923
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  E. D. Elizer
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emma Perry
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 3, 1923
Cause of Death:  Fall of mother
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Cemetery
Date of Burial:  March 4, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  R. H. Buchanan, Hendersonville 


Name:  Thompson Infant
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 27, 1923
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Vernon Thompson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Louvella Jenkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  March 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  Malpresentation (Stillborn)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  No information given
Date of Burial:  No information given
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No information given
Informant:  W. W. Roark, Bethpage 


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