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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
April, 1923

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

Name:  John Lawrence Hall
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 30, 1913
Age:  9 years, 7 months, 25 days
Occupation:  Going to school
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  L. G. Hall
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Grace Rogan
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 5, 1923
Cause of Death:  Appendicitis & peritonitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Family Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 7, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  L. G. Hall 


Name:  Nettie May Smart
Place of Death:  District 14, Fountain Head
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 24, 1900
Age:  22 years, 5 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Keeping House
Birthplace:  Logan County, Ky.
Name of Father:  Joe Delk
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Mathew
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 5, 1923
Cause of Death:  Unknown Natural cause, no Dr.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Perdue Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 6, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Hodges & Meador, Bethpage
Informant:  Nellie Delk, Russellville, Ky 


Name:  Lillie Mai Jones
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 8, 1900
Age:  23 years, 3 months
Occupation:  House hold duties
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jim Shumack
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  ---
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  April 8, 1923
Cause of Death:  Measles with broncho pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Lutons Chapel
Date of Burial:  April 9, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Marion Jones, Goodlettsville 


Name:  Mary Polite
Place of Death:  District 5, Odom Bend
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 8, 1913
Age:  10 years
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Bide Polite
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Estell James
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 9, 1923
Cause of Death:  burns by Conflagration
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Odom Bend
Date of Burial:  April 10, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. Lackey, Gallatin 


Name:  Robert Pollard Estes
Place of Death:  District 9, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  February 10, 1838
Age:  85 years, 2 months
Occupation:  Carpenter
Birthplace:  Dickinson Pike, Davidson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robb P. Estes
Birthplace of Father:  Charlottesville, Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eliza A. Cartwright
Birthplace of Mother:  Davidson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris
Length of Residence:  50 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 12, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. C.G. Hassell, Gallatin 


Name:  Sallie Brewer
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Supposed to be 66
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Lewis? Brackins
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Brackins
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  April 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Broncho pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Buntons Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 15, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Joe Brewer, Portland 


Name:  Dr. Jas. A. Bowman
Place of Death:  District 2
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 24, 1842
Age:  80 years, 9 months, 21 days
Occupation:  M. D. (don't think he was a graduate, was herb doctor)
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Alford Bowman
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Do not know
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  April 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Not known; no doctor in attendance
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Family Graveyard
Date of Burial: April 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  W. F. Brazell, Gallatin 


Name:  Alice Wallace
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:   No data, 1859
Age:  64 years
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  No data available
Birthplace of Father:  No data available
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fanny Young
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall's Chapel
Date of Burial:  April 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Herbert Brackens, Gallatin 


Name:  Mary Jane Bauers
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March 14, 1867
Age:  56 years
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jim Lipscomb
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Lipscomb
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 17, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary phthisis?
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 18, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Alice Bauers, Gallatin 


Name:  Susan Carolin Pope
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 27, 1855
Age:  67 years, 6 months, 20 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James McGlothlin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Arphia Paul
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 17, 1923
Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 18, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Charles Fowler, Portland 


Name:  Tomsen Ann Frakes
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March 15, 1851
Age:  72 years, 1 month, 3 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Singleton
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Neal
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  April 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Mitral regurgitation
Length of Residence:  4 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  H. A. Frakes, Gallatin 


Name:  Clarah May Clark
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 21, 1900
Age:  22 years, 6 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  John Widick
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mamie Stone
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 19, 1923
Cause of Death:  Bronchial Pneumonia
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Short Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 20, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Octavene Widick, Mitchellville 


Name:  Haysie Jackson
Place of Death:  District 2, Cairo
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  November, 1904
Age:  19 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Hayes Jackson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Louvenia Peyton
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  Homicide by gunshot
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cairo Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 25, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Hayes Jackson 


Name:  Henry G. Thompson
Place of Death:  District 12
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 24, 1881
Age:  41 years, 9 months, 30 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Allen Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  Robert Thompson
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bettie Pearson
Birthplace of Mother:  Virginia
Date of Death:  April 23, 1923
Cause of Death:  Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Ollie
Date of Burial:  April 24, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crow Bros., Scottsville
Informant:  Mrs. H. G. Thompson, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  John Joshuay White
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 3, 1863
Age:  39 years, 9 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joshuay White
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha Briley
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  April 23, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Ingestion?
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fountain Head Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 24, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. J. J. White, Portland 


Name:  Elizabeth Lacy
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 21, 1892
Age:  30 years, 11 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  John Christian
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Brizendine
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 23, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary tuberculosis
Length of Residence:  14 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 24, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  John A. Christian, Gallatin 


Name:  Edna Franklin
Place of Death:  District 3, Kanses
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 22, 1922
Age:  3 days
Occupation:  Baby
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Ed Franklin
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jeaner
(Joanna) Debose
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  April 24, 1923
Cause of Death:  Influenza Meningitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Kansas Burial Ground
Date of Burial:  April 25, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Rich Debose 


Name:  Neely Parham Brown
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 11, 1859
Age:  63 years, 6 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Neely Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Harriette Parham
Birthplace of Mother:  North Carolina
Date of Death:  April 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Angina Pectoris
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Edna Dunlap, Fountain Head 


Name:  Minnie Turner Jones
Place of Death:  District 10, Scottsville Pike
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 22, 1861
Age:  61 years, 7 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Retired Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  D. M. Phillips
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Turner
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  Epilepsy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 28, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Miss Bessie Jones, Gallatin 


Name:  Burthy Bell
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 24, 1893
Age:  30 years, 3 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Johnie Hester
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Adaline Pearson
Birthplace of Mother:  Unknown
Date of Death:  April 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Eulia Graveyard
Date of Burial:  April 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Harvey Bell, Bethpage 


Name:  Annie M. Bush
Place of Death:  District 3, Odoms Bend
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 30, 1922
Age:  10 months, 28 days
Occupation:  None, infant
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Bud Bush
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Annie Duncan
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Measles; Broncho Pneumonia following measles
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Odoms Bend
Date of Burial:  April 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Bud Bush, Gallatin 


Name:  Nancy Jane Strain
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  October 16, 1844
Age:  78 years, 6 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joshuay White
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha C. Briley
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 30, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute ascending Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Link Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 1, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. T. Link, Cottontown 


Name:  Clark, Infant
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  April 7, 1923
Age:
Occupation: None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  V. W. Clark
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Clara Clark
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  April 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Short Cemetery
Date of Burial:  April 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:


Name:  Cushenberry Infant
Place of Death:  District 5, Saundersville
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 13, 1923
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Harry Seay Cushenberry
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Minnie Trousdale Chrissman
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  April 13, 1923
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Harry Seay Cushenberry, Saundersville 


Name:  Tucker Infant
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April 23, 1923
Age:  Stillborn
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  10th District, Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Will Tucker
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Gracie Margaret Seayters?
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  Stillborn
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  District 10, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  April 23, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None - Family
Informant:  Wm. N. Lackey, Gallatin 


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