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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
May, 1923

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

Name:  Sarah Jane Lovell
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  January 19, 1842
Age:  81 years, 3 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joseph Harden
Birthplace of Father:  North Carolina
Maiden Name of Mother:  Polly Lawhorn
Birthplace of Mother:  North Carolina
Date of Death:  May 1, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Consumption
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Biggs Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Camilla J. Harden, Cottontown 


Name:  Mary Frances Roberson
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  March 4, 1844
Age:  79 years
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Tom Petway
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Averett
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 1, 1923
Cause of Death:  Epitheloma of the face and eye
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  May 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  None listed; Dr. Woodson signed the death certificate 


Name:  Charley Casteel
Place of Death:  District 10, Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  do not know
Age:  67 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  East Tennessee
Name of Father:  Alex Casteel
Birthplace of Father:  Do not know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Do not know
Date of Death:  May 1, 1923
Cause of Death:  Influenza - Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Family Graveyard
Date of Burial:  May 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  Alex Casteel, Jr., Gallatin 


Name:  John Peter Frassrand
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 7, 1893
Age:  30 years, 2 months, 25 days
Occupation:  Creamery Expert
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  F. J. Frassrand
Birthplace of Father:  Ohio
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pickney
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:  1 year; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Winchester, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 5, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  F. J. Frassrand, Winchester, Tenn. 


Name:  Gertrude Jackson
Place of Death: District 3, Peach Valley
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  June 15, 1891
Age:  31 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Mark Baker
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eva Snowden
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Peach Valley
Date of Burial:  May 4, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Golena Ferguson, Gallatin 


Name:  Thomas Anderson Dorris
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 29, 1841
Age:  81 years, 6 months, 3 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Jessie Dorris
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Freeland
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cancer of Axillary Glands (right side)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fountain Head Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 3, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Jesse Dorris, Portland 


Name:  Mary Kathren Day
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March 26, 1843
Age:  80 years, 1 month, 8 days
Occupation:  Retired House keeper
Birthplace:  Va.
Name of Father:  Wm Meadows
Birthplace of Father:  Va.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Robberson
Birthplace of Mother:  Va.
Date of Death:  May 3, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cardiac Dropsy
Length of Residence:  15 years
Place of Burial:  Willow Grove Graveyard
Date of Burial:  May 4, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Thomas Day, Bethpage 


Name:  Emma M. Brown
Place of Death:  District 3, Odoms Bend
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March, no data, 1922
Age:  1 year, 1 month, 6 days
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Henry Brown
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Katy B. Bush
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 3, 1923
Cause of Death:  Measles
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Odoms Bend
Date of Burial:  May 4, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Henry Brown, Gallatin 


Name:  Mrs. Andrew E. Singleton  (Deceased's given name is Andrew)
Place of Death:  District 4, Long Hollow Pike
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 2, 1863
Age:  6- years
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Andrew Frakes
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Payne
Birthplace of Mother:  Ky.
Date of Death:  May 8, 1923
Cause of Death:  Lobar pneumonia
Length of Residence:  17 years;; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 9, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Miss Lizzie Frakes, Gallatin 


Name:  Jane Burden  
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  September 28, 1867
Age:57 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Harkless Miller
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maggie Bayard
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 4, 1923
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 6, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Harkless Miller, Gallatin 


Name:  Will Sweat  
Place of Death:  District 2, Cairo
Sex:  Male
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  September 6, 1921
Age:  1 year, 20 months (?), 3 days
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Will Sweat, Sr.
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Georgia Jenkins
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 9, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cause not determined; dying when first seen
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cairo
Date of Burial:  May 10, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Andrew Bullock, Cairo 


Name:  Susan Foster Bealle
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  February 17, 1854
Age:  69 years, 3 months, 11 days
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Fil Chambers
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eliza Allen
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Celia Foster, Gallatin 


Name:  Lucy Stratton
Place of Death:  District 9, Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 24, 1852
Age:  70 years, 4 months, 16 days
Occupation:  House keeping
Birthplace:  West Tenn.
Name of Father:  Mark Briggance
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Uphie Pitt
Birthplace of Mother:  Do not know
Date of Death:  May 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Influenza
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Briggance Graveyard
Date of Burial:  May 11, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  G. R. Briggance, Gallatin 


Name:  Emare Patterson
Place of Death:  District 9, Hatten Tract
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 16, 1876
Age:  41 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Emare Patterson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Cora Patterson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Hemorrhage (Pulmonary)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hatten Track
Date of Burial:  May 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Simon Patterson, Gallatin 


Name:  Lula Wilks
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 8, 1879
Age:  43 years, 8 months, 7 days
Occupation:  House wife
Birthplace:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Ned Culp
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rosie Miller
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Clara Baker, Gallatin 


Name:  Jane Patten
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  May 15, 1847
Age:  86 years
Occupation:  House work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Not known
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Saporia Maney
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Cornelia McEwin, Gallatin 


Name:  Lizzie Anthony
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  February 18, 1897
Age:  26 years, 2 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jim Rogan
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Anner Bentley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cansas
Date of Burial:  May 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Jim Ragan, Gallatin 


Name:  Henry Grubbs
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 12, 1866
Age:  56 years, 9 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Ky.
Name of Father:  Ewin Grubbs
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancy Cannon
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 16, 1923
Cause of Death:  Lobar Pneumonia, Right side
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Slone Panit? Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  G. T. Boren, Westmoreland 


Name:  Katie Buntin
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Suppose to be 65 years old
Occupation:  House Maid
Birthplace:  Robertson Co.
Name of Father:  Ben Buntin
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Catherine Helsuy
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  May 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  No physician in charge
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Buntin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 20, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Delia Gibbon, Portland 


Name:  Sarah Tennessee Groomes
Place of Death:  District 10, Scottsville Pike
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March 10, 1844
Age:  79 years, 2 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Varderamer J. Alley
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Thomas
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Myocarditis
Length of Residence:  5 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Nashville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. O. C. Harris, Gallatin 


Name:  Dealla Hill
Place of Death:  District 9, Long Hollow Pike
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 22, 1840
Age:  82 years, 9 months
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Hill
Birthplace of Father:  NC
Maiden Name of Mother:  Whitson
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  May 21, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cardio Vascular Disease
Length of Residence:  11 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 22, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. W. Hill, Gallatin 


Name:  Ruby Lucile Henson  
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Unable to get information
Race:
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
Name of Father:
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  May 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  Measles & Broncho Pneumonia
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  May 23, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  None listed 


*The following 4 death certificates were found on film with the month of June, 1923.

Name:  Era May Davis
Place of Death:  District 12, Westmoreland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 22, 1883
Age:  39 years, 5 months, 1 day
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  B. R. Hanes
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Malissa A. Blankenship
Birthplace of Mother:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 23, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary T. B.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Grove
Date of Burial:  May 24, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crow Bros., Scottsville
Informant:  B. R. Hanes, Westmoreland 


Name:  Carl Jones
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  June 13, 1921
Age:  2 years, 4 months, 13 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  South Tunnel
Name of Father:  Manuel Jones
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sheridan Ramsey
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner
Date of Death:  May 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Accidental Burns, scalding water
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ramsey Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No undertaker
Informant:  C. B. Cron, South Tunnel 


Name:  Sam Hester
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Male  
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  February 22, 1905
Age:  18 years, 3 months, 5 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  John Hester
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bell Pearson
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  May 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Eulia Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  No informant listed; Dr. Woodson signed the certificate 


Name:  Samuel Cunningham Dismukes
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 19, 1855
Age:  68 years, 4 months, 11 days
Occupation:  Wholesale Merchant
Birthplace:  Hadleys Bend, Davidson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Paul Dismukes
Birthplace of Father:  Davidson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Elizabeth Burks
Birthplace of Mother:  Logan Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  May 30, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:  in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Mt. Olivet Cemetery
Date of Burial:  May 31, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Susie P. Dismukes, Knoxville 


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