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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
July, 1923

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

Name:  Laura Mai Johnson
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 10, 1923
Age:  1 month, 21 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  J. C. Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Pemberton
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  July 1, 1923
Cause of Death:  Undetermined
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  J. C. Johnson, Gallatin 


Name:  Julia Jackson  
Place of Death:
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Suppose to be about 45 yrs.
Occupation:  House girl
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  July 6, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis & Measles
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 7, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  G. M. Briley, Portland 


Name:  Lula Mason Bass
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  October 29
Age:  32 years
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  J. W. Mason
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Durham
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  July 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary TB
Length of Residence:  1 month; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Bethpage
Date of Burial:  July 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. M. Mason, Bethpage 


Name:  E. A. Fleming Thompson
Place of Death:  District 11
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 3, 1867
Age:  56 years, 3 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Housewife
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Beverly N. Fleming
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary A. Robertson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Sarcoma of the breast
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Fleming Graveyard
Date of Burial:  July 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Rag Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  No informant; Dr. Woodson signed certificate 


Name:  Bertha Alvie Hodges
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  October 8, 1899
Age:  23 years, 8 months, 29 days
Occupation:  School Teacher
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. C. Hodges
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eppie Lula Brown
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 7, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Myrtle Hodges, Portland 


Name:  Maggie Nora Wilson
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 28, 1875
Age:  47 years, 7 months, 10 days
Occupation:  Wife
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:   Sam Bradley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha Jane Shy
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  July 8, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill
Date of Burial:  July 9, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  M. Wilson, Fountain Head 


Name:  Elisse Christine White
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  April 1, 1923
Age:  2 months, 28 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Arl White
Birthplace of Father:  Macon Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carrie Robinson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 9, 1923
Cause of Death:  Ileocoition?
Length of Residence:  
Place of Burial:  Forest Chapel
Date of Burial:  July 9, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Arl White, Portland 


Name:  Bettie Chapman
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  January 5, 1905
Age:  18 years, 5 months, 3 days
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Decalb Co.
Name of Father:  Albert Chapman
Birthplace of Father:  Decalb Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Martha Blackburn
Birthplace of Mother:  Smith Co.
Date of Death:  July 9, 1923
Cause of Death:  Intestinal obstruction
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 10, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  Albert Chapman, Gallatin 


Name:  Georgia Matteline Dudney
Place of Death:  District 7
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 27, 1922
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Frank Kenner Dudney
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lizzie Crunk
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Illio Cololitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Beech Church
Date of Burial:  July 18 (?), 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville
Informant:  Lizzie Dudney, Hendersonville 


Name:  Catherine Woodson
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  April, 1922
Age:  15 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Tom Anderson Woodson
Birthplace of Father:  Bethpage, Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Louise Smith
Birthplace of Mother:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Form of Diarrhea
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 11, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Tom Woodson, Gallatin 


Name:  George Bailey Stratton
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  October 5, 1944
Age:  78 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Thomas Stratton
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rebeca Davis
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 10, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cardio Vascular; injured by falling barn in cyclone
Length of Residence:  1 year, 14 days; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  July 11, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. Green Harris, Gallatin 


Name:  Billie Dan Scoggins
Place of Death:  District 1
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 23, 1920
Age:  2 years, 10 months, 18 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  Wilson Scoggins
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lizzie Howell
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 11, 1923
Cause of Death:  Ilio Colitis
Length of Residence:  1 year, 6 months; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Trousdale Co.
Date of Burial:  July 24, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  No informant; Dr. Lackey signed death certificate. 


Name:  George W. Sweeney
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  September 26, 1842
Age:  80 years, 9 months, 16 days
Occupation:  Merchant
Birthplace:  Davidson Co.
Name of Father:  Robert Sweeney
Birthplace of Father:  Davidson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Ellis
Birthplace of Mother:  Davidson Co.
Date of Death:  July 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sumner Co.?
Date of Burial:  July 20 (?) 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander
Informant:  Walter Warren, Cottontown 


Name:  Mary Eveline Young
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 26, 1921
Age:  1 year, 11 months, 18 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Will Young
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Theora Scruggs
Birthplace of Mother:  Trousdale Co.
Date of Death:  July 13, 1923
Cause of Death:  Ileo colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bush's Chapel
Date of Burial:  July 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  Will Young, Gallatin 


Name:  Robert Dunkin Culbrett (Culbreath)
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 17, 1900
Age:  22 years, 11 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Robert Calbete
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Effie Bryant
Birthplace of Mother:  Jefferson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  July 13, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hall Town Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 14, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Effie Culbrtte, Fountain Head 


Name:  Clarence Prescott
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  May 7, 1905
Age:  18 years, 2 months, 7 days
Occupation:  General Work
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  B. C. Prescott
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lillie Whitson
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  July 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Perdue Graveyard
Date of Burial:  July 15, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Robt. Tucker, Westmoreland 


Name:  Alvin James Buck
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  December 20, 1910
Age:  12 years, 6 months, 23 days
Occupation:  Child
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  James Buck
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rosie Bradley
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  July 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease; Mitral insufficiency
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  James Buck, Fountain Head 


Name:  Mary Carter
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  January 24, 1843
Age:  80 years, 5 months, 21 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  Bailey
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  July 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Neal Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. T. Carter, Portland 


Name:  George Washington? Baldbuck (Baldridge)
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Supposed to be 80
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  James Baldridge
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Ann Armstrong
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  July 20, 1923
Cause of Death:  Tubercle of the Brain or something; we could never make
                              it quite clear - Drs. W. P. Moore & J. W. Smart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Walnut Grove Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 21 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Martha Kirby, Portland 


Name:  John Carl Hammond (spelled Hamd on certificate)
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  March 1, 1923
Age:  4 months, 21 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Bill Hammond
Birthplace of Father:  Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ida Lightfoot
Birthplace of Mother:  Kentucky
Date of Death:  July 21, 1923
Cause of Death:  ?
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mitchellville Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 22, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Bill Hammond, Portland 


Name:  Lukas Myers
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 10, 1843
Age:  80 years, 0 months, 12 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Indiana
Name of Father:  George Myers
Birthplace of Father:  Virginia
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hepeba  (Hefeba?) Blair
Birthplace of Mother:  Ohio
Date of Death:  July 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  No physician in charge; worn out
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Jawa?
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  John B. Myers, Normandy, Tenn. 


Name:  Gilbert Moore
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1923
Age:  8 hours 
Occupation:  Infant
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Luthur Moore
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nannie Cawley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  At home
Date of Burial:  July 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Luthur Moore, Edenwold 


Name:  Dilbert Moore  
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1923
Age:  30 hours
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Luthur Moore
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nannie Cawley
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Premature birth
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  at home
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  Luthur Moore, Edenwold, Tenn. 


Name:  Eliza Ann Harper
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  Negro
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 31, 1896
Age:  27 years, 6 months, 26 days
Occupation:  Cook
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Nat Patterson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ophlela Head
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris-Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Mattie Patterson, Gallatin 


Name:  Ruben Hollis
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Don't know
Age:  Suppose to be 55 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Robertson
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jane Johnson
Birthplace of Mother:  Portland, Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 27, 1923
Cause of Death:  No physician in charge; supposed to be Heart trouble
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bunton Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 28, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Jane Hollis, Portland 


Name:   Robert Lee Stewart, Jr. 
Place of Death:  Hendersonville
Sex:  Male
Race:  Unable to get any information on deceased
Marital Status:
Date of Birth:  
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:
Name of Father:
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  July 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute Inflammatory Diarrhea
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  July 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  None
Informant:  None listed; Mrs. W. B. Davis signed the death certificate. 


Name:   Velma M. Russell 
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  Feb. 6, 1923
Age:  5 months
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Gill Russell
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Eulena
(Beulina) Gray
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn
Date of Death:  July 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cerebro Spinal Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Brush Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Gill Russell, Fountain Head 


Name:  Mettie Bell Smart 
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 13
Name of Father:  N. R. Smart
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nellie Hunter
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  July 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Only saw child a few minutes before death
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Perdue Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 29, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  N. R. Smart, Portland 


Name:  Dovie Marie Briley
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 20, 1892
Age:  30 years, 7 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Edward Brewer
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nancie Price
Birthplace of Mother:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 29, 1923
Cause of Death:  Brights Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 30, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  J. O. Brewar, Nashville 


Name:  Charity Hart
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 22, 1854
Age:  69 years, 3 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Don't know
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 30, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  August 1, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Jno. Hart, Gallatin 


Name:  Clifton Cleon Lucus
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  February 10, 1872
Age:  51 years, 5 months, 20 days
Occupation:  Poultry Business
Birthplace:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  John Lucus
Birthplace of Father:  Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Florence Mulloy
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  July 31, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute Intestinal Nephritis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 1, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  W. C. Lucus, Nashville 


Name:  Lucy Alice Hinton
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  July 8, 1923
Age:
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wm. J. Hinton
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lena Canada
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  July 8, 1923
Cause of Death:  Born dead
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Ebenezer Cemetery
Date of Burial:  July 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant: James Canida, Mitchellville


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