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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
August, 1923

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

Name:  Isac Rippy
Place of Death:  Turner Station
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  March 31, 1839
Age:  84 years, 4 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Aneison Rippy
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  August 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Union Chapel, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  August 3, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  R. F. Pearson, Glasgow, Ky.
Informant:  Virgil Rippy, Westmoreland 


Name:  Iva Nora Duer
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 22, 1873
Age:  49 years, 7 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Name of Father:  James Campbell?
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susan Hart?
Birthplace of Mother:  Simpson Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  August 5, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 6, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. G. Wilkinson
Informant:  H. O. Duer, Portland 


Name:  Oma A. Stone
Place of Death:  District 12
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  September 18, 1884
Age:  38 years, 10 months, 19 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wiley Oneal
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Julia Keen
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 6, 1923
Cause of Death:  Diabetes Militis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mt. Pleasant
Date of Burial:  August 7, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Crow Bros., Scottsville
Informant:  O. F. Stone, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  John Albert Mathias
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  July 25, 1893
Age:  30 years, 11 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Boiler Maker
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Joshua Mathias
Birthplace of Father:  Nashville
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Ellen
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  August 9, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 10, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  H. James Mathias, Portland 


Name:  Maranda Smith
Place of Death:  District 5, Hendersonville
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  1835
Age:  85 years
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Ned George
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ann Bender
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 11, 1923
Cause of Death:  Chronic Nephritis with valvular heart disease
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Hendersonville
Date of Burial:  August 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore & Crowder
Informant:  Jim Smith, Hendersonville 


Name:  Erma Victory Lane
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:   Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  June 4, 1923
Age:  2 months, 7 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  Jessie Lane
Birthplace of Father:  Robertson Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lizzie Hodges
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 11, 1923
Cause of Death:  Only saw child once
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Stark? Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 12, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  R. L. Hodges, Portland 


Name:  Daniel Eliga Mayes
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  August 21, 1850
Age:  72 years, 11 months, 22 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Pleasant Mayes
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lavina Farris?
(handwriting faded) 
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation of heart
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  W. H. Peden, Mitchellville 


Name:  Burtie? Baker
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  March 27, 1872
Age:  51 years, 5 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Housework
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Phil Douglass
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ceclian Payne
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  Mitral Insufficiency; Uterian Carcinoma
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  August 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, Malone
Informant:  Phil Douglass, Gallatin 


Name:  Benjamin Weingartner
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  December 1, 1855
Age:  68 years, 8 months, 13 days
Occupation:  Stone Cutter
Birthplace:  Ky.
Name of Father:  Weingartner
Birthplace of Father:  Germany
Maiden Name of Mother:  Unknown
Birthplace of Mother:  Germany
Date of Death:  August 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  cerebral Hemorrhage result of injury by falling from building
Length of Residence:  Former residence - Ky.
Place of Burial:  Louisville, Ky.
Date of Burial:  August, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  J. B. Weingartner, Louisville, Ky. 


Name:  William Henry Cole
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 10, 1849
Age:  74 years, 7 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Robertson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  R. Cole
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Miss Henry
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 14, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage
Length of Residence:  18 years; in state all of life
Place of Burial:  Springhill Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. W. H. Cole, Gallatin 


Name:  Alma Myra Dorris
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  White
Date of Birth:  May 22, 1853
Age:  70 years, 2 months, 8 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jimmy Lee
Birthplace of Father:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lib Ray
Birthplace of Mother:  Jackson Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pirtle Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 16, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. C. A. West, Portland 


Name:  Edwin Allen Woodson
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 25, 1856
Age:  67 years, 3 months, 23 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Dr. T. M. Woodson
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Amelia Allen
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  August 17, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cancer of kidney
Length of Residence:  67 years, 3 months, 23 days
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 18, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Dr. L. Miller Woodson, Gallatin 


Name:  Hattie Ann Johnson
Place of Death:  District 9, Methodist Hills
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  January 23, 1912
Age:  10 years, 7 months
Occupation:  School girl
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Wallace Johnson
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Ella Osborn
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Jimmie Odom 


Name:  Susan Winchester Wynne
Place of Death:  District 1, Castallian Springs
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  1839
Age:  84 years
Occupation:  Teacher
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Alfred R. Wynne
Birthplace of Father:  Wilson Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Almira Winchester
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Dilated & hypertrophied heart
Length of Residence:  84 years, all her life
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Mrs. W. Wynne, Castallian Springs 


Name:  Willie G. Dye
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Girl
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  October 25, 1921
Age:  1 year, 9 months, 12 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 16
Name of Father:  James Dye
Birthplace of Father:  District 16
Maiden Name of Mother:  Jenne Bunton
Birthplace of Mother:  District 16
Date of Death:  August 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Ileo Colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Old Field Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  James Dye, Portland 


Name:  Bird Mandrel
Place of Death:  District 17, Westmoreland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  May 19, 1872
Age:  51 years, 3 months, 6 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Andy Mandrel
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Francis Troutte
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis, no doctor
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mandrel Graveyard
Date of Burial:  August 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  Bluford Mandrel, Westmoreland 


Name:  Patcent (Patience) Rogan
Place of Death:  District 9, Tompkins Bottom
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widow
Date of Birth:  August 2, 1856
Age:  67 years
Occupation:  Cook
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Not known
Birthplace of Father:  Not known
Maiden Name of Mother:  Not known
Birthplace of Mother:  Not known
Date of Death:  August 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Tubercular Peritonitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Luther Webb, Gallatin 


Name:  Luease (Louise) Carter
Place of Death:  District 11, Bethpage
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  November 24, 1903
Age:  19 years, 9 months, 2 days
Occupation:  Housekeeper
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  W. M. Carter
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Maggie Stamps
Birthplace of Mother:  Allen Co., Ky.
Date of Death:  August 26, 1923
Cause of Death:  Tuberculosis (Pulmonary)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bethpage, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  August 27, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  E. D. Stinson, Westmoreland
Informant:  W. M. Carter, Westmoreland 


Name:   Carrie Luease Nash 
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Infant
Date of Birth:  May 20, 1923
Age:  3 months, 8 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner County, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Virgil Nash
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Hattie Roberts
Birthplace of Mother: Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 28, 1923
Cause of Death:  Found dead in bed; had no physician
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Brinkley Sym.
Date of Burial:  August 28, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. T. Woodall, White House
Informant:  Virgil Nash, White House 


Name:  Luther Thomas
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Male
Race:  Black
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 25
Age:  28 years, 5 months, 4 days
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  William Thomas
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Fannie Warnard
Birthplace of Mother:  Ohio
Date of Death:  August 29, 1930
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  White House R. R.
Date of Burial:  August 30, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  W. T. Woodall, White House
Informant:  William Thomas, Goodlettsville 


Name:  Walter Lewis
Place of Death:  District 4
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  July 27, 1908
Age:  15 years, 1 month
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Jeff Lewis
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lennie Lewis
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 29, 1923
Cause of Death:  Typhoid Fever
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Kansas, 10th District
Date of Burial:  August 30, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & Jenkins, Gallatin
Informant:  Henry Jamerson 


Name:  Nora Smith
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  
Age:  41 years
Occupation:  Housekeeping
Birthplace:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Name of Father:  Noah Templeton
Birthplace of Father:  Do not know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Underwood
Birthplace of Mother:  Do not know
Date of Death:  August 29, 1923
Cause of Death:  Intestinal Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 30, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  Brodmith Smith, Gallatin 


Name:  Martha Katie Jernigan
Place of Death:  District 16
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  December 15, 1851
Age:  71 years, 8 months, 15 days
Occupation:  Domestic
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Clint Crowell
Birthplace of Father:  Don't know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sarah Camel
Birthplace of Mother:  Don't know
Date of Death:  August 30, 1923
Cause of Death:  Paralysis, supposed to have resulted from hemorrhage (brain)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 31, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. Nellie Hagin, Fountain Head 


Name:  Briley Infant
Place of Death:  District 15
Sex:  Boy
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  August 20, 1923
Age:
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  D. P. Briley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Emma Morris
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Date of Death:  August 20, 1923
Cause of Death:  Born dead
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Biggs Cemetery
Date of Burial:  August 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  N. R. Briley, Fountain Head 


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