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Sumner County, TN. Death Records
September, 1923

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

Name:  Floid Nunley
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  August 7, 1922
Age:  1 year, 26 days
Occupation:
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Fred Nunley
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Nora Cunningham
Birthplace of Mother:  Wilson Co.
Date of Death:  September 2, 1923
Cause of Death:  Ileo colitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander
Informant:  Fred Nunley, Gallatin 


Name:  George P. Miller
Place of Death:  District 9
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  April 21, 1903
Age:  20 years, 4 months, 14 days
Occupation:  Laborer
Birthplace:  Tenn.
Name of Father:  Woodson Miller
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Susie Baker
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 5, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Village Green
Date of Burial:  September 6, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris Jenkins & Co., Gallatin
Informant:  Anthony J. Walker, Gallatin 


Name:  Hubert Ray Davis
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  March 22, 1902
Age: 21 years, 5 months, 7 days
Occupation:  Farm work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Luther Davis
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mattie Crenshaw
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 6, 1923
Cause of Death:  Killed by Freight train (accident)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 8, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Mattie Taylor, Gallatin 


Name:  Fill Smith
Place of Death:  Rockland
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widower
Date of Birth:  1865
Age:  58 years
Occupation:  Farmer
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Aron smith
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  Don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 9, 1923
Cause of Death:  Nephritis complicated with heart revalvment
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Rockland
Date of Burial:  September 13, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore & Crowder, Nashville
Informant:  Anner Smith, Rockland 


Name:  Lucian Malone
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  1861
Age:  62 years
Occupation:  Butler
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Jim Malone
Birthplace of Father:  (left blank)
Maiden Name of Mother:  Louise Trousdale
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 12, 1923
Cause of Death:  Mitral Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 14 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Clarence Malone, Gallatin 


Name:  Nanie Ruth Parker
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Girl
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Child
Date of Birth:  June 3, 1920
Age:  3 years, 3 months, 10 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  District 14
Name of Father:  R. C. Parker
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  R. A. Hunter
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  September 13, 1923
Cause of Death:  Larengeal  Diphtheria
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill
Date of Burial:  September 14, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  R. C. Parker, Fountain Head 


Name:  Julia Ann Burgett
Place of Death:  District 10
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  1863
Age:  60 years
Occupation:  House keeping
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  William Key
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Carter
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  September 15, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease, Aortic Regurgitation
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bushes Chapel
Date of Burial:  September 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  P. S. Burgett, Gallatin 


Name:  Sarah Jane Brown
Place of Death:  ?
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 14, 1853
Age:  70 years, 8 months
Occupation:  House keeping
Birthplace:  Trousdale Co.
Name of Father:  Dick Hall
Birthplace of Father:  Trousdale Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Dalton
Birthplace of Mother:  Trousdale Co.
Date of Death:  September 16, 1923
Cause of Death:  Dysentery
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  J. W. Brown, Gallatin 


Name:  John E. Biggs
Place of Death:  District 8
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  
Age:  79 years
Occupation:  None; Old Soldier
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  No data available
Birthplace of Father:
Maiden Name of Mother:
Birthplace of Mother:
Date of Death:  September 16, 1923
Cause of Death:  Organic Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Elmwood Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 17, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Henry & Bell, Springfield, Tenn.
Informant:  Wm. Lackey, Gallatin 


Name:  Paul Elmer Douglas
Place of Death:  District 17
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  January 3
Age:  10 years, 6 months, 8 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  Alonzo E. Douglas
Birthplace of Father:  Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Luella Eadon
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  September 18, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute Appendicitis, secondary to typhoid
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Mount Olive
Date of Burial:  September 19, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Stinson Westmoreland
Informant:  Alonzo Douglas, Adolphus, Ky. 


Name:  Sarah Butler
Place of Death:  Sumner
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  Do not know, 1857
Age:  66 years
Occupation: House keeping
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Conquest
Birthplace of Father:  Do not know
Maiden Name of Mother:  Do not know
Birthplace of Mother:  Do not know
Date of Death:  September 21, 1923
Cause of Death:  Injuries received by automobile accident - fractured tibia below knee and bruises over body.
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Bushes Chapel
Date of Burial:  September 22, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  C. C. Alexander, Gallatin
Informant:  James Butler, Fountain Head 


Name:  Martha Pride
Place of Death:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Sex:  Female
Race:  Colored
Marital Status:  Widowed
Date of Birth:  don't know, 1863
Age:  60
Occupation:  house work
Birthplace:  Tennessee
Name of Father:  Dan Reed
Birthplace of Father:  Tennessee
Maiden Name of Mother:  don't know
Birthplace of Mother:  Tennessee
Date of Death:  September 22, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Gallatin, Tenn.
Date of Burial:  September 23, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Moore, Crowder, & Malone, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. Lacky, Gallatin 


Name:  Colin C. Menzies
Place of Death:  Gallatin
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Divorced
Date of Birth:  
Age:  About 67
Occupation:  Traveling Salesman
Birthplace:  Kentucky
Name of Father:  Samuel G. Menzies
Birthplace of Father:  Woodford Co., Kentucky
Maiden Name of Mother:  Sally Ann Winston
Birthplace of Mother:  Boone Co., Kentucky
Date of Death:  September 23, 1923
Cause of Death:  Cerebral Hemorrhage, Recurrent (2nd one)
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of Burial:  September 25, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Harris & North, Gallatin
Informant:  Wm. Lacky 


Name:  Moore C. Hobdy
Place of Death:  District 16, Portland
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  January 25, 1864
Age:  59 years, 8 months, 0 days
Occupation:  Teacher
Birthplace:  District 13
Name of Father:  W. D. Hobdy
Birthplace of Father:  District 13
Maiden Name of Mother:  Rebecca Hargis
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Encephalitis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Portland Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. M. C. Hobdy 


Name:  Lardner May Lanbte (Lambert) 
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  November 23, 1903
Age:  19 years, 10 months, 2 days
Occupation:  School girl
Birthplace:  District 13
Name of Father:  John Lanbette
(Lambert)
Birthplace of Father:  District 14
Maiden Name of Mother:  Lizzie Simpson
Birthplace of Mother:  District 17
Date of Death:  September 25, 1923
Cause of Death:  Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Sheron Cemetery
Date of Burial:  September 26, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkerson Bros. & W, Portland
Informant:  None listed 


Name:  Margaret Ann Turney
Place of Death:  District 6
Sex:  Female
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  May 30, 1864
Age:  59 years, 3 months, 29 days
Occupation:  House hold duties
Birthplace:  Missouri
Name of Father:  Joseph B. Lowery
Birthplace of Father:  Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Malinda
Birthplace of Mother:  Tenn.
Date of Death:  September 29, 1923
Cause of Death:  Paralysis
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Dallas, Texas
Date of Burial:  October 2, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:
Informant:  J. H. Turney, Edenwold, Tenn. 


Name:  Green Thomas Perdue
Place of Death:  District 13
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Married
Date of Birth:  November 13, 1875
Age:  48 years, 10 months, 17 days
Occupation:  Merchant
Birthplace:  Sumner Co.
Name of Father:  Green Perdue
Birthplace of Father:  District 13, Sumner Co.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Mary Link
Birthplace of Mother:  District 15, Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  September 30, 1923
Cause of Death:  Acute articular Rheumatism
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Neal Cemetery
Date of Burial:  October 1, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  Wilkinson Bros. & Wiseman, Portland
Informant:  Mrs. G. T. Perdue, Portland 


Name:  Knight Infant
Place of Death:  District 14
Sex:  Male
Race:  White
Marital Status:  Single
Date of Birth:  October (?) 21, 1923
Age:  0 years, 0 months, 0 days
Occupation:  None
Birthplace:  Sumner Co., Tenn.
Name of Father:  J. N. Knight
Birthplace of Father:  Smith Co., Tenn.
Maiden Name of Mother:  Bertha Lucas
Birthplace of Mother:  Sumner Co.
Date of Death:  (October crossed out, Sept. written above) 21, 1923
Cause of Death:  Stillborn
Length of Residence:
Place of Burial:  Pleasant Hill
Date of Burial:  October 21, 1923
Funeral Home or Undertaker:  No undertaker
Informant:  J. N. Knight, Ft. Head 


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