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Obituaries March, 1912

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(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

Gathered To His Fathers - Rev. John A. McFerrin, Member of Noted Methodist Family, Dies.
Rev. John A. McFerrin, the only surviving son of the late Dr. John B. McFerrin, and until recently a citizen of Gallatin died Friday afternoon at 4:50 o'clock at his home on Greenwood Avenue, Nashville. *(Long obit and I will type the genealogy information.) Rev. John A. McFerrin was born in Nashville March 26, 1848, being the son of Dr. John B. McFerrin and Elmyra Probart McFerrin, his father's first wife. His wife whom he married in 1871 was formerly Miss Martha Abston of this county. Mr. McFerrin's surviving children are: John B., George P., and Carter of Nashville, Dr. Jas. A. of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Jas. Cunningham of Hartsville, Mrs. J. J. Stowe of Franklin and Mrs. William R. Pope of Fort Riley, Kan. The remains were brought to Gallatin Sunday at 1:30 p.m., and buried in the local cemetery.

(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

Dr. T. L. B. Brown
The death of Dr. T. L. B. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Brown of Gallatin, occurred at his home in Robertson County near White House last Friday, March 1. Dr. Brown was born in this county in 1870. He was married to Miss Zelma Armstrong of Robertson County, who with her two children survive him. The remains were brought to the home of Dr. Brown's parents on Franklin Street Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted at the residence Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock by Elder J. W. Sheppard. Burial at the Gallatin Cemetery followed.
*(Long obit and I will type the genealogy information.)

(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

Mrs. James Martin
The death of Mrs. James G. Martin occurred at her home at Hendersonville last Wednesday night, February 28th. She had been ill since January when she suffered a severe attack of pneumonia. Mrs. Martin was thirty-five years of age and before her marriage was Miss Woodruff of Madison. She is survived by her husband and three children. The burial was at Hendersonville Friday with funeral services at the Presbyterian Church by Rev. Hal Franklin.
*(Long obit and I will type the genealogy information.)

(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

M. A. Wise
Matthew Armstrong Wise, a pioneer of Hartsville, died at his home there last Thursday afternoon. The deceased was born in Sumner County in 1826, and was married to Miss Clamentia Duncan fifty-nine years ago on the 15th of this month. Mr. Wise for many years was a merchant tailor at Hartsville. He is survived by five children and also by four brothers and sisters as follows: R. M. Wise, Number One, this county; Capt. Spencer Wise, Nashville; J. C. Wise, Lodina, Texas; Henry A. Wise, Union City; and Miss Mary Wise, Union City.

(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

Mrs. Aline Maddux
Mrs. Aline Maddux, wife of the late T. C. Maddux, died last Thursday at her home on Winchester Street after a long illness. She was 57 years of age and a native of McMinnville, having removed with her husband to Gallatin several years ago. She is survived by a daughter, Miss Camile Maddux. The burial occurred Friday at the Gallatin Cemetery with funeral services by Rev. Geo. L. Beale of the Methodist Church.

(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

In Memoriam
Comet, the little two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Gid Moncrief, passed over the beautiful river of life Feb. 26, 1912. He was ill ten days. He was laid to rest in Mt. Vernon Cemetery Tuesday, at 1 o'clock p.m.

(Thursday, March 7, 1912)

A. B. C.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Braswell of Spur, Texas, formerly of this place, have the heart felt sympathy of their friends and relations in the death of their six year old daughter, Laura, which occurred a few days ago. She died of congestion of the brain. The little one was only sick a few hours. Her death had caused a shadow to come over the home of her father and mother and also the grandmother, Mrs. M. M. Braswell, of A. B. C. May they look forward to a happy reunion in that beautiful home where parting never comes.

(Thursday, March 14, 1912)

Mrs. James Williams
Many friends of the family in this county regret the death of Mrs. James Williams, mother of Prof. Sam Williams, of Gallatin which occurred at her home at Thompson's Station Monday. She was 58 years of age and a most estimable lady. The burial was at Franklin, Tenn., Tuesday.

(Thursday, March 14, 1912)

Wm. H. Oldham
Mr. Wm. H. Oldham, a prominent citizen of Laguardo, Wilson County, died suddenly last Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the home of his brother, James Oldham, near Gallatin on the Douglass Pike. He was visiting at the home of his brother here and up until an hour before his death was seemingly in good health. His death was due to heart failure. Mr. Oldham was 56 years of age and was born and reared in Wilson County. He had been a faithful member of the Christian Church since early childhood. He is survived by five children, two sons and three daughters. His remains were buried at Laguardo Friday.

(Thursday, March 14, 1912)

Administratrix Notice
Having qualified as adminstratrix of the estate of Dr. J. B. Hanna, deceased........................Mrs. Kate Hanna, Admrs. Bethpage, Tenn. Mar. 9, 1912. *(Not an obit, but thought this may be of help to some researchers.)

Administrator's Notice
Notice is hereby given all parties who may be indebted to the estate of W. F. Moss, deceased, to come forward and settle. March 2, 1912. U. D. Moss, Admr.

(Thursday, March 14, 1912)

Obituary
One more death has invaded our village and called to his reward Dr. Thompson Llewellyn B. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Brown. Dr. Brown was born at Castallian Springs, Sumner County, March 7, 1870, and died at his home in White House at 7:30 p.m. March 1, 1912. He was married to Miss Zelma Armstrong at her home in Robertson County, February 8, 1894, and joined the Christian Church at White House in the spring of 1904, and was baptized by Brother Northcross. To his bereaved wife, her declining father and his promising children, let us tender a heart full of sympathy and a pledge of that true friendship which time only brightens, strengthens, and confirms. To his aged parents, may we add one word of cheer and comfort; to his many brothers and loving sisters. A. T. Jackson, White House, Tenn. *(Long obit.)

(Thursday, March 21, 1912)

Passes Into Great Beyond - Mrs. S. E. Lane Died in Gallatin Last Sunday After Long Illness.
Mrs. Sarah Edmonia Lane, a life long resident of Gallatin and a lady highly esteemed throughout this section died Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Ed Davis on Winchester Street. The deceased was 79 years old. She was a daughter of Zachariah Green, a pioneer citizen of Sumner County and was born and reared in the 4th Civil District. Early in life she married Mr. Wm. R. Lane also of this county. To this union five children were born. Two of these, Mr. Zach Lane and Mrs. Ed Davis, both of Gallatin, survive her. Her husband died near the close of the war. The burial was at Gallatin Cemetery Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock with funeral services by her pastor, Rev. Geo. L. Beale. *(Long Obit.)

(Thursday, March 21, 1912)

James A. Taylor
Mr. James A. Taylor, a former citizen of Gallatin died at his home in Louisville at noon, Wednesday, March 13 after an illness of several months. His wife, Mrs. K. H. Taylor, was formerly in the millinery business in Gallatin and the family is pleasantly remembered here. Mr. Taylor was a native of Pennsylvania but was reared at Bloomfield, Ky. He was 60 years of age. The burial was at Fairfield, Ky., near his former home.

(Thursday, March 21, 1912)

Dr. P. P. White
The remains of Dr. P. P. White, who died at his home in St. Louis, were buried at the Gallatin Cemetery Sunday. Dr. White married Miss Nota Malone of this county, sister of Messers Eugene and Breck Malone and daughter of the late John H. Malone of Gallatin. She accompanied her husband's remains to Gallatin.

(Thursday, March 28, 1912)

Death Claims Judge Parker
Judge W. R. Parker, born and reared in Sumner County and for many years a resident here died at his home in Fort Worth, Texas, last Friday. He is survived by his wife and six children. A sister, Mrs. J. H. Sarver lives in Gallatin. He was 61 years old. All of his children except one daughter and his widow, were at his bedside when death came. Judge Parker was born in Sumner County, Tennessee, Oct. 24, 1851. He was admitted to the bar in Scottville, Ky., in 1887. *(Long Obit.)

(Thursday, March 28, 1912)

Dr. Edmund Jones
Dr. Edmund Jones, a well known colored physician, died at his home in Gallatin, March 12. He was 86 years old and had long enjoyed the highest respect of the people of this community.

(Thursday, March 28, 1912)

Commits Suicide
Lebanon, Tenn., March 24. - A tragic suicide occurred here this morning when Harry Kirkpatrick, aged about 45, a prominent and highly respected citizen of the town and county, ended his life by sending a bullet from a 38-clibre Smith & Wesson revolver through his brain about 8 o'clock this morning at his home on the Nashville Pike, about a mile from Lebanon. He leaves a wife, two daughters, Mary and Esther, aged 14 and 11 years, respectively, and one sister, Mrs. J. T. Keller, of St. Louis. The remains will be taken to Edwardsville, Ill., tomorrow afternoon, the home of the deceased.

(Thursday, March 28, 1912)

Death Results from Accident - Abner N. Stone Killed By Stroke on Head at His Farm Near Town.
By a peculiar and unusual accident Abner N. Stone was killed on his farm on the Douglass Pike, three miles North of town, last Thursday. In company of his brother Frank, he was driving a wagon through the woods lot when the hickory beam that was used as a brake broke loose and flying back struck him a violent blow on the side of the head and face, resulting in almost instant death. Mr. Stine was a son of the late Howard Stone of this county, thirty years of age and was unmarried. He leaves three sisters and three brothers. The burial was at the Stone Burying Ground Friday with funeral services by Rev. J. D. Robbins.

(Thursday, March 28, 1912)

John Miller Dies
Capt. D. B. Anderson of Gallatin received a telegram yesterday announcing  the sad news of the death of his son-in-law, John Miller, which occurred at 2:30 a.m. yesterday at his home in St. Anthony, Idaho. His remains will be brought to Gallatin for burial.

(Thursday, March 28, 1912)

Red River Road
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lanier were in Franklin, Ky., Monday to attend the funeral of Mr. Lanier's Aunt, Mrs. Mary Gribbs, who was a sister of Capt. A. E. Bell, and was 83 years old.

A. B. C.
Creg Mandrel died at his father's Saturday and was buried at the Mandrel Grave Yard Sunday.

Mrs. Mallie Suttle, wife of Jim Suttle, died at her home near here last week.

  


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