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Sumner County, Tennessee Poor House Records
1897

Transcribed by Jan Johnson Barnes
©1999

Source:
TSL&A County Clerk Minutes Roll #55
County Clerk Minutes, pages 333 - 334 

October Term, 1897, page 333

The report of the Poor House Commissioners was read in open Court and without objection ordered spread upon the Minutes of this court which is as follows:

Page 334

To the Hon County Court of Sumner County, We the undersigned Poor House Commissioners beg leave to make this our report for the year ending the 30th day of Sept. 1897. Inmates at the County farm White 29, Colored 6

Whites
James Brummley age 28
Martha Roberts aged 78
Susan May age 66
Fannie Hessson age 51
Lillie Strother age 72
Billy Holmes age 75
John Elmore age 81
Lila Roberts age 56
Mary Bloodworth age 57
Molly Josie age 38
Dicey Josie age 11
Lula Josie age 18
Wm Williams age 17
Grada Johnson age 7
Ben Gilbert age 40
Mary Morgan age 85
Mary Brizendine age 19
Jas. Hoye age 44
Anna Johnson age 25
Jas. Johnson age 3
Lucy Hobdy age 36
Delia Wilson age 19
Jane McGinnis age 37
Maud McGinnis age 8
Jas. McGinnis age 5
Anna McGinnis age 1
Geo. Prior age 76
Edie Prior age 45

Colored
Jacob Cotton age 97
Dick Chambers age 77
Rebecca Raudolph age 51
Geo. Young age 36
Green Carver age 76
Ann Barber age 46


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