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Scholastic Population, Sumner County, Tennessee
District 15 - 1840

Transcribed by Jan Johnson Barnes

Report to County Court Clerk

We the common school Commissioners for district No. 15 of Sumner County give this a true report of the number of children from the age of six to sixteen years of age in sd (said) district on the last day of June in the year one thousand eight hundred & forty with the names of the persons with whom they reside

Source: TSLA, Sumner County, Tennessee, Microfilm Roll No. AS174B, # 41  

Names of Parents/Guardian District No. No. of Children Names of Parents/Guardian District No. No. of Children
Meador, Ambros 15 5 Weems, John 15 2
Rikerd, Isaac 15 2 Raynie, Patrick 15 4
Simmons, Joel 15 5 Haynes, Thomas 15 6
Rhoads, Stephen M. 15 1 Simmons, Hiram 15 2
Rhoads, Henry 15 6 Dalton, Daniel 15 2
Sullivan, Margaret, Widow 15 3 Hire, Eli 15 6
Morrisson, Samuel 15 2 Law, Henry 15 2
Dice, William, Guardian 15 1 Cooper, Langston 15 2
Sloan, Hezekiah 15 4 Martin, John 15 1
Montgomery, Stephen, Guar. 15 2 Davis, Samuel 15 4
Kerley, James 15 2 Morriss, George 15 4
Smothers, William 15 5 Abel, Jeremiah 15 1
Alvis, Edmund 15 1 Ramsey, George 15 4
Smothers, Edmund 15 5 Chapman, Winniford 15 1
Smothers, Elihu 15 3 Simmons, Charles 15 2
Stinson, Alsa 15 5 Butler, James 15 2
Mitchell, John 15 2 Butler, Elijah 15 5
(name crossed out) 15   Holmes, Albert G. 15 5
Gilliam, Taylor G. 15 4 Dalton, Josiah 15 3
Hawkins, Widow 15 1 Parrish, William 15 3
Pike, Job 15 3 Cole, Mary 15 1
Meador, Moses 15 5 Haskins, James 15 5
Hunt, James, Jr. 15 4 Hunt, James, Sr. 15 2
Wix, Daniel 15 3 Turner, Yancy 15 3
Hanner, James 15 2 Culwell, William 15 2
Tooley, Charles 15 1 Gilliam, Widow 15 2
Jones, Henry 15 3 Bailes, Widow 15 2
Boykin, Lemuel 15 1 Duffer, Sarah, Widow 15 5
Keen, John 15 2 Henson, Martha, Wd. 15 2
Reese, Henry 15 2 Henson, Ann 15 1
Lawrence, Samuel 15 4 Alsop, Jeremiah 15 6
Jones, Lewis 15 5 Carter, Harris 15 5
Meador, Flemming 15 3 Crawford, Susan 15 1
Teel, Rylie 15 1 Hunt, John 15 4
Cliburn, James 15 1 Doss, Joshua 15 1
Lyles, Alexander 15 4 Morriss, Samuel 15 4
Meador, John 15 5      
  The whole amount 217

Summitted humbly and faithfully by J. S., M. M., and J. F.

Commissioners/Clerk

Joel Simmons

Moses Meador

James Fagg

Note: Two commissioners moved out of the district.

Commissioners Annual Report
No. 15 County of Sumner July 1st 1840

15 No. of district
2 No. of schools in district
1M No. of Teachers, male and female
M 12, 16 Pupils enrolled male and female
F 18, 20  
M 9, 14 Pupils in average attendance, male and female
F 12, 11  
M 120 No. of children in the district on the last of June over 6 & under 16
F 97 years of age
$111.05 Amount of public funds rec'd from County Trustee for 1839
$111.05 Amount of public funds paid to Teachers
  Balance public fund unrefunded & why if any
$10.00 Amount paid Teachers from Rate bill
  Amount paid Teachers from voluntary contributions
  Money rec'd from any other source
  Money paid for furniture wood and incidental expenses
3 3 of times schools visited by commissioners
3 mos Lengths of time school have been taught
3 mos  
  No. of school houses built during the year
  Cost of school houses built

Sumner County, Tennessee Scholastic Population

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