Submitted by Nancy Culbreath
JOHN ROBERT CULBREATH was born February 13, 1831 in Smith County, TN,
and died July 05, 1904 in Sumner Co, TN. He married:
(1) PENELOPE B. SEARCY January 19, 1854 in Smith County, TN, daughter of REUBEN SEARCY and MARY BRACKIN. She was born abt. 1831 in Smith County, TN. She married Julius Gilbert in Sumner County on September 7, 1851. Penelope filed for divorce on May 29, 1952. The final divorce decree was granted June 23, 1852. She died in 1866 in Sumner Co, TN.
(2) MARTHA ANN BELL May 14, 1867 in Sumner Co, TN2, daughter of BENJAMIN BELL and NANCY SEARCY. She was born 1847 in Sumner Co, TN, and died Bef. 1877.
(3) MARY JANE ALLEN January 13, 1878 in Old Mt. Zion Church, Sumner County, TN, daughter of JOHN ALLEN and SUSAN JOHNSON. She was born January 07, 1858 in Indiana, and died April 17, 1932 in Davidson Co, TN.
Children of JOHN CULBREATH and PENELOPE SEARCY:
ANORA CULBREATH6, b. Abt. 1855, Sumner Co, TN; d. Kentucky; m. AARON DAVIDSON, October 12, 1878, Sumner Co, TN.
ALLICE C. CULBREATH, b. October 18, 1858, Sumner Co, TN; d. April 15, 1900, Searcy Cemetery, a farm location in New Liberty Precinct; m. JOE KELLEY in Sumner County, TN. on January 24, 1878.
ROBERT C. CULBREATH, b. July 15, 1860, Sumner Co, TN; d. April 01, 1922, Halltown Cemetery, Sumner Co, TN., m. NANNY ELIZABETH CULBREATH on 12 January 1890. She was the daughter of LAFAYETTE (Fate) CULBREATH and MARY VIRGINIA OVERBY. Robert and Elizabeth were first cousins.
ISABELLA THOMSELLA CULBREATH, b. July 11, 1862, Sumner Co, TN; d. April 23, 1926, Link Cemetery, Sumner Co, TN., m. ROBERT DOUGLAS LINK on 25 December 1884. He was the son of CHRISTIAN LINK and ANNALIZA RONEY.
JOHNDELLA CULBREATH, b. July 11, 1862, Sumner Co, TN. m. W. A. CRAFTON on December 4, 1879.
MARTHA J. CULBREATH, b. November 1864, Sumner Co, TN., m. NEAL DOBBS in 1880.
Children of JOHN CULBREATH and MARTHA BELL:
NEELY CULBREATH, b. January 17, 1872, Sumner Co, TN; d. March 08, 1948; m. (1) F. E. BREWER, March 13, 1891, Sumner Co, TN; m. (2) JOHN KELLY, May 09, 1906, Sumner Co, TN; m. (3) J. D. CARR, June 10, 1922, Sumner Co, TN.
JENNIE (Nancy Virginia) CULBREATH, b. 10 November 1873, d 19 February 1910, Sumner Co, TN; m. STEPHEN PLEASANT GARRISON, 27 April 1865 - 2 April 1930, (son of SUSAN JOHNSON and HAMPTON GARRISON) in Robertson Co., TN. on 3 June 1891. Both are buried in the Halltown Cemetery.
JOSEPH WILLIAM CULBREATH, b. August 15, 1869, Sumner Co, TN; d. June 09, 1943, Sumner Co, TN., m. MARY ANN DOBBS on 13 May 1900. She was the daughter of GEORGE RUSH DOBBS and AMANDA CAROLINE ALBERT.
JAMES HENRY CULBREATH, b. January 1875, Tennessee; d. Dodd City, Texas., m. MONTIE B. LATHOM, ca. 1904.
Children of JOHN R. CULBREATH and MARY JANE ALLEN: Obit of Mary Jane Culbreath.
EDWARD CULBREATH, b. October 1879, Tennessee, m. LULA HOLLINS on 13 January 1878 in Sumner County, TN.
OVEY CULBREATH, b. May 1880, Tennessee, m. T. C. JACKSON on 17 August 1907 in Sumner County, TN.
IVA E. CULBREATH, b. March 1884, Tennessee; d. 1934, Gallatin Cemetery, Section B., Sumner Co., m. ARTHUR E. GARRISON on 26 January 1907 in Sumner County, TN.
PEARL CULBREATH, b. January 05, 1881, Tennessee; d. August 04, 1952, Maple Hill Cemetery, Sumner Co., m. G. FRANK WRIGHT (29 January 1873 - 15 June 1957) on 26 January 1907 in Sumner County.
NANCY ANN CULBREATH, b. September 1887, Tennessee, m. 1st JAMES GOURLEY on 21 March 1903 in Sumner County, m 2nd to THOMAS B. LADD before 1930.
LEONARD G. CULBREATH, b. February 1892, Tennessee; d. April 24, 1927, Texas., m. GOLDIE DAVIS (in Texas) before 1917.