The second oldest bell on FHU’s campus dates back to 1897 when A. G. Freed, president of West Tennessee Christian College in Henderson, Tennessee, was given $5,000 to construct a new building and he renamed the school, Georgia Robertson Christian College, in honor of the daughter of donor J. F.
By Tom L. Childers, Henderson, Tennessee There is something very magical and memorable about a school bell. Freed-Hardeman University has four of them, three of which were manufactured by the same foundry. Charles Singleton Bell (1829-1905) apprenticed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to learn the foundry business from his uncle. In 1858, he began his
Jimmy WAMBLE, son of Mrs Ed Wamble and Charles “Red” REID, son of Mr and Mrs G. O. Reid recently volunteered for the Air Force and are now stationed in Wichita Falls Texas for their basic training. Chester County Independent, issue of January 12 1951.
The Tennessee State Library & Archives has compiled a state-wide index to death certificates from 1914-1933. The pages below contain more than 2,000 deaths recorded in Chester County from 1914-1933. Select a letter group to see lists organized by surname. A-D Surnames E-H Surnames I-L Surnames M-P Surnames Q-T Surnames U-Z Surnames For more information
The Graduating Class of 1961 at Chester County High School had 4 sets of twins. Ray & Fay Hinson, Kay & Frankie Bell, Donald & Linda Malone and Jan & Judy Bray. Page 6 of REFLECTIONS published 1979 by First State Bank, Henderson TN
HENDERSON, TN – Houston Christopher Carroll, age 81, retired manager of Chester Farmer’s Co-Op, died Wednesday night, November 11, 2009 at his home in Henderson. Mr. Carroll was born and reared in the New Friendship Community of Chester County, the son of the late Christopher Beechem and Amba Gertrude Peddy
JACKSON, TN – Evelyn B Webb Arnold, 73, retired assistant nurse, died Thursday, April 8 1993 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services at Casey Funeral Home in Henderson with burial in Friendship Cemetery. Mrs Arnold was born Feb 11 1920, daughter of Wister and Bessie Saint Webb. She was a
Hattie Lee Bray Arnold CONE, age 94 died January 3, 2005 at Chester County Healthcare. She was born March 13, 1910 in Chester County the daughter of A. Homer and Annie Mae Bain BRAY. She attended Bray school in Chester County and worked on the family farm. She was married
HENDERSON, TN – Lois Wayne CARROLL, 61, retired Command Sgt. Major of the Tennessee National Guard, died Saturday, Sept 26 1992 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson from heart problems that he had suffered from the last several years. He was born Jan 17 1931, the son of C.
Henderson, TN – Annie Kathryn Young Carroll, age 81 passed away December 14, 2011 at the Chester County Healthcare. She was born Dec 12 1929 in McNairy County and grew up in Chester County, the daughter of the late Edgar Dwight and Patie Brooksie Tedford Young. She married Lois Wayne