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*Major Othnal Minter Brassfield

 
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Submitted by John Brassfield
Othnal Minter Brassfield was born in Claiborne County TN on April 25, 1811. He was the son of James L. Brassfield and Mary Stulse. James L. Brassfield was also born in Claiborne County TN March 3, 1796. Othnal Minter Brassfield married Jane Splawn, also born in Claiborne County, TN in 1818. They were married in Richmond, Ray County, MO in February 1834. Jane was 16 years old at that time. Jane is reported to be a niece of Stonewall Jackson and she was raised on a plantation with slaves. She died sometime after 1870. Othnal later added the title of Major to his name and was generally referred to as Major Minter Brassfield. He died February 1, 1896 in Goldfield, Wright County IA, a town he founded (originally named Brassfield).

 

 

Lucinda Elizabeth Doak


Submitted by Kyle
Lucinda was born abt 1814 and died 5-7-1858. She was the first wife of Aaron Alvice Yoakum. They were married Dec. 1831 in Claiborne Co. TN. She is buried in the Yoakum Cemetery in Claiborne Co. Tn.

 

Clarence Edward Duncan


Submitted by Alice
Born Sept. 28,1914 Claiborne Co.TN. Died Jan. 6, 1996. He was the son of John and Nora Owens Duncan. The picture was taken at Duncan Lumber Company.
 

 

Eliza Duncan


Submitted by hpycappy@mindspring.com
Eliza married William Christian, Dec.21,1890 in Claiborne Co.

 

John Milton Duncan


Submitted by Alice
Born May 01,1862 Claiborne CO. Tn. Died May 01, 1920. He was the son of Andrew and Mary Venable Duncan.
 

 

William Carl Duncan


Submitted by wildfern@attbi.com
This G-grandfather is in the line of John Lane, Thomas Lane, Elihue Garner Duncan from VA to Hardeman Co TN And also my grandfather Robert Wood & his wife Ida Ferrell Duncan. Pearlie Duncan Walker, also my Dad and mother James Carl and Julie Mullins Duncan
 

 

Samuel Nelson Garland with (-?-)


Submitted by Bertha Loyd
Thought to be Phobe Peck Garland with son Samuel Nelson Garland. Samuel's mother died when he was abt. 3 years old. This might be his grandmother Barbara Peck.
 

Barb's Goin and Lynch Photos

 

Submitted by Barb
Many family photos on this site relating to Claiborne County families.

 

William Finley Hill and his wife Mary T. Newby Hill


Submitted by Kyle
William was born 12-28-1858 and died on 9-4-1919. Mary's birth was 2-25-1861 and her death was 5-3-1917. Wm. and Mary were married 8-2-1882. They both are buried in the Shoemaker Cemetery, Claiborne Co. Tn

 

John Carroll Lynch Family


Submitted by Kyle
Taken in front of their Homestead sometime around 1905. L-R George Lynch, Wiley Nelson Lynch, John Carroll Lynch, Artie Launia Lynch (Howard), Maree Valente Lynch (Harmon), Lurania Clemetine Yadon Lynch, Ocie Overton Lynch (Simmons), Loalles Evelyn Lynch (DeBusk), J. Herbert Lynch.

 

Alexander A. and Lillie B. Jarvis Mathis


Submitted by Alice
He was the son of William M. and Sarah Poore Rains. Lillie was the daughter of John Day Jarvis and Sarah M. Sheffield Jarvis. They are buried in Duncan cemetary at New Tazewell, Tn.

 

 

Isaac Keck and Isabella Bolinger


Submitted by Billy G. McBride
Isaac Keck is the son of Andrew Keck and Isabella Bolinger. Born 1830 Tn, he died in 1910 AR. He moved to Arkansas where he was in the union army in 1864.

 

Cecile Neal and Grover C. Neal


Submitted by Carol Moore
Cecile daughter of James O. Neal and Lucy Perciful. Grover son of Joseph Neal and Mary Jane Lynch.

 

Joseph Neal


Submitted by Carol Moore
Son of John Q. (O.) Neal and Sarah Bullard.

 

Lucy Neal (Nannie 1923)


Submitted by Carol Moore
Lucy Belle Neal daughter of Joseph Neal & Mary Jane Lynch. She married James Benjamin McGaha. Taken about 1923.

 

Lucy and Wm. Roy Neal


Submitted by Carol Moore
Lucy Belle Neal (1896-1966) and brother William Roy Neal (1888-1969). Children of Joseph Neal and Mary Jane Lynch. Taken about 1911.

 

Lucy Neal McGaha and Eva Brewster Booker Burson


Submitted by Carol Moore
Best friends their whole lives. Lucy Belle Neal McGaha and Eva Brewster Booker Burson. Lucy daughter of Joseph Neal and Mary Jane Lynch. Eva daughter of William Brewster and Lucinda McCreary.

 

Michael Crowley & Maude Neal Crowley


With Nora Neal Carter. Daughters of Joseph Neal and Mary Jane Lynch.
Submitted by Carol Moore

 

Mary Jane Lynch Neal


 

Submitted by Carol Moore
Daughter of Jeptha Lynch and Louisa Davis Kelly.

 

Garrett Henderson Odell


Submitted by B Duvall
b. 1863 Grainger Co, TN he was son of Jacob Odell. The Odells moved to Claiborne Co, TN abt. 1870.

 

My grandparents Joe V. Poore and Delcie Lavina Poore


Submitted by Donna Poore Quinn

 

Donnie Poore and wife Patsy Evans Poore


With daughter Donna Poore Quinn taken abt. 1965.
Submitted by Donna Poore Quinn

 

Edgar Wells, Dewitt, and Joe V. Poore


Submitted by Donna Poore Quinn

 

Delcie Lavina Poore with Alvis Cupp


Submitted by Donna Poore Quinn

 

Laura Bell Goins Poore with Marty Poore


Submitted by Donna Poore Quinn
The wife of Martin Van Buren Poore and the mother of Joe V. Poore.

 

Thomas C. Fugal Robertson family taken before 1931


Submitted by Kyle
L-R front row: Butler Howard Robertson, Daisy Robertson
L-R 2nd row: Thomas C. Fugal Robertson, Mary Tennessee (Duck) McAnally Robertson, Minnie Lizza Jane Robertson Poore, and William Monroe Poore.
L-R back row: Alpha Powell Robertson, Louis Franklin Robertson, Della A. Robertson Barnard, Charles Preston Barnard, Lizzie Hill Robertson, and William Henry (Boy) Robertson.

 

Calvin Robinson and family

Calvin Robinson and family at 1903
Submitted by killgorejr@navair.navy.mil
Caliborne County about 1908

 

Letitia and Mary Robinson

Letitia and Mary Robinson
Submitted by killgorejr@navair.navy.mil
This is Letitia Guy Robinson, wife of Calvin Robinson born Shawanee 1866, parents William Guy and Martha Barnwell died 1941.

 

Andrew Davis Simmons and Family

Andrew Davis Simmons and Family
Submitted by Kyle
Andrew Davis Simmons and his wife Helen Manerva Yoakum Simmons with daughters L-R Cornie Simmons (Wilson), Matilda Simmons (Minton), and Laura Simmons (Conken). Taken before 1922
 

 

Tip and Ocie Simmons

Tip and Ocie Simmons
Submitted by Kyle
Tip Tipton Simmons b. 10-12-1883 Claiborne Co. Tn d. 12-15-1960 Knoxville, Tn and Ocie Overton (Lynch) Simmons b. 6-30-1892 Claiborne Co. Tn d. 2-22-1962 Knoxville, Tn. They were married 1-24-1916. Both are buried in Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Tn.

 

Aaron Alvis Yoakum

Aaron Alvis Yoakum
Submitted by Kyle
Aaron Alvis Yoakum b. abt. 1804 Claiborne Co, TN d. 12-9-1882 Claiborne Co, TN married 2nd wife Sarah Elizabeth Hollingsworth abt. 1869. Sarah Hollingsworth b. 12-21-1833 d. 1-21-1920.

 

Isaac Yoakum, Esquire

Isaac Yoakum, Esquire
Submitted by Kyle
Isaac Yoakum, Esquire b. 2-23-1778 Muddy Creek, Greenbriar Co, VA d. 7-24-1857 Claiborne Co, TN. He married Martha Mary Davis. Isaac was son of George & Martha Van Bibber Yoakum.
 

 

 

Unknown Church Group

Unknown Church Group Claiborne County Tn.


Submitted by Elizabeth Smiddy
Can anyone help identify?

     

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