EUBANK, R.D.

R. D. Eubank, trustee of Dickson County, is a son of John and Eliza (Crumpler) Eubank, natives of Halifax County, Va., and Dickson County, Tenn., respectively. The father came to Montgomery County, Tenn., when young and served an apprenticeship to the tailor’s trade, and then opened a tailor shop at Charlotte, where he continued at his trade until a few years previous to the war, when he engaged at farming, and was identified with public affairs. He served ten years in the State Legislature. He is now living about three miles east of Charlotte, having been born October 10, 1804. Our subject was reared on a farm and remained with his parents to the age of twenty-two, when he married. He was born March 14, 1839. In 1861 he enlisted in Company D, Forty-ninth Tennessee Volunteers, and remained in the service until the spring of 1865. Since the war he has followed farming. In 1880 he was elected trustee of Dickson County, and is now the incumbent of the office. In 1860 he was married to Lucinda Corlew, who bore him four children, one son and three daughters: LeonaCatharineAda B. and Richard D. He was bereft of his wife September 17, 1882. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Eubank and one child are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Politically he is a Democrat and one of the highly respected citizens of Dickson County.