TUNE, William T.

WILLIAM T. TUNE (deceased) was a son of John Tune, one of the first settlers of Bedford County, Tenn.  He was born in 1818, in Smith County, and was reared on a farm.

He was married, in 1844, to Miss C. E. Morton, and thirteen children were born to them:  Mary A., James C., Mattie J., Eliza F., Sallie., Charles W., Emma S., John M., Will R., Thomas C., Louis T., Horace G., and Bettie E.  Mr. Tune was a farmer of Bedford County for many years.  He died March 5, 1871.  Mrs. Tune is still living at her residence, “Cottage Home,” and is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

William R. Tune, fourth son of William T. Tune, was born October 12, 1860, and spent his boy- hood days on a farm.  He finished his education in the schools of Shelbyville, and then took a traveling tour over the greater part of the United States.  At present he is living with his mother and he is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Transcribed by Kathryn Hopkins

Goodspeed Publishing Co. History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present: Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford & Marshall Counties, Besides a Valuable Fund of Notes, Reminescences [Sic], Observations, Etc., Etc. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1988.