WARREN, Charles A.

CHARLES A. WARREN (deceased) was born May 21, 1820, in Blount County, Tenn.  His father, Thomas S. Warren, was born and partly raised in Virginia.  He immigrated with his parents to East Tennessee when young.  He was married in 1809.  The mother, Susan Sevier Snyder, was born in Nashville.  When she was quite young she was taken to Clarksville, where her parents were murdered by the Indians and she was the only one of the family who escaped.  She was then reared by her grandfather, Valentine Sevier, and also lived a great part of her time with Gov. Sevier. The parents of our subject moved to Bedford County in about 1828.  The father died in 1856, having been horn in 1782.  The mother was born in 1791, and died in 1863.  There is now but one of the family of ten children raised by them living:  Mrs. Jennie Ivie, the widow of C. D, Ivie, of Rutherford County.  She was born December 27, 1821. 

Charles A. Warren was reared on a farm.  He served as deputy sheriff of Bedford County for many years in his younger days.  He carried on farming all his life and was one of the most extensive business men of the county.  He was engaged in stock dealing, merchandising, etc.  He was noted for his public spirit and public enterprise and charity to the poor.  He was a Democrat in politics.  He was married May 2, 1865, to Miss Amy Thompson, daughter of G. W. ThompsonMrs. Warren died October 29, 1883, leaving a family of three children:  George, Josephine and Stanley S.  Five children have been born to the union but two, Mattie Lee and William S. have died.

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.