Daily Archives: August 21, 2013


City: Memphis MITCHELL, Robert H., physician; born Memphis, Tenn., July 31, 1874; of English descent; son of Edward D. and Venora Annie (Stratton) MITCHELL; father’s occupation, physician; educated Central University, Danville, Ky., graduated University of Pa., degree of M.D. 1897; married Caroline M. SNYDER, Oct. 6, 1897; member Shelby County […]

MITCHELL, Edward Dana

City: Memphis MITCHELL, Edward Dana, physician; born Memphis, Tenn., August 8, 1875; son Edward D. and Annie V. (Stratton) MITCHELL; Scotch-English descent; educated University of Kentucky; graduated M.D. University of Pennsylvania 1898; married Annie TRACY November 6, 1901; member Methodist Church.  

MINOR, James L.

City: Memphis MINOR, James L., physician; born Stafford Co., Va., 1855; son John and Elizabeth (Scott) MINOR; English descent; educated in Virginia; graduate University of Virginia; married Margaret ROGERS, November 21, 1889; author Article on Blindness, Reference Handbook Medical Society, Statistics and Nomenclature of Diseases of the Eye and of […]

MILLER, Charles Robert

City: Memphis MILLER, Charles Robert, concrete contractor; born Logansport, Ind., Sept. 4, 1869; Scotch-Irish and Puritan descent;  son of Robert Scott and Nancy Ann (Taylor) MILLER; father’s occupation, contractor and pioneer in cement work; grandfather John Denman MILLER; maternal grandfather Elijah TAYLOR; educated Des Moines (Ia.) Public Schools; graduated from […]

MEYERS, George L.

City: Memphis MEYERS,  George L., general fire insurance; born Helena, Ark., Dec. 30, 1858; son of Samuel W. and Margaret (Porter) MEYERS; German-Scotch descent; educated in high school of Des Arc, Ark.; married Rose HEAGEN, June 30, 1880; member of Country Club, of Memphis, Tenn.; has been engaged in general […]

MEWBORN, Joseph Lemuel 3

City: Memphis MEWBORN, Joseph Lemuel, dentist; born Madison Co., Ala., March 3, 1838; English descent; son of Charlton Augusta and Mary Jane (Long) MEWBORN; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents Joshua and Sarah (Charlton) MEWBORN, maternal grandparents Lemuel and Jane (House) LONG; educated Macon Masonic College, LaGrange Synodical College and New […]

METCALF, Charles W. Sr.

City: Memphis METCALF, Charles W., Sr., lawyer, born Jessamine Co., Ky., 1840; educated in the common schools of his native county and took a course at Millersburg (Ky.) College; after leaving college in 1861 he went to Memphis, where he enlisted in Capt. Phil D. THOMPSON’S cavalry company, which was […]

METCALF, Charles W. Jr.

City: Memphis METCALF, Charles W. Jr., insurance man; born Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 10, 1874; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Charles W. and Mary (Park) METCALF; father’s occupation, lawyer; paternal grandfather  Henry METCALF, maternal grandfather William PARK; educated Memphis and Knoxville, Tenn.; graduated from University of Tenn., B.S., June, 1895; in early […]

MAURY, Richard B.

City: Memphis MAURY, Richard B., physician; born Georgetown, D.C. in 1834; son of Richard B. and Ellen (Magruder) MAURY;  educated University of Virginia 1852-1854; graduated in medicine, University of Va., 1857, University of N.Y., 1858; in early life he was a school teacher; married twice first in 1861, second in […]