Daily Archives: November 19, 2013


City: Nashville FRANKLIN, James C., President of Tennessee Life Insurance Company; born Winchester, Tenn., in 1853; English descent; son of Moses C. and Nancy (Silvertooth) FRANKLIN; father, farmer; paternal grandparents Joseph and Mahala (Griffin) FRANKLIN, maternal grandparents John and Elizabeth (Tolley) SILVERTOOTH; received education in country schools of Moore and […]

FOLK, Edgar Estes

City: Nashville FOLK, Edgar Estes, editor and publisher; born Haywood County, Tenn., September 6, 1856; German-Italian descent; son of Henry Bate and Martha C. (Estes) FOLK; educated Brownsville Academy, Wake Forest College, N. C., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.; graduated Wake Forest with A.M. degree 1877, D.D. 1895; married […]

WOLFORD, William M.

City: Birchwood WOLFORD, William M., carpenter; German-Irish descent; born Nov.18, 1829 at Blountville, Tenn; son of William and Catherine (Drake) WOLFORD; paternal grandparents George and Mary (Smith) WOLFORD, maternal grandparents Jacob and Catherine (Foust) DRAKE; educated in local county schools; began life as farmer, later was a carpenter, etc.; married […]