PORTER, James Davis

City: Paris PORTER, James Davis, attorney-at-law; born Dec. 7, 1828; son of Thomas Kennedy and Geraldine (Horton) PORTER; father physician; paternal grandparents William and Hanna (Kennedy) PORTER; maternal grandparents Josiah and Nancy (White) HORTON; educated at Paris, Tenn., graduated from Univ. of Nashville, A. B., 1846; LL.D. conferred 1880; married […]

MALONE, William M.

City: Sharp’s Chapel MALONE, William M., farmer; born Hickory Valley, Tenn., Dec. 26, 1871; Irish and Dutch descent; son of James Fletcher and Sarah E. (Snoderly) MALONE; father, farmer; paternal grandparents John B. and Sally (Sharp) MALONE, maternal grandparents Daniel and Rachel (Whitten) SNODERLY; educated in the High Schools of […]

SHANNON, James Edward

City: Sharon SHANNON, James Edward, physician and surgeon; born near Sharon, Tenn., June 23, 1864; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Henry Jefferson and Anna Eliza (Tansil) SHANNON; father, physician and surgeon; paternal grandparents James and Mary (Shannon) SHANNON, maternal grandparents Edward Albert and Caroline (Jenkins) TANSIL; educated in the country schools, […]

RYE, Thomas C.

City: Paris RYE, Thomas C., lawyer; attorney-general for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of the State of Tennessee; Democrat; residence Paris, Tenn. Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee: A Biographical Reference Book of Notable Tennesseans of To-Day. Memphis: Paul & Douglas Co, 1911.

ALLISON, Marshall Lafayette

City: Shelbyville ALLISON, Marshall Lafayette, farmer; born Marshall County, Tenn., October 30, 1860; son of Robert and Sarah (Elzie) ALLISON; father was a farmer; paternal grandparents Thomas and Mildred (Whiffield) ALLISON, maternal grandparents Abraham and Jane ELZIE; Scotch descent; educated Cornersville, Marshall County, Tenn.; married Elizabeth WILMOT, September 22, 1892; […]

ARCHIBALD, William Whallon

City: Shelbyville ARCHIBALD, William Whallon, lumberman; born Corry, Pa., October 17, 1868; son of Charles Edwin and Mary (Whallon) ARCHIBALD; paternal grandparents Varnum and Martha (Allen) ARCHIBALD, maternal grandparents Samuel Smith and Maria (Bell) WHALLON; Scotch-Dutch descent; father’s occupation, railroad conductor; educated and graduated at De Veaux College, Niagara Falls, […]

BEARDEN, Walter Scott

City: Shelbyville BEARDEN, Walter Scott, lawyer, Chancellor Fifth Chancery Division; born Petersburg, Lincoln County, Tenn., January 10, 1843; son of Benjamin Franklin and Susan Margaret (Blake) BEARDEN; father’s occupation, physician; paternal grandparents Benj. F. and (Wright) BEARDEN, maternal grandparents John W. and Mary (Morgan) BLAKE; Scotch, Irish, French and Huguenot […]

ELLIOTT, Sarah Bull Barnwell

City: Sewanee ELLIOTT, Sarah Bull Barnwell, writer; born in Savannah, Ga.; English descent; daughter of Stephen and Charlotte Bull (Barnwell) ELLIOTT; father’s occupation, Episcopal bishop of the Diocese of Georgia; paternal grandparents Stephen and Esther (Hubersham) ELLIOTT, maternal grandparents John Gibbs and Sarah (Bull) BARNWELL; member of Colonial Dames, S. […]

GUTHRIE, William Norman

City: Sewanee GUTHRIE, William Norman, educator; born Dundee, Scotland, March 4, 1868; son of William Eugene and Frances S. (D’Arusmont) GUTHRIE; maternal grandparents Sylvan Thiquepal and Frances (Wright) D’ARUSMONT; graduated from University of the South, B. Litt., 1889, A. M., 1891; married Anna Norton STUART, Jan. 14, 1893; assistant prof. […]