Clay


HARGROVE, John Andrew

City: Oakley HARGROVE, John Andrew, merchant and farmer; born Overton Co., Tenn., July 20, 1872; Irish descent; son of Milton R. and Margaret M. (NELSON) HARGROVE; father’s occupation, farming and dealing in live stock; paternal grandparents William E. and Elizabeth (BAKER) HARGROVE, maternal grandparents William and Annie (HATCHER) NELSON; educated […]


OFFICER, William Robinson

City: Livingston OFFICER, William Robinson, lawyer; born Clay Co., Tenn., June 18, 1872; English-Irish and Welsh descent; son of John Holford and Ida (Chowing) OFFICER; paternal grandparents, William A. and Cynthia (Holoford) OFFICER maternal grandparents Dr. Z. R. and Rebecca (McMillin) CHOWNING; educated in the common schools of Clay and […]


KEEN, Willard

City: Huntsville KEEN, Willard, attorney at law; born Willow Grove, Clay Co., Tenn., June 14, 1873; English and Irish descent; son of James Marion and Virginia Richmond (Mabry) KEEN; father’s occupation, merchant; paternal grandparents John and Jane (Johnson) KEEN; maternal grandparents Thomas and Maria (Creed) MABRY; educated Huntsville Presbyterian Academy, […]


DONALDSON, Jno. Thomas

City: Celina DONALDSON, Jno. Thomas, farmer; born Fox Springs, Tenn., Aug. 2, 1865; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Robert DANIEL and Hannah E. (Colson) DONALDSON; father’s occupation, farmer and trader; paternal grandparents Wm B. and Mary (Howard) DONALDSON; maternal grandfather Allen COLSON, maternal grandmother’s maiden name was CLARY; educated Mont Vale […]


DALE, William Bryan

City: Celina DALE, William Bryan, county official; born in Clay Co., Tenn., Jan 8, 1866; Irish descent; son of Clem E. and Fannie (Chisholm) DALE; paternal grandparents William and Martha (Goodpasture) DALE; maternal grandparents —- and Ann (Simpson) CHISHOLM; educated in local schools; began life as a farmer; county register […]