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 […]


City: Memphis WILLINGHAM, John T., president and general manager Memphis Coffin Co.; born in Barnwell District, S.C., Aug. 30, 1861; when he was about four years old his parents moved to Columbus, Ga., where he was reared and educated; he began his business career when he was eighteen years of […]

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, […]


City: Winchester ESTILL, Floyd, lawyer; born Winchester, Tenn., Nov. 18, 1858; Scotch descent; son of Francis Thomas and Kathryn (Garner) ESTILL; father’s occupation, lawyer; paternal grandparents, Wallace and Elinor (Crabb) ESTILL, maternal grandparents, Calaway and Beulah (Wadlington) GARNER; educated Carrick Academy; in early life taught school; read law one year […]

HOUNSHELL, Charles Gideon

Charles Gideon Hounshell, son of Peter W. Hounshell and Rhoda Tarter Hounshell, was born on the Hounshell farm near Rural Retreat Wythe County, Virginia, on January 12, 1874. At the Rural Retreat school Mr. Hounshell began his educational career, continued through Emory and Henry College, finishing at Vanderbilt University, and […]

CASSIDY, Eugene Hubert

Simonides, an ancient Greek poet, said, “the city teaches the man.” How true. It is equally true that the times teach the man. No one will deny the effect upon character of the environment and time in which a man was born, the circumstances in which he was reared. Eugene […]

WATKINS, Zachary Taylor

City: Ooltewah WATKINS, Zachary Taylor, banker; real estate agent; born Ooltewah, Tenn. Feb. 8, 1847; Anglo-Saxon descent; son of Finley P. and Tussie (Kelso)WATKINS; father’s occupation farmer; educated in the common schools of Hamilton Co., Tenn.; began his career as a farmer and merchant; married Lillie Mae SANDERS, Jan. 31, […]