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 […]

ROSE, Wicklifee

City:  Nashville ROSE, Wicklifee, General Agent of Peabody Educational Fund; born Saulsbury, Tenn., November 19, 1862; son of Kinchen Langston and Jeannette (Cherry) ROSE; graduated University of Nashville, A.B., 1889; A. M. 1890; student University of Chicago, summer terms, 1897 to 1902; married Ella Morio SUDLER, December 29, 1891; Democrat; […]

RUSSELL, Robert Sidney

City: Whiteville RUSSELL, Robert Sidney, dentist; born Danceyville, Fayette Co., Tenn., Oct. 23, 1867; son of John A. and Sophia (Davis) RUSSELL; Scotch-Irish descent; educated Danceyville Academy; graduate in Dentistry at Baltimore, Md.; married Mary L. ATKINS Dec. 18, 1896; moved to Whiteville, Tenn., from Fulton, Ky., in 1904; engaged […]

POLK, James Knox

City:  Nashville POLK, James Knox; fire insurance; born Bolivar, Tenn., January 26, 1859; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Marshall T. and Evalina M. (Bills) POLK; paternal grandparents Marshall T. and Laura (Wilson) POLK, maternal grandparents John H. and Prudence (McNeal) BILLS;  educated East Tennessee University, now University of Tennessee; in early […]

ABBOTT, Timothy Charles

City: Nashville ABBOTT, Timothy Charles, Roman Catholic Priest; born Ironton, Ohio; Irish descent; son of Florence and Julia (Sullivan) ABBOTT; secured early education in Stewart College, Clarksville, Tenn.; graduated from Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 1879; pastor St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nashville, Tenn., 1879-1884; also had charge […]


City: Montezuma SKINNER, Edwin V., teacher and farmer; born near Montezuma, Tenn., Feb. 1, 1866; English descent; son of Absalom W. and Elizabeth (Hassell) SKINNER; father’s occupation, farmer; educated Jackson District High School, Montezuma, Tenn.; entered the educational work in early life; married Jennie BURKHEAD March 20, 1898; member Farmers’ […]

BEARD, Elvin Taylor

City: Milan BEARD, Elvin Taylor, minister of the gospel; born Saulsbury, Tenn., July 14, 1875; Irish descent; son of William Elvin and Cornelia Adeline (Cavaness) BEARD; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents Council Jones and Nancy (Rose) BEARD; maternal grandparents Isaiah and Cherry (Siler) CAVANESS; educated at Woodland Academy, Saulsbury, Tenn., […]

NEELY, Alex Walker

City: Middleton NEELY, Alex Walker, farmer; born Middleton, Tenn., Oct. 17, 1878; Scotch-Irish descent; son of John Steele and Elen A. (Park) NEELY; father’s occupation, physician; paternal grandparents John and Mary (Steele) NEELY; maternal grandfather Thomas P. PARK; educated at Middleton, Tenn.; in early life was engaged in stock raising; […]


City: Memphis FENTRESS, David, lawyer; born Bolivar, Tenn., Feb. 27, 1873; son of Jas. and Mary Tate (Perkins) FENTRESS; father’s occupation lawyer; paternal grandparents, David and Matilda Caroline (Wendel) FENTRESS; educated at Princeton, University and Harvard Law School, graduated Princeton University A. B., 1896, and Harvard Law School, L.L. B., […]