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 […]

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.


City: Paris MATTHEWSON, John Porter, practicing physician; born Wadesboro, Ky., Sept. 22, 1840; Scotch descent; son of Daniel and Lucy C. (Scruggs) MATTHEWSON; father merchant; paternal grandparents John and Katherine (McLeod) MATTHEWSON; maternal grandparents Chesley and Celia (Glover) SCRUGGS; educated Murray (Ky) Seminary, graduated from University of Nashville, M. D., […]

OLIVER, Augustus A.

City: Paris OLIVER, Augustus A., physician; born McKenzie, Tenn., Jan. 27, 1884; English-Scotch-Irish descent; son of Dr. J. M. and Elizabeth (Haynes) OLIVER; paternal gradparents /sic/ James L. and Martha Ann (Southall) OLIVER; maternal grandparents John and Elizabeth (Dillahunty) HAYNES; educated at schools of Paris and Nashville, Tenn.; after three […]

LOVE, Charles Albert

City: Paris LOVE, Charles Albert, dentist; born Conyersville, Henry Co., Tenn., July 18, 1886; son of Joseph B. and Mary (Calhoun) LOVE; paternal grandparents Albert and Myra (Jordan) LOVE; maternal grandparents James and Julia (Bradley) CALHOUN; father, farmer; educated in country schools; graduated from University of Tenn., Nashvile /sic/, 1894, […]


City: Paris SWEENEY, James, Co. Court Clerk; born Henry Co., Tenn., Nov. 30, 1864; son Calvin and Hannah (Check) SWEENEY; Scotch-Irish descent; father is retired manufacturer and Union Veteran; married Mattie B. JOYNER May 19, 1898; member W. O. W. (Past Consul Commander); Co. Court Clerk Aug. 1906-1910; re-elected 1910 […]