WHITWELL, James Franklin (Dr.)

One of the representative professional men and highly esteemed citizens of Lewis County, Tennessee, is Dr. James Franklin Whitwell, who has been a medical practitioner in that county for thirty years and has also become well known there through considerable county official service.  The family to which Dr. Whitwell belongs […]


City: Only BURCHARD, James C., farmer; born Whitfield, Tenn., Feb. 323, 1848; English-Irish descent; son of Abram C. and Sarah (Flowers) BURCHARD; father’s occupation farmer and banker; paternal grandparents William and Ruth (Curl) BURCHARD; maternal grandparents William and Polly (Hughes) FLOWERS; educated in the rural schools of Tenn.; entered farming […]

BEASLEY, Robert C.

City: Nunnelly  BEASLEY, Robert C., farmer; born Warner, Tenn., March 15, 1857; son of Jo and Narcisa (BEASLEY); father’s occupation farmer, merchant and Sheriff of Hickman Co., Tenn.; received common school education; began farming in early life, and clerked six years for the Southern Iron Co., and was in the […]

JARRATT, William Vincent

City: Nashville JARRATT, William Vincent, minister; born Hickman County, Tenn., February 17, 1863; English-Irish descent; son of William Daniel and Mary (Carter) JARRATT; father, farmer and physician; paternal grandparents Daniel and Elizabeth (Clanton) JARRATT, maternal grandparents Abraham and Mary (Bray) CARTER; educated in city schools of Nashville; graduated from Masonic […]

MATHEY, Louis Charles

City: Spot MATHEY, Louis Charles, manufacturer of lumber, farmer; born Louisville, Ky., May 24, 1857; French descent; son of Louis Constant and Augustine (Marchal) MATHEY; father architect, contractor and builder Louisville, Ky.; paternal grandfather John Roche MATHEY; maternal grandparents John B. and Marie (Du Point) MARCHAL; graduated at Louisville, Ky., […]

FLOWERS, William Valentine

City: Nashville FLOWERS, William Valentine, Treasurer Draughon’s Business College; born Cable, Hickman County, Tenn., April 1st, 1870; Irish descent; son of David Douglas and Mary (Curl) FLOWERS; father was a physician; educated Haynes & McLean High School, Lewisburg, Tenn., graduating from this school June, 1891; married Mrs. Lista COONEY, November […]