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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 […]


DAVIS, Powhattan

City: Tiptonville DAVIS, Powhattan, banker; born Union Co., Tenn., Jan. 22, 1847; English descent; son of James and Rebecca (Dalton) DAVIS; father, farmer, lawyer and slave owner; educated in private schools of Obion Co., Tenn.; married Sarah EAGAN, Jan. 2, 1878; independent Democrat; served as Clerk and Master of Chancery […]


TAYLOR, J. Will

City: LaFollette TAYLOR, J. Will, lawyer; born in Union county, Tenn., Aug. 28, 1880; English and Irish descent; son of James W. and Elizabeth (Rogers) TAYLOR; father’s occupation farmer, merchant, politician, in Senate in 1895, House of Representatives, 1891; paternal grandparents George and Malinda (Gray) TAYLOR; maternal grandparents F. H. […]


MYNATT, Rufus Adison

City: Knoxville MYNATT, Rufus Adison, Atty.-Gen. of Knox Co., Tenn.; born Union Co., Tenn., Dec. 21, 1871; Scotch-Irish descent; son of James A. and Melvina (Alley) MYNATT; educated in local schools of Knox Co., Tenn.; began his business career as school teacher; taught school in Knox Co., 1892-3, moved to […]


HILL, SAM E.

City: Knoxville HILL, SAM E., lawyer, teacher and business man; born Paulette, Oct. 6, 1873; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Isaac Newton and Bell (Helsley) HILL; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents, Merrell and Martha (Day) HILL, maternal grandparents, Henderson and Betty (Fox) HELSLEY; educated at Carson and Newman College, and University […]


STOOKSBURY, William L.

City:  Cumberland Gap STOOKSBURY, William L., educator; born Rule, Union Co., Tenn., July 4, 1866; son of Alvis and Elizabeth (Duke) STOOKSBURY: paternal grandmother, Huldah (Craig) STOOKSBURY; maternal grandfather, William DUKE; maternal grandmother, Tinnie (Sharp) DUKE; educated at U. S. Grant University, Athens, Tenn., graduated from same with A. B. […]