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McMAHON, James Richard

City: Randolph McMAHON, James Richard, merchant; born Dancyville, Tenn., Oct. 10, 1876; son of Richard Collins and Emma B. (Mosebach) McMAHON; father, merchant; paternal grandparents William V. and Catherine (Hill) McMAHON, maternal grandparents Dr. B. and Catherine Ann (McCool) MOSEBACH; educated at Dancyville, Tenn., graduating May 15, 1895; married Gertrude […]


MOSES, Frank Armstrong

City: Nashville MOSES, Frank Armstrong, Special Examiner Tennessee Pension Board; born Knoxville, Tenn., June 19, 1845; Scotch-Irish descent; son of James C. and Susan W. (Parks) MOSES; paternal grandparents John F. and Mary (Pearson) MOSES, maternal grandparents William and Jane (Armstrong) PARK; educated University of Knoxville; engaged in hardware business […]


MORRIS, Thomas Overton

City: Obion MORRIS, Thomas Overton, lawyer; born Troy, Tenn., Sept. 28, 1879; son of George P. and Ella C. (WILSON) MORRIS, paternal grandfather Thomas O. MORRIS, paternal grandmother Bessie (BUCKLEY) MORRIS, maternal grandfather William WILSON, maternal grandmother Nancy A. (CARUTHERS) WILSON; Scotch-Irish descent; educated Obion and Glass, Tenn.; graduate of […]


MORTON, West Humphreys

City: Nashville MORTON, West Humphreys, County Register Davidson County; born Nashville, Tenn., September 15, 1870; son J. W. and Annie (Humphreys) MORTON; educated Nashville; early business, newspaper work;  married Mary PERRY April 15, 1894; member Shriners, Scottish Rite Masons, Odd Fellows, K. of P., Elks, Red Men, Cumberland Club; Register […]


MORTON, M. B.

City: Nashville MORTON, M. B., newspaper man; born Russellville, Ky., August 6, 1859; son William and Sophia W. (Warren) MORTON; English-Scotch-Irish descent; educated private schools and Bethel College, Russellville, Ky.; married Emma COLLIER February 26, 1890; formerly city editor Birmingham Age-Herald and Nashville American, reporter on and afterward city editor […]


MORTON, John Watson

City: Nashville MORTON, John Watson, public official, retired; born Hillsboro, Tenn., September, 1842; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Dr. John Watson and Sarah Buchanan (Goodwin) MORTON; maternal grandparents John and Sarah (Ridley) BUCHANAN; his paternal grandmother was called “The Heroine of the West;” his maternal grandfather commanded Fort Buchanan on Mill […]


MORRIS, Robert Lewis

City: Nashville MORRIS, Robert Lewis, lawyer; born (near) Nashville, Tenn., April 9, 1847; son Henry B. and Sarah (Willis) MORRIS; English-French-Welsh descent; educated High School, Nashville, and Cumberland University; married Lucy Napier HUDSON June 20, 1872; member Masons; entered Confederate Army April, 1864;, age 17; First Lieutenant in command Co. […]


MORGAN, Henry William

City: Nashville MORGAN, Henry William, dentist; born Davidson County, Tenn., October 25, 1853; son of William Henry and Sarah A. (Noel) MORGAN; father’s occupation, dentist and educator; paternal grandparents Joseph Underwood and Mary (Adams) MORGAN, maternal grandparents Garnett L. and Caroline (Rouse) NOEL; educated in public schools of Nashville; graduated […]


MIKELL, Henry J.

City: Nashville MIKELL, Henry J., clergyman; rector Christ Church, Nashville; born Sumter, S. C., August 4, 1873; son Dr. Thomas Price and Rebecca (Moses); graduated University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., B.A., 1895; M.A. and B.D., 1898; married Henrietta Campbell BRYAN, Charleston, S. C., November 8, 1905; member Kappa Alpha […]


MASON, Arthur B.

City: Nashville MASON, Arthur B., insurance; born Barren Plains, Tenn., August 12, 1858; English and Irish descent; son of Thomas Ryan and Victoria Jane (Taylor) MASON; paternal grandfather Granberry B. MASON, maternal grandfather Jesse B. TAYLOR; educated Barren Plains, Tenn., and Adairville, Ky.; early business occupation general store, drugs and […]