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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 […]


MATTHEWSON, John Porter

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 […]


ROSS, Montague S.

City:  Nashville ROSS, Montague S., lawyer; born Savannah, Tenn., August 12, 1880; son W. U. and Lucy Ann ROSS; Scotch-Irish-English descent; graduated University of Nashville 1903, B. A.; George Washington University, Washington D. C., 1907, LL.B.; married Hazel MITCHUM September 9, 1908; member Kappa Alpha (Southern), K. of P.; member […]


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; […]


DOAK, Hubert P.

City: Tusculum DOAK, Hubert P., physician and surgeon; born Tusculum, Tenn., Feb. 29, 1864; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Samuel S. and Julia M. (King) DOAK; father’s occupation, professor of mathematics G. & T. College; paternal grandparents S.S.M. and Eliza D. (Snapp) DOAK, maternal grandfather Jonathan KING; educated at Greeneville and […]


TUCKER, William Barnabas

Well established in the successful practice of his profession in the thriving town of Hohenwald, Dr. William Barnabas Tucker is numbered among the representative physicians of Lewis County and prior to his locating at Hohenwald in 1907, was one of the best known members of the medical profession in the […]