MASSEY, Felix Matthias

City: Pulaski MASSEY, Felix Matthias, educator, co-principal Massey & Clark School, Pulaski, Tenn.; born Mulberry, Tenn., July 15, 1876; son of C. S. and Mattie (Dennis) MASSEY; Scotch-Irish descent; his father was a farmer; educated Webb School, Bell Buckle, Tenn., and Vanderbilt University; married Ota BOYD, June 24, 1903; member […]

ERWIN, Joseph Boyd

City: Shelbyville ERWIN, Joseph Boyd, minister;  born Williamson County, Tenn., January 23, 1846; son of Alexander Rogers and Louise Eleanor (Boyd) ERWIN; his father was a Methodist minister; Scotch-Irish descent; educated Florence University of Florence, Ala.; honorary degree D.D., June, 1886, by Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn.; married Fannie C. SMITH, […]

WOLFE, John Bunyan

City: Piney Flats WOLFE, John Bunyan, furniture manufacturer; born near Piney Flats, Tenn., Oct 18, 1857; German descent; son of F.M. and Winifred (Shell) WOLFE; father, farmer; paternal grandparents John and Priscilla (Webb) WOLFE, maternal grandparents Andrew and Winifred (Boyd) SHELL; received education in the district schools; married Nora E. […]

SMITH, Horace Neely

City: Memphis SMITH, Horace Neely, banker; born Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 10, 1881; son of James Hammond and Emily (Wright) SMITH; father’s occupation, president People’s Savings Bank & Trust Co.; paternal grandparents Abraham and Margaret (Campbell) SMITH of Kentucky, maternal grandparents Tom T. and Eliza (Lowry) WRIGHT; educated Memphis Military Institute […]

JONES, Wharton Stewart

City: Memphis JONES, Wharton Stewart, Assistant Superintendent City Schools, Memphis; born Nashville, Tenn., September 14, 1849; son Sandy E. and Katherine (Stewart) JONES; Scotch-Irish descent; graduated Transylvania University 1873; married Mattie BOYD 1888; member DeSoto Lodge No. 299, Knights Templar, St. Elmo, No. 15, 32 degree Tennessee Consistory; author of […]

BOYD, Harry Roberts

City: Memphis BOYD, Harry Roberts, lawyer; born Ottawa, Ill., November 11, 1860; son Joseph and Elvira (McMillain) BOYD; Scotch descent; educated Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind.; graduated Wabash College A.B. 1885, A.M. 1887; married Margaret BAIRD, November 11, 1890; member Knights Templar, 32 degree Scottish Rite; member Presbyterian Church.

BOYD, Alston M.

City: Memphis BOYD, Alston M., real estate agent; born Pine Bluff, Ark., Jan. 9, 1878; Scotch-English descent; son of Irby and Mary (Fuller) BOYD; father’s occupation cotton merchant and planter; educated in Memphis and Alabama Polytechnic Institute, and graduated from later [sic] B.S. degree June, 1899; early occupation, connected with […]