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DOUGLAS, Lee

City: Nashville DOUGLAS, Lee, attorney at law; born Nashville, Tenn., May 23, 1885; Scotch-English decent; son of Byrd and Adelaide W. (Gaines) DOUGLAS; father, grain and commission merchant; paternal grandparents Byrd and Martha (Bright) DOUGLAS, maternal grandparents Francis A. and Adelaide (Wharton) GAINES; educated Nashville Grammar and High School, Wallace […]


HORTON, Johnston Bright

City: Memphis HORTON, Johnston Bright, wholesale grain business; born Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 13, 1880; English and Scotch descent; son of W.H. and Lilla Belle (Bright) HORTON; father’s occupation, grain merchant; paternal grandparents Claiborne M. and Malvina (Harrison) HORTON, maternal grandparents Johnston and Sarah (Slack) BRIGHT; educated in public schools of […]


HUGHES, Madison Red

City: Eagleville HUGHES, Madison Red, ┬álecturer; born Williamson Co., Tenn., Dec. 18, 1847; Scotch-Irish descent; son of William T. and Mary J. (Henning) HUGHES; father was a physician and farmer; paternal grandparents, Madison R. and Mary (Matthews) HUGHES, maternal grandparents, David and Martha (Hay) HENNING; educated in the common schools […]


BRIGHT, John Morgan

City: Fayetteville BRIGHT, John Morgan, Statesman, lawyer; born Fayetteville, Tenn., Jan. 1817; English and Welsh descent; son of James and Nancy (Morgan) BRIGHT; paternal grandparents James M. and Margaret (Smythe) BRIGHT; his paternal grandmother was a sister of Gen. Wm. HALL; maternal grandparents John and Mary (Hall) MORGAN; he was […]