Collins


ZUCCARELLO, Joseph Jerome

City: Pulaski ZUCCARELLO, Joseph Jerome, teacher and farmer; born Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., January 11, 1858; son of Zuccarello; paternal grandparents Francis and Frances (Scisson) ZUCCARELLO, maternal grandparents William and Marcella (Ezell) GARDINER; French, Italian, German and English descent; father’s occupation, machinist, molder and farmer; educated in the common schools […]


LANDSTREET, Beverly Walter

BEVERLY WALTER LANDSTREET. A man of good business capacity, great intelligence and enterprise, Beverly Walter LANDSTREET is actively identified with the mercantile and social affairs of Nashville, as manager of a large department store being well known throughout the city. A son of the late Rev. John LANDSTREET, he was born May 23, […]


WASHBURN, Charles Campbell

City: Nashville WASHBURN, Charles Campbell, professional singer; born Quincy, Ill., December 15, 1868; English descent; son of Cornelius and Isora E. (Blades) WASHBURN; paternal grandparents Vincent Robinson and Elizabeth (Collins) WASHBURN, maternal grandparents William and Amanda (Gates) BLADES; attended Covington (Ky.) High School; graduated from Vanderbilt University, B.D., in 1892, […]


BAXTER, Laura (Lavender)

Mrs. Nathaniel BAXTER, the daughter of James F. and Sarah LAVENDER of Williamson County, Tenn., comes of patriotic and illustrious ancestry.  Her grandfather, Nelson LAVENDER, fought in the Mexican War under General SCOTT; enlisting at the outbreak of the war and remaining until hostilities ceased.  He fought in many important battles, among the number being Chepultepec, […]


DENNY, Collins

City: Nashville DENNY, Collins, Bishop M. E. Church, South; born Winchester, Va., May 28, 1854; son of William R. and Margaret A. (Collins) DENNY; English descent; father, merchant and manufacturer; paternal grandparents William and Margaret (Hotsenpiller) DENNY, maternal grandparents Joseph S. and Rebecca (Brown) COLLINS; educated Shenandoah Valley Academy, Winchester, […]


LOVE, George C.

City: Memphis LOVE, George C., public official; born Aurora, Ind., July 28, 1845; English descent; son of John and Ann (Collins) LOVE; educated in public schools of Switzerland Co., Ind.; in early life was a dealer in pipe stoves; married Mary GRAHAM, Sept., 1883; member of Business Men’s Club; Democrat; […]


HARRIS, Cummings

City: Memphis HARRIS, Cummings, physician; born Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 7, 1878; Scotch-Irish and Huguenot descent; son of Andrew J. and Emily S. (Cummings) HARRIS; father’s occupation, real estate; paternal grandparents Judge William R. and Eveline Parsons (Atkins) HARRIS, maternal grandparents Dr. J.Y. and Mary E. (Collins) CUMMINGS; educated Webb’s School, […]


COLLINS, William Flowers

City: Kenton COLLINS, William Flowers, retired farmer, banker; born Marshall Co., Tenn., Oct. 8, 1834; Irish and Scotch descent; son of Elisha and Elizabeth (McGregor) Collins; father’s occupation farmer; paternal grandparents James and Martha (Vinson) Collins; maternal grandparents William and Sarah (Flowers) McGregor; received common school education; enlisted as private […]