BRENNAN, Henry Williams

City: Memphis BRENNAN, Henry Williams, contracting engineer; born Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 25, 1870; son of Thomas M. and Anna S. (Plunket) BRENNAN; father’s occupation, machinery manufacturer, made cannon and shot used by Confederate armies, also made 1st twelve locomotives operated on N.C. & St. L. Ry.; educated Nashville, Brennan’s Military […]


City: Knoxville HILL, SAM E., lawyer, teacher and business man; born Paulette, Oct. 6, 1873; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Isaac Newton and Bell (Helsley) HILL; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents, Merrell and Martha (Day) HILL, maternal grandparents, Henderson and Betty (Fox) HELSLEY; educated at Carson and Newman College, and University […]

BYNUM, Robert Lee

City: Jackson BYNUM, Robert Lee, educator; born Union City, Tenn., Sept. 28, 1867; Scotch- Irish and English descent; son of William J. and Theresa Ann (Gilbert) BYNUM; father’s occupation, merchant and farmer; paternal grandparents Green Horton and Lizzie (Day) BYNUM, maternal grandparents Washington M. and Eliza (Cole) GILBERT; educated Vanderbilt […]