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 […]

CANADA, Lucius T.M.

City: Memphis CANADA, Lucius T.M., lawyer; born Fayette Co., Tenn., 1861; son J.B. and Caroline (Dennis) CANADA; English descent; educated Jackson, Tenn.; graduated Union University literary course 1883; Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., L.L.B. 1889; married, first, Iola KITTRIDGE; married, second, Mrs. Florence OLIVER; member Masons; Representative Shelby County in State […]

WHITE, Edward Donnell

City: Livingston WHITE, Edward Donnell, lawyer; born Monroe, Tenn., May 2, 1870; English-French descent; son of Samuel Andrew Jackson and Sarah Hassie (Forshee) WHITE; father’s occupation, minister in Cumberland Presbyterian church; paternal grandparents, William Grant and Nancy (Dennis) WHITE, maternal grandparents Joseph and Elizabeth (Parker) FORSHEE; graduated from Alpine (Tenn.) […]

DENNIS, Richard S.

City:   Gainesboro DENNIS, Richard S., farmer; born in Jackson Co., Tenn., 1867; English descent; son of Richard H. and Rhoda (Thaxton) DENNIS; the father being a farmer; educated in local schools; began life as a farmer, later was elected Tax Assessor of Jackson Co., Tenn., and is now Tax Assessor […]