DARDEN, William Henry

City: Turnersville DARDEN, William Henry, merchant and farmer; English-Welsh descent; son of William Henry Harrison and Mary Louiza (Hughes) DARDEN; paternal grandparents Maj. James and Lucinda Baker (Carr) DARDEN, maternal grandparents, Col. Richard Ellis and Amanda Malvina (Oursler) HUGHES; educated in Robertson Co. public schools and at Burgen, Ky.; began […]


City: Only BURCHARD, James C., farmer; born Whitfield, Tenn., Feb. 323, 1848; English-Irish descent; son of Abram C. and Sarah (Flowers) BURCHARD; father’s occupation farmer and banker; paternal grandparents William and Ruth (Curl) BURCHARD; maternal grandparents William and Polly (Hughes) FLOWERS; educated in the rural schools of Tenn.; entered farming […]

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. […]

BARGER, David A.

City: Birchwood BARGER, David A., business man, Deputy County Court clerk; born Indian Springs, Tenn., Nov. 26, 1879; German descent; son of George W. and Amanda (Roller) BARGER; father’s occupation farmer; paternal grandfather John BARGER, paternal grandmother Annie (Hickman) BARGER, maternal grandfather George ROLLER, maternal grandmother Elizabeth (Hughes) ROLLER; educated […]

EDWARDS, Author Washington

City: Bluff City EDWARDS, Author Washington, farmer; born Boone’s Creek, Washington Co., Tenn., March 15, 1855; Welsh-Dutch descent; son of S. E. and Mary (Kitzmiller) EDWARDS; paternal grandparents, David and Elizabeth (Hughes) KITZMILLER; educated in common schools of Virginia and Tennessee; began life as a farmer and has continued in […]

MONTGOMERY, Stonewall Robert

City: Memphis MONTGOMERY, Stonewall Robert, vice-president Merchants Cotton Press and Storage Co.; born Memphis, Tenn., June 18, 1863; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Henry A. and Maria J. (Dugan) MONTGOMERY; father’s occupation, telegraph and compress business, real estate dealer; paternal grandparents George and Jane (Anderson) MONTGOMERY, maternal grandparents Robert Coleman and […]

DOSS, William Hughes

City: Lebanon DOSS, William Hughes, minister of the gospel; born Bedford county Tenn., Nov. 25, 1854; Welsh descent; son of William and Mariah Ann (Hughes) DOSS; father’s occupation minister of the gospel; graduated from Webb’s School, June, 1875; in early life he was a farmer; married Belle PROTER, May 8, […]