JOHNSON, Edwin Lehman

City: Memphis JOHNSON, Edwin Lehman, consulting cottonseed specialist, inventor, chemist; born Memphis, Tenn., May 14, 1862; English-Dutch and German-Scotch-Irish descent; paternal grandparents Cyrus and Anne Alletta (Schenck) JOHNSON, maternal grandparents G.W. and Elmina (Leonard) FISHER; educated in Tennessee, Ohio, R.I., N.Y. and S.C.; graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., B.P., […]


City: McMinnville COWDEN, John B., minister of the gospel; Irish-English descent; son of John and Mary Hannah (Leonard) COWDEN; father’s occupation, physician; paternal grandparents William and Rhoda (Davis) COWDEN; maternal grandparents Griffith and Nancy (Porter) LEONARD; educated at Petersburg, Tenn., Nashville, Tenn., and Lexington, Ky.; graduated from University of Nashville, […]