City: Knoxville McMILLAN, Alex, business man; born Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 5, 1859; son of Alex and Margaret (Alexander) McMillan; father’s occupation, farmer and trader; paternal grandparents, Andrew and Margaret (Littleford) McMILLAN, maternal grandparents Judge Ebenezer and Margaret (McClung) ALEXANDER; educated University of Tenn.; married Carolyn Sinclair GILLEM, 1888; member Knoxville […]

McMILLAN, William J.

City: Franklin McMILLAN, William J., Presbyterian minister; born Acworth, Ga., April 11, 1870; Scotch-Irish descent; son of  Robert Huie and Margaret (Pritchard) McMILLAN; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents George and Sallie (Huie) McMILLAN, maternal grandparents  Joshua and Sallie (McEver) PRICHARD; educated Davidson College, N. C., and Southwestern Presbyterian University, graduated […]

GORDON, Thomas Cage

City:  Dyersburg GORDON, Thomas Cage, attorney at law; born at Jackson, La., May 7, 1856; Scotch-Irish descent on mother’s side and Indian on father’s side, being descended from Pocahontas; one of his ancestors, John GORDON, was Captain of spies under Andrew JACKSON; graduated at Centenary College, Jackson, La., with degree […]

BRANDAU, John William

City: Clarksville BRANDAU, John William, physician; born Vinton County, Ohio, Nov. 11, 1857; German descent; son of William and Martha A. (Miller) BRANDAU; father’s occupation, grocer and iron manufacturer; paternal grandfather John BRANDAU, paternal grandmother Elizabeth (Fischer) BRANDAU, maternal grandfather, Adam MILLER, maternal grandmother Anna (Fischer) MILLER; educated University of […]

WAGNER, Thomas Hinchman

City:  Chattanooga WAGNER, Thomas Hinchman, attorney at law; born Norfolk, Va., May 10, 1876; son James and Mary (Wilson) WAGNER; German-English descent; educated Churchland University, attended University of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1905-6; married Laura McMILLAN, Oct. 12, 1908; admitted to practice circuit and court of appeals of Tenn., and Federal Court […]