WILLIAMS, John Phillip

City: Nashville WILLIAMS, John Phillip, manufacturer; President Bon Air Coal Company; born Montgomery County, Tenn., February 22, 1848; son J. P. and Mildred (Hopson) WILLIAMS; paternal grandfather, Henry WILLIAMS; paternal grandmother, Mary WILSON; maternal grandfather, George Boyd HOPSON; maternal grandmother, Eliza READ; English descent; educated Miama /sic/  University, Oxford Ohio; […]

READ, Samuel P.

City: Memphis READ, Samuel P., banker; born Nelson Co., Ky., Feb. 10, 1831; English and French descent; son of William and Anne (Bealmear) READ; educated St. Joseph’s College, Bardstown, Ky., finishing the entire regular course except in Greek; began his career as clerk in store, and entered mercantile business for […]

MARTIN, Andrew Bennett

City: Lebanon MARTIN, Andrew Bennett, lawyer; born Trousdale Ferry, Smith county, Tenn., Dec. 9, 1836; English and Irish descent; son of Matthew Moore and Matilda (Crow) MARTIN; father’s occupation physician; paternal grandparents Peter and Elizabeth (Henderson) MARTIN; maternal parents James and Jane (Porter) CROW; educated at Lebanon, Tenn.; graduated Cumberland […]

PENDLETON, Baldwin Alexander

City: McMinnville PENDLETON, Baldwin Alexander, Va., Dec. 5, 1856; English descent; son of Stephen Taylor and Caroline Dudley (Read) PENDLETON; father’s occupation, teacher of private school and later principal of Central Public School, Richmond, Va.; paternal grandparents William Garland and Mary Glenn (Alexander) PENDLETON; maternal grandparents Jesse and Frances (Baldwin) […]

WHEELER, Xenophon

City: Chattanooga WHEELER, Xenophon, attorney at law; born Homer, Ohio, Feb. 19, 1835; English descent; son of Salmon and Gillin (Chipman) WHEELER; his father was a farmer; paternal grandfather Zalmon WHEELER, paternal grandmother Hannah (Butler) WHEELER, maternal grandfather Joseph CHIPMAN, maternal grandmother was a Miss READ prior to marriage; educated […]


City: Brownsville KING, E. C., farmer; born Haywood Co., May 1860; son S. S. and A. J. (Holloway) KING; Scotch descent; educated public schools; married L. M. READ 1884; member K. of P., I. O. O. F., W. O. W.; elected sheriff of Haywood Co. ’07-’09; elected for third term […]