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LIVERMORE, George Robertson

City: Memphis LIVERMORE, George Robertson, physician and surgeon; born Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 20, 1878; English-Scotch-Dutch descent; son of Alonzo Skiles and Leila (Robertson) LIVERMORE; father’s occupation, president of Livermore Foundry and Mechanical Co., civil engineer; paternal grandparents Alonzo and Eliza (Brunner) LIVERMORE, maternal grandparents William and Eliza (Marsh) ROBERTSON; he is a direct descendant of […]


LIVERMORE, William Robertson

City: Memphis LIVERMORE, William Robertson, foundry and machine business; born Memphis, Tenn., August 29, 1875; son of Col. A.S. and Leila (Robertson) LIVERMORE; Scotch-Irish descent; educated Memphis city schools, Christian Brothers College; graduated Watson’s Business College; married Mamie Caroline HACKETT, October 9, 1905; ex-active member old Chickasaw Guard Military Company; associated with Edwin P. Ansley […]


KENNERLY, Wesley Travis

City: Knoxville KENNERLY, Wesley Travis, lawyer; born Henry Co., Tenn., Aug. 29, 1877; Irish descent; son of C. M. and Sarah A. (Travis) KENNERLY; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents, John W. and Martha (Ross) KENNERLY, maternal grandparents, Dr. Jos. H. and Eliza (Crump) TRAVIS; educated in the common schools of Henry Co., and University of […]


ROBERTSON, Nathan Glenn

City: Lebanon ROBERTSON, Nathan Glenn, attorney-at-law; born in Wilson county, Tenn.; son of Lewis W. and Elizabeth (Glenn) ROBERTSON; father’s occupation farmer, judge of the county court three terms; paternal grandparents Higdon K. and Elizabeth (King) ROBERTSON; maternal grandparents Nathan and Catherine (McDaniel) GLENN; graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., degree L.L. B., 1889; in […]


POPE, Thad W.

City: Jackson POPE, Thad W., lawyer; born near Jackson, Tenn., May 15, 1875; son William and Sarah (Walker) POPE; Scotch-Irish descent; educated high school West Point, Miss., and University of Miss.; studied law while (8 years) Deputy Clerk Supreme Court; admitted to bar in 1905; married Nell ROBERTSON Sept. 20, 1906; member Delta Tau Delta […]


BUFORD, John W.

City: Jackson BUFORD, John W., lawyer; public official; born at Franklin, Tenn., Sept. 10, 1871; English and Scotch- Irish descent; nephew of Gen. Albert Sidney JOHNSON; son of John W. and Emma Sidney (Byers) BUFORD; educated Southwestern Baptist University, Jackson, Tenn., and University of Tenn., Knoxville, Tenn.; read law in law office; admitted to bar […]


BIGGS, William Hyman

City: Jackson BIGGS, William Hyman, lawyer; born Friendship, Crockett Co., Tenn., Sept. 4, 1850; son of W. W. and Matilda (Robertson) BIGGS; father’s occupation, farmer; educated country schools and Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn.; graduated with degree of L.L. B. at Lebanon, Tenn., June, 1874; in early life worked on farm and later clerked in a […]


STALLINGS, J. B.

City:  Humboldt STALLINGS, J. B. farmer; born Humboldt, Tenn., Nov. 19, 1857; English descent; son of W. B. and Elizabeth (Bradford) STALLINGS; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandparents Humphrey and Cynthia (Robertson) STALLINGS, maternal grandparents J. C. and Elizabeth (Tuggle) BRADFORD; received common school education; married twice, first, Nannie WARREN, Jan. 22, 1884, second, Sallie BARRETT, […]


WALSH, Thomas J.

City: Humboldt WALSH, Thomas J., lawyer; born at Trenton, Tenn., July 22, 1880; Irish descent; son of Thomas and Maggie (Bessent) WALSH; father’s occupation, farmer; father came to Tennessee from Port Law, Ireland and was son of Patrick WALSH; educated in the public schools of Gibson Co., Tenn., and University of Tenn.; graduated from Peabody […]


ROBERTSON, Holcombe

City: Henderson ROBERTSON, Holcombe, farmer; born Pittsylvania Co., Va., Jan. 22, 1835; Scotch-Irish descent; son of John and Clarrissa (Muse) ROBERTSON; father’s occupation, school teacher; paternal grandfather John ROBERTSON, Sr., paternal grandmother was a Miss HOLCOMBE prior to her marriage, maternal grandfather Thomas MUSE, maternal grandmother was a Miss WREN prior to her marriage; received […]