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RUDDIMAN, Edsel A.

City:  Nashville RUDDIMAN, Edsel A., Professor of Pharmacy; born Dearborn, Michigan, December 27, 1864; Scotch descent; son of William and Catharine (Noble) RUDDIMAN; father, farmer; paternal grandparents William and Barbara (Leslie) RUDDIMAN, maternal grandparents James and Margaret (Ross) NOBLE; educated Detroit High School and University of Michigan; graduated at University […]


ROSS, Montague S.

City:  Nashville ROSS, Montague S., lawyer; born Savannah, Tenn., August 12, 1880; son W. U. and Lucy Ann ROSS; Scotch-Irish-English descent; graduated University of Nashville 1903, B. A.; George Washington University, Washington D. C., 1907, LL.B.; married Hazel MITCHUM September 9, 1908; member Kappa Alpha (Southern), K. of P.; member […]


DEERY, James E.

City: Shelbyville DEERY, James E., farmer; born Shelbyville, Tenn., Sept. 22, 1852; Irish descent; son of Ross and Lou (Evans) DEERY; father’s occupation, druggist; paternal grandparents James and Betsy (Ross) DEERY, maternal grandparents Nathan and Betsy (White) EVANS; educated in Tennessee; began career as a druggist; married Betsy ROSS; Democrat; […]


MOSS, John T

City:  Memphis MOSS, John T., physician and surgeon; born Union City, Tenn., Nov. 4, 1879; Scotch-English descent; son of William G. and Amanda M. (ROSS) MOSS; father’s occupation planter, furniture mfgr. and pharmacist; paternal grandparents W. H. and Sallie (GIDDINS) MOSS; educated Union City Training School, graduated from Jefferson Medical […]


PIERCE, Mary (Hunter)

Mrs. PIERCE is a daughter of Judge Isaac HUNTER, of New Madrid, Mo., and is related to the earliest pioneer families of Kentucky and Missouri. Her great-great-grandfather, Capt. Joseph HUNTER, who served in the Revolutionary War, came down the Ohio River with Gen. George CLARK and settled on Corn Island, opposite the present site of […]


MOSS, John T.

City: Memphis MOSS, John T., physician and surgeon; born Union City, Tenn., Nov. 4, 1879; Scotch-English descent; son of William G. and Amanda M. (Ross) MOSS; father’s occupation, planter, furniture mfgr. and pharmacist; paternal grandparents W.H. and Sallie (Giddins) MOSS; educated Union City Training School, graduated from Jefferson Medical College, […]


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 […]


BIGGS, Vincent Atkins

City:  Martin BIGGS, Vincent Atkins, physician; born Weakley County, Tenn., Aug. 1, 1859; English descent; son of Thomas M. and Elizabeth (Brann) BIGGS; paternal grandfather James BIGGS; paternal grandmother Susan (Ross) BIGGS; maternal grandfather Thos. BRANN, who married a Miss KELLEY; received common school education; graduated Vanderbilt University, Medical Department, […]


DISNEY, William Buchanan

City:  Clinton DISNEY, William Buchanan, county Court Clerk of Anderson Co.; born Coal Creek, Tenn. Aug. 18, 1877; English descent; son of John C. and Rosannah L. (Galbraith) DISNEY; father’s occupation, coal miner; paternal grandfather William DISNEY, paternal grandmother Sarah J. (McKamey) DISNEY, maternal grandfather William GALBRAITH, maternal grandmother Mary […]


MERRITT, Henry Clay

City:  Clarksville MERRITT, Henry Clay, attorney at law, banker; born near Guthrie, Todd Co., Ky., April 12, 1839; English descent; son of Daniel R. and Penelope (Hannum) MERRITT; father’s occupation physician and farmer; paternal grandfather Samuel MERRITT, paternal grandmother Sarah (Ross) MERRITT, maternal grandfather Richard M. HANNUM, maternal grandmother Charlotte […]