SHANNON, James Edward

City: Sharon SHANNON, James Edward, physician and surgeon; born near Sharon, Tenn., June 23, 1864; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Henry Jefferson and Anna Eliza (Tansil) SHANNON; father, physician and surgeon; paternal grandparents James and Mary (Shannon) SHANNON, maternal grandparents Edward Albert and Caroline (Jenkins) TANSIL; educated in the country schools, […]

SEARIGHT, Frank Malone

City:  Nashville SEARIGHT, Frank Malone; born Nashville, Tenn., September 19, 1867; Scotch-Irish descent; son of George and Fannie (Malone) SEARIGHT; father, wholesale grocer; educated at Nashville, Tenn., High School, 1886; early in life he engaged in the grocery business, also brokerage; married Annie M. SHANNON, in 1893; member Masonic Lodge, […]

CARLOCK, Lafayette H.

City: Livingston CARLOCK, Lafayette H., farmer; born Overton Co., Tenn., Sept. 6, 1857; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Benjamin L. and Eliza (Hayter) CARLOCK; father was a farmer; paternal grandfather Job CARLOCK, paternal grandmother was a Miss McDONNOLD prior to her marriage, maternal grandparents Abram and Polly (Shannon) HAYTER; educated at […]

BAXTER, Elbridge J.

City:  Jonesboro BAXTER, Elbridge J., lawyer; born Washington College Sept. 2, 1860; Scotch-Irish descent; son of  Jacob and Saraphinia (Shannon) BAXTER; father’s occupation farmer; paternal grandparents Jacob and Catharine (Rhine) BAXTER; maternal grandparents Elijah and Eliza (Simpson) SHANNON; graduated Washington college with A.B. degree May 1885; worked on farm in […]


City:  Cleveland BENNETT, James M., merchant; born Bradley Co., Tenn., April 28, 1857; son of G.W. and Mary (Shannon) BENNETT; English, German and Irish descent; father’s occupation, farmer; paternal grandfather Jesse Bennett, paternal grandmother Sarah (Killian) BENNETT, maternal grandfather Dr. William SHANNON, maternal grandmother Miss KILE prior to marriage; married […]