MCKAY, Hayden Matthews

City: Memphis MCKAY, Hayden Matthews, lawyer; born in Carroll Co. Miss., July 18, 1862; son of John H. and Carrie E. (Matthews) MCKAY; father’s occupation, physician; received literary education at Ky. University and studied law at University of Va. and University of Miss., graduated from University of Miss., B. L. […]

HOBSON, William Langhorne

City: Memphis HOBSON, William Langhorne, wholesale grocer; born Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 16, 1877; French descent; son of Samuel and Lucy (Capers) HOBSON; father wholesale grocer; paternal grandparents William J. and Polly (Sims) HOBSON, maternal grandparents Benjamin and Rebecca (Graves) CAPERS; educated in Tennessee and Virginia; entered wholesale grocery business in […]

SIMS, Joseph

City: Lawrenceburg SIMS, Joseph, teacher; born Wayne county, Tenn., Aug. 27, 1876; English descent; son of Abraham M. and Hannah (Stooksberry) SIMS; father’s occupation farmer and stock raiser; paternal grandparents Robert and Frances (Merritt) SIMS; maternal grandparents Robert and Jan Sharp STOOKSBERRY; educated in public and private schools; graduated from […]