WARD, Francis Watson

City: Memphis WARD, Francis Watson druggist; born Huntsville, Ala., Jan. 6, 1860; Sctoch-Welsh [sic] descent; son of John James and Ellen Tyler (Young) WARD; father’s occupation, lawyer, captain in C.S. army; paternal grandparents Francis Watson and Mary (McKee) WARD, maternal grandparents Dr. William Tyler and Ellen Gordon (Stewart) YOUNG; educated […]

PARKS, Hamilton

City:  Nashville PARKS, Hamilton, lawyer; born Dyer County, Tenn., December 30, 1845; son Rev. Hamilton and Rebecca (Stewart) PARKS; Scotch-Irish-English descent; graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., A.B., 1868; A. M., 1876; LL.B., 1877; married first, November 14, 1869; second, October 7, 1878; member of Knights Templar, Masons; Trustee of […]

STEWART, George Brooks

City: Memphis STEWART, George Brooks, physician and surgeon; born in Shelby Co., Tenn., Aug. 27, 1870; Scotch descent; son of Cyrus M. and Kate J. (Douglass) STEWART; father’s occupation, physician; paternal grandparents James and Mary (Craig) STEWART, maternal grandparents George and Joannnah [sic] (Sandford) DOUGLASS; educated Cumberland University and University […]

JONES, Wharton Stewart

City: Memphis JONES, Wharton Stewart, Assistant Superintendent City Schools, Memphis; born Nashville, Tenn., September 14, 1849; son Sandy E. and Katherine (Stewart) JONES; Scotch-Irish descent; graduated Transylvania University 1873; married Mattie BOYD 1888; member DeSoto Lodge No. 299, Knights Templar, St. Elmo, No. 15, 32 degree Tennessee Consistory; author of […]

LINDSAY, Ebenezer Pressly

City: Memphis LINDSAY, Ebenezer Pressly, minister; born Fayetteville, Tenn., Oct. 16, 1877; Irish descent; son of John and Mary (Francis) LINDSAY; father, farmer; paternal grandparents John and Martha (Pressly) LINDSAY; maternal grandparents Archie S. and Jane (Stewart) SLOAN; educated Erskine, S.C., graduating from the Erskine Theological Seminary, A.B., June, 1899; […]

ASKEW, Laurin Bryan

City: Clarksville ASKEW, Laurin Bryan, druggist; born at Eufaula, Ala., Aug. 29, 1863; Scotch-English descent; son of Bryan and Mima J. (McLaurin ) ASKEW; father’s occupation merchant; paternal grandparents Bryan and Nannie (Rush) ASKEW; maternal grandparents William and Jennett (Stewart) McLAURIN; educated at Stewart College and Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, […]

LILLARD, Jasper Worth

City:  Decatur LILLARD, Jasper Worth, attorney at law; born Ash Co., N.C., Nov. 30, 1866; English and Scotch-Irish descent; son of Newton J. and Caroline (Worth) LILLARD; paternal grandparents James and Mary law (Sandusky) LILLARD; maternal grandparents David and Elizabeth (Thomas) WORTH; educated Decatur Academy and graduated in law Cumberland […]

MOORE, John Thomas

MOORE, John Thomas, physician; born Calfkiller, Tenn., Nov. 6, 1876; Scotch-English descent; son of Thomas Franklin and Elizabeth (Fraser) MOORE; father’s occupation farming; paternal grandparents William and Agnes (Stewart) MOORE; maternal grandparents Thomas and Nannie (Tucker) FRASER; reared on a farm and completed academic course in literary school at the […]