Tansil


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, […]


TANSIL, John Bell

City: Memphis TANSIL, John Bell, lawyer; born Dresden, Tenn., July 13, 1878; Scotch-English descent; son of Col. E.E. and Jackie (Bell) TANSIL; father’s occupation, ex-Co. Court Clerk, Weakley Co., Tenn., at present farmer; paternal grandparents Erasmus D. and Mary TANSIL, maternal grandparents Dr. Pulaski B. and Sarah L. BELL; educated […]


TANSIL, Egbert E.

City:  Dresden TANSIL, Egbert E., farmer; born in Weakley Co., Tenn., May 11, 1839; English descent; son of Erasmus D. and Mary A. (Allen) TANSIL; father was a planter; paternal grandparents Edward and Piety (Thomas) TANSIL, maternal grandparents James and  —–(Brasfield) ALLEN; educated at Hickory Grove (Tenn.) Academy and Cumberland […]