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Obituaries

1852-53

1852

Name Obituary Date Death Date Age
Baker, Henry Eakin 6/8/1852 6/7/1852 infant
Brown, Adeline 8/25/1852   infant daughter
Brown, Mrs. Jane W. 10/27/1852    
Cassedy, Mr. Robert 11/2/1852    
Conlan, James W. 7/28/1852    
Cunningham, Samuel Watkins 2/3/1852 2/1/1852 11 months and 27 days
Demoville, Mr. Andrew J. 6/7/1852 6/5/1852 20 years
Donelson, E. B. 3/26/1852    
Hanks, Mr. Richard K. 9/17/1852 9/2/1852 in the 73rd year of his age
Haynes, William Anderson 8/7/1852    
Kerley, Mrs. Sarah 3/1/1852 2/23/1852 aged 71 years and 6 months
Lapsley, Joseph W. 5/20/1852    
McKay, Mary Jane 9/17/1852 9/16/1852 aged three years, nine months and 10 days
McLaughlin, Emelia Harriett Alexander 5/22/1852 5/21/1852 infant daughter
Morgan, Fanny 8/7/1852    
Napier, Ida Isabel 12/18/1852   10 months
Napier, Mrs. Emma L. 12/18/1852    
Nichols, Mr. William B. 11/8/1852 11/6/1852  
Pearl, Anna 5/18/1852 5/16/1852 infant daughter
Robinson, Caroline Howard 9/28/1852 9/26/1852  
Saffarans, Mr. David 11/3/1852    
Shepherd, Willie Ferguson i6/1/1852   7 months and 2 days
Smith, Maud Craven 7/31/1852 7/30/1852 in the third year of her age
Tomes, Henrietta Maria 8/18/1852 8/17/1852 two years and seven days
W(h)etmore, Jennie Elise 8/30/1852 & 9/2/1852 8/29/1852 aged 4 years
Walker, Mrs. Mary 1/8/1852    
Walker, Mrs. Mary (death notice) 1/9/1852    
Woodfolk, Richard 1/22/1852 1/19/1852 2 months, 1 week
Wrigglesworth, Mr. Benjamin 11/24/1852    
Zollicoffer 6/8/1852 6/7/1852 infant daughter

1853

Balch, Hon. Alfred 6/22/1853 6/21/1853 aged 67 years
Ball, Robert H. 1/26/1853 1/22/1853 21 years
Brown, Percy 6/14/1853 Sunday morning last in the 11th year of his age
Coltart, Mrs. Margaret 8/8/1853 8/7/1853 aged 26 years
Craighead (infant daughter) 10/15/1853 10/13/1853 after a brief existence of 2 days
Crockett, Eliza B. 11/4/1853 11/1/1853 aged twenty-one months and eleven days
Currin, Margaret 6/6/1853    
Driver, Harriett 6/21/1853 6/19/1853 aged 13 months
Foster, Susan I. 8/17/1853    
Gilliland, Robert Samuel 5/31/1853 5/29/1853 aged 3 years, 11 months, 11 days
Goodwin, Mary Theresa 11/2/1853 10/28/1853 in the second year of her age
Gowdey, Thomas Jr. 12/8/1853 12/7/1853 aged 15 years
Hill, Mrs. 4/14/1853    
Hume, Alfred Esq.  (longer article) 10/31/1853 & 11/1/1853    
Johnson, George 4/21/1853 4/20/1853  
Johnson, Mrs. Eliza Ann 10/10/1853 10/9/1853  
Latimer, Maggie Bettie 8/12/1853 8/11/1853 infant daughter
Litton, Richard J. 2/19/1853    
MacKenzie, Mary Branch 9/16/1853    
Morris, Cornelia Mrs. 8/25/1853 8/23/1853  
Norvell, Moses 4/12/1853    
Percy, Robert H. 9/19/1853 & 9/20/1853    
Platz, A. M. 6/17/1853    
Porter, James A. 3/22/1853 & 3/26/1853    
Rockwood, Mrs. Elizabeth 3/30/1853 Saturday morning  
Rockwood, Sarah S. 7/2/1853   infant
Sigler, William 2/8/1853    
Sloan, Elizabeth McMurry 12/1/1853    
Smith, O. B. 1/25/1853    
Snow, Mr. Anthony J. 6/2/1853   in the 32nd year of his age
Southall, Joseph. J. B. 5/19/1853 & 5/20/1853    
Southall, Mr. Henry (same as below) 2/1/1853    
Southall, William H. 1/29/1853    
Vance, Mary Oden 8/6/1853 8/5/1853 aged 8 years
Vaulx, Susan Josephine 7/19/1853 7/19/1853  
West, Mr. William G. 8/2/1853 7/30/1853 aged 36 years
Williams, Martha 11/29/1853 11/28/1853  

DEATH NOTICES FROM THE NASHVILLE REPUBLICAN BANNER FOR 1852

JANUARY 9, 1852
THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF JAMES WALKER ARE RESPECTFULLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF HIS WIFE, MARY, THIS MORNING AT 10 ˝ O’CLOCK FROM THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. SERVICE BY ELDER JESSE B. FERGUSON.

JANUARY 9, 1852
DEATH OBIT FOR MRS. MARY WALKER (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 46 )

JANUARY 22, 1852
DIED ON THE 19TH INST AT THE RESIDENCE OF ALEXANDER FALL, RICHARD, INFANT SON OF W. W. WOODFOLK, AGE 2 MONTHS, 1 WEEK.

FEBRUARY 3, 1852
DIED IN THIS VICINITY ON THE 1ST INSTANT, SAMUEL WATKINS CUNNINGHAM, SON OF ENOCH AND PAULINA CUNNINGHAM, AGED 11 MONTHS AND 27 DAYS.

MARCH 1, 1852
DIED IN THE CITY ON THE 23RD INSTANT, MRS. SARAH KERLEY, AGED 71 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS.

MARCH 26, 1852
TO THE MEMORY OF E. B. DONELSON (SEE COPY ON PAGE 46 )

MAY 18, 1852
THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF DYER AND ELIZABETH PEARL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF THEIR INFANT DAUGHTER, ANNA, FROM THEIR RESIDENCE ON LOWER MARKET STREET THIS MORNING AT 10 O’CLOCK A. M. DIVINE SERVICE BY REV. J. B. FERGUSON.

MAY 18, 1852 (TUESDAY)
WE REGRET TO STATE THAT A LITTLE DAUGHTER OF MR. DYER PEARL, OF THIS CITY, FELL INTO A WELL IN HIS YARD SUNDAY AND FRACTURED HER SKULL. SHE DIED SUNDAY NIGHT OF THE INJURY.

MAY 20, 1852
THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF REV. DOCTOR LAPSLEY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF HIS SON, JOSEPH W. LAPSLEY THIS MORNING 10 1/2 O'CLOCK AT THE SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. SERVICE BY THE REV. DR. EDGAR. NASHVILLE MAY 20, 1852.

MAY 22, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY ON THE 21ST INST., EMELIA HARRIETT ALEXANDER, INFANT DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM H. AND E. H. A. MCLAUGHLIN AND GRANDDAUGHTER OF J. G. AND M. Z. BARRY. THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF THE PARENTS OF THE CHILD ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ITS FUNERAL THIS EVENING AT 4 O'CLOCK FROM THEIR RESIDENCE FIRST DOOR EWINGS' BUILDINGS, UNION STREET. (IN THE CEMETERY BOOK HER LAST NAME IS SPELLED "MCGALUGHLIN")

JUNE 1, 1852
DIED WILLIE FERGUSON, SON OF WILLIAM B. AND ELIZA SHEPHERD, AGED 7 MONTHS AND 2 DAYS. (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 46)

JUNE 7, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY, SATURDAY, MR. ANDREW J. DEMOVILLE, A YOUNG GENTLEMEN OF MUCH WORTH AND HIGHLY ESTEEMED FOR HIS MANY SOCIAL AND MORAL VIRTUES. HIS FUNERAL TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. HIS REMAINS WERE ESCORTED TO THE GRAVE BY THE SEVERAL FIRE COMPANIES OF THIS CITY, HE HAVING BEEN AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF DELUGE, NO. 3, AND BY A DIVISION OF THE SONS OF TEMPERANCE.

JUNE 8, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY YESTERDAY, HENRY EAKIN, INFANT SON OF W. H. AND FELICINA BAKER. THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF MR. AND MRS. BAKER ARE REQUESTED TO ATTEND HIS FUNERAL THIS MORNING AT 10 O'CLOCK AT THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

JUNE 8, 1852
DIED YESTERDAY MORNING, INFANT DAUGHTER OF F. K. AND LOUISA P. ZOLLICOFFER OF THIS CITY.

JUNE 9, 1852
DIED AT THE RESIDENCE OF HIS MOTHER ON THE 5TH INST, ANDREW J. DEMOVILLE, AGED 20 YEARS (SEE COPY OF OBIT ON PAGE 48)

JUNE 22, 1852
TRIBUTE OF RESPECT - ANDREW J. DEMOVILLE (SEE COPY ON PAGE 48)

JULY 28, 1852
DIED MR. JAMES W. CONLAN (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 48)

JULY 31, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY YESTERDAY OF MEASLES, MAUD CRAVEN, DAUGHTER OF J. WATT AND EMILY J. SMITH, IN THE THIRD YEAR OF HER AGE.

AUGUST 7, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY, FANNY, DAUGHTER OF JOHN F. MORGAN (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

AUGUST 7, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY WILLIAM ANDERSON HAYNES (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

AUGUST 18, 1852
DIED YESTERDAY MORNING, HENRIETTA MARIA, YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF CHARLES AND HENRIETTA TOMES, AGED TWO YEARS AND SEVEN DAYS. HER PARENTS' FRIENDS ARE RESPECTFULLY INVITED, WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE, TO ATTEND HER FUNERAL FROM CHRIST CHURCH THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT HALF PAST FOUR O'CLOCK.

AUGUST 30, 1852
THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF MRS. M. W. WHETMORE ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF HER DAUGHTER, JENNIE ELISE, THIS EVENING AT 4 O'CLOCK P. M. AT THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

SEPTEMBER 2, 1852
DIED ON THE 29TH OF AUGUST, JENNIE ELISE, DAUGHTER OF MR. M. W. AND J. E. WETMORE, AGED 4 YEARS.

SEPTEMBER 17, 1852
DIED IN THIS PLACE ON THE 2ND INSTANT, OF BILLIOUS FEVER, MR. RICHARD K. HANKS, IN THE 73RD YEAR OF HIS AGE.

SEPTEMBER 17, 1852
DIED YESTERDAY MORNING (THURSDAY 16TH INST) MARY JANE, ELDEST DAUGHTER OF FELIX G. AND JANE W. MCKAY, AGED THREE YEARS, NINE MONTHS AND 10 DAYS.

SEPTEMBER 25, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY, ADELINE, INFANT DAUGHTER OF WM. M. AND MARY JANE BROWN (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

SEPTEMBER 28, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY ON THE 26TH INST., CAROLINE HOWARD, CONSORT OF HARRY ROBINSON. SHE WAS A NATIVE OF BOOTLE IN THE VICINITY OF LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND.

OCTOBER 27, 1852
DIED MRS. JANE W. BROWN (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

NOVEMBER 2, 1852
DIED MR. ROBERT CASSEDY (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

NOVEMBER 3, 1852
DIED MR. DAVID SAFFARANS (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

NOVEMBER 8, 1852
DIED IN THIS CITY ON SATURDAY MORNING, 6TH INST., MR. WILLIAM B. NICHOLS, FORMERLY OF BALTIMORE. CINCINNATI AND BALTIMORE PAPERS PLEASE COPY.

NOVEMBER 24, 1852
DIED MR. BENJAMIN WRIGGLESWORTH (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 50)

DECEMBER 18, 1852
MRS. EMMA L. NAPIER, CONSORT OF DR. M. C. NAPIER (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 51)

DECEMBER 18, 1852
IDA ISABEL NAPIER, 10 MONTHS (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 51)

1853

JANUARY 25, 1853
DIED O. B. SMITH (LISTED AS C. B. SMITH IN CEMETERY LISTINGS) SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 51.

JANUARY 26, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY ON THE 22ND INST, ROBERT H. BALL, AGED 21 YEARS, SON OF REV. PHILIP BALL. HE GAVE EVIDENCE THAT HE HAD AN ASSURANCE OF A GLORIOUS IMMORALITY BEYOND THE GRAVE.

JANUARY 29, 1853
DEATH OF WILLIAM HENRY SOUTHALL OF MEMPHIS (SEE DEATH NOTICEON PAGE 51)

FEBRUARY 1, 1853
WE LEARN THAT INTELLIGENCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED IN THIS CITY OF THE DEATH OF MR. HENRY SOUTHALL, BROTHER OF J. J. B. SOUTHALL, ESQ., LAST WEDNESDAY BY DROWNING AT HIS FARM NEAR MEMPHIS. THREE NEGROES WERE DROWNED AT THE SAME TIME. THE PARTICULARS HAVE NOT TRANSPIRED.

FEBRUARY 9, 1853
DEATH OF WILLIAM SIGLER (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 51)

FEBRUARY 19, 1853
RICHARD J. LITTON (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 53)

MARCH 22, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY YESTERDAY MORNING AT HIS RESIDENCE ON HIGH STREET, JAMES A. PORTER. THE FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND HIS FUNERAL FROM THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TODAY AT 11 O'CLOCK. MARCH 22, 1853

MARCH 26, 1853
TRIBUTE TO JAMES A. PORTER (SEE TRIBUTE ON PAGE 53)

MARCH 30, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY ON SATURDAY MORNING OF CONSUMPTION, MRS. ELIZABETH ROCKWOOD, WIDOW OF THE LATE W. ROCKWOOD.

APRIL 12, 1853
DEATH OF MOSE NORVELL (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 53)

APRIL 14, 1853
DEATH OF MRS. HILL (PROBABLY MRS. MARGARET HILL) SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 53.

APRIL 21, 1853
GEORGE JOHNSON, ACCIDENTALLY SHOT SOME WEEKS AGO, DIED YESTERDAY FROM THE EFFECT OF THE WOUND.

MAY 19, 1853
DEATH OF J. J. B. SOUTHALL (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 54) HE IS LISTED AS "BLACK" IN THE CEMETERY BOOK.

MAY 20, 1853
TRIBUTE TO JOSEPH J. B. SOUTHALL (SEE COPY ON PAGE 54)

MAY 31, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY ON SUNDAY EVENING, 29TH INSTANT OF INFLAMMATORY CROUP, ROBERT SAMUEL, SON OF WILLIAM A. AND FARY E. R. GILLILAND, AGED 3 YEARS, 11 MONTHS, 11 DAYS.

JUNE 2, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY ON YESTERDAY EVENING, MR. ANTHONY J. SNOW, OF THE FIRM OF SNOW, MACKENZIE & CO., IN THE 32ND YEAR OF HIS AGE.

JUNE 6, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY, MARGARET CURRIN (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 56)

JUNE 14, 1853
DIED ON SUNDAY MORNING LAST IN THE 11TH YEAR OF HIS AGE, PERCY, SECOND SON OF JAMES PERCY AND L. C. BROWN AND GRANDSON OF G. W. CAMPBELL.

JUNE 17, 1853
DROWNED, A. M. PLATZ (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 56)

JUNE 21, 1853
DIED IN THIS VICINITY ON THE EVENING OF THE 19TH INST, HARRIETT, INFANT DAUGHTER OF HENRY AND ELIZABETH DRIVER, AGED 13 MONTHS.

JUNE 22, 1853
DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE NEAR THIS CITY AT 2 O'CLOCK A. M. YESTERDAY, HON. ALFRED BALCH, AGED 67 YEARS.

JULY 2, 1853
DIED SARAH S. ROCKWOOD, INFANT (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 56)

JULY 2, 1853
DIED HUGH W. MCGAVOCK (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 56)

JULY 19, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY THIS MORNING AT 2 O'CLOCK, SUSAN JOSEPHINE, DAUGHTER OF JOSEPH VAULX. THE RELATIVES AND FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND HER FUNERAL FROM THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TODAY AT HALF PAST 4 O'CLOCK P. M.

AUGUST 2, 1853
DIED ON SATURDAY LAST, 30TH JULY, AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS, MR. WILLIAM G. WEST, AGED 36 YEARS.

AUGUST 6, 1853
DIED ON YESTERDAY AT THE RESIDENCE OF MR. MATTHEW BARROW IN THE VICINITY OF THIS CITY, MARY ODEN, AGED 8 YEARS, DAUGHTER OF MORGAN VANCE, ESQ.

AUGUST 8, 1853
DIED YESTERDAY, MRS. MARGARET COLTART, OF THIS CITY, AGED 26 YEARS OLD. THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES OF THE FAMILY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND HER FUNERAL FROM THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AT 4 O'CLOCK P. M. THIS DAY. DIVINE SERVICE BY THE REV. DR. EDGAR.

AUGUST 12, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY YESTERDAY, MAGGIE BETTIE, INFANT DAUGHTER OF A. R. AND LOUISE LATIMER, AGED 18 MONTHS. THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE THIS MORNING AT 8 O'CLOCK AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER PARENTS ON BERRYHILL STREET. DIVINE SERVICE BY REV. DR. WADSWORTH.

AUGUST 17, 1853
DIED MRS. SUSAN I. FOSTER (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 56)

AUGUST 25, 1853
DIED ON TUESDAY MORNING THE 23RD INST. AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER HUSBAND, CORNELIA, WIFE OF HENRY B. MORRIS.

SEPTEMBER 16, 1853
DIED MARY BRANCH MACKENZIE (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 58)

SEPTEMBER 19, 1853
DEATH OF ROBERT H. PERCY (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 58)

SEPTEMBER 20, 1853
OBIT FOR ROBERT H. PERCY (SEE COPY ON PAGE 58)

OCTOBER 10, 1853
DIED ON SUNDAY MORNING 9TH INST, ABOUT 11 O'CLOCK, MRS. ELIZA ANN, LATE WIFE OF J. B. JOHNSON.

OCTOBER 15, 1853
DIED IN THE CITY ON THE 13TH, AN INFANT DAUGHTER OF JAMES B. AND ELLEN K. CRAIGHEAD AFTER A BRIEF EXISTENCE OF 2 DAYS.

OCTOBER 31, 1853
DEATH OF ALFRED HUME, ESQ. (SEE COPY ON PAGE 60)

NOVEMBER 1, 1853
DIED, ALFRED HUME (SEE OBIT ON PAGE 61)

NOVEMBER 2, 1853
DIED ON THE 28TH ULT. IN THE SECOND YEAR OF HER AGE, MARY THERESA, ONLY DAUGHTER OF GEORGE B. GOODWIN, ESQ. OF THIS CITY.

NOVEMBER 4, 1853
DIED ON THE 1ST INST, ELIZA B., DAUGHTER OF SAMUEL AND MARGARET L. CROCKETT, AGED TWENTY-ONE MONTHS AND ELEVEN DAYS.

NOVEMBER 29, 1853
DIED IN EDGEFIELD YESTERDAY MORNING, THE 28TH INST., MARTHA, CONSORT OF ALEXANDER WILLIAMS. THE FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND HER FUNERAL FROM THE RESIDENCE ON THE GALLATIN TURNPIKE THIS MORNING AT 10 1/2 O'CLOCK.

DECEMBER 1, 1853
DIED ELIZABETH MCMURRY SLOAN (SEE DEATH NOTICE ON PAGE 60)

DECEMBER 8, 1853
DIED IN THIS CITY, YESTERDAY EVENING, THOMAS GOWDEY, JR., SECOND SON OF THOMAS GOWDEY, SR., AGED 15 YEARS.
 

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