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Obituaries

1874
Name Obituary Date Death Date Age
Abston, Mrs. 7/30/1874    
Allison, William C. 7/9/1874 7/8/1874  
Anderson, Mrs. Nancy 1/27/1874    
Anderson, Oliver H. 10/1/1874 9/30/1874 in the 68th year of his age
Armes, Charles C. 6/27/1874 6/26/1874 aged 25 years and 14 days
Beatty, John 12/3/1874 12/2/1874 aged 85 years
Breedlove, Mrs. Susan 1/25/1874 1/24/1874  
Buchanan, Margaret 6/19/1874 6/18/1874  
Buist, Ellen Douglas 6/15/1874 6/14/1874 infant daughter
Campbell, George 6/20/1874    
Carson, John 9/12/1874 9/11/1874  
Corbitt, E. L. 4/5/1874 4/4/1874  
Corbitt, Joseph A. 5/28/1874    
Dale, Maud 6/17/1874 6/17/1874 aged 2 months and seventeen days
Dortch, Captain Jesse L. 10/30/1874 10/29/1874 at the advanced age of 76 years
Duff, Jacob 5/3/1874 5/2/1874 aged 11 months
Gunther, Mr. William 4/14/1874 4/13/1874  
Haslam, Samuel 9/13/1874    
Haywood, Sally 6/26/1874   little colored girl
Hilman, Sarah 9/8/1874    
Horton, Mrs. Sophis W. 3/25/1874 3/23/1874 in the 75th year of her age
Howell, Miss Rosa 8/17/1874    
Hughes, Mrs. Mary Ann 10/20/1874 10/19/1874  
Jarvis, William, Sr. 7/23/1874 7/21/1874 Aged 67
Lamb, Mrs. C. J. 5/2/1874 Thursday night  
Lovell, Mrs. R. A. 6/4/1874    
Miller, H. W. 7/8/1874   7/7/1874 in the 25th year of his age
Moore, Aleck 10/4/1874 10/3/1874 in the 65th year of his age
Moore, Alexander B. 6/9/1874 6/8/1874 infant son
Moore, Mrs. Isabella R. (Denning) 6/18/1874 6/17/1874 in the 26th year of her age
Morrison, Miss Katie 3/29/1874    
Morton, George S. 4/7/1874    
Pennel, Hiram 3/21/1874 3/20/1874  
Sanders, Charles Thomas 6/18/1874 6/16/1874 aged one year and ten months
Sandhouse, Garret H. 10/14/1874    
Scheib, Theodore 9/24/1874 Wednesday morning aged 24 years, 8 months and 28 days
Scruggs, William A. 7/11/1874 & 7/28/1874    
Selle, C. H. A. G. 6/26/1874 & 6/27/1874    
Steele, William 5/19/1874    
Terrass, Mrs. Amy 6/29/1874    
Thornburg, C. M. 3/15/1874 3/14/1874  
Trabue, Irene McNairy 6/26/1874 & 7/8/1874 6/24/1874 in the 7th year of her age
Wells, Samuel Watkins 8/9/1874 8/8/1874 aged 2 months and five days
White, William  5/28/1874   aged 55 years
Williams, Mrs Mary 4/15/1874 Monday night in the 74th year of her age

Death Notices From the Nashville Republican Banner for 1874
(except when otherwise credited)

January 25, 1874
Died. BREEDLOVE. At the residence of Mr. James RIichards, on South Market Street, No. 214, MRS. SUSAN BREEDLOVE, at 8 o'clock the 24th instant. The friends and acquaintances of the family and of Captain James Hughes and wife, are respectfully invited to attend her funeral this evening at 2 o'clock. Services by Dr.W. D. F. Sawrie. Carriages will leave R. H.Groomes & Co. at 1 ½ o'clock.

January 27, 1874
Funeral Notice. ANDERSON. The friends of the family and of Henry C. Hensley and wife are respectfully to attend the funeral of their mother, MRS. NANCY ANDERSON, from the First Baptist Church today, Tuesday, the 27th instant at 10 ½ o'clock a. m. Services by the Revs. T. G. Jones and P.S. Fall.

March 15, 1874
Died. THORNBURG. In this city on the morning of the 14th instant at 6 o'clock, C. M. THORNBURG. Oxford, Ohio papers please copy.

March 21, 1874.
Death of an Aged Man. An old man, named HIRAM PENNEL, who has been supported by his friends for several years past, was found at Parrish's stable Thursday, dying with consumption. He was taken to St. Vincent Hospital where he expired yesterday morning.

March 25, 1874
Died. HORTON. On March 23rd, at 10:30 o'clock p. m., MRS. SOPHIA W. HORTON, in the 75th year of her age. Funeral from First Baptist church on Wednesday morning, March 25, at 10:30 o'clock. Services by Rev. Dr. T.G. Jones and Dr. J. W. Hoyte. The gentlemen requested to act as pallbearers will please be at Currey's at 9 o'clock a. m.

March 29, 1874
Funeral Notice. The remains of the late MISS KATIE MORRISON will be removed this Sunday evening at 4 o'clock by her parents and friends from the old City Cemetery to Mount Calvary.

April 5, 1874
Died. CORBITT. E. L. CORBITT, daughter of MRS. J. N. CORBITT, on the 4th instant in Edgefield. The friends and acquaintances of the family are invited to attend the funeral at the residence of her mother on the Gallatin Pike at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Services by Rev. J. H. McNeily.

April 7, 1874
DEATH OF GEORGE S. MORTON. See copy of original notice.

April 14, 1874
Death on Deaderick Street. MR. WILLIAM GUNTHER, a well known shoemaker in the employ of Mr. H Fritz, died yesterday afternoon of brain fever. MR. GUNTHER was formerly of St. Louis. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock from No. 27 Deadrick Street.

April 15, 1874
Died. WILLIAMS. In this city on Monday night, MRS. MARY WILLIAMS, widow of HONORABLE THOMAS H. WILLIAMS, deceased, in the 74rd year of her age. Funeral to take place at the residence of Felix R. Cheatham this morning at 11 o'clock.

May 2, 1874
Sudden Death. MRS. C. J. LAMB, wife of A. L. LAMB, died suddenly of heart disease in South Nashville Thursday night.

May 3, 1874
Died, DUFF. On Saturday morning, May 2, 1874, JACOB, infant son of JOSEPH and MARY E. DUFF, aged 11 months. Friends and acquaintance are respectfully invited to attend the funeral this evening at 2:30 o'clock from their residence, No. 49 North Market Street. Services by Rev. J. W. Hoyte.

May 19, 1874
Died of His Wounds. WILLIAM STEELE. See copy of original notice.

May 28, 1874
Died. JOSEPH A. CORBITT. See copy of original notice.

May 28, 1874
Died. WILLIAM WHITE. See copy of original notice.

June 4, 1874
Died. LOVELL. At her residence, 120 North Front Street, MRS. R. A. LOVELL. The friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend her funeral from her residence at 2 ½ o'clock this evening. Services by Dr. T. G. Jones.

June 9, 1874
Died. MOORE. On the 8th instant at the residence of his father, ALEXANDER B., infant son of THOMAS and NORA MOORE. Friends of the family are invited to attend his funeral from the corner of Broad Street and Nashville and Chattanooga Tunnel at 10 o'clock a. m. today.

June 15, 1874
Died. BUIST. Died at 6 o'clock last evening, ELLEN DOUGLAS, infant daughter of J. R. and LAURA W. BUIST, aged 7 months and 22 days. The funeral will take place from the residence, No. 182 Church Street at 5 o'clock this afternoon.

June 17, 1874
Died. DALE. MAUD, infant daughter of GEORGE W. and RHODY DALE, at 12 o'clock last night, aged two months and seventeen days. Her funeral will be preached from the residence, 72 Wharf Avenue, at 3 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. W. D. F. Sawrie, officiating.

June 18, 1874
Died. SANDERS. In this city, June 16, CHARLES THOMAS, son of W. J. and MRS. A. B. SANDERS, aged one year and ten months.

June 18, 1874
Died. MOORE. On the 17th instant at the residence of her husband, MRS. ISABELLA R. (DENNING), wife of ROBERT MOORE, in the 26th year of her age. The friends and acquaintances of the family are invited to attend her funeral from 241 Broad Street at 3 o'clock today.

June 19, 1874
Died. BUCHANAN. Thursday afternoon, 18th instant, at the residence of her husband, Watson Street, Edgefield, MARGARET, wife of WILLIAM BUCHANAN. The friends of the family are invited to attend her funeral this day (Friday) at 3 ½ p. m. from the Edgefield Presbyterian Church, Woodland Street. Divine service by Rev. J. H. McNeilly.

June 20, 1874
Drowned, GEORGE CAMPBELL. See copy of original notice.

June 26, 1874
A Little Colored Girl Burned to Death. SALLIE HAYWOOD. See copy of original notice.

June 26, 1874
Died. TRABUE. Died in this city on the 24th instant at 5 o'clock p. m., IRENE MCNAIRY, third and youngest daughter of ANDREW E. and ANNA TRABUE, in the 7th year of her age. Funeral services at the residence on Asylum Street today at 11 o'clock. A. M. By Rev. Thomas B. Lawson, Rector of Trinity Church.

June 26, 1874
Poverty and Death. Death of C. H. A. G. SELLE. See copy of original notice.

June 27, 1874
C. H. A. G. SELLE. See copy of original notice.

June 27, 1874
Died. ARMES. Died in this city at 4 o'clock p. m. on the 26th instant, CHARLES C. ARMES, oldest son of W. J. ARMES, aged 25 years and 14 days. Funeral services at the residence of C. E. Gregory, No. 368 South College Street, this afternoon at 4 o'clock by Rev. Dr. W. D. F. Sawrie.

June 29, 1874
Death of an Aged Lady. MRS. AMY TERRASS. See copy of original notice.

July 8, 1874
Died. MILLER. In Edgefield on yesterday, the 7th instant, H. W. MILLER, son of the late CAPTAIN JAMES MILLER, in the 25th year of his age. His funeral will take place from his mother's residence on Spring Street, Edgefield this evening at 2 o'clock. Friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend. Divine services by Rev. E. T. Hart.

July 8, 1874
Self-Destruction. HENRY W. MILLER. See copy of original notice.

July 8, 1874
Obituary. IRENE MCNAIRY TRABUE. See copy of original notice.

July 11, 1874
Death of an Esteemed Citizen.WILLIAM A. SCRUGGS. See copy of original notice.

July 23, 1874
Died. JARVIS. Died on July 21 at half-past 3 o'clock a. m., WILLIAM JARVIS, SR. Aged 67, a native of West Sutton near Haddington, Scotland.

July 28, 1874
In Memoriam. WILLIAM A. SCRUGGS. See copy of original notice.

July 30, 1874
Spontaneous Combustion. MRS. ABSTON. See copy of original notice.

August 9, 1874
Died. ALLISTON. WILLIAM C. ALLISON, on the 8th instant. The friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend his funeral from his late residence, corner Vine and Bell streets today at 8 ½ o'clock Divine services by Rev. John Rains.

August 19, 1874
Died. WELLS. On the morning of the 18th instant, SAMUEL WATKINS, infant son of GEORGE H. and CATHERINE WELLS, aged 2 months and 5 days. Funeral service at the residence, No. 181 North Market Street, Wednesday, the 19th instant at 9 o'clock a. m. by the Rev. Dr. J. W. Hoyte.

August 27, 1874
Death of a Mute Lady. MISS ROSA HOWELL. See copy of original notice.

September 8, 1874
Inquest. A colored woman named SARAH HILMAN died suddenly of apoplexy on Line Street Sunday. Deputy Coroner Ryan held an inquest over her body.

September 12, 1874
Died. CARSON. Yesterday at 4 p. m., JOHN CARSON, at the residence of Allen Rawls, seven miles from the city on the Murfreesboro Pike. His friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend his funeral at the City Cemetery today at 11 a. m. Carriages will leave M. S. Combs at 10 a. m. Divine service at the grave.

September 13, 1874
Murdered in His Bed. SAMUEL HASLAM. See copy of original notice.

September 24, 1874
Died. SCHEIB. THEODORE, son of CHARLES SCHEIB, died Wednesday morning at 6 o'clock, after a long and painful illness, aged 24 years, 8 months and 28 days.

October 1, 1874
Died. ANDERSON, on September 30, 1874, at 5 o'clock a. m., OLIVER H. ANDERSON, in the 68th year of his age. Friends and acquaintances are invited to attend the funeral services from his late residence, No 60, South Cherry Street, at 3 p. m. today. Divine service by Rev. W. G. Inman.

October 4, 1874
Died. MOORE. At his residence, near Cockrill Springs, Davidson County, Tennessee at 6 a. m. yesterday, ALECK MOORE, of A. Moore & Sons, in the 65th year of his age. Th funeral will take place from the late residence of the deceased at 2 p. m. today. The friends of the family are invited to be present.

October 14, 1874
Died of Old Age. GARRET H. SANDHOUSE, a native of Hanover, Germany, died a day or so age at his residence on the Lebanon Pike of old age.

October 20, 1874
Died. HUGHES. MRS. MARY ANN HUGHES, wife of CAPTAIN JAMES HUGHES, at 10 o'clock p. m., October 19. The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the residence, No. 176 South Front Street, Wednesday evening, 21th at 2 o'clock. Services by Revs. Dr. Sawrie and Hill. Carriages will leave R. H. Groomes & Co's 42 and 44 North Cherry Street at 1:30 p. m.

October 30, 1874
Death of a Well-known Citizen. CAPTAIN JESSE L. DORTCH, father of Nat F. Dortch, died at his residence yesterday at the advanced age of 76 years. CAPTAIN DORTCH was, for a long time, identified with the steamboat interests of the Cumberland River. He was highly esteemed and much beloved by all who knew him.

December 3, 1874
Died. BEATTY. At his residence in this city, at 12 o'clock on the 2nd instant, JOHN BEATTY, aged 85 years. Funeral services from the residence this afternoon at 2 o'clock, by Rev. Philip S. Fall.


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