Abstracted by Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2004

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January 16, 1846

CATHARINE wife of Joseph LITTON died Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 26, 1845 aged about 70 years. [She is buried in old city cemetery, Nashville.]

Miss E. J. MINTER, Columbia, Tenn., died Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 11, 1845 in the 18th year of her age.

Commodore JESSE D. ELLIOTT, U.S. Navy, died Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 10, 1845 aged about 62 years.

HERR T. SCHMIDT, celebrated violinist, died Hopkinsville, Ky., Dec. 14, 1845.

Mrs. ELIZABETH WILLIS died Franklin, Tenn., Jan. 14, 1846 aged 96 years, in the residence of J. McCurdy.


February 6, 1846

Captain A. F. son of William K. LAYNE died Williamson Co., Tenn., Jan. 31, 1845 in 22nd year.

SYLVESTER P. DAVIS died Franklin, Tenn., Jan. 30, 1845 in 22nd year of his age.

SAMUEL D. BUGGE died near Somerville, Tenn., Jan. 27, 1846 aged 22 years.

[In a gap in extant issues, missing would have been the death notice of SARAH AMANDA daughter of A. B. and S. M. Ewing Born Oct. 11, 1838 Died Jan. 23, 1846; buried in old city cemetery, Franklin, Tenn.]


February 20, 1846

JAMES MADISON son of Colonel John M. Winstead died Feb. 6, 1846 aged 17 years, l month and 3 days [born January 3, 1829].

MARY FIGUERS daughter of Robert R. and Mary D. PORTERFIELD died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 11, 1846 aged 12 months.

JOHN P. COOK died near Franklin, Tenn., February 18, 1845.

NANCY S. wife of Thomas W. SPIVY died Feb. 12, 1845.


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CHARLES son of Achilles Smith was shot and killed in Cherokee Co., Ark., Feb. 8, 1846.

JANE wife of T. A. BRIM born in 1800; married in 1831; died Feb. 21, 1846; surviving were her widower and four children.

Mrs. SARAH CHAPMAN daughter of Leonard P. Cheatham died Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 19, 1846.

EMMA RUTLEDGE daughter of Henry BALDWIN died in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 22, 1846 in the 5th year of her age.


March 6, 1846

EWEN CAMERON, SR., father of the REVIEW editor [Donald Cameron], born Galkan, Ferintosh, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1768; immigrated to Virginia, 1785; moved to what became Franklin, Tenn., 1798; died Williamson Co., Tenn., Feb. 28, 1846; joined Presbyterian Church, 1804. [His tombstone in old city cemetery, Franklin, Tenn., reads: EWEN CAMERON, SR. Born at Galkan, Ferintosh, North Britain, Feb. 23, 1768 Came to Franklin 1798 Departed this life Feb. 28th 1845 aged 78 years & 5 days. This man in 1798 built the first house in Franklin. Unquote. This monument was erected by the Old Glory DAR Chapter in the 1910s.]


March 20, 1846

MARGARET S. daughter of Dr. D. [Duncan] and Sarah C. McPHAIL, died Franklin, Tenn., Feb. 27, 1846 aged about 8 years; orphaned she was "kindly adopted" into Dr. McPhail's family. [Buried in the old city cemetery, Franklin, is one whose tombstone reads: Sacred to the memory of SARAH McPHAIL consort of Angus McPhail who departed this life on the 10th of Feb. 1846 aged 63 years]

MARY W. widow of Richard REYNOLDS died Williamson Co., Tenn., Mar. 15, 1846.


April 3, 1846

Mrs. JUDITH GREEN died Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 18, 1846 aged about 85 years; mother of the Rev. A. L. P. Green. [Her tombstone, old city cemetery, Nashville, renders her dates: 1761-Mar. 18, 1846.]


April 17, 1846

HENRY EWING, brother of Andrew and Edwin Ewing, Nashville, Tenn., died recently in Philadelphia, Pa.; an insurance agent for Merchants Insurance and Trust Company.

Colonel P. M. SANDS, postal clerk, Nashville, Tenn., died April 12, 1846.


April 24, 1846

BELINDA daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth PARKES died April 18, 1846 aged 17 months.

SARAH G. wife of Dr. T. J. KIRKPATRICK died Maury Co., Tenn., March 18, 1846.

JOEL WILLIAMS died Knox Co., Tenn., April 8, 1846 aged 43 years.

REUBEN WALKER died Knox Co., Tenn., April 9, 1846 aged 44 years.

Dr. THOMAS T. WATSON died at the Empire Iron Works, Trigg Co., Ky., March 16, 1846.


May 1, 1846

SHUBAEL STARNES died in the residence of L. H. Mosly, Williamson Co., Tenn., April 27, 1846 aged about 23 years; son of the late Dr. Samuel S. Starnes of this county; had lived in Marshall Co., Miss.


May 8, 1846

WILLIAM H. LADD died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 26, 1846, pneumonia in 55th year of his age.


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SARAH ANN wife of Colonel William C. FITE died Hickman, Ky., April 7, 1846 aged 26 years; surviving were her widower and two sons.


May 15, 1846

ISAAC FRANKLIN, Sumner Co., Tenn., died on his Louisiana plantation, recently; wealthy man. [Isaac Franklin, 1789-1846, a slave-trader and wealthy planter with land in Tennessee and Louisiana]

HOLLAND WEBB died Madison Co., Miss., April 27, 1846 aged about 60 years.

GEORGE A. oldest son of George WILSON, Williamson Co., Tenn., died May 11, 1846; served in state legislature. [He served in the Tenn. House of Representatives, 1837-1839.]

WILLIAM B. DUTY, formerly of Williamson Co., Tenn., died Marshall Co., Miss., April 9, 1846 in the 38th year of his age; surviving were his widow and four daughters.


May 22, 1846

EBENEZER J. SHIELDS, Memphis, Tenn., died near LaGrange, Tenn., May 21, 1846 on his way to Texas for sake of his health.

PETER PERKINS, formerly of Williamson Co., Tenn., died DeSoto Co., Miss., May 6, 1846 in the 39th year of his age.

WILLIAM COSBY died Williamson Co., Tenn., April 18, 1846 in the 80th year of his age; veteran of the War of 1812.

THOMAS PINKARD died Davidson Co., Tenn., May 18, 1846 aged 31 years; formerly of Culpeper Co., Virginia.

RACHAEL wife of Colonel Israel McCARROLL, Williamson Co., Tenn., died May 1, 1846 in the 44th year of his age. Methodist. Surviving were his widow and three sons.


June 12, 1846

CLEMENTINA oldest daughter of Dr. John HADLEY, Davidson Co., Tenn. died June 2, 1846.


June 19, 1846

MARTHA D. wife of William A. GILLIAM born Nov. 12, 1801; died Franklin, Tenn., June 3, 1846.

ELIZABETH L. NEELY died Franklin, Tenn., June 14, 1846.

SARAH A. M. wife of M. C. H. PURYEAR died Williamson Co., Tenn., June 14, 1846.

ADELICIA, aged 4 years. VICTORIA, aged 6 years; daughters of Isaac Franklin, dec., Sumner Co., Tenn.

HENRY R. HAMPTON, printer, died Memphis, Tenn., June 8, 1846 in 19th year of his age.


June 26, 1846

PATRICK G. GILES, aged 25 years, died near Peytonville, Tenn., June 17, 1846.

ELIZABETH L. NEELY born Williamson Co., Tenn., Oct. 14, 1814; died Franklin, Tenn., June 14, 1846.


July 3, 1846

W. G. HAMPTON died Franklin, Tenn., June 26, 1846 in 47th year of his age.

JOSEPH LITTON, native of Ireland, prominent citizen and Methodist of Nashville, Tenn., died June 22, 1846 aged 68 years. [His tombstone in old city cemetery, Nashville, provides his dates: born in Dublin, Ire., May 1, 1778, died June 22, 1846]


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July 10, 1846

ELIZABETH ANN infant daughter of C. G. WELLER, Nashville, Tenn., died July 4, 1846.

JOSEPH son of Robert LUSK died Nashville, Tenn., July 3, 1846.

JAMES A. GARVIN died Knoxville, Tenn., June 29, 1846; a professor at Tennessee University.

BRITTAIN DRAKE died Wilson Co., Tenn., July 2, 1846 in 69th year of his age.


July 17, 1846

WILLIAM R. POPE died Williamson Co., Tenn., March 24, 1846 in the 43rd year of his age; suffered from inflammation of a vaccination; surviving were his widow and six children.


July 24, 1846

CATHARINE MATILDA daughter of Samuel and Mary Ann BOEHMS died July 22, 1846 aged 26 years. [Buried in old city cemetery, Franklin, with tombstone on which her death date is given as July 22, 1846 aged 26 years].

CHARLES M. SCOTT died July 22, 1846 aged 48 years; surviving were his widow and two children.

INFANT of James W. FELTZ died July 15, 1846.

INFANT of [ ] MORE died July 14, 1846.

Mrs. ASA VAUGHN died July 15, 1846.

ELEANOR W. wife of James P. BAIRD; daughter of Major Hugh Kirk; died Rutherford Co., Tenn., July 12, 1846.

WILLIAM R. KIRK died Rutherford Co., Tenn., July 9, 1846 aged 18 years.

ELIZABETH wife of A. DOWNING died Coffee Co., Tenn., June 17, 1846. Miss MARTHA JANE DOWNING died June 24, 1846 aged 24 years.

LYCURGUS son of Jordan FULLER died Lexington, Tenn., June 29, 1846 aged 23 years.

Rev. SAMUEL M. WILLIAMSON, pastor of Presbyterian Church, Somerville, Tenn., died recently.


August 7, 1846

ELIZABETH ANN daughter of the Rev. Christian G. and Buelah [sic] WELLER born Russellville, Ky., June 5, 1828; died Nashville, Tenn., July 4, 1846; had been engaged to marry July 2 but she sickened and died.

GEORGE H. BURTON died Nashville, Tenn., July 28, 1846.

WILLIAM SWAIM died Philadelphia, Pa., July 24, 1846.


August 14, 1846

Dr. DUNCAN McPHAIL, surgeon for the First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteers, died Matamoras, Mexico, July 13, 1846; a native of Inverness, Scotland, he had lived in Williamson Co., Tenn. for twenty years; alumnus of the University of Edinburgh.


August 21, 1846

Colonel THOMAS J. MATTHEWS died Lawrence Co., Tenn., July 30, 1846 aged 47 years; formerly a member of the Tennessee legislature. [T. J. Matthews, 1799-1846, served in the Tennessee Senate, 1841-1843]

RACHEL wife of Andrew McCRORY died Lawrence Co., Tenn., July 10, 1846 aged 40 years. Presbyterian.

Mrs. ELIZABETH McCLAIN died Lawrence Co., Tenn., July 31, 1846 aged 70 years.

Mrs. MARTHA EGGLESTON died Columbus, Miss., June 25, 1846 aged 63 years. Methodist.


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August 28, 1846

MARTHA wife of Walter CUMMINS died Williamson Co., Tenn., Aug. 16, 1846 in the 28th year of her age; surviving were her widower and three children.


September 4, 1846

SARAH L. wife of Josiah COOK died Williamson Co., Tenn., Aug. 26, 1846 in 28th year of her age.

NANCY wife of Lauran ALLEN died Aug. 27, 1846 aged about 65 years. Baptist.


September 11, 1846

PEYTON W. SOUTHALL died in the residence of John Southall, ten miles west of Franklin, Tenn., Sept. 4, 1846 in 38th year of his age;, surviving was his widow; no children.


September 18, 1846

THOMAS DAVIS died Shelbyville, Tenn., Sept. 8, 1846; native of Brunswick Co., Virginia.

JAMES LYTLE died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 10, 1846 aged 20 years; formerly of Pulaski, Tenn.

H. P. DODD died Williamson Co., Tenn., Sept. 4, 1846 aged about 24 years.

ALMIRA C. wife of the Rev. T. M. DWIGHT died Gallatin, Tenn., Sept. 4, 1846 in 33rd year of her age.

JAMES HOLLAND died Columbia, Tenn., Sept. 7, 1846 aged 63 years.

JAMES CLOUD died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 3, 1846 aged 74 years.

DAVID RUTHERFORD "late" of Knoxville, Tenn., died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 12, 1846 in 19th year of his age.

Dr. JOHN ALLOWAY died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 13, 1846.

THOMAS B. infant son of William ANDERSON died Franklin, Tenn., Sept. 13, 1846.

Miss SARAH GIBSON, aged 41 years, died near Peytonville, Tenn., Sept. 5, 1846, bilious fever.

JANE W. widow of James A. MOORE died in residence of her brother, Edward L. Jordan, Sept. 3, 1846 in the 36th year of her age; late of Obion Co., Tenn.; four children. Baptist.

Mrs. MARY McKAY, native of Guilford Co., No. Carolina, moved with parents to Davidson Co., Tenn., 1785; later to Williamson Co. where she died in residence of John P. McKay, Sept. 2, 1846 aged about 73 years.


September 25, 1846

BENJAMIN CHAPMAN died Williamson Co., Tenn., Sept. 1, 1846 in the 83rd year of his age; native of New Jersey; orphaned, he fought in the Revolutionary War; moved with an older brother to Virginia in 1778/79; moved to Williamson Co., Tenn., 1817. Presbyterian.

CATHARINE J. wife of Isaac L. GIBSON died Franklin, Tenn., Sept. 22, 1846.


October 2, 1846

JAMES WILLIAMS died Sept. 18, 1846; young married man.

WILLIAM K. INGLISH, Texan, died Hickman Co., Tenn., August 13, 1846.

Capt. ALPHA KINGSLEY died Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 28, 1846.

SAMUEL CAMPBELL died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Sept. 7, 1846 aged 78 years.

ELIZA CATES, native of Virginia, died Williamson Co., Tenn., Sept. 28, 1846.

Dr. JAMES T. RICHARDSON died Rutherford Co., Tenn., recently, in 29th year of his age.

Dr. WYATT CHRISTIAN died Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 15, 1846 aged 47 years.


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October 16, 1846

Mrs. MARY PERKINS daughter of Mrs. Ann Hardeman died Oct. 3, 1846.

WILEY CROOK died Fayette Co., Tenn., Oct. 6, 1846 in the 74th year of his age. [His tombstone, sans dates, in Whitaker Cemetery near Somerville, Tenn. simply carries his name, WYLIE CROOK and the fact that he was aged 74 years at death.]

GRANVILLE P. COCKERELL, Franklin Co., Ala., died near Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 23, 1846.

JOHN FORSYTH died Giles Co., Tenn., Sept. 25, 1846 aged 45 years.

ELIZABETH S. daughter of Nicholas PERKINS, dec., Williamson Co., Tenn., died in residence of her brother, George W. Perkins, DeSoto Co., Miss., Sept. 15, 1846 in 19th year of her age.

GEORGE BODDIE died Sumner Co., Tenn., Sept. 30, 1846.

JAMES H. COWAN died Marshall Co., Miss., Sept. 23, 1846 aged 48 years.

CHARLES W. LEWIS, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Clinton, Miss., Sept. 30, 1846.

WILLIAM SAUNDERS died Davidson Co., Tenn., Sept. 22, 1846 in 70th year of his age.

Mrs. RACHEL D. RAWLINGS died in Madison [all that's given], Sept. 23, 1846 at advanced age.

ROBERT ROCHELLE died Paris, Tenn., Sept. 23, 1846.

EDWARD TRAVIS died Henry Co., Tenn., Sept. 23, 1846.

Mrs. MARY McCLURE died Clarksville, Tenn., Sept. 23, 1846.

JAMES TELFORD, JR. died Wilson Co., Tenn., Sept. 25, 1846 aged 32 years.


October 23, 1846

JO. G. CHILDRESS was found dead on the public square in Nashville, Tenn. on Oct. 18, 1846.


October 30, 1846

INFANT DAUGHTER of John T. and A. CAMERON died Canton, Miss., Oct. 4, 1846.

J. C. MITCHELL died Maury Co., Tenn. "last week."


November 13, 1846

MARY EUGENIA daughter of James PLUNKET, Franklin, Tenn., died Nov. 7, 1846.

SARAH JANE daughter of William and Alzira H. CAMERON died Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 9, 1846.

JANE wife of Dr. M. R. HADEN, Dresden, Tenn. died Feb. Oct. 22, 1846; born Feb. 28, 1814; her infant died Oct. 21, 1846.


November 30, 1846

Colonel WILLIAM MARTIN died Smith Co., Tenn., Nov. 4, 1846 in 81st year of his age; veteran of Revolutionary War; member of a company sent to protect settlers in Tenn., 1786; served in Second Regiment, Tenn. Volunteers, War of 1812. Baptist.

Captain MATT. MARTIN died Bedford Co., Tenn., Oct. 16, 1846 aged 83 years; veteran of Revolutionary War. [His war service pension application, S2726, reveals that he was born in Charlotte Co., Va., Dec. 26, 1763; moved to Bedford Co., Tenn., 1808, where he died Oct. 16, 1846.]

MARIAH P. wife of Elijah BIDDIE died Sumner Co., Tenn., Nov. 10, 1846.

M. L. COVINGTON died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Oct. 10, 1846.

SELINA wife of Wilson THOMAS died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Oct. 24, 1846.

REBECCA wife of Henry MASON died Rutherford Co., Tenn., Oct. 24, 1846.


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JOHN R. DABBS died Davidson Co., Tenn., Nov. 4, 1846 aged 43 years.


November 27, 1846

ELEANOR widow of Samuel RICE died Williamson Co., Tenn., Oct. 21, 1846; born in Castlebar, Ireland, January 1757; came to U.S. a youthful orphan (12 years); lived in Prince Edward Co., Va. until she married. Her husband died in 1807 leaving her with a large family of children; moved with her son, Francis Rice, to Williamson County in 1813.


December 11, 1846

ELIZABETH P. wife of the Rev. Lewis GARRETT died Hinds Co., Miss., Nov. 9, 1846 aged about 64 years.

TALBOT son of Joseph W. PERKINS died Brownsville, Tenn., Nov. 25, 1846 aged 3 years.

DAVID M. MOORE, "old citizen," died Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 7, 1846.

R. ASTEN died near LaGrange, Tenn., Nov. 28. 1846 aged 40 years.

Mrs. ELIZABETH TINKER died near LaGrange, Tenn., Nov. 29, 1846 aged 86 years.


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