ALCORN FAMILY BIBLE
UPPER CUMBERLAND GENEALOGY ASSOCIATION –Vol. 8 No. 3 pg. 63
This Bible record was provided by Miss Charlene Gracey (an Alcorn descendant)
and submitted for publication by Dr. Louis Johnson, Jr.
R. S. (Robert Simpson ) Alcorn was born November 14th day A. D. 1824
Martha J. Alcorn was born _________ A. D. 1830
Martha J. Alcorn was born January 9th day 1831.
W. C. Alcorn was born June 21st 1852
Mary F. Alcorn was born August 6th day 1854
Thomas J. Alcorn was born May 2d day 1856
Nancy E. Alcorn was born September 2nd 1858
George W. Alcorn was born April 22nd 1861
Albert S. Alcorn was born March 28th 1863
Robert L. Alcorn was born August 20th 1866
Abel V. & Melissa J. Alcorn were born June 28th day 1871
F. P. (Felix Patterson) McGinniss was borned July 5th 1849
Nancy J. Garner was borned October 3 1861
R. S. Alcorn and Martha J. Alexander were married October 24th day
A. D. 1851
R. S. Alcorn and Martha J.(Exum)McGinniss were married January 28th day A. D. 1858
G. W. Alcorn and N. J. Garner were married January 11 1883
Lela Alcorn and C. N. Gracey were married June 9, 1915
Georgia Alcorn and Fletcher Bly were married June 11, 1918
Will Alcorn and William Fred Luck were married June 30, 1921
Mamie Alcorn and Roy Watson were married October 25, 1921
Felix Alcorn and Elizabeth Oswald were married May 12, 1926
Felix L. Alcorn and Ruby Fair married August 27, 1949
Robert Alcorn and Audrey Bessie Tiller were married April 4, 1933
(Note) — Nancy Josephine Garner who married G. W. Alcorn was a daughter of John Garner and wife Sarah
Merritt Garner. Sarah was born ca 1833 and died
1 Sep. 1915. She was a daughter of John Merritt and Nancy Tibbs Merritt. See Merritt family by Dr. Faye Johnson
Bowman — U.
Nancy Elizabeth Alcorn died September — 1861
W. C. Alcorn (sic) died November 8th 1865
Thomas J. Alcorn died January 19th 1870
Mary F. Bartlett died August 7th 1889 (Mary Frances Alcorn md Daniel Morgan Bartlett)
Melissa J. Alcorn died November 6th 1892 (Melissa Josephine Alcorn, d/o Robert Simpson Alcorn & Martha J.
Exum McGinnis. She md Lemuel L. Maxwell, s/o Samuel Foster Maxwell & Besty Ann "Sissy" Boyd)
Martha J. Alcorn Died December the 23, 1900 (Martha J. Exum McGinnis md Robert Simpson Alcorn Sr.)
R.S. Alcorn died June 29th 1902 Drowned in Caney Fork River
(Robert Simpson Alcorn Sr., s/o James Lee Alcorn & Elizabeth Blackburn Johnson)
Albert Sidney Alcorn Died January 19th 1921
Felix McGinness died February 1935
George Washington Alcorn died June 22, 1935
Nancy Josephine Garner Alcorn died March 11, 1954
Audrey Bessie Alcorn died July 14, 1961
Mamie Gertrude Alcorn Watson died July 31
Felix L. Alcorn died July 22, 1971
Willie Alcorn Luck died December 17, 1972
Georgia Alcorn Bly died October 27, 1977
G. W. Alcorn Obt.
G. W. (George Washington) Alcorn, Prominent Putnam Countian Dies: G. W. (General) Alcorn, 74, Marschal of
the Tennessee Ct. under the late Chief Justice Mr. Landsen, died June 22 1935 at his home in Cookeville following
a stroke of paralysis some months ago.
General”Alcorn was one of Putnam County’ most prominent citizens and had served almost continously in one
capacity or another as an officer of the law since 1928. He enjoyed a wide acquaintance and prominent family
connection among whom was the late F. P. (Felix Patterson McGinnis), a half-brother, of Carthage.
Burial was made with Masonic honors, after services had been held by Rev. Dean Stroud and Rev. Dow A. Ensor.
Carthage Courier newspaper, Carthage, Smith Co., TN: 27 June 1935, front page.
General Alcorn, Well Known Citizen Dies Saturday: He held the office of Sheriff of Putnam County for 8 years
and was supreme Marshall.
G. W. Alcorn died Saturday at his home in this city following another paralytic stroke. George Washington Alcorn
was born in Buffalo Valley, TN, son of Esq. Robert Simpson Alcorn. He was nicknamed “ General”because of his
name, (George Washington). He married Miss Josephine Garner. They had 7 children: Mrs. Lela Gracey of
Cookeville, Mrs. Mamie Watson, Mrs. Georgia Bly, Miss Bessie Alcorn and Felix Alcorn, all of Williams, AR,
Mrs. Willis Luck of watertown and Robert L. Alcorn of Panama City, FL; 2 brothers, R. L. Alcorn (Robert Lee
Alcorn Jr.) and A. V. (Albert “Able”Van Alcorn) of Buffalo Valley, TN.
Funeral at family residence on Washington Ave., burial in Cookeville City Cemetery. Moved to Cookeville in
Herald newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 27 June 1935, front page.
Nancy Josephine (Garner) Alcorn Obt.
Mrs. G. W. (George Washington) Alcorn Funeral Rites Held: Mrs. Jpsephine Garner Alcorn, 92 died Thursday,
March 11 at her home on N. Washington Ave. after a prolonged illness.
Mrs. Alcorn a member of the Methodist Church was the daughter of John H. and Sarah Garner. She was born near
Buffalo Valley and lived in Putnam County all her life.
Her husband, G. W. Alcorn, known thoughout the county as “General”was Sheriff of Putnam County for 16 years.
He died in 1936.
Mrs. Alcorn was the mother of a large, fine family. Her home was her throne. She kept a very interested and
active mind and held a profound interest in local and world affairs. Flowers gathered from her garden have been a
source of joy to many thoughout the years.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at the First Methodist Church. The Rev. Bruce Strother,
pastor, officiated. Burial was in the Cookeville City Cemetery. Whitson Funeral Home was in charge of
Surviving are 2 sons, Felix Alcorn, Holbrook, AZ, Robert Alcorn, Chattanoochee, FL; 4 daughters, Mrs. F. D. Bly,
Pasadena, CA, Mrs. C. N. Gracey, Mrs. Fred Buck, and Miss Bessie Alcorn, all of Cookeville; 11 grandchildren, 6
great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Herald newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 19 March 1954, pg. 2.
Sidney E. Anderson Obt.
Esquire S. E. Anderson Dies at Buffalo Valley: Esquire S. E. Anderson, 68, died at his home near Buffalo Valley
Sunday morning at 6:00 after a few days illness of pneumonia. Mr. Anderson had represented the 9th District as a
member of the County Court for 35 years consecutively. Many years ago he was married to a Miss Bartlett. To
this union was born 1 daughter, Mrs. U. D. Jones of Silver Point who survives him. He is also survived by his wife,
Mrs. Mary Judd Anderson, a son Hobart Anderson of Dallas, TX; a sister, Mrs. Sis Alcorn of MdKennie, TX; 1
brother, Lewis also of TX, and 4 grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday evening by Rev. J. A. Harris of Baxter with interment near his home.
Herald newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 11 April 1935, front page.
Mary Ellen (Judd) Anderson Obt.
Mrs. Mary Ellen Anderson, 95, widow of Sidney E. Anderson died July 30 at the Cookeville General Hospital
following a short illness. Funeral services were held on Sunday in the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home at 2:00,
and burial was in the Daniel Bartlett Cemetery in Putnam Co., TN.
A native of Putnam County, Mrs. Anderson was the daugher of Marion & Zenith Judd.
Survivors are a son, W. H. Anderson, Arlington, TX; step-daughter, Mrs. Eugene “ D.” Jones, Silver Point;
grandson, W. L. Anderson, Arlington, TX, sister, Miss Allene Judd, Silver Point, TN.
Herald –Citizen newspaper, Cookeville, TN: Wednesday, 6 August 1969.
Mrs. Georgia (Alcorn) Bly Obt.
Mrs. Georgia Alcorn Bly, age 86, died October 27 in Pasadena, CA. She was the widown of Fletcher D. Bly.
Mrs. Bly was a native of Putnam County, TN, the daughter of the late G. W. & Josephine Garner Alcorn. During
her early life she taught in schools of Putnam County and continued this profession until retirement in Arizona.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. C. N. Gracey, Cookeville; a brother, Robert H. Alcorn, Tallahassee, FL & a number
of nieces and nephews.
Dispatch newspaper, TN: 2 November 1977.
Eris (Anderson) Bartlett Obt.
BOMA -- Funeral services for Eris Bartlett, 75, of Gainesville, Fla., will be held at 1 p.m. on Sat., March 17, at
New Home Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Home Cemetery in Boma.
The family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. on Fri., March 16, at Baxter Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bartlett died on Wed., March 14, 2001, at North Florida Regional Medical Center.
She was born on Aug. 3, 1925, in Boma to the late William Carson and Dealie Brown Anderson. Mrs. Bartlett was
Assistant Administrator with International Mission Board. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of
Her family includes her husband, Frank Bartlett of Gainesville; a brother, Gerald Brown Anderson of St.
Petersburg, Fla.; and two nephews, Gerald Lee of Lake Orion, Mich., and William Lee of Commerce, Mich.
Bro. Joel Moss will officiate at the services.
Published March 15, 2001 12:42 PM CST: Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN
Cordova (Fisher) Bartlett Obt.
BAXTER –Funeral services for Cordova Fisher Bartlett, 97, of Silver Point, will be held Thursday, February 25,
at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Baxter Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Bartlett Cemetery.
Mrs. Bartlett died Tuesday, February 23, 1993 at Masters Health Care Center.
She was born in Boma, November 6, 1895, to the late Pierce and Margaret Lowe Fisher.
Mrs. Bartlett was a homemaker. Her family includes three sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Louise Bartlett
and Lehman and Auda Bartlett, all of Silver Point, and Frank and Eris Bartlett of Gainesville, FL; one daughter and
son-in-law, Margaret and H. A. Wallace of West Liberty, KY; nine granchildren, ten great-grandchildn and one
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter and two daughters-in-law, Lillie Dale
Bartlett and Mary Ann Bartlett.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today after 2 p.m.
Bro. Gary Norton will officiate at the services.
Herald Citizen newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 24 February 1993.
Flossie Lucille (Neal) Bartlett Obt.
Entered into Eternal Res’ September 28, 1969.
Flossie Lucille (Neal) Bartlett ‘ t,
BARTLETT, Flossie Lucille, September 28, 1969, at a local infirmary. Survived by husband Ulysses Daniel
Bartlett; daughter, Jackie Ann (Bartlett) Calvetti, wife of Pete Calvetti of Hermitage, son, Bobby Bartlett,
Nashville, sister, Mrs. Jeff Williams, Buffalo Valley, TN, sister, Mrs. Robert Strubanic, Warren, MI, brothers, Earl
Neal, Lonnie Neal, Buffalo Valley, and Robert Neal, Donelson. Remains will be conveyed to Hooper and
Huddleston Funeral home, Cookeville, TN, where services will be conducted Monday, 2 o’ clock p.m. Active
Pallbearers, “Jack Williams, Jimmy Neal, Ronald Strubanic, Harold Bartlett, Lehman Bartlett, Kenneth Maynard,
Interments Algood Cemetery. Hibbett Hailey Funeral Home, 883-2361.
The Nashville Banner, Nashville, TN: 28 September 1969.
Henry Lansdon Bartlett Obt.
Funeral services for Henry Lansdon Bartlett, 78, were held from the chapel of Hooper-Huddleston Funeral Home
Friday, with Ernest Abston officiating.
Mr. Bartlett died Wednesday in the Cookeville General Hospital following a long illness. He was a native of
Putnam County, the son of the late Daniel Morgan and Mary Frances Alcorn Bartlett. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Maudie Jones Bartlett; 2 daughters Mrs. Cornelia Alcorn, Shelbyville, Mrs. Libby
Wallace, Donelson; 2 sons, Ulysses Bartlett, Nashville & Woodrow Bartlett, Romeo, MI; 1 brother, Virgil Bartlett,
Silver Point; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Bartlett was a member of the Church of Christ. Burial was in Crest Lawn Cemetery, Putnam Co., TN
Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 1 December 1966.
Lehman Bartlett Obt.
BAXTER – Funeral services for Lehman Bartlett, 80, of Silver Point, will be Friday, November 30, at 11 a.m. in
the chapel of Baxter Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, November 29, from 3-8 p.m.
Mr. Bartlett died Tuesday, November 27, 2001, at Masters Health Care Center.
The son of the late Virgil and Cordova Fisher Bartlett, he was born January 11, 1921, in Buffalo Valley.
Mr. Bartlett was a farmer and a civilian employee with the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers. He served in the U. S.
Army during World War II and was a member of the VFW and Silver Point Church of Christ.
His family includes his wife, Auda Sutton Bartlett of Silver Point; one daughter, Billye Margaret Bartlett of Silver
Point; one brother, Frank Bartlett of Gainesville, FL; one sister, Margaret Wallace of West Liberty, KY; and a hot
of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Bartlett; and an infant sister.
Honorary pallbearers will be the retired civilian employees of the resource office of Cordell Hull and Center Hill
Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 28 November 2001.
Mary (Alcorn) Bartlett Obt.
Mrs. Bartlett, a resident of Romeo, MI died Wednesday following an automobile accident which occurred in
She was a native of Putnam County, daughter of Mrs. Ethel Huddleston Alcorn of Denver, CO, and the late Lee
Alcorn. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her mother, survivors are her widower, Woodrow W. Bartlett of Romeo, MI; son, Norman Bartlett,
Pontiac, MI; 2 daughters, Mrs. Hilda Shelly, Commerce, MI, Mrs. Henri Paulsen, Littleton, NH; 14 grandchildren;
2 sisters, Mrs. Ruth Julian, Silver Point, TN and Mrs. Roberta Moss, Chattanooga; 2 brothers, Walter J. Alcorn,
Denver, CO and Allen Alcorn, Chattanooga, TN.
Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: Monday, 22 September 1969.
Mary Ann (Nichols) Bartlett Obt.
MICHIGAN –Funeral services for Mary Ann Bartlett, 63, of Fraser, MI will be held Wednesday, January 2, at 1
p.m. from the chapel of Hooper & Huddleston Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Crest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Bartlett died Saturday (December 29, 1990) at St. John’ Hospital in Detroit, MI.
A native of Buffalo Valley, she was the daughter of the late Jammie Nichols and Edith Maddux Neal.
Her family includes her husband, Frank Bartlett of Fraser, MI; two sons, Tom Bartlett of Ann Arbor, MI, and Joe
Bartlett of Gainesville, FL; one brother, James Nichols of Tampa, FL; two sisters, Betty Maynard of Smyrna and
Jan Carr of Warren, MI, and one granddaughter, Sara Lynn Bartlett.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, January 1, after 2 p.m.
Rev. Rose Mary Brown will officiate at the services.
Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 31 December 1990.
Maudie “Maud”Bell (Jones) Bartlett Obt.
Funeral services for Mrs. Maudie Jones Bartlett, 79, were held in the chapel of Hooper-Huddleston Funeral Home
Sunday with Rodney Cloud officiating. Burial was in Crest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Bartlett, a former resident of Putnam County, was residing in Donelson, TN, at the time of her death, which
occurred Friday (28th of August) in a Donelson hospital following a short illness.
A daughter of the late Pretty (Prettyman Jones Jr.) and Cornelia Burton Jones, she was the widow of Henry
Survivors are 2 daughters, Mrs. Dillon Wallace, Donelson, Mrs. Joe Alcorn, Shelbyville; 2 sons, Jack Bartlett, Old
Hickory, Woodrow Bartlett, Romeo, MI; 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; a great great-grandchild; 3
sisters, Mrs. Ray Prince, Southfield, MI, Mrs. Fred Medley, Romeo, MI and Mrs. Willard Hall, Nashville, TN.
Herald Citizen newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 31 August 1970.
Ulysses Daniel “Jack”Bartlett Obt.
COOKEVILLE – Funeral services for Ulysses Daniel “ Jack” Bartlett, 67, of Mt. Juliet, who died early
Wednesday morning in a Nashville Hospital will be held at 2:00, Friday, September 24 from the chapel of Hooper-
Huddleston Funeral Home with burial in the Crest Lawn Cemetery. Bro. John Brown will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Larry, Ricky, and Tony Calvetti, Carl Capps, Steve Ozmen and Jack Williams. The body will
lie in state at Hooper-Huddleston Funeral Home after 10:00 Friday.
Survivors incude a daughter, Mrs. Pete (Jackie Ann) Calvetti of Mt. Juliet, a son, Bobby Bartlett of Mt. Juliet; 2
sisters, Mrs. Libby Wallace of Donelson, and Mrs. Cornelia Alcorn of Shelbyville; a brother, Woodrow Bartlett of
Detroit, MI; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: Wednesday, 22 September 1976.
Virgil Morgan Bartlett Obt.
SILVER POINT –Funeral services Virgil Morgan Bartlett, 75, a retired farmer of Rt. 1, Silver Point were held
today at 2:00 in the chapel of Baxter Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Burgess officiating. Burial was in the
Mr. Bartlett died July 23 in Cookeville General Hospital following an extended illness. He was a native of Putnam
County, the son of Daniel Morgan Bartlett and Nancy Ann Maynard Bartlett.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Cordova Fisher Bartlett of Rt. 1, Silver Point; 3 sons, Harold Bartlett of Baxter,
Lehman Bartlett of Rt. 1, Silver Point and Frank Bartlett of Fraser, MI; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Ann Wallace of
West Liberty, KY; 9 grandchildren.
Herald Citizen newspaper, Cookeville, TN: Tuesday, 25 July 1972.
Woodrow W. Bartlett Obt.
BAXTER –Funeral services for Woodrow W. Bartlett, 77, were held in the Baxter Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston
Funeral Home today, March 20 at 2:00 with burial in the Crest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Bartlett was dead on arrival at Cookeville General Hospital Saturday (March 18, 1989).
A native of Putnam County, he was the son of the late Henry Lansdon Bartlett and Maudie Jones Bartlett.
He was a retired employee of the Cadillac Motor Co.
His family includes 1 son, Norman L. “ Bud”Bartlett of Pontiac, MI; 2 daughter Hilda Shelly of Franklin, KY and
Henri Myrtle Paulson of Louisville, KY; 2 sisters Elizabeth “Libby”Wallace of Nashville, and Cornelia Alcorn of
Shelbyville; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Herald Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: Monday, 22 September 1989.
Prilla (Bartlett) Golden Obt.
Funeral services for Mrs. Prilla Bartlett Golden, 66, who died in Toledo, OH, April 14 were held last Friday
afternoon at the Silver Point Presbyterian Church with Rev. J. T. Stewart officiating. Burial was in the Bartlett
Cemetery. Whitson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Putnam County, Mrs. Golden was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nashville.
Survivors are 2 daughters, Zuella A. Erwin of West Convenia, CA, Mrs. Sarah Bates of Monroe, MI; 2 sisters, Mrs.
Osia Maxwell, Akron, OH, Mrs. Pam Denton Maynard, Silver Point, TN; 2 brothers, Landson Bartlett, Baxter,
Virgil Bartlett, Silver Point; 12 grandchildren.
Luke Jones Obt.
Eternal Rest’on Sunday, January 5, 1975.
Luke Jones Entered into ‘
COOKEVILLE –Funeral services for Luke Jones 63, were to have been conducted from the chapel of Hooper &
Huddleston Funeral Home today at 1 p.m. with Ernest Abston officiating.
Mr. Jones, a former resident of Putnam County, died Sunday in a Nashville hospital following an extended illness.
He was a retired restaurant operator. He was a native of Putnam County and the son of the late Prettyman and
Cornelia Burton Jones.
Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Ray Prince, Southfield, MI, Mrs. Fred Medley, Romeo, MI, and Mrs. Willard
Hall, Nashville; and a brother, Hooper Jones, Nashville.
Burial was to be in Crest Lawn Cemetery, Putnam Co., TN.
The Nashville Banner, Nashville, TN: 7 January 1975.
Pamela Denton (Bartlett) Maxwell Maynard Obt.
Mrs. Pama Denton Maynard, 72, died January 21 at her home, Silver Point, TN, Rt. 1 after a short illness.
Funeral services are set for Wednesday at 2:00 at the Baxter Church of Christ with burial in Crest Lawn Memorial
Cemetery. W. G. Easton of Baxter will officiate. Mrs. Maynard was the daughter of the late Daniel Morgan
Bartlett and Nancy Ann Maynard. She was a native of Putnam County and a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Louis Ford, Silver Point, Rt. 1, Mrs. Helen Foster, Lebanon, TN; 2 brothers,
Virgil Bartlett, Rt.1, Silver Point and Henry Landson Bartlett, Baxter, Rt. 1; 3 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren.
The body is at the Baxter Funeral Home.
Citizen Newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 22 January 1963.
Felix McGinnis Obt.
Felix McGinnis (Felix Patterson McGinnis), 85, Is Called By Death: Felix McGinnis, 85 year old citizen of
Carthage and one of Smith County’ most prominent men died at this home at Carthage at 1:00 this morning after a
Funeral services were to be held Thursday afternoon at the Methodist Church at Carthage by the pastor the Rev. A.
P. Walker. Burial will take place at Carthage.
Mr. McGinnis was a native of Putnam County, having been born at Buffalo Valley. He was a merchant at Buffalo
Valley for many years and was always a prominent and progressive civic leader and a Christian gentleman. Mr.
McGinnis took an active part in church work at Carthage and had been a teacher of the men’ Bible class in his
church for the past 30 years resigning last year because of ill health. Mr. McGinnis is a half-brother of General
Alcorn of Cookeville.
He is survived by his widow, Victoria Jared McGinnis, and the following children: H. B. McGinnis, Roscoe
McGinnis of Carthage, Dewitt McGinnis of Los Angeles, CA, Mrs. G. A. Drake, Miss Ollie and Miss Allie Mae
McGinnis of Carthage.
Herald newspaper, Cookeville, TN: 28 February 1935, Thursday, front page.
Victoria (Jared) McGinnis Obt.
Mrs. McGinnis Dies of Illness: Funeral services for Mrs. Victoria Jared McGinnis, 96, widow of the late Felix P.
McGinnis, were conducted at the Carthage Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon by the pastor, the Rev. E. S.
Weakley and the Rev. Herman Norton, minister of the Christian Church. Burial was in Ridgewood Cemetery,
Smith Co., TN.
Mrs. McGinnis was the daughter of the late Josiah and Frances Bennett Jared of Putnam County, the last survivor
of their 9 children. Her grandfather, born in 1760, was a Virginian and a soldier of the American Revolution.
(Joseph Jared, s/o John Jared & Hannah Whitaker. Joseph Jared md 1st Martha Agnes “ Aggie” Beard – md 2nd
Elizabeth “Besty”Baker. Josiah Jared was the s/o, Joseph Jared & Elizabeth “ Besty”Baker. Joseph Jared was a
Revolutionary soldier. His father, John Jared and brother, William Jared also did service during the American
It was thought probable too that Mrs. McGinnis was the last surviving grandchild of a Revolutionary soldier in TN.
Her maternal grandmother, who was before her marriage, Miss Hettie Houston, was a near relative of General Sam
Mrs. McGinnis lived in Carthage more than 50 years and was the town’ oldest citizen. She had been a member of
the Methodist Church for more than 80 years.
Survivors are 3 daughters, Mrs. W. S. Farmer, Mrs. G. A. Drake, and Miss Allie Mae McGinnis of Carthage, and 3
sons, H. B. McGinnis, Roscoe McGinnis of Carthage, and Dewitt C. McGinnis of San Francisco, CA; 3
grandchildren, Mrs. Katherine Gore, Carthage, Mrs. Kenneth Robinson, Norfolk, VA and Houston McGinnis, Los
Angeles; 3 great-grandchildren; Jane and John Gore and Don Robinson.
Carthage newspaper, Carthage, Smith Co., TN: 21 May 1953, Thursday, 21 May 1953, front page.
1910 census 9th Civil Dist., Putnam Co., TN
Dwl: 43 Family: 45
Nancy Bartlett Head 55 F W Widow (6 children born, 4 children living) Farmer General Farm TN TN TN
Pam D. Bartlett Dau 19 F W M1 (2 yrs. md) (1 child born, 1 child living) TN TN TN
Prilla E. Bartlett Dau 16 F W Single TN TN TN
Travis V. Bartlett Son 15 M W Single TN TN TN
Virgel M. Bartlett Son 13 M W Single TN TN TN
1910 census 9th Civil Dist., Putnam Co., TN
Dwl: 44 Family: 46
Henry L. Bartlett Head 22 M W M1 (3 yrs. md) TN TN TN
Maudie M. Bartlett Wife 19 F W M1 (3 yrs. md) (2 children born, 2 children living)
Henry M. Bartlett Dau 2 F W Single TN TN TN
Ulysses Bartlett Son 1 5/12 M W Single TN TN TN
1910 census 9th Civil Dist., Putnam Co., TN
Dwl: 46 Family : 48
Sarah Garner Head 78 F W Widow Farmer General Farm TN TN TN
1910 census 9th Civil Dist., Putnam Co., TN
Dwl: 47 Family : 49
Robert L. Alcorn Head 43 M W M1 (22 yrs. md) Farmer General Farm TN TN TN
Josephine Alcorn Wife 39 F W M1 (22 yrs. md) (8 children born, 8 children living) TN TN TN
Hattie A. Alcorn Dau 20 F W Single TN TN TN
Robert F. Alcorn Son 18 M W Single Farm Laborer Home Farm TN TN TN
Clayton E. Alcorn Son 15 M W Single Farm Laborer Home Farm TN TN TN
Fitzhugh L. Alcorn Son 13 M W Single Farm Laborer Home Farm TN TN TN
William B. Alcorn Son 11 M W Single Farm Laborer Home Farm TN TN TN
Walter J. Alcorn Son 9 M W Single Farm Laborer Home Farm TN TN TN
Therman D. Alcorn Son 6 Single TN TN TN
Herman Alcorn Son 2 Single TN TN TN
1910 census 9th Civil Dist., Putnam Co., TN
Dwl: 50 Family : 52
Columbus Maxwell Head 30 M W 30 M1 (5 yrs. md) TN TN TN
Ocie Maxwell Wife 28 F W M1 (5 yrs. md) (2 children born, 2 children living) TN TN TN
Willie E. Maxwell Dau 3 F W Single TN TN TN
Lansden Maxwell Son 4/12 M W Single TN TN TN
1910 census 9th Civil Dist., Putnam Co., TN
Dwl: 51 –Family: 53
Prettyman Jones Head 68 M W M2 (21 yrs. md) Farmer General Farm TN TN TN
Matilda Jones Wife 56 F W M2 (21 yrs. md) (2 children born, 1 child living) TN TN TN
Bailey Jones Son 19 M W Single Salesman Retail Store TN TN TN
Frank Anderson Hiredman 23 M B Single Farm Laborer General Farm TN TN TN
Minnie Anderson Servant 21 F B Single Servant Private Family TN TN TN
Les Anderson Hiredman 20 M B Single TN TN TN
Daniel Morgan Bartlett: b. 16 November 1849, TN - d. 8 April 1904, s/o William B. Bartlett & Esther “Hester”
Lynn. Daniel M. Bartlett md 1st 28 July 1870, Mary Frances Alcorn, b. 6 August 1854, TN – d. 7 August 1889,
d/o Robert Simpson Alcorn Sr. & Martha J. Alexander. Daniel M. Bartlett md 2nd Nancy Ann Maynard. They had
Children of Daniel Morgan Bartlett & Mary Frances Alcorn:
William Robert Bartlett, b. 29 July 1871 –d. 29 May 1873
Hester Jane Bartlett, b. 27 November 1873 –d. 1 March 1895 md Sidney E. Anderson.
Callie Owen Bartlett, b. 23 February 1876 –d. 30 April 1882
Notie Eura Bartlett, b. 18 February 1878 –d. 20 April 1900 md Lem Jones.
Albert Sidney Bartlett, b. February 1880 –d. 17 January 1902
Osha Etta Bartlett, b. 5 March 1882 –md Christopher Columbus Maxwell.
Myrtle Frances Bartlett, b. 26 August 1884 –d. 26 January 1885
Joseph Alonzo Bartlett, b. 8 May 1886 –d. December 1906 md 12 January 1905, Myrtie Mae Maxwell, d/o Robert
Filmore Maxwell & Martha Ann Maddux.
Henry Lansdon Bartlett, b. 14 February 1888 –d. 1 December 1905 md Maudie “ Maud”Bell Jones, d/o Prettyman
Jones Jr., and Cornelia Burton Jones.
Children of Daniel Morgan Bartlett & Nancy Ann Maynard:
Pamela Denton Bartlett, b. 25 September 1890 –d. 21 January 1963
Riniard Sherman Bartlett, b. 3 April 1892 –d. 2 September 1892
Priscilla Bartlett, b. 16 September 1893
Travis Vernon Bartlett, b. 3 March 1895
Virgil Morgan Bartlett, b. 16 September 1896 –d. 23 July 1972 md Cordova Fisher, b. 6 November 1895 –
d. 23 February 1993, d/o Franklin Pierce Fisher & Margaret Elizabeth Lowe
Tina Jewel Bartlett, b. 28 March 1899 –d. 16 February 1901
L to R: Betty Fisher Martin, Margaret Elizabeth Lowe Kinnard Fisher
& Cordova Fisher Bartlett.
Margaret Elizabeth Lowe md 1st Pleasant Bohanan “Pleas”Kinnard,
md 2nd Franklin Pierce Fisher.
Margaret Elizabeth (Lowe) Kinnard Fisher is buried next to her 1 st
husband Pleasant Bohanan Kinnard in the Smellage Cemetery, Boma,
Putnam Co., TN. Her 2nd husband Franklin Pierce Fisher is also buried
in Smellage Cemetery, buried next to him is his 1st wife Frances
Virgil Morgan Bartlett: b. 16 September 1896 –d. 23 July 1972 md Cordova Fisher, b. 6 November 1895 –d. 23
February 1993, d/o Franklin Pierce Fisher & Margaret Elizabeth (Lowe) Kinnaird.
Children of Virgil Morgan Bartlett & Cordova Fisher:
1. Harold Bartlett md 1st Lily Dale Puckett, d/o Alfred Puckett – md 2nd Louise Mitchell, d/o Zina Mitchell
Sr. & Nannie Mayberry.
2. Lehman Bartlett, b. 11 January 1921 – d. 27 November 2001 md Auda Lunell Sutton, b. 22 November
1911, Putnam Co., TN – d. 30 January 2007, Silver Point, Putnam Co., TN, both buried in Crest Lawn
Cemetery, Putnam Co., TN. Auda Lunell Sutton, d/o Robert Lee Sutton & Martha Elizabeth Maynard.
3. Frank Bartlett md 1st Mary Ann Nichols, b. 16 June 1927 –d. 29 December 1990, buried in Crest Lawn
Cemetery, Putnam Co., TN. He md 2nd Eris Anderson, b. 3 August 1925, Boma, TN –d. 14 March 2001,
Gainesville, FL, buried in the New Home Cemetery, Boma, Putnam Co., TN. She was the d/o William
Carson and Dealie Brown Anderson.
Picture from the book: Siftings from Putnam County Tennessee by Mary Hopson, pg. 81.
Nathan Bartlett and wife, Mary Ann Terry Bartlett. He
was the son of William B. Bartlett and Ester Lynn
Bartlett. She was the daughter of Joseph Terry and
Elizabeth Terry-Terry. They were the parents of 11 Notie Bartlett, daughter of Daniel Morgan Bartlett and
children. Courtesy Maurine Ensor Patton, 1656 W. Mary Frances Alcorn Bartlett. She was the wife of Lem
Broad St., Cookeville, TN, 38501. Jones.
Courtesy of: Jackie Ann Bartlett Calvetti.
The Henry Lansdon Bartlett-Maude Bell Jones Bartlett Family
L to R: Maude Bell Jones Bartlett, Cornelia Bartlett, married Joe Alcorn; Henry
Lansdon Bartlett, Woodrow Bartlett, married Mary Alcorn; Ulysses Daniel
“Jack” Bartlett, married Flossie Lucille Neal; and Elizabeth Jewel “ Libby”
Bartlett, married Dillon Wallace.
Picture courtesy of Jackie Ann (Bartlett) Calvetti.