Ida ?

#126, b. circa 1883

Major Life Event

     Ida ? was born circa 1883 in Tennessee.1 She married first Unknown Bailey.2 She married second James Lee Roy Harper, son of James Thomas Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry, before 1930.2,1

Family of Ida and Unknown Bailey

Family of Ida and James Lee Roy Harper

Narrative

     Ida Bailey was a widow with two sons, Julian and Bill when she married Roy Harper.

U. S. Census Records

Census1930Ida Harper was listed as wife at age 47, born in Tennessee, in the household of James Lee Roy Harper in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1930 enumerated 14 April 1930.3

Citations

  1. [S961] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 9A, ED194, line 2, dwelling 116, family 145.
  2. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  3. [S961] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 9A, ED194, line 1, dwelling 116, family 145.

George Henry Hulan

#127, b. 22 November 1869

Major Life Event

     George Henry Hulan was born on 22 November 1869 in Tennessee.1,2,3,4,5,6 He married Bessie Marie Harper, daughter of James Thomas Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry, on 10 May 1894.2

Family of George and Bessie Marie Harper

Narrative

     George was employed in a harness factory.

     Photo is of the family of George Henry Hulan and Bessie Harper Hulan believed to be on the event of George's 60th birthday. It was taken at their home on Park Place and E. Land, Shelbyville, Tennessee.

1st row left to right: William Elwood (Bud) Hulan (son of Howard & Wilsie), Mary Howard Hulan Gowen (daughter of Howard & Wilsie), Elizabeth Owen (Pat) Hulan Wall (daughter of Howard & Wilsie), Ralph Ewing (Pete) Poplin (son of Milbrey)

2nd row left to right: Lillian Marie Poplin [later Mrs. Tom Bercik of Clairton PA] (daughter of Milbrey), Bessie Marie Harper (Mrs. G.H. Hulan), James Ross (Hap) Hulan (son of Howard & Wilsie), George Hulan, Sr., Jane Conner (daughter of Ray & Pearl), William Ray Conner, Jr. (son of Ray & Pearl)

3rd Row left to right: George Henry Hulan, Jr., Milbrey Ewing Hulan Poplin Nance (Mrs. Fred), James Howard Hulan, Wilsie Woosley Hulan (Mrs. Howard), W. Ray Conner, Georgie Pearl Hulan Conner, Lee Roy Snyder Hulan.

U. S. Census Records

Census1900George Henry Hulan was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census enumerated 15 June 1900, in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 30, occupation as a harness maker, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Bessie Marie Hulan and Pearl Harper.3
Census1910George Henry Hulan was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census enumerated 10 May 1910, in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 40, occupation as a harness maker, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Bessie Marie Hulan, Ida Vanetta Harper and Laurel Augusta Harper.4
Census1920G. H. Hulan was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census enumerated 10 January 1920, in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 50, occupation as manufacturer (saddle shop), born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Bessie Marie Hulan.5
Census1930In the Census of 1930 enumerated 7 April 1930, George Henry Hulan was listed as head of household in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 60, occupation as a harness factory owner, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Bessie Marie Hulan.6

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S915] Harper Family Bible.
  3. [S1554] 1 June 1900, 1900 U. S. Census, Bedford Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12B, ED10, line 66, dwelling 258, family 259.
  4. [S1400] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Bedford Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 106A, ED11, line 25, dwelling 7, family 7.
  5. [S1553] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Bedford Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 15A, ED10, line 25, dwelling 311, family 347.
  6. [S953] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Bedford Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 2B, ED11, line 62, dwelling 40, family 48.

George W. Davidson

#133, b. circa 1874, d. circa 1952

Major Life Event

     George W. Davidson was born circa 1874 in Tennessee.1,2,3 He married Launa Myrtle Jones, daughter of James Thomas Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry, circa 1901 in Tennessee.4,3 George died circa 1952.5

Family of George and Launa Myrtle Harper

U. S. Census Records

Census1910George W. Davidson was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census enumerated 26 April 1910, in Dickson, Dickson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 36, occupation as insurance agent, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Launa Myrtle Davidson.1
Census1920George W. Davidson was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census enumerated 16 January 1920, in Dickson, Dickson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 46, occupation as a life insurance agent, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Launa Myrtle Davidson.2
Census1930In the Census of 1930 enumerated 7 April 1930, G. W. Davidson was listed as head of household in Dickson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 56, occupation as a salesman for an insurance co., born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Luna Davidson, J. T. Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry.3

Citations

  1. [S1552] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Dickson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 85A, ED6, line 36, dwelling 322, family 342.
  2. [S1551] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Dickson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 21A, ED7, line 16, dwelling 420, family 478.
  3. [S963] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Dickson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED8, line 62, dwelling 84, family 100.
  4. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  5. [S826] Dick Hulan, "Harper/Hulan/Mullins/Nokes e-mail from Dick Hulan," e-mail to Paul E. Lawrence.

William Ross Duke

#134, b. circa 1881

     Conflicting evidence states that William Ross Duke was born circa 1881 in Alabama.1,2,3

Major Life Event

     William Ross Duke was born circa 1881 in Georgia.4 He married Edna Pearl Harper, daughter of James Thomas Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry, circa 1903.5,2,6

Family of William and Edna Pearl Harper

U. S. Census Records

Census1910William Ross Duke was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census enumerated 15 April 1910, in Caldwell, Sumner Co., Kansas. He was listed at age 29, occupation as a yard master at the railroad yards, born in Alabama. Also enumerated in the household: Edna Pearl Duke and James Thomas Harper.2
Census1920W. R. Duke was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census enumerated 15 January 1920, in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas. He was listed at age 40, occupation as a oil operator, born in Alabama. Also enumerated in the household: Pearl Duke.3
Census1930In the Census of 1930 enumerated 9 April 1930, William Ross Duke was listed as head of household in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas. He was listed at age 49, occupation as a Petrolium oil operator, born in Georgia. Also enumerated in the household: Edna Pearl Duke.4

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S1399] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Sumner Co., Kansas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 23A, ED150, line 42, dwelling 10, family 10.
  3. [S1555] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12A, ED123, line 21, dwelling 202, family 235.
  4. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 19A, ED34, line 1, dwelling 180, family 180.
  5. [S826] Dick Hulan, "Harper/Hulan/Mullins/Nokes e-mail from Dick Hulan," e-mail to Paul E. Lawrence.
  6. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 19A, ED34, line 2, dwelling 180, family 180.

Edna Moore

#135, b. circa 1893

Major Life Event

     Edna Moore was born circa 1893 in Tennessee.1,2,3 She married Frank Omohundro Harper, son of James Thomas Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry, circa 1912.1,4

Child of Edna and Frank Omohundro Harper

U. S. Census Records

Census1920Edna Harper was listed as wife at age 27, born in Tennessee, in the household of Frank Omohundro Harper in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1920 enumerated 7 February 1920.5
Census1930Edna Harper was listed as wife at age 36, born in Tennessee, in the household of Frank Omohundro Harper in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1930 enumerated 7 April 1930.4

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S1013] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 26A, ED117, line 9, dwelling 496, family 522.
  3. [S952] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 2A, ED195, line 45, dwelling 30, family 30.
  4. [S952] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 2A, ED195, line 44, dwelling 30, family 30.
  5. [S1013] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 26A, ED117, line 8, dwelling 496, family 522.

Cecile M. Harper

#136, b. circa 1913, d. before 1 September 1972

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherFrank Omohundro Harper b. 10 May 1888, d. Dec 1971
MotherEdna Moore b. c 1893

Major Life Event

     Cecile M. Harper was born circa 1913 in Tennessee.1,2,3 Cecile died before 1 September 1972.4

Narrative

     Cecile is listed as a son in the 1920 U. S. Census and a daughter in the 1930 U. S. Census.

U. S. Census Records

Census1920Cecile M. Harper was listed as a son at age 6, born in Tennessee, in the household of Frank Omohundro Harper in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1920 enumerated 7 February 1920.5
Census1930Cecile M. Harper was listed as a daughter at age 17, born in Tennessee, in the household of Frank Omohundro Harper in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1930 enumerated 7 April 1930.6

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S1013] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 26A, ED117, line 10, dwelling 496, family 522.
  3. [S952] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 2A, ED195, line 46, dwelling 30, family 30.
  4. [S826] Dick Hulan, "Harper/Hulan/Mullins/Nokes e-mail from Dick Hulan," e-mail to Paul E. Lawrence, e-mail 25 November 2008.
  5. [S1013] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 26A, ED117, line 8, dwelling 496, family 522.
  6. [S952] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 2A, ED195, line 44, dwelling 30, family 30.

Arthur Porter Oakes

#137, b. circa 1891

Major Life Event

     Arthur Porter Oakes was born circa 1891 in Kentucky.1,2,3 He married Laurel Augusta Harper, daughter of James Thomas Harper and Ida Vanetta McMurry, circa 1911.4

Children of Arthur and Laurel Augusta Harper

U. S. Census Records

Census1920A. P. Oakes was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census enumerated 19 January 1920, in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas. He was listed at age 30, occupation as a superintendent at a newspaper, born in Kentucky. Also enumerated in the household: Laurel Augusta Oakes and Porter Oakes.2
Census1930In the Census of 1930 enumerated 4 April 1930, Arthur Porter Oakes was listed as head of household in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas. He was listed at age 39, occupation as an operator in the oil industry, born in Kentucky. Also enumerated in the household: Laurel Augusta Oakes, Porter Oakes and Ann Oakes.3

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S1555] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 20B, ED122, line 80, dwelling 429, family 461.
  3. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED32, line 89, dwelling 77, family 78.
  4. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED32, line 90, dwelling 77, family 78.

Porter Oakes

#138, b. circa 1919

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherArthur Porter Oakes b. c 1891
MotherLaurel Augusta Harper b. 6 Sep 1893, d. May 1970

Major Life Event

     Porter Oakes was born circa 1919 in Texas.1,2,3

U. S. Census Records

Census1920Porter Oakes was listed as a son at age 18 months, born in Texas, in the household of A. P. Oakes in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, in the Census of 1920 enumerated 19 January 1920.4
Census1930Porter Oakes was listed as a son at age 11, born in Tennessee, in the household of Arthur Porter Oakes in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, in the Census of 1930 enumerated 4 April 1930.5

Citations

  1. [S826] Dick Hulan, "Harper/Hulan/Mullins/Nokes e-mail from Dick Hulan," e-mail to Paul E. Lawrence.
  2. [S1555] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 20B, ED122, line 82, dwelling 429, family 461.
  3. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED32, line 91, dwelling 77, family 78.
  4. [S1555] 1 January 1920, 1920 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 20B, ED122, line 80, dwelling 429, family 461.
  5. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED32, line 89, dwelling 77, family 78.

Ann Oakes

#139, b. circa 1923

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherArthur Porter Oakes b. c 1891
MotherLaurel Augusta Harper b. 6 Sep 1893, d. May 1970

Major Life Event

     Ann Oakes was born circa 1923 in Texas.1 She married Thomas W. Fowler.2

Family of Ann and Thomas W. Fowler

U. S. Census Records

Census1930Ann Oakes was listed as a daughter at age 7, born in Tennessee, in the household of Arthur Porter Oakes in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, in the Census of 1930 enumerated 4 April 1930.3

Citations

  1. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED32, line 92, dwelling 77, family 78.
  2. [S826] Dick Hulan, "Harper/Hulan/Mullins/Nokes e-mail from Dick Hulan," e-mail to Paul E. Lawrence.
  3. [S954] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Wichita Co., Texas, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED32, line 89, dwelling 77, family 78.

William Clark McMurry

#140, b. circa 1820, d. August 1879

Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Paul Edward Lawrence
ChartsPaternal Ancestors
FatherSimpson McMurry b. 25 Apr 1796
MotherJane Clarke b. c 1796

Major Life Event

     William Clark McMurry was born circa 1820 in Kentucky.1,2,3,4 He married Hannah Elizabeth Sloan, daughter of John Henry Sloan and Angeline Elizabeth Jessup, on 31 October 1848 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.5,6 William died in August 1879 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1

Children of William and Hannah Elizabeth Sloan

Narrative

     The following was found in the Nashville City Directory pertaining to William C. McMurry:

     1865, William McMurry, Clerk, home S. Market & Murfreesboro Pike
     1866, W. C. McMurry, Clerk, home S. Market near S. Nashville
     1867, William C. McMurry, Druggist, 19 Public Square, home 2 S. Jefferson
     1868, William C. McMurry, Druggist, 19 Public Square, home 42 S. Jefferson
     1869, W. C. McMurry, prescriptionist, 11 Public Square, home 332 S. Sumner
     1870, W. C. McMurry, prescriptionist, 12 Public Square, home 332 S. Sumner
     1871, W. C. McMurry, prescriptionist, 12 Public Square, home 122 Filmore
     1880, Hannah E. McMurray, widow of William, Fillmore near Maury
     1881, Elizabeth McMurray widow of William, home 104 Maury

     William was a druggist for most of his life, but it got so the hours were too long for him. He quit the drug business and had a coal yard when he died.7

U. S. Census Records

Census1850In the Census of 1850 enumerated 18 October 1850, W. C. McMurry was listed as a head of household in Davidson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 30, occupation as a merchant, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Elizabeth McMurry, Elizabeth Jessup and Mary Sloan.2
Census1860In the Census of 1860 enumerated 15 June 1860, William Clark McMurry was listed as a head of household in Davidson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 40, occupation as a farmer with real estate value of $10,000 and personal estate value of $1000, born in Kentucky. Also enumerated in the household: Eliza McMurry, Ellen A. McMurry, Angeline Elizabeth McMurry and Ida Vanetta McMurry.4
Census1870In the Census of 1870 enumerated 21 July 1870, William Clark McMurry was listed as a head of household in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 51, occupation as a physcian with property value of $200, born in Kentucky. Also enumerated in the household: Hannah Elizabeth McMurry, Angeline Elizabeth McMurry, Ida Vanetta McMurry, William Mortimer McMurry, Lee Anderson McMurry, Frank Devillo McMurry and Aeolia Belle McMurry.3

Citations

  1. [S379] Letter, Anne Sloan to Paul E. Lawrence, August 9, 1999, charts and reports.
  2. [S485] 1850 U. S. Census, Coffee & Davidson Cos., Tennessee, U. S. Population Schedule, p. 147A, Line 14, Dwelling 820, Family 926.
  3. [S878] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, City of Nashville, Tennessee, page 428, line 14, dwelling 318, family 290.
  4. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 104, line 7, dwelling 90, family 90.
  5. [S76] Jeannette Tillotson Acklen, Tennessee Records - Bible Records and Marriage Bonds, page 5.
  6. [S553] Davidson Co., TN Marriage Records: book 3, page 30; Microfilm.
  7. [S876] Interview, Bessis (Harper) Hulan, ca. 1959/60.

Hannah Elizabeth Sloan

#141, b. circa 1832, d. July 1897

Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Paul Edward Lawrence
ChartsPaternal Ancestors
FatherJohn Henry Sloan b. 19 Jun 1804, d. 2 Sep 1890
MotherAngeline Elizabeth Jessup b. c 1812, d. 27 Dec 1885

Major Life Event

     Hannah Elizabeth Sloan was born circa 1832 in New York.1,2,3,4 She married William Clark McMurry, son of Simpson McMurry and Jane Clarke, on 31 October 1848 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.5,6 Hannah died in July 1897.7 She was interred in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.7

Children of Hannah and William Clark McMurry

Narrative

     Hannah was also known as Angeline.

     In her younger days, Hannah was considered a belle of Nashville. She was pretty as an old lady also. She had rheumatism and was practically an invalid unable to get around.8

U. S. Census Records

Census1850Elizabeth McMurry was listed at age 18, born in New York, as a member of the household of W. C. McMurry in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1850 enumerated 18 October 1850.9
Census1860Eliza McMurry was listed at age 22?, born in New York, as a member of the household of William Clark McMurry in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 15 June 1860.10
Census1870Hannah Elizabeth McMurry was listed at age 36, born in New York, as a member of the household of William Clark McMurry in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 21 July 1870.11
Census1880In the Census of 1880 enumerated 3 June 1880, Anna Murry was listed as head of household in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee. She was listed at age 47 and widow, occupation as keeping house, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Willie Murry, Lee Murry, Frank Murry and Bell Murry.4

Citations

  1. [S485] 1850 U. S. Census, Coffee & Davidson Cos., Tennessee, U. S. Population Schedule, p. 147A, Line 15, Dwelling 820, Family 926.
  2. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 104, line 8, dwelling 90, family 90.
  3. [S878] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, City of Nashville, Tennessee, page 428, line 15, dwelling 318, family 290.
  4. [S877] 1 June 1880, 1880 U. S. Census, Davidson Co. (second part), Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 207A, line 35, dwellilng 8, family 8.
  5. [S76] Jeannette Tillotson Acklen, Tennessee Records - Bible Records and Marriage Bonds, page 5.
  6. [S553] Davidson Co., TN Marriage Records: book 3, page 30; Microfilm.
  7. [S379] Letter, Anne Sloan to Paul E. Lawrence, August 9, 1999, charts and reports.
  8. [S876] Interview, Bessis (Harper) Hulan, ca. 1959/60.
  9. [S485] 1850 U. S. Census, Coffee & Davidson Cos., Tennessee, U. S. Population Schedule, p. 147A, Line 14, Dwelling 820, Family 926.
  10. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 104, line 7, dwelling 90, family 90.
  11. [S878] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, City of Nashville, Tennessee, page 428, line 14, dwelling 318, family 290.

Elizabeth D. Gregory

#142, b. 27 August 1847, d. 14 October 1911

Elizabeth (Gregory) Lawrence and grandson Allen B. Lawrence, Jr.

Major Life Event

     Elizabeth D. Gregory was born on 27 August 1847 in Gallatin, Sumner Co., Tennessee.1,2,3,4 She married John William Lawrence, son of Lemuel Lawrence and Nancy Daniel, on 18 July 1872 in Sumner Co., Tennessee.5,6 Elizabeth died on 14 October 1911 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, at age 64.1 She was interred on 19 October 1911 in Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.7

Children of Elizabeth and John William Lawrence

U. S. Census Records

Census1880Elizabeth D. Lawrence was listed as wife at age 33, born in Tennessee, in the household of John William Lawrence in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1880 enumerated 9 June 1880.8
Census1900Elizabeth D. Lawrence was listed as wife at age 52, born in Tennessee, in the household of John William Lawrence in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1900 enumerated 13 June 1900.9
Census1910Elizabeth D. Lawrence was listed as wife at age 62, born in Tennessee, in the household of John William Lawrence in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1910 enumerated 27 April 1910.10

Citations

  1. [S137] Earl Lawrence Smith, "Lawrence-Gregory, Family Group Sheet."
  2. [S304] Jolee Love, Love's Valley, page 444.
  3. [S1015] 1 June 1900, 1900 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12A, ED111, line 28, dwelling 209, family 235.
  4. [S1014] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 16B, ED66, line 91, dwelling 334, family 352.
  5. [S632] Lawrence Family Bible.
  6. [S1084] Era W. Stinson and Elizabeth Sue Spurlock, Sumner Co., TN Marriages 1839-1875, page 79.
  7. [S300] Cemetery Record, Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee.
  8. [S602] 1 June 1880, 1880 U. S. Census, Davidson Co. (third part), Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 101B, line 45, family 144.
  9. [S1015] 1 June 1900, 1900 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12A, ED111, line 27, dwelling 209, family 235.
  10. [S1014] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 16B, ED66, line 90, dwelling 334, family 352.

Viola May Smith

#143, b. 4 September 1908, d. 25 April 1912

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherJohn Wise Smith [Sr.] b. 18 Feb 1885, d. 30 Dec 1965
MotherLessie Maie Lawrence b. 27 Jun 1883, d. 4 Jan 1955

Major Life Event

     Viola May Smith was born on 4 September 1908 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 Viola died of broncho-pneuonia on 25 April 1912 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, at age 3.1,4 She was interred on 27 April 1912 in Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.4

U. S. Census Records

Census1910Viola May Smith was listed as a granddaughter at age one year eight months, born in Tennessee, in the household of Henry Smith Lawrence in Ward 18, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1910 enumerated 27 April 1910.5

Citations

  1. [S144] Earl Lawrence Smith, "Smith, Leslie-Lawrence, Family Group Sheet."
  2. [S536] Viola May Smith (name not on certificate), Certificate of Birth No. 1202 (4 September 1908).
  3. [S1014] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 16B, ED66, line 100, dwelling 335, family 353.
  4. [S535] Viola May Smith, Viola May Smith Death Certificate.
  5. [S1014] 15 April 1910, 1910 U. S. Census, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 16B, ED66, line 96, dwelling 335, family 353.

Elizabeth Billings

#144, b. 13 April 1784, d. 23 August 1870

Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Paul Edward Lawrence
ChartsPaternal Ancestors

Major Life Event

     Elizabeth Billings was born on 13 April 1784 in Virginia.1,2,3,4 She married William Bumpass, son of William Bumpass and Unknown Coleman, on 28 June 1804 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.5,6 Elizabeth died on 23 August 1870 in Davidson Co., Tennessee, at age 86.1 She was interred on 1 November 1870 in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.1

Children of Elizabeth and William Bumpass

Narrative

     Elizabeth was also known as Betsy.

U. S. Census Records

Census1850Elizabeth Bumpass was listed at age 66, born in Virginia, as a member of the household of William Bumpass in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1850 enumerated 3 September 1850.7
Census1860Elizabeth Bumpass was listed at age 75, born in Virginia, as a member of the household of William Bumpass in 11th Civil District, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 4 June 1860.8
Census1870Elizabeth Billings was listed at age 88, born in Virginia, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.9

Citations

  1. [S239] Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Lot Owner Card File Copy in researcher's file, plot purchased by J. B. Grizzard and J. F. Robertson.
  2. [S462] Martha Adella (Bumpass) Grizzard, Death Certificate.
  3. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 30, dwelling 51, family 51.
  4. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 13, dwelling 189, family 192.
  5. [S552] William Bumpass-Betsy Billings, Marriage Record 1804-05, 3 November 1804 Tennessee State Archives, book 1, page 81.
  6. [S1043] Bryon & Barbara Sistler, Early Middle Tennessee Marriages, page 75.
  7. [S485] 1850 U. S. Census, Coffee & Davidson Cos., Tennessee, U. S. Population Schedule, p. 277A, Dwelling 142, Family 142.
  8. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 29, dwelling 51, family 51.
  9. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.

George Washington Hill1

#145, b. circa 1843, d. before 9 May 1884

RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherAlexander Hill b. c 1808, d. a 6 Jun 1880
MotherFlorence Omega Bumpass b. 9 Aug 1820, d. 30 Mar 1905

Major Life Event

     George Washington Hill was born circa 1843 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.2,3,4,5 He married Abigail Ophelia Webster on 12 November 1874 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.2 George died before 9 May 1884 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee. In the Nashville City Directory of 1885, Ophelia, George's wife, was listed as a widow. On 9 May 1884, Mrs. A. O. Hill purchased a lot from Peter A. Cartwright in the Cartwright subdivision of the Boyd Tract in the 10th Civil District of Davidson County. She probably was a widow by that time.6

Children of George and Abigail Ophelia Webster

U. S. Census Records

Census1860George Washington Hill was listed at age 17, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in 11th Civil District, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 4 June 1860.7
Census1870George Washington Hill was listed at age 27, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.8
Census1880In the Census of 1880 enumerated 15 June 1880, George Washington Hill was listed as head of household in District 11, Davidson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 37, occupation as a farmer, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Abigail Ophelia Hill, Oscar N. Hill and George Washington Hill Jr.5

Citations

  1. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, Alexander Hill - Omega Oma Bumpass Indented Descendent Chart.
  2. [S129] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN.
  3. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 20, dwelling 49, family 49.
  4. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 5, dwelling 189, family 192.
  5. [S602] 1 June 1880, 1880 U. S. Census, Davidson Co. (third part), Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 171A, ED71, line 1, family 197.
  6. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, Alexander Hill Family Narrative.
  7. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 18, dwelling 49, family 49.
  8. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.

William Alexander Hill

#146, b. circa 1846, d. 11 February 1901

RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherAlexander Hill b. c 1808, d. a 6 Jun 1880
MotherFlorence Omega Bumpass b. 9 Aug 1820, d. 30 Mar 1905

Major Life Event

     William Alexander Hill was born circa 1846 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1,2,3,4 He married Mary E. Jackson on 12 November 1871 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.1 William died on 11 February 1901 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee. William is believed to be buried in a family cemetery about nine miles out Granny White Pike, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.1,5

Children of William and Mary E. Jackson

U. S. Census Records

Census1860William Alexander Hill was listed at age 15, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in 11th Civil District, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 4 June 1860.6
Census1870William Alexander Hill was listed at age 24, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.7
Census1880In the Census of 1880 enumerated 16 June 1880, William Alexander Hill was listed as head of household in District 11, Davidson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 34, occupation as a farmer, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Mandy E. Hill, Bettie Hill, John Barnes Hill and Willie M. Hill.4

Citations

  1. [S129] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN.
  2. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 21, dwelling 49, family 49.
  3. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 6, dwelling 189, family 192.
  4. [S602] 1 June 1880, 1880 U. S. Census, Davidson Co. (third part), Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 171B, ED71, line 8, family 207.
  5. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, William Alexander Hill - Mary E. Jackson Chart.
  6. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 18, dwelling 49, family 49.
  7. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.
  8. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, Alexander Hill - Omega Oma Bumpass Indented Descendent Chart.

John Bumpass Hill

#147, b. December 1853, d. 27 January 1901

RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherAlexander Hill b. c 1808, d. a 6 Jun 1880
MotherFlorence Omega Bumpass b. 9 Aug 1820, d. 30 Mar 1905

Major Life Event

     John Bumpass Hill was born in December 1853 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 He married Ida Jane Webster on 16 December 1879 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.4 John died on 27 January 1901 in Davidson Co., Tennessee, at age 47.4,5

Children of John and Ida Jane Webster

U. S. Census Records

Census1860John Bumpass Hill was listed at age 8, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in 11th Civil District, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 4 June 1860.6
Census1870John Bumpass Hill was listed at age 18, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.7
Census1900John Bumpass Hill was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census enumerated 13 June 1900, in Civil District 18, Davidson Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 46, occupation as a salesman, feed and grain, born in Tennessee. Also enumerated in the household: Ida Jane Hill, Charles A. Hill, William Morrow Hill, Lazinka Buford Hill, John Calvin Hill, Abigail Ophelia Hill and George Washington Hill Jr.3

Citations

  1. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 22, dwelling 49, family 49.
  2. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 7, dwelling 189, family 192.
  3. [S1398] 1 June 1900, 1900 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 13A, ED133, line 1, dwelling 228, family 230.
  4. [S129] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN.
  5. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, John Bumpass Hill - Ida Jane Webster Chart.
  6. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 18, dwelling 49, family 49.
  7. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.
  8. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, Alexander Hill - Omega Oma Bumpass Indented Descendent Chart.

Margaret Ellen Hill

#148, b. circa 1855

RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherAlexander Hill b. c 1808, d. a 6 Jun 1880
MotherFlorence Omega Bumpass b. 9 Aug 1820, d. 30 Mar 1905

Major Life Event

     Margaret Ellen Hill was born circa 1855 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 She married James W. Kirby on 14 January 1873 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1

Family of Margaret and James W. Kirby

Narrative

     Margaret was also known as Maggie.

U. S. Census Records

Census1860Margaret Ellen Hill was listed at age 6, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in 11th Civil District, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 4 June 1860.4
Census1870Maggie E. Hill was listed at age 15, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.5

Citations

  1. [S129] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN.
  2. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 23, dwelling 49, family 49.
  3. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 8, dwelling 189, family 192.
  4. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 18, dwelling 49, family 49.
  5. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.

Christopher Columbus Hill

#149, b. circa 1856

RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherAlexander Hill b. c 1808, d. a 6 Jun 1880
MotherFlorence Omega Bumpass b. 9 Aug 1820, d. 30 Mar 1905

Major Life Event

     Christopher Columbus Hill was born circa 1856 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 He married Elizabeth R. Kean on 29 January 1885 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.1

Family of Christopher and Elizabeth R. Kean

Narrative

     Christopher appears to have left Nashville after the death of his wife.

U. S. Census Records

Census1860Christopher Columbus Hill was listed at age 4, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in 11th Civil District, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1860 enumerated 4 June 1860.4
Census1870Christopher Columbus Hill was listed at age 14, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.5

Citations

  1. [S129] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN.
  2. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 24, dwelling 49, family 49.
  3. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 9, dwelling 189, family 192.
  4. [S907] 1 June 1860, 1860 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 7, line 18, dwelling 49, family 49.
  5. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.

Neal S. B. Hill1

#150, b. circa 1862, d. after 5 June 1880

RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherAlexander Hill b. c 1808, d. a 6 Jun 1880
MotherFlorence Omega Bumpass b. 9 Aug 1820, d. 30 Mar 1905

Major Life Event

     Neal S. B. Hill was born circa 1862 in Davidson Co., Tennessee.2,3,4 Neal died after 5 June 1880.2

U. S. Census Records

Census1870Neal S. B. Hill was listed at age 8, born in Tennessee, as a member of the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1870 enumerated 18 August 1870.5
Census1880Neal S. B. Hill was listed as 20 at age Tennessee, in the household of Alexander Hill in Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the Census of 1880 enumerated 6 June 1880.6

Citations

  1. [S4749] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN Part 4, Alexander Hill - Omega Oma Bumpass Indented Descendent Chart.
  2. [S129] William S. Corn, John & Margaret Hill of Rockingham County NC and Davidson County TN.
  3. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 11, dwelling 189, family 192.
  4. [S602] 1 June 1880, 1880 U. S. Census, Davidson Co. (third part), Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 164D, ED71, line 4, family 66.
  5. [S1394] 1 June 1870, 1870 U. S. Census, Davidson Co., Tennessee, Districts 2-16, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 391, line 3, dwelling 189, family 192.
  6. [S602] 1 June 1880, 1880 U. S. Census, Davidson Co. (third part), Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 164D, ED71, line 2, family 66.