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Browning Cemetery Information – Obituary

by on Thursday, April 30th, 2009

I am looking for information on a couple that are buried in the Browning Family Cemetery. His name is William M. Purdom (b. 1880 d. 1969) and her name is Betty V. Purdom (b. 1908 d.?)

Obituary of Sallie Nesbitt Sizemore

by on Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

Obituary of Sallie Nesbitt Sizemore published in the Dickson County Herald April 19, 1912.

Funeral Homes

by on Friday, October 17th, 2003

Local area funeral home addresses and phone numbers.

Field, J.A.M. (Jess)

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

July 5, 1934: Obituary

Field, J.A.M. (Jess), 75, died 5 July 1934 at Eno; wife and three children survive.

Dickson County, Tennessee Cemetery Records and Obituaries by Jill K. Garrett and Iris H. McClain, Vo. II, 1970, p. 177.

Thomas Jefferson Biggers

by on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003

Thomas Jefferson Biggers Obit. He was the husband of Mary Jane McCrory, sister of the above referenced Harriet McCrory Sellers. The obituary incorrectly states that Mr. Biggers lived most of his life in Nashville when, in fact, he only lived in Davidson Co. for the last twenty years of his life. (He is listed in Dickson Co. census records of 1860 and 1870, and does not appeear in Davidson Co.census until 1880.) Mr.Biggers. died 23 Feb. 1900. This obit is from microfilm roll #49 containing the Nashville Banner, page 2 at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.


Harriet McCrory Sellers

by on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003

Obit for Harriet McCrory Sellers in Nashville, TN. She was a native of Dickson County, the daughter of John McCrory and Sarah Herrin McCrory. Her grandfather and great- grandfather, James McCrory Jr. and Sr. were pioneer settlers of Dickson Co., the elder James McCrory having received a North Carolina land grant in what is now Dickson Co. for his service in the Revolutionary War. (Source listed at end of obit.)

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