Archive for September, 2003

Sketch of Robert A. Southerland

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

Kimbro-Field: A History of the Kimbro and Field Families of Middle Tennessee byKenneth Kimbro, 1992, pp. 82-83John and Mary (Southerland) had ten children. Their third child, Robert A., was born January 7, 1839.

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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.

Jesse As A Cowboy

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

The Field Connection
by Joe Field, p.43

According to Joe Field, a grandson, Jesse Alexander Field and a friend decided to go to Texas and become cowboys. The two young men did just that, but after a while, they decided that “cowboying” wasn't what it was supposed to be. They wanted to come home, but had no money for the trip.
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Jesse A. M. Field

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

In 1898, Jesse A. M. Field purchased what was known as the “Old Springer Place,” and moved his family to Dickson County. He became the first in our line of Fields to live in that county. Below is a copy of the deed for the land.

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George Washington England

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

1860, January Dickson County Minute Books, Jan. 1853-Feb. 1866, MF Roll #22.
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George Washington England

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

Deed dated 7/31/1845
Dickson County, Tennessee, Book 29
Page 326
From: Washington and Eleanor England (spelled Elendor in document)
To: Methodist Trustees
Description: Land o­n which Eno Methodist Church was built.
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George Washington England

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

Land Grant dated 5/13/1840
Dickson County, Tennessee Land Grants
Book 20, Page 188, Number 17129
190 acres
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John A. Baker

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

Several deeds and land grants involving John A. Baker and Wife Eliza Baker
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H. E. Allen and Lena Allen-Montgomery County

by on Friday, September 19th, 2003

 DEED. Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville.

We have this day bargained and sold, and do hereby transfer,
and convey to……H. E. Allen and his wife Lena Allen
the following tract or parcel of land,lying and being
in…..20…. Civil District of Montgomery County, Tennessee.
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Workman Cemetery

by on Sunday, September 14th, 2003

Two small cemeteries o­n the top of a hill in a wooded area about 2 miles west of downtown Cumberland Furnace o­n property owned at the time by a Mr. Donald Killian. A distant cousin Mr. Eugene Higdon took me to them o­n May 22, 1985.
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