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Genealogical abstracts from reported deaths, the Nashville Christian advocate

Nashville Christian advocate (Nashville, Tennessee)
by Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
Books/Monographs/Book with Fiche
English
[Jackson, Tennessee] : J.K.T. Smith, c1997-c2003
v. : facsims., ports.

Notes

Double-sided photocopies have been made out of single-sided originals for the 1847-1851, 1890-1896, 1908-1914 volumes.

Early Methodist journals/newspapers recognized the importance of publishing obituaries of ordinary persons as well as those well-known or preachers. Persons of other denominations contributed obituaries of their deceased relatives to the Methodist newspaper. Includes death notices for people who died in the South, primarily in Tennessee and Kentucky, but also including the states of Alabama, Virginia, Missouri, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas and North Carolina for the years 1852-1856.

Includes surname indexes.

Contents: 1847-1849 -- 1850-1851 -- 1857-1860 -- 1869-1871 (also includes deaths from Methodist newspapers in a miscellaneous collection at Lambuth Univ., 1870, 1874-1877, 1880-1881; 3 biographical sketches that include Uncle Ben Abernathy, Ann Kesterman, Uncle Tommy Davidson; three loose obituaries from Robert Venable Taylor collection, 1906, 1913, 1908) -- 1861, 1872-1873 -- 1885-1886 -- 1887-1889 -- 1890-1893 -- 1894-1896 -- 1897-1899 -- 1900-1901 -- 1902-1904 -- 1905-1907 -- 1908-1910 -- 1911-1914.

Library has combined the following groups of volumes into 1 vol.: 1847-1849 & 1850-1851; 1890-1893 & 1894-1896; 1897-1899 & 1900-1901; 1902-1904 & 1905-1907; 1908-1910 & 1911-1914.

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