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Biographical Sketch of George W. Cross

George W. Cross, a prominent lawyer of Manchester, Tennessee, was born in Anderson County August 31, 1849. He is the son of William and Jane (Black) Cross, both of English descent and natives of Anderson County. The former, born in 1810, is still living; the latter, born about 1820, died February 26, 1885. Married in 1836 the elder Cross-engaged in farming. He is a democrat, and sympathizes with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of which his wife was a member. Our subject, the fifth of eight children, was educated chiefly at Cumberland University, at Lebanon, Tennessee, and the military school of Knoxville, Tennessee, from which he graduated in 1874. After three years’ teaching in Decherd and Salem, Tennessee, in September 1877, he took ten months at Vanderbilt University Law Department, and the professor granted him license to practice. Since 1878, when he came to Manchester, he has become one of the most successful lawyers of Coffee County and among the ablest in this section. January 17, 1882, he married Beulah Hickerson, born in 1861, the daughter of Judge W. P. Hickerson. She was a cultured lady. Her death occurred July 24, 1885. Mr. Cross is a decided...

Garrett, Mayme Thelma Hacker Mrs. – Obituary

Mayme Thelma Garrett, 86, of Baker City, died Jan. 27, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave. Friends and relatives are invited to a celebration in her memory at the Eagles Lodge, 2935 H St., after the service. Mayme was born on June 17, 1918, to Perly O. and Flora Temple Devaney Hacker. She was christened with the name of Mayme Thelma Hacker. She married Harlin Lawrence Garrett in Morgan County, Tenn., on Nov. 9, 1935. The couple started a family on a small 600-acre farm. At the time, they didn’t know that the farm would be better at growing rocks and children than it was at growing crops. Over the next 16 years, Harlin worked as a coal miner in Tennessee, at a car manufacturing plant in Detroit and at the atomic bomb plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., during World War II. Mayme stayed on the farm and raised the couple’s expanding family. In the spring of 1951, Mayme and Harlin traded the 600-acre farm for a 1950 two-ton flatbed Chevrolet truck, and built a camper on the back. Into the camper they loaded their family, now consisting of nine children and headed for a beautiful little placed called Baker Valley in Oregon. They bought a modest home on Colorado Place that was overfilled with children and love. Mayme devoted the next 50 years to raising her children and numerous grandchildren and any other child who needed a home. She had a place in her heart and at her table for all...

Anderson County, Tennessee Cemetery Transcriptions

Tennessee Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Tennessee county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Anderson County, Tennessee GenWeb Archives) Allen Cemetery Altum Cemetery Anderson TVA Graves Andersonville Cemetery Anderson Memorial Gardens Cemetery Arms Cemetery Asslinger Cemetery Baptist Church Cemetery Baker Cemetery Baker or McAdoo Cemetery Barlow Cemetery Batley Baptist Church Cemetery Beech Grove Cemetery Beech Grove, New  Cemetery Beech Grove, Old Cemetery Beets Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Black Oak Cemetery Black-1 Cemetery Black-2 Cemetery Blowing Springs Church Cemetery Braden Cemetery Bradley Cemetery Bradshaw Cemetery Braytown Cemetery Briceville Methodist Church Cemetery Brown Cemetery Brown & Lowe Cemetery Brummett Cemetery Bryant-Landrum Cemetery Bunch-1 Cemetery Bunch-2 Cemetery Burris Cemetery Butler Cemetery Burress Cemetery Burris or Gaylor Cemetery Butler Cemetery Carroll Cemetery Amos Carroll Cemetery Calvin Carroll Cemetery Carter Cemetery Cedar Hill Church Cemetery Clark Cemetery Clear Cemetery Clinch River Baptist Church Cemetery County Farm Cemetery Cox-1 Cemetery Cox-2 Cemetery Cox-3 Cemetery Cox-4 Cemetery Cross Cemetery Crawford-Shannon Cemetery Cumberland Mt. Baptist Church Cemetery Dale Cemetery Daugherty-1 Cemetery Daugherty-2 Cemetery Davis Cemetery Dew & Wade Cemetery Disney Cemetery Dotson Cemetery Duggans Cemetery Dunaway Baptist Church Cemetery Duncan-1 Cemetery Duncan-2 Cemetery Duncan-3 Cemetery Duncan-4 Cemetery Dutch Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery East Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Edwards Cemetery Elkins Cemetery Emily  Cemetery Evans-Leinart Cemetery Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery Farmer-1 Cemetery Farmer-2 Cemetery Farmers Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fielden-1 Cemetery Fielden-2  Cemetery Foust-1 Cemetery Foust-2 Cemetery Foust-3 Cemetery Foust-4 Cemetery Free Community Baptist Church Cemetery Frost...

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