Location: Rutherford County TN

Biographical Sketch of S. H. Wood, M.D.

S. H. Wood, M. D., a physician of Hillsboro, was born in Rutherford County, Tennessee, November 13, 1824. His parents, Thomas and Susan (Baldridge) Wood, are natives of Orange County, N. C., immigrating to Tennessee about 1806. A blacksmith by trade the elder Wood moved to Hickman County, Kentucky, in 1827, remaining there to the close of his life in 1837. Reared on the farm, our subject began the study of medicine in 1844, and before beginning to practice in Bradyville, Tennessee, attended Louisville University. Since 1866 he has had successful practice at his present home. He married Elizabeth Lyon, of Rutherford County, in 1849. Born to them were John, May 14, 1850, and Mary F., June 10, 1852. His wife died July 10, 1853. He then married Mary J. Lyon, by whom he had seven children. Her death occurred May 2, 1872, at Hillsboro. In 1874 he married Sarah C. Huffar. They have six children. He is a member of the Christian Church. In 1861 he was State Representative, and is now justice of the peace. Politically he is a...

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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Taylor

Isaac Taylor, farmer, Sec. 20; P. O. Campbell; was born in Rutherford Co., Tenn., March 16, 1829, and lived with his father on the farm, engaged with his parents in farming until married to Eliza J. Erwin April 12, 1860; she was born in Coles Co., Ill., Oct. 5, 1841; they have eight children, viz., Marian W., Willie E., Oscar E., Margaret E., Perry S., Isaac V., Balas B. and Cary A. Mr. Taylor was School Director fifteen years and has held the office of Assessor one term. He is a Primitive Baptist. Mr. Taylor is liked by all who have the pleasure of his acquaintance, and is a minister of considerable ability, living up to what he...

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Howland, Lawson A. – Obituary

Lawson A. Howland, 86, died Jan. 25, 2003, at the Weiser Rehabilitation and Care Center. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Cambridge, Idaho. Burial will be at Salubria Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel. Lawson was born and raised in Cambridge, Idaho. He attended grade school and high school in Cambridge and graduated in 1934. He lived with his parents on the family farm along Pine Creek about four miles northwest of the city. He was very active in sports throughout his childhood, competing in basketball, football, and boxing. The majority of his time during his school years was spent helping with the family farm operation. His father raised purebred Suffolk sheep and Lawson was very involved in all aspects of the business. Throughout his high school years he spent a good deal of time herding the bands of sheep in the mountains and foothills north of town. He was an accomplished sheep shearer and trimmer. Working on the shearing crews took him to the Salmon River and Snake River country, and to Montana as well as the local area in Washington County. A few days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Lawson enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. After his initial training, he was sent to Scott Field, Ill., where he...

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Rutherford 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. Hosted by Allen County Public Library Confederate Circle, Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro Following Cemeteries (hosted at Rutherford County, Tennessee Tombstone Transcription Project) Benevolent Cemetery Johns Cemetery Jones Cemetery Holloway Cemetery Lyon Cemetery Mason Cemetery Miscellaneous Rutherford County (hosted at Rutherford County, TN Cemeteries Homepage ) National Cemetery at Murfreesboro Patterson Cemetery Sharp Cemetery Wadley Cemetery...

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Taylor, Roy Daniel “Dan” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Roy Daniel “Dan” Taylor, 55, of Baker City died Feb. 13, 2002, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. There will be a memorial service later. Disposition was by cremation at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Crematory. Mr. Taylor was born on Dec. 17, 1945, at Murfreesboro, Tenn., to Roy I. and Ruby B. Haley Taylor. After he retired from the military, he worked for law enforcement for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his sister, Carol Kish and her husband, Joe; a brother, Joe Beasley and his wife, Jean; nephews, Scott Kish, and his wife, Cristy, and Terry Beasley and his wife, Cindy; and a niece, Angela Potts, and her husband, Bryan. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 22, 2002 Transcribed by: Belva...

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