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MMU EDlSGOpai GHurcH UnivGrsiiy,
KNOWN UNDER THE NAMES OF
East T6nn6SS66 Wesleyan College, 1866-67.
East Tennessee Wesleijan University, 1867-86.
Grant Memorial University, 1886-89.
U. S. Grant University, 1889 ■ - ■ ■
Prof. DAVID ALEXANDER BOLTON, Class of '72, Editor.
KNOXVILLE, TENN. :
OGDEN BROS. & CO., PRINTERS AND BINDERS,
The Alumni Association of the College of Liberal Arts of
U. S. Grant University, at its Annual Session, May 22nd, 1895,
in Athens, Tennessee, took action favoring the publication of
a General Catalogue and Record of the Graduates at Athens
since the founding of the University. The following were
appointed a committee with power to act in the proposed pub-
lication: D. A. Bolton, J. W. Bayless, H. B. Case, W. F.
McCarron, W. A. Wright. The committee thus constituted,
after a series of meetings, proceeded to collect material for
this Record, and appointed D. A. Bolton as editor of the same.
Tills work was coinmenced in 1895, and completed August,
1896. The causes of delay will be appreciated when it is con-
sidered that the committee had no fund to pay current ex-
penses, that it has been impossible to find tlie post-offices of a
few alumni, and to get any responses to circulars sent to
some others. This accounts for the absence of facts in connec-
tion with a few names in this pamphlet.
The thanks of the committee, and especially of the editor,
are hereby tendered to all who have in any way aided in the
publication of this Record.
D. A. BOLTO?^,
Class oj '72, Editor.
Chronological List of Presidents of the Uni=
versity from 1866 to 1896, with
Term of Service.
PROFESSOR PERCIVAL C. WILSON, A.M.,
President of East Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1866-67.
REV. NELSON E. COBLEIGH, D.D.,
President of East Tennessee Wesleyan University, 1867-72.
REV. JAMES A. DEAN, D.D.,
President of East Tennessee Wesleyan University, 1872-75.
REV. JOHN J. MANKER, D.D.,
Pre>:ident of East Tennessee Wesleyan University, from
June, 1875, to October, 1875.
REV. JOHN F. SPENCE, D.D., LL.D.,
President of East Tennessee Wesleyan University, from
October, 1875, to May, 1886; of Grant Memorial Univer-
sity, 1886-89; Chancellor of LT. S. Grant University,
1889-91 ; and was President, 1891-93, during the Chancel-
lorship of Bishop I. W. Joyce.
REV. G. E. ACKERMAN, D.D.,
BISHOP I. W. JOYCE, D.D., LL.D.,
Chancellor U. S. Grant University, 1891-96.
REV. R. J. COOKE, D.D.,
The Alumni Association Organization for
JOHN WALKER BAYLESS, Class of '81, President.
JAMES MELVIN MELEAR, Class of '91, Vice-President.
MILTON R. M. BURKE, Class of '75, Secretary.
MRS. ANNIE COOK ROBINETTE, Class of '83, Treasurer.
WILLIAM A. WRIGHT, Class of '78, General Manager of
Alumni Endowment Funds.
A Statement and a Plea.
We now have thirty years of history behind us. This Record will show
that our alumni are scattered over many States, and are successfully pur-
suing various avocations. All have not attained wealth and fame, Ijut
most are enjoying a competence of this world's goods ; and, with scarcely an
exception, by a life of industry and Integrity, they are reflecting honor on
their alma mater. But a new generation has sprung up since we ended our
college days— among them our own children. The work of Chrlsilan edu-
cation must be carried forward; and In this, the University expects the
co-operation and support of her alumni. My brothers and sisters, a united
move on our part along the line of endowment, will give an Impetus to the
work that must result In the pei'manent establishment and enlargement
of the school. Many have already responded, and we trust all will count
It a privilege to do something. Notes may be given In denominations of
$100 and upward, the interest payable annually, and the principal In easy
Installments. Blank notes and further Inforrnatlon will be furnished on
application. Fraternally yours,
W. A. WRIGHT,
Business Manager of Alumni Endowment Funds,
CLASS OF 1871.
EDWIN AUGUSTUS ATLEE. b. Athens, Tenn., March 16,
1846. Served as 1st Sergeant Co. B., 7th Tenn. Inft., U. S. A.,
during last year of Civil War. Educated in University at
Athens. Degree A. B. Professor of Latin and Greek in Alma
Mater until 1873. Admitted to the bar. Corpus Christi, Texas,
1874 — in active jjractice ever since. At Laredo, Texas, 1879-
1896. A member of Texas Legislature 1886-96; two years in
the House — eight years in the Senate. Lawyer in Laredo,
Texas, 1896. m. Elizabeth F. Foster, March 14, 1877, at Corpus
JOHN HENRY CLAY FOSTER, b. in McMinn county,
Tenn., June 12, 1845. Early life on the farm. Entered East
Tenn. Wesleyan University 1867. Degree B. S. on graduation.
In street raih'oad business Cincinnati, O., 1872-85. On farm in
native county 1885-86. County Court Clerk in McMinn 1886-96.
County Court Clerk, Athens, Tenn. m. Bertie Gaston, Oct.
24, 1871, in McMinn county, Tenn.
JOSEPH LEANDER GASTON, b. in McMinn county,
Tenn., Jan. 29, 1848. Fitted for college in Athens, Tcru., High
School. Entered University in same place 1867. A. B. at
graduation, after which taught school three years and read
medicine. Graduated in medicine in New York 1875. Mem-
ber Tenn. State Senate 1881-82. Collector Customs Port Chat-
tanooga 1881-85. U. S. Examiner Pensions, Chattanooga,
1884-88. Chattanooga City Physician and President Board of
Health 1886-92. In practice of medicine, Bowie, Texas, Jan.
1896. m. Celestia Lamon, December, 1879, in Hamilton countyi
WILEY S. GASTON, b. in McMinn county, Tenn., Nov.
28, 1847. Early life upon the farm. Went to public schools
and one session to Forest Hill Academy, Athens, Tenn. Was
graduated a B. S., and then read law in Athens. Obtained
license Aug. 14, 1872, since which time he has been actively en-
gaged in the practice of law at Athens, Tenn., where he is
now, 1896, Attorney and Solicitor in Chancery, m. Hattie
Howard, of Athens, in Cleveland, Tenn., Oct. 22, 1875. m.
Annie E. Knowles, Athens, Tenn., Sept. 29, 1890.
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JOSEPHINE GASTON HALE. b. in McMinn county, Tenn..
Nov. 5, 1851. Entered University at Alliens, 1867. Degree
on graduation, M. E. L. Taught school during most of the
ten years following. House-I<eeping,20 Pearl Place, Knoxville,
Tenn. m. J. M. Hale, Dec. 7, 1881, near Athens, Tenn.
CORNELIA ATLEE HUTSELL. b. Athens, Tenn., March
27, 1850. Fitted for college in Athens where she entered in 1867.
Graduation degree M. E. L. Taught school in 1871,-73,-74,-82.
Dressmaker, Athens, 1882-88. m. W. H. Hutsell, Oct. 18, 1888,
in Athens. Home-making near Athens, Tenn.
JOHN JENKINS MANKER. b. in Brown County, Ohio,
Dec. 24, 1839. Attended High School at Ripley, Ohio. Was
three years in Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio.
Served nearly three years in Federal Army, 1861-64, Private,
Non-commissioned Officer, First Lieutenant, and Captain.
Graduation degree, A. B. Professor of Greek, East Tennessee
Wesleyan University, Athens, Tenn., 1870-72. Dean of School
of Theology, Chattanooga University, 1886-89. During all the
remaining j-ears has been in regular ministerial work as
Pastor or as Presiding Elder. Received A. M. froin Ohio
Wesleyan University and D. D. from University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, Tenn. Presiding Elder Chattanooga District, M.
E. Cliurch. Address, Chattanooga, Tenn. m. Julia Tarbell,
Sept. 9, 1863, at Ripley, Ohio. Bereaved by her death, Sept.
21, 1880, at Greeneville, Tenn. m. Ida Kirk, Feb. 4, 1891.
WILLIAM ELBERT FRANKLIN MILBURN. b. Milburn-
ton, Greene county, Tenn., Nov. 15, 1842. He was a farmer boy.
Enlisted in U. S. Army Sept. 1, 1862. Discharged Oct. 7, 1865.
Prepared for college at Laurel Hill Academy, Tenn. Entered
East Tenn. Wesleyan College, August, 1867. Was graduated
with A. B. Professor of Mathematics East Tenn. Wesleyan
University 1871-73. President Holston Seminary, 1874-75.
Studied law. Admitted to bar 1876. Special Examiner U. S.
Pension Bureau 1881-85. Member of Tennessee Legislature
from native county 1887-89, ditto 1893-95. Took a post-gradu-
ate course at the University of Michigan, and on examination
received A. M. Commander Department of Tennessee, G. A.
R., 1894-95. Lawyer, Greeneville, Tenn. m. Florence E. Wil-
liams, Oct. 1, 1878, at Ducktown, Polk county, Tenn.
SUSAN LIZZIE MOORE.
MARY J. MASON PRESNELL. b. near Loudon, Tenn.,
Feb. 28, 1846. Taught country schools, also in the Loudon Ma-
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sonic Institute. Fitted for college in Athens Female Insti-
tute and entered the University at Athens 1869, receiving on
graduation M. E. L. Teacher in Loudon High School 1877-78;
ditto Stewardville College 1883-84. Professor of English Lit-
erature and History, Chattanooga LTniversity, 1886-88. Was a
correspondent of Chattanooga Times and KnoxviUe Journal. She
died at Loudon, Tenn.. Dec. 28, 1888. m. Alexander Mathes
Presnell, class of '72, at Loudon, May 21, 1874.
CLASS OF 1872.
DAVID ALEXANDER BOLTON, b. Paynetown, Washing-
ton county, Tenn., Jan. 1, 1847. Reared on the farm until
seventeen years of age. Attended the country schools. Stu-
dent in Franklin Academy, Tenn., 1860-63. This school was
broken up in Oct., 1863, by a skirmish of the Civil War ; thence,
in Nov., 1863, crossed the mountains to Indiana. On farm in
that State 1863-64. In the Federal Army 1864-65. Student in
Laurel Hill Academy, Tenn., 1865-67; ditto Franklin Academy
again 1867-68. Taught country school in Washington county
1868-69. Student in East Tenn. Wesleyan University 1869-72.
Was graduated with A. B. Prin. of Franklin Academy 1872-73.
Prof. Greek and Latin, East Tenn. Wesleyan U^niversity
1873-76. Prof. Mathematics in same University 1876-96 — serv-
ing three of those years in Chattanooga, 1889-92. Prof. Mathe-
matics, L^. S. Grant LTniversity, Athens, Tenn., in 1896-97.
m. Lizzie A. Hornsby, June 19, 1872, at Athens, Tenn., in the
MARSHALL MONROE CALLEN. b. Knox county, Tenn.,
May 16, 1849. Fitted for college in the schools of Tennessee.
Teacher in Preparatory Department East Tenn. Wesleyan
College, 1867-68. Graduated with A. B., and received from his
Alma ]\Iater D. D. in 1887. Principal Female Academy, Cleve-
land, Tenn., 1872-73. Pastor First M. E. Church, Chattanooga,
Tenn., 1873-74. Financial Agent East Tenn. Wesleyan Uni-
versity, 1874-75. In business Greeneville, Mich., 1875-76.
Joined Michigan Conference M. E. Church, 1876; since then
has been pastor of the best churches in the conference. Min-
isterial Delegate to the General Conference of 1892, and of 1896.
Minister of the Gospel, Hillsdale, Mich. m. Helen Bosworth,
Jan. 1, 1873, at Shelbyville, Tenn.
SAMUEL SILAS CURRY, b. at Chatata, Bradley county,
East Tenn., Nov. 23, 1847. Much of the preparation was done
alone without a teacher. Was assistant in Chatata Academy.
Principal of Mouse Creek School, afterwards of Georgetown
Academy. Tutor in Livy one year in college. Was graduated
with A. B. from East Tenn. Wesleyan University. Teacher
of Latin and Greek, New Hampshire Conference Seminary,
1873. In charge of Ruggles' Street Mission, Boston, 1874-78.
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Was its pastor after it was formed into a church. Pastor of
Roslindale M. E. Church, 1878-79. In 1879, elected Univer-
sity Instructor of Elocution and Oratory in Boston University.
Snow Professor of Oratory, Boston University, 1883-89. Davis
Professor of Elocution in Newton Theological Institution,
1884-96. Instructor in Elocution and Oratory in Harvard Uni-
versity, 1891-94; ditto in Yale Divinity School, 1892-96. In
1881 established a Department of Elocution and Oratory, Bos-
ton University, afterwards organized as the School of Ex-
pression, which was incorporated in 1888. Dean of said School
from 1888 to 1896. Librarian of Boston Art Club and member
of Board of Management. Took degree of B. D., Boston Uni-
versity, 1875; degree of A. M. for post-graduate work in 1878;
post-graduate Ph.D. in 1880.
Published "Province of Expression," 1891; "Elements of Vo-
cal Expression," 1895; established "Expression," a quarterly
review, 1895, is editor of it, also of "Classics for Vocal Expres-
sion," and "Imagination and Dramatic Instinct," 1896. Now,
1896, teacher in School of Expression, 458 Boylston street, Bos-
ton, also Instructor of Elocution in Yale Divinity School, and
acting Davis Professor of Elocution in Newton Theological
Institution, m. Anna Baright, Poughkeepsie, New Yorki
June 30, 1882. .
JAMES MILTON PATTERSON.
ALEXANDER MATHES PRESNELL. b. in Washington
county, Tenn., Nov. 15, 1847. Fitted for college near his home
at Laurel Hill School, of which his brother. Prof. Henderson
Presnell, was for many years principal. The post-office near
by is now Gladstone, Tenn. Taught school at Blue Springs,
Bradley county, Tenn., with success. Was graduated with A-
B. from East Tenn. Wesleyan University. Then studied law
at Athens, and at Knoxville, Tenn., under Judge Andrews.
Practiced law with success at Dandridge, Tenn., where he
died March 16, 1875. m. Mary J. Mason, class of '71, at Lou-
don, Tenn., May 21, 1874.
CLASS OF 1873.
FELIX T. xMcWHIRTER. b. Lynchburg, Tenn., July 17,
1858. Resided a few years in Athens, Tenn., prior to receiving
the A. B. degree from the East Tenn. Wesleyan University.
Received Ph.D. from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.,
in 1884. Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, De-
Pauw University, 1884-88. State Chairman of Indiana Pro-
8 ALUMNI RECORD.
hibition Central Committee, 1894-95. Member of Prohibition
National Committee 1896. Now, 1896, Real Estate Broker, No.
74 East Market street, Indianapolis, Ind. m. Luella F. Smith,
Nov. 18, 1878, at Greencastle, Ind.
CLASS OF 1874.
JOHN T. BLAKEMORE. Came to the University from Col-
linsville, Ala. Was fitted for college at Andrew's Institute in
that State. Graduated with A. B. Afterwards engaged for
years in teaching in Alabama and Indiana. In 1883 was edi-
tor Higmore, Dakota.
THEODORE A. H. O'BRIEN, b. near Elizabethton, Carter
county, Tenn., Jan. 11, 1852. On a farm in Greene county,
1858-67. Entered Preparatory Department, Tusculuin College,
Tenn., 1867; remained there three years. In East Tenn. Wes-
leyan University 1870-74. Received B. S. on graduation.
Principal Female Academy, Greeneville, Tenn., 1874-75. A
delegate from East Tennesse Sunday-school Association to the
International Sunday-school Convention, Baltimore, Md., 1875.
Licensed to preach in M. E. Church, 1875. Received into Wil-
mington Conference 1876: has been in the active ministry ever
since. Closing third year as pastor at Fairmount, Md. m. Cor-
nelia Smith, April 1, 1884, at Wilmington, Delaware.
JOSHUA C. ROYSTON. b. McMinn county, Tenn., Sept. 12,
1851. Reared on the farm in the same. Was graduated with
B. S. Died in his native county, Jan. 12, 1875.
ALFRED D. WEXLER. b. Pactolus, Sullivan county,
Tenn., July 25, 1851. Reared on the farm. Fitted for college
at Kingsley Seminary in his native county. Was graduated
with A. B. Teacher in West Tenn. Seminary 1874-75; ditto
Asheville, N. C, 1875-76. Merchant at Fall Branch, Tenn.,
1877-96. Address Fall Branch, Tenn. m. Saraphina Hunt,
1876, at Fall Branch.
LOUISE HOW ARTER WORKMAN. Was a resident of Knox-
ville, Tenn., at graduation, when she received M. E. L. degree,
m. Rev. — . Workman, of Missouri, 1875.
CLASS OF 1875.
MILTON R. M. BURKE, b. near Athens, Tenn., Aug. 2,
1855. Spent years of childhood and youth upon the farm.
Began teaching in the scliools of the county at age of 18 years.
Prepared for college in Riceville Academy, Tenn. Entered
East Tenn. Wesleyan University Feb. 1874. Was graduated
with B. S. Teacher at Half Moon Island, Roane county, 1878-
81; ditto Ten Mile Valley Academy, 1881-83. Principal of
Chatata High School, Tenn., 1883-89; ditto Charleston High
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School 1889-91; ditto Forest Hill Academy, Athens, Tenn.,
1891-92. Supt. of Public Instruction of Bradley county, Tenn.,
1885-93; ditto McMinn county, 1894-96. Principal of Prepara-
tory Department, U. S. Grant University, 1894-96. m. Leona
Rowe, Dec. 25, 1877, in Bradley county, Tenn.
ADAM F. CRESWELL.
NAIVNIE REMINE LYNCH, b. Greene county, Tenn., Feb.
13, 1855. Received at graduation B. S., and was a resident of
Greeneville, Tenn. Taught school in Tennessee and Texas.
Was married to a Mr. Lynch ; died at their home Sanford,
Fla., Nov. 10, 1889.
WILBUR R. TURNER, b. Clarksville, Habersham county,
Ga., Sept. 18, 1854. Spent boyhood at Jonesboro, Ga. Went to
private school there in 1866-67. Student in Lookout Mt. Ed.
Institute, 1867-68. Clerked in a store until he entered East
Tenn. Wesleyan University. Was tutor in same University
while taking course of study. Was a resident of Atlanta, Ga.,
when graduated with A. B. Teacher in Holston Seminary,
New Market, Tenn., 1875-76. Read law in 1877, and has since
practiced it. Took regular course of the Chatauqua Literary
and Scientific Circle, and was graduated in class of 1894. Law-
yer, Knoxville, Tenn.
MART B. FITZGERALD YEARWOOD. b. Waynesville, N.
C, Aug. 8, 1854. Prepared for college in schools at Jonesboro,
Greeneville and Knoxville, Tenn. Was graduated from Uni-
versity with M. S. m. J. S. Yearwood in Dec. 1878, at Chuckey
City, Tenn. She died at Sweetwater, Tenn., Jan. 4, 1894.
CLASS OF 1877.
NELLIE BRIDGES MABRY. b. in Athens, Tenn. Living
in Knoxville, Tenn.
MAGGIE LUTER MILLER, b. in Goliad, Texas, June 19,
1858. Spent early life in Athens, Tenn., where she was edu-
cated, and graduated with M. E. L. degree from East Tenn.
Wesleyan University. Resides in Knoxville, Tenn. m. A. J.
Miller, Sept. 15, 1887, at Athens.
CLASS OF 1878.
WILLIAM TAYLOR FOUTE. b. in Blount county, Tenn.,
Nov. 16, 1854. Early life spent on the farm. Went to common
schools and to Powell's Station High School, Knox county.
lO ALUMNI RECORD.
Entered University at Athens, 1875. Was graduated with B.
S., while living at Lenoir's. Studied medicine. Received M.
B. in 1882, from Southern Medical College, Atlanta, Ga. ; has
been in practice of medicine since then. Physician, Lenoir
City, Tennessee, m. Josephine E. Prater, June 19, 1889, in Lou-
don county, Tenn.
SAMUEL PA.TTEN FOWLER, b. in Knox county, Tenn.,
Jan. 14, 1855. Early life on the farm. Taught in the Public
Schools of Anderson and Knox counties, Tenn. Was prepared
for college in native county at Powell's Station Academy.
Was graduated from University with A. B. Principal of
EUijay Seminary, Ellijay, Ga., 1878-80; ditto Holston Semi-
nary, New Market, Tenn., 1880-85; ditto Public Schools,
Morristown, Tenn., 1885-86. In the practice of law Knoxville,
Tenn., 1886-96. President of East Tenn. Sunday-school Asso-
ciation, 1895-97. Lawyer, Knoxville, Tennessee, m. Mary
Lee Robertson, June 5, 1895, in First M. E. Church, Knoxville,
JOSEPH W. FRAKER. Was from Greene county, Tenn.
Was graduated with A. B., and afterwards was a teacher and
preacher of the Gospel.
ORLANDO R. GOLDMAN. Was graduated an A. B. After-
wards studied medicine and practiced it awhile near Hunts-
FREDERICK WILLIAM HENCK. b. Baltimore, Md., July
14, 1856. About age of fourteen years a student fifteen months
in an Industrial School, Baltimore ; then eighteen months in a
Preparatory School ; then two years in Dickinson College, Car-
lisle, Pa. ; then to Athens, Tenn., where he received A. B. Soon
after graduation joined the Central Tennessee Conference, M.
E. Church. In Boston School of Theology, 1883-84. Health
failed and did not complete the course. Member of Holston
Conference, 1885-93. Was Pastor, Tract Agent, Evangelist.
Died while in Evangelistic work, Sept. 28, 1893, near Charles-
ton, Tenn. m. Mary Curry, Jan. 12, 1882, near Charleston,
CARROLL SUMMERFIELD LONG. b. in McMinn county,
Tenn., Jan. 3. 1850. Was reared a farmer boy and trained in
the country public schools until sixteen years old. Afterwards
he attended private school in Athens, and the preparatory de.
partmentof East Tenn. Wesleyan University. Then alternated
between teaching public schools and attending the University.
Was graduated with B. S. in 1875, and A. B. in 1878. Re-
ceived Ph.D. on post-graduate course in 1886. Joined the
Holston Conference M. E. Church, Oct., 1875. Was sent to
station at Asheville, N. C, where he was Professor and Presi-
dent of Chandler College, 1875-79. Elected Principal of Pow-
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«ll's Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn., in the summer of
1879, which he resigned during the year and departed as a
missionary for Japan, Jan. 21, 1880. First returned from Japan
Aug. 16, 1885. Sailed a second time for Japan, Nov. 9, 1887.
Second return from Japan, Aug., 1890, and in a few days went
to Asheville, N. C, where he died Sept. 4, 1890. At Nagasaki,
Japan, he founded Cobleigh Seminary. He began the trans-
lation of the Bible into the Japanese language, but died before
its completion, m. Flora S. Smith, of New York State, in 1879-
HENRY C. MOORE, b. Jan. 25, 1854. Came to the Univer-
sity from Knox county, Tenn., and took the A. B. course.
Died in Athens, Tenn., April 28, 1878, just before Commence-
EDWARD LUCIEN PATTERSON, b. Kingston, Tenn., Aug.
28, 1856. Preparatory education was obtained at Mary Sharp
College, Winchester, Tenn.. and at Athens. Degree at Uni-
versity B. S. Taught at Heiskell's Station. Licensed to preach
by M. E. Church, at Elizabethton. Tenn., Aug. 6, 1881. Re-
entered University in 1882 to take the A. B., but before com-
pleting it died in Washington county, Tenn., April 20, 1882,
WILLIAM H. PERKINS, b. July 3, 1840. Came to the Uni-
versity from Powell Station, Knox county Tenn. Had taught
much in public schools. Took A. B. on graduation and re-
turned to teaching. Died Jan. 5, 1881.
ADAM CLARK PETERS, b. Morgan county, Tenn., Nov. 6,
1843. Reared on farm — entered ministry 1872 — traveled four
years before entering University. Fitted for college at Stony
Point, Bledsoe county, Tenn. Took census Morgan county
1880. Presiding Elder Holston Conf. M. E. Church two years.
Pastor Dayton, Tenn., two years; ditto Kingston one year.
All the time in the active ministry. Degree B. S. on gradua-
tion. Traveling preacher, Burrville, Tennessee, m. Mary R.
Jett, Jan. 11, 1872, in Morgan county. She died Jan. 17, 1881.
m. Nina Abred, Oct. 6, 1881, at Jamestown, Tenn.
ELBERT HUNTER VAUGHAN. b. Sullivan county, Tenn.,
Jan. 9, 1849. Fitted for college in Preparatory Department
King College, Bristol, Tenn. Came from Roanoke, Va., to the
University and was graduated an A. B. Pastor M. E. Church,
Manassas, Va., three years, Norfolk, Va., two years; Presiding
Elder Roanoke District, four years; President South West
Kansas College, three years; ditto Soule College, Dodge City,
Kansas, 1893-96. Ph.D. on post-graduate coui'se in East
Tenn. Wesleyan University, 1881. D. D, from Ashland Uni-
versity, 1895. B. D. from Drew Theological Seminary, 1878,
President Soule College, Dodge City, Kansas, m. Emma V.
Pennyson, Aug. 15, 1883, Madison, New Jersey.
WILLIAM A. WRIGHT, b. Johnson City, Tenn., Oct. 25,
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1853. Fitted for college at Johnson City High School, Milligan
College, and Greeneville and Tuscnlum College. Taught sev-
eral terms in District Schools. Received from University A.
B. on graduation. From the same A. M. in cm sxi 1881, and
Ph.D. pro nierito 1894. Principal of Walnut Grove Academy,
Knox county, Tenn., two years; ditto Powell's Valley Semi-
nary, Well Spring, Tenn., five years. Prof . of Latin Language
and Literature, U. S. Grant LTniversity, 1885-89; ditto and Dean
of the College of Liberal Arts, L^. S. Grant University, 1889-96.
m. Clara A. Luter, June 10, 1880, in Athens, Tenn.
JAMES C. WRIGHT. Received A. B. in 1878, and B. D. in
1888. Is a member of the Holston Conference of the M. E.
Church, in which he has received good appointments. Pastor
of Church in Harriman, Tenn., 1895-96, 1896-97.
JOHN BURREL ZJEGLER. b. McMinn county, Tenn.,
April 2, 1853. Reared on the farm. Taught in country public
schools. Fitted for college in the Preparatory Department of
University at Athens, where he was graduated with B. 8.
Taught in the public schools at Athens, Daisy, Harrison, Retro,
Ooltewah, Taylorsville — all in Tennessee. Principal of Chil-
howee Institute, Tenn., two years. Principal now of Retro
Public School, Retro, Tenn. m. Jennie Ward. Sept. 16, 1877, in
McMinn county. She died Mar. 18, 1894. m. Emma Ward,
May 16, 1895, at Dayton, Tenn.
CLASS OF 1879.
GEORGE LAFAYETTE BURKE, b. McMinn county, Tenn.,
Dec. 8, 1855. Early life spent on the farm. Fitted for college
at Riceville Academy, Tenn. Teacher in public schools. 1875-
77. Teacher at Unitia, Tenn., 1880-81; ditto Seven Island
Academy, Tenn., 1881-83; ditto Dresden Academy, 1883-84.
Member of Tennessee Legislature — House — from Roane
county, 1887-88. Editor and publisher of Hepublican, 1888-89.
Lawyer, Kingston, Tenn., 1885-96. Degree of B. S. from Uni-
versity at graduation. Address, Kingston, Tenn. m. Varina
Doris Wardlaw, Dec. 5, 1888, at Shelbyville, Tenn.
GEORGE MICHAEL CALLEN. b. Thorn Grove, Knox county,
Tenn., March 22, 1851. Reared on the farm. Went to common
schools and taught in same. Degree of B. S. on graduation.
Teacher in Holston Seminary, New Market, Tenn., 1879-80.
Studied law, 1881-82. Examiner in U. S. Pension Bureau,
Washington, D. C, 1882-85. Student in National University
Law School, Washington, D. C, 1882-84. Received from it
B. L. Lawyer, Knoxville, Tenn., 1887-89, In business, San
Jose, Cal., 1890-91. Teacher in public schools Knox county
Tenn., 1893-95. Farming now. Address, Thorn Grove, Tenn.
m. Mary A. Daily, Jan. 4, 1881, at Knoxville, Tenn.
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WILLIAM HARRY ROBESON, b. Athens, Tenn., Sept. 8,
1860. Prepared for college in private schools and Cane Creek
Academy, Tenn. Was in Jilast Tenn. Wesleyan University,
then in Emory and Henry College, Va., then back to Univer-
sity at Athens, where he received the A. B. degree. After
graduation, studied law in Athens. In Law School, Vander-
bilt University, 1881-83, of which he is an alumnus. Attorney
at Law, Athens, Tenn., 1888-93. U. S. Asst. Attorney, Depart-
ment of Justice, Washington, D. C, 1898-96. Address, Wash-
ington, D. C. m. Indie Ferguson, Oct. 18, 1887, at Kichmond,
CLASS OF 1880.
JAMES HAYNES AMIS. b. near Rogersville, Tenn., Jan. 8,
1853. In public school in winter, on farm in summer. Gradu-
ated from University with B. S. Taught in public schools
three years. In the regular pastorate in the Holston Confer-
ence M. E. Church at Sneedville, Tazewell, Fincastle, Greene-
ville, Rogersville, Andersonville, Jellico. Minister, Jellico,
Tenn. m. Ollie F. Petree, Oct. 28, 1884, at Well Spring, Camp-
bell county, Tenn.
JAMES MADISON CALLEN. b. Thorn Grove, Tenn., April
10, 1853. Reared on a farm. Went to public schools and after-
ward taught in them. Received B. S. from the Univei'sity on
graduation. Teacher in Knox County Public Schools 1880-81 ;
ditto in Middle Creek Academy 1881-82; ditto public school of
native county 1882-83; ditto in Porter Academy 1883-84; ditto
in public schools of Knox county from 1884 to his death, March
WILFORD CAULKINS. Was graduated with A. B. from
East Tenn. Wesleyan LTniversity. While a student there he
served from 1876 to 1880 as a tutor with more than usual suc-
cess. Professor in East Tenn. Wesleyan University 1880-86;
ditto in Chattanooga University part of 1886-87. Principal of
Caulkin's School, Chattanooga, 1887-92; ditto of Chattanooga
High School 1892-94. Representative of Ginn & Company,
-school-book publishers, 1894-96. Address, Chattanooga, Tenn.
RICHARD JOSEPH COOKE, b. New York, Jan. 30, 1853.
Attended public school. Then High School in 1872, Entered
ministry of M. E. Church 1874— ordained 1876. Entered col-
lege preparatory department of East Tenn. Wesleyan Uni-
versity and was graduated with A. B. from same institution.
Has been in the active ministry. Was pastor at Cleveland,
Tenn., and served full terms in Atlanta, Ga., and Knoxville,
Tenn. Has been Vice-Chancellor of U. S. Grant University
and has served as Prof, in its School of Theology and Editor
-of Methodist Advocate-Journal. Delegate to M. E. Church Gen-
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era! Conference, 1896. Took Theology, Philosophy and His-
tory at University of Berlin, Germany, and has certificates
from Professors for work done. Received degree of D. D. from
University of Tennessee. Author of "Doctrine of the Resur-
rection," ''Reasons for Church Creed," "Christianity and
Childhood," "The Historic Episcopate," and various articles
for magazines. Now, 1896, Preacher, Editor Methodist Advocate-
Jonrnal, and Prof, of Theology in Grant University, with
address Athens or Chattanooga, Tenn. m. Eliza G. Fisher,
Athens, Tenn., April 20, 1881.
LUCIUS H. MASSEY. b Massey's Cove, Haywood county,
N. C, May 17, 1851. Early life chiefly on a farm — about three
months each winter in common school. Came to Cocke
county, Tenn., in 1870. Soon left home in search of an educa-
tion. Taught first school in the Smoky Mountains. Student
in Newport, Tenn., High School. Then taught. Student and
tutor in Academy, Waynesville, N. C, 1875-77. Then was con-
verted — called to preach — desire for an education intensified —
joined the M. E. Church. Local preacher's license, Sept. 21,^
1877. Entered East Tenn, Wesleyan University in Oct., 1877.
Remained until graduated with B. 8. Teacher in Holston
Seminary, New Market, Tenn., 1880- 81. Pastor of M. E. Church,
Jonesboro and Johnson City, Tenn., two years; ditto Athens,
Tenn., two years ; ditto Birmingham, Ala., one year. Student
in Boston University School of Theology, 1886-89; was gradu-
ated from it with S. T. B. Pastor in East Maine Conference;
then in Southern New England Conference since 1891. Now,
1896, pastor, Norwich Town, Conn. m. Minnie A. Warren,
June, 1892, at Guilford, Maine.
WILLIAM WATSOIV MATNEY. b. in Yadkin Valley, Cald-
well county, N. C, Feb. 2, 1851. At fifteen, came to Leesburg,
Tenn. Boyhood on the farm. Entered Preparatory Depart-
ment of University, 1874. Taught two years in public schools
while taking college course for B. S. Principal of Mountain
City High School, Taylorsville, Tenn., seven years. Superin-
tendent Public Instruction, Johnson county, one year. Teacher
in Knoxville, Tenn., City Schools, two years. Professor in
Murphy College, Sevierville, three years; President the third
year. Principal of Pigeon Forge Academy, Tenn., two years.
Has done much Institute and Normal work. Teacher. Address,.
Pigeon Forge, Tenn. m. Sallie D. Donnelly, May 16, 1883, at
Mountain City, Tenn.
JOHN WESLEY McGEE. b. in Macon county, N. C, Jan.
24, 1852. Reared on farm. Taught school at seventeen years.
Prepared for college at Franklin Academy, N. C. Was grad-
uated with B, S, Teacher in Alabama, 1880-86, Joined the
Holston Conference, M. E. Church, 1886. Has been in the
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ministry ever since. Pastor at Chuckey City, Tenn. m. Nan-
nie L. Long, in 1877, at Athens, Tenn.
JAMES G. PARKS, b. Mineral Bluff, Ga., Nov. 25, 1860.
Student at Roanoke College, Salem, Va., 1877-78. Received B.
S. on graduation at Athens. Began the practice of law in
1882. Member of the Tenn. Legislature in 1889. Appointed
by President Harrison Supervisor of Census for Second Dis-
trict of Tenn., embracing twenty-six counties in 1890. Judge
of 17th Judicial Circuit of Tennessee 1894-96. Took a course
of lectures and clinics at the University of the City of New
York in 1880. Author of "The Law of Pleading," a law book
on Circuit Court practice, adopted by the University of Ten-
nessee as a text-book. Address, Judge of 17th Judicial Circuit,
Cleveland, Tenn. m. Jessie L. Julian, June 27, 1888, in Brad-
ley county, Tenn.
JAMES R. PENLAND. b. Big Creek, Tenn., July 6, 1856.
Reared on farm. Went to school but little before nineteen
years old. Then left home to shift for himself. Student at
Mosheim College, Greene county, Tenn., one year; at Wea-
verville, N. C, two years; at East Tenn. Wesleyan University
two years; received from it A. B. Teacher 1880-83. Entered
practice of law in 1884. Has practiced it ever since. Served
three terms in Tennessee Senate 1888-94. Lawyer, Sevierville,
Tenn., 1896. m. Sallie Stuart, Oct. 21, 1885, at Parrottsville,
JOHN K. RANDOLPH, b. in Bradley county, Tenn., Dec.
9, 1858. Was reared on farm and obtained early education in
public schools of Bradley and Knox counties. Received B. S.
from East Tenn. Wesleyan University. Taught school in
Bradley and Polk counties 1880-90. Trustee of Bradley county
1890-94. Now, 1896, Attorney at Law, Cleveland, Tenn. m. Liz-
zie Davis, in Polk county, Tenn., Dec. 1, 1886.
MARTHA E. CALLEN RANKIN, b. Thorn Grove, Knox
county, Tenn. May 10, 1857. Entered Preparatory Department
of East Tenn. Wesleyan University in 1869, and continued
there three successive years. Then out of college five years,
meantime taught one school ; returned to the University and
received B. S. After graduation taught much in the public
schools; one year assistant at Middle Creek Academy; ditto
at Porter Academy. Spent three summers in State Normal at
Knoxville, Tenn. Present business home-making, at Flat
Gap, Jefferson county, Tenn. m. Andrew N. Rankin, Oct, 21,
1886, at Thorn Grove.
CLASS OF 1881.
JOHN WALKER BAYLESS. b. in Washington county,
Tenn., July 5,1854. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University,
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Sept. 1876, from which he was graduated with A. B, Teacher
at Morning Star, in native county, two years. Engaged in
merchandise at same place until 1889. Hardware merchant,
Athens, Tenn., 1889-96 — which is his present business, m.
Agnes Byington, class of '81, Sept. 13, 1881, at Athens, Tenn.
AGNES BYINGTOA B4YLESS. b. Near Athens, Tenn., May
8, 1859. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University, Sept. 1877,
and was graduated from it with A. B. Teacher in public
school at Morning Star. 1881-82. Since has been engaged in
home-making, chiefly at present residence, Athens, Tenn.
m, John Walker Bayless, class of '81, Sept. 13, 1881, at Athens.
MARION CLARK BRUNER. b. near Augusta, 111., Dec. 12,
1855. On a farm until Jan. 1875. Then in a mill until Sept.,
1877. Attended public schools during the fall and winter in
early life. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University, Sept.,
1877; was graduated from it with B. S. Taught in public
schools before graduation. Admitted on trial to Holston Con-
ference, M. E. Church, Oct. 22, 1881. Served as pastor at Wart-
burg, one year; Jasper, two years; Dayton, two years; Dayton
and Spring City, one .year; Sherman Heights, one year; Hill
City, one year. Clerk for Dayton Coal and Iron Co., three
years. Presiding Elder of Athens District, three years. Now,
1896-97. Pastor on Loudon circuit. Address, Athens, Tenn.
m. Annie Spargo, Ducktown, Tenn., Dec. 24, 1882.
DOUGLAS CAULKINS. b. in Duchess county, N. Y., Dec.
15, 1857. Came to Knoxville, Tenn., at thirteen — taught school
at seventeen — prepared for college at Powell's Station, Knox
county, Tenn. Was graduated from University at Athens,
with A. B. Principal of Knoxville Public School, 1881-82.
Commercial traveller from Chicago, 188H-84. Druggist, Dubu-
que, Iowa, 1884. Took medical lectures, Rush Medical College,
1882-83; ditto in Hahnernan College, Philadelphia, Pa., 1885-
86, from which received the M. D. President of Tenn. Homeo-
pathic Medical Society, 1895-96. 1896, Pliysician, Knoxville,
Tenn. m. Lucy Tydeman, March 31, 1886, at Knoxville.
JACOB EMMETT DEACON, b. Oak Dale, Rockbridge county,
Va., Jan. 14, 1854. Reared on farm — early education in private
and public schools of Virginia. Teacher in same State. De-
gree of A. B. from East Tenn. Wesleyan University; alsoB. D.
in 1889. Entered Virginia Conference, M. E. Church, in 1884.
Principal of Georgia Conference Seminary, Mt. Zion, 1881-88;
ditto Virginia Conference Seminary, Roanoke, Va., 1883-86.
Teacher after graduation one year in alma mater. Began ac-
tive itinerant work in Virginia Conference in 1889; transferred
to Philadelphia Conference in 1892, where work has been to
1896. Minister, Greene, Lancaster county. Pa. m. Virginia
Lee Whitman, Oct. 5, 1892, at Pulaski City, Va.
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RHODA INMAN ERNEST.
HENRY F. KETROIV. b. Bloomingdale, Sullivan county,
Tenn., April 16, 1847. Reared on farm. Teacher. Fitted for
college at Reedy Creek Academy and Kingsley Seminary in
native county. Received A. B. at Athens. Principal of Lei-
cester Academy, N. C, 1881-84. Teacher at Reedy Creek
Academy and Institute, Blountville, Tenn., 1884-87. Associate
Principal Masonic Institute, Mountain City, Tenn., 1887-88.
Principal of Leicester Academy, N. C, 1888-93; ditto Parrotts-
ville Academy, Tenn., 1893-95; ditto Wesleyan Academy,
Chucky City, Tenn., 1895-96. Lay delegate from Blue Ridge
Conference to M. E. Church General Conference, Cleveland,
Ohio, May, 1896. Address, Chucky City, Tenn. m. Hattie
F. Palmer, May, 22, 1884, at Leicester, N. C.
SAMUEL ii. KETRON. b. at Bloomingdale, Sullivan county,
Tenn., June 12, 1855. Before entering college taught in public
schools. Prepared for college in Kingsley Seminary in native
county. Was graduated from University with A. B. degree
and then entered the active ministry in the Holston Confer-
ence of the M. E. Church. Pastor of Kingsport circuit, 1881-
82; ditto Mountain City circuit, 1883; ditto Fall Branch cir-
cuit, 1884-85; ditto Johnson City station, 1886-87; Kingsport
circuit, 1888-89 ; ditto Greeneville circuit, 1889-90; on Greene-
ville district, 1891-97. Address, Bloomingdale, Tenn. m. Fan-
nie Smith, Feb. 1, 1883, near Bloomingdale, Tenn.
SAMUEL J. LAMBDIN.
LAURA E. DODSON LOWRY. b. near Athens, Tenn., 1858.
Prepared for college in the schools of Athens and McMinn
county, and one year in Female Seminary, Knoxville, Tenn.
Received B. S. at Athens. Teacher in Athens Public School,
1881-83; ditto Warren College, Chucky City, Tenn., 1883-84;
ditto public schools of McMinn county, 1884-87; ditto public
schools of Hill City, Tenn., 1889-92; ditto Knoxville City
Schools, 1892-94. Now, 1896, house-keeping, 1027 Stewart
Ave., Knoxville, Tenn. m. John R. Lowry, Jan. 11, 1888, near
JOH\ H. McCALLIE. b. Trundles Cross Roads, Sevier
county, Tenn., Dec. 13, 1854. Reared on farm — attended country
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free schools. Received B. S. at Athens. Five years teacher
at Harrison Normal Academy, Tenn. Nine years Principal of
City Public School, Knoxville, Tenn. One year in National
Normal, Ohio. Now, 1896, Principal of 9th Ward City School,
FRANK 0. McNEW. b. Well Spring, Campbell county,
Tenn., July 27, 1858. Student Powells Valley Seminary 1873-77 ;
ditto East Tenn. Wesleyan University 1877-78 and 1881; ditto
University of Tennessee 1879-80. Teacher in Powell's Valley
Seminary 1880. Received A. B. at Athens, Tenn. Book-keeper
Knoxville, Tenn., City Transfer Co. 1881. Examiner of Pen-
sions, Washington, D, C. 1882. Promoted to Clerk of Class 1,
Treasury Department, Washington, 1883; Class 2, 1885; Class
3, 1889. Student in Columbia Medical College since 1893. 1896,
Clerk of Class 3, U. S. Treasury, Washington, D. C. m. Sarah
Baird, of Columbia, Tenn., Oct. 22, 1884, in Washington, D. C.
WILLIAM FLOYD RAMEY. b. in Scott county, Va., June
24, 1857. Taught in common schools. Prepared for college in
Kingsley Seminary, Bloomingdale, Tenn. Received A. B.
fron:i East Tenn. Wesleyan University. Principal of Clinch
River High School, Va., 1881-83; ditto Gladeville Seminary,
Va., 1883-85 ; ditto City High School, El Dorado, Kan. 1885-88 ;
Riverview Seminary, Va., 1888-93. Superintendent of City
Schools, Carlisle, Ky., 1893-96. Teacher, 1896, Carlisle, Ky.
m. Ella Hickox, June 11, 1882, at Athens, Tenn,
VANEVRIE NEWTON SMITH, b. Laurel Hill, DeKalb
county, Tenn., Sept. 11, 1861. Studied at Indiana Asbury Uni-
versity prior to entering senior class at East Tenn. Wesleyan
University, where he received B. S. Postmaster at Laurel
Hill, Tenn., 1883-84. Has been engaged chiefly in farming and
the practice of law. Is now, 1896, thus employed at Buffalo
Valley, Putnam county, Tenn. m. Emma W. Henderson,
Athens, Tenn., March 14, 1883.
GEORGE W. WINSTEAD. b. in Weakly county, Tenn.,
Dec. 28, 1856. In early life worked on farm in summer, went
to country schools in winter. Teacher from age of seventeen
years to twenty years. Graduated from University at Athens
with B. S. Returned to native county to teach and read law.
Principal of Sharon Academy 1881-82; ditto Dresden High
School, 1882-83. Elected Supt. of Public Instruction, Weakly
County, March 1882, served two years. In 1884 a candidate for
Elector on National Republican Ticket for 9th Cong. District
of Tenn. Admitted to bar Jan. 1883, at Dresden, Tenn. Prac-
ticed law there until 1892. In 1888 a delegate from Tenn. to
National Republican Convention in Chicago. Appointed As-
sistant U. S. District Attorney for West Tenn. by President
Harrison in 1889. Nominated by State Republican Conven-
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tion at Nashville May 4, 1892, for Governor of Tenn. Made
sixty-six speeches in State canvass. Removed from Dresden
to Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 1893, and since then has there prac-
ticed law. 1896, Lawyer, Knoxville, Tenn. m. Annie E. Neal,,
of Helena, Arkansas, Nov. 2, 1887. She died Aug. 16, 1889. m.
Carolyn L. Scott, Nov. 14, 1894, at St. Louis, Mo.
RANSOM DAVID WHITTLE, b. in East Tennessee, July
31, 1852. Fitted for college at Thorn Grove Academy, Knox
county, Tennessee. Received, on graduation at Athens, B. S. ;
afterwards taught school one and a half years. Then entered
manufacturing business in Knoxville — been engaged in same
ever since. Present business, trunk and bag manufacturing,
Knoxville, Tenn. m. Mrs. Sallie E. John, June 5, 1879, at
CLASS OF 1882.
DAVID F. ARTHUR. Was from Macedonia, S. C, wherL
graduated from the University. After graduation he engaged
in teaching; then in real estate business in the same State.
ROBERT BURRELL BURCHFIELD. b. in Bledsoe county,
Tenn., Sept. 14, 1859. Was reared in Jefferson county, Tenn.».
on the farm. Student in Murray Academy, Dandridge, in
same county, two years fitting for college. After receiving
B. S. at Athens, taught school two years in Sequatchie Val-
ley, Tenn. Has since been engaged in civil engineering and
surveying in Florida. Elected Surveyor for Brevard county,
Fla., in 1888, which position he still holds in 1896. Appointed
U. S. Deputy Surveyor for Florida in 1888, which position he
still holds in 1896. Also gives attention to growing oranges^
and pineapples, at Georgiana, Indian River, Fla. m. Belle
Bruner, at Victoria, Tenn., Nov. 1, 1883.
FRANK M. CLEMANS. At graduation was from Miamis-
burg, Ohio. He received Ph.B., and has since been engaged
in the active ministry of the M. E. Church.
JOHN A. DENTON.
WILLIAM ATLEE LONG. b. in McMinn county, Tenn.,,
March 5, 1855. Was a farmer boy until nineteen years old.
Attended public and private schools. Taught public schools
and also science in Candler College, N. C, 1878-79. Was gradu-
ated at Athens with B. 8., and afterwards engaged in teaching
in Tenn. and N. C. in 1883-86. Member of Tenn. Legislature,
Representative from native county in 1895. For years has been
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a practicing attorney in Athens, Tenn., where he now, 1896, re-
sides, m. Ellen R. Candler, near Asheville,N. C, April 5. 1881.
FREDERICK LEE MANSFIELD, b. near Tarboro, Edge-
combe county, N. C, June 6, 1862. Obtained common school
■education at Cartersville, Ga. Removed from there to Athens,
Tenn., in Dec. 1877. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University
Jan. 1878, where he remained until graduated with A. B. Be-
gan practice of law July, 1884, at Atliens, Tenn., and has
practiced there since then except one year in Texas. Gradu-
ated in law at National University, Washington, D. C, June
10, 1884, tlie ninth in a class of forty-eight members. 1896,
Lawyer, Athens, Tenn.; member of firm Burkett & Mansfield,
in, Mollie Magill, Athens, Tenn., March 31, 1892.
GIDEON R. MATTHEWS, b. in Meigs county, Tenn., April
27, 1860. Was a resident of Athens, Tenn., when graduated
with B. S. Book-keeper in a wholesale dry goods store at
Walla Walla, Washington Territory, from March, 1886, to May,
1887. Died at Seattle, Washington Territory, July, 1887. m.
Annie Keho, Seattle, May, 1887.
SAMUEL WASHINGTON McCALLIE. b. in Tennessee Aug.
'8, 1856. Received Ph. B. from the University. Afterwards
was Supt. of City Schools Johnson City, Tenn. Instructor in
■Geology in University of Tenn., and Assistant of State Geolo-
gist of Ga. Took two years post-graduate work in Johns Hop-
kins University in Geology and Biology. Has written on the
marbles, gold deposits, and phosphates of Georgia. Now As-
sistant State Geologist, Atlanta, Ga.
WILLIAM F. McCARRON.
JOHN F. WILSON, b. in Knox county, Tenn., Jan. 18,1854.
W^orked on the farm until fifteen years old. Alternately a
student and teacher in public schools. Thus he fitted for col-
lege. Was graduated from East Tennessee Wesleyan Univer-
sity in June, 1878, with B. S., having also completed the greater
portion of the classical course. He later finished it and re-
ceived A. B. Then taught two years. Merchant and post-
master at Lyonton, Knox county> Tenn., from 1884 to 1896 —
"where he now resides, giving time to farming and the practice
of law. m. Maggie E. Sherrod, Lyonton, Dec. 24, 1878.
CLASS OF 1883.
ADDISON M. BROYLES.
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SAMUEL HARDEN COOK. b. in Loudon county, Tenn.,
Dec. 6, 1861. Fitted for college in the Loudon High Hchool.
Was graduated with Ph.B. Was a printer by trade, and at
one time editor of a weekly paper at Charleston, Tenn. He
died at Dayton, Tenn., June 27, 1889. m. Irona Frye, Cleve-
land, Tenn., Nov. 15, 1888.
ANNIE COOK ROBINETTE. b. at Loudon, Tenn., July 22,
1860. Fitted for college in the Loudon High School. Public
school teacher one or two terms. Took the A. B. degree at
Athens, m. Rev. J. J. Robinette, of the Holston Conference
M. E. Church, at Loudon, Oct. 23, 1883.
JAMES F. SWINGLE, b. in Washington county, Tenn.,
April, 1859. Fitted for college at Johnson City, Tenn., Public
Schools. Student in Milligan College, Tenn., 1879-81; ditto
East Tenn. Wesleyan University, 1881-83, receiving from it
A. B. Adjunct Professor Ancient Languages, East Tenn.
Wesleyan University, 1883-84, Principal of Powell's Valley
Seminary, Tenn., 1885-87. Employed in Census Bureau, Wash-
ington, D. C, 1889-94. Received LL.B. and LL.M. from Na-
tional Law School, Washington, D. C, in 1890 and 1891. Ad-
mitted to Washington bar in Dec, 1898. Lawyer at Greene-
ville, Tenn., 1894-96, present residence, m. Emma Bement
Alexander, at Collingdale, Pa., Dec. 31, 1895.
MARY ELIZABETH JANE TRETETHAN. b. near Balti-
more, Md., June 9, 1863. Attended school in Ducktown, Polk
county, Tenn.; at East La Porte, Jackson county, N. C. ; at
Shamokin, Pa., and at Hecla, Mich. Was graduated from
East Tenfn. Wesleyan University with B. S. Teacher at St.
Elmo, near Chattanooga, in 1883; ditto in Sequatchie College,
Tenn., 1884-85 ; ditto at Clinton, Tenn., 1885-96, where she re-
sides and teaches.
CLASS OF 1884.
JAMES B. BURNETT, b. near Knoxville, Tenn., July 10,
1861. Attended Knoxville City Schools two years. Taught
school in Knox county. Was graduated with B. S. at Athens.
Principal of Coal Creek Academy two years. Merchant two
years. Admitted to bar in Knoxville in 1886. Author of "Ex-
emption Laws of Tennessee." Lawyer, Clinton, Anderson
county, Tenn. m. N. O. Edwards, in 1885, at Coal Creek, Tenn.
She died .
SAMUEL A. CROCKETT, b. in McMinn county, Tenn.,
Dec. 5, 1855. Reared on the farm and received early education
in the common schools of native county. Entered East Tenn-
Wesleyan University in Sept. 1878, from which he received B.
S. Since then has been Principal of Forest Hill Academy,
Athens, Tenn., Brown Seminary, Leicester, N. C, McKinney
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High School, Sneedville, Tenn., Mountain City Seminary,
Mountain City, Tenn., and of the Graded School, Johnson
City, Tenn. In general mercantile business, Tellico Junction,
Tenn,, 1894-96. m. Kate M. Haun, Class of '85, Whitesburg,
Tenn., June 27, 1889.
JAMES ALEXANDER FOWLER, b. in Knox county, Tenn.,
Feb. 22, 1863. Student in school at Heiskell Station in native
county, and in Holston Seminary, New Market, Tenn. Re-
ceived on graduation at Athens, A. B. Tutor in East Tenn.
Wesleyan University, 1884-85. Principal of Clinton High
School, Clinton, Tenn., 1885-86. Has since been engaged in the
practice of law at Clinton, Knoxville, and other places. Lay
delegate from Holston Conference M. E. Church to the Gen-
eral Conference, 1896, Cleveland, Ohio. Address, Clinton, Tenn.
m. Lucy E. Hornsby, Athens, Tenn., May 28, 1885.
ISAAC T. FOX. Was at graduation a resident of Loy's
<Jross Roads, Tenn. He received B. S., and afterwards en-
gaged in teaching. He died .
JOHN N. HINES. At graduation was from Knoxville,
Tenn.. and received B. S. Address in 1896 said to be Fresno,
BARSHEBA AMIS HUGGINS.
JAMES WILEY PARKER MASSEY. b. in Haywoocf county,
N. C. Nov. 18, 1856. Prepared for college in Newport Academy,
Newport, Tenn., and Preparatory Deparment of East Tenn,
Wesleyan University, from which he received Ph.B. Editor
of Newport, Tenn., Journal^ 1884-86. Teacher and Principal of
Powell's Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn,, 1886-89 ; ditto
Academy, Sevierville, Tenn,, 1889-91. President Murphy Col-
lege, Sevierville, 1891-92. Post-graduate Study in English and
Classics in alma mater, and also special work in English and
Pedagogy, National Normal University, Lebanon, Ohio, Pas-
tor M. E. Church, Sherman Heights, Tenn.. 1892-93, Principal
High School, MoDade, Texas, and Normal Instructor, Gid-
dings, Texas, 1894. Principal of High School, Alvarado, Texas,
1896, m. Eliza Woodson, Well Spring, Tenn,, Dec, 25, 1888,
EUGENIA LONG McINTURFF. b. Athens, Tenn., Nov. 3,
1863. Received B. S. at graduation, m. Rev. David N. Mcln-
turflf. Class of '86, at Chattanooga,'Tenn., Jan. 28, 1866. Since,
has been the wife of a minister and missionary of the M. E.
Church in Tennessee, Japan, Oregon, and Washington. Now,
1896, President of Woman's Home Missionary Society of Co-
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lumbia River Conference, and also engaged in home-making
at Spokane, Washington.
CARRIE COLEMAN MILLER, b. Urbana, Ohio, July 24,
1864. Received B. S. at Athens, m. Robert J. Miller in Chat-
tanooga, March 17, 1886. Residence, 416 Houston st., Chatta-
JAMES R. SMITH, b. near Whitwell, Tenn., Dec. 20, 1859.
Worked on the farm during early life and taught country
schools. Was graduated at East Tenn. Wesleyan University
with B. S. Has been in Chattanooga, Tenn., most of the time
since graduation, engaged in the grocery, produce and grain
business. 1896 in the produce business at 813 Cherry street,
CLASS OF 1885.
GEORGE ELIJAH BARNARD, b. Barnardsville, Roane
county, Tenn., Feb. 6, 1859. Clerked in store and taught school
until he entered the Seminary at Concord, Tenn. Fitted for
college at Seminary. Was graduated a B. S. Merchant, Pilot
Point, Texas, 1886. Secretary of Medicine Company, Nash-
ville, Tenn., 1887-88. Special agent for the Mutual Life Insur-
ance Co., of New York, in Texas 1889-95. In 1896 in the Fire
and Life Insurance business. Celeste, Texas.
LENORA M. E. WEST BOWEN. b. Near Tampieo, Grainger
county, Tenn., Attended public schools in native
county and two years a student in Holston Seminary, New Mar-
ket, Tenji., two and a half years in Sulphur Springs Academy,
Joppa, Tenn. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University in
fall of 1883, and was graduated a B. S. in 1885. Teacher of Mu-
sic, Powell's Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn., 1885-86;
ditto Warren College, Chucky City, Tenn., 1886-87; ditto Par-
rottsville Seminary, Parrottsville, Tenn., 1888-89; ditto at her
home, Athens, Tenn., 1890-91. Took a course in instrumental
music at Athens and received Mus. B. in 1891. m. Sidney A.
Bowen, Athens, Tenn., Nov. 18, 1891. Now, 1896, house-keep-
ing and home-making at Jewell's, Ga.
RICHARD CALDWELL BRAMLETT. b. in Gwinnett county,
Ga., Sept. 16, 1859. In very early life became religious and was
called to preach. Entered Ellijay Seminary, Ellijay, Ga., in
1876, where he fitted for college. Was graduated an A. B.
Has travelled and preached every year, except one, since grad-
uation, in the Georgia Conference M. E. Church. Principal of
Du Pont Seminary, Ga., 1890-91 ; ditto Mount Zion Seminary,
Mount Zion, Ga., 1895-96. Teaching and preaching in
1896, Mount Zion, Ga. m. Lillie A. Puckett, Dec. 22, 1891, at
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KATIE HAUN CROCKETT. A native of Hamblen county,
East Tenn. Received instruction in common scliools. Then
began teaching. Student in High School, Whitesburg, Tenn.,
two years. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University, winter
1883-84. Received there, B. S. Then taught school — public,
select and private until 1889. m. Prof. Samuel A. Crockett,
Class of '84, Whitesburg, Tenn., June 27, 1889. Then taught
three years at Mountain City, Tenn. Then went from school-
keeping to house-keeping, and is now, 1896, thus employed
at Tellico Junction, Tenn.
SAMUEL B. HIKES. At graduation was from Knox county,
Tenn. Received B. S. at Athens. Resides now, 1896, at Fresno,
iVATHANIEL G. JACKS, b. near Athens, McMinn county,
Tenn., Dec. 6, 1849. Early education neglected on account of
civil war. At fifteen years of age enlisted in the U. S. Army
in 1864. Discharged at Nashville, July, 1865. Fitted for col-
lege at Cog Hill in native county, and taught school before
graduation at Athens with B. S. Pastor of First Christian
Church, Knoxville, Tenn., in 1882-83. Principal of High
School, Ooltewah, Tenn., 1885-87. Pastor of Second Christian
Church, Augusta, Ga., 1887-96 — which position he holds in 1896.
Has served also as special evangelist with marked success in
Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and South Carolina. Author of
pamphlets and evangelistic sermons in book form. m. Tennie
Womack, near Chattanooga, Tenn., Dec. 23, 1879.
GERTIE RODEFER KENNEDY. Was from New Market,
Tenn., at graduation, when she received B. S. She married
Mr. John Kennedy, and resides now, 1896, in Knoxville, Tenn.
HENRY FRANCIS KINSER. b. in Monroe county, Tenn.,
Feb. 28, 1858. As a boy had few school advantages. Entered
college at Mosheim, Tenn., Jan. 1878. In school there and at
Tulegahler in native county two years. Taught a few public
schools before entering East Tenn. Wesleyan University, where
he received B. S. Since then has taught in public schools and
academies of Monroe and adjoining counties. Now, 1896,
teacher, Madisonville, Tenn. m. Laura Lauderdale, in Lou-
don county, Tenn., July 20, 1886.
WILLIAM A. LEWIS.
ROBERT LEE MADISON, b. at Staunton, Va., Feb. 17, 1867.
Instructed at home by his mother until his ninth year. Then
for six years was in private schools and Classical Department
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of Lexington, Va., Graded Schools. Father died in 1878.
Family removed in 1881 to Dalton, Ga., thence to Cleveland
and later to Athens, Tenn. Here he entered the East Tenn.
Wesleyan University, and was graduated a Ph. B. Taught
three months in Cumberland county, Tenn., in 1885. Principal
of Quallatown, N. C, Seminary, 1885-88; ditto of Jackson
Academy, Sylva, N. C, 1888-89; ditto of Cullowhee High
School, Painter, N. C, 1889-96. Has a series of common school
texts in preparation. Now, 1896, Principal of Cullowhee High
School, Painter, N. C, containing a Normal Department, es-
tablished by the State and aided by an annual appropriation
of $1,500. m. Ella Virginia Richards, of Galveston, Texas, at
Cullowhee, N. C, Nov. 25, 1891.
LIZZIE J. McMAHAN. b. near Athens, Tenn., Feb. 9, 1865.
Fitted for college in McMinn county public schools and taught
in them two terms before entering East Tenn. Wesleyan Uni-
versity, where the A. B. degree was received. Teacher in Elli-
jay Seminary, Ellijay, Ga., 1885 and 1887 ; ditto Warren College,
Chucky City, Tenn., 1886. Then taught a few years in native
county public schools. Teacher at Kirkland, Texas, 1894-96.
JAMES EBLEN TALLAXT. b. near Ooltewah, James
county, Tenn., Sept. 9, 1860. Father died when he was three
years old. Reared on farm until nineteen years of age, occa-
sionally went to public school. Joined the M. E. Church,
1878. Licensed to preach in 1882. Entered Academy at Red
Clay, Ga., in 1879. Alternated teaching in public schools of
native county and attending East Tenn, Wesleyan University
from 1880 to 1885. Was graduated a B. S. Principal of Harri-
son Academy, Harrison, Tenn., 1885-1888. Professor of Latin
and Mathematics in Seminary at Ellijay, Ga., 1888-93, during
last three years was Principal of Seminary — resigned in 1893.
President of Chico Male and Female Institute, Chico, Texas,
1893-96. Now, 1896, a member of Austin Conference M. E.
Church, and teacher and preacher at Chico, Texas, m. Cale-
donia Nichols, in Knox county, Tenn., Dec. 17, 1885.
OSCAR L. WEST.
CLASS OF 1886.
JOHN LIGHT ATLEE, Jr. b. Athens, Tenn., April 1, 1866.
Fitted for college in private schools and in Preparatory De-
partment of East Tenn. Wesleyan University. Was graduated
from Grant Memorial University with Ph.B. Taught school
in Hamilton county, Tenn. In grocery business in Chatta-
nooga, Tenn., 1887-88. Assistant Secretary Y. M. C. A., Chat-
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tanooga, 1888-89. General Secretary Department of Virginia,
Y. M. C. A., 1889-91. General Seeretaty Y. M. C. A., Danville,
Va., 1891-93. Editor and Manager of Woman's Health Journal,
1893-96, at Chattanooga, m. Margaret Patten, Chattanooga,
Sept. 16, 1891.
ELLSWORTH BETHEL. b.^Smyrna, Ohio, June 20, 1863. Was
educated in public schools of Ohio, and at Scio College, Ohio.
Student two years in Grant Memorial University, Athens,
Tenn., where he was graduated a B. S. Taught in public
schools of Ohio before graduation. Professor in Greeley Bus-
iness College, Colorado, three years. Instructor in Natural
Sciences in Denver High School, Denver, Col., 1890-96. Speci-
alty is Biology. Has personally made large and valuable col-
lections. Author of a work in Zoology and Botany used in
grammar grades in the public schools of Denver, Col. Ad-
dress, 296 South Grant ave., Denver, Col.
SAMUEL C. BROWN, b. in Cumberland county, Tenn.,
Is ov. 5, 1855. Attended common schools, but studied more at
home. Was graduated a B. S. Superintendent of Public In-
struction of Cumberland county five years. Clerk and Mas-
ter, Chancery Court, Crossville, Tenn., four years. Practiced
law 1892-96. Delegate from 4th Congressional District of
Tenn., to National Republican Convention at Minneapolis,
1892. Now, 1896, lawyer, Crossville, Tenn. m. M. Alice Cline,
North ville, Cumberland county, Tenn., Dec. 5, 1887.
JOHN HENRY EARLY, b. Livingston, Ga., Aug. 23, 1860.
Attended such public schools as native community afforded.
Was graduated an A. B. Principal of Seminary at Ellijay, Ga.,
1886-87. State Senator from the 8th Senatorial District of
Tenn., in 1891-92; also, in 1895-96, which position he now holds.
Lawyer in 1896, Chattanooga, Tenn. m. Serelda F. Wallace,
of Anderson county, Tenn., at Athens, Tenn., Aug. 16, 1885.
ELIJAH JEFFERSON FOUTE. b. in Knox county, Tenn,,
Nov. 19, 1861. Reared on farm and obtained preparatory train-
ing in public schools. Received B. S. on graduation and since
tlien has been engaged in the practice of medicine at Trigo-
JOHN PELER GRIFFITTS. b. Unitia, Tenn., Sept. 20,
1857. Worked on farm until twenty-two years old. Then
entered Academy at Friendsville, Tenn. Entered Grant Uni-
versity in 1884, from which he received B. S. Professor of
Mathematics Loudon College, Loudon, Tenn., 1888-89. Princi-
pal of Union High School, Virtue, Tenn., 1892. President of
Roane College, Wheat, Tenn., in 1893. Prof. Natural Science
Ewing and Jefferson College, 1893-95. Took courses in Teach-
er's Department University of Tennessee, and the National
University, Chicago, 111., and received degrees. Now, 1896,
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President of Roane College, Wheat, Roane county, Tenn. m.
Mary E. Kollock, Eaton's Cross Roads, Tenn., April 23, 1891.
FLETCHER HAMLINE. From Peekskill, New York, as a
non-resident student. On examination of manuscript and
theses on a post-graduate course received Ph.D.
NORA RANGE LONG. b. near Johnson City, Tenn. Oct. 5,
1867. Fitted for college under private teachers. Was a stu-
dent two years in Milligan College, prior to entering Grant
University, from which she received B. S. Taught music in
Johnson City, Tenn., two years after leaving college, m. Ed-
win A. Long, M. D., Class of '87, at Johnson City, Tenn., March
12, 1891, where she now resides.
JAMES PRYOR LOONEY.
DAVID NATHANIEL McINTURFF. b. near John?on City,
East Tenn., Sept. 8, 1860. Father served in Federal Army three
years. Early in life became religious and began to preach
when fifteen years of age. Entered Preparatory Department
of University at Athens, where he fitted for college work. Was
graduated an A. B. Pastor of M. E. Church, Rockwood, Tenn.,
1886-87 ; ditto at Asheville, N. C, 1887-88. Missionary to Japan,
three years. Pastor St. Paul's Church, Portland, Oregon, two
years; ditto at Eugene, Oregon, two years. Now, 1896, Pas-
tor of church at Spokane, Washington — membership, 700. Re-
ceived D. D. from Baker University in 1891. While in Japan
was editor of Japanese Chn'stinn Advocate, and now is chief
editor of Union Leader, and Pastor of M. E. Church, Spokane,
Washington, m. Eugenia L. Long, Class of '84, at Chatta-
nooga, Tenn., Jan. 28, 1886.
HATTIE E. McMAHAN. b. in McMinn county, Tenn., Aug.
12, 1866. Completed the studies in the country public schools
before entering college. Received at Athens on graduation,
Ph.B., and afterwards engaged in teaching in the public schools
of McMinn county. Address, Athens, Tenn.
SALLIE R. McSPADDEN. b. Cleveland, Tenn., Oct. 16, 1868.
Resided at graduation near Concord, Tenn. Received B. S. at
Athens, Tenn. During much of the time since then has been
a teacher. Teacher in North Knoxville High School, Knox-
ville, Tenn., 1891-96. Address, 729 N. 4th ave, Knoxville, Tenn.
y CHARLES WILLIAM MILLER, b. in Monroe county, Ala.,
I Nov. 1.3, 1859. His father was killed in battle of Chickamauga
in 1863 — mother taught school. Was a student in Andrews In-
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stitute, Ala., in 1880-81. Local preacher and served as supply.
Received B. S. at Athens. Assistant pastor of M. E. Church,
Birmingham, Ala., in summer and fall of 1886. Missionary to
South America, 1886-93. While there wrote two pamphlets,
several tracts, and edited for one year a monthly paper La
Verdad, (The Truth), all in the Spanish language. Now, 1896,
a member of Holston Conference M. E. Church and pastor of
Cumberland Gap circuit. Address, Well Spring, Tenn. m.
Mary E. Woodson, at Well Spring, June 8, 1886.
CLASS OF 1887.
NINA LELIA BAILEY, b. Carter Station, Greene county,
Tenn., Attended a common school for a few
years, which became Oakland Seminary, where she was fitted
for college. Was graduated at Athens a Ph.B. Teacher in
Preparatory Department, Oakland Seminary, Baileyton, Tenn.,
1888-89. Teacher in saine of Latin, English and Rhetoric
1889-95. Principal of Oakland Seminary, 1895-96. Has been
teaclier there eight years. Address, Baileyton, Greene county,
WILLIAM HENRY COX. b. in Washington county, Tenn.,
Jan. 15, 1852. Early life on the farm. Had no school privileges
vintil about eighteen years old. Tlien entered Boone's Creek
Seminary in native county. Was graduated at Athens in
Science and Theology, receiving B. S. and B. D, Clerk in
store, Jonesboro, Tenn., 1888-95. Local Preacher in M. E.
Church, Jonesboro Circuit two years. Superintendent of Pub-
lic Instruction for Washington county, 1895-96. Now, 1896,
farmer and County Superintendent of Public Instruction,
Jonesboro, Tenn. m. Dora Hill, May 13, 1888.
JAMES WEBSTER DORTON. b. at McLenden Stand, Tenn.,
July 8, 1858. Was graduated at Athens with Ph.B. Since then
has been studying and practicing law. Now, 1896, Lawyer,
Crossville, Cumberland, county, Tenn.
SUE M. HENDERSON WEST.
CHARLES HENRY JENNINGS, b. in Blount county, Tenn.,
Nov. 3, 1863. Deputy Postmaster at New Market, Tenn. Stu-
dent there in Holston Seminary five years. Then entered
University at Athens. Teacher in Powell's Valley Seminary,
Well Spring, Tenn., 1885-86. Then book-keeper at Knoxville,
and afterwards Deputy Clerk of Supreme Court in same city
three years. Received A. B. from Grant University. In Call-
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fornia 1890. Memlier of law firm, Johnson City, Tenn., 1891-94,
where he is now, 1896, Corporation Tax Attornf^y, and Attor-
ney for the Southern Railway Co. m. Lula M. Coleman, Chat-
tanooga, Tenn., Nov. 15, 1892.
JAMES TEMPLETON JONES, b. in Hamilton county, Tenn.,
Sept. 20, 1856. Prepared for college in country schools. Was
graduated from Grant University in Science and Theology,
receiving B. S. and B. D. Has been in the ministry of the
Cumberland Presbyterian Church since graduation. Now,
1896, Pastor of C. P. Church, Batesville, Miss. m. E. G. Kelley
in Marion county, Tenn., Feb. 28, 1894.
JOHN MARCUS LEVERITT. b. in Randolph county, Ala.,
Nov., 1859. Studied at Rock Mills. Ala., and at Oxford, Ga.
Received B. S. on graduation. Taught school at Ashland,
Ala., 1887-90, and continued to teach at various places until
April, 1896. Now engaged in merchandising and farming at
Oaklone, Ala. m. Cora L. Gilbert, June 15, 1890, Pinckneyville',
JAMES ALBERT LONG. b. in McMinn county, Tenn., Aug.
7, 1859. Taught in public and high schools prior to graduation
when B. S. was received. Student in Chattanooga Medical
College, 1889-90. Received from it M. D. Pension Surgeon at
Loudon, Tenn., 1890-93. Secretary of McMinn County Medical
Society in 1894. Now, 1896, Physician, Chucky City, Tenn,
m. Lillie Robinson, Loudon, Tenn., Nov. 7, 1887.
EDWIN AUGUSTUS LONG. b. Athens, Tenn., Nov. 24, 1861.
Fitted for college at Williamsburg Academy, in native
county. Taught two years at Wedowee and Pleasant Hill
Academies in Alabama, and public schools in Tennessee prior
to graduating with B. S. at Athens. Instructor in Math-
ematics at Warren College, Chucky City, Tenn., in 1887-89.
Received from Medical Department of University of Louis-
ville, Ky., in 1891, M. D. Now, 1896, Physician at Johnson
City, Tenn. m. Nora Range, Class of '86, Johnson City, Tenn.,
March 12, 1891.
MAMIE GIBSON MILLER, b. at Bainbridge, Ga., Dec. 5,
1867. Fitted for college in the private schools of Athens, Tenn.,
and Martha Washington Female College, Va. Received B. S.
from University at Athens, Tenn. m. Lawyer W. B. Miller,
at Athens, Tenn., Sept. 5, 1889. Address in 1896, Dayton, Tenn.
JOHN BELL RICE. Was a resident of Lot, Ky., when he
was graduated at Athens, receiving A. B. m. Emma Lee Da-
EMMA LEE DAVIS RICE. Resided at Yellow Sulphur,
Tenn., when graduated with B. S. m. John Bell Rice.
JAMES HAMILTON RIDDLE, b. in Gordon county, Ga.,
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March 19, 1855. Reared on the farm. Received primary edu-
cation at Fairmount, Ga. Associate Principal of Lineville
High School, Lineville, Ala., three years. Principal of Bethel
Institute, Chiy county, Ala., two years. Received Ph. B. from
Grant University, and three years later Ph.M. Associate
Principal Ashland High School, Ashland, Ala., three years.
President i^shiand College, Ashland, Ala., three years. Vice-
President Lineville College, Lineville, Ala., one year. Secre-
tary of County Board of Education, Clay county, Ala., six
years. Commissioner in 1893 to survey and locate boundary
line between Clay and Talladega counties, Ala. Now, 1896,
Member of Board of Education, Morgan county, Ala., and
President of Hartselle College, Hartselle, Ala. m. Idora
Jenkins, Lineville, Ala., June 23, 1883. She died. m. Emma
Conger, Hackneyville, Ala., Dec. 27, 1894.
WILLIAM EtiBERT ROUERS. Reared on a farm in Weakly
county, Tenn. Academic education at Hickory Grove in same
county. Held a clerkship at Martin, Tenn., two years. Re-
ceived B. S. at Athens, Tenn. Teacher at Eva, Texas, two
years; ditto at Aurora, Texas, one year. Practicing Attorney
in Cooke county, Texas, 1892-96. In 1896, Lawyer at Gaines- "
ville, Texas, m. Lola C. Wells, in Cooke county, Texas, Oct.
HENDERSON DAVAULT SPROT.ES. b. in Sullivan county,
Tenn., in 1855. Parents were poor. Was reared on a farm
Attended school until able to teach. Then taught public
schools in Washington, Sullivan, Greene, and Hawkins coun-
ties, Tenn. Received B. S. at Athens. Principal Church Hill
Academy, Hawkins county, Tenn., 1887-89; ditto of Male and
Female Institute, Blountville, Tenn., 1889-91 ; ditto of Academy,
Kingsport, Tenn., 1891-92; ditto again at Blountville, 1892-93;
ditto Mill Point Institute, 1894-95. Occupation in 1896, farm-
ing. Address, Slaughter, Tenn. m. Mattie J. Bell, in Sulli-
van county, Tenn., July 24, 1895.
JAMES MILTON WILLIAMS, b. at Morristown, Tenn., April
7, 1861. His parents died when he was very young. Early
education obtained in public schools of Morristown. Student
in Hiwassee College, Tenn., one and a half years. Entered
University at Athens, Jan., 1882. Received; from it B. D. and
A. B. Principal of Warren College, Chucky City, Tenn., two
years ; Parrottsville Seminary, one year ; ditto Powell's Valley
Seminary, Well Spring, one year; ditto Holston Seminary,
New Market, Tenn., 1893-96. Now, 1896, teacher New Market,
Tenn. m. L. Sabina Bailey, at Baileyton, Tenn., April 30, 1889.
L. SABINA BAILEY WILLIAMS, b. at Baileyton, Greene
county, Tenn., July 13, 1867. Educated chiefly at Oakland
Seminary near home. Received Ph.B. from Grant University.
Taught as Assistant and Instructor in Music, Parrottsville
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Seminary, Parrottsville, Tenn., 1889-90. Teacher in Sulphur
Springs Academy, 1892-93. In 1896, teacher at New Market,
Tenn., in Holston Seminary, m. Prof. James M. Williams at
Baileyton, Tenn., April 30, 1889.
CLASS OF 1888.
fJEORGE DOUGLASS ADAMS, b. Decatur, Tenn.. Nov. 4,
1862. Learned the printers' trade. Teacher in public schools
of McMinn county, Tenn. Student at Decatur Academy. Re-
ceived B. S. from Grant University. Principal Chilhowee In-
stitute, Tenn., one year. Teacher in Collegiate Institute,
Parker county, Texas, two years; ditto in Brock Santo Semi-
nary, Santo, Texas, three years. Now, 1896, finishing- second
year as teacher in Palo Pinto Academy, Palo Pinto, Texas,
m. Georgia Thomas, Weatherford, Texas, Sept. 25, 1890.
ALEXANDER DONNELL COLLIEF. b. in Knox county
Tenn., Jan. 11, 1861. On the farm until the age of twenty-one
years. Attended the public schools of the rural districts. Re-
ceived B. S. on graduation. Elected a member of Knox County
Court, August 1894. Attorney at law, Powell's Station, Tenn.
CHARLES A. GRISE. Resided at Wilmington, Del., when
he was graduated an A. B. at Grant University.
JOHN THOMAS HENDERSON, b. near Loudon, Tenn., Aug.
16,1862. Reared on the farm and received early edvication
chiefly in the public schools, in which he afterwards taught.
Received B. S. on graduation. Principal of Maury Academy,
Dandridge, Tenn., 1888-91 ; ditto of Fall Branch Graded School,
Washington county, Tenn., 1891-94. Supt. of Public Instruction
in Loudon county, Tenn., 1893-97. Address, Loudon, Tenn.
THOMAS WRIGHT MATNEY. b. near Asheville, N. C,
April 8, 1862. Student in Masonic Institute, Taylorsville, Tenn.
in 1883. Taught school to support himself while in college.
Was graduated from Grant University with A. B. Received
the B. D. from the same in May, 1889. President of Bloom-
ington College, Bloomington, Tenn., from his graduation until
his death at Bloomington, Oct. 13, 1889. Was also pastor of
Bloomington and Cookville charge, M. E. Church, during his
presidency, m. Mary Elizabeth Hagey, Athens, Tenn., June
MARY ELIZABETH HAGEY MATNEY. b. in Germantown,
Philadelphia, Pa., July 7, 1868. Student in private school Pied-
mont, W. Va., and afterward in public schools of Baltimore,
Md., and Washington, D. C. Was graduated from Washington
High School, June, 1884. Entered Grant University, A ug., 1886,
and was graduated an A. B. Teacher of Music Bloomington
College, Bloomington, Tenn., 1888-89. Also taught in prepara-
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tory department at same place. Now, 1896, Clerk, Stenogra-
pher and Typewriter in Life Insurance, 115 W. Duval street,
Germantown. Pa. m. Rev. Thomas Wright Matney, Athens,
Tenn., June 13, 1888.
SAMUEL J. MORRIS. Resided at Harrington, Del., when
graduated with A. B. from Grant University.
MARION GRANT RAMBO. b. in Greene county, Tenn.,
March 20, 1866. Teacher in Greene county public schools,
1885-87. Fitted for college at Warren Collegiate Institute,
Chucky City, Tenn. Was graduated from Grant University
with B. S. Principal of Holston Seminary, New Market,
Tenn., 1888. Pastor M. E. Church, Aullville, Mo., 1889. Ad-
mitted to St. Louis Conference, M. E. Church, in 1890, and ap-
pointed to Rockville 1890, Smithton 1891, Independence 1892.
Transferred to Des Moines Conference in 1893, and stationed at
Yorktown, Iowa, 1893-96. Now, 1896, Methodist Minister, York-
town, Iowa. m. Mrs. Ada E. Pearson Smith, Higginsville,
Mo., Oct. 3, 1889.
THOMAS WILLIAM SALT. b. in England, May 20, 1862.
Received preparatory training in Manchester, England.
Studied under private instructors two years. Licensed to
preach by M. E. Church, Dec. 25, 1882. Entered travelling
ministry in 1884. Was graduated at Grant University in The-
ology in 1888, and received B. D. Then took post-graduate
course in Grant LTniversity, receiving A. M. in 1889 and Ph.D.
in 1890. Pastor of Spruce street M. E. Church, Nashville, Tenn.,
1888-89. Took while there a course in medicine in State Medi-
cal College. President Bloomington College, Tenn., 1889-90.
Pastor of Spruce street M. E. Church, Nashville, 1890-91; ditto
Huntington Church, 1891-96, and also served as Vice-President
McLemoresville Collegiate Institute from 1892 to 1896, which
positions he now, 1896, holds, and is also Professor of Lan-
guages. Address, McLemoresville, Tenn. m. Cleopatra Al-
man, McLemoresville, Tenn., July 4, 1888.
ELEANOR E. McLAIN SPERRY. b. Fayette, Iowa, Sept. 1,
1870. Student at St. Louis Seminary, 1884; ditto Toledo, Ohio,
High School, 1885. Studied Music in St. Louis, Mo., 1882-84.
Was graduated from Grant University a Bachelor of Music,
Assistant in Music Department of Alma Mater, 1888-89.
Teacher of private class, St. Louis, Mo., 1889-91. Principal of
Music Department Salisburg Academy, Salisburg, Mo., 1891-92.
Teacher of Elocution, Banjo and Guitar, at Centenary College,
Cleveland, Tenn., 1893-94. m. Isaac Dunham Sperry, St.
Louis, Mo., July 18, 1895. Address, 310 Odd Fellow's Building,
St. Louis, Mo.
WILLIAM MARION THOMAS, b. at Folger, McMinn county,
Tenn., March 18, 1862. Student at Riceville and Calhoun,
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Tenn. Superintendent of Public Instruction for McMinn
county, 1887-88. Was graduated from Grant University a B.S.
and from St. Louis College of Physicians an M. D. in 1891,
Took post-graduate course in INIedicine at New Orleans, La.,
in 1895. Physician at Blue Ridge, Texas, 1891-95. Practicing
medicine now, 1896, at Farmersville, Texas, m. Mary J. Hon-
aker, Farmersville, Texas, Jan. 31, 1894.
ROBERT HILTOK THOMPSON, b. near Athens, Tenn.,
Dec. 23, 1866. Prepared for college in the public schools and
the preparatory department of East Tenn. Wesleyan LTniver-
sity. Taught in public schools before being graduated from
L'J^niversity with A. B. Representative from McMinn county,
Tenn., in the State Legislature, 1889-91; editor of The Athenian-!
1890-91. Attorney at law, Denison, Texas, m. Ona Prather
in Athens. Tenn.
HENRY CLAY WRIGHT, b. Johnson City, Tenn., Sept. 20,
1865. Early years spent on a farm. Preparatory education
obtained chiefly at Milligan College, Carter county, Tenn.
Was graduated from Grant University an A. B. Studied
medicine in Chattanooga Medical College and in University
of Louisville, Ky., receiving M. D. from the latter in 1892. Has
since been a practicing physician and is now, 1896, such at
CLASS OF 1889.
ANNA B. LONG ARNOLD, b. in McMinn county, Tenn.,
Jan. 30, 1866. Prepared for college in the academic department
of Grant University. Was graduated with B. S. Address, 846
Michigan Ave., Portland, Oregon, m. Rev. George R. Arnold,
in Portland, Oregon, July 11, 1892.
ERNEST BLAKE CALDWELL, b. Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 12,
1869. Removed to Athens, Tenn., in 1880, and entered East
Tenn. Wesleyan LTniversity and was graduated with A. B. in
1889, and B. D. in 1892. Teacher in Walnut Grove College in
Ala., 1892-93. Pastor of M. E. Church, Deansboro, New York,
1893-96, and a member of the Northern New York Conference,
Address, Pastor M. E. Church, Deansboro, Oneida county, New
York. m. Gertrude Flora Beeler, Ottawa, Kansas, June 3, 1891.
SAMUEL CROOK. Was a resident of Baltimore, Md., at
graduation, when he received at Athens B. S,
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WINFIELD SCOTT DENTO>'.
HARRISON ADAMS GREAVES, b. Wilmington, Del., Sept.
20, 1864. Was a student in public schools, Wilmington, Del.,
Wilmington Conf. Academy, Dover, Del., and Delaware Col-
lege, Newark, Del. Was graduated from Grant University an
A. B., and from Drew Theological Seminary a B. D. Pastor of
M. E. Church, Chelton, ave., Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.;
ditto Eddystone, Pa. ; ditto Cokesbury M. E. Church, Marcus
Hook, Pa. Now. 1896, Pastor of M. E. Church, 904 12th St. N.
W., Washington, D. C. m. Dr. Blanche Fiscus, Germantown,
Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 14, 1892.
EDGAR REAMER LING. b. in Bedford, Pa., 1863. In early
life taught in the public schools of East Tenn. Student in
preparatory department of East Tenn. Wesleyan University,
from which he was graduated a B. S. Principal of Powell's
Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn., 1889-91. Superintend-
ent of City Schools, Morgan. Texas, 1891-92. President of
Bloomington College, Bloomington, Tenn., 1892-94; ditto of
Shawnee Normal, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1895-96. Has taken
special work in English Literature, German, Spanish and
Pedagogy. Author of serials, "In the Quarry," and ''Indie, or
Art Legion of the Rock House." Now, 1896, teacher at Fort
MARY ATLEE LUTER. b. at Goliad, Texas, June 13, 1868.
Lived the most of her life at Athens, Tenn., where she was
educated and completed a course in music, receiving the
Bachelor's degree, Mus. B. Principal of the Department of
Music in Grant University at her death, Feb. 1, 1893.
MART WE\TWORTH McLAIN. b. Fayette, Iowa, March,
31, 1869. Obtained early education in St. Louis, Mo., Seminary,
1882-84, and Toledo High School, Toledo, Ohio, 1884-86. Was
graduated from Grant Univei'sity a B. S. and also a Mus. B.
in 1889. Had private pupils, St. Louis, 1891-92. Principal of
Music Department, Scotland Academy, Scotland, S. Dakota,
1893-94. Governess, Marion, Va., 1894-95. Address, Tuxedo,
GEORGE GILLIS MILLER, b. in Dale county, Ala., Jan.
28, 1861. Farmed — cut cordwood — quarried building stone-
worked in flouring mill. Student in Andrew Institute, Ala.,
taught school — was janitor, book agent and Bible colporteur.
Received B. S. from Grant University. Principal of Mallalien
Seminary, Kinsey, Ala., 1890-93; ditto School No. 20, Escam-
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bia county. Fla., 1893-94. In the active ministry of the M. E.
Church, 1894-96. Now, 1896, Minister in Ala. Conference of M.
E. Church, Marl, Greene county, Ala. m. Julia Amanda
Mixson, Tabernacle, Coflfee county, Ala., June 26, 1892.
MARION HARBIN MONROE, b. in Lumkin, county, Ga.,
June 29, 1855. Attended Dawsonville Academy, Ga., and
served as supply pastor in the Georgia Conference, 1888-92.
Took the course of Theology at Athens, and received B. D.;
also took other literary work. President of Warren College,
Chucky City, Tenn., 1889-90. Principal of Parrottsville Semi-
nary, Parrottsville, Tenn., 1890-93. Pastor in Holston Confer-
ence M. E, Church, 1894-96. Now, 1896, Pastor of Chatata cir-
cuit. Address, Chatata, Tenn, m. Sarah L. Self, March 27,
1879. She died. m. Mary A. Kyker, July, 17, 1884, Athens,
JOHN PATTERSON MORTON, b. at Forkvale, Tenn., Aug.
26, 1855. Was a student at Fincastle and Well Spring, Tenn.
Then Superintendent of Public Instruction of Anderson
county, Tenn. Received from Grant University in 1889. A. B.
and also B. D. A member of the Holston Conference M. E.
• Church, and apj)ointed pastor and served as follows: Morris-
town, Tenn,, 1889-90 ; South Pittsburg, 1890-91 ; Kingston, 1891-93 ;
Clinton, 1893-94, where he died Sept. 15, 1894. m. Helen Little,
at Well Spring, Tenn., July 13, 1882.
DAVID FLETCHER OSTEEN.
JOEL FRANKLIN SMITH, b. in Wilkes county, N. C,
Nov. 4, 1863. Attended district school in 1881. Student in
Trap Hill Academy, N. C, 1881-82; ditto in Leicester Academy,
N. C, 1882-83; ditto in Roaring Gap Academy, same State,
1883-84. Entered East Tenn. Wesleyan University in Nov.
1884, from which he received in 1889 both A. B. and B. D. Prin-
cipal of Fair View Seminary, Trap Hill, N. C, 1889-92. Sup-
ply Pastor of M. E. Church, Perkins, Okla., July to Dec. 1892.
Pastor of M. E. Church, Guthrie, Okla., 1892-93; ditto Still-
water, Okla., 1893-94. Presiding Elder Oklahoma District,
1894-95. On account of failing health was transferred to Erie,
Col. Died at Salida, Col., Oct. 7, 1896. m. Maggie E. Day-
wait, at Concord, N. C, Nov. 12, 1885.
CARET FLETCHER SPENCE. b. Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 21,
1869. Six years in Knoxville City schools — two years in the
LTniversity of Tennessee. Was graduated at Grant University
with B. S. With the Southern Building and Loan Associa-
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tion, Knoxyille, Tenn., 1890-96. Book-keeper for it in 1896.
Address, Knoxville, Tenn.
yiOLA TARWATER. b. Knoxville, Tenn., July 28, 1868.
Fitted for college in preparatory department of East Tenn.
Wesleyan University, and was graduated from it a B. S. Ad-
dress in 1896, French, Tenn.
CLASS OF 1890.
WILLIAM REED BAILEY, b. Baileyton, Greene county,
Tenn., Jan. 15,1871. Taught school one year. Fitted for col-
lege in Oakland Seminary near home. Was graduated from
Grant University, a Ph.B. Teacher at Oakland Seminary,
Baileyton, Tenn., 1890-95. Since then has been in the mercan-
tile business at Romeo, Tenn.
THEODORE BRADLEY HACKER, b. Jonesboro, Tenn.,
Feb. 17, 1869. Student in graded schools of native town to
completion of Eighth Grade. Was graduated a Ph.B. at
Grant University. Since then attorney at law and fire insur-
ance agent at present residence, Jonesboro, Tenn.
ROBERT JOHN HAGEY. b. at Germantown, Philadelphia,
Pa., May, 15. 1870. Prepared for college in High School,
Washington, D. C. Entered Grant University. April, 1886.
Professor of Mathematics, Bloomington College, Bloomington,
Tenn., 1888-89. Taught public school at Martin's Creek, Tenn.,
in Fall of 1889. Returned to Athens in Jan. 1890, and was
there graduated with A. B. President of Bloomington College,
1890-92. Taught public school at Boma, Tenn., in Fall of 1892.
In Jan.. 1893, became clerk in an Insurance office, Philadel-
phia, Pa. Now, 1896, chief book-keeper. Insurance Office, 115
West Duval street, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.
JOHN ASRURY HICKS, b. in Anderson county, Tenn., May
11, 1867. Was sixteen years on farm — attending free school
part of time from three to six months each year. Fitted for
college in Powell's Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn.
Taught two terms of public school in the country. Received
from Grant University A. B. Adjunct Professor of Ancient
Languages and Natural Science in Alma Mater, 1890-93. Pro-
fessor of Latin Language and Literature, American Temper-
ance University, Harriman, Tenn., 1893-94. Studied music
and voice culture in Universities while teaching, and contin-
ued that training in Chicago, 111., in 1894-95. During 1895-
96, was a "wandering minstrel," being part of the time with
the Emerson Quartette, Cleveland, Ohio, then with the Sil-
ver Lake Quartette of New Y'ork. Voice, baritone. Excels
in oratorios and ballad singing. Address, Bull Run, Knox
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WALTER LEE MASSEY. b. in Walker county, Ga., March
19, 1868. On the farm until the age of sixteen years. Entered
Preparatory Department of Grant University, Sept. 1884, and
was there graduated with Ph.B. Was graduated from Law
Department of Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., Jan.,
1892, with LL.B. Has practiced law from 1892 to the present,
1896, at Lafayette, Ga., where he now resides.
ISAAC HILL MILLER, b. at Auburn, Ala. Began to
preach at age of sixteen years; joined Alabama Confer-
ence, M. E. Church, at eighteen years. Was graduated
from Grant University in Theology, 1890, and received B. D.
Previous to this he had received A. B. from Andrew's Insti-
tute, Ala. Pastor of M. E. Church, South Pittsburg, Tenn.,
four years. In 1895-96 pastor of Second M. E. Church, Knox-
ville, Tenn. Address, 114 Cowan st. m. Victoria Bond, of
Alabama, Oct. 1874.
NETTIE TAR WATER STAIR, b. Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 10,
1872. Fitted for college in preparatory department of Grant
University. Was graduated from it a B. S. Address in 1896,
French, Tenn. m. H. Fletcher Stair, at the home of her pa-
rents, Neubert Springs, Knox county, Tenn., Oct. 23, 1894.
LAURA HIPP SULLIVAN, b. in Gilmer county, Ga., near
Ellijay in 1868. Fitted for college in Ellijay Seminary, and
taught in same before entering Grant University, from which
A. B. was received. Teacher in Powell's Valley Seminary,
Well Spring, Tenn., 1891 ; at Buren, Ga., 1892; at Phillipsburg,
Montana, 1893; at Maysville, Ga., 1894; at Buren, Ga., 1895.
Now, 1896, teacher at 1018 East 9th st., Chattanooga, Tenn.
m. R. P. Sullivan, Buren, Ga., March 31, 1892.
ELLA J. STEWARD WITHERILL. b. in Delaware county,
Ohio, March 14, 1859. Went to Alabama in 1870. Lived an
eventful life. No preparation for college except general read-
ing before entering Grant University. Acquired drill in busi-
ness by assisting her father in his office. Completed course of
Music in Grant University in 1889, and received Mus. B. En-
tered the third year preparatory department of University
in 1886, and received Ph.B. at graduation. Taught school at
South Pittsburg, Tenn., seven months in 1893-94; ditto at
Walnut Grove, Ala., two months in 1894. Remainder of time
since 1890 engaged in office work in Birmingham and River-
side, Ala. Present occupation in 1896, home-maker at River-
side, Ala. in. Roy A. Witherill, at Birmingham, Ala., March
CLASS OF 1891.
JOHJV S. BAKER, b. Maynardville, Tenn., March 20, 1868.
Early life on the fai*m and in a store. Fitted for college at
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Liberty Academy in native town. Was graduated from Grant
University with Pli.B. Then was a school teacher two years,
County Superintendent of Public Instruction two years, and
merchant one year. In 1896, merchant at Maynardville, Tenn.
HUtJH BOYD. b. in the northern part of Ireland, April 19,
1854. Left there when a boy and came to United States.
Worked on gravel train, then in a freight depot. Graduated
from Duff's Business College, Pittsburg, Pa., in 1873. Returned
to Ireland — was a short time in a national school. Came
back to United States and was licensed to preach in Phila-
delphia, Pa., in 1875, and in same year joined the Georgia Con-
ference of M. E. Church, and was appointed to Church in
Dalton. Was a student in Ludville Academy and Ellijay
Seminary, in Ga. Made Presiding Elder in 1884, and a mem-
ber of General Conference in 1888. Took course in Theology
in Grant University, and received B. D. in 1889. Received A.
B. from same in 1891. Has been in the active ministry of M.
E. Church in New York State since graduation. Is taking a
post-graduate course in Philosophy, and Pastor at Limestone,
IS^ew York. m. Emma Thurman,of Walker county, Ga. Sept.,
JAMES L. BYMM.
PHIDELLA. P. CARROLL, b. Mountaintown, Ga., Jan. 12,
1861. On a farm until nineteen years of age. Studied in Elli-
jay Seminary, Ellijay, Ga. Received B. D. in Theology in
Grant University in 1889, and A. B. from same in 1891. Pastor
of M. E. Church at Monet, Mo., 1891-92; ditto Golden City,
Mo., 1893-94; ditto Cuba, New York, 1895-96. Was graduated
at the Philadelphia School of Elocution in March. 1895. Now
Pastor of M. E. Church, Cuba, New Yoik. m. Carrie O. Faulk-
ner, of Elmira, New York, at Marionville, Mo., Dec. 31, 1891.
JESSIE HICKS GILLESPIE, b. in Buncombe county, N. C,
Oct. 29, 1852. Reared on a farm. Went to public schools. Stu-
dent in East Tenn. Wesleyan University, 1877-79. Practiced
medicine, 1882-83. Licensed by M. E. Church to preach in
1883. Joined Blue Ridge Conference, Oct., 1884. Entered
Chattanooga University, Nov., 1886, and was graduated there
an A. B. from Grant L^niversity in 1891. Pastor of Bryson
City circuit. Blue Ridge Conference M. E. Church, 1891-93;
ditto Pisgah circuit, 1893-94. Entered School of Theology of
Grant University at Chattanooga, Nov., 1894, where he is now
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MARIS R. HACKMAN. Was from Caldwell, Idaho, at grad-
uation in Theology, when he received B. D.
E. ABBIE HENDRICKS, b. Chatfield, Minn., Nov. 21, 1866.
Attended the public schools in Dover, Minn.; then was three
years a student in Carleton College, Northfleld, Minn. Taught
school one year before entering Grant University, where Ph.B.
was received on graduation. Principal of school at Henry, S.
Dakota, 1892-93. Teacher at Dover, Minn., 1894-96, where she
now teaches, and is "wedded to church and school duties."
XENOPHON ZENAS HICKS, b. Clinton, Tenn., May 2, 1872.
Student in Clinton High School, then entered Grant Univer-
ty and was graduated an A. B. Was graduated from Cumber-
land University Law School, with LL.B., June, 1892, and since
then has been in the practice of law at Clinton, Tenn.
WILLIAM L. HUMPHREY, b. in Ehea county, Tenn., Oct.
25, 1866. Prepared for college in Flint Spring Academy and
taught public schools before being graduated from Grant Uni-
versity a B. S. Since then has taught school two years. Then
began the study of law. Now a lawyer at Cleveland, Tenn.
JOHN B. JACOBS. Was a resident of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
at graduation, where he received B. S. He entered the min-
istry of the M. E. Church, and was drowned at some place in
the State of Missouri.
MART E. KEYS. b. Limestone, Washington county, Tenn.,
Nov. 26, 1869. Fitted for college in Wesleyan Academy,
Chucky City. Tenn. Was graduated with B. S. from Grant
University, and now resides at Millbrook, Washington county,
CHARLFS W. LARUE.
JAMES MELVIN MELEAR. b. in Sullivan county, Tenn.,
Aug. 14, 1868. Prepared for college at Kingsley Seminary, in
native county, at Bloomingdale. Was graduated an A. B.
from Grant University, Chattanooga Branch. Received from
the same B. D. pro merito. Has been in the active ministry of
M. E. Church since graduation. Now a member of Holston
Conference and Pastor of Athens Station, Athens, Tenn.
CORA LEE MASSEY MIMS. b. in Haywood county, N. C,
May 7, 1868. Fitted for college at Newport, Tenn., High School,
and Powell's Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn. Was grad-
uated with Ph.B. Has taught four years since graduation,
one year Preceptress at Mallalieu Seminary, Kinsey, Ala., one
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year Assistant at Powell's Valley Seminary, and two years in
Graded School at McDade, Texas. Now house-keeping at
Newport, Tenn, m. W. O. Mims, Newport, Tenn., Dec. 19, 1895.
LEVI KIRBY McNElL. b. in Bland county, Va., Nov. 2,
1859. Was a student in several academies in Virginia before
entering Grant University, where he took B. D. A minister and
member of Virginia Conference M. E. Church prior to 1891.
Has been in the active ministry since graduation, in St. Louis
Conference 1891-93, in West Nebraska Conference 1893-95, in
North Nebraska Conference 1895-96, and is now Pastor at
Plainview, Pierce county, Neb. m. Minnie Foutts, Athens,
Tenn;, May 27, 1891.
THEDA COBLEICtH PEAKE. b. in Athens, Tenn. Pre-
pared for college in the preparatory department of the Uni-
versity, where she afterwards received A. B. on graduation.
Taught in her Alma Mater at Athens 1891-93. Address, Athens,
Tenn. m. Franklin A. Peake, teacher of elocution and oratory
in Grant University, at Chattanooga, Tenn., Dec. 25, 1893.
GEORGE R. ROWAN, b. Rogersville, Tenn., May 4, 1861.
Reared on farm. Attended McMinn Academy in Rogersville.
Held various clerkships in Chattanooga, Tenn., 1882-85. Re-
ceived A. B. from Grant University. Then taught school two
years. Principal of Aaron Seminary, Montezuma, N. C, two
years. Pastor M. E. Church in Oklahoma and Principal of
Chandler Schools, Chandler, Oklahoma, two years. Now Pas-
tor of M. E. Church, Cleveland, Tenn., in the Holston Confer-
ence, m. Jennie P. Daywault at Guthrie, Oklahoma, Dec. 26,
JETTE SHERIDAN. Was a resident of Johnstown, Pa.,
when graduated from the Musical Department of Grant Uni-
WILLIAM DAVID STEPHENSON.
WILLIAM LAFAYETTE STOOKSBURY. b. at Rule, Union
county, Tenn., July 4, 1866. Attended only public schools be-
fore going to college. Taught in them about three years. Sold
goods in a country store. Entered Grant University, from
which he received A. B. Principal of Walnut Grove Acad-
emy, 1891-92; ditto Powell's Valley Seminary, Well Spring,
Tenn., 1892-94. Professor in American Temperance University,
1894-96, and now Dean of College of Liberal Arts in the same
at Harriman, Tenn.
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WILLIAM TAYLOR, b. in Anderson county, Tenn., Feb. 12,
1868. Student in public schools until 1887; tlien in High School
at Clinton, Tenn. Keceived A. P.. from Grant University.
Was admitted to Clinton, Tenn., bar in June, 1892, and has en-
gaged in practice of law since then. Now a lawyer at Jacks-
boro, Campbell county, Tenn.
JOHN ALEXANDER VINTON, b. Ironton, Ohio, Sept. 3,
1857. Was engaged in the iron and brass business at Youngs-
town and Finley, Ohio, before entering Grant University, from
which he received Mus. B. Was assistant pastor of M. E.
Church at Tiffin, Ohio; was transferred and appointed pastor
Parkwood Ave. M. E Church, Cleveland, Ohio, in Oct., 1894.
Author of "The Vinton Preacher Life's Record." Address,
14 Melvin street, Cleveland, Ohio. m. Effle Clare Cartwright,
Niles, Ohio, April 26, 1883.
THOMAS STANLEY WALKER, b. at Fall Branch, Wash-
ington county, Tenn., Jan. 27, 1872. Was a student at Oakland
Seminary and Warren College, Tenn., and National Normal
University at Lebanon, Ohio. Taught before entering the Ju-
nior class at Grant University. Received the degree of Ph.B.
Read law at Greeneville, Tenn., and has been in the practice
of law there since May, 1894. Address, Greeneville, Tenn.
GEORGE HENRY WEST. b. at Tampico, Grainger county,
Tenn., Feb. 5, 1869. Lived on a farm until seventeen years old.
Recieved primary education in public schools of native county,
in Sulphur Springs Academy, and Holston Seminary, New
Market, Tenn. Entered University at Athens in 18S6; after-
wards taught public schools and returned to college in 1888,
and was graduated an A. B. Taught school and studied law
in 1891-92. Graduated from Law School of University of Ten-
nessee in 1893 with LL.B. Since 1894, time has been spent
chiefly in traveling. Now, 1896, at Juneau, Alaska Territory.
ALICE BRYANT ZELLER. b. Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 16, 1871.
Fitted for college in Preparatory Department of Grant Univer-
sity, and was afterwards there graduated with Ph.B. Reported
for 27ie ^(Co?(/, Mount Vernon, N. Y., 1893-94. Gave private
lessons in English branches, mathematics and sciences, 1893-
95. Now living at Hennepin, Putnam county. 111. m. Rfev.
Julius C. Zeller, class of '93, at Mount Vernon, N. Y., Jan. 1,
CLASS OF 1892.
ARTHUR BURKE CHILDRESS, b. at Kingston, Tenn., Aug.
17, 1871. Was a student in public schools and academy of na-
tive town. Received Ph.B. at Grant University. Principal of
Chilhowee Institute, Tenn., one year; Superintendent of High
Schools at Dundas, Minn., two years. Took special work in
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Political Economy, Common, International and Statutory
law. Now, 1896, law student at University of Minnesota. Ad-
dress, 1413 University ave., Minneapolis, Minn.
BERMCE HARRISON DAVID, b. at Lowell, Indiana, Dec,
28, 1871. Received early education in public schools of native
State. In 1888 entered Preparatory Department of Grant Uni-
versity. Acted as tutor there in Latin and Greek for several
years preceding graduation with A. B. Was teacher of An-
cient Languages and Literature in Marionville Institute, Ma-
rionville, INIo., 1892-94. One year and a half in Boston Univer-
sity School of all Sciences, m. Rev. Ira Edward David,
member of Central Illinois Conference M. E. Church, at
Athens, Tenn., Sept. 6, 1894. In 1896 house-keeping and other
work of the ministry at Upton, Mass.
JOSEPH CULVER HARTZELL. b. New Orleans, La., Sept.
10, 1870. Early education in private and public schools of na-
tive city until 1882. In public schools of New York 1882-84.
Instruction under specialists in Cincinnati 1884-88. Taught in
Clark University, Atlanta, Ga., 1888-89; ditto Central Tenn.
College, Nashville, Tenn., 1889-90. Student at National Nor-
mal LTniversity, Lebanon, Ohio, 1891. Was graduated B. S.
from Grant University. Prof essor of Biology and Mineralogy
in Claflin University, State Agricultural College, and Me-
chanics Institute, Orangeburg. S. C, 1892-96. Is the author of
articles on scientific topics published in leading magazines. Is
a member of Ohio State Academy of Science, American Orni-
thologist Union, and Geological Society of Washington. Ad-
dress, Orangeburg, S. C. m. Helen Hitchcock Thresher, of
Manson, Mass., at Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 31, 1893.
WILLIAM HENRV JJEWTON.
HERBERT WESLEY SMALL, b. Rumford, Me., March 19,
1867. Fitted for college at Nichols Lat. School, Lewiston, Me.
Studied at Manual Training School, Boston, and U. S. Grant
University Theological School. Received B. D. from Grant
University, m. Minnie Johnston, May 6, 1890.
WILLIAM ROSS WEEMS. b. near Greeneville, Tenn., March
29, 1869. Studied at Oakland Seminary and Washington Col-
lege, Tenn., 1885-89. Was graduated from the Seminary in
1889, taught school in fall of 1889, and entered Grant Univer-
sity Jan. 1890, from which was graduated with A. B. Taught
school in 1892-93. Since then has been engaged in milling and
mercantile business at Mohawk, Tenn., where, in 1896, he re-
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sides, m. Etta Hicks, of Anderson county, Tenn., March 29,
CLASS OF 1893.
FLORENCE BELLE BAILEY, b. at Bailey ton, Greene
county, Tenn., June 15, 1874. Fitted for college in public
schools and Oakland Seminary at her native place. Was grad-
uated with Ph.B. from Grant University, and since then has
presided over the household of her father, her mother being
dead. Address Baileyton, Tenn.
JESSE GRANT LOWE. b. at Rhea Springs, Rhea county,
Tenn., July 29, 1864. Early life was passed upon the farm,
clerking in a store and teaching public schools. Was grad-
uated from Grant University with Ph.B. Since then has been
engaged chiefly in teaching school, as Principal of Walnut
Grove Academy, Fork Vale, Tenn., and Principal of Public
Schools in Athens, Tenn., which is his address in 1896. m.
Anna Alexander, at Griffltts, Loudon, county, Tenn., May 25,
WILLIAM RADEBAUGH. b. in Vermilion county. 111.,
Feb. 27, 1866. Was educated in the public schools, then a
student three years in the Illinois State Normal. Principal of
Martinsville, 111., schools for two years. Was graduated from
Grant University an A. B. Principal of Schools, Creighton,
Neb., 1893-94. Graduate student at University of Chicago,
1894-96. Work in Illinois Wesleyan for M. A. in 1893-94. In
1896, Principal of Grammar School, 5488 Ellis Ave., Chicago,
JULIUS C. ZELLER. b. Spring Bay, 111., Dec. 15, 1871.
Fitted for academy at Spring Bay Public Schools, then took a
Scientific Preparatory Course of Study at the Academy of
Northwestern University, Evanston, 111. Was graduated an
A. B. from Grant University. Since then has been engaged
in the active ministry of the M. E. Church, and in pursuing
'its course of study as revised in 1892. Was ordained to dea-
con's orders in 1895. In 1896, clergyman, Hennepin, 111. m,
at Mount Vernon, New York, Alice E. Bryant, Class of '91,
Jan. 1, 1895.
CLASS OF 1894.
HERBERT ODAS ECKEL, b. Sevierville, Tenn., Oct. 1, 1872.
Learned printing early in life at Dandridge. Fitted for col-
lege in public schools at Dandridge and Morristown, Tenn.
Was foreman on Morning Gazette, at Asheville, N. C, in sum-
mer of 1892. Graduated from Grant University with Ph.B.
Professor of Latin and Mathematics in Murphy College,
Sevierville, Tenn., 1894-96. Received from Grant University
Ph.M., in 1896, on special course taken in Philosophy. Now,
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1896, Professor in Murphy College, Seviervllle. Tenn. m. Liz-
zie May Wynn, at Sevierville, Tenn., June 22, 1896.
JAMES BASCOM HUGHES, b. near Cleveland, Tenn., Aug.
1, 1871. Taught in public schools of Bradley county, two years.
Was a student at Red Hill Academy. Received B. S. from
Grant University. General manager of Cohutta Butter and
Cheese Factory, Cohutta, Ga., June, 1894, to Jan. 1896. In 1896,
teacher in High School, Cohutta, Ga.
HUGH G. LEMON, b. near Ovrosso, Mich., in 1871. Fittedfor
college at Flint Normal, Flint, Mich. Completed three courses
in elocution — one in Fenton Normal, one in Detroit, Michigan,
School of Elocution, the other in Grant University, receiving
from it B. O. Was two years a teacher in public schools, and
two seasons engaged in dramatic work. Minister of the Gos-
pel, 521 Pine street, Owosso, Mich.
COREY E. HARRISON MITCHELL, b. at Wheeler, Porter
county, Ind., Aug. 31, 1874. Received early education in pub-
lic schools of native State. In Aug., 1886, her father and fam-
ily removed to Athens, Tenn. There she entered the Prepara-
tory and Musical Departments of Grant University in the Fall
of that year. Was graduated in music there in 1889, and re-
ceived Ph.B. in 1894. Was married at Athens, Tenn., Oct. 1,
1894, to Rev. Harry L. Mitchell, a minister of the M. E. Church.
Address, Petersburg, 111.
NICHOLAS SHERMAN RIDENOUR. b. in Anderson county,
Tenn., Nov. 30, 1861. Reared on a farm and attended public
schools in native county. A student two terms at Powell's
Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn. Entered Grant Uni-
versity and alternated between a student there and a teacher
in public schools until he was graduated with B. S. Principal
of Powell's Valley Seminary, 1894-95; ditto Aaron Seminary,
Montezuma, N. C, 1895-96, his present address.
MATTHEW P. STRICKLIN.
EMMA K. WALKER.
JOSEPH ROBERT WESTBROOK. b. at Spring Garden, Ala.,
July 20, 1871. Parents and brother died, leaving him at age of
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seventeen. Was Secretary of M. E. Church Sunday-school
two years while a student in Grant University. Was president
of Class of '94, and delegate to Kappa Sigma Fraternity,
Washington, D. C, October, 1892. Entered Grant University
in 1889, and was graduated with A. B. Has taught since grad-
uation two years at Mount Vernon, Texas, holding professor-
ship in Mathematics and Natural Sciences in Franklin Insti-
tute, and is also Assistant Principal. Now, 1896, Professor in
Grayson College, Whitewright, Texas.
CLASS OF 1895.
GRACE EMMA BARLOW, b. Jacksonville, 111., Aug. 22, 1877.
Began practice of music about 1884, at native home. Studied
at Conservatory of Music, Hannibal, Mo. Taught music one
year at Holbrook College, Fountain City, near Knoxville,
Tenn. Was graduated from Department of Music in Grant
University in 1895. Taught music in the same 1894-96, and re-
elected for 1896-97.
OPHIE MAY BOLTON, b. in Washington county, Tenn.,
May 15, 1873. Pursued literary course in the preparatory de-
partment of Grant University. Made a specialty of piano —
later of voice training. Taught music in Powell's Valley
Seminary in 1892. Had charge of music in College of Liberal
Arts at Athens from Feb. 1893, to May, 1894. Was graduated
from Department of Music in Grant University in 1895.
MAE EDNA ECKELS, b. Jefferson, Iowa, April 10, 1875.
Removed with parents to Holly Springs, Miss., Oct., 1883. Was
fitted for college in the public schools of Mississippi and the
Academic Department of Grant University at Chattanooga.
Was graduated with Ph.B. from the College of Liberal Arts
at Athens. Teacher of Music in Murphy College, Sevier ville,
Tenn., 1895-96, and elected to same position for 1896-97.
WALTER FRANKLIN, b. in Bartow county, Ga., Feb. 16,
1868. Attended High Schools at Fairmount, Ga., Walesca,
Ga., and Ashland, Ala., in 1888-90. Held position in U. S. In-
ternal Revenue Service in 1892. Edited The Beptiblican, Jasper,
Ga., 1892-93. Received A. B. from Grant University. Princi-
pal of Powell's Valley Seminary, Well Spring, Tenn., 1895-96,
and re-elected for 1896-97. m. Lizzie Dail, Class of '95, June
21, 1896, at Clinton, Tenn.
LIZZIE DAIL FRANKLIN, b. in Dutch Valley, Anderson
county, Tenn., Feb. 25, 1873. Attended public schools in the
country until age of fifteen. Entered Powell's Valley Semi-
nary in 1888 — remained there one year, and afterwards taught
school. Received Ph.B. from Grant University, m. Prof.
Walter Franklin, Principal of Powell's Valley Seminary,
Class of '95, June 24, 1896, at Clinton, Tenn.
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CARUS HICKS, b. Clinton, Tenn., Oct. 4, 1874. Fitted for
college in Clinton High School. Student in Grant University,
1889-92. Then out a while and returning was graduated with
Ph.B. Afterwards taught four months in Clinton High School.
Taught in Ellijay Seminary, Ellijay, Ga., 1896. Address, Clin-
SIMEOA S. HASSLER.
WILLIAM ALEXANDER PARSONS, b. at Onvil, N. C, Oct.
7, 1872. Attended Troy High School, N. C, and Ridgewood
Academy, Endicott, N. C Received A. B. from Grant Uni-
versity. Principal of Gladstone Academy, N. C, 1895-96. Ad-
dress, Gladstone, N. C.
ROYAL A. SIMONDS. b. at Eagle Lake, Minn., June 15,
1874. Attended High School in native place and later in Clin-
ton, Tenn. Was graduated with A. B. from Grant University.
Principal of Ellijay Seminary, Ellijay, Ga., 189')-96. Address,
LOTTA M. ULREY. b. New Palestine, Ind., July 26, 1878.
Came to Athens, Tenn., in Oct., 1882. Fitted for college in Pre-
paratory Department of Grant University. Was graduated
from Department of Music. Member of Class of '97 in A. B.
course and candidate for advanced degree in music. Address,
CLASS OF 1890.
LEWIS WILLIAM CASS. b. in Watauga Valley, Carter
county, Tenn., Nov. 5, 1871. Until twenty years of age was on
the farm. Attended public schools and academy at Eliza-
bethton, Tenn., one year. Received A. B. from University.
Is engaged in teaching and reading law. Address, Johnson
ALYIS CRAIGr. b. in Union county, Tenn., Sept. 12, 1870.
Fitted for college at Big Valley Academy, Andersonville,
Tenn., and preparatory department of Grant University.
Taught one year before entering the University. Was grad-
uated with A. B. Taught school in Andersonville in summer
of 1896. Associate Principal of Powell's Valley Seminary,
Well Spring, Tenn., in 1896-97.
WILLIAM F. HUFFINE. b. Johnson City, Tenn., March 24,
1869. Was fitted for college in the schools of his native
county — Washington — and six years a teacher in the public
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schools of the same. Was graduated with A. B. In 1896-97,
Principal of High School at Highland Park, Tenn.
ANME BRAZELTON McKELDIN. b. Athens, Tenn., April
20, 1876. Was fitted for college in the private schools of her
native place and in the preparatory department of Grant Uni-
versity. Was graduated with A. B. degree.
SAMUEL ERNEST MILLER, b. Johnson City, Tenn., June
22, 1873. Attended the public schools of native town before
entering college. Taught five months at Roane Mountain be-
fore graduation from the University with A. B. Since then
has been reading law at Johnson City, Tenn.
JOHN MAYNARD RUTHERFORD, b. at Corryton, Tenn.,
May 25, 1872. Was fitted for college at High School in native
town. Was graduated with Ph.B, from the University, and is
now engaged in teaching near his native town.
JOHN RUSSELL TRETT. b. on Strawberry Creek, near
Franklin, Ark., Feb., 28, 1859. Reared on farm — a church mem-
ber at thirteen years — exhorter at seventeen — licensed to
preach at twenty — was on charges in the M. E. Church, three
years in Arkansas ; six years in Nebraska. Was a student three
years in Little Rock University; two years Principal of Wood-
land Academy, Miss. Received B. O. from Grant University
in 1896, and is a candidate for A. B. in Class of '97. m. Sept. 27,
1885, in Arkansas, to Elizabeth F. Williams; and Sept. 1, 1889,
in Nebraska, to Amina J. McCoi:.nell.
NELLIE K. ULREY. b. New Palestine, Ind., July 20, 1870.
Removed to Athens, Tenn., in 1882. Studied music at Grant
University. Taught music in Leicester Academy, 1888-89; at
Powell's Valley Seminary, 1890-91; at Charleston High School,
in 1892; in Murphy College, 1894-95. Has also taught private
classes. Was graduated in music from University. Now
teaching music at Athens, Tenn.
Alumni of College of Liberal Arts of U. S. Grant University, and
Graduates in Theology, in Music and in Elocution
at Athens, Tennessee.
'ss George Douglass
'SO James Haynes
'«! Mrs. Belle Long
'8i David V.
'71 Edwin Augustus
'85 John Light
87 Nina Leila
'87 L Sablna
'90 William Reed
'118 Florence Belle
■;>.') Grace Emma
'83 George Elijah
\si John Walker
"81 Airs. Agnes Bylngton
'74 John 1.
'1-1 David Alexander
'it') ophle May
's.") Mrs. Leonora West
'8;', Addison M.
'85 Richard C
'8(i Samuel C
'81 Marlon C.
'91 Alice E.
'7.-. Milton R. M.
'79 George Lafayette
'8i Robert Barren
"91 James L.
"89 Ernest Blake
"72 Marshall Monroe
'79 George Michael
'80 James Madison.
"91 I'hlder.a P.
'9. Lewis William
"92 Arthur Burke
'80 Richard Joseph
'8S isamuel Harden
'88 Alexander Donnell
'82 Krank M.
'87 William Henry
'85 Mrs. Kate Haun
'75 Adam F.
'7i bamuel Silas
'92 Mrs B. Harrison
"87 Mary Lee
"81 Jacob Emmett
'82 John A.
'89 W. Scott
'81 Laura E.
"S7 James \Vebster
'8() John Henry
91 Herbert Odas
'95 Mae Edna
'81 Mrs. Rhoda Inman
'75 Mary B.
"71 John Henry Clay
'78 William Taylor
'86 Elijah Jefferson
'78 Samuel Patten
"81 James Alexander
'84 Isaac T.
'78 Joseph W.
'<).-! Mrs. Lizzie Dall
71 Joseph Leander
•71 Wiley S.
'1)1 Jetsle Hicks
'78 Orlando R.
'Si) Harrison Adams
"88 Charles A.
'71 Mrs. J. Gaston
'90 Theodore Brodley
'8s .Mary Elizabeth
'90 Robert John
'i)l Marls R.
'92 Bernlce G.
'94 Corey E.
'92 John Culver, Jr.
'95 Simeon S.
'85 Katie M.
'78 Frederick William
'88 John Thomas
'91 E. Abbie
'90 John Asburv
'91 XenopLion Zenas
'84 John J.
'85 bamuel B.
91) William F.
'94 James Bascom
'7i Mrs. Cornelia Atlee
'84 Mrs. B Amis
85 Nathaniel G
'91 John B.
"87 Charles Henry
'87 James Templeton
'85 Mrs. G. Rodefer
'81 Henry F.
'81 Samuel G.
'91 Mary E.
'So Henry Francis
'8l Samuel J.
'91 Charles W.
'85 William A.
's7 John Marcus
'89 Edgar Reamer
'78 Carroll Summerfleld
'82 William Atlee
'86 Mrs. Nora Range
'87 Kdwln Augustus
'87 James Albert
'89 Anna Belle
'Sti James Pryor
'81 Mrs.L. Dodson
'9o Jesse Grant
'89 Mary Atlee
'75 flirs. N. Ilemlne
'85 Robert Lee
'77 Mrs. Nellie Bridges
'71 John Jenkins
'82 Frederick Lee
'7t Mary J.
'so Lucius H.
'81 James Wiley P.
'90 Walter Lee
'91 Cora Lee
'80 William Watson
'N8 Thomas W^right
'88 Mrs Mary Hagey
'82 Gideon R.
'80 John Wesley
'81 John H.
'82 Samuel W.
'82 William F.
'84 Mrs Eugenia Long
'Sti David Nathaniel
'9t) Annie Urazelton
'88 Eleanor Etta
'89 Mary Wentworth
'85 Lizzie J
'91 Levi Klrby
'81 Frank O.
'8(i Sallle R.
'78 Felix T.
'91 James Melvln
'71 William E. F.
'77 Mrs. Maggie Luter
'84 ftlrs. Carrie Coleman
'8(1 Charles William
'87 Mrs. Mamie Gibson
'89 George GUlls
'90 Isaac Hill I
"in; Samuel Ernest
"1(1 Mrs. Cora Massey |
'111 Mrs. Corey Harrison
'sy Marlon Harbin
"71 Susan Lizzie
'78 Henry C.
'S8 Samuel J.
'89 John Patterson
'92 William Henry
'71 Theodore A. H.
'89 David Fletcher
'80 James G.
"95 William Alexander
'72 James Milton
'78 Edward Luclen
'91 Mrs. Theda Coblelgh
'80 James R.
'78 William H.
'78 Adam Clarke
"71 Mrs. Mary Mason
'72 Alexander Mathes
"88 Marlon Grant
•81 William Floyd
'80 Mrs. Mattle Callen
'80 John K.
'87 John Kell
'87 Mary Davis
'87 James Hamilton
'94 Nicholas S.
'^8 Mrs. Annie Cook
'79 William Harry
'87 William Egbert
'91 George R.
'74 Joshua C
'9B John M.
•88 Thomas William
'95 Royal A.
'ji Vaneverle N.
'84 James R.
'89 Joel b.
'92 Herbert Wesley
's9 Carey Fletcher
'88 Mrs. E. McLaln
'87 Henderson D.
"90 Mrs. N. Tarwater
'91 William David
'90 Ella Jeannette
'91 William L.
'94 Mathew P.
'9U Mrs. Laura Hipp
'88 James F.
'85 James E.
'.->8 William Marlon
'88 Robert Hilton
'9o John Russell
'83 Mary E. J.
'75 Wilbur R.
'9.5 Lotta M.
'96 Nellie K.
'78 Elbert Hunter
"91 John Alexander
'91 Thomas Stanley
'94 Emma K.
'92 u uilam Koss
'85 Leonora M. E.
'85 Oscar L.
'87 Mrs. Sue Henderson
'91 George Henry
'9t Joseph Robert
'74 Alfred D.
'81 Ransom D.
'87 James Milton
'87 Mrs. s. Bailey
■82' John F.
'81 George W.
'90 Mrs. Ella Steward
'74 Mrs. Louise Howater
'78 William A.
'78 James C.
'88 Henry Clay
'75 Mrs. M. Fitzgerald
'91 Mrs. Alice Bryant
'93 Julius C.
'78 John Burrell