|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1861|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1936|
md Mary Lee (Kendrick) Adcock, b. 2 February 1863, Roane Co., TN – d. 26 March 1931. Beauregard Adcock was a Lawyer in Putnam Co., TN and Mary Lee (Kendrick) Adcock was a High School Teacher in Putnam Co., TN. Beauregard Adcock, s/o
of Capt. Perry Adcock (Confederate Army) & Mary Wynn.
Children of Beauregard G. Adcock & Mary Lee Kendrick are: Mrs. David C. (Tula) Lee; Mrs. William Lee (Etolle) Weir, Mrs. Harvey Thurman (Bula) Whitson; Mrs. Robert Lee "Bob" (Lorelle) Maddux & Milburn Kendrick Adcock.
Sisters of Mary Lee Kendrick are: Mrs. J. B. Payne; Mrs. L. H. Montgomery, Miss Nan & Lummie Kendrick.
B. G. ADCOCK PROMINENT ATTORNEY DIES AT HIS DAUGHTER'S HOME HERE:
Was State Senator In 1893 From Ninth Senatorial District: Final Rites Yesterday.
B. G. Adcock, 74, for half a century an active practicing attorney, and a member of the State Senate of the General Assembly of 1893 from the Ninth Senatorial District, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. L. Maddux and Mr. Maddux, in Cookeville, after an illness of about a month.
Funeral services were conducted at the Maddux residence yesterday afternoon by Judge Harry camp for Sparta, assisted by Elder Clarence Cooke, of Cookeville. He was buried in the Cookeville cemetery beside his wife, Mrs. Leaigh Kendricks Adock, who died five years ago.
Mr. Adcock was born and reared in DeKalb county. His father Capt. Perry Adcock, was a prominent pioneer citizen of that coundy and a Captain in the Confederate army.
Mr. Adcock attended Burritt College at Sparta, and studied law in Smithville, where as a young man, he began practicing more than a century ago.
In his young manhood, he was married to Miss Lee Kendrick, a school teacher of rare ability, who taught for many years in the schools of Sparta and Cookeville.
In 1892, Mr. Adcock was elected to the State Senate from the Ninth district and served one term. In 1893 he moved from Smithville to Sparta where he was actively engaged in the practice of law until 1905, when he located in Cookeville. After practicing here for nineteen years, he moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, where he built up a large practice. He returned to Sparta in 1934 where he remained until about a month ago when he came to be with Mr. and Mrs. Maddux.
He is survived by one son, M. K. Adcock, of Chicago; four daughters, Mrs. W. L. Weir, of Oklahoma City, Mrs. David Lee, of Nashville, Mrs. Maddux, and Mrs. H. T. Whitson, of Cookeville; one sister, Mrs. Sterling Wall, of Murfreesboro; and five grandchildren, Jerry B. and Jean Whitson, Dave and Ledora Maddux, of Cookeville, and Lucy Randolph Lee, of Nashville.
He was a member of the Church of Christ.
The lawyers of the Cookeville Bar Association served as honorary pall bearers at his funeral.
Putnam County Herald, Cookeville, TN: Thursday, 6 February 1936.
Perry Adcock (1829 - 1908)
Mary N Wynns Adcock (1842 - 1903)
Mary Lee Kendrick Adcock (1863 - 1931)*
Etoile Mai Adcock Weir (1885 - 1966)*
Milburn Kendrick Adcock (1887 - 1944)*
Tula A Lee (1889 - 1961)*
Bula Maude Adcock Whitson (1889 - 1967)*
Lorelle Cornelia Adcock Maddux (1893 - 1980)*
Beauregard G. Adcock (1861 - 1936)
William Adcock (1864 - 1916)*
Callie Adcock Wall (1867 - 1948)*
Joseph T Adcock (1869 - 1909)*
Cookeville City Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 09, 2010
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