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Mary Lois
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Carrie and Allen
RE: Dicie Catherine Riley Dodson (1875?-1985?)
U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current about Dicie Dodson
Name: Dicie Dodson
SSN: 541-60-0412
Last Residence: 97302 Salem, Marion, Oregon, USA
Born: 28 Jul 1876
Died: Aug 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: Oregon (1965)
Added by Carrie and Allen on Nov 17, 2013 1:40 PM
dwcooley
William Bailey
Thanks for calling the error in William's death date to my attention. It has been corrected...dwcooley
Added by dwcooley on Sep 15, 2013 3:06 PM
Four Leaf Clover
RE: Samuel T. Kelsey Information
Hi, need your email address to share info rather than posting it in the public messages. If you click the "Edit" tab on the memorial, then the "Suggest a correction or provide additional information" link, you can send it that way.
Added by Four Leaf Clover on Aug 09, 2013 9:21 PM
Crystal Burnham
RE: I Need Help in Discovering Someone's Date of Death
I have been doing more research on Bertie Powers and here is what I found this afternoon on ancestry.com. She was born in Tennessee, not Virginia, and her father's names was James R. McNutt and mother is Elizabeth Wilson, buried in the Spring Creek Cemetery, Riceville, McMinn, TN. Her father was a Pvt
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Hope this clears more up for you.
Crystal
Added by Crystal Burnham on Aug 08, 2013 2:17 PM
Crystal Burnham
RE: I Need Help in Discovering Someone's Date of Death
Her full name was Sarah Elberta McNutt (Bertie). Her parents were Isaac and Virginia McNutt. She was born in Virginia. She married Andrew Thomas Powers on 20 Feb 1894 in Meigs co TN. They had 10 children, seven girls and two boys: Nancy Jane, Texas Almeta, Pearl M, Martha Magdelean, Virginia Francis Grace, Mary Manervia, Blanch Bart (son), Jessie Cas Baxter (son), Bonnie Ruth and Mary E. Powers.

Social Security Death Index about Bertie Powers
Name: Bertie Powers
SSN: 408-84-1519
Last Residence: 37763 Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States of America
Born: 18 Nov 1872
Died: Nov 1982
State (Year) SSN issued: Tennessee (1965)

Sarah Elberta or Bertie /MCNUTT/
THE STORY IS TOLD IN THE FAMILY THAT A GROUP OF GYPSIES CAME THROUGH MEIGS COUNTY AND LEFT BERTIE AS AN INFANT WITH THE MCNUTTS. NO ONE, INCLUDING HER, EVER KNEW WHERE SHE CAME FROM.

ADDR: Deceased Lived near Kingston, TN with son-in-law Sam McElhaney. He was noted to be bedfast in 1974.

Also called Bertie A. Fitch?

Article in paper in 1974:
MRS. POWERS 101 SUNDAY
Mrs. Bertie Powers will celebrate her 101st birthday on Sunday, Nov 18. Mrs. Powers of near Kingston, is still very alert. The only thing that is keeping her from being so happy for her Sunday celebration is her unselfish concern for her son-in-law, Sam McElhaney, with whom she makes her home. He is quite ill and is now bedfast at the home. But her birthday will be duly recognized. She is enjoying the messages she is getting again this year after the big date last year when she hard from many public officials.

McNutt Family Info:
W. H. McNuTT, M. D. The medical profession of Roane county is ably and worthily represented by Dr. W. H. McNutt, of Harriman, who since 1905 has been engaged in practice in this prosperous city. He is by birth and training a Tennessean, having been born at Kingston, Roane county, March 22, 1857, a son of James W. and Catherine (Hors- ley) McNutt, and is a member of a family that has been long identified with the best interests of the Big Bend State.
The McNutt family was founded in America by the great-grandparents of Doctor McNutt, natives of Ireland, of Scotch-Irish descent, who emigrated to this country prior to the War of the Revolution, and settled in the colony of Virginia. There was born George McNutt, the grandfather of Doctor McNutt, who became one of the most prominent figures of his day. He migrated to Tennessee in early manhood, and participated actively in the Revolutionary and Indian Wars, became one of the founders of the First Presbyterian church of Knoxville, to which city he came in 1790, and took an active part in its affairs, being a member of its official board. With General White and John Adair he built the fort in that city, and in 1794 became one of the trustees of Blount College. James W. McNutt, the father of Doctor McNutt, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1816, and received his education in Washington College, near Bristol, Tennessee. He became an early physician, being one of the first graduates of the Nashville School of Medicine, and studied under the preceptorship of Doctor Ramsey, the noted state historian. For years he practiced his profession in Kingston, and had patients all over the surrounding country whom he visited on horseback. In addition to following his profession, he was engaged in farming, owning a large tract of land, and prior to the War between the States was the owner of a number of slaves. Before the war he supported the principles of the Whig party, and after the close of hostilities transferred his support to the democratic organization and was known as one of the influential men of his community. For years Doctor McNutt was connected with the Masonic fraternity, and his religious support was given to the Presbyterian churc-h, in the faith of which he died in 1881. He married Catherine Horsley, who was born in Maury county, Tennessee, and died in 1867, and they became the parents of three children, of whom two are living: W. H.; and John P., an attorney at Rockwood, Tennessee. The sister, Anna, wife of Thomas Littleton, of Kingston, Tennessee, died February 27, 1906. The maternal grandfather of Dr. W. II. McNutt, a native of England, was a miller by vocation, and owned one of the first mills in Maury county, in which section he died.

Dr. W. H. McNutt secured his Bachelor of Arts degree at Maryville College in 1881, and in 1890 was graduated from the Medical Department of the University of Tennessee, at Nashville. After his graduation from this institution he entered upon the practice of his profession at Knoxville, where he continued for eight years, and then removed to Kingston, where for some time he was physician of the State Penitentiary, and also was engaged in private practice for one year. In 1905 he came to Harriman, and this city has since been his field of endeavor. The medical practitioner who would succeed must possess many qualities of mind and heart not included in the curriculum of the schools and colleges he may have attended. In analyzing the career of the successful physician, it is invariably found that a broad-minded sympathy with the sick and suffering and an earnest desire to aid the afflicted have gone hand in hand with skill and judgment. Dr. McNutt is fortunate in possessing these characteristics, and by energy and application to his professional duties has built up an enviable reputation. A hile a resident of Kingston, he served for several years as county physician, was for two years city physician at Knoxville, and is now city health officer of Harriman, having also served as county health officer of Roane county. He has shown an active and intelligent interest in the work of the various medical organizations, and has also been interested in fraternal movements, being a member of Southgate Lodge, No. 569, F. and A. M., and of Chevalier Commandery, No. 19, of Knights Templar. He gives his allegiance to the Democratic party, with which he has been identified since becoming a voter, and while a resident of Kingston acted in the capacity of postmaster for four years. With his
family, he attends the Presbyterian church. Vol vm— 15

In 1886 Doctor McNutt was married (first) to Miss Minnie Lowery, who died in 1898, leaving one son: Frank, manager for the Acme Milling Company, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Doctor McNutt was married (second) March 15, 1898, to Miss Eva Andrews, daughter of Dr. W. W. Andrews, who was a practicing physician in Wisconsin up to the time of his death, in December, 1895. Source:
A History of Tennessee and Tennesseans
By Will Thomas Hale, Dixon Lanier Merritt pgs. 2440-2442
Still trying to see how he relates so just added this story to Bertie so that I could research it and see how they are related.
Hope this helps with your search for info.
Added by Crystal Burnham on Aug 08, 2013 1:23 PM
Kathy Kleiber
RE: Celia Jane Melton
Thanks for catching this error, it has been corrected.
Kathy
Added by Kathy Kleiber on Aug 02, 2013 9:07 AM
Vita Brevis
Re: Nellie Foster
Since you are extremely new to Find A Grave I suggest that you review (or maybe read for the first time) the FAQs. There you will find the PROPER way to submit corrections and additions for memorials. Please remove the information that you placed in the Flower & note area. You can click on the flower you left and then delete the info. Please retain the flower. Corrections are always welcome...just in the right manner. John
Added by Vita Brevis on Aug 02, 2013 2:52 AM
Sherri Gassaway
Thank you
Thank you for the catch on the death date. It was probably a typo on my part.
Sherri
Added by Sherri Gassaway on Aug 01, 2013 8:23 PM
Islington
RE: Louisa Ashmead
thank you for catching that typo, and is now fixed. Please use the suggest a correction next time, it makes easier for you to send me a correction and for me to correct it. Thank you and have a great night. :D
Added by Islington on Aug 01, 2013 8:17 PM
Mary Lois
RE: Last Message Robert Alexander Early
Sorry, I thought I had replied to you some time ago on your private e-mail address that you provided to me. We do not have a bible record unfortunately, and the only records we have are the census records and his marriage record. I would think that the consistency of his date of birth in the census records over the years would help to validate his birth date. If I find anything else I'll be happy to let you know. He was quite alert mentally all of his life.
Lots of illness in our family now and it's been difficult to find time for genealogy recently and could be for some time... sorry for the delays. Mary
Added by Mary Lois on Aug 01, 2013 10:35 AM
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