BIOGRAPHIES


ALLISON, Marshall Lafayette
Farmer; born Marshall County, Tenn., October 30, 1860; son of Robert and Sarah (Elzie) Allison; father was a farmer; paternal grandparents Thomas and Mildred (Whitfield) Allison; maternal grandparents Abraham and Jane Elzie; Scotch descent; educated Cornersville, Marshall County, Tenn.; married Elizabeth Wilmot September 22, 1892; member Missionary Baptist church; formerly furniture dealer; later traveling salesman, and now land owner and farmer.
Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

ARCHIBALD, William Whallon
Lumberman; born Corry, Pa., October 17, 1868; son of Charles Edwin and Mary (Whallon) Archibald; paternal grandparents Varnum and Martha (Allen) Archibald; maternal grandparents Samuel Smith and Maria (Bell) Whallon; Scotch-Dutch descent; father’s occupation railroad conductor; educated and graduated at De Veaux College, Niagara Falls, N.Y. June, 1885; married May Gibson September 3, 1890; member Royal Arcanum and of all the Masonic bodies, Watauga Club, Nashville, Mountain City Club, Chattanooga; Mayor of Shelbyville, Tenn.; elected August, 1909 for two years; in the export lumber business and for many years has represented in America the old-established house of William Foerster & Company, Hamburg, Germany; lived in Virginia ten years before coming to Tennessee in 1898; was located at Chattanooga 1900 to 1905; member Protestant Episcopal church.
Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

ARMSTRONG, Charlotte Morgan
Teacher; born Shelbyville, (Bedford Co) Tenn., May 16, 1880; Scotch-Irish descent; daughter of Archibald S. and Virginia Belle (Matthews) Armstrong; paternal grandparents Archibald and Isabella (Davison) Armstrong; maternal grandparents Robert and Mary (Blackwell) Matthews; father merchant; educated Nashville public schools, Peabody College, University of Chicago, Teachers’ College, Columbia University, New York; graduated at Nashville public schools 1896; began teaching in rural schools of Bedford County and Shelbyville; member Y.W.C.A., Elementary Teachers’ Club and Southern Club of Teachers’ College, Columbia University, New York; has done State Normal School work in Tennessee, Clarksville, June, 1907; Davidson County, 1908; Louisiana State Normal, 1909; teacher of Primary Methods Tulane University, New Orleans, 1910; Mississippi State Normal Summer School 1909-10; sent by Board of Education, Nashville, Tenn., to give special primary instructions in New Orleans public schools in fall of 1909; is now under a leave of absence from Nashville Board of Education to do special work at Teachers’ College, Columbia University, New York; member Presbyterian Church.
Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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