"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County

Bedford County TN Biographies


Educator; born Alamance Co., N.C., Nov. 27, 1847; son of Alexander Smith and Cornelia Adeline (Stanford) Webb; father’s occupation merchant; educated University of North Carolina, and by courtesy graduated from same in 1869; in 1897 University of Nashville conferred upon him degree of LL.D.; began teaching early in life and all of his career has been devoted to that profession; married Harriet Elizabeth Shipp Dec. 7, 1876; Democrat; member of M.E. church, South.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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