Benton County


House, 33rd General Assembly, 1859-61; representing Benton and Humphreys counties; Democrat. Born at Huntsville, Madison Co. AL, about 1815; exact date of birth, names of parents, and extent of schooling not determined; studied law; licensed to practice in Benton County in 1850. Married to Susan - family name of wife, date and place of marriage not stated; she was a native of Tennessee; nine children; Mary, born 1836, Thomas 1856.. others named are George, Lucinda, Malissa, William, Samuel, Martha and John. Subject practiced law at Camden, Benton County, elected justice of the peace, 1848; clerk of circuit court 1848-52. Burial not found.

Biographical Directory Tennessee General Assembly 1796-1969 Preliminiary No 13 Page 4