Benton County


Julian Hicks Devault, son of Albert Ross and Lillie Covena (Edwards) Devault was born October 1911 in Benton Co. TN. He moved with his family to Bruceton, Carroll County in 1920 and attended school there. He was a member of the Hollow Rock Band under th direction of Mr. Buckley. In 1936 he jointed the Army serving eight years in the 36th Field Art., two of these years were served in England, Africa, Sicily and Italy.

On 14 April 1941 he married Mary Ruth Trawick, daughter of James A. and Ethel Nobleman Trawick of McLemoresville TN. They had the following children: James Albert, Mary Julian and Frances Elaine.

Excerpt from Carroll County Tennessee 1821-1986