Name: Chamberlain H. MANTOOTH
Given Name: Chamberlain H.
Birth: 16 Oct 1862 in Cocke Co. Tennesse
Death: 13 Oct 1906 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
Burial: Oct 1906 Sisk Mantooth Cemetery, Newport, Cocke Co., Tennessee
Change Date: 12 Sep 2010 at 07:36:53
Find A Grave Memorial# 43361096
1870 District 8, Cocke, Tennessee household 82
J P Mantooth 38
George W 11
Louisa E 6
Stephen T or F 3
William A 1
REF: LARILEE NAISMITH
13 OCTOBER 1906 CHAMBERLAIN MURDERED HIS WIFE AND 5 OF THEIR 6 LIVING CHILDREN WITH AN AXE. HE CUT HIS OWN THROAT.
HE AND THE FIRST THREE CHILDREN WERE BURIED IN A COMMON GRAVE.
SOURCE: KNOXVILLE (SENTINEL?) OCT 14, 1906 SEE WIFE PHARRIE SISK FOR FULL EXPLANATION
SON OF JAMES MANTOOTH AND MARTHA BUSH
REF: US GEN WEB COCKE CO. TENN
Located in the Edwina area on property owned by Mrs. John E. Lewis. From Newport take the Ashville Highway to the Eswina Road and turn right. Turn right and cross the first bridge over the Pigeon River. Remain on this Road, which follows the river, to home of Mrs. Lewis. Turn right at her home and follow the road to the next house. The cemetery is to the left.
NOTES: The family bible of C.H. Mantooth is in the possession of his daughter Mrs. Lewis gives the complete birth and death dates of the family. Chamberlane (copied as it appeared) Mantooth was born Oct. 16, 1862. His wife Pharrie Sisk was born Oct. of 1868. Their children who are buried in this cemetery are: Eura (called Unnie) was born Aug. 10, 1896; Hermerald, born May 12, 1900; Hollis, born Nov. 19, 1903; Leota, born August 29, 1888. C.H., his wife and these children died about the 12th, 13th, and 14th of October in 1906. There were two other children. Mrs. Lewis (Ima Fairy Mantooth) was born Oct. 14, 1906. Pharrie Sisk Mantooth was also a daughter of Toliver, Jr. and Katherine Padgett Sisk.
Pharrie SISK Fairy b: Oct 1868 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
2 Sep 1885
in Cocke Co. Tennesse
- Leota MANTOOTH b: 29 Aug 1888 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
- Betsy MANTOOTH b: May 1891 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
- Gypsy MANTOOTH b: 26 Sep 1894 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
- Eura (Unnie) MANTOOTH b: 10 Aug 1896 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
- Clay Vinson MANTOOTH Hermarld b: 12 May 1900 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
- Hollis MANTOOTH b: 19 Nov 1903 in Cocke Co. Tennessee
- Ima Fairy MANTOOTH b: 14 Oct 1906 in Cocke Co. Tennessee