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  • ID: I1474
  • Name: Mary Ann "Polly" Muse
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 18 OCT 1821 in Moore Co, NC
  • Death: 1 OCT 1900 in Henderson, Chester Co, Tn 1
  • Burial: Old Montezuma Cem, Chester Co, Tn
  • Reference Number:

    • Occupation: Hotel Proprietor 2
    • Note:
      Obit Notice from the Henderson/Chester Co Gazette:

      Mrs. McKinnon

      Mrs. Mary -- familiary known
      as, "Aunt Polly" -- McKinnon
      Died at her home on West Main
      street Monday evening, aged 79
      years. While she had not been
      well for several days prior to her
      death, her illness was not consid-
      ered serious, and her sudden death
      came as a shock to her friends.
      She was a good woman and her
      mission in life having been fulfill-
      ed conscientiously. 'twas but the
      will of Almighty God that she be
      called to rest. But two children,
      of five survive her; Miss Sadie,
      of this city, and Mrs. Lewis, of
      Montezuma, to whom the Gazette
      extends sympathy. Services were
      conducted by Rev. I.B. Day, af-
      ter which the remains were laid
      to rest in the villiage cemetary at
      Montezuma, in the presence of a
      large asemblage of those who were
      her friends during life.



      History of McNairy Co, from McNAIRY COUNTY, TN - MISCELLANEOUS -
      1876-1877 Business Directory
      (Taken from Roots Web Search of TN archives.)


      A village of 150 people. Settled in 1820, in the north-western part of
      McNairy County, 18 miles from Purdy, the county seat. There are three
      stores, hotel, steam grist mill, various artisans, shops, a Methodist
      church and mixed school. Cotton, wheat, corn and dry hides are exported.
      Mail, semiweekly. J. B. McKinnon, postmaster.

      Business directory: A. H. Bevel, carpenter, G. W. Bulliner, general store;
      Miss. Sallie Bias, dressmaker; J. M. Cunningham, teacher; A. H. McKinnon,
      jeweler; J. B. McKinnon, cabinetmaker; Mrs. Pollie McKinnon, hotel;
      Muse & Co., druggist; Jesse Overton, carpenter; D. J. Ozment,
      blacksmith; J. W. Perkins, physician; J. P. Randolph, grist mill;
      J. L Rodgers & Son, saddlers; W. F. Rowsey, general store; W. B.
      Skinner, blacksmith; Clayton Skinner & Co., general store; Robert
      Spindle, saloon; W. T. Weaver, shoemaker.


      Father: James Brazzle Muse b: 7 JAN 1785 in Moore Co, NC
      Mother: Elizabeth "Betsy" Glascock b: 13 FEB 1785 in Cumberland/Moore County, North Carolina

      Marriage 1 Alexander (Alec) H. McKinnon b: 2 MAR 1817 in N.C.
        1. Has Children John Bethune McKinnon b: 5 MAY 1846 in McNairy County, TN
        2. Has No Children Mary Ann McKinnon b: 25 SEP 1848 in McNairy Co, Tn
        3. Has No Children Eliza J. McKinnon b: 1850
        4. Has No Children Alexander H. Jr. McKinnon b: 5 DEC 1853
        5. Has No Children Margaret (Maggie) McKinnon b: 1 DEC 1856
        6. Has No Children Sarah R McKinnon b: 1858
        7. Has No Children Sadie M. McKinnon b: APR 1861
        8. Has No Children Little Annie McKinnon b: 1 JUN 1863

        1. Abbrev: Headstone, Old Montezuma Cem, Chester Co, TN
          Headstone, Old Montezuma Cem, Chester Co, TN
        2. Abbrev: Info from "A Southern Legacy: Descendants of John Muse of VA" compiled by Dr.
          Info from "A Southern Legacy: Descendants of John Muse of VA" compiled by Dr. Roger David Chambers, Lou A. Murphy & Robert T. Muse. also info from Robert Wesley McLeod, Pinnacle, NC 27043, 910-368-4526
        3. Abbrev: Information on source from, Ms Lou Murphy, PO Box 1875 Estes Park CO 80517
          Information on source from, Ms Lou Murphy, PO Box 1875 Estes Park CO 80517