Name: Mary Ann "Polly" Muse
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
Obit Notice from the Henderson/Chester Co Gazette:
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
Alexander (Alec) H. McKinnon b: 2 MAR 1817 in N.C.
- John Bethune McKinnon b: 5 MAY 1846 in McNairy County, TN
- Mary Ann McKinnon b: 25 SEP 1848 in McNairy Co, Tn
- Eliza J. McKinnon b: 1850
- Alexander H. Jr. McKinnon b: 5 DEC 1853
- Margaret (Maggie) McKinnon b: 1 DEC 1856
- Sarah R McKinnon b: 1858
- Sadie M. McKinnon b: APR 1861
- Little Annie McKinnon b: 1 JUN 1863
- Abbrev: Headstone, Old Montezuma Cem, Chester Co, TN
Headstone, Old Montezuma Cem, Chester Co, TN
- 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
- 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