Residents 1887 – 1899 2018-03-14T16:33:29+00:00

Residents 1887 – 1899

1891 – 1899, The Old Woman’s Home at North Cherry Street
1889 – 1891, The Nashville Relief Society and The Old Woman’s Home at North Cherry Street
1887 – 1889, The Nashville Relief Society and The Old Woman’s Home at the office of the Nashville Relief Society

Mary A. Bosworth
August 4, 1826 – September 4, 1892
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home on January 19, 1892
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
Burial Site: Mount Olivet Cemetery

Annie C. Burney
May 28, 1819 – March 1899
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home on September 8, 1898
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Josephine Davis
April 30, 1838 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home on May 8, 1897
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Prior to her admission to The Old Woman’s Home, Mrs. Davis was a resident of Davidson County, Tennessee.

Annie E. Frayser
June 6, 1824 – July 4, 1897
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 23, 1894
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Sarah V. Grooms
February 28, 1824 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home March 29, 1890
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Mrs. Grooms withdrew from The Old Woman’s Home.

Evelyn Cartwright Hall
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home prior to 1889
Resided at the office of The Nashville Relief Society, the corner of Cedar Street and Park Place
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Biography

Mrs. Hall was one of the two ladies cared for as an experiment by The Nashville Relief Society and The Old Woman’s Home in the office of their old building.  During this time period, The Nashville Relief Society and The Old Woman’s Home were operating under one charter with one Board of Directors.  There is no record of Mrs. Hall moving to The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street.

Mrs. L. B. Hale Hall
June 22, 1834 – August 15, 1899
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in 1891
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Mrs. Harris
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home
Resided at The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

The Young Woman’s Auxiliary of The Old Woman’s Home provided materials for sewing and fancywork to the Ladies.  The finished pieces were sold and the money was divided between the Ladies (for spending money) and the Auxiliary (for use in support of the Ladies).  A Young Woman’s Auxiliary List Of Cash Received From Inmates For Work in 1894 shows Mrs. Harris sold finished pieces.  The Auxiliary’s portion was sixty-two cents.

Rebecca W. King
February 17, 1818 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home on April 27, 1892
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Mrs. King withdrew from The Old Woman’s Home in August 1892.

Nancy E. Lewis
1826 – October 1890
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home prior to 1889
Resided at the office of The Nashville Relief Society, the corner of Cedar Street and Park Place, later at The Old Woman’s Home, 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Mrs. Lewis was one of the two ladies cared for as an experiment by The Nashville Relief Society and The Old Woman’s Home in the office of their old building.  During this time period, The Nashville Relief Society and The Old Woman’s Home were operating under one charter with one Board of Directors.  Mrs. Lewis was the first Inmate in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street!

Isabella Moore
May 23, 1815 – May 27, 1899
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home April 4, 1899
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Judith Percel
April 4, 1815 – July 1891
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home November 1, 1890
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Mrs. Percel was unable to remember her actual birthday, but stated “It was about April 4th“.

Harriet Pickard
June 21, 1819 – June 10, 1894
Marital Status: Never Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home December 20, 1890
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Sallie Pike
June 17, 1809– January 17, 1895
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home April 5, 1890
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

The Young Women’s Auxiliary of The Old Woman’s Home provided materials for sewing and fancywork to the Ladies.  The finished pieces were sold and the money was divided between the Ladies (for spending money) and the Auxiliary (for use in support of the Ladies).  A Young Woman’s Auxiliary List Of Cash Received From Inmates For Work in 1894, shows Mrs. Pike sold a quilt and the Auxiliary’s portion was $2.50.

Elizabeth Mary Searcy
December 4, 1830 – Unknown
Marital Status: Never Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home April 12, 1892
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Miss Searcy withdrew from The Old Woman’s Home in February 1894.

Martha Sloan
January 12, 1811 – March 3, 1898
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home July 6, 1894
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

The Young Woman’s Auxiliary of The Old Woman’s Home provided materials for sewing and fancywork to the Ladies.  The finished pieces were sold and the money was divided between the Ladies (for spending money) and the Auxiliary (for use in support of the Ladies).  A Young Woman’s Auxiliary List Of Cash Received From Inmates For Work in 1894 shows Mrs. Sloan made a quilt and the Auxiliary’s portion was fifty cents.

Excerpt from the 1897 Annual Report of The Old Woman’s Home, prepared by the Board of Directors:

Mrs. Sloan, now nearly eighty-seven years of age, is still living and shedding sunshine in The Home by her sweet Christian spirit.”

Mr. Willy
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Spouse:  Mrs. Willy

Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

The first three Inmates of The Old Woman’s Home at Cherry Street included Mr. and Mrs. Willy.  They were originally admitted more in the nature of caretakers, later their status changed to Inmates.  A list of Inmates from 1890 – 1902 states a date of death in 1890, but does not specify if it was Mr. Willy, Mrs. Willy, or both that passed away that year.

Mrs. Willy
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Spouse:  Mr. Willy

Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
Burial Site:

Biography

The first three Inmates of The Old Woman’s Home at Cherry Street included Mr. and Mrs. Willy.  They were originally admitted more in the nature of caretakers, later their status changed to Inmates.  A list of Inmates from 1890 – 1902 states a date of death in 1890, but does not specify if it was Mrs. Willy, Mr. Willy, or both that passed away that year.