Residents 1900 – 1909 2018-03-14T15:00:08+00:00

Residents 1900 – 1909

1909, The Old Woman’s Home at West End Avenue
1900 – 1909
, The Old Woman’s Home at North Cherry Street

Nancy M. Arthur
November 14, 1822 – March 6, 1902
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 9, 1893
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. Arthur resided in Nashville, Tennessee.

Martha H. Bateman
February 4, 1828 – January 1904
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home April 17, 1899
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. Bateman resided in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Elizabeth Burchitt
unknown-unknown
Marital Status: unknown

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Pauline Carpenter
May 9, 1826 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home on November 13, 1900
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Catherine Carr
March 25, 1817 – January 18, 1901
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home March 28, 1891
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Mary Carr
April 17, 1841 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home February 13, 1904
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Barbara Corbett
March 14, 1828 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 13, 1897
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Prior to her admission to The Old Woman’s Home, Mrs. Corbett resided in Davidson County, Tennessee.  Although her date of death is unknown, she was last mentioned on a list of Inmates of The Home in 1908.

Ellen Crawford
January 13, 1835 – May 25, 1907
Marital Status: Never Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 23, 1900
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Family References

Sibling:  Mary Crawford

Biography

Miss Crawford and her sister, Mary, were admitted to The Old Woman’s Home together.  Prior to her admission, Miss Ellen resided in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Mary Crawford
January 25, 1847 – October 1904
Marital Status: Never Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 23, 1900
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Family Reference

Sibling:  Ellen Crawford

Biography

Miss Crawford and her sister, Ellen, were admitted to The Old Woman’s Home together.  Prior to her admission, Miss Mary resided in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Mrs. Driver
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in November 1907
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography 

Although Mrs. Driver’s date of death is unknown, she was last mentioned on a list of Inmates of The Old Woman’s Home in 1908.

Olivia Eubanks
May 6, 1832 – 1906
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home November 13, 1900
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. Eubanks resided in Davidson County, Tennessee.

Mrs. Green
Unknown  – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in November 1907
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Mrs. Green withdrew from The Old Woman’s Home in July 1908 to make her home with her with her two brothers in Texas.

Catherine G. Harrison
January 28, 1828 – July 15, 1900
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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Martha Jane Hunt
September 28, 1820 – Unknown
Marital Status: Never Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 1, 1895
Resided on The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Miss Hunt was referred to The Old Woman’s Home by College Street Christian Church in Nashville, Tennessee.  While her date of death is unknown, Miss Hunt was last mentioned on a list of Inmates of The Old Woman’s Home in 1908.

M. E. Little
December 27, 1831 – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in 1901
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Mrs. Lunn
Unknown DOB – Unknown DOD
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in March 1908
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

At the time of Mrs. Lunn’s admission to The Old Woman’s Home, there were no rooms available.  The Board of Directors had the office remade into a room for Mrs. Lunn until the new Home at West End Avenue was completed.  There is no record of Mrs. Lunn moving to the new Home at 2811 West End Avenue.

Mrs. Jonathon Miller McKee
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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Spouse:  Jonathon Miller McKee

Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in December 1908
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street, later resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 2811 West End Avenue
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Biography

In 1909, the Ladies moved to their new Home at 2811 West End Avenue where Mrs. McKee occupied a room which she endowed at a cost of $2500.00.  These rooms were marked by a brass plate on the door and stood as a monument to the generosity of the donor.

Nancy Mathes
April 13, 1825 – May 24, 1909
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home October 9, 1892
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street, later resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 2811 West End Avenue
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Mrs. Matthews
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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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 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 listed Mrs. Matthews as a participant in the program.  Although her date of death is unknown, the last record mentioning Mrs. Matthews was a list of Inmates of The Old Woman’s Home in 1908.

Caroline Miller
December 2, 1819 – July 26, 1907
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in 1902
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Mrs. Morton
Unknown DOB – Unknown DOD
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in January 1905
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Mrs. Morton withdrew from The Old Woman’s Home in May 1905.

Maria L. Nicholson
Unknown – March 2, 1907
Marital Status: Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in 1903
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Mrs. Patterson
Unknown – Unknown
Marital Status: Married

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

Although Mrs. Patterson’s birth and death dates are unknown, she was last mentioned on a list of Inmates of The Old Woman’s Home in 1908.

Mary Smith
March 12, 1832 – Unknown
Marital Status: Never Married

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Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Lavinia Taylor
December 26, 1823 – August 1, 1906
Marital Status: Never Married

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Admitted to The Old Woman’s Home in 1900
Resided in The Old Woman’s Home at 136 North Cherry Street
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Biography

Miss Taylor helped care for another resident of The Old Woman’s Home, Mrs. Martha Batman,  prior to Mrs. Bateman’s  death in 1904.

Mrs. Van
Unknown  – November 28, 1905
Marital Status: Married

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