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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of John Andrew Jackson ALTOM (8) & Mary Ann DAVIS

22. Annie ALTOM. Born on 2 Apr 1847 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 26, Annie died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 17 Jan 1874. Buried in Jan 1874 in Union Cemetery, Chesterfield, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Annie married John Larkin ESSARY, son of Nathaniel Cosby ESSARY (27 Aug 1822-13 Jul 1915) & Hannah Jane INGRAM (Apr 1826-). Born on 22 Apr 1849 in Lone Elm, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, John Larkin died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Aug 1931.

They had the following children:
i. Samuel Henderson. Born on 23 Sep 1870 in Brown's Creek, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 64, Samuel Henderson died in Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee on 28 Apr 1935.

ii. Samantha Alice. Born on 6 Dec 1872 in Brown's Creek, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 4, Samantha Alice died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 27 Aug 1877.


23. Mary Ellen ALTOM. Born on 27 Feb 1856 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 75, Mary Ellen died in Chesterfield, Henderson County, Tennessee on 21 Mar 1931. Buried in Mar 1931 in Union Cemetery, Chesterfield, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 15, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870.

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Essary, wife of J. Larkin Essary, aged seventy-five years, died March 21st, at her home near Chesterfield. She is survived by her husband and three children, Mrs. W.G. (Dora) Frizzel, Mrs. Florence Lindsey, both of Chesterfield; and Mrs. C.L. (Eula) Jimerson of Ridgely; also a stepson and nephew, S.H. Essary, a member of the faculty of the University of Tennessee. She was the daughter of John and Mary Ann Davis Altom, and has several brothers living in Arkansas, where the family moved years ago. Mrs. Essary was all that can be said of a good Christian woman whose life was centered in her home, and whose kind and neighborly habits won her the regard of a wide circle of friends. She had been a member of Union Church for forty-nine years, where the funeral service was conducted by Revs. Fleetwood Ball and W.F. Boren.

Mary Ellen married John Larkin ESSARY, son of Nathaniel Cosby ESSARY (27 Aug 1822-13 Jul 1915) & Hannah Jane INGRAM (Apr 1826-). Born on 22 Apr 1849 in Lone Elm, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, John Larkin died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Aug 1931.

They had the following children:
50 i. Dora Angelina (1876-1958)
51 ii. Nathan Claiborne (1880-1926)
52 iii. Janette Florence (1883-1970)
iv. Marcella Eulalia. Born in Jul 1895 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Ridgely, Lake County, Tennessee in 1931.

Marcella Eulalia married Chase B. SCATTERDAY. Born on 19 Sep 1897. At the age of 85, Chase B. died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1983.


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