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Sixth Generation

Family of Sylvester J. ALTOM (24) & Mary Isabella DERRYBERRY

53. Viuna ALTOM. Born in 1888 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 65, Viuna died in 1953. Buried in 1953 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

In Jan 1909 when Viuna was 21, she married Robert STEPHENS. Born in 1888. At the age of 76, Robert died in 1964. Buried in 1964 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. T. J.. Born in 1911 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 18, T. J. died in 1929. Buried in 1929 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

ii. Ralph Edward. Born in 1918 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 44, Ralph Edward died in 1962. Buried in 1962 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


54. Eugenia ALTOM. Born on 7 Feb 1890 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 25, Eugenia died on 12 Nov 1915. Buried in Nov 1915 in Lewis-Altom Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Eugenia married John William BLANKENSHIP, son of Billy BLANKENSHIP & Martha GILBERT. Born in 1885 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 64, John William died in 1949. Buried in 1949 in Bible Grove Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
91 i. Ruby (1909-1982)

55. Levie ALTOM. Born in 1896 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 40, Levie died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1936. Buried in 1936 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Levie married Ellis E. SCOTT, son of William Thomas SCOTT (27 May 1853-30 Mar 1914) & Mary Jane TILSON (24 May 1856-25 Sep 1928). Born on 23 Oct 1892. At the age of 79, Ellis E. died on 13 May 1972. Buried in 1972 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Sallie".

They had the following children:
i. Velmer B. Born on 2 Apr 1914 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 4, Velmer B died on 30 Oct 1918. Buried in Oct 1918 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

92 ii. Hazel Irene (1922-1995)
93 iii. Mary Evelyn (1930-1970)
iv. Tommie. Born on 5 Feb 1935 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Tommie died on 20 Oct 1935. Buried in Oct 1935 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


56. Homer G. ALTOM. Born in 1898. At the age of 46, Homer G. died in 1944. Buried in 1944 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 2 Aug 1916 when Homer G. was 18, he married Eva Gray DERRYBERRY, daughter of Johnny Ransom DERRYBERRY (20 Mar 1873-28 Jan 1949) & Magnolia GRIGGS (Jan 1871-10 Feb 1935), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in Dec 1899. At the age of 84, Eva Gray died in 1984. Buried in 1984 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. J. R.. Born in 1917. At the age of 86, J. R. died on 26 May 2003.

In Mar 1938 when J. R. was 21, he married Frances SIMONTON, daughter of Henry Y. SIMONTON (1904-1972) & Annie ? (1913-). Born in 1922.

94 ii. James (1920-1994)
iii. Eugenie. Born on 13 Jul 1922. At the age of 69, Eugenie died on 23 Jan 1992. Buried in Jan 1992 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

In 1938 when Eugenie was 15, she married James IVY. James died on 7 Apr 1972. Buried in Apr 1972 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

95 iv. Ava Gray (1924-2007)
v. Infant. Born in 1926. Infant died in 1926. Buried in 1926 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. Homer Howard. Born in 1927. At the age of 52, Homer Howard died in 1979. Buried in 1979 in Florida.

Homer Howard married Alene HORNER.

vii. John Edward. Born on 20 Jul 1930 in Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 54, John Edward died in 1985. Buried in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

John Edward married Jackie HATFIELD.

96 viii. Beulah Mae (1933-)
ix. Clara Mae. Born on 29 Apr 1938 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Clara Mae married Warren AUSTIN.


57. Oda Martin ALTOM. Born on 6 Nov 1901 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 77, Oda Martin died on 8 Aug 1979. Buried in Aug 1979 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 27 Oct 1924 when Oda Martin was 22, she married William Ross SIMONTON, son of John Young SIMONTON (around 1858-) & Margaret Eveline DOUGLAS (23 Feb 1867-1 May 1913). Born on 12 Jan 1900. At the age of 80, William Ross died on 18 Feb 1980. Buried in Feb 1980 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Ross".

They had the following children:
97 i. Cornelia Irene (1934-)
ii. Infant. Born on 16 Jul 1944. Infant died on 16 Jul 1944. Buried in Jul 1944 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.


58. Vester ALTOM. Born in 1904 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 28, Vester died in May 1932. Buried in May 1932 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

In 1921 when Vester was 17, she married George Oren HEDGE Senior, son of John Wesley HEDGE (28 Jan 1877-23 Feb 1936) & Annie SARRATT (28 Dec 1878-22 Jul 1917). Born on 25 Mar 1901. At the age of 76, George Oren died on 27 Nov 1977. Buried in 1977 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
98 i. Lois H. (1922-2007)
99 ii. Mary Elizabeth (1927-)

59. Taft ALTOM. Born in 1908 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 28, Taft died on 25 Jan 1936. Buried in Jan 1936 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Cause of Death: T.B.

On 10 Oct 1927 when Taft was 19, he married Ollie GOOCH, daughter of William L. GOOCH (8 Jul 1869-24 Jan 1944) & Lenora Frances WALL (2 Jun 1872-10 Jun 1950), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 24 Mar 1909 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 34, Ollie died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 18 Sep 1943. Buried in Sep 1943 in Roans Creek Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: T.B.

They had the following children:
100 i. William (1930-)
101 ii. Brooksie Nell (1932-1996)
102 iii. Virginia Bell (1935-1999)

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