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Fourth Generation

Family of Elizabeth E. PRITCHARD (12) & Elias BURNS

31. Martha Elizabeth BURNS. Born in 1842 in Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880.

On 13 Mar 1876 when Martha Elizabeth was 34, she married James B. LEE, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1829 in North Carolina. Resided in 7th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860.

James B. Lee was the Justice of the Peace for 7th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
i. Elizabeth C.. Born in 1879 in Carroll County, Tennessee.


32. William A. BURNS. Born in 1854 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, William A. died in 1938. Buried in 1938 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1930. Alias/AKA: "Billy".

On 30 Jun 1880 when William A. was 26, he first married Mary Elizabeth WEBB, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1864. At the age of 28, Mary Elizabeth died in 1892. Buried in 1892 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
83 i. Elsie Geneva (1882-)
84 ii. Bessie E. (1890-1924)

On 4 Jan 1893 when William A. was 39, he second married Rebecca Amanda BALLARD, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1855 in Tennessee. At the age of 78, Rebecca Amanda died in 1933. Buried in 1933 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 7th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 7, Benton County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1930. Alias/AKA: "Mandy".

They had one child:
i. Bertha. Born in 1895 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, Bertha died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 28 May 1977. Buried in May 1977 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1930. Resided in District 7, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1910.

Obituary: The widow of Frank A. Pendergrass, Mrs. Bertha Burns Morgan Pendergrass, died Monday at Intri-Care Nursing Home, Jackson. Services were at Church of Christ, Clarksburg, Tuesday at 2 p.m. conducted by L.D. Willis and Clifford Lyons, ministers. Burial was in New Liberty Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lindell Baumgardner, Keith Baumgardner, Jimmy Baumgardner, Johnny B. Baumgardner, Willie Howard Baumgardner, Dwayne Baumgardner and Mickey Spain. Mrs. Pendergrass was a member of the Church of Christ. Her parents were W.A. Burns and Amanda Ballard Burns. She was first married to Jake J. Morgan who died Feb. 27, 1947. After his death, she was married to Frank Pendergrass, who died in 1972. She leaves three step-children, Duncan Pendergrass, Thelma Baumgardner and Arlene Spain and nieces and nephews and step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren.


Bertha first married Jacob J. MORGAN, son of William Rufus MORGAN (1858-1890) & Armeilia Jane KIRBY (1856-1931). Born in 1888. At the age of 59, Jacob J. died on 27 Feb 1947. Buried in 1947 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Jake".

Bertha second married Frank Augdon PENDERGRASS, son of John F. PENDERGRASS (1856-1935) & Bettie A. BRANDON (1864-1953). Born on 10 Aug 1892 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 79, Frank Augdon died in Clarksburg, Tennessee on 3 Mar 1972. Buried in 1972 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer. Religion: Clarksburg Church of Christ, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Frank A. was a World War I veteran - served in France.

Obituary: Frank A. Pendergrass, a retired farmer of Clarksburg, died March 3,1972, at his home. Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. March 5 at the Church of Christ in Clarksburg with L. D. Willis and Jerry Gross officiating. Burial was in New Liberty Cemetery with Lyndol Baumgardner, Jimmy Baumgardner, Keith Baumgardner, Mitchell W. Spain, Gordon Pendergrass, and Bob Allen serving as pallbearers. Mr. Pendergrass was a member of the Church of Christ and a World War I veteran. He was the son of the late John and Bettie Brandon Pendergrass. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bertha Burns Pendergrass; a son, Duncan Pendergrass of Ooltewah, Tenn.; two daughters, Mrs. James Baumgardner of Paducah, Ky., and Mrs. Mitchell Spain of Jackson, Tenn.; 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. He also leaves two brothers, Bill Pendergrass of Atwood and Harrison Pendergrass of Clarksburg; and two sisters, Mrs. Jesse Boyd of Huntingdon and Mrs. Cleavie Rosser of Clarksburg. Dilday Funeral Home had charge of arrangements



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