Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Tombstone Tuesday: Louise Amanda (Tarkington) Whitman
Louise Amanda Tarkington was the youngest child of my 3rd-great-grandparents Joseph Tarkington and Amanda Russell. She was born in Tennessee on 24 March 1873. On 3 March 1897, she married Albert Powell Whitman in Davidson County, Tennessee. Louise and Albert had four children: Amanda Mary (born 5 February 1898), Finner Dupree (born 13 December 1903), Joseph Tarkington (born 31 March 1905), and Walter William (born 23 March 1908). Louise died in Nashville on 13 February 1915. On 15 February 1915, she was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, section 13 lot 75.