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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Sunday's Obituary: Nancy L. (Gatlin) Page

Nashville Tennessean and Nashville American, 4 January 1911, page 4

   PAGE––Monday evening at 8:15 o'clock, January 2, 1911, at her residence, 50 washington street, Mrs. Nancy L., wife of the late John F. Page, aged 81 years.
   Funeral from the residence as above this (Wednesday) morning at 10:30 o'clock, January 4. Services conducted by Rev. John Derrett.
   Interment at Mt. Olivet cemetery.
   The following gentlemen are requested to serve as pallbearers: T. J. Duggon, Howard Threatt, James T. Evins, C. B. Harwood, Ben Turbeville and Willie Sullivan.
   Carriages from Wilkerson Company.

Nancy L. Gatlin was born on 8 July 1829 in Tennessee. She was the daughter of my 4th-great-grandparents John McNairy Gatlin and Margaret "Peggy" Gower. She married John F. Page on 24 February 1854 in Davidson County, Tennessee. They had seven children: Mark Albert Page (born 25 August 1856), Anna Lee Page (born 27 January 1858), John G. Page (born 16 August 1860), Robert E. Lee Page (born about 1864), Martha Adelia Page (born 19 March 1869), Mary Elizabeth Page (born 23 January 1871), and William James Page (born about 1873). Her husband John died on 6 May 1893. Nancy was predeceased by two of her children; her son Robert died on 11 November 1898 and her son William died on 4 March 1905. Nancy died on 2 January 1911.

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