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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Sunday's Obituary: Alice P. (Taylor) Sawyer

Nashville Tennessean, 29 October 1923, page 10

SAWYER––Saturday evening, Oct. 27, 1923, at 8'30 o-clock, at the family residence, four miles from Franklin, on the Nashville pike, Mrs. Alice P., wife of John H. Sawyer, age 62 years. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Daughters, Misses Janie, Etta and Alice Sawyer; sons, Leslie, John Jr., and James H. Sawyer; two brothers, W. D. and A. D. Taylor; two sisters, Mrs. H. C. Whitehurst and Miss Mary Taylor. Funeral from the residence this (Monday) afternoon at one o'clock, services conducted by Rev. W. S. Marshall. The following friends will serve as pallbearers: J. D. Cook, R. P. Cook, W. B. Taylor, Jr., Ben Taylor, W. H. Murrey and D. L. Hawkins. Interment at Mt Hope cemetery, Franklin, Tenn. Crafton-Sweeney Co., funeral directors, 211 Eighth avenue, north.

Alice P. Taylor was born on 29 July 1861 or 1862 in Tennessee. She was the daughter of William Taylor and Sarah J. Little. She married my second cousin four times removed John Harvey Sawyer on 6 March 1889. Their children were William Leslie Sawyer, John Allen Sawyer, Jane Sawyer, James Henry Sawyer, Etta Sawyer, and Alice Sawyer.

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