Sweet memories

by Lillian Gatewood Mosley
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[Dresden? Tennessee] : L.G. Mosley, c1989


Cover title: Sweet memories : a memorable collection of true country livin', sprinkled with love and laughter."

Contains the author's memories, growing up in rural Weakley County, Tennessee, and information about her family and ancestry.

Horace Wayne Gatewood (1899-1985), son of William Alfred and Sophia Wester Waller, and Evelyn Alexander (b. 1901), daughter of William Judson and Mandy Babb Alexander, were both born in Weakley County, Tennessee. They were married in 1919. They had eight children, 1920-1940, born in Weakley County. Descendants live in Tennessee and elsewhere.

William Alfred Gatewood (1869-1952) was the son of George Washington Gatewood (1830-1890) and Sarah Ann Bowlin Gatewood (1848-1913) and the grandson of Freeman Gatewood (1802-1892), who was born in North Carolina of Cherokee descent. He married Sophia Wester Waller (1874-1958), daughter of Jefferson Perston Waller (1828-1904) and Ruth Jane Busby Waller (1840-1904), in 1891. They had ten children, 1892-1914. Record lists children and grandchildren.

William Judson Alexander (1863-1934), son of Thomas Jefferson Alexander (1829-1922) and Rebecca Ann Maynard Alexander (1840-1931), and Mandy Jane Babb (1877-1952), daughter of Jasper Newton Babb (1835- 1916) and Sinthia Jane Sanderson Babb (1842-1936), were married in 1896. They had five children, 1898-1913.

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