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Joseph Abner St. John

Male 1868 - 1926  (58 years)



  • Name Joseph Abner St. John 
    Nickname Joab 
    Born 16 Feb 1868 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Apr 1926 
    • JOSEPH ABNER (JO AB) ST.JOHN CALLED BY DEATH
      Morrison, Tenn. (1926)
      56 year old Joseph Abner (Jo Ab) St. John, oldest child of William Thomas and Sarah Whitfield St. John died unexpectedly at his home in Morrison Sunday morning on April 11. Mr. St. John had been home for a week with pneumonia but was improving. Death was attributed to a heart attack. A native of Cannon County, he was born in 1868. He operated a mill and farmed in Cannon County. He moved to this area in 1907. Mr. St. John was a member of the Church of Christ and was very instrumental in starting the congregation at Pleasant Knoll and Cumberland Academy. Mr. St. John was married to the former Alcie Jane Woods of Cannon County who survives. Besides his widow and parents he is survived by five sons and six daughters; Delter St. John, Tom St. John, Robert St. John, Charles St. John, and Goodloe St. John all of Morrison. Mrs. John (Mead) Prater, Mrs. Jim (Margaret) Prater, Miss Theonia Ruth St. John, Miss Maymie St. John all of Morrison. Mrs. H.B. (Salley) Ramsey of Coffee County, Mrs. Tom (Jodie) Brown of Beech Grove and nine grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday April 13, at 2 p.m. in the Viola Church of Christ building with Jimmy Stubblefield officiating. Burial was in the Viola Graveyard. Jacobs and Jarrel Funeral Home of Morrison assisted by John High from McMinnville were the funeral directors.
      NOTE:In 1936 his body was removed to the Morrison Cemetery at the request of
      his widow.
    Person ID I12331   St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database | St. John Generation One - Raoul de Sancto Johanne
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-448685 Living (18 Feb 2016)

    Father William Thomas St. John,   b. 7 Oct 1846,   d. 22 Mar 1932  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah Ann Whitfield 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F5060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Abner St. John,   b. 16 Feb 1868,   d. 11 Apr 1926  (Age 58 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas St. John  [Birth]
     2. Charles St. John
     3. Goodloe St. John
     4. Mead St. John, Prater
     5. Margaret St. John, Prater
     6. Theonia Ruth St. John
     7. Maymie St. John
     8. Salley St. John, Ramsey
     9. Jodie St. John, Brown
    +10. Adam Delter St. John,   b. 9 Sep 1889,   d. 13 Jan 1967  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +11. Robert Hall St. John, Sr.,   b. 27 Jan 1904  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F5061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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