Wiley C. Denson (1844 – )

”Denson, Wiley C., minister, Warrensburg, Mo. 1861, Montevallo; s. J. M. Denson and L. A. Mann; b. Nov. 24, 1844. j. D., Cumberland Univ., 1870; Sgt., Co. B, 2nd Ala. Cav., C. S. A.; Pastor Cumberland Pres. Church, Nashville, 1870-71; … Continue reading

Henry Albert Newman (1852 – 1933)

“NEWMAN, ALBERT HENRY (1852-1933), Albert Henry Newman, Baptist Church Historian and one of the founders of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary , one of five children of John Blackstone and Harriet (Whitaker) Newman, was born in the Edgefield District of … Continue reading

William Harding Mayes (1861 – 1939)

“MAYES, WILLIAM HARDING (1861-1939).  William Harding Mayes, attorney, newspaper editor, and teacher, son of Robert Chappell and Fredonia Charlotte (Stephens) Mayes, was born in Mayfield, Kentucky, on May 20, 1861.  He attended Paducah District Methodist College Milburn, Kentucky, Norton’s English … Continue reading

William Baxter Pendleton Gaines (1808 -1891)

“GAINES, WILLIAM BAXTER PENDLETON (1808 -1891).  William Baxter Pendleton Gaines, planter and legislator, was born on September 17, 1808, in Abbeville, South Carolina, son of Benjamin P. and Elizabeth (Ware) Gaines.  He taught school in Marengo County, Alabama, until 1832 … Continue reading