James Thomas "Hog-Head Tom" Hennessee

Male 1855 - 1943  (87 years)


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  • Name James Thomas "Hog-Head Tom" Hennessee 
    Born 11 Oct 1855  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [4, 5
    Residence 0___ 1940  Summitville, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census Name Thomas Hennessee  [7
    Died 13 Aug 1943  Morrison, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8, 9
    Buried 14 Aug 1943  Summitville Cemetery, Summitville, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 9, 10
    Person ID I198  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father James C. Hennessee,   b. 15 Dec 1818, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1862, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Maxa "Maxie" Dodson,   b. 18 Mar 1824, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1899, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married (~1845)  (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11, 12
    Residence (Family) 1850  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence (Family) 1860  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence (Family) 1880  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Headstones
    Maxie Dodson Hennessee (1824-1899)
    Grave Stone
    interred in the Old Hennessee Cemetery

    http://web.archive.org/web/20140109132128/http:/tngenweb.org/warrentn/cemeteries/Hen.html
    James C. Hennessee (1818-1862)
    Grave Stone
    interred at the Old Hennessee Cemetery

    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Christian,   b. 1 Jun 1862, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1924, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1883  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • ,by Isaac Barnes,JP
    Residence (Family) 0___ 1900  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Children 
     1. William Mortimer "Mort" Hennessee,   b. 7 May 1885, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1960, Summitville, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Charles Calhoun "Charlie" Hennessee,   b. 26 Aug 1886, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Aug 1971, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Polly Lee Hennessee,   b. 0Jan 1893, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Kelly Edward Phillip Hennessee,   b. 14 Aug 1894, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1962, Lancaster-Fairfield Hospital,Lancaster,Fairfield Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Jesse Harris Hennessee,   b. 7 Aug 1893, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1959, Mountain Home, Washington County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Andy Marshall Hennessee,   b. 25 Sep 1898, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1965, Manchester, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nora Rhodes,   b. 22 Nov 1869, Van Buren, Pulaski County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1958, Summitville, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1926  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 17
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1855 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1883 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 0___ 1900 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Apr 1926 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 0___ 1940 - Summitville, Coffee County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 1943 - Morrison, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Aug 1943 - Summitville Cemetery, Summitville, Coffee County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Thomas 'Hog-Head Tom' Hennessee (1855-1943)
    James Thomas "Hog-Head Tom" Hennessee (1855-1943)
    Photo provided by Shelley Carter Lee (1985-

  • Notes 
    • According to his grand-daughter, Mattie Lee, he gained his nick-name when one time he went to the mountains, drank too much, and ate an entire hog's head.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1860 Warren Co.,TN Census, abstracted by Arlene Greathouse, annotated by the, p. 117 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S50192] "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSTS-VT7 :.

    3. [S8255] "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8TT-2YJ : accessed 24 Oct.

    4. [S86] 1900 Warren Co.,TN Census, compiled by Robert A. C. Hillis, Jr., 1988. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3129] "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NSTS-VT7 :.

    6. [S52101] "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K44F-RS3 : accessed.

    7. [S46824] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGNN-Q6W.

    8. [S28] "The Wiseman Family & Allied Lines, Vol. I", by Eugene Wiseman, published 1991, p. 467 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S50016] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30439892.

    10. [S382] "The Wiseman Family & Allied Lines, Vol. I", by Eugene Wiseman, published 1991, p. 467 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S28] "The Wiseman Family & Allied Lines, Vol. I", by Eugene Wiseman, published 1991, p. 507.

    12. [S13098] "James C Hennessee", Cemetery Profile & Registry, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18808097, abstra.

    13. [S49065] "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MC6S-Z1F : accessed.

    14. [S8256] "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDWN-YF7 : acc.

    15. [S1655] "Warren County,Tennessee Marriage Records:1852-1900", compiled & printed by Fred Clark,RR 1 Box 9-B, Ridge Road, Quebeck, p. 82 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S52100] "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSZN-XZS : accessed.

    17. [S6658] "Warren County,TN Marriages: 1900-1950", transcribed & compiled by A.C.Hillis, p. 230 (Reliability: 3).