Samuel M. Lemons and Jesse Addison Lemons (his son b.1873) are the two adult males sitting in the fist row. Others in the photo are presumed to be some of the children from Samuel's marriages to Elizabeth Roberts (m.1870) and Nancy Ann Rhea (m.1885). Samuel died on January 22, 1923, and is buried with both Elizabeth and Nancy Ann in Grandview's Mt. Sulphur Cemetery.
Front, L to R - Gertrude Dockson Huntington, Jessie Genevieve (Huntington) Higby, Helen Higby (baby), Alice Bowers (Huntington) Merritt, Anna (Powell) Huntington (wife of Hiram Lord Huntington).
Back, L to R - Julia (Graham) Higby (wife of Nelson Franklin), Nelson Franklin Highby, John Burroughs Merritt, Mrs. T. W. Merritt, T. W. Merritt, Alfred Merritt (child), Nelson Graham Highby, Mattie Powell.
Also appearing in the photograph is a daughter, Myrtle Philena "Lena" (Stebbins) Wyatt.. Other children of H.C. and Mary Stebbins include Jonathan Earl Stebbins, Lucy Ada (Stebbins) Moore, Mary Ann "Mame" (Stebbins) Post, Lucinda "Lou" Rachel (Stebbins) Starring, Charles Aaron Stebbins. Land for the Stebbins Cemetery was parceled out of the Stebbins farm and donated to the community's Presbyterian congregation by H.C. and Mary Stebbins. Charles Aaron Stebbins died in 1882 at the age of 20 months, and is the earliest identified burial in Grandview.
Known subjects in the photo include Howard Hastings Hoyt, Celia R. Clark, Margaret A. "Maggie" Quick, Sarah Keziah (Clark) Yeatment, Mrs. June Hubbard, Abidjan Adam Hubbard, Charles Pope Yeatman, Alice Ellen Jewett, T.W. Merritt, Anna (Huntington) Powel, Julia( Graham) Higby, William H. Clark, Mary Lucy Jewett, Hiram Luther Hoyt, Avery Star Hoyt, Rose (Forbes) Hoyt, Harlan Charles Stebbins.
Jacob Dillard Wyatt moved his family to Grandview in 1903. Constructing a family home on the former site of the Piney Falls Presbyterian Chruch (inside the first western bend of what is today Burdett Road), he and his wife, Martha "Mattie" (Boynton) Wyatt raised six children in the Grandview community, with all attending the Grandview Normal Institute Jacob suddenly died in 1915 at the age of 52 years. Martha became deceased 40 years later in 1955. Both are buried in Grandview's Stebbins Cemetery.
L to R - Willard Lester Wyatt, Martha "Mattie" (Boynton) Wyatt (wife of Jacob), Herbert Spence Wyatt, Frank Boothy Wyatt, Lois (Wyatt) Taylor, Walter Ernest Wyatt, Merton Delbert Wyatt. Photo taken 1918.
Front row, L to R - Jess Franklin Stinecipher, Florence Elinor Stinecipher (did not marry), James Martin Stinecipher, Asa Newport Stinecipher, Carl Jackson Stinecipher (did not marry), Amanda (Ingle) Stinecipher, Alice Sarena Stinecipher (Blackburn), Dora S. Stinecipher (White), Addie Mae Stinecipher (Powell).
Back row, L to R - Rhoda Lee Stinecipher (Davis), Sabre "Carrie" Caroline Stinecipher (did not marry), Mary Elizabeth Stinecipher (did not marry).
All of the Stinecipher children attended the Grandview Normal Institute. Seven of the children were graduates.
Front Row, L to R - Cordelia Hinds (Lawson), Ruth Anna Hinds (Starring), Major David Hinds, William Alonzo Hinds, Martha Ann (Ingle) Hinds, Earl Hinds, Eugene Hinds.
Back Row, L to R - Lilly Hinds (Dye), Esther Hinds (Allen).
All of the Hinds children attended the Grandview Normal Institute. Five of the children were graduates.
John D. Burnett was born 1880 in Sequatchie Valley (Bledsoe County). He and "Patsy" Reed married in 1905. Three children were born to couple - Larry A. Burnett (b.1907), Thomas Major Burnett (b.1910) and Mabel Burnett (b.1912). The family moved to Grandview in 1920, and John became the owner of considerable acreage in the area. As a member of the governing body of Rhea County, John led the effort to secure county financing for the construction of State Highway 68 up the mountainside from Spring City to Grandview. Martha died in 1951, followed by John in 1968. Both are buried in Grandview's Stebbins Cemetery.
Milton Pack was born in North Carolina. He came to Grandview in 1895 when his father, Soloman J. Pack, moved to the community and established a small grocery store. Fannie Gonce, a native of Indiana, met Milton while visiting her uncle and aunt, Sam and Margaret Quick. The couple were married in 1909, and became the parents of two sons, Leonard and Leeman, both who attended the Grandview Normal Institute. Milton Pack served 32 years as the Postmaster of Grandview. Both Milton and Fannie are buried in the Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Tennessee.
Residents of Grandview from 1880s. Circa 1890, Mr. Clark built the Grandview home known as "Yonder Hills" as a wedding present for his daughter, Sarah and her husband, Charles Pope Yeatman. The Clarks resided in the Grandview home known as, "Lilac Lodge." The both died in Grandview (1911 & 1913) and are buried in the Cummins Cemetery, along with a son, Robert Carlton Clark.
Front Row, L to R - Caroline "Carrie" B.Dewey, Grace (Marsh) Starring Dewey, Medora "Dora" Dewey.
Back Row, L to R - Ralph Stebbins Starring (son of Louis), Lee R. Dewey, Louis Marsh Starring.
The first husband of Grace Dewey was Roselle Starring, who drowned in Lake Erie 1872. Grace remarried Laurin Dewey and in 1894 the family moved from New York to Grandview. Everyone pictured is buried in Grandview's Stebbins Cemetery, along with Mr. Dewey and the parents of Grace, Daniel and Wealthy (Gaylord) Marsh.
L to R, Front - Harlan Jacob Wyatt, Mary Post, Jessie Post, Martha Adeana Wyatt, Ralph Stebbins Starring, Dorothy Lena Starring.
L to R, Back - Martie Philena "Lena" (Stebbins) Wyatt (wife of Frank), Lewis Frank Wyatt (baby), Frank Boynton Wyatt, Richard Walter Post, Mary Ann "Mame" (Stebbins) Post (wife of Richard), Mary Ann (Tarbox) Stebbins (wife of Harlan Charles Stebbins), Louis Marsh Starring, Lucinda Rachel (Stebbins) Starring (wife of Louis).
Sitting on Ground, L to R - Unknown child, Kathrerine M. Taylor (Leonard), William H. Taylor.
Sitting in Chairs, L to R - Arthur Roy Leonard, William F. Taylor, Frances E. (Tiffany) Taylor, Mary E, (Taylor) Leonard (wife of Arthur) , Rowland King Leonard (baby).
Standing, L to R - Mabil (Halliday) Taylor (wife of Roger), Roger William Taylor.
Sitting, L to R - Lafayette Lewis Burnett, Delia Ann (Taylor) Burnett.
Standing, L to R - Lena Mae Burnett, Lilly Belle Burnett, Lucius Carl “Luke” Burnett, Mary Jane Burnett, Franklin Clifford Burnett, Delia Pearl Burnett, Susie Tempy Burnett, Willard Lafayette Burnett, Margaret Angeline “Maggie” Burnett, Earl Milton Burnett.
*Grandview residents in 1900.