Benton County, Tennessee Genealogy

Benton County Schools

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Morgan-Claxton School


Students Left to Right

Robie Cantrell, Mary Lee Cantrell, Lindal (Henderson) Barnes, Marguarette Marchbanks, Mary Alice (Henderson) Freeland, Lucille (French) Hoofman, Aline (Henderson) Burnette, Lillion French, Jewel Smith, Lurene Alsup, Lucille (Pafford) Reynolds, Mary Lee French, Gladys Edwards

NOTICE OF SALE In accordance with a resolution of the Benton County Board of Education, passed March 13, 1958, directing the sale of the Morgan-Claxton school house and grounds at public auction, this is to give notice that said property will be offered for sale, on Saturday, April 12, 1958, at 1:00 o'clock p.m., at the South door of the Court House, Camden, Tennessee, at public out cry to the highest bidder for cash.

The building and grounds will be sold as a whole to the highest bidder. The right to reject any and all bids is reserved. Final sale to be approved by Benton County Board of Education. This March 28, 1958 Grady Melton, Chairman Ford Hollingsworth, Sec. and Supt.

Courtesy of Diana Allison and Doris Hightower

Big Sandy High School class of 1936


William Alsup
John Jr. Baker
Archie Beaton
Frances Bell
Elizabeth Brewer
Ona Brewer
Naomi Brewer
Fred Christopher
Lloyd Clement
?? Cooper
Herman Crockett
Hunter Crockett
Helen Derington
Nooelle Farmer (first name spelling ?)
Julia Fleming
Mernie Finch
John Henry French
Carinne Gaddy
Tillman Hall
June Hawkins
Inez Lee
Margaret Lockman
Elizabeth Lawry
Mary Perkins
Parrish Phillips
Elmore Price
Buster Stockdale
Millard Stockdale
Willard Stockdale
Flaudie Mae Watson
Eva?? Wedlestedt
Rachel Wilson
Quentin Wilson

Frances E. Bell (nee French) is the person that the 34 is printed on

Courtesy of
Richard (Bell) Smith

Camden Tennessee School


Herman Otis Bomar circled in top row (c.1903)

Courtesy ofBill Hastings


The Teachers' Normal School
Camden Tennessee

Herman Otis Bomar circled in third row from the top
Courtesy of Bill Hastings

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