Guthrie Genealogy

GENETIC GENEALOGY of GUTHRIE FAMILY GROUP 2A

Timothy Basselman Guthrie & Sarah Lavenia Barrett

GFG2A - BRANCH J - CLUSTER 4

Timothy Basselman Guthrie

Son of Joseph Guthrie & Julia McCarthy

Birth: 17 July 1870

Birth Location: Ten Mile Stand, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA

Marriage: 9 September 1903 in Bradley County, Tennessee, USA

Occupation: Merchant

Death: 19 October 1956 

Death Location: Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, USA

Burial: West View Cemetery in Sweetwater, Monroe County, Tennessee, USA 

Sarah Lavenia Barrett

Daughter of William Frederick Barrett & Sarah Florence Banner

Birth: 24 April 1879

Birth Location: Charleston, Bradley, Tennessee, USA

Sons: Timothy Barrett

Daughters: Florence Julia, Estelle

Death: 5 October 1961

Death Location: Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, USA

Burial: West View Cemetery in Sweetwater, Monroe County, Tennessee, USA     

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS:

1870: BIRTH of TIMOTHY BASSELMAN GUTHRIE

Timothy was born on 17 July 1870 in Meigs County, Tennessee. He was the 2nd of 3 children born to Joseph & Julia (McCarthy) Guthrie. The Basselman middle name is in honor of a family friend.

1879: BIRTH of SARAH LAVENIA BARRETT

Sarah was born on 24 April 1879 in Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee to William & Florence (Banner) Barrett.

1880: CENSUS of DISTRICT 7, MEIGS, TENNESSEE, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Joseph Guthrie 54 Farmer IRE/SCT/IRE; Julia 38 wife keeping house dyspepsia IREx3; James 10 son @ school TN; Timothy B 9 son @ school TN; John F 7 son TN. 

1880: CENSUS of DISTRICT 8, BRADLEY, TENNESSEE, USA

BARRETT HOUSEHOLD: W.F. Barrett wm 35 Farmer married TN/NY/TN; Florence wf 22 wife keeping house married NCx3; Stella wf 3 dau @home TN/TN/NC; Sallie wf 1 dau @ home TN/TN/NC; Robert Bouldon bm 80 hired widowed NCx3 

1900: CENSUS of (SWEETWATER), CIVIL DISTRICT 1, MONROE, TENNESSEE, USA

SMITH HOUSEHOLD: Fred C Smtih head wm Mar 1866 34 single TN/NC/NC; Charles Fry boarder wm single OH/VT/MAINE Traveling Salesman; William Boyd boarder wm Oct 1862 37 single TNx3; Louis Pennington boarder wm July 1870 29 single TNx3; Timothy Guthrie boarder wm July 1870 29 TN/SCT/IRE Trav. Salesman  

1900: CENSUS of CIVIL DISTRICT 8, BRADLEY, TENNESSEE, USA

BARRETT HOUSEHOLD: William F Barrett head wm May 1844 36 mx24 TNx3 Hotel Keeper; Florence Barnett wife wf Nov 1857 42 mx24 2ch 2liv NCx3; Florence E daughter wf May 1877 23 single TN/TN/NC; Sarah L daughter wf April 1879 21 single TN/TN/NC; Charles Palmer boarder wm Dec 1865 34 Marriedx4yrs TNx3 Grain Merchant; (Unnamed) Palmer boarder wf Dec 1870 29 marriedx4 0ch NCx3; William L Holloway boarder wm June 1875 24 single TNx3 Dry Goods Merchant; John Martin servant bm Dec 1880 19 single TN/UNK/VA hotel waiter; Minne White servant bf Jan 1879 21 single TNx3 cook. 

1903: MARRIAGE of TIMOTHY BASSELMAN GUTHRIE & SARAH LAVENIA BARRETT

Tim and Sallie were married on 9 September 1903 in Bradley County, Tennessee. 

1909: DEATH of FATHER, JOSEPH GUTHRIE 

Tim's father, Joseph Guthrie, died 26 August 1909 and is buried at the Ragland-Baldwin Cemetery in Meigs County, Tennessee, USA. His widowed mother lived with his youngest brother, John Francis Guthrie, and his wife.

1910: CENSUS of SWEETWATER, MONROE, TENNESSEE, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Timothy B Guthrie head wm 39 marriedx1 6yrs TN/SCT/IRE Merchant @ Department Store; Sallie Guthrie wife fw 30 marriedx1 6yrs 2ch 2liv TN/NC/TN; Julia Guthrie daughter fw 5 single TNx3; Timothy B Guthrie Jr son mw 1-11/12 (23mos) single TNx3; Pearl Greggs servant fw 18 single TNx3 Private Family Servant 

1920: CENSUS of SWEETWATER, MONROE, TENNESSEE, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Tim B Guthrie head mw 48 married TN/SCT/IRE Merchant Retail Hwd; Sallie Guthrie wife fw 39 married TN/TN/NC; Julia Guthrie daughter fw 13 single TNx3Tim B Guthrie Jr son mw 10 single TNx3; Estelle Guthrie daughter fw 7 single TNx3; Lewis Jenkins hired man mb 19 single TNx3 porter Hdw Store.

1924: DEATH of MOTHER, JULIA J McCARTHY GUTHRIE

Tim's mother passed away on 13 March 1924 and was buried at West View Cemetery in Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, USA. 

1930: CENSUS of SWEETWATER, MONROE, TENNESSEE, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Tim G Guthrie head house value=20,000 mw 59 married TN/SCT/IRE merchant hardware; Sallie Guthrie wife fw 51 married TN/TN/NC; Tim Guthrie son mw 21 single TNx3 clerk hardware; Estelle daughter fw 17 single TNx3; Ella Mae Jones servant fw 33 married TNx3 cook home.

1935: RESIDENCE in SWEETWATER, MONROE, TENNESSEE, USA

The 1940 census lists Sweetwater as the family residence in 1935. 

1936: DEATH of DAUGHTER, FLORENCE JULIA GUTHRIE RICHARDSON 

Tim and Sallie's daughter Julia Richardson, wife of Alen Richardson, died of tuberculosis on 12 February 1934 in Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee. She was only 28 years old. 

1940: CENSUS of SWEETWATER, MONROE, TENNESSEE, USA

GUTHRIE HOUSEHOLD: Tim B Guthrie Sr, owns house value $8000, head mw 69 married, College 1yr, Born=TN, 1935 in same house, retail hardware, supplementary questions: Father's birthplace=Scotland, Mother's Birthplace=Irish Free State, Mother Tongue=English; Sallie Guthrie wife fw 62 married high school x4years, Born=TN, 1935=same house; Estelle Guthrie daughter fw 27 single high school x4yrs, Born=TN, 1935=same house. 

1956: DEATH of TIMOTHY BASSELMAN GUTHRIE, SR. 

Tim died on 19 October 1956. He is buried in West View Cemetery.

1961: DEATH of SARAH 'SALLIE' LAVENIA BARRETT GUTHRIE

Sallie died on 5 October 1961 in Sweetwater, Monroe, TN. She is buried at West View Cemetery.