Bottom Family Research
by Nancy Barnett Darnall

Elliott Cemetery

Giles County, Tennessee

19 January 1999

Jane Johnson, wife of Thomas "Bee" Bottom, gen. 4

Missinah Bottom Van Hoozer Sept. 30, 1827 May 8, 1913

Note: Kathy Martinez notes that Bee died, leaving Messinah Jane Stephenson with four small children; she married Jacob (Jake) Van Hoozer and had eight more children. There are a LOT of Van Hoozers at the Elliott.

Betty Arnett, wife of Miles Thomas II, gen. 5 [Betty = Mary Elizabeth]

M. T. Bottom July 13, 1847 March 29, 1927

M. E. Bottom Nov. 10, 1850 April 19, 1900

Zela, gen 6, dau. of M. T. and M. E.

Zeala L. A. Oct. 28, 1883 Jan. 14, 1905

Thomas Benjamin "Bee" Bottom, gen. 6

Stone: July 15, 1877 June 12, 1949

Wife #1: Mary Trudell Elliott Feb. 3, 1881 April 28, 1916 (died in childbirth)

Floyd Bottoms, gen. 7 with an "s." The only one in the cemetery with an "s."

Wilma Bottom, gen 7

Willina Bottom Sept. 2, 1900 Sept. 17, 1902

Steve Bottom, gen. 5

Steve S. Aug. 28, 1849 March 23, 1939

Wife: Emma L. July 13, 1860 April 18, 1899

Bennie Bottom, gen. 6

Nov. 23, 1891 Oct. 30, 1927

James B. Bottom (relationship unknown, buried near Steve & Thomas "Bee")

TN Sgt HQ Co. 8 Field Artillery April 19, 1897 Jan. 17, 1935

Gaius Benjamin Bottom

Gaius Benjamin Jan. 20, 1852 March 26, 1932

Wife #2: Mary Louise P. Oct. 30, 1870 July 6, 1950

[Again, Im not sure of relationship; brother to Steve?]

A.Z. Bottom (unknown relationship)

A.Z. Bottom wife of W. B. Bottom Nov. 29, 1882 March 29, 1914

VA Lavonia Bottom, dau. of William and A. Z. Bottom June 1 (?), 1903 Sept. 17, 1903

James Hermon Bottom, son of W. B. and A. Z. Bottom Oct. 20, 1906 May 19, 1911


Submitted by: Nancy Barnett Darnall