Giles Countians
Photo Album

John A. Vance

John A. Vance, my great greatgrandfather and brother of Jacob Vance. He disappeared between 1860 and 1870 from Giles Co.

Submitted by: Vicki Shaffer

Mattie P. Reed Overton

Mattie lived in Prospect, Giles County, TN, from approx. June 26, 1890 until approx. Nov. 27, 1960.

She was the wife of John Tom Overton, and mother of ten children.

Her great grandfather was Thomas Reed, an early settler of Giles County.

Submitted by: Anna Overton Jackson

Chicken Creek Picnic Crowd

My grandmother, Donna Bell Cobb, daughter of Robert Samuel Cobb
and granddaughter of Rev. Jesse B. Cobb of Giles is in the photo
and would be in her late teens or early twenties (also assuming
the photo was taken 1900 to 1910).

Submitted by: Tom King

James and Bertha Lewis

Left to right: Bertha Lee Beaty Lewis, son Delesder and standing beside James Henry "Tobie" Lewis is Bertha's son, Charles W. Padgett from her first marriage. Tobie is the son of William Nathaniel "Dock" Lewis and Sallie A. Hargrove Daly Lewis. Bertha Lee is the daughter of James F. Beaty and Virginia A. Beaty.

Submitted by:
Natalie Vaughn-Markey