Isaac Fields

Born February 13, 1872, in NC. Married Alice Stutts on 1884. Died February 11, 1941, buried in Adams Cemetery in Burdine KY. He had six children including Anna Belle Fields Adams. Worked as a fireman on the railroad. The story goes that Isaac Fields wanted a wife and had his eyes on 2 sisters. Alice […]

t3

The Gibson County Courthouse Square

The Gibson County Courthouse Square Written by Joanna Adams Sergent     The Courthouse in Gibson County was built in Trenton, Tennessee in 1899 and is the fourth Courthouse to occupy the site. The first Courthouse was built in 1824 and was a log cabin. Gibson County was organized by Davey Crockett who at the […]

1

Casey Jones Village

Casey Jones Village Written by Joanna Adams Sergent       Jonathon Luther “Casey” Jones was born March 14, 1864 in Missouri.   On the foggy night of April 30, 1900, Jones volunteered to take a second shift as engineer.  The Number 1 Train running somewhere between 75 to 90 minutes behind schedule departing Memphis at 12:50 […]

DSCF1296

Laurel Branch Cemetery

Laurel Branch Cemetery in Wise Virginia Written by Joanna Adams Sergent   A beautiful spot on the mountain that over looks Addington, Rocky Fork, and parts of Stephens.   Laurel Branch Cemetery in Wise, Virginia is a place to re-discover the past.   There is a beautiful chapel that sits quietly at the edge of the […]

2016 Kentucky Tennessee Living