1. John Sumners Tanner: b. 22 Sep 1944 Halls, Lauderdale Co., TN; U.S. Representative from TN (D)

 

2. Emerson Beck “Buzz” Tanner: b. 17 Jun 1921 Obion Co., TN; d. 8 Apr 2004 Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union City, Obion Co., TN; m. (1st) 11 Sep 1943  [SSN 414-42-6270, issued TN bef. 1951]

[obit in The Jackson Sun, 10 Apr 2004: “Emerson Beck ‘Buzz’ Tanner….died Thursday, April 8, 2004 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.  Mr. Tanner was born in June 17, 1921 in Obion County, TN….survived by…a brother, Bill Tanner of Union City; three sons, Congressman John Tanner of Union City….He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, the late Edith Sumners Tanner…”]

http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lgmathis&id=I29634

3. Edith Adell Sumners: b. 19 Apr 1921 TN; d. 22 Apr 1998 Union City  [SSN 413-20-3108, issued TN bef. 1951]

http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=judyayoung&id=I48239

 

4-5. continued at address above

6. William Lee Sumners, M.D.: b. 14 Nov 1878 TN; d. 30 Nov 1948; m. c1915/6  [WWI draft registration card]

7. Mary Idell Rodgers: b. 9 Aug 1892 TN; d. 27 Sep 1970

 

14-15. continued at address above

 

 

1930 – Ridgely, Lake Co., TN, e.d. 6, sheet 1b

Sumners, William L.      Head    M W 51 M 35 TN TN TN  Doctor Medical

___, Mary I.                 Wife     F W 37 M 21   TN TN TN

___, William L. Jr.        Son      M W 13 S        TN TN TN

___, Edith A.                Dau      F W 8 S           TN TN TN

___, Robert M.            Son      M W 1 9/12 S  TN TN TN