NUNN,James F. - C.S.A.
Passes Away Near Linton At Age of Seventy-Five
Mr. James F. Nunn Was Native of Tennessee But Spent Most Of Life In Trigg County
Mr. James F. Nunn, one of the oldest and most highly-respected citizens of Trigg county, died last Thursday March 23, at his home near Linton. The infirmities of age, coupled with other complications, caused his death.
Mr. Nunn was born in Smith county, Tenn., September 29, 1841. At the age of six he moved to Trigg county, and lived near Golden Pond for several years. From there he moved to Paris, Henry county, Tenn., where he resided until the outbreak of the Civil War. He enlisted as a Home Guard under Captain Aden. Later the company was disbanded, and he transferred to the Cavalry under Captain stokes, of Memphis, serving one year, the latter part of which time he spent in camp at Holly Springs, Miss., where he was honorably discharged, coming all the way home on horse-back.
After his return from the war, he again moved to Trigg county, locating at Linton in the year 1865, where he spent the remainder of his life.
On November 29, 1866, he was united in marriage to Miss Henrietta Elizabeth Jones, who survives him. To this union two children were born, only one of whom survives -- Mrs. W. E. Graham -- who has always made her home with her parents. He is survived by three grand children -- Grover C. Graham and Melville N. Graham, of Linton, and Mrs. R. L. Herndon, of St. Louis; also three great grand children -- William, Homer Boyd and Robert L., children of Mrs. Herndon.
Mr. Nunn is also survived by one brother, Mr. T. S. Nunn, of Cottage Grove, Tenn.
The remains were laid to rest in the family burying ground near his home in the presence of a large crowd of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Weeks. Mr. Nunn had confessed his faith in God, but had never connected himself with any church being a Primitive Baptist in belief.