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I was sent a detailed Warmath genealogy in 1998 by Connie Lane, descendent of the Chesterfield Warmath line. She sent it with the note, "The Rosamon info came from Barbara Morgan and the Warmath info from John Warmath (except my branch)." The information that follows comes from her tree, though I will try to back it up by looking up and adding any official records I can find. Anything in italics in the framed section was not part of Connie Lane's original tree but is supported by something beneath the frame or on another page.

Annie Dell Warmath Thweatt

2-9-1892 to 7-7-1946




Louise Warmath Nooner

(husband Thomas Nooner)



Quinten Warmath






J. Willford Thweatt

10-24-1888 to 7-7-1946




Dorothy Dell Thweatt


1918-June Thweatt




Thomas Q Warmath


 Ola Senter

(TQ also wed Irene Russell)

spouse's parents:





maternal grandparents:


paternal grandparents:

John Wesley Warmath 1834 &

Martha "Mattie" Jones

maternal aunts & uncles: unknown


paternal aunts & uncles:

1866-Thomas Q Warmath & Ola Senter; 1868-Julius Frank Warmath; 1870-Albert "Sidney" Warmath & Laura Avery; 1876-James "Clint" Warmath & Jessie Dilliha; 1878-Walter (William Walter) Warmath & Sula Elizabeth Dunlap; 1883-Aubrey D. Warmath


paternal great-grandparents:

Henry Warmath and Elizabeth Fly

paternal great-great-grandparents:

Thomas Warmath and Mary "Polly" Wooten

John Dixon Fly and Sarah S. Woodard


Information from this point not included in Connie Lane's orignal tree.

Courier Chronicle 12-3-1920: Society--Little Dorothy Dell Thweatt, daughter of Mr & Mrs J.W. Thweatt has been quite ill with diptheria.

Humboldt Courier Chronicle, Friday 1-21-1921: Mrs. T.A. Nooner, who has been visiting her father, Mr. T.Q. Warmath, and sister, Mrs. Wilford  J. Thweatt, left Tuesday for her home in Grenada, Miss.

Rosehill Cemetery in Gibson County has the following adjacent tombstones: Annie Delle Thweatt 2-9-1892 to 7-7-1946; J. Wilforf Thweatt 10-24-1888 to 7-7-1946. June L. Thweatt 6-20-1918 to 7-3-1940. NOTE--Annie and her husband died on the same day?

Though I am not sure where J. Wilford connects into his family, one thing is clear--the Thweatt family was the cream of Gibson county society. The publication Gibson County Illustrated 1901 rambles on in raptures about two of the Thweatts: A. Thweatt and J.J. Thweatt.

John J. Thweatt came to TN "as a mere lad" from Dinwiddie County VA, went to school in Memphis, "prosecuting his studies under his brother, Prof. Noble Thweatt." He was a dry goods clerk. After the yellow fever epidemic of 1878 he moved to Humboldt and started his own dry goods business, which thrived. In 1882 he married Cora L. Fox, daughter of the late Dr. W.L. Fox of Humboldt, and they had 3 boys and 1 girl. For health reasons he sold his business and organized the Humboldt Mercantile Company, of which he was President. He was vice president of the Farmers and Merchants' Bank, then formed the Merchants' State Bank of Humboldt and became its director. "Mr. Thweatt's citizenship is of such character that he may be said to be one of the pillars of the social well-being of his town; active and helpful in church and Sunday school and in all movements for the public good. He is a member of and an elder in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church." He is mentioned elsewhere in the same publication as a former business partner of John Senter (Annie's brother Tom Q Warmath married Ola Senter).

The same publication goes deep into covering the drug establishment of Dr. A. Thweatt. It says Dr. A. Thweatt was born in Memphis 9-7-1870. His father died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1878 and the family moved to Petersburg, VA, only to have his mother die in 1879. He came to Humboldt in 1883 and attended school. He was "engaged in business with his uncle" for 10 years (presume his uncle is the above JJ Thweatt). He started in the drug business c. 1893, and "in a competitive examination on pharmacy in New York City in 1899, in which there were 550 contestants, he was awarded a special prize on operative pharmacy." He was appointed to represent TN in the American Pharmaceutical Association convention at Richmond VA in May 1900. Photos and much description of the prescription department of his drug store followed (example: the store has "a pair of accurate balances which are sensitive to 1-100 of a grain. These balances are fitted with a spirit level and leveling feet, so that they can easily be leveled when necessary. They are also fitted with Russian agate bearings. These bearings are not affected by heat or moisture, and hence they do not rust or expand and become inaccurate..." It goes on and on about the glories of the bottles and the light, etc etc etc in this marvelous marvelous drug store)