JAMES J. UPSHAW, M. D., dealer in drugs and general merchandise, is a son of James and Elinor Upshaw, natives of Virginia and Tennessee, respectively. They were married about 1842, in Limestone County, Ala., and to them was born a family of three children: George L., William E. and James J. The father died November 6, 1858, and the mother in 1864. Our subject was horn in 1858, in Giles County, received a fair education, and in 1876 began the study of medicine with Dr. James A. Bowers (deceased), of Elkton. He graduated from the University of Louisville in 1878, after which he came to Elkton, where he has remained ever since. He has had a good and lucrative practice, and was one of the county's best physicians. In 1883 he abandoned his practice, and has since devoted all his time to his present business. In 1878 he married Violet R. Patterson, daughter of John C. and Elinor Patterson, of Giles County. The result of our subject's marriage was the birth of two children: Louis B. and Minnie L. Dr. Upshaw is of English extraction, a Democrat, and he and wife are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Elkton.
↑ The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Publication Number: M653, Film Number: 1251, GS Film Number: 805251, Digital Folder Number: 005171430, Image Number: 00321
↑ The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Publication Number: T625, Film Number: 1768, GS Film Number: 1821768, Digital Folder Number: 004968830, Image Number: 00739
↑ Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNRC-LBQ : accessed 30 March 2018), James J Upshaw, Hartsville, Trousdale, Tennessee, United States; citing ED 137, sheet 1B, line 59, family 19, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1768; FHL microfilm 1,821,768
↑ Citing this Record:
"Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NS96-NY6 : 9 March 2018), James J. Upshaw in entry for James J. Upshaw, 07 May 1938; citing Hartsville Cem. Cemetery, Hartsville, Trousdale, Tennessee, cn 11334, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 1,876,863