Monday, January 23, 2012

Wyatt Scrapbook – Clyde Partlow of Franklin, Tennessee

In November 2011, I purchased a scrapbook at an antiques mall in Carson, California. The scrapbook is believed to have belonged to Laurine Wyatt. I am transcribing the articles and documents contained in the scrapbook with the hope that it may be of value to genealogists who may be researching the individuals named.

The Wyatt scrapbook contains two newspaper clippings featuring a young woman named Clyde Partlow.

“Above—Miss Clyde Parthow on "Many Mac," and, below, Miss Elsie Caldwell, on "Me Too." Both girls appear in the Junior Horse Show at the state pavilion this week.” [The picture of Elsie Caldwell was not in the scrapbook.]

“MISS CLYDE PARTLOW, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Partlow, of Franklin, Tenn., on "So Charming." Miss Partlow is a member  of the Junior Riding club sponsoring the Spring Horse show, May 8 and 9.—Photo by Bligh.”


  1. On the 1930 U.S. federal census, Clyde Partlow (age 15, born in Tennessee) is enumerated in Williamson County, Tennessee, with her parents Joseph D. Partlow (age 51, born in Tennessee, a farmer) and Elizabeth Partlow (age 47, born in Tennessee). Also residing in the household was Lou Critlow (servant, age 60, born in Tennessee). [Source: 1930 U.S. census, Williamson County, Tennessee, population schedule, District 9, Enumeration District (ED) 14, page 11-B, dwelling 257, family 275, Joseph D. Partlow; ( : accessed 12 January 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2285.]
  2. The name of the newspaper in which these photographs appeared and the dates of publication are unknown.
  3. The relationship, if any, of Laurine Wyatt to Clyde Partlow or her family is unknown.

 © 2012 Denise Spurlock, Ancestral Trees Research

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