Re: David W. Waitman m. Mollie C. Murray TN
David Wesley Waitman (24 Aug.1851 – 3 Jan. 1924) was the 6th child of David (10 Mar. 1821 – 18 Mar. 1894) and Elizabeth “Betts” Leonard (12 Dec. 1818 – 25 Sept. 1897) Waitman of Davidson Co., NC.In the spring of 1890 Wesley migrated to Johnson City, TN and there with business partner C.H. Cambridge invested in several lots which he subsequently sold 1899-1900.During these years in east TN he married twice-widowed Mary C. “Mollie” Barron Morrell Murray and had one daughter, Bulah (Oct. 1893), then moved to Knoxville.His death certificate indicates he died of appoplexy (sic) and is buried at Bookwalter Methodist cemetery in northwest Knoxville.His daughter married Gaines Lebow (Lebo, Libo) and they, too are buried at Bookwalter.Mollie B.M.M.Waitman died of a stroke at age 91 in 1954 in Chattanooga.