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place, where he began the practice of his profession.
In 1885 lie engaged in the drug
business, in connection with his father- inlaw,
and llas since been engaged in it, being
now the senior inember of tlhe firm of Reese
& Sapp. On tlhe organization of the First
National Bank of Cameron in 1889 lie took
stock in that institution, and in January,
1892, became its vice-president, which position
he still holds. He gives his attention
exclusively to his profession and to his drug
business, and for the size of the town in
which he is located lie enjoys a reasonably
good patronage. Modest in his deportment,
fair in his business methods, attentive to his
own affairs, lie is-and his fellow-townsmen
so regard him-one of Cameron's most valuable
_ \ EEV. W. S. LACKEY, a substantial
farmer and most highly respected and
popular citizen of Burleson county,
was born in what was then Marion,
now Sequatchie county, Tennessee, July 15,
1830. His parents were John P. and Elvira
Lackey, the former of whom was a native of
Kentucky, born in 1805, the latter a native
of Tennessee, born in 1811. The parents of
John P. Lackey were Hugh L. and Sarah J.
Lackey, Hugh L. Lackey being a native of
North Carolina, where he was born in 1772,
and Sarah J. Porter, a native of Kentucky,
where she was born in 1784. Hugh L.
Lackey was a blacksmith by trade, a soldier
in the war of 1812, an office in the State militia,
an early settler of east Tennessee, a
leader in politics and a popular and prosperous
citizen. John P. Lackey was reared in
his native State; there learned the trade of a
hatter, married Elvira Stone of that State
and in 1833 moved to Alabama, settling inl
what is now Calhoun county, wheie lie hpicit
the remnainlder of his life. lie was a soldli-r
in, the Seminole war of 1836, was a Colonel
in the State militia in Alabama, held tlie
office of Justice of the Peace and was a lifelong
member of the Baptist Chllurch. Ilis
wite was a danglrter of General Williat.l
Stone, a prominent citizen of Tennessee. (alptain
of a company of volunteers in thle Creek
war, an officer of distinction in tihe State nuilitia
and represented his district in Colngre-es
several sessions. The wife of William Stone
l)ore the maiden name of Mary Randle :'l
tlhe children of their marriage were: Teresa,
who became thle wife of Thomas Pankey;
El ira (Mrs. Lackey); Rebecca, who was married
to George W. Cain; Louisa, who was
married to A. J. Wheeler; Amanda, wlto was
married to J. M. Cain; McDonough Perry
Decatur; Rhoda Jane, who was married to J.
MI. HIavron; John L. and Spencer C. The
children of Hugh L. and Sarah J. Lackey
were: Elizabeth, who was married to William
Hull; Isabella, who was married to
Jacob Pearce; Robert William J.; Margaret,
who was married to Leroy Bidwell; Jane,
who was married to George 3IcKaskill;
James M.; Eliza, who was married to Elgin
Hutchinson; Henry P. and John P.
John P. and Elvira Lackey's children were:
William S., of this article; Sarah Jane, who
was married to J. M. Teague; Christopher
C.; Mary P., who was married to J. M. Powell;
Amanda, who died young; Hugh L.;
Margaret E., who was first married to James
Burdett, and secondly to J. H. Ford; Eliza,
who was married lo Joel Arnold; Minado
Polk, who was married to Burt Cobb; John
L.; and Teresa, who was married to Peter
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