Moran Place is located in Dresden,TN. Built by John Williamson Moran for his wife Sophia Riley Gunn. The house used a modified design of George Barber's Cottage no. 36 from his Cottage Souvenir Book No. 2. Construction began in 1895 but was put on hold when Sophia Moran became ill. She died Oct. 7 1895. A few months after her death construction resumed. This blog is about the history of the Moran family & their life at Moran Place. Money is fleeting, History is forever.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
1917 - The Cobb Home, Union City Tennessee
This picture postcard features the home of Marion Moran and her husband Charles Henry Cobb. The home is located in Union City Tennessee at the corner of N. Home and E. Main Street. The little girl in the front yard is their daughter, Caroline Elizabeth Cobb. The post card was sent to Marion's brother, Charles Harrell Moran.
"Teatot isn't coming until next Friday, however, would be glad to ha eyou spend this Sunday and next with us too. Devotedly, Marion." Dated Aug 20, 1917. Teatot is the nickname they had for their sister Ida Morehead Moran. Ida was married to William Gilmer Timberlake and they lived in Jackson Tennessee.