Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) death certificate:
Place of Death: Dickson County, Civil Dist.: 2th, Registration District No. 221, File No. 25
Primary Registration District No. 5, Registered No. 25 (yes it says 2th above)
Full Name: Allen Jesse ETHRIDGE
Sex: Male Race: White (Marital Status): Single
Date of Birth: July 3rd, 1916
Age: 6 mos. 7 ds.
Occupation: child General nature of industry: child
Birthplace: 2th Dist. Dickson Co. (yes it says 2th Dist.)
Name of Father: S. J. ETHRIDGE
Birthplace of Father: Humphreys Co.
Maiden Name of Mother: Mary Dodson
Birthplace of Mother: Humphreys Co.
Informant: S. J. ETHRIDGE (Father) Address: Dickson Tenn
Filed: Feb. 5, 1917 W. J. SUGG, Registrar
Date of Death: January 10, 1917
The physician attended him from Jan. 9, 1917 to Jan. 10, 1917
and last saw him alive on Jan. 10, 1917
Death occurred at 8AM
Cause of Death: Laryngeal Dyphtheria Duration: 20 ds.
Signed: Hartwell WEAVER, M. D. Jan. 10, 1917 Address: Dickson
Undertaker: G. C. Collins & Son