Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) death certificate:
Place of Death: Davidson County, City: Nashville, Tenn. St. Thomas Hospital, Ward 9
Primary Registration District No. 21801, Registered No. 2150, File No. 370
Full Name: Dr. John Newton CHISM
Sex: Male Race: White (Marital Status): Married
Date of Birth: Dec. 23, 1853
Age: 68 yrs.
Name of Father: W. G. CHISM
Birthplace of Father: Ky.
Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth RAY
Birthplace of Mother: Ky.
Informant: Mrs. Martha CHISM Address: Crossville, Tenn.
Filed: Dec. 5, 1922 (?) Nora L. Hollister, Registrar
Date of Death: Dec. 5, 1922
The physician attended him from Dec. 5, 1922 to Dec. 5, 1922
and last saw him alive on Dec. 5, 1922
Death occurred at 4:10 PM
Cause of Death:Acute uremia(?)--Acute pyelonephritis
Contributory: Enlarged prostate
Signed by (illegible) Dec. 6, 1922
Former or Usual Residence: Crossville Tenn.
Place of Burial or Removal: Crossville, Tenn. Date of Burial: 12/6/1922
Undertaker: Dorris, Karsch & Co.