Excerpts of a telephone conversation with Mrs. Eva Scalf, Andrew Johnson Highway, Strawberry Plains, TN (933-5257) on June 26, 1967:

Eva Pearl Roach Scalf

Husband's name - Minter Author Scalf Oct 26, 1894 to Dec 3, 1962
                            (Buried in cemetery at Strawberry Plains, TN)

Husband's parents - Andrew Scalf and Matilda Minter Scalf
                               [William Andrew Jackson Scalf]
                               (Andrew buried in Waynestown, IL;
                               wife was German, buried in IN)

Husband's grandfather - William Scalf [married Amanda Crumley]
                                (middle name may be Andrew, believed from Hamilton Co.,
                                 married twice, buried in New Market, TN

Husband's sister - Lula Scalf Solomon lives in Crawfordsville, IN 47933
                                 (501 Prospect St.).
                                 She know a lot more about the family.

Husband's brother - Columbus
                                  (Has son Clyde Scalf living in Crawfordsville, IN.
                                  Lula can provide address.

Miscellaneous facts -

Minter was born and raised at Mill Springs, near Cherokee Dam, in East Tennessee.

Daughter of Eva & Minter Scalf is Imogene Scalf McCall, married to John Clarence McCall, Box 72, Strawberry Plains, TN

Minter's aunt by marriage (father's brother's wife) is Martha Scalf of Knoxville, TN. She has been married several times. [Ed. Note - believe this is Martha Scalf Williams Mowl who is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville.]

One of Minter's relatives is Roe Scalf, a Knoxville preacher, who was burned in a church fire there.

Author Elmore Scalf, Big Bend Road, Strawberry Plains, TN is a son of Minter & Eva Scalf. He was born May 29, 1911 and married Dorothy Witt on Nov. 11, 1950. They have 3 children , Debbie, Darrell, and Patricia. Their phone number is 933-2109.