Tennessee Genealogy

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Shady Grove Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee

This cemetery is located in West Knox County on the Knox/Loudon (formerly Roane) County line. There are several Roane County families buried in this cemetery. Listed by Robert L. Bailey BOWMAN, Aileen 11 Feb 1925 — md 11 Sep 1947; SS: Alvin Alvin 12 Feb 1919 8 Apr 1989 SS:…

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Hickory Creek Cemetery AKA Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery

The Hickory Creek Cemetery AKA Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery, is located in West Knox County on the Knox/Loudon (formerly Roane) County line on Buttermilk/Watt Road North of Interstate 75/40. Several Roane County families are buried here. Listed by Robert L. Bailey A Surnames ACOCK, John H. 28 Jul 1824 5…

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Biography of Dr. Thomas H. Phillips

Dr Thomas H Phillips Dr. Thomas H. Phillips came to thee United States from Masteg, South Wales with his mother and father in 1882 when he was only three months old. It was in Rockwood that he grew to manhood and was graduated from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, He…

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Biography of Hon. F. D. Owings

F D Owings A prominent attorney who stands at the head of his profession in Roane County. Of the young sons of East Tennessee, Gen. F. D. Owings, of Rockwood, stands in the forefront. He was born December 15th, 1852, receiving his first lessons in the common schools under the…

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Biography of Sewell Howard

Sewell Howard Sewell Howard was born November 23, 1856 in Morgan County, Tennessee, the son of Nathan and Christine Cook Howard. He attended the public schools of Morgan County before moving to Rockwood with his parents at the age of ten. His coming to Rockwood antedated by two years, the…

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Biography of Sam Houston

Gen Sam Houston Gen. Sam. Houston. What one who knew him from boyhood remembers. [Nashville American.] A short time ago Judge Jo. C. Guild who is actively engaged in the preparation of a work embracing his personal recollections of men and events in Tennessee during the past sixty years, requested…

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