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WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Bradley County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index lists the 623 individuals who served from Bradley County during World War I. There were 505 soldiers in the Army, 18 of which were officers. There were 96 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There were 14 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 8 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Blount County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index lists the 893 individuals who served from Blount County during World War I. There were 768 soldiers in the Army, 35 of which were officers. There were 93 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There were 16 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 16 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Benton County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index reports that 417 individuals served from Benton County during World War I. There were 384 soldiers in the Army, 5 of which were officers. There were 22 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 5 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 6 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Bedford County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index reports that 739 individuals served from Bedford County during World War I. There were 649 soldiers in the Army, 29 of which were officers. There were 64 sailors in the Navy, 3 of which were officers. There were 21 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 5 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Anderson County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index reports that 693 individuals served from Anderson County during World War I. There were 625 soldiers in the Army, 15 of which were officers. There were 50 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 7 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 11 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

Gen Sam Houston

Biography of 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 Col. Willoughby Williams, of this city, to write a brief sketch of Gen. Sam. Houston, with whose history from early boyhood, Col. Williams is better acquainted than any living man. The request was complied with, and we are permitted to give the result below: Nashville Tenn., April 1, 1878.– Judge Jo. C. Guild …

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George Avery Gravestone 1750-1853

Family of George Avery (1764-1853)

George Avery was born in North Carolina. According to his Revolutionary War Pension Application below, he enlisted in Edgecombe County, North Carolina in August 1782, at age 18, just as the Revolutionary War was ending. He served as a Private in Capt. Peter Bacot’s Company, Col. Archibald Lytle’s North Carolina Regiment, was engaged in no battles, and served until about August 1, 1783. He then lived in Edgecombe County for four or five years. He was married to Elizabeth Allen about 1787. They moved to the North Fork of the Holston River in Virginia for one year, then to Lincoln …

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1869 Explanation of Will Book 1

Index to Blount County Will Book, No. 1, 1799-1858

The following index was compiled from the transcribed wills created in 1869 from all known records not destroyed previously by fire. This new book was created by James A. Greer under the auspices of a Blount County committee assigned to the task. The original handwritten copy can be found on FamilySearch as Film #888878, Item 1. A typed copy of this recreated wills can be found on FamilySearch Film #24598, Item 2. They record the same wills, one is typed, one is handwritten. You should also search the Blount County Tennessee Probate Cases, Settlements, Guardianships, 1795-1980 which are digital copies …

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Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee County, Circuit, Chancery Courts

The county court is composed of the several civil magistrates of the several civil districts of the county, and is presided over by one of their number, whom they elect as a chairman. The county court clerk and the sheriff are officers of this court. The court meets in quarterly sessions the first Mondays of January, April, July and October. Quorum courts convene on the first Mondays of each month. For the organization of this court and a sketch of its proceedings, the reader is referred to the organization of the county, in which its history is interwoven. The first …

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