Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Brief History of Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee

Thomas Roundtree, who lived in the log house on the lot where Dr. E. Y. Salmon now resides, was the original proprietor of the lands on which Lynchburg is located. He laid out the town about the year 1818, and, as the famous beech tree, used as a lynching post, where early offenders were punished, stood over the spring near his house, he very appropriately named the town Lynchburg. Lots were laid out and numbered on the street south of the court house and sold at public sale; but, no records having been preserved, it is impossible to give date …

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Blount County Tennessee Chancery Court Records 1850 – 1900s

The government of Blount County, Tennessee has created an index for their Chancery Court records covering the years of 1850-1900s. These records are stored in twenty-nine boxes with an archives copy stored on microfilm. This index is reproduced below in a searchable format. Click here to see their pdf version of this index. Chancery court cases contain records of equity cases, some divorces, estate disputes and other private suits.

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Myers Cemetery, Townsend

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes William M. Boone 07 Jul 1865 19 Apr 1938 Spanish American War; Pvt. Co B, 4 Regt Tenn Inf Elenore Dobkins Brickey  Dobkins 1781 1860 John Brickey  1740 1807 Westmoreland Co., VA William Brickey  1780 1856 Col Bunch’s Regt East Tenn. Militia; War of 1812 W. R. Bryant 12 Oct 1874 12 Jul 1903 Sarah Texana Myers Burns Myers 06 Sep 1868 22 Feb 1898 Anna Ellen Carver 30 Nov 1846 28 Sep 1907 Noah Carver 22 Apr 1851 14 Jun 1937 Elie Caylor 05 Jan 1809 16 Oct 1894 George Huston Caylor …

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