Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee Organization

The county of Moore was organized in accordance with an act of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee, entitled “An act to establish a new county out of portions of the territory of Lincoln, Franklin, Coffee and Bedford Counties, to be called the county of Moore, in honor of the late General William Moore, of Tullahoma, Tennessee, one of the early settlers of Lincoln County, Tennessee, a soldier of the war of 1812, and for many years a member of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee,” passed December 14, 1871. The act provided that the county …

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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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Early Blount County Tennessee Forts

Blount County was formed in 1795 from Knox County and named for Governor Wm. Blount. Its county seat, Maryville, was named for Mary Grainger Blount, wife of Governor Wm. Blount. The settlement of this county began in 1785 and the early settlers were much harassed by the Indians. Nine places in this county have been deemed worthy of being commemorated by historical markers. These places are as follows: McGaughey’s Fort Although McGaughey’s Fort was in Sevier County (established in 1794), it was on the line of the old Indian War Trail which extended through Blount County, and was a great …

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Eusebia Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth date Death Date Notes Andrew Bogle 30 Apr 1753 29 Nov 1813 Pfc. Cumberland Co. MilitiaRev. War Andrew Bogle 06 Nov 1781 13 Dec 1842 Sr. Elizabeth Campbell Bogle Campbell 04 Mar 1748 04 Sep 1845 Jane McIntyre Bogle McIntyre 14 Jun 1795 Wife of Joseph Joseph Bogle 1730 06 Apr 1790 Sr.; Pvt. S. Fulton’s Co.Rev. War Andrew Creswell 07 Feb 1816 Ann Gamble Creswell Gamble 10 Feb 1821 03 Mar 1874 Claude Conley Everhart Conley 29 May 1918 26 Aug 1918 Son of George & Jane Alexander B. Gamble 18 Jul 1787 02 Apr 1867 …

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