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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 Early Businesses and Industries

The first cotton gin was erected near the same place in about 1818. Thomas Roundtree built the cotton mill on the creek at Lynchburg, about the year 1820. At this time there was a cotton gin and cotton mill on East Mulberry Creek near the county line, owned by Levi Roberts. The grist mill and cotton gin at Lynchburg, was then operated by William P. Long. A large tannery was also in operation at Lynchburg about this time. A Mr. McJimsey is said to have opened the first store in Lynchburg some time prior to 1820, at which time William …

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Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee Early History

Moore County lies in the south central portion of Tennessee, and is bounded on the north by Bedford, east by Coffee, south by Franklin, and west by Lincoln. It contains about 170 square miles, and its surface is greatly diversified. About one-half the county lies on the Highland Rim, and the remainder of the county lies in the Central Basin. The eastern portion has a high, flat, slightly-rolling surf ace, known as the “barrens,” which breaks off to the south and west into ridges and ravines, some of the latter having a depth of 300 to 400 feet. These ridges …

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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.

Fourth survey district of Tennessee, 1808-1810

The survey book of John McClellan, surveyor for the Fourth Survey District of Tennessee covers the area in the 4th District for the years of 1808-1810. The counties covered in the original were: Anderson, Bledsoe, Campbell, Knox, Overton, Rhea and Roane. Many of the present counties were not in existence at the time of the surveys and some of the residences mentioned could well be within one of the modern counties of: Cumberland, Morgan, Scott and Fentress. These latter counties were formed much later. in fact, several of the Bledsoe grants were in the Grassy Cove area and this is …

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1860 Blount County Mortality Schedule Page 1

Blount County, Tennessee, 1860 Mortality Schedule

Mortality schedules list people who died during the previous 12 months. Mortality schedules were taken along with population schedules during the 1860 census. These schedules include persons who died between June 1st through May 31st in the year prior to the 1860 federal census. The 1860 mortality schedule lists the dead person’s name; age, sex, color (white, black, or mulatto), free or slave, married or widowed; place of birth; month of death; profession, occupation, or trade; cause of death; and number of days ill. Though part of the federal censuses, mortality schedules are separate from the population schedules. The following …

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Williamson Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Addie Jane Brewer 13 Sep 1903 02 Nov 1969 Ann W. Brewer 11 Aug 1939 23 Jul 2003 Arthur Selmer Brewer 18 Aug 1891 21 Jun 1981 Berna McBrewer 06 Mar 1911 Billy Hugh Brewer 01 Sep 1929 09 Jul 1997 C. L. Brewer 09 Sep 1883 13 Oct 1903 Cecelia E. Brewer 11 Dec 1937 01 Jul 1961 Clara V. Brewer 25 Jul 1886 02 Sep 1973 Clarence C. Brewer 07 Jul 1907 09 Apr 1943 Daisy A. Brewer 28 Jul 1926 Delsie F. Brewer 04 Oct 1917 04 Aug 2000 Dock …

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Clark’s Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Marion R. Alexander 24 Oct 1945 25 Jul 2002 Emery Asbury Anderson 01 Dec 1907 28 Feb 2002 George Glenn Anderson 27 Nov 1931 24 Feb 2002 Lonnie Lynn Anderson 27 Nov 1931 24 Sep 1985 Alex Arnold Belcher 18 Nov 1911 26 Aug 2004 Hazel Marie Blackwell 11 Jun 1944 18 Sep 2002 Dorothy Louise Hitch Bond Hitch 28 Nov 1921 22 Aug 2007 Virgie M. Ownsby Bostic Ownsby 30 Mar 1909 19 Jan 2003 Andrew Gillon Bradley 26 Dec 1919 26 Oct 2003 Kenneth O. Brewer Lon Brewer 22 Jul 1908 …

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