This index lists the 589 Claiborne County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans. There were 534 soldiers in the Army, 12 of which were officers. There were 34 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 5 Marines in the Marine Corps. There was 1 nurse in the Army Nurses Corps. There were 15 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
This index lists the 374 individuals who served from Cheatham County during World War I. There were 322 soldiers in the Army, 10 of which were officers. There were 45 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 4 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 3 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
A list of Cheatham residents who served in the American Armed Forces during World War 1 and the status of that service, wounded, killed, etc.
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 …