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Anderson, Isaac G (19894) Southern Claims Commission Card

Blount County Residents in the Tennessee Southern Claims Commission Index

This index lists Blount County Tennessee residents who filed claims with the Southern Claims Commission from 1871 to 1873 which were subsequently investigated, deliberated over, and either allowed or disallowed. These 76 Blount County residents claimed their property had been taken by United States military personnel for use in the Civil War. The date below is the date the claim was either allowed or disallowed. It took up to six years for some claimants to have a disposition for their claim. Barred claims were those where sufficient evidence was not submitted by the deadline on 3 March 1873 so were not considered. …

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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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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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Centennial Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Maryville

Centennial Presbyterian Church was organized on July 4, 1876. It merged with Providence Presbyterian Church in 1979. This cemetery is located on Helton Road between Hubbard Road on SR 73 and Davis Ford Road off US 411. Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Mary Rowan Amerine 1857 1927 Daughter of J. H. & M. M. Rowan Homer J. Bogle 17 Nov 1887 28 Jul 1966 Ola H. Bogle 10 Dec 1891 12 Nov 1972 John T. Bowers 29 Oct 1854 17 Jun 1918 Patrick James Bowler 17 Mar 1874 20 Oct 1932 Marker made of brick;picture of deceased on …

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History of Blount County Tennessee

Blount County Tennessee lies between the Tennessee River and the great Smoky Mountain, and south of Knox County. It has an area of about 470 square miles, one-sixth of which is mountain land. It is abundantly supplied with water and water power. The principal stream is Little River, which receives the waters of Crooked Creek, Pistol Creek, Nails Creek and Ellejoy. In the southern and western portions of the county are Abram, Nine Mile, Six Mile, Four Mile, Baker and Boyd Creeks. The mineral resources are abundant. In addition to iron and marble. silver and gold are found in paying …

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