This index reports that 693 individuals served from Anderson County during World War I. There were 625 soldiers in the Army, 15 of which were officers. There were 50 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 7 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 11 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
The consensus of public opinion accorded General Luke Edward Wright the foremost position among the citizens of Memphis and many there are who regarded him as first among the citizens of the state of Tennessee. A lawyer of pronounced ability, ex-governor of the Philippine Islands, ambassador to Japan, secretary of war in President Roosevelt’s cabinet, builder and promoter of the growth and greatness of Memphis, he left the impress of his individuality and ability upon the history of city, state and country in a manner that time cannot efface. He was born in the town of Pulaski, Giles county, Tennessee, …
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.