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.

Masthead of The Maryville Times

History of the Maryville (Daily) Times

First published in 1884 by A.J. Neff & Sons, the Maryville [Tennessee]Times has been in continuous operation under a family ownership model for more than a century. Colonel Andrew Jackson Neff moved his family from his native home of Indiana to Maryville, Tennessee, in late 1883–a year that had seen the closure of several Maryville newspapers. With several years of publishing experience in Indiana, Neff saw a prime opportunity to start a new paper in Maryville. Neff was a Republican and had served in the Indiana legislature (1856-57) and state senate (1871-75), so, unsurprisingly, his newspaper reflected his political leanings. …

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Miller’s Cove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Walland

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Elizabeth Brickey Abbott Brickey 1817 1896 Dora Waters Brewer Waters 19 Feb 1882 30 Nov 1965 Martha E. Burns Brewer Burns 01 Sep 1859 07 Dec 1937 William H. Brewer 20 Oct 1850 21 Dec 1920 William H. Brewer 1895 1919 Charles H. Burns 13 Apr 1884 08 Jan 1952 Gary Lynn Burns 24 Jun 1949 02 Oct 1983 Ida M. Burns 29 Jul 1889 24 Apr 1979 M. S. Burns 05 Aug 1876 17 Nov 1876 Mary E. Burns 05 Apr 1889 21 Feb 1963 Mary Burns 31 Oct 1851 16 Feb …

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