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Moore County Tennessee Biographies

Biographical Sketch of T. G. Bailey Biographical Sketch of S.A. Billingsley Biographical Sketch of S.E.H. Dance, M.D. Biographical Sketch of Jack Daniel Biographical Sketch of Benjamin M. Edens Biographical Sketch of Rev. James S. Ervin Biographical Sketch of Alexander Forester Biography of Hon. W.W. Gordon Biographical Sketch of John E. Gore Biography of H.B. Morgan Biography of J.W. Motlow Biographical Sketch of Dr. A.H. Parkes Biographical Sketch of M.N. Parkes Biographical Sketch of Hon. R.A. Parks Biographical Sketch of Parks, Rufus B. Biographical Sketch of Thomas H. Parks Biography of E.Y. Salmon, M.D. Biographical Sketch of John N. Sullivan Biographical …

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Brief History of Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee

Thomas Roundtree, who lived in the log house on the lot where Dr. E. Y. Salmon now resides, was the original proprietor of the lands on which Lynchburg is located. He laid out the town about the year 1818, and, as the famous beech tree, used as a lynching post, where early offenders were punished, stood over the spring near his house, he very appropriately named the town Lynchburg. Lots were laid out and numbered on the street south of the court house and sold at public sale; but, no records having been preserved, it is impossible to give date …

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Moore County, Tennessee County, Circuit, Chancery Courts

The county court is composed of the several civil magistrates of the several civil districts of the county, and is presided over by one of their number, whom they elect as a chairman. The county court clerk and the sheriff are officers of this court. The court meets in quarterly sessions the first Mondays of January, April, July and October. Quorum courts convene on the first Mondays of each month. For the organization of this court and a sketch of its proceedings, the reader is referred to the organization of the county, in which its history is interwoven. The first …

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Moore County, Tennessee Court System

On the 8th of January, 1884, the county court appointed a committee to select and secure a new location for a Public Square. And in July of the same year the committee reported that they had deeded the square on Mechanic Street back to its former owners, and secured title to the Public Square where the court house now stands. Their action was approved, and a building committee, consisting of R. B. Parks, John E. Bobo and W. D. L. Record, was then appointed, with instructions for the construction of a court house. This committee awarded the contract to S. …

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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.

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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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