WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Benton County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index reports that 417 individuals served from Benton County during World War I. There were 384 soldiers in the Army, 5 of which were officers. There were 22 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 5 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 6 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

Sewell Howard

Biography of Sewell Howard

Sewell Howard was born November 23, 1856 in Morgan County, Tennessee, the son of Nathan and Christine Cook Howard. He attended the public schools of Morgan County before moving to Rockwood with his parents at the age of ten. His coming to Rockwood antedated by two years, the founding of the town and the establishment of the Roane Iron Company here in 1868. When a young man, he became an employee of that industry, remaining with the Company until 1885, when he formed a partnership with J.N. Baker and entered the general contracting business. Shortly after the new organization, the …

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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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Clover Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Charlotte A. Baldwin 10 May 1849 11 Aug 1896 Wife of George Baldwin George Baldwin 11 Feb 1848 13 Jul 1907 Martha J. Baldwin 17 Feb 1814 10 Aug 1905 Wife of Marchant Baldwin Merchant Baldwin 05 Sep 1795 17 Mar 1885 Charles Reed Clemmer 21 Oct 1912 24 May 1968 Ida Ruth Clendenen Clemmer Clendenen 07 Apr 1914 29 Oct 1998 Dau. of John & Mary Clendenen John Pleasant Clendenen 05 Aug 1872 10 Nov 1954 Son of G. W. & Sarah Clendenen Lue Clendenen 27 Jan 1909 31 Jul 1984 Mae …

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