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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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Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

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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Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee Organization

The county of Moore was organized in accordance with an act of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee, entitled “An act to establish a new county out of portions of the territory of Lincoln, Franklin, Coffee and Bedford Counties, to be called the county of Moore, in honor of the late General William Moore, of Tullahoma, Tennessee, one of the early settlers of Lincoln County, Tennessee, a soldier of the war of 1812, and for many years a member of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee,” passed December 14, 1871. The act provided that the county …

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Moore County, Tennessee Early Businesses and Industries

The first cotton gin was erected near the same place in about 1818. Thomas Roundtree built the cotton mill on the creek at Lynchburg, about the year 1820. At this time there was a cotton gin and cotton mill on East Mulberry Creek near the county line, owned by Levi Roberts. The grist mill and cotton gin at Lynchburg, was then operated by William P. Long. A large tannery was also in operation at Lynchburg about this time. A Mr. McJimsey is said to have opened the first store in Lynchburg some time prior to 1820, at which time William …

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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.

Blount county, Tennessee Marriage Records, 1820-1924

The marriage records below were user submitted by previous visitors to this website. These records are unsourced and as such should only be utilized as a lead for your family tree. Their appearance here should not be considered a fact that the individuals mentioned were married in Blount County, Tennessee on these dates. Marriages Sorted by Groom Groom Marriage Date Bride Absalom Abraham Abbott 12 Dec 1871 Elizabeth Brickey Benjamin Franklin Abbott 15 Apr 1861 Mary Jane Brickey John Abbott 07 Nov 1884 Rhoda Elizabeth Lawson John Andrew Abbott 03 Feb 1848 Winifred Brewer Giles Parmon Adams 16 Mar 1888 …

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Blount County TN 1801 Tax List - Page 03

Tax rate of Captain Montgomery’s Company for the Year 1801

There are two additional columns in the original entitled “Billiard Tables” and “Stud Horses.” No individuals were listed as owning any of the former, and only two individuals of Montgomery’s Company were designated as owning any of the latter: William Davidson had 2 and Meshech Tipton had 1. Name Land Free Polls Black Polls Town Lots Bromley, James 1 Beard, George 1 Blair, John 1 Blair, William 1 Brown, John 1 Blizard, Thomas 1 Black, Gavin 200 1 Bradley, John 1 Beard, Henry 1 Beaty, Samel 1 Conway, Thomas 1 Conway, Joseph 1 Conway, Jessey 1 Camron, Samuel 1 Campbel, …

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Blount County Tennessee Death Records

The majority of this listing was extracted from The Maryville Daily Times. Most records cover recent years from 2004-2005. Some of the extractions were submitted by others and are noted as such. Name Age Death Date Funeral Home Hodge C. Allen 74 07 Nov 2004 Smith Mortuary Millie Prater Barton 97 26 Oct 2004 Foothills Funeral Home Edith Giffin Best 94 15 Oct 2004 McCammon-Ammons-Click Jonathan Michael Bilton 15 25 Oct 2004 Miller Funeral Home Franklin D. Blair 48 24 Oct 2004 McCammon-Ammons-Click Daniel Blanchard 50 30 Dec 2004 Smith Mortuary Martha Melinda Bonham 7 m 22 Oct 1856 Extraction …

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Myers Cemetery, Townsend

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes William M. Boone 07 Jul 1865 19 Apr 1938 Spanish American War; Pvt. Co B, 4 Regt Tenn Inf Elenore Dobkins Brickey  Dobkins 1781 1860 John Brickey  1740 1807 Westmoreland Co., VA William Brickey  1780 1856 Col Bunch’s Regt East Tenn. Militia; War of 1812 W. R. Bryant 12 Oct 1874 12 Jul 1903 Sarah Texana Myers Burns Myers 06 Sep 1868 22 Feb 1898 Anna Ellen Carver 30 Nov 1846 28 Sep 1907 Noah Carver 22 Apr 1851 14 Jun 1937 Elie Caylor 05 Jan 1809 16 Oct 1894 George Huston Caylor …

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Brickey Cemetery, Townsend

Name Birth Date Death Date Notes Absalom Abbott 1804 1886 Elder was in front of his name Annis Stillwell Abbott 1807 1870 ~ Benjamin Franklin Abbott 07 Jul 1833 12 Mar 1926 ~ John Andrew Abbott 1825 1887 Co B, 6 Tenn Inf John Horace Abbott 19 Sep 1859 03 Dec 1923 Elder was in front of his name Mary Jane Compton Abbott 06 Jan 1865 23 Dec 1945 ~ Nora Ellenor Andrews Abbott 15 Sep 1882 11 Jul 1932 ~ Oscar Merrick Abbott 01 May 1907 09 Nov 1931 ~ William Franklin Abbott 19 Jul 1878 09 Oct 1965 …

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