Maryville

In 1795 the Blount County commissioners selected fifty acres of land owned by John Craig, which was laid off into streets and lots, and in accordance with the legislative act named Maryville, in honor of Mary Grainger, the wife of Gov. William Blount.

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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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Blount County Tennessee Newspapers

A newspaper has been published in Blount County as early as 1832 and continuously published since 1867 when the Maryville Republican was first put out by William B. Scott, a black man. Most issues of the early newspapers have been digitized under their various names from 1853-1960. The longest running newspaper is the Maryville Times under it’s various names. Digitized Blount County Tennessee Newspapers 1832 Religious & Literary Intelligencer FamilySearch 1835 Maryville Trumpeter FamilySearch 1837 Maryville Intelligencer FamilySearch 1853-1854 The Advocate FamilySearch East Tennessean FamilySearch 1867-1878 Maryville Republican 1867-1870, 1876 Chronicling America Newspapers 1876-1877 Chronicling America Newspapers Newspapers.com $ FamilySearch …

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History of the Maryville Republican

In 1847 William B. Scott, a free black, traveled to East Tennessee with his family from their home in North Carolina. After a brief stay in Knoxville, Scott moved to Blount County where he worked as a saddle and harness maker. At the start of the Civil War, Scott moved his family back to Knoxville, where they befriended Reverend Thomas Humes, former editor for the Knoxville Register. Humes arranged for Scott and his son, William B. Scott, Jr., to apprentice as printers at the paper. In 1865, the Scott family moved to Nashville where Scott, Sr. was one of the …

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Williamson Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Addie Jane Brewer 13 Sep 1903 02 Nov 1969 Ann W. Brewer 11 Aug 1939 23 Jul 2003 Arthur Selmer Brewer 18 Aug 1891 21 Jun 1981 Berna McBrewer 06 Mar 1911 Billy Hugh Brewer 01 Sep 1929 09 Jul 1997 C. L. Brewer 09 Sep 1883 13 Oct 1903 Cecelia E. Brewer 11 Dec 1937 01 Jul 1961 Clara V. Brewer 25 Jul 1886 02 Sep 1973 Clarence C. Brewer 07 Jul 1907 09 Apr 1943 Daisy A. Brewer 28 Jul 1926 Delsie F. Brewer 04 Oct 1917 04 Aug 2000 Dock …

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Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Annis G. Crisp 30 Mar 1910 18 Sep 1966 w/o John H. Bessie Jane Crisp 22 Jun 1904 19 Sep 1989 Cas Crisp 26 Sep 1902 24 May 1993 John H. Crisp 25 Nov 1909 01 Jun 1977 “Harve”, PFC, US Army, WWII Alva Kate Fields 05 Apr 1938 18 Jul 1943 d/o John M. & Ruby Annis Fields 18 Nov 1898 14 Feb 1988 Edith B. Fields 21 Nov 1937 29 Jan 1940 d/o Jeff M. & Oval George Ross Fields 1902 17 Feb 1949 Harve Fields 16 Feb 1875 27 Apr …

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Six Mile Baptist Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Arthur L. Anderson 26 Sep 1892 27 Sep 1938 Norma M. Anderson 26 Jun 1935 06 Dec 1935 Alice Dockery 31 Mar 1885 28 Mar 1941 Icyle Quiett Hawn Quiett 12 Oct 1915 02 Apr 1987 Jerry Coleman Hawn 17 Feb 1911 05 Feb 1988 Alex E. Keller 09 Nov 1895 02 Jan 1958 Elizabeth Keller 03 Apr 1832 03 Oct 1911 Frances N. Keller 07 Feb 1924 07 Apr 1924 James Bogle Keller 06 Nov 1871 10 Jul 1892 Jno Keller Company A, 3rd Tennessee Infantry Joseph Andrew Keller 23 Feb 1870 …

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Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Noah Gregory 1886 1923 Gerald R. Johnson 1936 1961 Mary Nell Carver Key Carver 15 Nov 1886 15 Dec 1918 Wife of C. D. Key Frank Owens 1858 1944 Icy M. Owens 1861 1920 Mariah Seaton 21 Feb 1858 21 Jun 1935 Philip M. Seaton 02 Aug 1847 03 Apr 1932 Cora Seaton Spradling Seaton 29 Jun 1894 25 Mar 1990 Wife of George Daisy Hunt Spradling Hunt 14 Jan 1893 05 Mar 1973 Wife of John C. George Frances Spradling 09 Apr 1892 23 Nov 1972 Son of Nathan & Joanna Glenn …

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Piney Level Baptist Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Trula Mae Everett Arnett Everett 27 Jan 1937 26 Feb 2004 Anna K. Brewer 01 Jun 1887 11 Aug 1943 w/o Com. M. Com. M. Brewer 14 Oct 1886 08 Jan 1952 Jane Gamble Brewer Gamble 03 Oct 1858 25 Jul 1954 w/o Nicholas J. Margaret Ann Keeble Brewer Keeble 01 Jun 1887 01 May 1906 Nicholas Jackson Brewer 24 Aug 1854 08 Feb 1933 Wilma Ruth Chapman 13 Sep 1929 09 Feb 2009 Andy Coulter John Riley Coulter 22 Aug 1856 07 Mar 1943 Kimberly Letayne Richesin Coulter Richesin 01 Jul 1958 …

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Logan’s Chapel Cemetery, Maryville

Name Maiden Birth Date Death Date Notes Arnold Bailey 11 Apr 1909 14 Aug 2005 Anna Bohannon 24 Feb 1928 12 Jan 2009 Lela Frances Clabough Burnett Clabough 06 Sep 2004 Edward Conn Clendenen 01 Apr 1894 12 Jun 1941 WW I; Son of G.W. & Sarah George Washington Clendenen 05 Mar 1852 26 May 1908 Rev. Sarah Ann Reneau Clendenen Reneau Sep 1854 17 Apr 1940 Wife of Rev. G.W. Infant son of J.E. & M. Gamble 1851 Albert O. Goddard 1869 1955 Albert O. Goddard 1806 1925 Jr. Gusta Massey Goddard 1877 1935 M. K. Goddard 07 Sep …

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