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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Bakers Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Maryville

Name Birth Date Death Date Catherine Conner Hammontree 18 Aug 1807 07 Feb 1900 James E. Hammontree 19 Nov 1831 15 Oct 1907 James E. Hammontree 26 Jul 1881 04 Apr 1888 John C. Hammontree 28 Apr 1830 29 Sep 1868 Mitchell Hammontree 11 Aug 1850 10 Aug 1899 Phillip Hammontree 06 Mar 1801 13 Apr 1877 Rachel E. Hammontree 21 May 1838 22 Dec 1861 Sarah E. Hammontree 13 Nov 1833 27 Aug 1924

History of Blount County Tennessee

Blount County Tennessee lies between the Tennessee River and the great Smoky Mountain, and south of Knox County. It has an area of about 470 square miles, one-sixth of which is mountain land. It is abundantly supplied with water and water power. The principal stream is Little River, which receives the waters of Crooked Creek, Pistol Creek, Nails Creek and Ellejoy. In the southern and western portions of the county are Abram, Nine Mile, Six Mile, Four Mile, Baker and Boyd Creeks. The mineral resources are abundant. In addition to iron and marble. silver and gold are found in paying …

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