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Edith Owsley Reed Research (Owsley Family).

Identifier: MSC 0284

Scope and Contents

Research of Edith Owsley Reed of Blount County, Tenn., on the Owsley, Ousley, Housley family and related lines. Includes two sets of cards; photographs; information on the Owsley Family Historical Society; Ousley Genealogical Society; and Speak, Speake, Speakes, Speaks Family Association. Most material arranged by descendants of John Christian Owsley and wife Charity Barton Owsley. See Finding Aid for details. 18 boxes of genealogical research on 3rd floor, Box 19 with photographs in closed stacks.


  • 1960-1985

Conditions Governing Access

Genealogy material is available for research during normal business hours of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. No appointment necessary for viewing. For access to photographs from this collection, prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


19 boxes


National reunion of the Owsley Family was held in Knoxville in May 1989.

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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States