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Elizabeth and Elbert Willson Collection. Includes Isaac Lane Bible and Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists) (Bibles).

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0399

Scope and Contents

Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists (1822-1870), McMinn County, Tenn (Isaac and Sarah Lane were initial members). Roster of members transcribed 10.2010. Three bibles: Isaac Lane Bible (1803), Frankie Sherman Rasnake Bible (1874) (no family entries), and the Tola Sherman Bible (no date)(no family entries). Land entry no. 2573 for Thomas Shearman/Sherman, McMinn County, Tennessee, March 5, 1826. Blueprint copy of “Timberlake’s Map of Overhill Indian Towns, May 3, 1906. Letter to Eliza Jane Blair (1870). Genealogical Research by Tola Sherman Walker. Genealogical research of the following families: Blair, Rodgers, Russell, Lane, Sherman, Tipton, and Walker. The genealogical research collected by Tola Sherman Walker includes correspondence with Selden Nelson. Blair family research includes correspondence with the Blair Society for Genealogical Research. Miscellaneous books and booklets are also part of the collection.

Dates

  • 1803-1930

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

5 boxes

General

Family entries scanned and copy put in Lane Genealogy VF
Title
Elizabeth and Elbert Willson Collection. Includes Isaac Lane Bible and Minutes of Big Spring Church of United Baptists) (Bibles).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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