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McMahan and Sharp deeds and legal documents, Sevier County, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2017.009

Scope and Contents

Bill of Complaint to Judge O. P. Temple, Jacob Widner, John R. Beak, J. A. Pickens, and S. W. Randles of Sevier County and W. F. Nichols of Jefferson County vs Isaac McMahan and W. Y. Henderson, administrators of the estate of Samuel McMahan decd, both citizens of Sevier County, suit against sureties for Sevier County Sheriff James M. McCroskey [1872] [4 pp., incomplete document]. Deed from Mrs. Jama Franklin (Mrs. William A.), Irene Sharp and Ruth Sharp (both unmarried) to Cleo Burchfiel, James R. Burchfiel, Mrs. Daisy Fain (Mrs. J. R.), Lon C. Burchdfiel, George W. Burchfiel, and Ethel Burchfiel a tract of land 800 acres in District 5, Sevier County, one mile east of Sevierville for $55,000, the same land conveyed to the mother of the sellers, Mrs. Mary B. Sharp in 1911 dated March 27, 1925 (typescript, 5 pp.). Memorandum of agreement from Mrs. Jama Franklin (Mrs. William A.), Irene Sharp and Ruth Sharp (both unmarried) to Cleo Burchfiel, James R. Burchfiel, Mrs. Daisy Fain (Mrs. J. R.), Lon C. Burchdfiel, George W. Burchfiel, and Ethel Burchfiel a tract of land 800 acres in District 5, Sevier County one mile east of Sevierville “known as the I. C. McMahan home place” for payment of the sum of $55,000 in six notes over the next year, the same land conveyed to the mother of the sellers, Mrs. Mary B. Sharp in 1911, deed dated March 27, 1925 (typescript, 5 pp.). Trust deed from I. C. McMahan and Earl E. Sharp to Cleo Burchfiel, James R.Burchiel, Mrs. Daisy Fain (Mrs. J. R.), Lon C. Burchdfiel, George W. Burchfiel, and Ethel Burchfiel for $25,000 toward purchase of 800 acres in District 5. Sevier County, March 27, 1925 (typescript 2 pp.). Letter of Guardianship for Ruth E. Sharp by Erle E. Sharp, Sumner County, Tenn., July 2, 1926. Deed from E. E. Sharp and Mary B. Sharp to I. C. McMahan one-half undivided interest in the farm on which I. C. McMahan now resides in District 4 Sumner County, Tenn., for $3000 originally conveyed in 1911 to McMahan and Sharp by Wade and Mary Anderson on April 13, 1912 (typescript, 2 pp.). Three photographs: [added 07/2019] 1. Isaac Calvert McMahan and his wife Sarah, oval black & white portrait, on back “Mr. & Mrs. IC & Sarah McMa” mat trimmed; 2. Dr. Erle Sharp (Sevierville) oval black & white portrait, on back “Erle from Papa May 28, 1904 Mr. Erle Sharp Sevierville Tenn.” mat trimmed; 3. McMahan family portrait (Asheville, N.C.) matted, on back “Grandfather & Grandmother McMa in N.C. Asheville” mat trimmed

Dates

  • 1911-1925

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

1 folder ( five documents)

Title
McMahan and Sharp deeds and legal documents, Sevier County, Tenn.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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