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Account book of Absalom A. Kyle, [Jr.], ca. 1849-1853; Absalom Kyle journal entries, ca. 1861-1862; and Kyle and Graham family records.
Scope and Contents Account book (partial) of Absalom A. Kyle, ca. 1849-1853; journal entries made by Absalom Kyle, Rogersville, Tenn., ca. 1861-1862; and family entries for Absalom Kyle [Jr.] and wife Mary Ann Graham Kyle. Mary Ann Graham Kyle was the daughter of Hugh Graham and Catherine Nenney Graham. Journal entries include purchases of slaves. Inside front cover has account of the death of President Garfield, 1881. Typed index at back of volume. AD 1 vol. [80 pp.] (some pages loose).
Dates: circa 1849-1862
Identifier: MSC 0525
Scope and Contents Alderson family and Fort family of Hawkins County, Rogersville, Bulls Gap. Includes some information on Ellen Alderson (d. 7-23-1954)
Identifier: MSC 0235
Scope and Contents The Thomas Amis Papers and the Amis Family Collection. Thomas Amis was a pioneer settler of upper East Tennessee. He was a community leader who operated a tavern, a distillery, and a saw mill. His house was near the Ebbing and Flowing Spring and still stands today. Includes the Thomas Amis Account Books 1783-1797. The Amis Family Papers include a store Day Book (1801-1807), and another 1832-1844. Also other documents. A later item is the T. J. Amis Notebook 1847-1872.
Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.
Scope and Contents Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.
Scope and Contents 101. Slave Transfer. Estate Will, Hawkins Co. Tenn. 1831 - 1834. Joseph Bryan, Last Will and testament. His heirs are listed as children John Bryan, Thomas Bryan, Joseph Bryan, Rachel Proffit, wife of John Proffit, Betsy Sterling, wife of Thomas Sterling and Patsy Grady, wife of Duglas Grady. Son, James Morgan Bryan is given the home place and the Negro Slaves, Cenda and William. Minor son James Morgan and mother Betsey Bryan to stay on home place with minor sisters, Insey, Lettice, Peggy and...
Dates: 1831 - 1861
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins Co. 1807 thru 1858, Land Conveyance dispute involving Stockley D., Richard, and Willie Mitchell, over the Caney Creek knobs land. This document researches the land transfer history of the John Smith property from 1807, when it was sold to Samuel Milligan and Alex. M. Cause with only 1 tract being properly recorded. In 1810 these two men executed a Deed of Division and did not have proper title to the second lands lying next to Hezekiah Hamblen. In 1811 Milligan conveyed some of...
Dates: 1837 - 1838
Scope and Contents Catherine Watterson’s Book, Lyons Store, Hawkins County, Tenn. Oct. 11, 1854. Contains one handwritten poem on Friendship. On first page (and back inside cover) Presented to Thomas Watterson by his sister Kate, July 22, 1862. Thomas Watterson, Co. G., Col. Bradford’s Regt., E. Tenn. Vols.,1862. Contains one page with Co. G. Col. W. M. Bradford’s Regt. Tenn. Vols. with listing of officers and listing of privates on back of sheet. One additional blank sheet with poem on the back; other pages...
Identifier: MSC 0958
Scope and Contents 1) Cheek’s Cross Road leatherbound ledger. Located in what is now Hamblen County, TN, Cheeks Cross Roads was acquired by Jesse Cheek as part of a Hawkins County, TN land grant in 1789 along the intersection of Stage Road coming from Abingdon, VA and Kentucky Road between Kentucky and the Carolinas. He built a general merchandise store in about 1795 that was later expanded to add stock pens for cattle hogs, mules, and horses. The store and all 200 acres of the Cheeks Roads property were...
Dates: 1802 - 1807; 2001
Church Histories of First United Methodist Church of Fall Branch and of Church Hill by Josephine Hamilton.
Scope and Contents “A Few Highlight in the History of the First United Methodist Church of Fall Branch” [by Josephine Hamilton?], 4 pp. Photocopy; “A Few Highlights in the History of the First United Methodist Church of Church Hill” (Hawkins County, Tenn.) by Josephine Hamilton, 1976. 8 pp. + 1971 newspaper article about silk manufacturer Frederick Ross and his home Rotherwood (photocopy).
Scope and Contents MM.1979.072a: accounts, receipts, etc. of S. Lyons & Co. Knoxville, Tenn. No date, 1859 (1862-1863)-1901. MM.1979.072b: five land entries in Hawkins County, Tenn. (Lewis Davis, 1819, signed by Jos. McMinn; Robert Smith, 1823; John Tucker, 1824; Robert Nall, 1825; David Ballard, 1825, signed by Wm. Carroll); [ca. 1840s] letter from John Carriger to son Dr. M. Carriger, Tazewell, re: national politics, murder in Jonesborough. ALS 3 pp.; 1854 letter to Nichols Barzar (?), Knoxville, from...
Dates: 1800s - early 1900s
Identifier: MSC 0840
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Isaac and Elijah Copy of Rogersville, Tenn. Letters and receipts. One 1904 letter describes conditions in Washington state for those who might be considering moving there. Also one letter that describes life and working conditions in the North Carolina mountains.
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins County. 1823. Courses of a Tract of Land conveyed by Saml. & Benj. Powel to Francis Dalzell. This is a later legal record of the earlier conveyance, prob. 1850s (no date). 1 pg. handwritten document states that this land was conveyed to the Powels from James and Saml. Armstrong in 1812. Mentions the knobs, the spring and the Mill.
Scope and Contents DeWolfe Miller, Yellow Store, Hawkins County, Tenn. Statements and business accounts. Ca. 1889-1894. Many Knoxville business letterheads: Hazen, Lotspeich & Thomas; Knoxville Sugar Co.; Trent Grocery Co.; Shields Brothers Wholesale Grocers; S.B. Newman & Co. (etching of building); Cone, Shields & Co.; W.W. Woodruff & Co. (etching of buggies and etching of building); George Brown Wholesale; Knoxville Provision & Sugar Co.; John L. Callaway; Boyd, Allen & Co. (etching of...
Identifier: Ephemera 2018.028
Scope and Contents Electoral ticket, 1884, Hawkins County, Tenn.; state federal, and local candidates
Identifier: SPC 2019.048
Scope and Contents Hasson Family Photographs (Hawkins County, Tenn.); framed items, Hopecote cross stitch; Blount Mansion cross stitch; large photograph of seated elderly man with pipe
Hawkins Co., 1844, Wm. Kinkade bill for lumber used in church for benches and floor, to Stokley D. Mitchell, signed Jos. Huffmaster.
Scope and Contents Hawkins Co., 1844, Wm. Kinkade bill for lumber used in church for benches and floor, to Stokley D. Mitchell, signed Jos. Huffmaster. This bill is probably for the Presbyterian Church in Rogersville and the Jos. Huffmaster referred to is in all likelihood the famous master craftsman and cabinetmaker of Hawkins Co. Handwritten.
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins County. 1834, S. D. Mitchell tract of land courses from estate division of Jos. Rogers, deceased. Division among his heirs. Describes land running along the Main Road, and a line running between the Federal Spring and the Spout Spring. 1pg., handwritten.
Identifier: MSC 0698
Scope and Contents Hawkins County (Tenn.) Grant Books 1 & 2 (photocopies).
Scope and Contents Hawkins County, Tenn. Petitions to N. C., 1788. (Photocopies of original mss) Copies of original petitions transcribed and published by Cherel Henderson in Tennessee Ancestors 2002.
Identifier: MM.2009.002 a&b&c
Scope and Contents Each volume labeled: Assessment of Real Estate, Personal Property, and Polls MM-2009-002 a: Hawkins County (Tenn.). Tax List, 1882. Districts 9 & 10. 1 vol. (insect damage). MM-2009-002 b: Hawkins County (Tenn.) Tax List, 1890. District 3. 1 vol. (insect damage). MM-2009-002 c: Hawkins County, (Tenn.) Tax List, 1892. District 10. 1 vol. Volumes list: Names, Description of Property, No. of Acres, Values, etc.
Identifier: SPC 2019.012
Scope and Contents Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E.. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)
Scope and Contents Land grant no. 8035 to Henry and William McCallough for 170 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. November 9, 1814 (date at bottom: July 15, 1822). (Land originally assigned to Absolom Kyle). D 1 oversize document (torn in two pieces). + carbon TS 1 p.
Howard-Smith Collection (Papers of the Smith (Howard-Smith), Gaines, McKinney and allied families of Hawkins County, Tenn. 1800-1923.) (Gift of Mrs. F.A. Augsbury, Jr.).
Identifier: MSC 0712
Scope and Contents The Howard - Smith Collection includes manuscript letters and documents dating from 1800 to 1923 which were collected by Lida and Elise Howard-Smith. Included are letters of the Charles J. McKinney family (Hawkins County, Tenn.); James Gaines (Sullivan County, Tenn.) and Edmund P. Gaines (a military officer whose correspondence covers the War of 1812 and later conflicts); James T. Gaines (Hawkins County, Tenn.) and his correspondence with Governor Joseph McMinn; Eleanor Spurrier Rand; Eleanor...
Scope and Contents December 24, 1825, land grant to James Charles for 50 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. ADS / pfa 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Tennessee land grant for 6 1/4 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn., to James Charles (#19128). Signed by Gov. Wm. Carroll, April 27, 1834. DS / pfa 1 pc.
Scope and Contents December 8, 1824 land entry for 50 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn., for John Floro. ADS 1 p. + copy dated December 8, 1826.
Scope and Contents Deed between John Francisco and son William Francisco, both of Hawkins County, Tenn., for land in Hawkins County. December 16, 1836. ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Statement of witnesses (Stephen Bailey, Willie B. Howell) to the deed made by John Francisco. December 26, 1836. Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by William M. Alexander, registrar. ADS 1 p.
Scope and Contents Indenture - sale of land to Jos. McMinn by David Groves. 172 acres, Hawkins County, Tenn., August 25, 1799. ADS 1 document (torn; 4 pcs.)
Identifier: MSC 0902
Scope and Contents Joseph Rogers Papers in the George Webb Collection. Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) was born in County Tyrone, Ireland. He immigrated to New Castle County, Delaware at the age of 17. Rogers settled in Hawkins County by 1784 and married Mary Amis (1768-1833), the daughter of Thomas Amis, a wealthy local merchant and landowner. Amis gave Rogers a tract of land on Croketts Creek, where Rogers built his home, tavern, and distillery and also founded the town of Rogersville. Joseph and Mary Rogers had...
- Subject: Hawkins County (Tenn.) X
- Hawkins County (Tenn.) 61
- Land grants 9
- Genealogy 7
- Deeds 6
- Rogersville (Tenn.) 6
- Account books 4
- Photographs 4
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 4
- African Americans 3
- Methodist churches 3
- Politics and government 3
- Prentiss Price 3
- Schools 3
- Slaves 3
- Bibles 2
- Cheek’s Cross Roads 2
- George Webb 2
- Governor William Carroll 2
- James Charles 2
- John Francisco 2 ∧ less
- English 8