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Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

Identifier: MM.2019.010
Scope and Contents

Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

Dates: 1960s

Black/Jones/Clamon/Boyd Family Photo Album

Identifier: PAS 0186
Scope and Contents

Photographs and genealogical information about Coy W. Black, Sr. Family (Greene County, Tenn.), John Boyd Family (Hawkins County, Tenn.), Frank Cain Clamon Family (Hawkins County, Tenn.), and Daniel Jones Family (Hawkins County, Tenn.).

Dates: 1890s-1950s

Bryan and Taliaferro families of Hawkins and Roane Counties.

Identifier: MM.2011.001
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...
Dates: 1831 - 1861

Caney Creek Land dispute

Identifier: MM.2020.015
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...
Dates: 1837 - 1838

Cheek’s Cross Roads (Tenn.) Ledger

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

Cooper Family Bible.

Identifier: FB 0001
Scope and Contents

Cooper family Bible printed in London in 1698 by Charles Bill, 1698. The bible has an original binding covered on the exterior with cloth. The title page is missing but the interior title page at the New Testament gives the printer and date. Three pages of family record entries dated 1780-1810. Family tradition says the bible was carried by a family member serving as a soldier in the Civil War. The Cooper family was from Hawkins County, Tenn.

Dates: Publication: 1689; Other: 1780-1810 family entries

Ephemera from East Tennessee African American schools

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.129
Scope and Contents 1) The Echo Volume 2, Number 3 (February 3, 1939) ‘A monthly newspaper published by the “Publication Club’ of Langston High School”2) Langston High School Chorus recital program April 26, 19403) Langston High School (Johnson City, Tenn.) program for “The Art of Being Bored” presented May 3, 19404) Langston High School Commencement Exercises program May 3-27, 19405) Booker T. Washington School (Jonesboro, Tenn.) Commencement Exercise...
Dates: 1939 - 1940

Pressman’s Home Photo Album

Identifier: PAS 0182
Scope and Contents

Collection of black and white photographs of Walter Patrick Gang and his wife, Marian, at the Pressman’s Home outside Rogersville, Tennessee and other locations around the area. Photos are in an old album and are not labeled.

Dates: 1945

Rogers Cemetery Photographs

Identifier: SPC 2019.098
Scope and Contents

Five color photographs of Rogers Cemetery in Rogersville, Hawkins County (Tenn.)

Burial place of Joseph Rogers (1764-1833) and Mary Amis Rogers (1768-1833); David Crockett (1729-1777) and Elizabeth Crockett (1730-1777) - Davy Crockett’s grandparents killed by Native Americans

Dates: unknown

Smith Family Collection (Whitesburg, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0102
Scope and Contents (Folders 26, 43, 49, & 75 tell of the location of Smith Family artifacts, portraits, and papers located in libraries and museums other than the McClung Collection.) Includes Tomlinson family material & Tate Springs material. Folder 13 contains postcards showing views and bldgs. of the Tate Springs Hotel. Many other postcards are in this collection, most are 19th century. Tate Springs Hotel (Inn), Knoxville Farmers Convention, agriculture, Appalachian Exposition award ribbons and...
Dates: 1794 - 1930

Will of Daniel Syester (court copy)

Identifier: MM.2020.016
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins County 1821, Will of Danl. Syester. Rogersville. Daniel abandoned family, wife Hannah and all possessions in Va. and came to Tenn. over 20 years before. Remarried to Caty Shooks in Hawkins Co. and has a total of 12 children between the 2 wives. No mention of divorce. Wishes to equally divide his Tennessee, Virginia, and Maryland plantation lands and all properties (no mention of slaves) affixed equally among his surviving Tenn. wife and his children of both wives, as he hears...
Dates: 1821