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Watterson Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0025
Scope and Contents Papers of William H. Watterson (1836-1908), son of Henry and Lydia Hutchisson Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn. William H. Watterson attended Emory and Henry College in Virginia and studied law under L. C. Haynes. He served in the Confederate Army from 1861-1865 and practiced law in Rogersville, Tenn. He married Minerva B. Riley in 1870. He was clerk and master of the chancery court of Hawkins County, the mayor of Rogersville, and a United States Commissioner. Papers include: personal and...
Dates: 1780-1908

Watterson letters, 1780-1864. PHOTOCOPIES.

Identifier: MM.1979.064
Scope and Contents Photocopies of: 1780 Hettick-Watterson deed of conveyance, PA; 1803 letter from Sarah Coates to Edward Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn.; 1827 letter from Wm. Watterson to Henry Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn.; 1855 letter from H. Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn., to William (mentions McMinn Academy); 1864 letter from W.H. Watterson, Glade Spring, Va., to family (re: Civil War).
Dates: 1780-1864

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

William Cock (Cocke) land grant and plat survey for land in Hawkins County, Tenn., 1793. 1825 copy.

Identifier: MM.2005.001
Scope and Contents March 1825 copy of January 1793 land grant to William Cock (Cocke) from the State of North Carolina for 400 acres of land in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Wm. Hill, Secretary of State, North Carolina. ADS 1 pc. (torn).
Dates: 1793-1825

William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn., 1782, and Greene County, Tenn. deeds. Gift of Geraldine H. Murphy.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.017
Scope and Contents William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn. 1782 (with seal of North Carolina) + Greene County, Tenn., deeds, 19th & 20th century + land grants from Greene and Hawkins Counties, Tenn.
Dates: 1782, 19th & 20th century

Wm. Cocke bond, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1805.

Identifier: MM.1981.115
Scope and Contents August 2, 1805, bond of Wm. Cocke and Joseph Anderson, Hawkins County, to Alex Nelson, Sheriff of Hawkins County. Guarantees Cocke’s court appearance in Jonesboro re: estate of Jacob Gyer vs. Cocke. ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1805