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Scope and Contents Appointment of Alexander Outlaw Ayres as Adjutant of the 14th Regt. of the Tennessee Militia in Roane County, Tenn. Signed by Abrick(?) Allison, Col., 14th Regt. Militia. April 14, 1823. ADS 1 p. Photostat
Scope and Contents January 10, 1811, deed between William Brown and Samuel Eskridge, Roane Co., Tenn., and William D. Neilson of Kingston. For lot #10 in Kingston. Witnessed by Gideon Morgan and Thos. Clark. ADS 1 doc. (in 2 pcs.).
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 Land grant to Buckner Walker for 155 acres in Roane County, Tenn. No. 1522. Hiwassee District. 1830. Signed by Governor William Carroll. DS 1 pc.
Identifier: MSC 0024
Scope and Contents Papers of the family of John Cannon (1744-ca. 1806) and Ann (Nancy) Whitlow Cannon (1747-1830), from Sevier, Knox, Roane, Monroe and Loudon Counties, Tenn. Papers include personal and business correspondence; account books; receipts; bills; pamphlets; and survey maps of parts of Hamilton, Roane, and Monroe Counties. Most of the papers are about John and Ann Cannon’s sons: Robert (1781-1854), a merchant at Philadelphia, Tenn.; John (1779-1864); and William (1771-1868). Robert’s son William...
Scope and Contents Certiorari. Daniel Wester vs. Basel (Basil) Brasher, executor of Robert S. Brasher. Roane County, Tenn. January 1816. DS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Taliaferro, Charles decd. Roane County Chancery Court award of $135 for use of slaves Loudon and Sarah 12 Dec. 1857. Confederates States Army receipt for oats and hay taken in lieu of tax for the use of the army 1863. Receipt for 60 bushels of corn from Lt Row, 3 Dec 1863. Voter’s certification for Roane County for J. W. Taliaferro 31 Oct 1865.
Identifier: MSC 0012
Scope and Contents Papers of Charles Freeling Welcker (1809-1861), merchant and farmer of Welcker’s Mills, Roane County, Tenn. Lived for a while in Alabama, then moved back to Roane County, Tenn. Married Caroline Virginia Mitchell. He served as commissioner for the improvement of the Clinch River. Papers include personal and business letters; account books; broadsides; legal documents; and bills of sale for slaves and goods. Topics include: farming; business; navigation and river improvement; slavery; Welcker...
Cummings Family Papers (Cummings, Campbell, Gibson, Preston and related families) (gift of Richard Cummings).
Identifier: MSC 0343
Scope and Contents Papers of the Cummings, Campbell, Gibson, Preston and related families. David Cummings (CSA) bought a plantation in Mississippi. Cummings home was Eagle Bend, Roane County, Tenn. Collection contains original manuscripts, photocopies, and some printed material. The folders are arranged alphabetically by surname and then by the name of the individual. The contents of each folder are as received, using the donor's heading, with original materials separated into additional folders but retaining the...
Scope and Contents Land grant to Drury A. Bacon for 160 acres in Roane County, Tenn.. September 3, 1849. Signed by Governor N. Brown. DS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents East Tennessee Bible Society, Roane County, for the years 1816-1823 and 1862 Roane County tax book.
Dates: 1816-1823; 1862
Scope and Contents Fi Fa. George Gordon vs. Mat. Atkinson. Roane County, Tenn. June 1804. DS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Fi Fa. George Preston vs. Robert Gilliland. Roane County, Tenn. July 1827. DS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents Fieri facias (Fi Fa). Joseph Koger(?) vs. John Maddin. July 1827. DS 1 pc.; Fi Fa. William Gardner vs. John Maddin. January 1828. DS 1 pc.; Fi Fa Joseph Koger vs. John Maddin. January 1828. DS 1 pc.; Fi Fa. Joseph Koger vs. John Madden. April 1828. DS 1 pc. All from Kingston, Roane County, Tenn. 4 pcs.
Scope and Contents Fi Fa. To the Sheriff of Roane County, Tenn. John Smith vs. Thomas Brown. DS 1 pc.
Identifier: MSC 0013
Scope and Contents Papers of George Lewis Welcker (1892-1965), son of James Henry and Dixie Welcker, and grandson of Charles Freeling and Caroline Mitchell Welcker. Papers include: correspondence between Welcker family members; business correspondence; Capt. J. H. Welcker, Kingston, Tenn., correspondence with Tennessee River Iron Ore and Railway Company of Chattanooga and the East Tennessee Mining Company of Harriman, Tenn., 1887-1892; genealogical correspondence and material, 1912-1930, which belonged to Dixie...
Identifier: MSC 0499
Scope and Contents The Grainger County, Tenn., bonds collection is a series of legal documents from Grainger County, Tennessee, dating from 1860 to 1875. The majority of the documents are oaths or bonds to adhere to a law enacted in the state of Tennessee on March 15th, 1860, prohibiting the adulteration of spirituous liquors with poisonous or dangerous chemicals. Most of the liquor oaths made in the collected Grainger County documents were made to Judge M. Goldman. There are also a number of Ward bonds bestowing...
Scope and Contents Mary Charlotte Butler (1834-1919) Anderson County, Tenn., married to 1. Alexander Hutson, 2. Samuel Tunnell, 3. John S. Fields. This document is a typescript copy of the original notebook kept by “Granny” Fields kept this notebook of births, deaths, and marriages. The range of dates covers from 1824 to 1940.
Scope and Contents November 8, 1936, deed between George Hawpe? (Harris?), Franklin County, and Henry Liggett, Roane County, for land in Kingston, Tenn. ADS 1 pc.
Manuscript bill of sale for Negro man Elijah, aged about thirty-one, from John McClelland of Knox County to Robert Cannon of Roane County 1814.
Scope and Contents Manuscript bill of sale for Negro man Elijah, aged about thirty-one, from John McClelland of Knox County to Robert Cannon of Roane County, May 12, 1814, Witnesses: J. Purris, W. Brown.
Scope and Contents Deed from Martin Luttrell to William Campbell for 100 acres in Roane County, Tenn. January 3, 1820. James Temple and William Gilbreath, witnesses. ADS 1 pc.
Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Roane Co., 1855. Bill for ferrying horses, wagons and people several trips(across river). Hardy Jones to Wm. Y. Huff.
Scope and Contents Tenn., Roane County, 1855. Bill for ferrying horses, wagons and people several trips (across river). Hardy Jones to Wm. Y. Huff. 8 entrys for ferrying, in addition to other work. "Self and horse, 1 trip, 10 (cents)". Signed by Hiram Bogart, J. P. for Roane Co. Handwritten.
Scope and Contents Samuel Johnson of Roane County and Texas. Correspondence 1880s. Includes draft of business partnership with D. C. Wheeler for business in hay, seed, and grain in Chattanooga
Scope and Contents Southwest Point garrison accounts, 1798-1805, with 1807 inventory of Major William Peters' estate. Typescript made in 1936 by Mrs. William J. Smith from original manuscript. In account with Saml. C. Hall. Hall & Smith (Kingston, Tenn.). TS 27 pp.
Scope and Contents Six Stonecipher documents, 1812-1850, 1903. 1. Deed between Daniel Stonecipher and Joseph Stonecipher, both of Roane County, Tenn., for 26 acres [Roane County, Tenn.]. August 28, 1812. ADS 1 pc. 2. Land assignment to Joseph Stonecipher for 3 acres in Roane County, Tenn. November 10, 1814. DS with seal. Signed by Jos. McMinn. 1 document (torn in 6 pcs.) 3. Deed of conveyance between Joseph Stonecipher and Daniel Stonecipher, Morgan County, Tenn., for 13.5 acres in Morgan County. January 13,...
Identifier: MSC 0011
Scope and Contents Papers of William Ballard Lenoir (1775-1852), merchant, farmer, justice of the peace. Moved with wife Elizabeth Avery Lenoir to land grant in Roane County, Tenn. Built the Lenoir Inn there, and had a farm, general store, cotton factory, and flour mill. Papers include personal and business correspondence re: family in Tennessee and North Carolina; bills; accounts; deeds. Some letters have typed transcriptions. Topics include Lenoir family; Cherokee Indian removal to Oklahoma, 1838; business,...
William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn.
Identifier: MSC 0308
Scope and Contents William Rufus (Bud) Bowman farm, business & personal journals, 1932-34, 1938-40. Roane County, Tenn. Photocopies. Two spiral bound volumes.
- Subject: Roane County (Tenn.) X
- Deeds 4
- Fi Fa 4
- Account books 3
- Kingston (Tenn.) 3
- Cherokee 2
- Farming 2
- Genealogy 2
- Knox County (Tenn.) 2
- Land grants 2
- Loudon County (Tenn.) 2
- Monroe County (Tenn.) 2
- Slavery 2
- Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Welcker family 2
- William Campbell 2
- African Americans 1
- Anderson County (Tenn.) 1
- Ayres, Alexander Outlaw 1
- Basel (Basil) Brasher 1 ∧ less
- English 2