David A. Deaderick
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSC 0667
Scope and Contents Store in Knoxville operated by John Crozier (1759-1838); his son-in-law David A. Deaderick (1797-1873) and his son John Hervey Crozier (1812-1889)
Scope and Contents July 23, 1823 bond of David A. Deaderick, James V. Anderson and John A. Aiken to John Patton, Chairman of the (Washington) County Court. Bond for the emancipation of two slaves, Andrew and Nelly. ADS 1 p. Two receipts to Hugh White for tuition paid to East Tennessee University, Knoxville. Signed by D. A. Deaderick, treasurer, 1855, 1856. 2 pcs.
Identifier: Artifact 2014.007
Scope and Contents David A. Deaderick went to the California gold rush, ca. 1849-50, with the East Tennessee Gold Mining Company. He did not strike gold, but came back with a gold nugget he had made into a watch fob with a stone (amethyst?) or colored glass inlaid on the end, ca. 1852. His initials ‘DAD’ were etched into the stone. (Stone partially missing at time of receipt, Dec. 2014). 1 pc. Housed in small black jeweler’s box with ‘Huguenin’ on inside cover. This is where the family kept the fob for many years.
Scope and Contents Two letters written by D[avid] A. Deaderick, Knoxville, to [brother] Franklin [Deaderick]. March 13 and March 28, 1849. Mentions power of attorney; pension claim for mother; Gen. Rodgers; money due to Deaderick. Each letter is handwritten, 4 pp.