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Greene County (Tenn.)  

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

A Brief History of the William Conway - William Baker Farm, November 1, 1786, to Present Day. Compiled by R. Donahue Bible.

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Identifier: MM.2004.002
Scope and Contents A Brief History of the William Conway - William Baker Farm, November 1, 1786, to Present Day. Compiled by R. Donahue Bible (Mohawk, Tenn.). Photocopies. Farm located on the Nolichucky River, Greene County, Tenn. + original letter from donor dated January 19, 2002. Work prepared by donor for the Tennessee Century Farm Program.
Dates: 2002

Archer, Mildred S. “ A Southern Part of East Tennessee.”

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1986.006
Scope and Contents Archer, Mildred S. “ A Southern Part of East Tennessee.” Typescript article with transcribed Civil War letters of the Wells family of Greene County, Tenn.
Dates: 1986

Archibald Roane signature on 1804 commission for Justices of the Peace in Greene County (Tenn.)

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Identifier: QMM.2010.002
Scope and Contents Archibald Roane, Governor of Tennessee, signature on 1804 commission for Justices of the Peace in Greene County, Tenn: Beriah Frazier, Cornelius Newman, Robert Gwinn, Alexander McCoppen, Moses Moore, Valentine Callahan, John Russell, James Stinson, John Jones (Capt.), Leonard Dell. Knoxville, Tenn. November 4, 1804. Wm. Macklin, Secretary. ADS 1 pc. Wax seal.
Dates: 1804

Bunker & Chase, Printers. Proceedings of the Nolachucky Baptist Association, Warrensburg Meeting House, Green(e) County, Tenn. September 1835. (ephemera)

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Identifier: Ephemera 2004.001
Scope and Contents Proceedings of the Nolachucky Baptist Association, Warrensburg Meeting House, Green(e) County, Tenn. September 1835. Elihu Millican, moderator. Bunker & Chase, Printers (unlisted printers in Tenn. ephemera--possibly from New Market?). 1 pc. (2 pp., taped in fold).
Dates: 1835

Deaderick Correspondence.

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Identifier: MM.nd.016
Scope and Contents Correspondence to J. W. Deaderick, Philadelphia, Tenn. 1915-1939. Includes letters from M. B. Aston and B. Clay Middleton telling about their early days in Greene County, Tenn. Mentions local people and events; letter from David Bolton, Athens, Tenn., mentions his family, Reeves family, and the (Tom or John?) Williams estate.
Dates: 1915-1939

Ellen Capito Collection ( Milligan family, Greeneville, Tenn.).

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Identifier: MSC 0492
Scope and Contents Papers of Sam Milligan and the Milligan family of Greene County, Tenn. Includes the manuscript memoir “Private Family Missal in which is Recorded Many Incidents of Private Interest by Sam Milligan.” The memoir records the author’s account of events, thoughts, and opinions for his children; includes an index at the front, a detailed account of his education in Greeneville and his service in the Mexican-American War, editing the newspaper “The Greeneville Spy,” and events of the Civil War...
Dates: 1860-1920

Greene Co., 1868, Summons for James Davis to appear in a hearing re: John Pates vs Jacob Roberts, to be held at house of H. C. Smith.

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Identifier: MM.2019.025
Scope and Contents Greene Co., 1868, Summons for James Davis to appear in a hearing re: John Pates vs Jacob Roberts, to be held at house of H. C. Smith, to give evidence in behalf of defendant, "hearin fail not" Signed H. C. Smith, J. P. signed on back by A. Hale.
Dates: 1868

Greene County, Tenn. (Court summons for William Brotherton and John Couch, Greene County, Tenn. 1818).

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Identifier: MM.1997.001
Scope and Contents First Judicial Circuit court summons for William Brotherton and John Couch, Greene County, Tenn. September 1, 1818. Signed by V(alentine) Sevier, Clerk. 1 pc.
Dates: 1818

Greene County, Tennessee Civil War Documents.

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Identifier: MM.1850.001
Scope and Contents Greene Co. Tenn. Civil War Documents East Tennessee relating to Greene County during the Civil War. 1st grouping – includes a 1866 listing of Union soldiers applying for a certificate of disability in East Tennessee. Included in the description is the type of wound or malady, where they were discharged, and occasionally the battle where the injury occurred. An example entry, "May 7th 1866 – Capt. David Fry – Co. F 2nd Tenn. Regt Mounted Inft – Discharged Annapolis Md 27th March 1865 – disease...
Dates: 1851-1878

Greene County, Tennessee, land records (includes 1792 North Carolina grants).

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Identifier: MSC 0694
Scope and Contents Greene County, Tennessee, land records (includes 1792 North Carolina grants)
Dates: 1790s

Henry Papers, 1791-1855.

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Identifier: MM.1985.007
Scope and Contents 1. Feb. 13, 1791, North Carolina land grant no. 835 to Hugh Henry for 100 acres in Greene Co. Signed by Alex. Martin. ADS on printed form. 1 pc. (+ portion of broken seal). 2. Aug. 17, 1826, land grant to Hugh Henry for 60 acres in Sevier County, Tenn. Signed by Gov. Wm. Carroll. ADS on printed form. 1 document (torn, 3 pcs.). 3. The division of the Estate of Hugh Henry Deceased between his heirs. Oct. 9, 1849. ADS 1 pc. (torn). 4. Copy of the Division of the Estate of Hugh Henry, Decd. Oct. 9,...
Dates: 1791-1855

Home Woolen Company, Home, Greene County, Tenn., advertisement, 1879, + fragment of letter on reverse (unsigned).

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Identifier: MM.1999.002
Scope and Contents Home Woolen Company, Home, Greene County, Tenn., advertisement, 1879. C. G. Rankin, Superintendent. 1 pc. + fragment of letter on reverse (unsigned).
Dates: 1879

Hugh Allen Papers (genealogy).

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Identifier: MSC 0593
Scope and Contents Hugh Allen was a native of Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee. He was a newspaper columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel for almost thirty-five years. Hugh attended Maryville College and graduated from Pace Business College in New York. His humorous newspaper columns and cartoons were favorite features of the newspaper from 1941 until he retired in 1964. Hugh Allen died on June 11, 1975 at the age of 76 and was buried in Newport Union Cemetery in Cocke County. Boxes 1-5: This collection...
Dates: 1950-1975

Jacob Peck’s Notes.

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Identifier: MSC 0266
Scope and Contents One bound volume of notes, maps, essays, and articles by Judge Jacob Peck (1779-1869, of Jefferson County, Tenn.). Ca. 1830s-1860s. Subjects include: geology; strata; earthquakes in the United States; mines (precious metals); extracts from Troost’s survey; Peck’s land grants (some with Birdseye); two letters (G. Troost, Nashville, 1840 and A.H.M. ___, Washington College, 185_); the Cumberland Mountains; Blount, Cocke, Davidson, Greene, Jefferson, Sevier, and Washington Counties, (Tenn.) A...
Dates: 1830-1860

Joseph Etter pardon, 1866.

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Identifier: MM.1981.157
Scope and Contents Presidential pardon (Andrew Johnson) to Joseph Etter, Greene County, Tenn. Signed by William H. Seward, Secretary of State. April 9, 1866. DS 2 pp. + Ellis’ oath on back from Marion County, Ind. ADS 1p.
Dates: 1866

Moses Easterly letters, 1814-1815.

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Identifier: MM.2015.002
Scope and Contents Three letters written by Moses Easterly written while traveling with Andrew Jackson’s troops during the War of 1812. Written to his wife Charlotte Fudge Easterly at home on the border of Cocke and Greene Counties, Tenn. 3 pcs. 1. Moses Easterly, Rhea County, Washington, December 7, 1814. To Charlotte Easterly, Cock[e] County, E. Tennessee. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: Family health; five thousand pounds of stinking beef at Kingston, thrown into Clinch River; waiting for orders to move; under General...
Dates: 1814-1815

Neilson Family letters, 1820-1852. Gift of Marguerite B. Hamer.

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Identifier: MM.1976.009
Scope and Contents Neilson Family letters, 1820-1852. 13 pcs. Mostly letters to William D. Neilson, Greene County, Tenn. Re: family matters, education, etc.
Dates: 1820-1852

Park Album (Photograph album, + funeral card for James Park, 1894).

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Identifier: PAS 0126
Scope and Contents The Park Album contains thirty-two unidentified photographs (some with photographer information) and one funeral card for James Park (Died Dec. 18, 1894). He was further identified as James B. Park, born 1821 or 1822 in Greene County, Tenn., to parents Andrew and Eleanor Brown Park. In 1850 he married Margaret Armitage in Greene County, and they had five children, Mary, Martha, John, Charles M. and Emily Park. It is believed that some of the unidentified photographs in the album are of this...
Dates: 1894

Receipt from Leander A. Poor, Capt. to Matilda Carter for purchase of hay, Greene County, April 10, 1865.

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Identifier: MM.2011.024
Scope and Contents Receipt from Leander A. Poor, Capt. to Matilda Carter for purchase of 4,800 pounds of hay, Greene County, April 10, 1865, for $42.72.
Dates: 1865

Robert N. McAdams (1847-1921) account/manuscript book, photograph, photograph album.

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Identifier: MSC 0861
Scope and Contents Robert N. McAdams (1847-1921) account/Mss book of Locust Mount (Washington County, Tenn.) and Rheatown (Greene County Tenn.) accounts, medical cures. store accounts, court dockets (1850-1913) (early entries by Thomas McAdams, father of R. N. McAdams?) photograph (8 x 10 inches on board) (Grandpa McAdams [R. N. McAdams?] and Alex (Alexander Moody) (c. 1900) Photograph album of Mary Margaret Good McAdams (1854-1946), wife of Robert N. McAdams ca 1890 (many of the photographs have a slip of paper...
Dates: 1850-1913

Sheriff’s commission for James Patterson, Greene County, Tenn., Signed by Governor Willie Blount. May 26, 1812.

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Identifier: QMM.1999.002
Scope and Contents Sheriff’s commission for James Patterson, Greene County, Tenn. Signed by Governor Willie Blount. May 26, 1812. DS 1 pc. with state seal.
Dates: 1812

Southern Railroad Workmen’s Time Books kept by James Alexander “Tobe” Cansler, 1902-1949. (Gift of Janice L. Parton).

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Identifier: MSC 0831
Scope and Contents Small ledgers containing Southern Railroad Workmen’s Time Books kept by James Alexander “Tobe” Cansler (of Midway, Greene County, Tenn), 1902-1920 + transcription by Janice L. Parton.
Dates: 1902-1949

State of Franklin documents, 1783-1787.

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Identifier: MM.1985.010
Scope and Contents 9 documents re: State of Franklin. 1. Oct. 22, 1783, William Ashert entry for 600 acres in Green Co. ADS 1 pc.; April 15, 1785, State of Franklin document signed by Governor and Captain General John Sevier. Justice of the Peace Commission to Joseph Hardin, James Houston, et al. Greene Co. ADS 2 pc. with ribbon & seal. 1786 (1785?) FiFa. Thos. Williams vs. Edward S. _____? Greene Co., State of Franklin. ADS 1 doc. (torn, 2 pcs.); May 1786, Writ. David Copeland vs. Samuel Mc_______? Greene...
Dates: 1783-1787

‘The History of My Family So Far As I Know It’ by Mollie McCorkle, 1933. Includes Cain Family information.

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Identifier: MM.2000.043
Scope and Contents ‘The History of My Family So Far As I Know It’ by Mollie McCorkle, Social Circle Farm, October 30, 1933. TS 26 pp. + 2 page memorial to Mrs. Francis Pickens McCorkle (Mollie Cain McCorkle), Social Circle Farm, Greene County, Tenn. The History includes information on the author’s father, James Lafayette Cain and other Cain family members (including the Cain and Bewly (sic.) feud, Russellville).
Dates: 1933

Theresa Campbell Tyler Collection.

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Identifier: MSC 0423
Scope and Contents Papers and documents from the Campbell family of Washington County, Tenn. and Greene County, Tenn.; also the Swiss families Truan and Buffat of Knox County.
Dates: 1820-1950

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

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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