Sevier County (Tenn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSC 0720
Scope and Contents Genealogical research done by Agnes Bowers Jenkins. Some Sevier County names, many photocopies. Surnames include: Householder, Huffaker, Hines, Rose, Clack, Bowers, Boling, Stith, Kennon, Worsham, Randles.
Identifier: Ephemera 2018.005
Scope and Contents American Hereford Association Certificate, Tim McMahon, Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.
Andrew Jackson McCallie Diary, 1883, and his account book,1860-1868, and Trundles Cross Roads Account Book,1867-1868, kept by Othneil Morton Whittle.
Identifier: MSC 0222
Scope and Contents 1883 diary of Andrew Jackson (A. J.) McCallie (1819-1904), Trundles Cross Roads [Sevier County, Tenn]. 1 vol. (marks and notes in ink were written by Joseph M. McCallie, son of A. J. McCallie); account book of A. J. McCallie, 1860-1868 (living in Bradley County, Tenn.) 1 vol.; Trundles Cross Roads [Sevier County, Tenn.] account book, 1867-1868. According to donor, it was kept by Othneil Morton Whittle (1831-1908). 1 vol.
Dates: 1867-1868; 1883
Identifier: MSC 0556
Scope and Contents In 2005 Morton Rose, Jr., of Knoxville, Tennessee, gave to the McClung Historical Collection a CD containing his research on families of Boyd's Creek in Sevier County, Tennessee. He used the Family Tree Maker program to compile his research. The McClung Collection printed out each page of his work and the copies are housed in 117 folders in three boxes. Each page has been stamped with the name of the collection in green ink. Mr. Rose's provided a four-page explanation of the contents of his...
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...
Identifier: Artwork 2015.001
Scope and Contents Christian H. Stump and wife (Mary Ann Carmon Stump) of Sevier County [2 crayon art portraits]; Stump was the furniture maker with whom Lewis Buckner worked around 1910. Donor is the descendant (great-granddaughter) of Christian Stump.
Dates: ca. 1900
Identifier: MSC 0357
Scope and Contents Elkmont Baptist Church (Tenn) record book, January 16, 1910 (Church’s formation) -November 8, 1936. 1 vol. (some loose pages, sheet #205-06 is missing, and there are some inserted loose papers). Pp. 100-111 contain Names of Members and Date Joined. Some additional records are found at the back of the volume, pp. 381-394.
Ellis Family Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Tennessee. In memory of Scott Ellis. Compiled by Ken Ellis. (2013?).
Scope and Contents Ellis Family Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Tennessee. In memory of Scott Ellis. Compiled by Ken Ellis. (2013?).
Scope and Contents G. A. R. reunion speech at Jones Coves, Sevier County, Tenn. Ca. 1900. Unsigned. AD 4 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions the Highlands of Sevier County have always been loyal to the Union, mentions number of Civil War soldiers and battles in Tenn.
Dates: ca, 1900
Identifier: SPC 2014.018
Scope and Contents Gem sized tintype of Silas Whaley, Sevier County, Tenn. 1885-1901. 3/4” x 1” In small cut matte with pencil label. Seller identifies Silas as the son of John B. and Olive Theodocia (Bradley) Whaley. 1 tintype in matte.
‘Genealogy of the Shults Family, Emert’s Cove, Sevier County, Tenn. By [Nora Shults Proffitt?] Gift of Margaret Montgomery.
Scope and Contents ‘Genealogy of the Shults Family, Emert’s Cove, Sevier County, Tenn.’ By [Nora Shults Proffitt?/ Mrs. Creed B. Proffitt] . 5 pp. TS. + one envelope with stamp from Mrs. Creed B. Proffitt, Cosby, Tenn. to Mrs. Walter L. Montgomery, Knoxville, Tenn., postmarked Nov. 12, 1953.
Identifier: SPC 2011.012
Scope and Contents 1. SPC 2011.012.001: Believed to be Elijah Henderson and wife (2) in Sevier County, Tenn. On porch. holding Civil War bugle. 2. SPC 2011.012.002: Sally Pickle Henderson with spinning wheel on porch with young neighbor Lura Jane Swan. Taken at the Wears Valley home of the Hendersons. 1897. Knaffl Photo, “The First Lesson.” Oversize copy print with taped ID on back.
Dates: ca. 1890s
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,...
Identifier: PC 0068
Identifier: MSC 0811
Scope and Contents The Ina Wear Roberts Collection includes the genealogical research and correspondence of Ina Wear Roberts (Mrs. Carl Roberts) of Sevierville, Tenn. The collection focuses on the Wear family of Sevier County and related families. Also, some files on Sevier County subjects. Includes extensive correspondence with co-author of the book, Descendants of East Tennessee Pioneers, Olga Edwards, 1960-1987. A copy of the second edition of Descendants of East Tennessee Pioneers is in folder 66.
J. R. Rauhuff’s scrapbook of Sevier County, Tenn., obituaries and marriages. Ca. 1901-1908. (scrapbooks)
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of Sevier County, Tenn. (especially Harrisburg community) obituaries and marriages, ca. 1901-ca. 1908. Kept by J. R. Rauhuff, Harrisburg, Tenn. PHOTOCOPY.
Dates: circa 1901-1908
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...
Identifier: MSC 0303
Scope and Contents Family papers of Jesse Brown (1776-1847) of Washington County, Va., and Carter County, Tenn., and descendants, especially Jesse Brown's son Elijah Brown (1817-1891) of Blount County, Tenn., as well as his family and descendants. The gift includes four Bibles, three having family records (Jesse Brown, Enoch Dexter Brown, and W. R. Hood-S. A. Rule). The collection includes a handmade record book on Jesse Brown's family, as well as land transaction documents regarding tracts in the following...
John H. Reagan Scrapbook. Compiled by B. R. Strong in 1900 on the occasion of his visit to East Tennessee.
Identifier: PAS 0091
Scope and Contents John H. Reagan Scrapbook. Compiled by B. R. Strong in 1900 on the occasion of his visit to East Tennessee.
Scope and Contents Civil War diaries (2) of John N. Trotter, Sevier County, Tenn. 1864-1865. ( Photocopies)
Identifier: MSC 0608
Identifier: MSC 0354
Scope and Contents Collection contains research on Sevier County, Tenn., families and subjects. Includes: articles written by Joseph (Joe) A. Sharp, Sevier County Historian, including his notes, research and correspondence with other researchers; newspapers and clippings; photographs; eleven Sevier County Chancery Court cases (saved from destruction by Joe Sharp in August 1951). The collection is divided into four sections: genealogy; subjects; newspapers; Chancery Court cases.
Identifier: MSC 0763
Scope and Contents Research on McFall, Schultz, and allied families done by Mrs. Myrtle Juanita McFall Malone (1926-1998). Most of the research is on the McFall(s) family; other surnames include: Emert(s), Malone, Noland, Shults/Shultz/Schults/Schultz, and Walker. Research is centered on the Wears Valley, Walker Valley, Emerts Cove, and Little Greenbrier areas of Sevier County, Tenn.
Judge C. C. Clay receipt, 1818; Barshaba Smith III letter, 1854; H. M. Carr note, 1867; Stover vs. Hammer replevin warrant, 1873; E. P. Gaines letter, 1899; 1928 sympathy acknowledgement from Tyson family.
Scope and Contents 1818 receipt to John & Jos. H. Hodge from Judge C.C. Clay. 1854 letter from Barshaba Smith III to I.L. Etter re: selling sand. 1867 note to Mrs. Martha Poindexter, Quarryville, Hawkins County, Tenn., from H.M. Carr re: claims (fragment). 1873 replevin warrant, Ellis Stover vs. Melville Hammer, Sevier County, Tenn. 1899 letter from E.P. Gaines, Washington, DC, to Sue L. Clotworthy re: father’s sword (+ env. with stamp cut away). 1928 sympathy acknowledgement from the family of General Tyson...
Identifier: Ephemera 1999.001
Scope and Contents Program from the state historical marker for Lewis C. Buckner + sheet of information. Sevier County, Tenn. June 17, 1999. 2 pcs.
Identifier: PAS 0072
Scope and Contents Broadside for the sale of A. J. McCallie’s Sevier County, Tenn., farm, 1891; photograph album of McCallie Home, Sevier County, Tenn. 12 photographs; copy photographs of home of Andrew J. McCallie (+ original photograph), hen house, cistern, Joseph M. McCallie and niece; Sevier County schoolhouses - Middle Creek class and McCroskey School; Andrew Jackson McCallie and Harriet Theodocia Adeline Cunningham McCallie at their house on Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.; sisters of J.M. McCallie; sons...
Scope and Contents Bill of Complaint to Judge O. P. Temple, Jacob Widner, John R. Beak, J. A. Pickens, and S. W. Randles of Sevier County and W. F. Nichols of Jefferson County vs Isaac McMahan and W. Y. Henderson, administrators of the estate of Samuel McMahan decd, both citizens of Sevier County, suit against sureties for Sevier County Sheriff James M. McCroskey  [4 pp., incomplete document]. Deed from Mrs. Jama Franklin (Mrs. William A.), Irene Sharp and Ruth Sharp (both unmarried) to Cleo Burchfiel,...
Scope and Contents The McMahan Clan of Jones Cove, Sevier County (Tenn.) 1857 state land grant, concerning land settlement dispute between the heirs of Archibald W. McMahan, decd. and his brother, William decd., (both mentioned) filed by brother Robert L. McMahan, beginning in 1864 (death of Wm.) To Judge O.P. Temple Chancellor Presiding at Sevierville, from Hon. G. W. Pickle of Sevier and Cocke Co. Robt. McMahan vs. Rebecca McMahan, Sept. 4, 1871,1864 thru 1871 (period of contest) handwritten by...
Dates: 1864 - 1871
Scope and Contents Tenn., Sevier Co. 1857 State Land Grant doc., printed. To Redmon N. McMahan, 320 acres in Jones Cove. Signed Gov. Isham G. Harris and Sec.J.R.Ray, A.B.SmaIl. This land was surveyed on May 1, 1861, just a few weeks before Tenn. was led to seceed from the Union by Gov. Harris. Good early signature of Harris. Doc. waterstained at Harris sig., affecting "Isharn' but still legible. State seal affixed.
Identifier: MSC 0534
Scope and Contents The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg