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Sevier County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes Bowers Jenkins genealogical research.

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.
Dates: 1980s-1990s

American Hereford Association Certificate, Tim McMahon, Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.005
Scope and Contents American Hereford Association Certificate, Tim McMahon, Boyds Creek, Sevier County, Tenn.
Dates: undated

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

Boyd’s Creek Families (Sevier County, Tenn.) by Morton Rose, Jr. (genealogy)

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...
Dates: 1980-2005

Cannon Family Papers.

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...
Dates: 1806-1888

Christian H. Stump and wife (Mary Ann Carmon Stump) of Sevier County [2 crayon art portraits].

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

Elkmont Baptist Church record book, 1910-1936.

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.
Dates: 1910-1936

Ellis Family Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Tennessee. In memory of Scott Ellis. Compiled by Ken Ellis. (2013?).

Identifier: MM.2016.016
Scope and Contents Ellis Family Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Tennessee. In memory of Scott Ellis. Compiled by Ken Ellis. (2013?).
Dates: 2016

G. A. R. reunion speech, Jones Cove, Sevier County, Tenn. Ca. 1900.

Identifier: MM.2002.003
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

Gem sized tintype of Silas Whaley

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.
Dates: 1880s

‘Genealogy of the Shults Family, Emert’s Cove, Sevier County, Tenn. By [Nora Shults Proffitt?] Gift of Margaret Montgomery.

Identifier: MM.2004.017
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.
Dates: 1953

Henderson Photographs (Gift of F. Robert Henderson)

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

Henry Papers, 1791-1855.

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

Hobert Reagan Photograph Collection

Identifier: PC 0068
Scope and Contents b&w negatives from the 1920s-1950s; mostly taken in Sevier County in the Dupont community and in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Dates: 1920-1955

Ina Wear Roberts Collection (genealogy).

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.
Dates: 1960-1987

J. R. Rauhuff’s scrapbook of Sevier County, Tenn., obituaries and marriages. Ca. 1901-1908. (scrapbooks)

Identifier: MM.1997.022
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

Jacob Peck’s Notes.

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

Jesse Brown (1776-1847) Family Papers.

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...
Dates: 1803-1952

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.
Dates: 1900

John N. Trotter Civil War diaries. Sevier County,  Tenn. 1864-1865. (Photocopies)

Identifier: MM.1978.004
Scope and Contents Civil War diaries (2) of John N. Trotter, Sevier County, Tenn. 1864-1865. ( Photocopies)
Dates: 1864-1865

John R. Whaley Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0608
Scope and Contents Whaley and allied family research, Sevier County, families + books from John R. Whaley, Jr.
Dates: 1973-2010

Joseph A. Sharp Collection (Sevier County, Tenn.) (genealogy).

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.
Dates: 1950-1971

Juanita McFall Malone Collection. Research on McFall, Schultz, and allied families. (genealogy).

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.
Dates: 1970-1998

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.

Identifier: MM.1979.030
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...
Dates: 1818-1928

Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Company

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.211
Scope and Contents Ephemera 2019.211a “Descriptive of the lands of The Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Co. of Morristown, Tenn., U.S.A.” Circular for investors describing the lands of Cocke and Severe [sic] (Sevier) Counties, Tennessee. Map on reverse. The Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Company was located in Room 13, P.O. Building, Dayton, Ohio.

Ephemera 2019.211b Prospectus of The Land, Timber, Iron and Marble Development Company of Morristown, Tenn.
Dates: 1890s

Lewis Buckner historical marker dedication. Sevier County, Tenn. June 17, 1999. (ephemera)

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.
Dates: 1999

McCallie Photographs (Sevier County, Tenn.).

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...
Dates: 1879-1907

McMahan and Sharp deeds and legal documents, Sevier County, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2017.009
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 [1872] [4 pp., incomplete document]. Deed from Mrs. Jama Franklin (Mrs. William A.), Irene Sharp and Ruth Sharp (both unmarried) to Cleo Burchfiel,...
Dates: 1911-1925

McMahan Land Dispute Settlement

Identifier: MM.2020.018
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

McMahan Land Grant

Identifier: QMM.2020.001
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.
Dates: 1857