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Cheek’s Cross Roads

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cheek’s Cross Roads (Tenn.) Ledger

Identifier: MSC 0958
Scope and Contents 1) Cheek’s Cross Road leatherbound ledger. Located in what is now Hamblen County, TN, Cheeks Cross Roads was acquired by Jesse Cheek as part of a Hawkins County, TN land grant in 1789 along the intersection of Stage Road coming from Abingdon, VA and Kentucky Road between Kentucky and the Carolinas. He built a general merchandise store in about 1795 that was later expanded to add stock pens for cattle hogs, mules, and horses. The store and all 200 acres of the Cheeks Roads property were...
Dates: 1802 - 1807; 2001

Ledgers (likely Cheek’s Cross Roads)

Identifier: MSC 0970
Scope and Contents Seven (7) ledgers likely pertaining to Cheek's Cross Roads, Tennessee, or an earlier store, ranging in date from 1779-1877, including one (1) dated circa 1779-1784, beginning with Alexander Bean and ending with Samuel Crawford; one (1) dated circa 1819, beginning with John MacFarlane and ending with Dr. William Kear, with entries for members of the Graham family, including William Graham (see Lot 638); one (1) dated circa 1845-1846, beginning with Israel Cole and ending with William and...
Dates: 1779 - 1877

Robert L. and Willie K. Gaut Collection--Cockreham Manuscripts.

Identifier: MSC 0067
Scope and Contents

Hawkins Co., Tenn. papers of the Cockreham and Horner families. Includes account books, ledgers receipts, estate settlement documents, etc. Ca. 1820s-1870s, 1903. Also included: Cheek’s X Roads (Cross Roads) day book, 1826-1827; stallion license, 1841; Hawkins Co., Tenn. warrants, bills of cost, 1841-1845; five leather cases (wallets).

Dates: 1820-1880; 1903