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Blount County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

A. G. Bogle journal, 1842-1858.

Identifier: MM.1990.004 a&b&c
Scope and Contents Journal of Albert Gallatin Bogle (1817-1858), Blount County, Tenn., covering the years 1842-1858. Brief daily entries re: work, farm, church attendance, weather, purchases & bills, family & neighbors, burials, etc. Include November 18, 1843, agreement between Richard Kezia and Hugh Bogle re: the hiring out of Duncan Kezia. MM-1990-004 a: original journal (use photocopies for research and copying). MM-1990-004 b: photocopy of years 1842-1856. MM-1990-004 c: photocopy of years...
Dates: 1842-1858

A. J. Kyker Account Book.

Identifier: MSC 0401
Scope and Contents

Farm and store account book for A. J. Kyker, Mint, Tenn., Blount County. Farm, store, and mill accounts ca. 1918-1928. Contains entries for mill, sawmill, mules, livestock. Also one 1819 manuscript page of accounts labeled “Dandridge”

Dates: 1819; 1918-1928

Account Book for General Store, possibly Blount County, Tenn. 1925-1929.

Identifier: MSC 0446
Scope and Contents Tenn., Blount Co.(?) General Store ledger, June 1925 thru March 1930. Positive name and location not stated in book, but quick search shows that most of these folks were Blount Co., Greenback, Loudon, Sweetwater residents. Some names are: Lebow, Henman, Sing, Taylor, Callahan, Goodin, Brackett, Grigsby, Singleton, Ballard, Foster, Tipton, Bert Allen, Stipes, Tucker, Neely, Swaggerty, Bell, Williams, McClure, Doc Duncan, McInturf, Malcolm, Henry, Goins, House, Hitch, and a host of others,...
Dates: 1925-1929

Aileen Seilaz Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0163
Scope and Contents Aileen Seilaz (1901-1983) worked in Hollywood, California as a story analyst for Universal International Studios in the 1920s. The collection includes some material from motion picture industry of that time. There are also some examples of illustrations from Aileen’s sister Louise Seilaz (1903-1983). Victor Seilaz was a Knoxville businessman who was associated with the Seilaz Cafe, the Colonial Hotel, and the Star Laundry Company. Genealogical material on the Seilaz family; Gourley family;...
Dates: 1808-1928

Bert Garner letters; biography of Bert Garner by H. C. Brinegar.

Identifier: MM.2014.017
Scope and Contents

Letters are all in Bert Garner’s hand, written from Paradise, Maryville, Tenn., undated or various dates, 1952, 1963, 1967, 1969. All letters to Lloyd Shue, Walland, Tenn.

Dates: 1952-1969

Blount County photographs

Identifier: SPC 2023.002
Scope and Contents a) Black-and-white photograph of fire fighters, two trucks, and a dalmation in front of a building with sign "AFD No. 1" Identifications below photo: David Riddick, Clifford Freeman, Gene Thomas, E. D. [Epheriam Dethro] Chambers, Henry Malone, Clarence Story, Jerry Hooper, Earl Daffron. 1966. Unframed by McClung archivist.b) Unidentified black-and-white photograph of men standing on railing mounted on the exterior of the building in front of the second and third story windows....
Dates: unknown

Blount County Public Library, various

Identifier: Ephemera - Organizations - Blount County Public Library
Scope and Contents

Ephemera from Blount County Public Library in Blount County, Tenn.

Dates: various

Blount County, Tenn. County Court Minutes, September 1795-October 1818. Typescript. And “List of Wills of Blount County, Tennessee.” (“Parham Collection”)

Identifier: MSC 0638
Scope and Contents

County Court Minutes for Blount County, Tenn. September 1795-October 1818. (No 1812, no 1813). Indexed. Typescript. (Fragile). Also: List of Wills of Blount County, Tennessee. Compiled from the Will E. Parham Collection, 1953. 18 pp. TS

Dates: 1795-1818

Blount County Tenn. Land Grant and Deeds.

Identifier: QMM.2019.001
Scope and Contents Blount County Tenn. Land Grant #2529 to John Rider for 200 acres in 1812 signed by Willie Blount and survey #344 for this property (attached) dated 8 July 1807. Survey for 6 acres dated 16 July 1816 adjacent to 200 acre tract. Blount County Tenn. Deed for sale of tract 132 acres on Bakers Creek dated 6 December 1828 and original cover for the folded document. Receipt for registration of this deed dated 7 June 1831 signed by Jac. F. Foute. Settlement with heirs of Eli Johnson dated 29...
Dates: 1808; 1812; 1816; 1828; 1831; 1884

C. A. and Emeline Gregory deed to H. W. Myres for land in Blount County, Tenn. February 1892.

Identifier: MM.2002.008
Scope and Contents

C. A. and Emeline Gregory deed to H. W. Myres for land in Blount County, Tenn. February 1892. 400 acres in Blount County, 16th District, Cades Cove on the waters of Abrams Creek. ADS with witness statement from Ben Cunningham Clerk, and A. W. Shields’ examination of Emeline Gregory re: her acceptance of deed. 1 document (torn in 2 pcs.) with A. W. Shields’ statement glued to back.

Dates: 1892

Capt. Oliver P. McCammon Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0654
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Captain Oliver Pinkney McCammon (O.P.M.) (1840-1897) of the 3rd East Tennessee Cavalry, Company L, also relating to the explosion of The Sultana and campaigns in Tennessee. Over 120 items, mostly correspondence between Captain Pinkney (1840-1897, Blount Co. Tenn.) and his future wife, A. E. McCall of Blount Co., during the war years of 1861-1865. Letters between Captain Pinkney and his father, the men in his regiment, and others. Also, McCammon's discussion of military...
Dates: 1861-1865

Cedar Grove Baptist Church records (Blount County, Tenn.). (photocopy)

Identifier: MSC 0047
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of records of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Includes History of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 1835-1960 by Minnis Bohanan and Della Tittsworth. 31 pp. + Church minutes 1890-1930, 1941-1962. Records include lists of members and obituaries of members.

Dates: 1835-1962

Chumlea (Mary Jane Mize Chumlea photograph album). (photographs)

Identifier: PAS 0005
Scope and Contents

Photograph album of Mary Jane Mize Chumlea (born Oct. 10, 1854 in Georgia), second wife of William Claiborne Chumlea (born Aug. 31, 1845 in Knox Co., Tenn. He was a lawyer in Blount Co., Tenn. for 50 years after the Civil War). Album was probably started after their marriage in 1880. Contains 48 photographs, many identified. Album is in poor condition with loose pages and hinge missing from cover. Most photographs are of Chumlea family members or relatives.

Dates: 1880-1900

Coppock Account Books

Identifier: MM.2022.008
Scope and Contents

Two account books of Benjamin Coppock: 1) School Account Book for Maryville, Tenn. September 1877-August 1879. Lists pupil names. Cover separated from pages. 2) Family Account Book of B.S. and J.G. Coppock January 1878-August 1879. Also includes a postcard of "View from Main Street, showing Court House in front, College Buildings in rear, Maryville, Tenn." Postmarked January 6, 1911 from Jacksonville, Fla. To Mrs. B.S. Coppock, 1425 Bank St., So. Pasadena, Cal.

Dates: 1877 - 1879

Deeds and legal papers, Cocke and nearby counties, Tennessee Mining and Mfg. Co., General Oil Gas Corp.

Identifier: MM.2013.013
Scope and Contents Materials include: Map – Showing the Property of Tennessee Mining & Mfg. Co. – Knox, Anderson, Morgan, Scott, Campbell Counties. Deeds – for properties in Cocke, Washington, Blount Counties, Town of Newport. Legal papers – for businesses, property, etc. in : North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee (General Oil Gas Corporation) – interests held in businesses by the family. News clippings – Old Blount Buildings”, “1921 Construction Crew” –Maryville, Tenn., 1965. Photograph: Pigeon River, taken...
Dates: 20th century

Douthit land grants and deeds. Gift of Earl Alexander.

Identifier: QMM.2018.007
Scope and Contents 1. Land grant no. 288 to Samuel Douthitt 248.75 access in Blount County figured by John Sevier and R. Houston, 4 Oct 1808. ADS 1 pc. 2. Land grant no. 13024 to Samuel Douthitt 100 acres in Blount Co — signed by William Carroll and David Graham, 3 Aug 1826. ADS 1 pc. 3. Land grant no. 3804 to Isaac Douthitt 120 acres of land in Blount County signed by N. Brown and James S. Bridges, 12 Feb 1848. DS 1 pc. 4. "Exhibit A" Will of William Rockhold of Sullivan County. 7 January 1856 prov. 8 Jan...
Dates: 1808-1884

Ed Rowan Research. The Rowan and Berry Families of Blount County. Ed Rowan. (genealogy).

Identifier: MM.2014.011
Scope and Contents

Files of documented research on Samuel Rowan (1770-1830); Jane Cowan Rowan, Sr. (1782-1849/50); James Harvey Rowan (1803-1879); Samuel Preston Rowan (1838-1907); Margaret Berry Rowan (1800-1848); Margaret Adeline Tennessee Rowan (1842-1897); Jane Cowan Rowan, Jr. (1812-1873); George Berry (1756-1829); Elizabeth “Betsy” Lowery Berry (1764-1836) + DVD of documentation for the written essays

Dates: 2000-2014

Elijoy (Ellejoy) Baptist Church Minutes (Photocopies).

Identifier: MSC 0678
Scope and Contents

Elijoy (Ellejoy) Baptist Church Minutes, 1818-1878 (Photocopies of photostats bound into a book in the library collection) Transcribed by Betty Davis.

Dates: 1818-1878

Four generations, Blount County, Tenn.

Identifier: SPC 2013.002
Scope and Contents

SPC 2013.002 Four generations, three ways. Typed ID on back. Includes Vinson, Bond, Tipton, Kidd, and Hicks family members. Photograph belonged to W. E. Parham. All subjects alive and in Blount County, Tenn, February 3, 1896. About 7.5 x 7.75” sepia, 1 pc.

Dates: 1896

Friendsville Academy Grade Report

Identifier: Ephemera 2021.019
Scope and Contents

Friendsville Academy grade report for Lizzie Harvey, dated October 26, 1888. Z.H. Dixon, principal.

Dates: 1888

Isaiah Walker journal. [Blount County, Tenn.,]. Ca. 1790s-1870s. (photocopy)

Identifier: MM.2004.013
Scope and Contents

Isaiah Walker journal. [Blount County, Tenn., Jackson County, Ala., etc.]. Ca. 1790s-1870s. (photocopy) Includes Walker family records (births, marriages, deaths) and other family records; 1790s records re: sheriffs of Wythe & Montgomery Counties; 1817 journal entry re: South West Point and the Cherokee Nation; business account information, etc.

Dates: 1790-1870

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

Lewis Jones (Blount County) Documents

Identifier: MM.2020.002
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous documents related to Lewis Jones of Blount County (Tenn.) including deeds, documents of his standing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, receipt, James P Pearman and Matilda Linkliter (?) marriage license (1829)

Dates: 1803 - 1901

Maryville College notecards

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.127
Scope and Contents 1) Inside message cut out. Front: black & white drawing of Willard House Back: “THE BUILDINGS OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE #2; Maryville, Tennessee; Willard House, built 1890 to be the home of the president of the College, currently houses the alumni and development offices. G. David Campbell, Artist”2) Inside message “May you experience peace & joy this Christmas” signed Gerald & Rachel Gibson Front: black & white drawing of Fayerweather Hall Inside: “Built in...
Dates: unknown

Max Bell Webb Photograph Album.

Identifier: PAS 0169
Scope and Contents Max Bell Webb (Malone, New York) was employed as a draftsman by Alcoa and lived in Tenn. 1910-1917. He married Ruth Wilmarth in 1912. The couple lived in Tenn. The album includes meticulously labeled photographs of Alcoa workers and mountain scenes. The photographs are black-and-white of various sizes from 1.5 x 2.5 inches to 6.5 x 4.5 inches. The album probably documents life in Calderwood, the first base camp established by Alcoa in 1910 north of Maryville in Blount County. The community...
Dates: 1910 - 1917

Montvale Springs. (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera Collection 029
Scope and Contents

Card listing boarding rates for Montvale Springs, Blount County, Tenn., for the 1880 season; ticket for Knoxville Driving Park Association, no date.

Dates: 1880

Mrs. A. A. Wilson letter to Miss Cox, [18]38.

Identifier: MM.1994.002
Scope and Contents

Letter from Mrs. A. A. Wilson, Mt. Nebo, to Miss Cox. Dated July 10, [18]88. Re: cost and details of renting a room.

Dates: 1888

New Providence [Presbyterian] Church Treasurer’s Books, May 1, 1881-December 31, 1892. 3 volumes. [Maryville, Blount County, Tenn.].

Identifier: MM.1998.035 a-c
Scope and Contents

New Providence [Presbyterian] Church Treasurer’s Books, May 1, 1881-December 31, 1892. 3 volumes. [Maryville, Blount County, Tenn.]. Gift of W. A. McTeer.

Dates: 1881-1892

Newberry Monthly Meeting of Friends, Friendsville, Blount County, Tenn., Men’s Minutes, 1808-1848, 1871-1874; Women’s Minutes, 1856-1873. Transcriptions.

Identifier: MM.1997.134 a-c
Scope and Contents

Newberry Monthly Meeting of Friends, Friendsville, Blount County, Tenn. MM.1997.134 a: Men’s Minutes, 1808-1848. Typed transcription including index. 146 pp. MM.1997.134 b: Men’s Minutes,1871-1874. Typed transcription including index 50 pp. MM.1997.134 c: Women’s Minutes, 1856-1873. Typed transcription including index 73 pp. Name of church later changed to Friendsville Monthly Meeting of Friends.

Dates: 1808-1873