Jefferson County (Tenn.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
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
Identifier: MSC 0648
Scope and Contents The Burchfiel Family Papers (1893-1916), includes financial and legal documents of the Burchfiel family of Jefferson County, Tennessee. The collection includes: receipts, promissory notes, and a land deed of W. M. Burchfiel (died May 1903), his wife Ellen Burchfiel, his father Milas W. Burchfiel, and son Thomas Burchfiel; documentation pertaining to a legal case filed by J. E. Fox and Company against Ellen Burchfiel et al. in February 1905 for payment of debts claimed to be due to him from W....
Civil War photographs (tintypes) of Tenn. soldiers, possibly Martin or Rimmer families from Jefferson County, Tenn.
Identifier: Artifact 2011.002
Scope and Contents Pair of Union Civil War tintypes (tinted) housed in a octagonal gutta percha case. Subjects are brothers from Jefferson County, Tenn from the Martin or Rimmer family. Case measures 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Condition: Overall very good condition.
Dates: 1861 - 1865
Identifier: MSC 0578
East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company bearer bonds, January 1, 1854. (One $500.00 bond; two $1.000.00 bonds).
Identifier: Q Ephemera 1999.001
Scope and Contents January 1, 1854 bearer bond for the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company. (One $500.00 bond; two $1.000.00 bonds). Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tenn. Bank of America, NY, NY. 18x22” 1 pc. Fragile; some tears. Three bonds.
Identifier: MSC 0239
Scope and Contents F.W. Taylor family papers, including: estate settlement papers of L. D. Franklin (n.d., 1841-1878); Graham family papers; Miller and Taylor family history; cabinet card of David Crockett; Treaty of Dumplin Creek program; Marshall J. Hughes patent papers, 1886; land grants and deeds, mostly in Grainger, Cocke, and Jefferson Counties, Tenn, n.d., 1795-1854 (some signed by William Carroll, Jos. McMinn, and President Franklin Pierce). Photocopies of land records are in folder 38; the donor kept the...
Identifier: MSC 0186
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Jefferson County, Tenn., deeds, letters, documents, etc. 1800-1868. Collection includes two items re: sale of slaves (Sept. 9, 1820 and Jan. 1834); letter from Elijah Embree (Jan. 30, 1843(?)); Civil War claim of Nancy Rayl for horse taken by Captain Armstrong, 9th Tennessee Cavalry; letter from D. A. Deaderick (July 26, 1868) ; among the names and subjects found in the collection are: Martha Inman, Shadrack Inman, Ezekiel Inman, Joseph Hamilton, John Roper, Joseph Roper, Francis...
Identifier: MSC 0569
Scope and Contents J. H. Gass Store records from Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tenn. The earliest part of the building was constructed in 1823, and was operated by the Gass family as a general store from 1896-1983. The store closed in 1983, and the owners simply locked the doors and left all of the stock, fixtures, and other items in the building. The stock was sold over an 18 month period and sent all over the world through eBay. The original store records were retained and represent the total records of the...
Scope and Contents Typed transcriptions of letters between Helm family members, Jefferson County, Tenn. No date, 1821-1859. Mention family matters, health, etc.
Dates: 1821-1859; undated
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...
Scope and Contents Letter from James S. Meek, Caldwell County, Ky, (postmarked Princeton, Ky.), to Lemuel McBee, Newmarket (New Market), Jefferson County, Tenn. May 29, 1835. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Family news, growing and selling tobacco, U. S. Bank and bank charter, Judge White is the peoples’ candidate, caucus of nine members of Congress and David Crockett, the great coonkiller of the west, politics, let me know the price of Negroes there, wish to buy one or two negroes,
Scope and Contents Jefferson County (Tenn.) Civil War Sesquicentennial Event 2012 1 folder with newspaper clippings and CD .
Jefferson County, Tenn. Deeds and land grants. A series of 10 documents relating to a tract of land passing through the Gordon and Formwalt families.
Scope and Contents 110. The following land grant group consists of 10 documents from the George Gordon soldier’s grant in Jefferson County. A. Territory South of River Ohio, 1792. Green Co., survey for Geo. Gordon war land grant. Hand drawn plot, handwritten doc., signed by Hart? Armstrong, surveyor and John Shield. Sep. at fold. B. Tenn., Jeff. Co. 1794, Orig. N.C. Land Grant to Geo. Gordon, (see above) soldiers land grant, orig. in Greene Co., surveyed by Martin Armstrong. Signed by N. C. Gov. Richard Dobbs...
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Jefferson County, Tenn., records, ca. 1830s-1840s. 5 pcs. 1. 183_ marriage bond, George Routh and Catharine Rankin. 2. 1829 marriage license, Russell Birdwell to Louisa B. Rodgers (fragment). 3. 1841 stud horse(?) license issued to Alexander E. Smith. Cocke County. 4. 1841 note to Col. Jos. Hamilton. 5. 18th District report- list of persons whose children are entitled to the school fund. No date.
Scope and Contents Tenn., Jefferson County, White Pine. 1870s thru 1880s road tax recpts. Some completely handwritten. For Robt. Livingston. 11 pieces. Various sigs. incl. J. H. Nichols, R. E. Newman, J. S. Bowman, E. J. Riggs.
Dates: 1877 - 1887
Scope and Contents September 10, 1793 deed between Jesse Baldwin, Jefferson County, Territory of the U. S. South of the River Ohio, and Edward Routh. ADS 1 pc.
Scope and Contents June 18, 1850 letter from Joseph Routh , Dandridge, to Jacob Routh (“Brother Jacob.”). ALS 3 pp. + P.S. (1 pc.) Re: land in Denton County for sale by Jefferson Underwood; Sylvans Howell in Memphis; bad weather for farming; local election for colonel and esquire, Samuel E. Gass and William Bradford; local weddings.
Scope and Contents Livingston Family Letters, 1873-1895, Jefferson County, Tenn.
Dates: 1873 - 1895
Manuscript land survey for Stephen Wells, ten acres in Jefferson County, Tenn., based on an 1809 entry to James Hewett.
Scope and Contents Manuscript land survey for Stephen Wells, ten acres in Jefferson County, Tenn., based on an 1809 entry to James Hewett.
Identifier: MM.nd.049 a&b&c&d&e
Scope and Contents These Nance family papers were found in an old house owned by Mary Deaderick Duncan and were presented to Pollyanna Creekmore, McClung Historical Collection. MM.nd.049a: No date: receipts, accounts of John Nance, Henry County, Va. MM.nd.049b: 1756-1799: receipts, accounts, 1777 oath of allegiance of John Nance, Henry County, Va. MM.nd.049c: 1800-1819: Receipts, accounts, 1816 estate papers of John Nance, Jefferson County, Tenn. MM.nd.049d: 1820-1829: Receipts, etc. for John Nance. MM.nd.049e:...
Identifier: MSC 0236
Scope and Contents Papers of Robert Houston of Knox County, Tenn,. Ca. 1793-1878. Includes: 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796 appointments of Robert Houston as Knox County Sheriff, signed by William Blount; pardon for Thomas Nelson, 17--; 1803 John Sevier and Robert Houston account; Stokely Donelson land sale certificate signed by F.A. Ramsey, 1800; Receipt from Andrew Jackson, 1803; note from William Blount, 1793; re: subscription to Knoxville Library, 1795; re: cessions of lands from the Indians, 1819; survey of Indian...
Scope and Contents Certificate from the Sons of Temperance (with seal of Tennessee Grand Division at bottom of document) issued to Samuel L. Alexander, Dumplin Creek Division, Jefferson County, Tenn. Certificate issued August 1, 1853. DS 1 pc.
Identifier: MSC 0280
Scope and Contents Savage Zinc Mine records, Jefferson County, Tenn. Includes business papers, photographs, zinc ore samples, 3 rolled maps. Mine closed in late 1996.
Identifier: SPC 2011.022
Scope and Contents Civil War tin type in Daguerreo style Union Case embossed with the eagle and U.S. flag. Lt. S. M, Mort is in uniform, seated, holding a sword. The buttons and bars on the uniform are highlighted in gold. The sash is highlighted in purple. His obituary is folded and in the case. He died July 15, 1869. The obituary includes tributes from men who served with him in the Union army. Mort was a member of the well-known family of potters in Jefferson County, Tenn..
Scope and Contents Territory South of Ohio documents: 1. 1795 bail bond, John Lyon, James Horralson. Signed by Sheriff Robert Houston. ADS 1 p. 2. 1795 summons to Robert Davis, Jefferson County, Tenn. Signed by Charles McClung. ADS 1 p. 3. 1795 document to Sheriff of Knox County re: writ. Signed by Charles McClung. ADS 1 p. 1807 writ, James Owen vs. Thomas Jones, Cocke County, Tenn. Signed by Francis A. Ramsey. ADS 1 p.
Identifier: MSC 0903
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1936-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated a collection of Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a series of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and...
Identifier: MSC 0346
Scope and Contents Thomas Edward Roach (1937-1985) was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society and an avid genealogist. He restored two structures on the National Register of Historic Places and donated Shields family papers to the library. He wrote a number of local history articles published in the Grainger County News and the Jefferson Standard. These pieces and other writings were collected in “Gleanings from a Scrapbook” (1983). Tom started a periodical “East Tennessee Roots” and published a number...
Three family bibles (Will. C. Peck 1891) (P M. Senter 1815) (Reuben Grove 1830) (John and Martha Peck gift)
Identifier: FB 0044
Scope and Contents Three family bibles (Will. C. Peck 1891) (P M. Senter 1815) (Reuben Grove 1830) George H. Grove group portrait photograph and hand-tinted ambrotype in frame. Old tablecloth and 3 blocks of wood from Adam Peck’s mill at Mossy Creek.