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Jefferson County (Tenn.) 

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Kyker Account Book.

 Collection
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

Burchfiel Family Papers.

 Collection
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....
Dates: 1893-1916

Civil War photographs (tintypes) of Tenn. soldiers, possibly Martin or Rimmer families from Jefferson County, Tenn. (artifacts)

 Collection
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

Dumplin Creek Account Book, 1855-1862.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0578
Scope and Contents Dumplin Creek Account Book, 1855-1862. Photocopy of original Mss book in the Jefferson County Archives, Dandridge, Tenn.
Dates: 1855-1862

East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad Company bearer bonds, January 1, 1854. (One $500.00 bond; two $1.000.00 bonds).

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1854

F. W. Taylor Family Papers.

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1841-1878

Frank Walter Taylor Collection (1800-1868).

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1800-1868

Gass Store Collection (Dandridge, Tenn.).

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1896-1983

Helm family letters, 1821-1859. Jefferson County, Tenn. (Transcriptions)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1979.020
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

Jacob Peck’s Notes.

 Collection
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

James S. Meek letter to Lemuel McBee, May 29, 1835.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2018.004
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,
Dates: 1835

Jefferson County (Tenn.) Civil War Sesquicentennial Event 2012.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2015.016
Scope and Contents Jefferson County (Tenn.) Civil War Sesquicentennial Event 2012 1 folder with newspaper clippings and CD .
Dates: 2012

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.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2011.002
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...
Dates: 1792-1860

Jefferson County, Tenn., land grants, 1792-1806.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1994.004
Scope and Contents Jefferson County, Tenn., land grants, 1792-1806. March 1807 copy of grants in one volume (see page 209). Index for names beginning with A-F on pages 210-211.
Dates: 1792-1806

Jefferson County, Tenn., records, ca. 1830s-1840s.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.036
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.
Dates: 1829-1841

Jefferson County, Tenn. Road tax receipts, 1877-1887.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2011.037
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

Jesse Baldwin deed, Jefferson County, Territory South of the River Ohio, 1793.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1981.033
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.
Dates: 1793

Joseph Routh letter to Jacob Routh, June 18, 1850. Dandridge, Tenn.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.068
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.
Dates: 1850

Livingston Family Letters, 1873-1895 (Jefferson County, Tenn.).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2010.008
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.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2010.020
Scope and Contents Manuscript land survey for Stephen Wells, ten acres in Jefferson County, Tenn., based on an 1809 entry to James Hewett.
Dates: 1809

Nance Family Papers. 1756-1847. (Gift of Mary Deaderick Duncan)

 Collection
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:...
Dates: 1756-1847

New Market Store Ledger, 1856-1857.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2010.021
Scope and Contents New Market Store Ledger, May 6, 1856-October 31, .1857. Possibly from the store Gen. William Brazelton (1792-1877) and his partner William Moffett operated in New Market
Dates: 1856-1857

Robert Houston Papers.

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1793-1834

Samuel L. Alexander Sons of Temperance certificate, 1853.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1997.026
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.
Dates: 1853

Savage Zinc Mine records (Jefferson County, Tenn.).

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1920s-1950s

Sirenius M. Mort, 1st Lt., Co., F, 9th Tenn. Cavalry, Volunteers, USA (Civil War tintype)

 Collection
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..
Dates: 1865

Territory South of Ohio documents, 1795.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1972.004
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.
Dates: 1785-1807

Thomas E. Roach Collection.

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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...
Dates: 1960-1985

Thomas E. Roach Genealogical Collection.

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1965-1985

Three family bibles (Will. C. Peck 1891) (P M. Senter 1815) (Reuben Grove 1830) (John and Martha Peck gift)

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1815-1891