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Monroe County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Bethlehem Baptist Church Minutes. 1858-1901.

Identifier: MM.2005.007
Scope and Contents

Bethlehem Baptist Church Minutes. 1858-1901. The full name of the church is given only on an interior page. It appears to be in Monroe County, Tenn.

Dates: 1858-1901

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

Carson Papers, 1938, 1944.

Identifier: MM.1985.004
Scope and Contents

Aug. 5, 1938, vacation church school certificate, Toqua Presbyterian Church, Monroe County, Tenn., to John Carson, Jr. 1 pc. April 12, 1944, letter from Lissie, Newport, Tenn., to Aunt Lucy. TLS 1 p. Re: request for family information for tombstones, family news. + copy of ca. 1907 resolution in memory of Fannie Wiggins. By R. H. Carson. TS 1 p.

Dates: 1938-1944

Civil War era letters to James H. Lowrey, Athens, Tenn., 1865.

Identifier: MM.2010.007
Scope and Contents Athens, East Tennessee. April 29,1865, contents include Lincoln Assassination and local Bushwhackers. To James H. Lowery, Esq., Athens, Tenn. From H. W. McNabb, Sand Springs. Mc Nabb anxious to collect money due him, he wants to buy a mower. Settlement of a relative's will and how soon to receive the money. "Please hurry up your collections, the Fall is a bad time to travel, as all the bushwhackers are not yet dead. Times are quiet here and the prospects for peace are brightening. I, with...
Dates: 1865

Dan Hicks Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0462
Scope and Contents

One box of files of newspaper clippings with a few photographs and negatives of subjects related to Monroe County, Tenn. Combined with an earlier gift including a Mss book “Madisonville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, 1895-1899” and a daily diary of Louise Hicks for 1954. Other books with this gift added to the library collection.

Dates: 1895-1899; 1954

Diploma of Lillian Bowman, Sweetwater High School, Monroe County, Tennessee, 1917.

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2013.002
Scope and Contents

Diploma of Lillian Bowman, Sweetwater High School, Monroe County, Tennessee, May 18, 1917.

Dates: 1917

Hiwassee District land grant to Nathan Hendrix et al., 1823. + 1841 description of Madisonville, Tenn., by James Perry.

Identifier: MM.nd.033
Scope and Contents

Land grant in the Hiwassee District to Nathan Hendrix et al. Signed by Governor William Carroll. 1823. ADS 2 pp. (torn) + 1841 description of Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn., by James Perry. 1 p. (Photocopy).

Dates: 1823, 1841

John Blair Papers, Monroe County, Tenn. + ca. 1820s-1830s papers of Charles McClung (Photocopies).

Identifier: MM.1976.007
Scope and Contents

Slave receipts to John Blair, Monroe County, Tenn. + ca. 1820s-1830s land grants, deeds, etc. of Charles McClung. (Photocopies)

Dates: 1827-1852

Ledger books (Loudon Co. & Monroe Co.)

Identifier: MM.2021.009
Scope and Contents

Loudon County and Monroe County pocket ledger books, Jos. Perkins and James Mahoney - items bought and sold, labor performed, and labor received. Calligraphy lesson in middle of one book.

Dates: 1880s-1890s

Rhea Alexander Genealogical and Historical Research (mostly Loudon County, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Dates: 1965 - 2005

Snider Records (letters from George Snider, Monroe County, Tenn. 1840, 1846 + Snider Family Bible records) (photostats) (Gift of Mrs. Leo Hedgepeth).

Identifier: MM.1979.059
Scope and Contents

Photostat copies of three letters from George Snider, Monroe County, Tenn., to his family: October 1840 (Political); May 1846 (death of mother); September 1846 (death of father). + Snider Family Bible records (Photostat; photocopies placed in Snider Genealogy VF in 1979) + 1953 correspondence with donor, Mrs. Leo Hedgepeth.

Dates: 1840s; 1953

The Clark Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0901
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, photographs, documents of John Monroe Clark (1868-1950) of Blount County, Tennessee and the allied families of Cates, Brabson, Foute and Pinkerton. John Monroe Clark was a successful banker, civic leader, businessman, and an active participant in the movement to create the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was instrumental in preserving and maintaining Clark’s Grove Cemetery and operated a large farm in Blount County. Other important individuals in the...
Dates: 1850-present

Tuskega, the Charles McClung McGhee house

Identifier: SPC 1996.020
Scope and Contents

Tuskega, the Charles McClung McGhee house, Monroe County, Tenn. B&W 8x10” copy photographs.

Dates: 1984

Will of John McGhee, Monroe County, Tenn. 1849.

Identifier: MM.2017.020
Scope and Contents

Will of John McGhee, Monroe County, Tenn. 1849. ADS 8 pp. (Pages treated many years ago with fabric for mending and hand sewn into a binder).

Dates: 1849