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Hawkins County (Tenn.)  

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Account book of Absalom A. Kyle, [Jr.], ca. 1849-1853; Absalom Kyle journal entries, ca. 1861-1862; and Kyle and Graham family records.

Identifier: MM.1998.003
Scope and Contents Account book (partial) of Absalom A. Kyle, ca. 1849-1853; journal entries made by Absalom Kyle, Rogersville, Tenn., ca. 1861-1862; and family entries for Absalom Kyle [Jr.] and wife Mary Ann Graham Kyle. Mary Ann Graham Kyle was the daughter of Hugh Graham and Catherine Nenney Graham. Journal entries include purchases of slaves. Inside front cover has account of the death of President Garfield, 1881. Typed index at back of volume. AD 1 vol. [80 pp.] (some pages loose).
Dates: circa 1849-1862

Alderson and Fort Letters and documents.

Identifier: MSC 0525
Scope and Contents Alderson family and Fort family of Hawkins County, Rogersville, Bulls Gap. Includes some information on Ellen Alderson (d. 7-23-1954)
Dates: 1820-1970

Amis Family Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0235
Scope and Contents The Thomas Amis Papers and the Amis Family Collection. Thomas Amis was a pioneer settler of upper East Tennessee. He was a community leader who operated a tavern, a distillery, and a saw mill. His house was near the Ebbing and Flowing Spring and still stands today. Includes the Thomas Amis Account Books 1783-1797. The Amis Family Papers include a store Day Book (1801-1807), and another 1832-1844. Also other documents. A later item is the T. J. Amis Notebook 1847-1872.
Dates: 1783-1872

Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.

Identifier: MM.2019.010
Scope and Contents Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee: and Related Lines of Bertram (Potram), Booth, Kufer (Kiefer) and Lilburn, compiled by Dixie L. McCrary.
Dates: 1960s

Bryan and Taliaferro families of Hawkins and Roane Counties.

Identifier: MM.2011.001
Scope and Contents 101. Slave Transfer. Estate Will, Hawkins Co. Tenn. 1831 - 1834. Joseph Bryan, Last Will and testament. His heirs are listed as children John Bryan, Thomas Bryan, Joseph Bryan, Rachel Proffit, wife of John Proffit, Betsy Sterling, wife of Thomas Sterling and Patsy Grady, wife of Duglas Grady. Son, James Morgan Bryan is given the home place and the Negro Slaves, Cenda and William. Minor son James Morgan and mother Betsey Bryan to stay on home place with minor sisters, Insey, Lettice, Peggy and...
Dates: 1831 - 1861

Caney Creek Land dispute

Identifier: MM.2020.015
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins Co. 1807 thru 1858, Land Conveyance dispute involving Stockley D., Richard, and Willie Mitchell, over the Caney Creek knobs land. This document researches the land transfer history of the John Smith property from 1807, when it was sold to Samuel Milligan and Alex. M. Cause with only 1 tract being properly recorded. In 1810 these two men executed a Deed of Division and did not have proper title to the second lands lying next to Hezekiah Hamblen. In 1811 Milligan conveyed some of...
Dates: 1837 - 1838

Catherine Watterson’s Book / Thomas Watterson, Co. G., Col. Bradford’s Regt., 1862.

Identifier: MM.2009.001
Scope and Contents Catherine Watterson’s Book, Lyons Store, Hawkins County, Tenn. Oct. 11, 1854. Contains one handwritten poem on Friendship. On first page (and back inside cover) Presented to Thomas Watterson by his sister Kate, July 22, 1862. Thomas Watterson, Co. G., Col. Bradford’s Regt., E. Tenn. Vols.,1862. Contains one page with Co. G. Col. W. M. Bradford’s Regt. Tenn. Vols. with listing of officers and listing of privates on back of sheet. One additional blank sheet with poem on the back; other pages...
Dates: 1841-1868

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

Church Histories of First United Methodist Church of Fall Branch and of Church Hill by Josephine Hamilton.

Identifier: MM.1976.011
Scope and Contents “A Few Highlight in the History of the First United Methodist Church of Fall Branch” [by Josephine Hamilton?], 4 pp. Photocopy; “A Few Highlights in the History of the First United Methodist Church of Church Hill” (Hawkins County, Tenn.) by Josephine Hamilton, 1976. 8 pp. + 1971 newspaper article about silk manufacturer Frederick Ross and his home Rotherwood (photocopy).
Dates: 1970s

Cleveland Harris Collection: S. Lyons & Co. receipts and miscellaneous East Tennessee documents.

Identifier: MM.1979.072
Scope and Contents MM.1979.072a: accounts, receipts, etc. of S. Lyons & Co. Knoxville, Tenn. No date, 1859 (1862-1863)-1901. MM.1979.072b: five land entries in Hawkins County, Tenn. (Lewis Davis, 1819, signed by Jos. McMinn; Robert Smith, 1823; John Tucker, 1824; Robert Nall, 1825; David Ballard, 1825, signed by Wm. Carroll); [ca. 1840s] letter from John Carriger to son Dr. M. Carriger, Tazewell, re: national politics, murder in Jonesborough. ALS 3 pp.; 1854 letter to Nichols Barzar (?), Knoxville, from...
Dates: 1800s - early 1900s

Cope Correspondence, Rogersville, Tenn., 1884-1915.

Identifier: MSC 0840
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Isaac and Elijah Copy of Rogersville, Tenn. Letters and receipts. One 1904 letter describes conditions in Washington state for those who might be considering moving there. Also one letter that describes life and working conditions in the North Carolina mountains.
Dates: 1884-1915

Deed for land from Samuel and Benjamin Powel to Francis Dalzell. Hawkins County, Tenn. 1823.

Identifier: MM.2011.030
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins County. 1823. Courses of a Tract of Land conveyed by Saml. & Benj. Powel to Francis Dalzell. This is a later legal record of the earlier conveyance, prob. 1850s (no date). 1 pg. handwritten document states that this land was conveyed to the Powels from James and Saml. Armstrong in 1812. Mentions the knobs, the spring and the Mill.
Dates: 1823

DeWolfe Miller, Yellow Store, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2009.005
Scope and Contents DeWolfe Miller, Yellow Store, Hawkins County, Tenn. Statements and business accounts. Ca. 1889-1894. Many Knoxville business letterheads: Hazen, Lotspeich & Thomas; Knoxville Sugar Co.; Trent Grocery Co.; Shields Brothers Wholesale Grocers; S.B. Newman & Co. (etching of building); Cone, Shields & Co.; W.W. Woodruff & Co. (etching of buggies and etching of building); George Brown Wholesale; Knoxville Provision & Sugar Co.; John L. Callaway; Boyd, Allen & Co. (etching of...
Dates: 1889-1894

Electoral ticket, 1884, Hawkins County, Tenn.

Identifier: Ephemera 2018.028
Scope and Contents Electoral ticket, 1884, Hawkins County, Tenn.; state federal, and local candidates
Dates: 1884

Ephemera from East Tennessee African American schools

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.129
Scope and Contents 1) The Echo Volume 2, Number 3 (February 3, 1939) ‘A monthly newspaper published by the “Publication Club’ of Langston High School”2) Langston High School Chorus recital program April 26, 19403) Langston High School (Johnson City, Tenn.) program for “The Art of Being Bored” presented May 3, 19404) Langston High School Commencement Exercises program May 3-27, 19405) Booker T. Washington School (Jonesboro, Tenn.) Commencement Exercise program...
Dates: 1939 - 1940

Hasson Family Photographs (Hawkins County, Tenn.)

Identifier: SPC 2019.048
Scope and Contents Hasson Family Photographs (Hawkins County, Tenn.); framed items, Hopecote cross stitch; Blount Mansion cross stitch; large photograph of seated elderly man with pipe
Dates: undated

Hawkins Co., 1844, Wm. Kinkade bill for lumber used in church for benches and floor, to Stokley D. Mitchell, signed Jos. Huffmaster.

Identifier: MM.2019.027
Scope and Contents Hawkins Co., 1844, Wm. Kinkade bill for lumber used in church for benches and floor, to Stokley D. Mitchell, signed Jos. Huffmaster. This bill is probably for the Presbyterian Church in Rogersville and the Jos. Huffmaster referred to is in all likelihood the famous master craftsman and cabinetmaker of Hawkins Co. Handwritten.
Dates: 1844

Hawkins County. 1834, S. D. Mitchell tract of land from estate division of Jos. Rogers.

Identifier: MM.2011.032
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins County. 1834, S. D. Mitchell tract of land courses from estate division of Jos. Rogers, deceased. Division among his heirs. Describes land running along the Main Road, and a line running between the Federal Spring and the Spout Spring. 1pg., handwritten.
Dates: 1834

Hawkins County, Tenn. Grant Books 1 & 2 (photocopies) (Gift of Billie McNamara).

Identifier: MSC 0698
Scope and Contents Hawkins County (Tenn.) Grant Books 1 & 2 (photocopies).
Dates: 1998

Hawkins County, Tenn. Petitions to N. C., 1788. (Photocopies of original mss)

Identifier: MM.2015.012
Scope and Contents Hawkins County, Tenn. Petitions to N. C., 1788. (Photocopies of original mss) Copies of original petitions transcribed and published by Cherel Henderson in Tennessee Ancestors 2002.
Dates: 1788

Hawkins County Tenn., tax lists, 1880, 1882, 1890, 1892.

Identifier: MM.2009.002 a&b&c
Scope and Contents Each volume labeled: Assessment of Real Estate, Personal Property, and Polls MM-2009-002 a: Hawkins County (Tenn.). Tax List, 1882. Districts 9 & 10. 1 vol. (insect damage). MM-2009-002 b: Hawkins County (Tenn.) Tax List, 1890. District 3. 1 vol. (insect damage). MM-2009-002 c: Hawkins County, (Tenn.) Tax List, 1892. District 10. 1 vol. Volumes list: Names, Description of Property, No. of Acres, Values, etc.
Dates: 1882-1892

Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)

Identifier: SPC 2019.012
Scope and Contents Hawkins County/Rogersville Photographs (George E.. Webb Collection, Hawkins County Records)
Dates: 1870-1980

Henry and William McCallough deed. Hawkins County, Tenn. November 9, 1814.

Identifier: MM.1997.097
Scope and Contents Land grant no. 8035 to Henry and William McCallough for 170 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. November 9, 1814 (date at bottom: July 15, 1822). (Land originally assigned to Absolom Kyle). D 1 oversize document (torn in two pieces). + carbon TS 1 p.
Dates: 1814

Howard-Smith Collection (Papers of the Smith (Howard-Smith), Gaines, McKinney and allied families of Hawkins County, Tenn. 1800-1923.) (Gift of Mrs. F.A. Augsbury, Jr.).

Identifier: MSC 0712
Scope and Contents The Howard - Smith Collection includes manuscript letters and documents dating from 1800 to 1923 which were collected by Lida and Elise Howard-Smith. Included are letters of the Charles J. McKinney family (Hawkins County, Tenn.); James Gaines (Sullivan County, Tenn.) and Edmund P. Gaines (a military officer whose correspondence covers the War of 1812 and later conflicts); James T. Gaines (Hawkins County, Tenn.) and his correspondence with Governor Joseph McMinn; Eleanor Spurrier Rand; Eleanor...
Dates: 1800-1923

James Charles land grant, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1825.

Identifier: MM.1981.083
Scope and Contents December 24, 1825, land grant to James Charles for 50 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Governor William Carroll. ADS / pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1825

James Charles land grant, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1834.

Identifier: MM.1981.102
Scope and Contents Tennessee land grant for 6 1/4 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn., to James Charles (#19128). Signed by Gov. Wm. Carroll, April 27, 1834. DS / pfa 1 pc.
Dates: 1834

John Floro land entry, 1824.

Identifier: MM.1981.170
Scope and Contents December 8, 1824 land entry for 50 acres in Hawkins County, Tenn., for John Floro. ADS 1 p. + copy dated December 8, 1826.
Dates: 1824

John Francisco deed, 1836.

Identifier: MM.1981.175
Scope and Contents Deed between John Francisco and son William Francisco, both of Hawkins County, Tenn., for land in Hawkins County. December 16, 1836. ADS 1 pc.
Dates: 1836

John Francisco deed witnesses, 1836.

Identifier: MM.1981.019
Scope and Contents Statement of witnesses (Stephen Bailey, Willie B. Howell) to the deed made by John Francisco. December 26, 1836. Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by William M. Alexander, registrar. ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1836

Joseph McMinn deed, 1799.

Identifier: MM.1981.009
Scope and Contents Indenture - sale of land to Jos. McMinn by David Groves. 172 acres, Hawkins County, Tenn., August 25, 1799. ADS 1 document (torn; 4 pcs.)
Dates: 1799