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Johnston Family Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1461

The bulk of this book lists accounts held by such individuals as Avery Thompson, Luis Johnston, and J.W. Pangle. These records include entries regarding hauling, plowing, thrashing, work histories, and other financial matters. The end of the book contains a ballad entitled "The Home of the Soul" (written for Nancy Johnston by W.O Ballew) and several pages listing vital information about Columbus Johnston's family.

Dates

  • 1866-1876

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

The bulk of this book lists accounts held by such individuals as Avery Thompson, Luis Johnston, and J.W. Pangle. These records include entries regarding hauling, plowing, thrashing, work histories, and other financial matters. The end of the book contains a ballad entitled "The Home of the Soul" (written for Nancy Johnston by W.O Ballew) and several pages listing vital information about Columbus Johnston's family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Columbus Mcewne Johnston was born on August 31, 1834. He married Nancy A. Prater (1836-) on December 31, 1857, and the couple had twelve children: James Harvey (1858-1949), Samuel (1859-1863), Thomas (1861-1874), Sarah Ann (Johnston) Barger (1863-1923), Francis Carlyle (1865-1949), George (1867-1868), Charraty (1869), Carry Lea (Johnston) Luttrell (1870-1943), Jac (1872), Mary A. (1874), Minnie (Johnston) Moore (1875-1941), and Marthey (1878). Columbus Johnston died on May 10, 1897 in Bradley County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this ledger in July of 1987.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480