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"The Beals of Hawkins County, Tennessee and Related Lines of Bertram (Portrum), Bogar, Booth, Kuefer (Kiefer) and Lilburn"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0730

In this manuscript, Dixie Lee McCrary enumerates some of John Nicholas Beal's descendants, focusing primarily on Beal's son, also named John, who settled in Hawkins County, Tennessee in the early 1900s. McCrary draws on public and church records from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Tennessee and includes photocopies of some of these documents in her final work. This manuscript was later published as The Beals of Hawkins County.

Dates

  • 1972

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

In this manuscript, Dixie Lee McCrary enumerates some of John Nicholas Beal's descendants, focusing primarily on Beal's son, also named John, who settled in Hawkins County, Tennessee in the early 1900s. McCrary draws on public and church records from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Tennessee and includes photocopies of some of these documents in her final work. This manuscript was later published as The Beals of Hawkins County.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dixie Lee McCrary was born on October 4, 1895. She was a genealogist of some note, and published two books on that subject: Robert Steele of the New River Valley in Virginia: with some descendents and allied lines (1976) and The Ellis line from Surry - Sussex in Virginia (1978). She died in February of 1986.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This manuscript is the property of the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library.

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