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William E. Bryan Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0598

Account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Also includes what appears to be handwriting practice, probably from William Bryan's children.

Dates

  • 1831-1848

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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 the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (One clamshell box)

Abstract

Account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Also includes what appears to be handwriting practice, probably from William Bryan's children.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Enyard Bryan was born in November of 1815 in Sevier County, Tennessee. He was the son of Thomas C. Bryan (1790-1867) and Elizabeth Nancy Cate (1790-1843), early settlers on the French Broad River near Kodak in Sevier County. William appeared in the census in 1850 in Sevier County listed as a farmer with wife Amanda (Keener) Bryan, married on April 25, 1843. The couple had 8 children: Mary, Margaret, Sarah, Martha, Nancy M., Rufus A., Allan Thomas, and Anne Lidia. Family record show that Bryan died in 1907 at the age of 91 in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee.

Repository Details

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

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