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John and Lou (Franklin) Walters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0863

This collection houses bonds, land deeds, and correspondence documenting John and Lou (Franklin) Walters of Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1867 April-1927 September 8 (bulk circa 1880s-1910s)

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 the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 folder and 1 oversize folder)

Abstract

This collection houses bonds, land deeds, and correspondence documenting John and Lou (Franklin) Walters of Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Milo Walters was born on April 8, 1850 in Tennessee. He married Lula Rhoda Lou Franklin (1858-1927) on September 5, 1883, and the couple had at least five children, including John Milo, Robert McBee, Herbert Sanford (who went on to serve in the U. S. Senate), Dorcas, and Elizabeth Franklin. John Walters died in Jefferson County, Tennessee on November 4, 1934.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two folders.

Acquisition Note

George H. Prater donated these papers to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library in 1975.

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