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McMahan Family Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3349

These land deeds document the tracts that the McMahan family owned in Sevierville, Tennessee during the 19th century. All of these deeds are photocopies of the originals.

Dates

  • 1807 June 6-1874 October 13

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

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

These land deeds document the tracts that the McMahan family owned in Sevierville, Tennessee during the 19th century. All of these deeds are photocopies of the originals.

Biographical/Historical Note

Archibald McMahan was born to Archibald Redmond and Mary (McNulty) McMahan in Virginia in 1773. He married Elizabeth Byrd (1777-1844) on September 28, 1793 and the couple had sixteen children: Wilson (1794-), Redmond (1795-1872), David Crockett (1796-1878), James Balford (1797-1887), George (1799–1850), Mary (McMahan) Duggan, Sally (1802–1840), William Kinsey (1804–1866), Elizabeth (McMahan) Maples (1807-), Sarah Jane Sally (McMahan) Howard (1807–1852), Archibald (1808–1872), Anna (McMahan) Rolen (1809–1900), Eli (1810–1850), Virginia Jane (McMahan) Large (1812–1877), Susan (McMahan) Howard (1813–1884), and Nancy (McMahan) Emert (1820–1857). Archibald McMahan died in 1855.

David Crockett McMahan married Mary Large (1798-1853) and the couple had at least eleven children: Archibald D. (1817-1883), Samuel, John (1821-1892), Redmond, McNulty (1826-1894), Eleanor Burnetta (McMahan) Maples (1829-1916), Thomas Wilson (1831-1909), Willis, Anna (McMahan) Jones, David Crockett, and Mary (McMahan) Butler.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one oversized box.

Acquisition Note

Elizabeth M. Adamitis donated these deeds to Special Collections in 2009.

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