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Francis W. Headman's "My Mother's Research of the Sevier Family"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1140
Abstract

Francis W. Headman's My Mother's Research of the Sevier Family discusses genealogy researcher (and Francis's mother) Mary Hoss Headman's findings on Tennessee Governor John Sevier. Francis Headman gave this speech during a Sevier Family Reunion held in Gatlinburg, Tennessee in 1981, 25 years after his mother’s death. The Knoxville attorney, linked to John Sevier through his maternal grandfather, describes Sevier’s life as a pioneer and the first governor of Tennessee.

Dates: 1981 June 20

Huskey and Ogle Families Genealogical Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1176
Abstract

This collection consists of a booklet containing information about the Huskey and Ogle families of Tennessee, including a copy of William Ogle's will, a brief history of William and Martha Jane (Huskey) Ogle's arrival in Sevier County, an essay on the early Huskey and Ogle families of Gatlinburg, an essay on the crafts and utensils that Thomas Stephen and Isaac Huskey made, a piece describing some Cherokee legends, and several biographical notices.

Dates: undated

Thomas D. W. McMahan Papers

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Identifier: MS-1678
Abstract

This collection houses photographs, deeds, genealogical charts, maps, and articles documenting the McMahan family of Sevier County, Tennessee during the 19th century. The majority of the material shows Thomas D. W. McMahan and his immediate family.

Dates: 1807 June 6-1932 March 10

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