Sevier County (Tenn.).
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Arrest Warrant for Benjamin Montgomery
An arrest warrant for Benjamin Montgomery, charged with treason, issued in 1868 to the sheriff of Sevier County, Tenn. On the backside of the warrant includes handwritten notes from Sheriff J. H. McNutt that Montgomery was not located in Sevier County.
Arrest Warrant for Elijah Brown
This collection consists of an arrest warrant for Elijah Brown, charged with treason, issued in 1868 to the sheriff of Sevier County, Tenn. On the backside of the warrant includes handwritten notes from Sheriff J. H. McNutt that Brown was not located in Sevier County.
E. E. Ogle Store Day Book
This collection contains a day book for the E.E. Ogle Store of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The handwritten ledger contains sales and purchases that took place throughout 1897. It is organized alphabetically by patrons of the store.
Francis W. Headman's "My Mother's Research of the Sevier Family"
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.
Gatlinburg Theatre Collection
Materials relating to the Gateway Stock Company of New York and the Sevier County Theatre Guild, both based in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from around 1947-1959 and 1987-2008.
J.A. Rockwell Report Against Peter Rambo
This report, presented to the 29th U.S. Congress, denies Rambo's request for financial relief from losses sustained during his service in the War of 1812. It includes a copy of Rambo's petition, recounting his money-making efforts and his losses when Fort Niagara was taken, and an affidavit by Amos Roberts, a fellow soldier. Both of these documents had been verified in 1829 by Josiah Rogers, a justice of the peace in Sevier County, Tennessee.
James Merrill Safford Correspondence
This collection contains one correspondence from James Safford. He writes about a distinguished botanist that came to measure the peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains, which are the highest in North Carolina and Tennessee. Safford goes on to note that they are the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River.
Mountain View Hotel Memorabilia
This collection contains a single round paper tag from the Mountain View Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The tag includes a drawing of the hotel as well as the name of owner and manager A. J. Huff.
Rising From the Ashes Oral History Collection
This collection consists of both audio and video interviews concerning the Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains during 2016. Between 2017 and 2022, around 150 interviews were conducted with residents of Gatlinburg, government officials, emergency responders, researchers in various fields, and others impacted by the wildfires.
Sevier County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Transcript Regarding Mary Keller v. Mathias Link
This collection contains the original court documents from the Mary Keller v. Mathias Link trial that took place from 1822-1823 in Sevier County, Tennessee. The manuscript includes testimonies and court costs.
Sevier County Influenza Broadside
Collection consists of a broadside, dated October 11, 1918, informing citizens of Sevier County, Tenn., of ways in which they can stop the spread of influenza.
Trotter Family Papers
This collection contains documents from 1810 to 1917 concerning the Trotter family of Sevier County, Tennessee, including ledgers, legal documents, letters and other materials.
William E. Bryan Account Book
This collection is an account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Some pages in the book also include what appears to be handwriting practice, likely from William Bryan's children.