Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- History.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is a letter from Carrie S. Hall, addressed to her "Dear Cousin," dated from Knoxville, Tennessee, on March 8, 1897.
This collection contains papers relating to schools in Jefferson County, Tennessee between 1895-1922. D. H. Bales, former clerk of school district 6 Jefferson County, is addressed in many of these papers, along with several superintendents. This collection includes letters, a report of school directors to the county superintendent, daily schedule and exam questions for elementary students, and various other papers pertaining to schools in this area.
This collection consist of an assortment of small handwritten notes and records from James L. Coile dated between 1839 and 1902.
This collection contains the rejected ballot of Jefferson Cate for General Election in the 5th Civil District of Jefferson County, Tenn., and is signed by J. C. Turnley on May 27, 1869.
This collection houses bonds, land deeds, and correspondence documenting John and Lou (Franklin) Walters of Jefferson County, Tennessee.
This land grant gives Joseph W. Headrick and his heirs a tract of 231 acres in Jefferson County, Tennessee. It includes a handwritten description of the boundaries (surveyed on April 27, 1837) and was witnessed by James K. Polk on November 23, 1839.
This large, leather-bound ledger records the settlement of Lawson D. Franklin's estate, in the absence of a will. It begins with ten pages setting out the 29 articles of agreement between Franklin's heirs and the two administrators hired to fulfill that agreement and then goes on to provide over 450 pages of documentation covering every step taken by those administrators over the seventeen years required to finish.
This collection houses 303 items documenting Jefferson County, and specifically Lawson D. Franklin and his family, between 1809 and 1874. The majority of the papers, including correspondence, accounts, indentures, plats, records of enslaved persons, and administration of his estate, document Franklin's business dealings.
This collection houses five volumes documenting the guests of Dandridge's Shepard Inn between 1907 and 1928.
The Turnley Collection houses papers dating from 1763 to 1920. These papers document early East Tennessee history (folders 7-10), the daily and business lives of early Tennessee settlers (folders 13-18), Turnley family history (folders 25-26), and George Turnley's estate (folder 27).
This collection consists of a single letter addressed to the County Court of Jefferson County, Tennessee, from William B. Carter.