Blount County (Tenn.) -- History.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Blount County (Tenn.) Textbook List
This collection consists of a list of textbooks approved for use in the Blount County public schools, under Robert Walker, superintendent. The paper also contains handwritten notes relating to anatomy.
Johnson Family Letters
This collection houses nine letters written to and from members of the Johnson family of Blount County, Tennessee between 1884 and 1888. Among the topics discussed are farm work, prices of livestock and crops, illnesses, travel, the children's education, and other aspects of family life.
Rhea Family Papers
This collection consists of material relating to the Rhea family of Sullivan County, Tennessee and covers the time period 1807-1931. Contained within the collection are Civil War-era records, John Rhea's financial transactions, Sons of Temperance financial transactions, material on Samuel Rhea's missionary trips to Persia, and John Rhea's correspondence. Also are included are Rhea genealogical material and various church records.
Richard M. Saffell Papers
A collection of letters between various members of the Saffell and Bogle families largely documenting their experiences during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the letters to and from Sam and Dick Saffell describing their service with the Confederate Army.
Tennessee Militia Record Book and James Thompson Gamble Account Book
The Tennessee Militia Record Book and James Thompson Gamble Account Book, 1840-1885, contains the records of both the 20th Regiment of the Tennessee Militia in Blount County (1840-1854) and the business of Gamble in Maryville (1870-1885).
William Harris Land Grant
This document, signed by Governor Willie Blount on August 6, 1812, grants a parcel of land in Blount County to William Harris. It includes a detailed table and map showing the tract's exact location.