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Sevier County (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrose M. Paine Papers

Identifier: MS-3292
Abstract This collection houses correspondence and legal documents showing the construction of the Indian Gap Road, which was intended to facilitate movement between East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. The state and local governments of both states, however, faced many obstacles in this collaboration. The road's success depended on the assurance that North Carolina would resume construction of the road upon reaching the Tennessee/North Carolina border. Community groups in Sevier county led by...
Dates: 1923 September 25-1936 November 24

Elijah Brown Arrest Warrant

Identifier: MS-2289

This collection consists of one document, Elijah Brown's Arrest Warrant for Treason in 1866. The back is signed by Sheriff James M. McCrosky.

Dates: 1866

Elizabeth G. Cunningham Estate Papers

Identifier: MS-0408

This collection contains a petition by Elizabeth G. Cunningham to the County Court in Sevierville, Tenn. She is petitioning for her deceased husband's land to be sold and for the profits to be divided among herself and their children.

Dates: 1857-1858

Elkmont Property Papers

Identifier: MS-3263

This collection houses photocopies of deeds and other documents showing land transfers and recording land owned by the Little River Company and the Appalachian Club in Elkmont, Tennessee. The bulk of the collection consists of land transfer deeds dating from 1881 to 1929.

Dates: 1838-1972 (bulk 1881-1929)

Huskey and Ogle Families Genealogical Booklet

Identifier: MS-1176

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

James R. Henderson Interview

Identifier: MS-2756

This collection houses a transcript of an interview that G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn Meunier conducted with James R. Henderson on March 29, 2002 as part of the Veterans Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. In it, Henderson discusses his childhood in New York City, his time in the Army during the Korean War, his postwar career as a New York City police officer, and his later life in Sevier County, Tennessee.

Dates: 2002 March 29

Mountain View Hotel Register

Identifier: MS-0622

This collection houses six volumes documenting the activities of the Mountain View Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, between 1927 and 1933.

Dates: 1927 June 11-1933 May 28

Sevier County Communities and Land Grants Research

Identifier: MS-3918

Collection contains scans of documents listing the original land grants for Sevier County. These scans were likely made on August 19, 1976. Also included is a copy of a map displaying the original communities in Sevier County and a copy of a newspaper article describing how the list of land grants was recently made available to the public. All of the original documents were created circa 1970s.

Dates: circa 1970s

Thomas D. W. McMahan Papers

Identifier: MS-1678

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

William E. Bryan Account Book

Identifier: MS-0598

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.

Dates: 1831-1848