Posts Tagged ‘Lane’

New Deeds Added

Thanks to researcher Alice  Foster Blevins, some new deeds have been added to the Deeds page.  Namely, the following:

  • Nicholas & Caroline Blevins to Wm. McTeer
  • I.H. Farr to D.G. Farr
  • Abraham & Martha Lane to D.G. Farr
  • J.M. & Mary T. Rose to C.T. Cates

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From the Maryville Enterprise  – December 3, 1942

  • Mary Blount Chapter of the Eastern Star will entertain Dorothy H. Connor, Grand Worthy Matron of Tennessee, with a pot luck supper at the Masonic Temple on July 17th at 6:30 pm.  The supper will be followed by initiation work at 8pm.  All chapters are invited. 
  • Mr. and Mrs. Olin Dodson of Stillwater, Okla., announce the birth of a son on July 8.  Mrs. Dodson was the former Barbara Tot Goddard.
  • Mrs. W.W.  Elmore is in Doctors Hospital where she underwent a serious operation. 
  • Mrs. Hubert Cowden of Pruden, Tennessee, has been visiting her sister, Mrs. R.O. Smith.
  • Mrs. Ralph Piper is confined to her home with illness.
  • Mr. and Mrs.  L.A. Black are visiting Mrs. Black’s mother,  Mrs. Green in <…>, and Mrs. Black’s daughter, Mr. John C. Carr and family.
  • Miss June Akers is visiting in Pittsburgh, New York, and Washington D.C.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Byrne of Louisville, Ky. spent the weekend with relatives here.
  • Mr. and Mrs. L.T.  Letsinger and two sons are spending their vacation in Norfolk, Va.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Baker and daughter, Patsey of Damarest, New Jersey, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. <…>
  • Mrs. Vernon Lloyd and little daughter, Gayle, of New Haven, Conn., are the guests of Dr. and Mrs. R.W. Lloyd.
  • Mr. Dan Mays of California, Mr. and Mrs. John Mays of Toledo have been visiting their brother, Sheriff  and Mrs. Ben Mays.  John Mays and Dan Mays hadn’t seen each other in twenty-five years.
  • Mrs. Justin Smelcer is very ill at her home on Ellis Ave. 
  • Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd Taylor of Los Angeles, Calif., are visiting Dr. Taylor’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Taylor.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Goddard celebrated their birthdays on July 3rd.  They were born on the same day, and are the same age. 
  • Miss Marinell Ross went by plane to Whitesville, N. Car. for a visit with Miss Katherine Powell.
  • Mr. A.N. Jackson of California is visiting relatives and friends here.
  • Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Crow spent the weekend with relatives in Alabama
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Pearson returned last week from a trip in Myrtle Beach.
  • Miss June Lane had as her weekend guests,  Miss Mary Dillon and Miss Dorothy Hedge of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Harry McDaniels are spending their vacation at Myrtle Beach.
  • Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Register had as their weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Register, Mrs. A.J. Grant and children of Nashville
  • Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lewis (Miss Jackie Odell) are the parents of a little daughter born at Doctors’ Hospital, July 5.  The baby has been named Cecilia Carolyn.  This is the first grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Odell. 
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rule and two children Jean and Robert Jr., Mr. and Mrs. James Rule and family of Nashville, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Rule.
  • Mrs. L.M. Ross and Miss Marie Griffits are in Cincinnatti this week attending the convention of <…> Educational Association <…>.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Claude W. Best have returned from their wedding trip, and are at home on Highland Avenue, in the apartment occupied by Mrs. Mary Ellen Boyatt
  • Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Maloney of Telford, spent the weekend with Mrs. Maloney’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Smith.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Overton spent the weekend in Newport.
  • Dr. Sam Crawford is visiting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. S.E. Crawford.  He plans to leave soon for Japan. 
  • Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Riddle and daughter, Miss Lorene Riddle have returned from a vacation in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Mrs. Victor Reneau is visiting her husband, who has been transferred to Davenport, Iowa.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Young, Miss Delores Young,  and Kenneth Young are on a trip to Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Canada.
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Heiskell and children, have returned to their home in Indianapolis, Ind. after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Waggoner, parents of Mrs. Heiskell.
  • Mr. and Mrs. John D. Harper and children, and Mr. and Mrs. Towle of Knoxville are spending two weeks at Caroline Beach.

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Township Tuesday posts will share news specific to a township in/around Blount County.

Maryville Times
July 3, 1913


  • Long Hollow Bill has been too busy to write, so we think some one ought to let the people know what is going on around here.
  • Farmers are busy, the threshing machine can be heard now.
  • Mrs. Mitchell and children from Jefferson City, who have been spending a few days with her daughter Mrs. J.L. Wright, has returned home.
  • Ernest Lane who has been in the west for several days, returned home a few days ago.
  • Miss Jessie Edmondson from Lyon’s View is spending a few days at home here, she will leave Thursday for Long Springs to spend the remainder of her vacation. 
  • Miss Lucy Hood from Concord has been here, but has gone to Knoxville to the Summer School
  • Some thief entered the home of Edgar Lane a few days ago and took about $40.00 worth of jewelry including a little money.
  • D.L. Edmondson and Edgar Lane have secured the contract to build a school house at Friendsville and have begun work on same. 
  • Rev. Myers preached a very interesting sermon at Mt. Tabor last Sabbath
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Lane had as their guests last Sunday, Miss Lucy Hood from Concord, Miss Bessie Wine, from Maryville and Messrs. Ernest and Homer Lane.
  • M.C. Bolton has moved into his new bungalow.

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Jesse S. Hutton – Sheriff

In the last post, I shared some content I found online at Google Books that was relevant to Blount County.  There is so much there, I could do many blog postings based on what I find there alone.

To that end, let me share another resource, a book by William Hale called A History of Tennessee and Tennesseans: the Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities. The book was published in 1913 and digitized by Google this past February from the collections of the New York Public Library.

In the book, there are a collection of biographical sketches. It is difficult to ascertain why they are ordered as they are, but there is one of Blount County former Sheriff, Jesse S. Hutton.  At the time the book was published, he’d been in office for three years, having been elected in September of 1910.  Jesse was the son of John S. & Elizabeth (Martin) Hutton, who had three other children in addition to Jesse.   Jesse was born February 15, 1877, and married Sallie E. McCammon with whom he would have two children, John S. & Stella M.

Here is the family in 1880, where Jesse is 3 years old. Seems his middle name was Small?

In 1900, the family has grown to the four children as mentioned in the biography – kids are Jesse, Sallie (born July 1879), John W. (born September 1883) & Thomas M. (born April 1886).

By 1910, Jesse has married Sallie and they have had daughter Stella.  Also living with them was a brother of Sallie’s.  At this point, Jesse’s occupation was manager at a lumber mill.

In 1920, they now have added son John to the family, and still have a relative living with them, this time, it’s an aunt, Mattie McCammon.

From the Blount County Death Records database, I learn that Sallie Hutton died in May of 1928.  So, in 1930, the widower Jesse is living with his sister Sallie (Hutton) Lane.  Mrs. Lane is widowed, their mother Elizabeth is living with her who is also widowed by now, and then there is Jesse, also a widower.

According to the information from the Maryville newspaper obituaries, Jesse died in 1955 in Maryville, at the age of 77. His wife died in May of 1928. His mother Elizabeth died in May of 1935.

From further exploration of the Blount County site, I find a few other details.

  • Jesse’s father had several siblings, one of which was Josiah C. Hutton, at one point the county registrar
  • Another brother of his father’s, George, tragically committed suicide in 1876. An account appeared in the Independent newspaper and is on this page.
  • There is a query from someone from 1997 seeking information about Jesse’s grandfather – William Hutton.

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