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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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As published in the Knoxville Gazette  – Monday, August 8, 1803

“Pursuant to an act of Congress, entitled, “An act to amend an act, entitled, ‘an act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States,” the collector of the direct tax for the sixth collection district, including the counties of Blount, Sevier, and Cocke, has lodged in this office a list of the lands within said district, upon which the direct tax remains unpaid, which is open to the free inspection of all parties concerned. Unless said taxes are within six months from the date hereof, paid either to the collector or to the subscriber resident at Nashville, said lands, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy the direct tax due thereon, together with all costs and charges, will be exposed to public sale at the court houses of the respective counties in which the lands are situated, viz, at the court house of Blount County, on the ninth day of January next; at the court house of Sevier county, on the sixteenth day of January next; and at the court house of Cocke county, on the twenty third day of January next.

John Overton,
Supervisor of the Revenue for the District of Tennessee

 

LANDS IN BLOUNT COUNTY

Reputed Owners

Acres

Water Courses

Erastes Tippett

160

Sinking Creek

James Cunningham

350

Sinking Creek

John M’Camy

640

Baker’s Creek

George Caldwell

75

Little River

John Keeny

50

Lackey’s Creek

Arthur Leadbetter

6

Tuckaleechy

John Liddy

150

On Holston

James Wood Lacky

N/A

2 slaves

James Lacky

800

Lackey’s Creek

John Lowry

298

Crooked Creek

James Greenaway

382

Tennessee

Daniel Bails

60

Murphy’s Creek

Leonard Bowerman

300

Nine Mile

James Car

300

Tennessee

John Cuburn

100

Pistol Creek

John Key

220

Crooked Creek

Andrew Hey

132

Lackey’s Creek

Peter Key

100

Lackey’s Creek

Thomas M’Culloh

1000

Little River

Matthew Wallis

690

Baker’s Creek

Johnathan Boswell

100

Holston

Thomas Bromley

N/A

Tackaleechy

Elisha Cast

70

Tennessee

Robert King

300

Tennessee

John Wauters, jun.

30

Murphy’s Cove

John Wauters

20

Murphy’s Cove

Joseph Weldon

20

Pistol Creek

John Maybury

30

Tuckaleechy

William Morrison

50

Murphy’s Cove

William Finley

100

Tuckaleechy

John Franklin

120

Middle Settlement

Joseph Golliher

300

Lackey’s Creek

John McCabe

640

Baker’s Creek

David Edmaston

640

Baker’s Creek

Edward Mark

100

Six Mile Creek

Jacob Dennas

250

Crooked Creek

Samuel Boy

100

Near Holston

John Debzell

400

Pistol Creek

John Huston

160

Pistol Creek

Robert Culton

100

Pistol Creek

Joshua Tharp

100

Willis Creek

Andrew Greer

1280

Nine Mile Creek

John M’Curdy

N/A

1 slave

Robert Hanna

300

Nine Mile Creek

Robert Huston

N/A

N/A

Joseph Cooper

150

Allejoy

James Lewis

228

Holston

Jane Lewis

100

Allejoy Creek

James Irvin

100

Piston Creek

Thomas Shaddin

50

Allejoy Creek

Thomas Sippit

50

Allejoy Creek

Thomas Walker

200

Crooked Creek

Henry Jains

640

Allejoy

Jeremiah Kiching

120

Murphy’s Creek

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From the March 4th, 1999 issue of the Maryville Times:

Funeral Notices

  • CAUGHRON, Edith Helen – age 93. Died 3 Mar 1999.  Daughter of the late Wade and Laura Jane Caughron.  Internment: Cedar Grove Cemetery in Athens, TN.
  • CARY, Dorothy Fever – age 77.  Died 1 Mar 1999.  Husband – Lyle S. Cary.
  • DAVIS, Rev. Fred – age 80.  Died 3 Mar 1999.  Wife – Lillie M. Davis.  Internment: Bethel Baptist Church.
  • MACK, French – age 21. Died 3 Mar 1999.  Son of Burl M. French & Rebecca Goins.  Internment: Central Point Baptist Church Cemetery.
  • LEWIS, Jack S. – age 77. Died 2 Mar 1999. Son of the late Mitchell & Pearl Lewis.  Wife – Virginia Lewis.  Internment: Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
  • SHAW, Sheman Eugene “Gene” – died 2 Mar 1999.  Son of the late Frank and Della Ellis Shaw.  Wife – Geraldine Gibson Shaw.  Internment: Gibson Cemetery.
  • TUCKER, Charles – age 78. Died 3 Mar 1999. Born  18 Jan 1921.  Widower of Frances Faya Bach Tucker. Internment: Woodside Cemetery.

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