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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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Notable Men of Tennessee, a book that was published in 1912, has been digitized by Google and is in the public domain. It contains sketches of individuals from Tennessee. The full-text of the book can be downloaded as a PDF file from Google Books.

There are not character sketches from Blount County, but there is a list. Those men are:

  • Rev. Wm. T. McDowell
  • Rev. John S. Craig
  • Rev. Thomas J. Lamar
  • Hon. John F. Henry
  • John W.H. Tipton
  • Andrew Kirckpatrick
  • William J. Hackney
  • Iredel D. Wright
  • Captain James Henry
  • Harold Foster
  • William McTeer
  • Stephen Matthews
  • David Goodard
  • Spencer Henry
  • W.L. Dearing
  • Solomon Farmer
  • David Goodard
  • Wm. Goodard
  • Andrew McBath
  • Robert Eagleton
  • W.H. Cunningham
  • James H. Rowan

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