Putnam County,Tennessee
Diaries, Letters, Wills & Other Records

Compiled by WPA Workers **
146 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Softcover, TN-0900, $20.00

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Compiled by WPA Workers**, this hefty volume is a potpourri of timeless records. From personal letters to wills, promissory notes, deeds, land transfers, survey disputes, civil cases, marriage records, military service records, grave marker purchases, Revolutionary War pension requests, Oaths of Amnesty, School Records, war records, and biographies, there's a little of something for everyone.

Sidebar: Along with having great historical and genealogical value, this book is a great read. The diaries and letters bring the reader back to another time, another place ... when honor, valor, honesty, and love outweighed money, prestige, and power. Although the print is difficult to read at times, the character, flavor, and great 'tidbits' make it all worthwhile.

** During the Great Depression in the early 1900s, many Americans were given a "job" by the United States Government to support their family. One such "job" was transcribing early court, family, Bible, and cemetery records as well as other local records. Original versions were typed on onion skin paper with "x" number of carbon copies. Although the State Archives owns the vast majority of 'first' or typed copy, carbons have circulated for years but are now scattered. Often the typing is not the best and is difficult to read but these valuable records still constitute one of the best sources of information for Tennessee Counties. In many cases, these are all that remain of the original as many county records have been lost. WPA records are generally full text transcription: much larger in scope than an abstraction or summary.

Surnames Included in This Publication

ABINGDON ADCOCK ALCORN ALEX ALEXAN ALEXANDER ALEXANDRIA ALGOOD** ALLCORN ALLISON ALTON AMENT AMONET AMOS ANDERSON** ANN ANNA APPLE ARCHER ARKS ARNELL ARNOLD ASHGROVE AUSTIN

BABLE BABY BAKER BALLARD BARNES* BARR BART BARTLETT BATE BATTLE BATTON BAUMAN BAXTER BEACHEN BEAUREGARD BELL* BENSON BERK BET. BILL BILLSWORTH BLACKBURN BLAKEMORE BLAIR BLEDSOE BLOUNT BLUNTE BOHANNON BOLIVAR BORNE BOSTICK BOYD** BRADLEY BRAGG BRASEL BRECKENRIDGE BREWINGTON BRIDGES BRIEN BALLEY BRINLEY BRISTOL BROOK BROWN** BROWNLOW BRUNSWICK BUCK BUCKHANON BUCKNER BUELL BUFORD BULLINGTON BULLOCK BURFORD BURNSIDE BURTON BUTLER BYERSBYRNE

CADMUS CAGE CAIN CAHAHAN CALHAN CAMARD CAMERONCAMP CAMPBELL CAMSON CANNON CAPLINGER CAPNER CAR CARDEN CARLAND CARLEN CARLINGER CARLISLE CARLTON CARNES CARR CARROLL CARSON CARSONS CARTER CARTHAGE CASS CASSETTY CATES CATH CROWELL CARVE CHAFFIN CHANARD CHARLEY CHIND CHOAT CHOATE CLABORN CLAIBORN CLARK* CLEGHORN CLEMENT COBEY COFELD COFELL COFFEE COFFELD COLE COLEMAN COLLINS COOK* COOKS COOPER CORINTH CORLEY CORNWELL COVINGTON COVINGTONS COWEN CRAGWELL CROOK CROOMS CROWELL CRUTCHER CULLEM CULLOM CUMMING

EATHERLY EATON EDMONSON EDWARDS ELDRIGE ELEN ELGIN ELI ELIAS ELLISON ELY ELYLAS EMBRY ENSOR EVANS EVERLANCE

FAIN FANE FANNIE FENT FERGERSON FERRELL FERRY FISK* FATS FLETCHER FORDS FORD FOWLER FOX FRANCE FRANCIS FRASIER FRASURE FREEZE FULTON

GAILBREATH GARACK GARDENSHIRE GARLAND GEE GENTRY GEORGE GILLEHAN GILLEN GILLIAM GILMORE GIPSON GIRARD GISHEN GLEAVES GLENN GOLDRON GOODBARGOODGAINS GORE GRACE GRACIE GRAHAM GRANT GREEN GRIFFIRETH

HAIL HALL HAM HAMIER HANBERY HANCOCK HANNA HARDES HARDESTER HARDYER HARE HARVEY HARP HARRIETT HARRIS HARRISON HATTON HAWES HAWKINS HAWS HAYS HELENS HENRIAN HENRY HENSLEY HERBERT HERD HERN HICKSFORD HIGH HILL HILLS HODGE HOLDMAN HOLEY HOLLIDAY HOLLIS HOLLOWAY HOOKERY HOOKS HOOLMAN HOPKINS HOUSTON HOWARD HOWE HUDDLESTON** HUDGENS HUFEY HUGHES HULIT HUNTER HUSTON HYDER

INGRAM IRWIN

JACKSON * JACOB JAKE JAMES JARED** JENTRY JEFFRIES JENNINGS JENTRY JERNIGAN JIMMIE JIMMY JINNY JOHN JOHNNEY JOHNS JOHNSON** JOHNSTON JONES

KATE KEEBLE KEITH KENNEDY KERR KERRY KEYKENDALL KINGSLOW KIRBY KIZZIE KOVERS KUYKENDALL

LANE LARENCE LAYCOCK LEA LEBANON LEDBETER LEE LEFTWICH LESTER LEGRANGE LEIPER LEWIS LIGEARD LINCOLN LITTLE LIVINGSTON LOE LOGAN LOUISA LOW LOWE

MADDUX** MALINDA MALONE MARCHBANKS MARLEY MARTHA MARTIN MASSA MATERIA MATTHEWS MAUPIN MAXWELL MAYHEW MCAULY MCCALL MCCALLAHAN MCCLAIN MCCLELLAND MCCLENDON MCCLINTTOCK MCCOLITUS MCCORMACK MCCULLOUGH MCDANIEL** MCDONALD MCDOWELL MCGAVOCK** MCGHEE MCKEE MCKENNEY MCKESICKS MCKINLEY** MCKINLY MCKINNEY MCKINNY MCLELON MCMINN MEEKS MILLER* MILLY MIRANDA MIRES MIRIAM MITCHELL* MONROE MONTGOMERY MOORE MORGAN MORRIS MORRISON MURMSEY MURPHEY MURPHREE MURPHY

NAILS NEAL NED NEELY NEESE NELSON* NETHERTON NEW NEWMAN NICHOLAS** NOUSSA

OAKS O'CONNER OLDHAM OLIVER OTT OVERALL OWEN OWENS OWHAM

PACE PAGE PALMER PANCO PARCHED PARKER PATRICK PATROSS PEAK PEAROE PEARSON* PEEK PEKIN PENNINGTON PERKINS PETER (SLAVE) PETROE PEYRON PHILLIPS PHY PHYS PLUNKET POINTER POLK POLLY(NEGRO) POOL POTEET POTTS PRICE PRIM PRINCETON PRIS (NEGRO) PULIUM PYS

QUARLES

RAINEY RAMSEY* RANDOLF RANDOLPH RAULSTON RAY RAYS READY REMSEY RHEA RICHARD RICHMONDS ROAN ROGER ROBERTS ROBERTSON* ROSENCRANTZ ROSS RUBEN RUSHING RUTHERFORD

ST. JOHN SANDY SARAH SAVAGE SAWYER SCANLAND SCARLET SCOTT SCRUGGS SCUDDER SEARCY SEARLY SEARTLAND SELLBY SELLVY SETTLE SHELTON SHERLY SHERLYS SHERMAN SHIRLEY SHOAT SHOATS SIMPSON SIMS SMITH** SOMERVELL** SOUGER SPARKS SPENCER SPERRY SPERY SPIVY STAMPS STARK STIPE STOKES STONE SULLIVAN SUMMER SWAN SWEATS SWINNEY SYPERT

TALLY TARY TARRY TAYLOR** TEMPLE TENNESSEE TERRY** THOMAS THOMPSON TINSLEY TOUSANS TOWNSDON TOWNSEND TRAVIS TRIGG TRUMIT TUPELO TURNER

UTHEY

VADEN VALLY VANCE VANDEVER VANNERSON VICE VICK VIVIAN VASS

WALLACE* WALLAM WALTON WARD WARREN WATTS WAYMAN WELCH WEST WHEELER WHITAKER WHITE** WHITEACER WHITEFIELD WHITEHEAD WILHITE WILLIAM WILLIAMS WILSON WIMBERLY WITHERSPOON WOOD WOODARD WOODCOCK WOODS WOODSTOCK WRATHER

YATES YOUNG**

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