RHEA COUNTY, TENNESSEE - LAND ENTRY BOOK (Surveyors Book No. 1)
1824-1889 and 1902-1929

Bettye J. Broyles
190 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Soft Cover, 1992, TN-0727, $25.00

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These land entry records contain the information as to the name of the grantee, grant number, dates, price, surveyor and description of the property. Normally, there is a plat of each entry given in the records as well which may help in location of the property today. The names of the chain carrier is usually given which may be a neighbor or just someone the surveyor picked up that day to help carry the chain up and down the hills.

Example from this volume:

Page 38 - JAMES LEA - In pursuance of an entry made by James Lea of No. 50 dated 13 November 1826 for two hundred acres of land at one cent per acre, I have this day Surveyed for the Said James Lea two hundred acres of land in Said County on Waldens Ridge of Cumberland BEGINNING [etc]. Surveyed April 15th 1827 James Wilson, Surveyor for Rhea County, Washington Morgan, John Jarrell S.C.C. [surveyor’s chain carriers].

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ABEL, ALLEN, ALLEY

BAILEY, BAKER, BARGER, BARNETT, BARNWELL, BEAN, BEATY, BELL, BENNETT, BENSON, BIRDETT, BISHOP, BLACK, BLEVINS, BOLINGER, BOLLINGER, BONINE, BORDEN, BOYD, BRADY, BREEDING, BREWER, BRIDGEMAN, BRIDGMAN, BROWN, BROYLES, BRUMBLE, BRUMEL, BUNDREN, BURNS, BURWICK, BYERLY

CAMPBELL, CARPENTER, CARTER, CAWOOD, CHAPMAN, CLARKE, CLEMENS, CLIFT, COLDWELL, COLLINS, COLVILLE, COMPTON, CONDLEY, COOLEY, COOPER, COX, CRAIG, CRANE, CRANMORE, CRAWFORD, CRECY, CREECY, CREWS, CROW, CRUIZE, CUNNINGHAM, CUNNYNGHAM

DANE, DANIEL, DANILL, DARWIN, DASSON, DAVIS, DAY, DEAN, DENTON, DERENS, DETHERAGE, DETHERAGE/DEATHERIDGE, DIXON, DOLAN, DONELSON, DOTSON, DOUGLAS, DOUGLAS/DOUGHLAS, DUDLEY, DUNAHOO, DUNCAN, DUNLAP, DUNPETT, DYER

EASTLAND, EBERLY, EDENS, EDINGTON, ELLIS, ENGLISH, ERWIN, ESICS, EVANS, EVERT, EWING, EZELL

FALKNER, FALKNER/FAULKNER, FANN, FARMER, FERGUSON, FLACKNER, FLORA, FOSTER, FOUST, FOWLER, FRANKLIN, FRAZIER, FULLINGTON, FULTON

GANSON, GARM, GARNER, GARRISON, GASS, GATLETT, GEAR, GIBSON, GIBSON/GIPSON, GILBREATH, GILLAM, GILLENWATERS, GILLESPIE, GLASCOCK, GOFF, GORDON, GOTHARD, GRASHAM, GREEN, GREER, GREGORY, GRIGSBY, GUTHRIE

HALEY, HAMMEL, HAMMET, HARRIS, HARVEY, HAYS, HAYS/HAYES/HAYSE, HEDGECOTH, HEISKELL, HELTON, HEMBREE, HENDERSON, HENRY, HICKMAN, HICKS, HILTON, HODGES, HOLT, HOLLAND, HOLLOWAY, HOOD, HOODENPYLE, HOUP, HOUPT, HOWERTON, HOYT, HOYT/HOIT, HUDGENS, HUGHES, HUMPHREY, HUNTSMAN

IGOU, INGLE, INLOW, IRWIN, IVES, IVY

JARRELL, JETT, JOHNSON, JOLLY, JONES

KENT, KIMBROUGH, KIMMEN, KNIGHT, KNOX

LAWLESS, LEA, LEVRETT, LIKENS, LINCOLN, LOCKE, LODEN, LONG, LOOPER, LOOPER/LUPER, LOVING, LOWRY, LOWRY/LOURY, LOY, LOYD, LOYD/LOID

McBRIDE, McCLENDON, McCULLY, McDANIEL, McDONALD, McDONOUGH, McFALLS, McMILLEN, McPHERSON

MADAN, MAJORS, MANESS, MARSHALL, MATHIS, MATLOCK, MILLER, MITCHELL, MONDAY, MONDAY/MUNDAY, MONTEITH, MONTGOMERY, MORGAN, MYNATT

NAIL, NEAL, NEIL, NEILL, NELSON, NEWELL, NICHOLS, NICKOLDS, NORMAN

ORME, OWENS, OXIER

PAINE, PARHAM, PARKE, PARKER, PARSONS, PAUL, PEARCE, PEARSON, PEPPER, PHARRIS, PICKET, PICKETT, PIKE, PLUMLEE, PLUMLYS, POSTAIN, POWELL, PRESTON, PRICE, PRYOR, PUKETT, PURCER, PURRIS, PYOTT

QUALLS

RAGSDALE, RAMSEY, RANSOM, RAULSTON, RAWLSTON, RECTOR, REDWINE, REECE, REED, REES, REYNOLDS, REYNOLDS/RUNNELS, RHEA, RICE, RICHARDS, RIDDLE, RIGGLE, RIGGS, RIGSBY, ROBERTS, ROBERSON, ROBERSON/ROBINSON/ROBERTSON, ROBINS, RODDY, RODDY/RODDYE, RODGERS, ROMAIN, ROMINE, ROSE, RUNNION, RUSSEL, RUTHERFORD

SAMPLEY, SANKS, SCARBROUGH, SCHOOLFIELD, SEAY, SHELOW, SHELTON, SHORT, SHUSTER, SILVEY, SIMMONS, SKILLEN, SMALLWOOD, SMITH, SNEED, SNODGRASS, SNOW, SOLOMON, SPEARS, SPENCE, SPIVEY, STANBOUGH, STEBINS, STEVENS, STEVENS/STEPHENS, STEWART, STEWART/STUART, STONER, STONER/STINER, SWAN, SWABY, SWAFFORD, SWEENY

TAYLOR, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THURMAN, TORBETT, TRIPLETT, TROUP, TROUP/TROOP, TRUEX, TUTTLE

UPTON

VERNON, VERNUM

WABLORD, WALKER, WARD, WARMAN, WARMAN/WORMAN, WARREN, WASSOM, WASSON, WASSUM, WATERHOUSE, WEAVER, WEBB, WEIDENHOFFER, WEIR, WEST, WHEELER, WHITEHEAD, WIERICK, WILLIAMS, WILSON, WINFIELD, WITT, WRIGHT, WYATT, WYRICK

YOUNG

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