MEIGS COUNTY, TENNESSEE GUARDIAN SETTLEMENTS AND REPORTS
Volume 1 1836-1850

29 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Soft Cover, Reprinted 2006, TN-1303, $6.50

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Meigs County, located in southeastern Tennessee was named for Colonel Return Jonathan Meigs who was appointed by President George Washington as the agent of the Federal Government to the Cherokee Indians in 1801. This W.P.A. record of the guardian settlements and reports to the county court are important with regard to the orphaned and widowed children in the county.

 

Example

“Pg 122-123 - May 6, 1850, Joseph Wit(T) dec’d minor heirs, Settlement of Avry (X) Hanners, guardian of James, Violet, Nathaniel, Silas, and Jesse Wit(t), reports the coasts of boarding and clothing for his wards. “Received of Avary Hanners my Guardian twenty one dollars and twenty four cents the full amount that is coming to me due of the minor heirs of Joseph Witts, deceased this the 4th day May 1850. John Seabour, James Witt Test.”

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ALISON, ALLISON, ARMSTRONG, ATCHLEY, ATCHLY, ATKINSON

BAKER, BALDWIN, BELL, BLAIR, BLAKELEY, BLAKELY, BLAKLEY, BLEVIN, BLEVINS, BOGGESS, BOWMAN, BRANHAM, BREEDWELL, BRIDWELL, BRIGHTWELL, BROCKSDALE, BROOKS, BROWDER, BROWN, BROYLES, BUCKNER, BUSTER, BUTLER, BUTRAM

CANE, CANTRELL, CATE, CAWOOD, CHAPMAN, CHATTEN, CHATTIN, CHATTINS, CLARK, COLE, COLLINS, CORELL, COWAN, COX, COXES, CREED, CRUDGINGTON, CRUDINGTON

DANELL, DAVIS, DOUGLASS

EAVES, ELDER, ELDRIDGE, ELSEA, EVANS

FARESS, FARMER, FARRESS, FARRIS, FINE, FITCH, FITZGERALD, FITZGERRALD, FRAZIER

GALLOWAY, GAMBLE, GANT, GILLESPIE, GODSEY, GRAHAM, GRIFFITY, GRISHAM, GUINN, GUSTY

HAIL, HAMELTON, HAMELTONS, HAMILTON, HANNAH, HANNAHS, HANNER, HANNERS, HAWKINS, HAWKS, HAYAL, HIGGINS, HODGE, HOGUE, HOLEMAN, HOLMAN, HORNSBY, HOUNSHELL, HOWNSHELL, HOYAL, HU(T)CHISON, HUCHISON, HUNTER, HUTCHERSON, HUTCHESON, HUTCHISON

INGLE

JACKSON, JANOE, JENNOE, JENOE, JOHNSON, JONSON

KENDY (KENNEDY), KERR, KINCANNON, KING

LAMPKINS, LAWSON, LEA, LEUTY, LILLARD, LITTLE, LOCKE, LOONEY, LUTTRELL

McADOO (McADO), McAKOO, McCALL, McCALLIN, McCALLON, McCARLEY, McCARTY, McCORKLE, McDANIEL, McDONALD, McDOWAL, McDOWALL, McDOWEL, McDOWELL, McELWEE, McEWING, McGINNIS, McKENZIE, McKINZIE, McREYNOLDS

MADDOX, MAHAM, MALONE, MARTIN, MATHEWES, MATHEWS, MATLOCK, MATTHEWS, MAYNOR, MICHAEL (MICHALES/MICHEAL), MICHAELS, MICHALES (MICHALS), MICHEAL, MICHEALS, MILLER, MILTON, MOORE, MORE, MORES, MOYERS, MURRY

NEIL, NEWKIRD, NEWKIRK

OAKES, OAKS, OLDHAM, ONAS

PARSONS, PEARCE, PHARISS, PICKEL, PICKLE, PIERCE, POWERS, PRESTON, PRICE, PRIDDY, PROWEL, PUTNAM

QUALLS

RACHEL, RAGLAND, RAGON, RAGSDALE, RANDLES, REAGAN, RENFROE, RICHARDSON, ROBERTSON, RODGERS, ROGERS, ROODS, ROYISTER, RUCKER, RUDAVES, RUSSELL

SCHOOLFIELD, SCROGGINS, SEABERN, SEABOURN, SHARP, SHAVER, SHOEMAKER, SIMPSON, SMITH, SMITY [SIC], SNIDER, SOLOMON, STANDFIELD, STEWART, STRONG, STUART, SWAFFORD

TAFF, TAYLOR, THARP, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THORP, TILLERY, TOMPKINS (LAMPKINS), TREWHIT

VERNON

WAN, WARRACK, WEAR, WEST, WHITMORE, WILLSON, WILSON, WINTON, WIT(T), WITT, WITTEN, WITTS, WOOD, WOODS

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