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CARTER COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions 1804-1805

WPA Records
168 Pages, Full Name Index, Soft Cover, 8.5"x11", Reprinted 2014, TN-1394, $35.00

 

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Carter County, located in the upper east Tennessee area was created in 1796 out of the Washington District of North Carolina and was named for General Landon Carter who had served as the president of the Watauga Association. These records are early in the history of the county and serve as some of the best records for the day-to-day activities of the county. Many of the records found here are not found anywhere else in the area and serve to place many people in their time and place.

 

Example

“Page 40 [original book number] ... that the road leading from Francis McFalls to the Greasy Cove is not passable according to law, that is to say from the foot of the hill by Edward Coopers to the mouth of Old Mr. Cooper’s lane & also from Samuel Crawsons house to his blacksmiths shop &c Elijah Crouch Overseer. Abraham Hendry foreman, Sollo’m Hendrix, Georgge Haines, Jacob Hawn, John Asher, Daniel Moore, Abraham Sewell, Godfrey Carriger, Jr., John Hendrix, William Dugger, Michael Hyder, jacob Sliimp, Samuel W. H. Peoples and John Bogart February 14th 1804.”

“Page 148 [original book number] Ordered by the Court that Hugh White, Esq’r take in a list of the taxable in Cap’t Whites District for the year 1805, David McNabb, Esq’r in Cap’t Grisham’s District, And’w Taylor, Esq’r in Cap’t Tipton’s old District, Alex’r Greer, Esq’r in Cap’t Campbell’s District, Jos’h Campbell, Esq’r in Cap’t Anderson’s District, Alex’r Doran, Esq’r in Cap’t Kay’s District and Reuben Thornton, Esq’r in Cap’t Tompkin’s District for the year 1805.”

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ABLE, ABNEY, ADAMS, ALLEN, ANDERSON, ARCHER, ASHE, ASHER, ARTERS, AUSTEIN.

BAILEY, BAKER, BALCH, BALL, BANKS, BARBER, BASSENDINE, BEAN, BELFOUR, BILLINGSBY, BISHOP, BLACK, BLEVINS, BOATON, BOGART, BOON, BOLOCK, BORAN, BORING, BOROUGH, BOWERS, BOYED, BRADLEY, BRANSTETIER, BRICKER, BRIDGES, BROOKS, BROWN, BUCK, BUCKNER, BULLINGER, BUNTON, BURNS, BYLER.

CABLE, CAMPBELL, CARRIER, CARRIGER, CARTER, CARSON, CARVER, CARTY, CATCHING, CAUSEY, CHESTER, CHITE, CLARK, COBB, COCKE, COFFEY, COLE, COLLIER, CONNER, COOK, COOKE, COOPER, COX, CRAWLEY, CRAWSON, CROUCH, CROSSHITE, CROW, CUNNINGHAM.

DANIEL, DANIELS, DAVIDSON, DAVIS, DEADERICK, DIRTONS, DOE, DONALDSON, DORAN, DRAKE, DUFFIELD, DUGGARD, DUNLAP, DYER.

EDENS, EDWARDS, ELLIOTT, ELLIS, EMMERT, ESTESS, ESTRIDGE.

FAUSTER, FIFE, FINDLEY, FISHER, FLETCHER, FOLSOM, FORD, FOSTER, FRAZIOR.

GABBARD, GARLAND, GENTRY, GIBSON, GOODWIN, GOURLEY, GRANT, GRAYHAM, GREEN, GREER, GRIFFIN, GRINDSTAFF, GRISHAM, GWINN.

HAINES, HAMILTON, HAMPTON, HAMMER, HAMMOND, HARDIN, HARMON, HARPER, HARRIS, HARRISON, HARRINGTON, HARTLE, HAUN, HAWN, HAWKINS, HEAD, HEATHERLY, HEATON, HELTON, HENDRIX, HENDRY, HENSON, HICKS, HIGNIGHT, HOUSE, HOWARD, HUBBERT, HUFFMAN, HUMPHREYS, HYDER, HYNDS.

JACKSON, JAMES, JARVIS, JENKINS, JOB, JOHNSON, JONES, JUSTICE.

KATERIN, KENNEDY, KEYS, KING, KITE, KOON, KOONS.

LACKEY, LACY, LAUGHLIN, LEATHERMAN, LEMON, LEWIS, LICKLIGHTER, LILE, LITTLE, LINCOLN, LINVILL, LOCKHARD, LOCKERD, LOCKARD, LONG, LOUGHLIN, LOVE, LOVELACE, LOWE, LOYED, LUSK, LYON.

MACAY, MACLIN, MANON, MAXWELL, MAYSON, MELONE, McALISTER, McBRIDE, McCACORRY, McCRAW, McCUBBIN, McFALL, McHENRY, McHEHEN, McINTURF, McKAMEY, McKEHEN, McKENNEY, McKLEYEA, McNABB, McNULTY, McPHERSON, McQUEEN, MICKLE, MILLER, MILLARD, MILSAPS, MIRES, MONTGOMERY, MOORE, MOORELAND, MORRIS, MULKEY, MULLINS, MURRAY, MURRY, MUSGROVE.

NAVE, NELSON, NEWELL, NOLEY, NORWOOD, NYDIVER.

OVERBY.

PARKINSON, PARKEY, PATTERSON, PATTON, PEARSON, PERKINS, PEOPLES, PETERS, PHIPPS, PHILLIPS, PICKINS, PIERCE, PITNER, POLAND, POLLEY, POTTER, PRICE, PROFFIT, PROPHET, PRUITT, PUGH.

RAINBOLT, RANGE, RAZOR, REASONER, RENO, REESE, RHEA, REYNOLDS, RIDDLE, ROBERTSON, ROCKHOLD, ROE, ROGERS, ROLAND, ROLER, RONES, ROSE, ROYSTON, RUSSELL.

SANDS, SAVAGE, SCOGGIN, SCOTT, SEVIER, SEWELL, SHELL, SHELLEY, SHOUN, SHUFFIELD, SIMMERLY, SIMPSON, SLIMP, SKYHAWK, SMAWLIN, SMITH, SMITHPETER, SNIDER, SORRELS, SPERRY, STEPHENS, STOGDEN, STONE, STORM, STOUT, STOUGHT, STOVER, STUART, SWEDEN, SWINGLES.

TATE, TAYLOR, THORNTON, THREEWITT, TIPTON, TITTLE, TOMPKINS, TOOLEY, TROY.

VANDERGRIFF, VANHOOSE, VAUGHT, VINTREAS.

WAGGONNER, WALTERS, WARDLAW, WATSON, WESTON, WHITE, WHITSON, WILDS, WILLIAMS, WILLS, WILSON, WINSELL, WIREMAN, WOODBY, WOOLDRIDGE, WORKMAN, WORLEY, WRIGHT, WYATT, WYLEY.

YEARSLEY, YOUNG.

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