The Tennessee State Penitentiary opened in 1831. It was located near downtown Nashville. Prior to 1831 the convicts were housed in the county jails. It was the suggestion of Governor McMinn to fund the construction of a state penitentiary by obtaining a bank loan. Cell Block and D The construction
I will do look-ups in the following books or if you have resources and would like to do volunteer look-ups, contact Bettye Liberty Cemetery Records of Marshall County Tennessee; Greene County Wills 1783 – 1890; North Carolina Land Grants in Tennessee 1778-1791; Land Deed Genealogy of Marshall County, TN 1836-1840
If you have pictures to add to this page, please contact Bettye Liberty John Greene Seaton descendants Lived in Marshall County in 1840 and 1850
Listed below are the surnames in the book “North Carolina Land Grants in Tennessee 1778-1791” Compiled by Goldene Fillers Burgner. If you find your Surname contact Bettye Liberty for a look up in this book. The index will continue to be updated daily. Acuff Adair Adams Adare Adcock Adkens Ake
Below are index pages from the book “Cemetery Records of Marshall County Tennessee”, Compiled by Helen C. & Timothy R. Marsh & Raph D. Whitsell. If you find your surname and need a look up email Bettye Liberty
Below is a land grant map showing north of the Duck River from the 1850s.
1937-1938 Basketball Team Front Row: Coach Thomas Barnes, Lilliard Cummings, Thomas Cornter, Jesse Adams, Joe Graham Back Row: John Woodward, Albert Rowland, Ross Beatty, Charles Troop, Louis Noah Submitted by Frances Roberts
1938-1939 – Grade 6 Front Row: Lloyd Rankin, Jean Tyree, Alice Beatty, Gene Hastings, Gordon Hastings, James Petty, Paul Wade, Ned Cummings, Wayne Hastings On Right Ledge: unknown girl, Mary Lou Christmas, unknown boy Left Ledge: Unknown boy, Marion Bolt, Frances Beard, Ruth Davis, Clay Ledford, Ruth McCroy, Joe Tom
1937-1938—grades 5 and 6 First Row: ? Lancaster, Lloyd Coffee, Billy Ewell Willis, George Ray, Harold Glenn, Lloyd Ranking, unknown, Joe Tom Woods, James Petty, Ned Cummings, Gordon Hastings. Second Row: Unknown boy, Unknown girl, Clyde Woodward, Carolyn McDaniel, Ruth McCory, ? Snell, Frances Beard, Wayne Hastings, Paul Wade Back row:
Teacher: Eleanor Barnes Students: front row, left to right: Gene Hastings, Alice Beatty, James Ledford, Mary Ruth Wright Second row, left to right: Sara Casteel, Lucille King Back Row: Elmo Derryberry, Andrew Williams, William Howard Yowell, Carl Gates.