1799 Petition Regarding Distance to Courthouse from Northwest of Clinch Mountain

Petition 23-1-799 to the Tennessee General Assembly

Undated

Petition of citizens of Hawkins Co that live on the northwest side of Clinch Mountain, who complain of distance and difficulty to get to Court House and wish to hold their own elections and muster “on our own side of the mountain.”

Please note the names below are often phonetic spellings.  Be creative in your searches.  The listing may be sorted by given name or surname.

Given Name (as transcribed)Surname (as transcribed)
JosiahMarkrum
ThomasHammons
WilliamRussel
JohnBelsher
EdwardSisemore
SamuelRusel
WilliamTrent
SheredGoodmon
SamsonWilder
HenryMosley
JohnRoberts
JohnGoss / Gess
JohnRidwell
JohnMarton
JosephDavies
JohnGreenlee
JamesRoberts
DavidByrd
WilliamByrd
DavidMcCoy
FelltyDation
JamesMcCoh / Husk
JohnSix
GorgeWollf
JohnathonPasell
MaosesGuest
JohnOgen
JohnBull
WilliamOdgen
NellMcCoy
IsumMiles
ArchebellDaved
WilliamHaywod
SamullWebster
EdwardWebster
JohnWebster
WilliamWiliams
WilliamBoborts
AbrahamBleach
Thomas SrProvence
Thomas JrProvence
SolomanMitchel
WilliamBolen
JamesEscton / Ecsten
RobertFrost
JamesSysemore
IsaacMaiden
WilliamMosely
AlexanderTrent
Jaob/JcobHorseam
StephenHorsean
DanielHavins
JohnKay / Roy
JohnBaker
MorrisBaker
EldregBails
Solomon JrOsbun
SolomonOsbun
EphraimOsbun
AndrewBaker
FredericIce
BarsilerBanet
WilliamProvence
JohnProvence
WilliamHutcheson
PatrickDunehue
JohnBraant
MorginBriant
MicalPircen
GeorgePirson
ChristiferPerson
DavidDay
LevyBolen
ChritanPerson
JamesEvins
WilliamEvins
JamesRoberts
JohnLuny
MartinBranam
JohnBranam
StephenGrimes
GilburtStephen
JoabWilder
JohnProvnce
ThomasMartin
WillobyBlake
RandolphMcDonnold
JamesRoberts
WilliamGuest
JosephGuest
RichardPaestle

Source:  Abstract of the petition, published in the TN Genealogical Society‘s “Ansearchin'” News, Vol. 3, 1991, page 116.

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