Early History of Hawkins County, by Prentiss Price

From Rogersville Review, Sesqui-Centennial Edition, November 26, 1936.  Transcribed by Billie McNamara from a typescript at the Stamps Library in 1996. The first resident of Rogersville, Tennessee, lived in Fincastle County, Virginia.  He died in  Washington County, Virginia, and yet … Continue reading

A Brief Overview of Hawkins County’s Early History

Excerpted from Hawkins County Land Grant Books 1 & 2, 1787-1819, by Billie R. McNamara.  This material is copyrighted ©1996 by Billie R. McNamara.  All rights reserved. Introduction Modern-day Hawkins County is located on the Virginia-Tennessee border.  Containing 570 square miles, it … Continue reading