Location: Carter County TN

Letter from Thomas D. Love to John Blair

Letter from Thomas D. Love to John Blair Dear Sir: Elizabethton, Tenn, Jan. 20th, 1829. I have discerned from the newspapers Fifth Census, or enumeration of the people is about to be taken. What method will be adopted by Congress for taking, has not appeared in the papers that I take. Should a different plan be thought advisable by Congress to take the enumeration, than the old method of taking it, towit: by the marshals of the different states under the instructions of the Secretary of the United States, and the authority of doing it be place in other, men,

Saraphina C. Love – Will

(16 Jul 1846) Last Will of Saraphina C. Love, Sister of my Father, Robert Love, -F.D. Love Monday October, Term 1845 State of Tennessee. Carter County At a meeting of the County Court opened and held in the Court House in Elizabethton on the 5th day of October 1845 Present the Worshipful- Isaac Tipton, Chairman, John Carrriger, Henry Little, George Emmet, George D. Peoples, WM. W. Smith, Thos. Gourley and Johnston Hampton Esqrs. The last Will and Testament of Saraphina C. Love was exhibited and Read in open Court and proven by Nathaniel G. Taylor and Alfred W. Taylor, the

Biography of Dr. William C. Singletary

DR. WILLIAM C. SINGLETARY. Among those who from early manhood have devoted their lives to the cause of suffering humanity, William C. Singletary may be regarded as among the foremost, and in pursuing the noble calling of medicine he has made fame and fortune for himself. He owes his nativity to Bladen County, N. C., born in 1829; a son of Rev. John and Mary Ann (Johnson) Singletary, both natives of the same county and State as their son. In that State they were liberally educated. afterward married, and in 1830 moved to Carter County, Tennessee, where they passed the

Biography of Hon. H. C. Tipton

HON. H. C. TIPTON. It has been said by the great Bacon that “the greatest trust between man and man is the trust of giving counsel.” Thus the profession of law is the most momentous and important of human callings, and he who assumes the practice of it takes upon himself the weightiest responsibilities that the confidence and trust of his fellowman can put upon his shoulders. One of the leading attorneys of northwest Arkansas is Hon. H. C. Tipton, who was born in Tennessee in 1840, a son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Anderson) Tipton, the former of whom was

Biography of Elliott Carriger

Elliott Carriger. The year 1854 is the most significant in the entire history of Kansas as the settled abode of civilized white man. To say that a man came to Kansas in 1854 means that he was identified with all the conditions, events and developments which made a territory and then a state out of a region which in all preceding years of American history had lain barren and fruitless. It was not only on account of his early arrival in Kansas territory but also because of the widespread influence of his character and activities that the late Elliott Carriger

Gervais, Donnie

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Donnie Gervais, 74, of Baker City, died Feb. 19, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. At her request, cremation was held. Inurnment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Ms. Gervais was born on Nov. 21, 1930, at Elizabethton, Tenn., to Samuel and Myrtle White Cole. She came to Baker City from California and worked as a waitress in various restaurants in Baker City and for the Haines Steak House during the 1980s. She loved to make handmade quilts, crochet and knit. She enjoyed her home and took pride in it. She was a very family-oriented

Carter County, Tennessee Cemetery Transcriptions

Tennessee Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Tennessee county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Carter County, Tennessee Tombstone Transcription Project) Carr Cemetery DeLoach Family Cemetery George Mottern Cemetery Morris Family Cemetery Price Cemetery Old Slagle Cemetery Sparks Cemetery (hosted at Graveyards and Gravestones ) Unknown Cemetery Union Baptist Church Cemetery Vaughn Cemetery Williams Cemetery Following Cemeteries (hosted at Anita’s Genealogy Home Page) Blevins Cemetery Wilson Cemetery Following Cemeteries (hosted

Biographical Sketch of L. M. Hudson

L. M. Hudson, farmer, Sec. 29; P. O. Oakland; born in Carter Co., Tenn., Sept. 5, 1809, where he engaged in farming until 24 years of age, when he removed to Jessamine Co., Ky., where he engaged in farming until 1851, when he removed to East Oakland Tp., Coles Co., Ill., and purchased 200 acres, upon which he has since continued to live, during a period of twenty-eight years; he has since added by purchase until he now owns 320 acres, upon which he has good buildings erected by himself; at the time of his locating here, corn was worth