KNOX COUNTY, TENNESSEE

A Partial Bibliography*

Updated 01/23/03


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COUNTY AND COMMUNITY HISTORIES:

Abel, Gene M. and Abel, Frances L. The village of Concord, where time stood still : a history of many of the homes & other buildings . Concord, Tenn. : G.M. & F.L. Abel, 1989.

Allen, Ronald. R. A half century ago : a casual stroll through downtown Knoxville in 1948 with reminiscences of people places and events. Knoxville, Tenn. : s.n., 1998.

Angel, Margaret. Not so long ago, in the Concord-Farragut area : stories, paintings, and sketches. [Tennessee] : M. Angel, 1986.

Ash, Stephen V. Past times : a daybook of Knoxville history. Knoxville, Tenn.: The Knoxville News-Sentinel, 1991.

Baker, Joe L. Men of affairs in Knoxville. Knoxville, Tenn.:  J.L. Baker and S. Lowe, 1917.

Berwick, Sandy. Reflections on Sequoyah Hills / as told to Sandy Berwick, Chair, Kingston Pike-Sequoyah Hills Association Historical Committee.  Knoxville, Tenn. : Kingston Pike-Sequoyah Hills Association Historical Committee, c1997.

Cason, Jacquline McClellan.  Remembering Lonsdale : our community home. A project of the Lonsdale Improvement Organization.  Knoxville, 1992.

Central High School (Fountain City, Tenn.) Our honored dead / alumni of Central High School. Fountain City, Tenn.:  Central High School, 1945.
NOTES: Registers of dead with personal narratives, WWII casualties, 1939-1945.

Creekmore, Betsey Beeler. Knox County, Tennessee : a history in pictures. Norfolk, Va.: Donning Co., 1988.

Creekmore, Betsey Beeler. Knoxville, 3rd edition. Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1976.

Deaderick, Lucille, ed.. Heart of the valley : a history of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville : East Tennessee Historical Society, 1976.

Dunn, Emma G.  Gibbs Community history, 1787-1986 .  S.l.: s.n., 1986?

East Tennessee Historical Society, Knox County History Committee.  The French Broad-Holston Country; a history of Knox County, Tennessee.  Knoxville:  The Society, 1946.

Ellenburg, Zelda Blosser. Ball Camp Community : early settlers, places, things and the later years. Knoxville, Tenn.? : Z.B. Ellenburg, 1986.

Folmsbee, Stanley J. and Lucile Deaderick. The founding of Knoxville. Knoxville : East Tennessee Historical Society, 1941.

Goodman, W. M. ,ed. Souvenir history of Knoxville : the Marble City and great southern jobbing market : its importance as a manufacturing center and its manufacturing possibilities  Knoxville:  Press of Knoxville Engraving Co.,1907.
** Reprints are available - visit: http://user.icx.net/~reevesca/knox_booklet/index.htm for more information**

Gilmore, James R. Knoxville in the olden time.  Knoxville?: 1885.

Gore, Dennis N. Genealogies of early north Knox County.   Knoxville, Tenn. : D.N. Gore, 1986.

A history of Halls / information compiled by the Halls Business and Professional Club, Carolyn Cocca, coordinator. Halls, Tenn. : Halls Business and Professional Club,  1985.

Hicks, Nannie Lee. The John Adair section of Knox County, Tennessee. Knoxville: J. K. Lithographers, 1976.

Hicks, Nannie Lee. Community historical sketches in Knox County, Tennessee : Corryton, Harbison's Cross Roads, Smithwood .  Knoxville : Multilithed by Knox County Library, 1958.  

The History and character of the Forest Heights neighborhood. A Tennessee Homecoming 86 project. Tennessee : s.n., 1986. 

History of Tennessee from the earliest time to the present: together with an historical and a biographical sketch of from twenty-five to thirty counties of east Tennessee .  Chicago ; Nashville : The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1887.

Humes, Thomas W.  The half-century of Knoxville: being the address and proceedings at the semi-centennial anniversary of the settlement of the town, Feb. 10, 1842. To which is added an appendix: containing a number of historical documents. Knoxville [Tenn.] Printed at the Register office, 1852. 

Isenhour, Judith Clayton.  Knoxville : a pictorial history . Norfolk, Va. : Donning Co.,1978. 

Kim, Young W.  Benton, Charles, ed. The Sevierville Hill site : a Civil War Union encampment on the Southern Heights of Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Tenn. : Transporation Center, The University of Tennessee, 1993.

Knox County Public Library System.  Two centuries of Knox County, Tennessee : a celebration in photographs.   Knoxville:  McClung Historical Collection, 1992.

Knoxville-Knox County Office on Aging. Beck Cultural Exchange Center, inc.  Tales from back then : reminiscence writings by Senior citizens . Knoxville, Tenn. Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1979?

Knoxville Yesterday Historical Society.  Knoxville bicentennial yesterday.  Knoxville : Knoxville Yesterday Historical Society, 1976?

MacArthur, William J.   Old Knoxville:  thirty-two historic postcards.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  University of Tennessee Press, 1982.
NOTES: Most of the photos. reproduced are the work of J.E. Thompson and are from the McClung Historical Collection, Knoxville-Knox County Public Library.

Moxley, Cynthia and M. Martines.  Knoxville : gateway to the South Montgomery, Ala. : Community Communications, 1995.

Neal, Thomas Howe R. Harbison, Graveston, Knox County, Tennessee and the Graves genealogy. 
Knoxville, Tenn.: T.H. Neal, 1973.
SURNAMES: Harbin, Graves.

Neely, Jack. Knoxville's secret history.  Knoxville, Tenn. : Scruffy City Pub., 1995.  

Powell, Lyman Pierson (ed). Historic towns of the southern states.  New York, London: G. P. Putnam's sons, 1900.

Reilly, J. S.  Knoxville, past, present and future : embracing historical sketches of its growth and progress from its establishment to the present time, together with outline of Tennessee history : also a review of its manufacturing, mercantile and general business advantages, together with statistics of the magnitude of operations in the different times and inducements offered to all capitalists, to which is added sketches of the principal business houses and manufacturing concerns of the metropolis of East Tennessee.   Knoxville, Tenn. : [s.n.], 1883.

Roberts, Othello Brakebill, ed.   West View : a community scrapbook, 1793-1996.   Knoxville, Tenn. : s.n., 1996. 

Rodgers, Willie A. Graveston, Knox County, Tennessee, history and brief genealogies.  Knoxville:, 1978.
NOTE:  Surnames:  Bates, Clapp, George, Lett, Parker, Rogers, Shepard, Tabler, Underwood

Rothrock, Mary U., ed. The French Broad-Holston Country; a history of Knox County, Tennessee. Knoxville: East Tennessee Historical Society, 1946.

Rule, William, ed.  Standard history of Knoxville, Tennessee : with full outline of the natural advantages, early settlement, territorial government, Indian troubles, and general and particular history of the city down to the present time.  Chicago : Lewis Pub. Co., l900. 

Who's who in Knoxville: Knoxville men and women of affairs. Knoxville, Tenn: Great Smokey Mountains Pub Co., Inc, 1928?

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ETHNIC ROOTS:

Adallis, Dio. Thirtieth anniversary, history of Knoxville, Tennessee, Greek-American colony, 1904-1934. Knoxville: D. Adallis, 1934.

Ashe, Robert Lawrence.  Negro education in Knox County, Tennessee:  1873-1880. Thesis (B.A.) -- Princeton, 1962.

Babelay, David. They trusted and were delivered : the French-Swiss of Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville, Tenn. : The Vaud-Tennessee Publisher, 1988.
(Note: "Includes bibliographical information on the following family names: Andre, Babelay, Beney, Berney, Blanc, Bolli, Buffat, Burdet, Chavannes, Dovat, Dubochet, Ducloux, Dufour, Esperandieu, Falconnier, Felix, Francillon, Freymond, Getaz, Gouffon, Guignard, Guyaz, Jouvenat, LeCoultre, Marguerat, Mouron, Pellaux, Porta, Prodolliet, Rochat, Seilaz, Senn, Sterchi, Tauxe, Truan, Benoit, Beyeler, Bride, Burnand, Cellier, Chappuis, Charmoy, Darbonnier, Fatio, Fayet, Gaudin, George, Humbert, Jaquerod, Longchamp, Magnin, Marguet, Masson, Morel, Piguet, Postle, Reguin, Royer, Secretan, Thuillard, Verrey, Zbinden.")

Besmann, Wendy Lowe.  A separate circle : Jewish life in Knoxville, Tennessee. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001.

Booker, Robert J. (ed), The History of Blacks in Knoxville, Tennessee : the first one hundred years, 1791-1891 Knoxville, Tenn. : Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1990.

Booker, Robert J. Two hundred years of Black culture in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1791 to 1991. Virginia Beach, VA : Donning Co., c1993.

Brownlow, William. G.,  A sermon on slavery; a vindication of the Methodist church, South: her position stated. Delivered in Temperance hall, in Knoxville, on Sabbath, August 9th, 1857, to the delegates and others in attendance at the Southern Commercial Convention. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Kinsloe & Rice, 1857.

Centennial history, Temple Beth El, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1864-1964.  Knoxville: s.n., 1964.

Daughters of American Colonists. Knoxville Chapter and Union City Chapter. Indexes [to] First Circuit Court minute book, volume 1, Knox County, Tennessee, February 1810-August 1817 [and] Obion County, Tennessee, court minutes, October, 1849-May 1856. Tennessee: The Society, 1988.
(Note: Knox County index prepared by Mrs. Alden A. Lofquist, Jr. A slave index follows each section).

Jones, James B. Jr. Knoxville's African-American community, 1860-1920.  Nashville, Tenn. : Comprehensive Cultural Resources Management Planning Services, Tennessee Historical Commission/State Historic Preservation Office, 1989.
Note: Includes appendix, "Historic Mechanicsville : architectural features."

McKelway, Henry St. Clair (1994). Slaves and master in the upland south: archaeological investigations at the Mabry site.  Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1994

Richards, D.J.  History of the Welsh in Tennessee, 1867-1873-5. Knoxville, 1925.
NOTES:  Intended to have been read St. David's Day, March 1, 1925.

 

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EDUCATION / SCHOOLS:

A few facts concerning the establishment and history of Knox County Reformatory, Knox County Industrial School, The John Tarleton Institute, 1895-1939.  Knoxville, Tenn.: The Institute, 1939?

Ashe, Robert Lawrence.  Negro education in Knox County, Tennessee:  1873-1880. Thesis (B.A.) -- Princeton, 1962.

Booker, Robert J. (ed)., A Celebration of the 100th anniversary of the first graduating class of Austin-East High School, 1888-1988 : a photo chronicle of historic achievement Knoxville, Tenn. : Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1988.

Booker, Robert J. And There was Light: The 120-Year History of Knoxville College, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1875-1995. Virginia Beach, Va.: Donning Co., 1994.

Carr, Margaret Thompson. History of the Tennessee School for the Deaf . Dissertation: Thesis, University of Tennessee, 1941.

Crumpton, Charles Reid. The history and present status of the Stair technical high school, Knoxville. Dissertation: Thesis (M.S.)--University of Tennessee, 1940.

DeArmond, Nora. Winds through the sedge fields. Knoxville, TN : N.H. DeArmond, 1994.

Fleming, Cynthia G. "Knoxville College: A History and Some Recollections of the First Fifty Years, 1875-1925." East Tennessee Historical Society's Publications Nos. 58-59 (1986-87): 89-111.

Gentry, Lee. Notes on Halls and north Knox County .  Knoxville?: Lee Gentry, 1977.

Knoxville City Schools . A history of the Knoxville public schools. Prepared by a Curriculum Survey Committee of the Secondary Schools.  Knoxville, Tenn. : The Dept., 1953. 

Knoxville City Schools (Knoxville, Tenn.) Annual report of the Knoxville City Schools, Knoxville, Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn. : Whig and Chronicle Printing Co. (1879-1915). 

Knox County (Tenn.). Public Instruction.  Annual report of county superintendent of Public Instruction to County Court, Knox County, Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn. : S. B. Newman & Co.,
(Note: Annual report of public schools of Knox County Annual report, public schools of Knox County, Tennessee:  1903, 1907/1908; 1911/1912, 1912/13, 1913/1914, 1916/17, 1917/18)

Knox County Industrial School (Knox County, Tenn.)  By-laws and rules adopted by the trustees of the Knox county industrial school.  Knoxville, Stubley Printing Co., 1897.

McFee, Mrs. Tom R.  The Admiral's voyage; Farragut a history of our school.  Concord, Tenn:  Farragut Alumni, 1959. 

Montgomery, James Riley, S. J. Folmsbee, L. S. Greene. To foster knowledge : a history of the University of Tennessee, 1794-1970. Knoxville:  University of Tennessee Press: 1984.

Morgan, LeBerta H.(ed). Staub school : a brief history of its fifty years of service to the community together with the organization, growth and accomplishments of its parent-teacher association .  Knoxville, Tenn. : Staub Parent-Teacher Association, History Committee, 1947.

Smith, L. Thomas.  Above every other desire: a centennial history of Johnson Bible
College, 1893-1993
.   Knoxville, Tenn. : Johnson Bible College, c1993.

Tennessee School for the Deaf. 100th anniversary of the Tennessee School for the Deaf, 1845-1945.  Knoxville, Tenn. : The School, 1945? 

Tennessee School for the Deaf.  Tennessee School for the Deaf: 150 years, 1845-1994.  Knoxville:  Tennessee School for the Deaf, 1995.

University of Tennessee, Knoxville. College of Law. The University of Tennessee College of Law alumni directory, 1890-1976 / prepared by the College of Law and the UT Knoxville Office of Alumni Affairs. Knoxville, Tenn. : The College, [1976?].

United Presbyterian Church of North America.  Historical sketch of the freedmen's missions of the United Presbyterian church, 1862-1904. Knoxville, TN : Printing Dept., Knoxville College, 1904. 
(Note: Contains historical information on Knoxville College, established by the United Presbyterian church, 1875).

 

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SCHOOL YEARBOOKS / ANNUALS:

The Echo. Knoxville, Tenn. : Senior Class of Knoxville Colored High School, 1924-
(location:  UT Special Collections has a copy of the 1924 yearbook)

Sequoyah. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Senior Class of Central High School.  Volume 11: 1918.
(location:  UT Special Collections has copies for 1914, 1917, 1918).

Kalendar.  Park City [Knoxville], Tenn.:  Students of Park City High School. Volume 4: 1913.
(location:  UT Special Collections has a copy of the 1913 yearbook).

Voice.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  Graduating Class of the Knoxville High School.  Volume 1: 1889.
(location:  UT Special Collections has a copies of yearbooks for:  1904-1909; 1911-1926; 1931. Multiple issues during 1920-1922.)

 

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HISTORICAL SITES:

Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs. Swan Pond : Francis Alexander Ramsey's stone house, a Tennessee state shrine. Knoxville: The Knoxville Branch for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities, between 1954 and 1971.

Hansard, Mrs. Robert L.  (1976). A Historical sketch of Alcoa Highway-Maryville Pike section of Knox County, 1776-1976.  Knoxville : s.n, 1976?

Hicks, Nannie Lee. Historic treasure spots of Knox County, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Tenn.: Simon Harris Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution , 1964. 

 Knoxville/Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission. The future of our past: historic sites survey and cultural resources plan for Knoxville and Knox County Tennessee.  Knoxville:  The Commission,  1988.

Manning, Russ and S. Jamieson.  Historic Knoxville and Knox County : city center, neighborhoods, and parks : a walking and touring guide.  Norris, Tenn. : Laurel Place, c1990. 

McKelway, Henry St. Clair (1994). Slaves and master in the upland south: archaeological investigations at the Mabry site.  Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1994

Morgan, LeBerta H..  A brief history of Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital. Knoxville : Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital, 1975. 

Morgan, LeBerta H.(ed).  Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital : a distinguished history of people caring for people. Knoxville : Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital, 1979. 

Peters, W. D.  An historic highway : being in part a history of that portion of Knox County lying contiguous to the Kingston Road.  Knoxville, 1894.
NOTES: Includes photocopies of portions which appeared in the Knoxville Weekly Journal in November and December 1894.

Ryan, Arthur Frank and Mrs. F. Hancock, editors.  Historical forts and houses in Knoxville and nearby vicinity.   Knoxville:  Knox County Library, 1962. 

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CIVIL WAR:

Brearley, William Henry. Recollections of the East Tennessee campaign, battle of Campbell Station, 16th Nov., 1863; siege of Knoxville, 17th Nov.-5th Dec., 1863. Detroit, Tribune book and job office, 1871.

Clark, Willene B. (ed), Valleys of the shadow: the memoir of Confederate Captain Reuben G. Clark, Company I, 59th Tennessee Mounted Infantry . Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1994.

Cutcheon, Byron Mac. Recollections of Burnside's East Tennessee campaign of 1863. Washington: 1902

House, Ellen Renshaw: A Very Violent Rebel: The Civil War Diary of Ellen Renshaw House. Volume in the University's Voices of the Civil War Series. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996

Poe, Orlando M.  Personal recollections of the occupation East Tennessee and the defense of Knoxville. A paper read before Michigan commandery of the Military order of the loyal legion of the United States, December 5th, 1888.  Detroit: Ostler Printing Co., 1889. Reprinted by East Tennessee Historical Society, 1963 

Seymour, Digby Gordon. Divided loyalties; Fort Sanders and the Civil War in East Tennessee. Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press, 1963. 

United Daughters of the Confederacy. Knoxville Chapter, no. 89 (Tenn.).  Undertaker's list of Confederate dead in Bethel Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee . Knoxville:  United Daughters of the Confederacy,  1973.

United States. Quartermaster's Dept..   Roll of honor : names of soldiers who died in defence {sic}  of the American Union, interred in the national cemeteries at Chattanooga, Stone's River, and Knoxville, Tenn.  Washington, D.C.: Quartermaster General's Office., 1866. 

Wiltshire, Joseph W..  A reminiscence of Burnside's Knoxville campaign. Paper read before the Ohio commandery of the Loyal legion, April 3rd, 1912. Cincinnati?,  1912. 

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KNOX COUNTY FAMILIES:

Bolton, Maine Duggan. My life history.  Self published, 1932?
NOTES: Includes Hugh F. Crawford's 1881 account of his own life, and biographical histories and genealogies of other family members.

Boop, Warren C.  Genealogy of some Forks of the River, Knox County, Tennessee Armstrongs 
Knoxville, Tenn.: W.C. Boop, 1980.

Carter, David L. Family of William Carter, residing in Knox County about 1795. Knoxville, Tenn., s.n., 1966?

Daughters of the American Revolution. Tennessee Society. Bible records : Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee 1768-1898 and 1812-1900 / copied by Nancy D. Hansard.  Knoxville, 1977-1978.
NOTES: Contains Bible records of: Joseph Bell & M. E. Thompson; Charles F. Kurth; Murdock McIntire; Casper Aebli; James Madison Carter; Jesse A Linam; John Miller; John Farrah Williams.

Daughters of the American Revolution. Admiral David Farragut Chapter.  Bible records of Knox County and East Tennessee pioneer families : being the Alter, Anderson, Caldwell, Gamble, Kannal, Kirk, and Watson Bible records / compiled by Nancy D. Hansard and Mabel D. Bettis. Knoxville, Tenn.:  D.A.R., 1980?
Surnames:  Gamble, Kannal, Kirk, Watson, Alter, Anderson, Caldwell. 

Dockter, Albert W.  A family history and descendants of Jeremiah Gredig; with roots in Knox County, Tennessee.  Alcoa, Tenn.:  A.W. Dockter, 1991.

Dunlap, Kenneth A.  A genealogical history of the Dunlaps of Tennessee: a chronological, biographical and historical perspective.  Sterling Heights, Mich:  K. A. Dunlap, 1996.

Hall, Caroline Stakely.  Genealogy of the Hall family of Knox County, Tennessee. 1906.

Irwin, William H.  Ancestors and descendants of William Conner, 1755-1836 of Knox County, Tennessee    Knoxville, Tenn. : W. H. Irwin, 1995.

Johnson, Mary Lou Shoemaker and M.L. Treadwell.  Family of Edward Eppes of Knox County, Tennessee . n.p., 1951 

McAnally, David Rice.  Life and times of Rev. S. Patton, and annals of the Holston conference.  Knoxville?: 1859.

McNamara, Billie R.. From the Rhondda Valley to the Clinch River Valley and beyond : A genealogy of the descendants of John Davies .  Knoxville,  B.R. McNamara, 1982. 

Moulder, Rebecca Hunt. May the sod rest lightly : Thomas O'Conner, Halifax Court House, Virginia, 1836, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1882. Tucson, Ariz. : Skyline Print. Company, 1977. 

Neal, Thomas Howe R. Harbison, Graveston, Knox County, Tennessee and the Graves genealogy. 
Knoxville, Tenn.: T.H. Neal, 1973.
SURNAMES: Harbin, Graves.

Nelson, Gordon Richard.  A Nelson family of Knox County, Tennessee.  Oviedo, Fla.: G.R. Nelson, 1990. 

Paton, Yoder.  Eine WŁrzel : Tennessee John Stoltzfus.  Lititz, PA : Sutter House, 1979.

Pound, Jerome B.  Memoirs of Jerome B Pound: With Histories of Pound-
Murphey- Willingham- Palmer- Pitts Families.
?Self-published: 1949

Roane monument unveiling, Wednesday, June 26, 1918, Pleasant Forest graveyard, Campbell Station, Knox County, Tennessee, official program.  Knoxville:  Press of the Knoxville Plain Dealer, 1918.
NOTES: "Descendants of Governor Archibald Roane so far as known": p. 2.

Rodgers, Willie A. Graveston, Knox County, Tennessee, history and brief genealogies.  Knoxville:, 1978.
NOTE:  Surnames:  Bates, Clapp, George, Lett, Parker, Rogers, Shepard, Tabler, Underwood

Scott, Rosa Naomi.  Family record of the Andersons, Deadericks, Outlaws and connecting branches.  Knoville, Tenn.:  s.n., 1931.

Seivers, Edna Wallace and C.E. Wallce.  The Robert & Harriet Wallace family : Anderson County, Tn. and Knox County, Tn, 1800's & 1900's.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  E.W. Seivers, 1986. 

Steel, Edward M., ed.   A forty-niner from Tennessee : the diary of Hugh Brown Heiskell .  Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1998.

Walker family.  Walker family papers,  1863-1885.
NOTES:  33 items. Primarily correspondence of the Walker family of Knox County, Tennessee, most of it from the Civil War period. Includes letters from Richard E. Walker to his wife, Caroline, from camps in Tennessee and Georgia. There are also letters between Richard Walker and his brothers, George and Thomas, and sister, Sarah. Richard Walker served in the 6th Tennessee Infantry, USA. Also included in the papers are two pages of family history notes and a clipping concerning the death of Caroline Walker.

Watt, Sandra Carol Smelser.  Smelser, Smelcer, & Schmeltzer family of Greene, Jefferson, Blount and Knox Counties of Tennessee  Jackson, Tenn : S.C.S Watt, 1985.

Wright,  Rev. J. C.   Autobiography of Rev. A.B. Wright, of Holston Conference, M.E. Church.  Prepared by his son,  Rev. J.C. Wright. Cincinnati, Ohio:  1896.

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KNOX COUNTY CHURCHES:

| General | Baptist | Catholic | Episcopal | Jewish | Lutheran | Methodist | Mormon | Presbyterian |

General Information:

Denominational union church directory, Knoxville, Tennessee. 1902. Knoxville, Tenn., Gaut-Ogden Co., Printers and binders, 1902.

Edington, John F. A church census of the 134 churches of the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, as of date January 31, 1925 : including all denominations, faiths and creeds that are organized and have a house in which to worship.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  J.F. Edington, 1988.

Hicks, Nannie Lee and Central High School History Classes (Knoxville, Tenn).   History of some Knox County Churches / prepared by Miss Nannie Lee Hicks' American history classes. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Central High School, 1959.
Contents:
- Congregational Church (Knoxville)
- St. Paul Methodist Church (Fountain City)
- Magnolia Avenue Methodist Church (Knoxville)
- Inskip Methodist Church
- Minutes of Smithwood Baptist Church
- Minutes of Alder Springs Baptist Church
- Wallace Memorial Baptist Church
- First Baptist Church of Fountain City
- Third Creek Baptist Church
- Miller Lutheran Church
- Christian Church of Fountain City
- Corinth Church Cemetery

Knoxville News-Sentinel.  Knoxville area church & synagogue, 1776-1976. Imprint: Knoxville, Tenn. : Religious Bicentennial Committee, 1976.
(Note: Supplement to the Knoxville News-Sentinel on July 4, 1976). 

 

Baptist:

Beggs, Mary Sue.  History of Beaver Dam Baptist Church.  Knox County, Tenn.: The Church, 1959.

Bell Avenue Baptist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.)  The champion.  Knoxville, Tenn. : Bell Avenue Baptist Church, 1932-   .  Weekly publication. 

Burnett, J .J.  Sketches of  Tennessee's Pioneer Baptist Preachers.  Nashville, Tenn:  Press of Marshall & Bruce Company, 1919.

Carver, R.W.  Through the years:  history of New Hopewell Baptist Church, Kimberlin Heights Road, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1836-1979.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  Historical Committee of New Hopewell Baptist Church, 1979

Central Baptist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.).  History of Central Baptist Church, 1914-1964 (Fountain City), Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  The Church, 1964.

Clinton Association of United Baptists (Tenn.). Annual session (24th: 1876).  Minutes of the twenty-fourth annual session of the Clinton Association of United Baptists : held with Bishopville Church, Knox County, Tenn., September 21st, 22nd and 23rd, 1876.
Morristown, Tenn.:  Baptist Reflector, 1876.

Concord Baptist Association (Tenn.).  Minutes of the Concord Baptist Association.  Nashville, Tenn.:  The Association, 1834-1838. 

Corryton Baptist Church (Knox County, Tenn.).  History of Corryton Baptist Church,  1905-1964:  Homecoming and dedication, Corryton Baptist Church, Corryton, Tennessee, October 25, 1964.  Self published, 1964.

Davis, Betty Blankenship. History of Mount Pleasant (at Hickory Creek) Baptist Church, West Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: B.B. Davis, 1991.

Egerton, Cecil Baker.  A history of the First Baptist Church of Knoxville, Tennessee.  Dissertation: Thesis (M.A.)--University of Tennessee, 1960. 

Glenwood Baptist Church (Powell, Tenn).  The first one hundred years of Glenwood Baptist Church, 1890-1990.  Powell, Tenn.:  Glenwood Baptist Church, 1990

Hamby, Robert P.: History of Meridian Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee:  In celebration of the seventy-sixth anniversary. Knoxville, TN: Meridian Baptist Church, 1950. 

Johnson, Mary Dowell, [and] Tom Minter.  A century of praise: the history of Central Baptist Church, 1894-1999.    Knoxville, Tenn. : s.n., 1999

Johnson, Mrs. James G.  Church record, Primitive Baptist Church of Jesus Christ, Stock Creek, Knox County (Tenn.),  July, 1839-September, 1856.  1936. 

Knoxville Baptist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) The Knoxville Baptist Church : her covenant and rules of order and decorum. Knoxville [Tenn.] : Printed at H. Barry's Book and Job Office, 1860. 

Martin, Mary Freels . History of Ball Camp Baptist Church : our 175th anniversary, 1797-1972 . Knoxville, Tenn. : The Church, 1972?

Minutes of the Seventeenth Annual Session of the Midland Baptist Association : held with the Pleasant Will Baptist Church, Knox County, Tennessee, September 13, 14, 15, 1911.

Mucke, Friedrich Lowlon.  A history of the German element at French and Neubert's Tennessee (Lutheran Valley).  self published, 1989.
NOTES:  Stock Creek Baptist Church (Knox County, Tenn.), Zion Lutheran Church (Knox County, Tenn.), 

Owens, Sharynn L. Moving into its second century : Mount Zion Baptist Church, Knoxville White Plains, N.Y. : Monarch, 1975.

Sharon Baptist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.)    Sharon Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1871-1996, 125th anniversary., 4th ed.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  Sharon Baptist Church, 1995.

Siler, Nancy J., Carol Stricklin and Dorothy McGhee. First Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1843-1993 : proud past, dedicated present, looking to the future. Knoxville, Tenn. : The Church, 1992.

South Knoxville Baptist Church. Over the river:  one hundred years in the life of South Knoxville Baptist Church, 1889-1989. Knoxville, Tenn:  The Church, 1989.

Third Baptist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.)  Third Baptist Church of Knoxville : Records, Book 1, 1889-1891.  Knoxville, s.n., 1976.
NOTES: Copied from original in possession of Mrs. Guilford Simpson.

Valley Grove Baptist Church History Book Committee. Valley Grove Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee : the first 100 years, 1895-1995.  Knoxville, TN : Valley Grove Baptist Church, 1995. 

 

Catholic:

Church of the Immaculate Conception (Knoxville, Tenn.)  Year book / Church of the Immaculate Conception. Knoxville, Tenn. : Gaylon Printing Co., 1931-

Gibney, Laurence V.  The Church on Summit Hill:  the Catholics of Knoxville and East Tennessee.  Knoxville?:  L.V. Gibney, 1986. 

 

Episcopal:

Humes, Thomas William, 1815-1892. A sermon, in vindication of the Protestant Episcopal Church, delivered in St. John's Church, Knoxville, Oct 1, 1848, by Rev. T.W. Humes. Knoxville, H. Barry's Job Office, 1848.

Humes, Thomas W.  Historical discourse of St. John's Church, Knoxville, TN.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  The Church, 1886. 

Johnston, A. Montgomery.  To proclaim Him to the world: a history of the Church of the Ascension, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1957-1990. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Episcopal Church of the Ascension,1991. 

Seymour, Charles M., ed.  A history of one hundred years of St. John's Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Tennessee  1846-1946.  Kingsport, Tennessee:  Kingsport Press, 1947.  

St. John's Bicentennial Committee.  St. John's Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1946-1976.   Knoxville : Vestry of St. John's Parish, 1977.

Hebrew:

Centennial history, Temple Beth El, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1864-1964.  Knoxville: s.n., 1964.

Lutheran:

Mucke, Friedrich Lowlon.  A history of the German element at French and Neubert's Tennessee (Lutheran Valley).  self published, 1989.
NOTES:  Stock Creek Baptist Church (Knox County, Tenn.), Zion Lutheran Church (Knox County, Tenn.), 

Mormon:

Borden, Mitch, editor.  Foot steps of faith : Knoxville Tennessee stake history and condensed ward/branch histories through November 17, 1996.  Knoxville, TN : The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1998?

Methodist:

A history of Pleasant Grove Methodist Church : Holston Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Published/Created: [Knoxville, TN : B.H. Peters, c1997] 

Brownlow, William. G.,  A sermon on slavery; a vindication of the Methodist church, South: her position stated. Delivered in Temperance hall, in Knoxville, on Sabbath, August 9th, 1857, to the delegates and others in attendance at the Southern Commercial Convention. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Kinsloe & Rice, 1857.

Centenary M.E. Church, South (Knoxville, Tenn.) Directory, 1909-1910. [n.p.] Reliable Printing Co. [1909]

Chilcote, Thomas F., ed.  Hoofbeats and heartbeats:  Francis Asbury's labors and longings gleaned from his journal.  Holston Conference Commission on Archives and History., 1975.
NOTES: "The Holston Conference Colleges (Emory & Henry, Tennessee Wesleyan, Hiwassee) present this gift of Hoofbeats and hearbeats to those attending the 1975 Holston Annual Conference, Radford, Virginia in recognition of Francis Asbury's pioneering work in establishing colleges on the American frontier"--back cover.

Church Street Methodist Church (Knoxville, Tenn). The Church Street Methodist. Knoxville, Tenn. : Church Street Methodist Church, l939-1968. (weekly periodical)

Church Street United Methodist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). The Church Street messenger. Knoxville, Tenn. : Church Street United Methodist Church, 1968- (weekly periodical)

Church Street (Methodist) Church.  Our heritage and our hope : Church Street Church, 1816-1966. Knoxville, Tenn. : The Church, 1966

Cottrell, William B. Concord UMC : the history of a church and its environment 1865-1985. Concord, TN: Bicentenial Committee of the Concord United Methodist Church, 1985.

Directory of the churches of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, of Knoxville, Tennessee with history and illustrations. Knoxville, Published by the Knoxville Preachers' Conference, 1913.

First Methodist Episcopal Church (Knoxville, Tenn.)  Year book and directory.
Knoxville, Tenn.: The Church,  1911, 1918, 1934.

Freeborg, Rebecca Minerva Maloney French. Salem, in the beginning, 1813 : New Salem Methodist Episcopal, circa 1832 : New Salem United Methodist Church, 1968 [Knox County, TN} .  Knoxville?:  1982.

Hopewell Methodist Episcopal Church (Knox County, Tenn).   Hopewell Methodist Episcopal Church Register.  Knox County, Tenn.:  The Church, 1920.
NOTES:   Typed copy of register from 1844-, to which is added historical sketch and explanation by Dr. George F. Mellon from the Knoxville Sentinel, Sept. 28, 1920.

Howard, Roy L.  The Knoxville District:  a history.  Knoxville, Tenn., : R.L. Howard, 1984?
Note:  Knoxville District of the Methodist Church.

Howard, Roy L. Districts of Holston past and present : Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church and the organizations which preceded it in the following denominations: Methodist Episcopal, Methodist Protestant, United Brethren, Methodist Episcopal, South, Evangelical United Brethren, and Methodist Produced by the Committee on Archives and History of Holston Conference, 1989.

LaBonte, Lucille Holt, ed.   History of Mascot (Methodist Episcopal South - Methodist - United Methodist) Church, 1915 - 1985.  Mascot, Tenn.:  The Church?, 1986.

Lincoln Park United Methodist Church.  Lincoln Park United Methodist Church: 1903 - Our seventy-fifth year - 1978.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  The Church, 1978.

Martin, Isaac Patton. Minister in the Tennessee Valley Sixty-Seven Years.  Knoxville: Methodist Historical Soc., 1954. 

Martin, Isaac Patton. Church Street Methodist, Children of Francis Asbury: A History of Church Street Methodist Church, Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Church Street Methodists, 1947.

Martin, Isaac Patton.  Methodism in Holston.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  Methodist historical society of Holston conference, 1945.
NOTES: "Alphabetical roll of preachers"

McAnally, David Rice.  Life and times of Rev. S. Patton, and annals of the Holston conference.  Knoxville?: 1859.

McDaniel, Harold W. History of Forestdale Evangelical United Brethren Church, Knoxville, Tenn. Knoxville: Forestdale E.U.B. Church, 1956. 

McKinney, G. E.  Concord United Methodist Church : an abbreviated history, 1865-1990.  Farragut, Tenn. : The 125th Anniversary Celebration Committee of
Concord United Methodist Church, 1990.

Melear, James M.: Hopes That Perish and Other Sermons. Knoxville, TN: Ogden Bros., 1899. 
Note: Author was pastor of Lutrell Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville

Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference. The Holston Annual, vol.1-66.  Knoxville, Tenn., 1873-1939.
NOTES: No. 66 "is the Final Edition of the Annual of the Holston Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and it is the First Edition of the Holston Conference of the Methodist Church."

Platt, Samuel Joseph.  A book of remembrance:  Church Street United Methodist Church (1793-1816?)-1975.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  The Church,  1982.

Price, R.N. Holston Methodism:  from its origin to the present time. 5 volumes, 1904-1914.

Vesser, Elizabeth and R.L. Howard.   Hopewell United Methodist Church: a history.   Mascot, Tenn.?:  1984.

Washington Pike Methodist Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). Fifty years of dedicated service : Washington Pike Methodist Church, 1906-1956.   Knoxville, Tenn.: The Church, 1956

Wright,  Rev. J. C.   Autobiography of Rev. A.B. Wright, of Holston Conference, M.E. Church.  Prepared by his son,  Rev. J.C. Wright. Cincinnati, Ohio:  1896.

 

Presbyterian:

Craig, Edward Marshall (ed).  Highways and byways of Appalachia:  A study of the work of the Synod of Appalachia of the Presbyterian Church in the US.  Kingsport, Tenn.: Kingsport Press, 1927.

Note:  "The Synod of Appalachia is  composed of four Presbyteries: Abingdon, with fourteen counties in Virginia and one in West Virginia; Asheville, with eleven counties in North Carolina; Holston, with twelve counties in Tennessee and four in North Carolina; Knoxville, with eighteen counties in Tennessee and seven in Kentucky."

First Presbyterian Church. Knoxville, Tennessee.  First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1796-1925. Knoxville:  The Church, 1925?

First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) The old first church". Synod of Appalachia, Presbytery of Knoxville. [Knoxville, 1942?]

First Presbyterian Church. The centennial anniversary of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tennessee, and the semi-centennial anniversary of the ministry of Rev. James Park. Knoxville, Tenn., October 11, 1896. Knoxville, Tenn.: Bean, Warters & Gaut, 1897.

Fifty Years. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Fountain City, Presbyterian Church , 1973.

Fourth Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.)  Manual of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tenn. June 1920.  Knoxville, Tenn.: The Church, 1920

Fourth Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) Fourth Presbyterian Church, Broadway at Glenwood, Knoxville, Tennessee, semicentennial celebration, April 26, 1936. [n.p., 1936?]

Giffen, Lowell.  A History of Second Presbyterian Church, 1818-1994.  Knoxville, TN, 1994.

Hays, Rev. J. S.  The Church's commission: a sermon on missions, delivered in the First Presbyterian church, at Knoxville, before the Synod of Nashvile, on Sabbath, October 8th, 1859. Published by request of Synod. Knoxville, Tenn.: Beckett, Haws & co., 1859. 

Hina, Naomi W.  A history of Graystone Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1890-1990 . Knoxville, Tenn. : McLemore Printing Co., 1989.

Knox County (Tenn). Register's Office.  Pleasant Forest Presbyterian church minute book:  1833-1891/prepared by the Historical Records Survey, Works Progress Administration.  Nashville, Tenn.:  Historical Records Survey, 1938.

Luttrell, Laura E. , ed. Caledonia Presbyterian Church history by Mrs. Frenchie Blake Armstrong . Knoxville, Tenn.: L. E. Luttrell, 1958.
NOTES: Caledonia Presbyterian Church (Knox County, Tenn.)

Mack, Ashley, ed.  For Christ in the heart of Knoxville : a history of Knoxville's First Presbyterian Church / History of Knoxville's Presbyterian Church, 1792-1992. Knoxville, Tenn. : A. Mack, 1991.  

Mack, William.   A discourse, delivered at the request of the young men of the Second Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tennessee, Sunday, December 3, 1843, By Rev. Wm. Mack.    Knoxville, Tenn.: Jas. C. Moses, 1843.

McMullen, Robert B.  The history of the First Presbyterian Church, in Knoxville, Tennessee : a discourse / delivered by the pastor, R.B. M'Mullen, at the dedication of their new house of worship, March 25th, 1855.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  Printed by John B.G. Kinsloe, 1855.

New Prospect Presbyterian Church ( Knoxville, Tenn.).  Faith of our fathers, living still 1834-1984 : a history of the New Prospect Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Tenn. : New Prospect Presbyterian Church, 1984.

Overcast, Helen McClellan.  Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church: one hundred ninety-four years of history .edited by Jennifer McGhee Siler. Knoxville, Tenn.:  Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church (Knox County), 1991.

Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Presbytery of Knoxville. Meeting. Minutes of Knoxville Presbytery. [Knoxville, Tenn.] : The Presbytery, Notes: Description based on: 149th semi-annual session (Sept. 1920). Continued by: Minutes of Knoxville Presbytery ... stated meeting

Ramsey, J. G. M.   History of Lebanon Presbyterian Church : "in the fork," five miles east of Knoxville, Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn., 1918  (now online!)

Ramsey, J. G. M.  The Lebanon Church [and] Mecklenburg Place.
NOTES: Excerpted from "History of Lebanon Presbyterian Church" and published in: Tennessee state history of the Daughters of the American Revolution / compiled and edited by Kate K. White. 1930.

Record of Lebanon-in-the-fork Presbyterian Church, 1867-1903 [1907], Knox County, Tennessee.
Knoxville, Tenn., s.n., 1942.
NOTES: "Original manuscript record in possession of Mr. Moses Willoughby Armstrong, May 10, 1942."

Second Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn). The service used at the laying of the corner stone of the Second Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee,  August 15, 1906.  Conducted by the pastor Rev. R.L. Bachman.  Knoxville:  The Church, 1906.

Second Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee : historical r‚esum‚e, 1818-1986. Knoxville : Hunter Printing Co., 1986.

Shannondale Presbyterian Church Historical Committee.  Seventy-five years : Shannondale Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee (1886-1961). . Knoxville? Tenn. : The Committee?, 1961.

Suddarth, Emma.  Ninety-three years of service:  a history of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Knoxville, Tennessee, 1885-1978. s.n., 1979.

Tennessee Historical Record Survey. Cumberland Presbyterian church records Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn. : U.S. Works Progress Administration, 1938, (v.1. includes Typed copies of minutes, session records, etc. from Beaver C.P. church, 1833-1879 (Knox Co). UTK Special Collections Lib

United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Board of Mission to the Freedmen. Album of Knoxville College and other missions among the Freedmen of the United Presbyterian Church. Imprint: [S.l : s.n, 1901?  
(Note Map showing the Freedmen's mission stations of the United Presbyterian Church and illus. of buildings, faculty, students, & classrooms at Knoville, and school buildings in Chase City and Forfolk, Va., Henderson, N.C., Bristol and Athens, Tenn., Camden and Miller's Ferry, Ala.)

United Presbyterian Church of North America.  Historical sketch of the freedmen's missions of the United Presbyterian church, 1862-1904. Knoxville, TN : Printing Dept., Knoxville College, 1904. 
(Note: Contains historical information on Knoxville College, established by the United Presbyterian church, 1875).

Washington Presbyterian Church, Knox County, Tenn.  Washington Church (Presbyterian), Knox County, Tennessee records, 1851-1925 : also cemetery records. Knoxville: (typescript) 1927.

Woman's Missionary Society (Knoxville, Tenn.).  Woman's Missionary Society programmes and minutes of meetings, 1875-1879:  Second Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn.  Knoxville, Tenn.: , 1879?

 

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COURT RECORDS:

Daughters of American Colonists. Knoxville Chapter and Union City Chapter. Indexes [to] First Circuit Court minute book, volume 1, Knox County, Tennessee, February 1810-August 1817 [and] Obion County, Tennessee, court minutes, October, 1849-May 1856. Tennessee: The Society, 1988.
(Note: Knox County index prepared by Mrs. Alden A. Lofquist, Jr. A slave index follows each section).

Douthat, James L.  Knox County, Tennessee, 1836 Tennessee civil districts and tax lists. Signal Mountain, TN:  Mountain Press, 1993.

Knox County, Tenn.  List of all tax-payers of Knox County for the years 1895 and 1896.
Knoxville, Tenn.:  S.B. Newman, printer, 1897.

Knox County, Tenn.  Knox County road book, 1792-1819.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  Lawson McGhee Library, 1940.

Knox County (Tenn). County Court Clerk's Office. Marriage license record book, 1838-1864.  [Nashville] U.S. Works Progress Administration, 1937-38. Call Number: CD3527.K5W5 Description: (Note:  v.1. 1838/50.--v.2. 1850/64.)

Knox County (Tenn.). County Court Clerk's Office. Estate book, 1818-1830. [Nashville] U.S. Works Progress Administration, 1938. (Note:  v.1. Book 3, 1818/24.--v.2 Book 4, 1828/30).  

Knox County, Tennessee 1804 tax list. Imprint: [S.l.] : Arrow/Curtis Gen[e]alogical Publishing Co., 1977.

Minutes of the County Court Knox County, Tennessee, Book No. "O" 1792-95.
Thompson, IL: Heritage House, 1976

 

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CENSUS RECORDS (including transcriptions):

Edington, John F. A church census of the 134 churches of the city of Knoxville, Tennessee, as of date January 31, 1925 : including all denominations, faiths and creeds that are organized and have a house in which to worship.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  J.F. Edington, 1988.

Luttrell, Laura Elizabeth.  United States census 1850 for Knox County, Tennessee, copied, arranged and indexed by Laura Elizabeth Luttrell. Knoxville, East Tennessee historical society, 1949. 

Reed, Sue S (indexed).  Anderson Co., Tennessee; Blount Co., Tennessee; Knox Co., Tennessee; Sevier Co., Tennessee : enumeration of male inhabitants of twenty-one years of age and upward, citizens of Tennessee, January 1, 1891, as provided for by an Act of General Assembly of Tennessee, passed January 15, 1891, and approved January 22, 1891. Houston, Tex.:  S.S. Reed, 1989.

Sistler, Byron and B. Sistler.  1840 census Tennessee, Knox County.  Nashville, Tenn.:  B. Sistler, 1986.

Sistler, Byron and B. Sistler.  1880 census, Knox County, Tennessee / transcribed by Byron H. & Barbara Sistler.    Nashville:  Byron Sistler & Associates, 1996.

 

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VITAL RECORDS:

Grady, Jamie Ault.   Tombstone inscriptions and death records, Calvary Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1869-1967 : Macedonia Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1851-1967 ... : baptismal records 1846-1870, Immaculate Conception Church, Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, [Tenn.] : J. A. Grady, 1969. 

Creekmore, Pollyanna, ed. Tennessee newspaper extracts and abstracts : marriage, death, and other items of genealogical/historical interest : the Knoxville press . Knoxville: Clinchdale Press, 1995.

D'Armand, Roscoe Carlisle and Virginia Carlisle d'Armand. Knox County, Tennessee, marriage records, 1792-1900. Compiled from original marriage licenses and bonds, marriage register, W.P.A. compilation and newspaper accounts. Knoxville, Tenn., Family Records Society, 1970.

Knox County (Tenn). County Court Clerk's Office. Marriage license record book, 1838-1864.  [Nashville] U.S. Works Progress Administration, 1937-38. 
Note:
  v.1. 1838/50.--v.2. 1850/64.

Nelson, Seldon.  Some East Tennessee families : clippings from the Knoxville Sentinel, 1908-1911.  Knoxville, Tenn.,

Riggs, William Randall.  The Daily Journal and Tribune, Knoxville, Tennessee : index to obituaries, 1912-1914. Knoxville, Tenn.:  W.R. Riggs, 1997.

Rothrock, Mary U.  Extracts from Knoxville, Tennessee newspapers, 1791-1893 (2 vols).  Knoxville:  M.U. Rothrock, 19--?

 

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FUNERAL HOMES & CEMETERY RECORDS:


Abel, G.M. and H.F. Dunlap.  Pleasant Forest Cemetery:  a census of Pleasant Forest Cemetery, completed in 1994. (Knox Co., Tenn).  s.n., 1994.

Berry, Ed.   Weaver, Salling, Mikels Funeral Home records (Knoxville, Tenn.), 1922-1928 / transcribed by Ed Berry. Knoxville:  Tenn.: E. Berry, 197-?

Berry, G. Edward.   Berry Funeral Home interment records : volumes 1-6 (1937-1948) / transcribed by Ed Berry. Knoxville:  Tenn.: E. Berry, 197-?

Clinton High School, Clinton (Tenn.).  Knox Co. Tenn. Cemetery inscriptions; recorded by history students of Snyder Roberts, Clinton High School.  Clinton, Tenn., 1974.

Cruze, Anthony R.  Tombstone inscriptions and death records of the Central Baptist Church of Bearden Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1876-1976.  s.n., 1976.

Daughters of the American Revolution. Admiral David Farragut Chapter. Knox County cemetery records .  Knoxville, 1973.

East Tennessee Historical Society. Knoxville's first graveyard, tombstone inscriptions in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 1800-1879. Knoxville, Tenn.: East Tennessee Historical Society, 1965.

Flower Association of Greenwood Cemetery.  Yearbook / Ladies' Flower Association of Greenwood Cemetery.  Knoxville, Tenn. : The Association : Stubley Printing Co., 1915/1916.

Grady, Mrs. Jamie Ault. Tombstone inscriptions and death records, Calvary Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1869-1967. Knoxville: Grady, 1967.

Historical Records Project..  Tombstone records, Old Gray Cemetery.  Nashville, Tenn.:  Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1938.

Irwin, William H. Cemetery listings, Mount Hermon Methodist Church (Powell, Knox County, Tenn.). Knoxville, Tenn.: W. H. Irwin, 1992.

McClung Historical Collection staff.  National Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  McClung Historical Collection, 1996

McGinnis, Robert.  Asleep In Jesus,  Volume I:  A Record of The Church Cemeteries of Northeast Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Asleep In Jesus,  Volume II:  A Record of The Church Cemeteries of Southeast Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Asleep In Jesus,  Volume III:  A Record of The Church Cemeteries of Southwest Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Asleep In Jesus,  Volume IV:  A Record of The Church Cemeteries of Northwest Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  At  Rest: A Record of The Interments at Asbury Cemetery. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis  (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert. Gone But Not Forgotten,  Volume I:  A Record of The Family Cemeteries in North Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert. Gone But Not Forgotten,  Volume II:  A Record of The Family Cemeteries in East Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert. Gone But Not Forgotten,  Volume III:  A Record of The Family Cemeteries in South Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert. Gone But Not Forgotten,  Volume IV:  A Record of The Family Cemeteries in West Knox County. Knoxville, Tenn.: R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  The Graves of Old Gray Cemetery. Knoxville, Tenn.:  R  McGinnis, 2000. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  The Graves of New Gray Cemetery. Knoxville, Tenn.:  R  McGinnis, 2002. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Highland Memorial Cemetery (West).  Knoxville, Tenn.:  R. McGinnis, 1996. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Historic Cemeteries of Old Knoxville.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  R. McGinnis, 2000. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert. In Everlasting Remembrance:  The Cemeteries of The Old 1st and 2nd Districts of Knox County.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  R. McGinnis, May, 2003. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Meet Me At the Campground:  A Record of the Interments of Bells Campground Cemetery. Knoxville, Tenn.:  R. McGinnis. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Rest In Peace, A Record of The Interments of Calvary Cemetery. Knoxville, Tenn.:  R.  McGinnis, 2000. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Safe In The Arms Of Jesus:  A Record of Burials at Washington Presbyterian Cemetery.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  R.  McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert. Funeral Home Records of Hall-Donahue Funeral Home, 1914-1919. Knoxville, Tenn., R. McGinnis (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McGinnis, Robert.  Funeral Home Records of Carl R. Roberts Funeral Home, 1914-1919.  Knoxville, Tenn., R. McGinnis. (available from the author - RMcgi81640@aol.com)

McIntire, Carl A.  Cemetery Historical Research.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  C.A. McIntire, 1978.
NOTES:   Inventory of graves in a cemetery at the corner of Keith Avenue and Middlebrook Pike in Knox County, Tenn.  Boy Scouts of America Eagle Project.

Neely, Jack.  A Photographic Tour of Knoxville's Graveyards.  Knoxville, Tenn.:  University of Tennessee Press, 1999.

Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee, lots ; interment records, 1860-1930. Knoxville, s.n., 1986.

Old Gray Cemetery lot book, 1930-1969.  Knoxville, s.n., 1987.

Old Gray Cemetery single graves, 1879-1930. Knoxville, s.n., 1987

Old Gray Cemetery single graves, 1930-1965.  Knoxville, s.n., 1987..

Old Gray Cemetery (Knoxville, Tenn.).  Plot book, Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee.  Knoxville, Tenn., The Cemetery, 1979.

McCarter, Pinkney L.  Knox County cemeteries.  Seymour, Tenn:, P.J. McCarter, 197-?

Lane, Ronald, B. Land and S. Lane.  Bell's Camp Ground Cemetery.  Knoxville, Tenn., 1996.

United Daughters of the Confederacy. Knoxville Chapter, no. 89 (Tenn.).  Undertaker's list of Confederate dead in Bethel Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee . Knoxville:  United Daughters of the Confederacy,  1973.

United States. Quartermaster's Dept..   Roll of honor : names of soldiers who died in defence {sic}  of the American Union, interred in the national cemeteries at Chattanooga, Stone's River, and Knoxville, Tenn.  Washington, D.C.: Quartermaster General's Office., 1866. 

 

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MISCELLANEOUS:

Chang, Po Shin. History of the Hamilton National Bank of Knoxville.  Thesis (M.S.)--University of Tennessee, 1962.

Goodman, W. M. ,ed. The first exposition of conservation and its builders; an official history of the National conservation exposition, held at Knoxville, Tenn., in 1913 and of its forerunners, the Appalachian expositions of 1910-11, embracing a review of the conservation movement in the United States from its inception to the present time.  Knoxville:  Press of Knoxville lithographing co., 1914. 

Guyman, Gail L.  An historical and archaeological study of brickmaking in Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. Thesis (M.A.)--University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1986.

Pulliam, Walter T.  Seventy-five years-- and serving : 1915-1990 : a history of the
Rotary Club of Knoxville, Tennessee.
  Knoxville, Tenn. : Rotary Club, c1990.

Rose, William G.  History of Knoxville Scottish Rite Bodies. ; Knoxville, TN: Scottish Rite Temple, 1981. 

Valentine, Trisha. Don't call us orphans.  Tiffin, OH:  Virgin Alley Press (PO Box 614, Tiffin, OH 44883), 1995.

(Note:  The Junior Order Orphanage  was established by the Junior Order of United American Machinists, based in Knoxville. The orphanage in Tiffin, Ohio, was established to house children of JOUAM members who were orphaned or whose fathers died and mothers couldn't financially care for them. The site closed in 1944. The head of the Ohio home was "Dad" Kernin (sp?). He thought of the children as a big family, and he maintained that atmosphere at the orphanage. Living children who were sent there still get together annually in Tiffin. The book contains a list of those children who were sent there, where they came from, their age at arrival, and the date that they left).

 
Knoxville Police Department. .  To protect and serve : history of the Knoxville Police Department, 1849-2001,  written by Sylvia D. Lynch, Lt. Ida Webb, KPD Retired, and Sgt. Rick Ferguson, KPD  Knoxville Police Department.   Paducah, (Ky.) : Turner Publishing Company, 2001.

 

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LAWYERS, MERCHANTS and OTHERS:


Boyd, J.B.   [Merchant's account book, Concord, Tenn., 1869-1890] 

Boyd, Thomas.  Journal [Accounts, 1857-1858, 1870-1876, Concord, Tenn].
NOTES: Includes 1864 account by Mary L. Boyd of the inventory and distribution of the estate of Eglantine Bogle.

Bogle, W.C.  [Inventory of merchandise, 1859, and sales accounts, 1866-1869, Concord, Tenn].

Concord Live Stock Association (Tenn).  Records, 1891-1895.
NOTES: Also includes store ledger from 1886-1888 on p. 13-36, and business accounts from 1904-1915 on p. 113-162, 472-477. 

Green, John W.  Bench and bar of Knox County, Tennessee, brief sketches of the bench and bar of Knox County of other days, including an autobiographical sketch of the author.  Knoxville : Archer and Smith, 1947. 

Martin, Samuel.   Journal  [Account book and records, 1827-1855, from Campbell's Station, Tenn., and Kingston, Tenn.]
NOTES: Includes some accounts from 1868-1869 and letters.

McConkey, Lynn.  Index to business ledgers of Calvin Morgan and Solomon D. Jacobs of Knoxville and later Calhoun, Tenn.:  dates 1822-1831.  Madisonville, Tenn.:  L. McConkey, 1992.

 

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*Please send corrections or additions to Rose-Anne Cunningham Bray knoxcotn@wdbj.net