Knox County Biographies:

  Read A Short History of the Manifold Family in East Tennessee by Jesse Benjamin Manifold (1953)

  Read excerpts from The Making of a Minister's Wife by Anna Mary French Johnson (1933).

  Sketches of Tennessee's Pioneer Baptist Preachers by J.J. Burnett, D.D. (1919)

  Biographical Sketches of Pastors - First Lutheran Church, Knoxville (1919)

  Men of Affairs in Knoxville: Biographies of Influential Citizens (1917)

  Index to Knoxville residents' biographies in Who's Who in Tennessee  (1911)
    (remains under heavy construction!) 

  Extracts From "An Autobiography of a Cherokee Chief" (1883)

  Index to Goodspeed's History of Tennessee -- Knox County Biographies  (1887)

  Memorial to Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (1870)

  Memorial to  Francis Alexander Ramsey by Rev. Robert Henderson (1823)




Biographies of early Presidents - University of Tennessee  (formerly known as Blount College):

History of the Early American Presbyterian Church Biographies of Early Presbyterians:

BARNES, John Calvin

BENSON,  Valentine S. , M. D Hamilton County, Illinois.
(son of Polly RIGGIN, native of Knox County;  grandson of James RIGGIN, Methodist minister)

BROWNLOW, "Parson" W.G.

CAMP,  Mr. W.H. , Pawnee County, Kansas
(married in 1863 to Miss Annie E. GALBREATH of Knox County, TN)

CHRISTIAN, Richard  C.  
(son of  Abner C. Christian, "born near Knoxville")

CORMACK,  Mr. A.R.  Dickinson County, Kansas
(married Miss Mary J. CARTER  in Knox County July 12, 1854; moved from Knox County to Kansas in 1871)

DAIL, Mr. Rufus M.  Lawrence County, AR
(Married Miss Christina SKAGGS of Knox County, TN in June, 1853)

DAVIS,  Rev. Walter Cleveland
(pastor of St. John Lutheran Church - Knoxville:  1916 - 1920)

GRAVES, Mr. E. K., Richardson County, Nebraska
(born in Knox County - Mary 14, 1826)

HARRIS, Mr. C. M.. Sherman (Crawford County), Kansas]
(born in Knox County, Tenn., in 1842)

HUMES, Thomas William   April 22, 1815 - Jan 16, 1892
(Methodist clergy)

KEETHLY, Mr. William , Franklin County, Kansas:
(born in Knox County, Tenn., in 1827).

(son of Elizabeth Hamilton Kimsey, born "near Knoxville")

PRICE, William M.  
(native of Knoxville) 

RAMSEY, J. G. M. (James Gettys McGready), 1797-1884.  (Knoxville Physician).

From the  Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame (a joint project of the Tennessee Press Association and the University of Tennessee)


SPARKS, Mr. M. E., Morehead (Labette County), Kansas
Subject's mother  - Sarah M. Cobb - was Knox County native)