Roane County Tax Records Index

Roane County Tax Records - 1805
Transcribed by Mable H. Thornton (Mrs. Robert E.) Thornton (now deceased).

The 1805 Tax Records of Roane County is on file in the Tennessee State Archives. The 1802 and 1808 Tax Recordss were published in Emma Middleton Wells' History of Roane County (Chattanooga, no date) which also contains data on many families. The Goodspeed Publishing Company's History of Tennessee . . .East Tennessee Edition (Nashville, 1887) contains biographical material relating to some of the early settlers. Capt. W.E. McELWEE (1837-1929) wrote a series of articles on local history which were published in The Rockwood Times in 1910 and 1911. Microfilm copies of these newspapers are available at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

 In 1805 Roane County included much of the area which fell into Rhea and Bledsoe Counties upon their creation in 1807. Many of the names on this Records are of record in Rhea, Bledsoe and Morgan Counties.


(*) means there are comments about this person at the end of this Records

"A Records of the Free Taxable Inhabitants of Roane County AD 1805"

1. John CRAFTON 141. Robert WOOD 281. Wm. FRANZ(?)* 421. Isaac BRASHEARS*
2. George McPHERSON* 142. Menan LANGFORD 282. Alex DUNBARR 422. John PAUSON(?) 
3. Samuel MILLER 143. John FORMWALT 283. Jessee BLACKWELL* 423. Peake NICKS
4. Isaac McPHERSON 144. Stephen MORRISS 284. Robert KING* P.C.  424. William WILLETT
5. Robert HUET 145. John STONE* 285. John WHITE 425. James TIDWELL
6. John HUET 146. Jacob CLEMMONS 286. Samuel CREUSIE(?) 426. Michael WILLSON*
7. William MILLS 147. William HOPSON 287. James McNEIL* 427. John WAKEFIELD
8. John PAYNE* 148. John WALKER 288. William THARPE 428. David PATTON
9. John McFALL 149. Fredrick CLEMMONS 289. Saml. EBLEN 429. David LEA
10. Elias ROBERTS* 150. William EBLEN* 290. Thomas ROBERTS  430. Samuel LEA
11. James MILLER 151. Charles BECKETT 291. William McKINNIE 431. James McNUTT
12. Joseph SIMPSON 152. Landen RECTOR* 292. Robert CROWS(?)  432. Andrew KAMP
13. John GIVENS* 153. John JONES* 293. Thomas J. VANDYKE* 433. Samuel WOOD
14. Thomas SHAY 154. James McALWEE* 294. Robert McCOLRecordsER* 434. Adam SHERELL*
15. David THOMAS 155. James ROGERS 295. Little P. SIMS* 435. Thomas BROWN
16. Aron PARKER 156. Daniel RATHER* 296. Henry DAVIS  436. David GRIFFITH*
17. Alex. MAHAN 157. William HOLLAND 297. William PETERS* 437. Archd. LACKEY
18. John SIMPSON 158. James BLAIR* 298. Levy WHEAT 438. Michael TOOMY
19. John NAIL 159. Reubin SIMMONS 299. Richd. LAMB 439. William EVINS*
20. David LILES(?) 160. Azariah DAVID* 300. Mark RENFROE  440. Radford TUCKER
21. Samuel MILLER Junr. 161. Robert S. BRASHEARS* 301. Michael GOZEY  441. John McCOWEN
22. Nichodemus BARNS 162. John HANKINS* 302. Edmund WALLER* 442. Bazle RIDDLE
23. Richd. ARMSTRONG 163. Britton DAVIS 303.  Abraham McMURTERY 443. John WOODLEY*
24. Daniel MORRISS 164. John McNABB  304. George McMURTERY 444. John HICKEY
25. Reuben STATEN 165. John FLATT Jnr. 305. Jacob WORK 445. Nathan SULLINS*
26. Robert TAYLOR 166. David McROBERTS* 306. Sollomon GERAN* 446. Moses WINTERS
27. John WALKER* 167. Bazzle DAVIS* 307. Daniel HAISE  447. Henry STRAYANER
28. William RICHARDS* 168. John MALWEE* 308. Alex. CASEY 448. Alex. STEWARD*
29. Robert McCORKLE 169. Edward POWELL 309. William GARRETT  449. Joseph SULLINS
30. William GARDENHIRE* 170. Francis GLASS Senr. 310. William ELIOT  450. Fredrick FARMER
31. James McCULLICK 171. John CRAFORD 311. Hardin EVINS* 451. John HUES
32. William MORRISS 172. George COOK 312. Isaac SHINALL  452. George JINNINS
33. William McCAMY 173. Richd. SWASY 313. Nicholas JOHNSON 453. William RAMSEY
34. David GALLEHER 174. James COULTER 314. William LUSTER 454. William KITCHEN
35. Jeremiah BUCKHANNON 175. John EBLEN* 315. John LUSTER  455. George PRESTON*
36. John BRASHEARS* 176. Francis GLASS Jnr. 316. James LUSTER  456. John WALKER P.C.
37. Edward DAVIS 177. Mason LUTTRELL* 317. Rial MATLOCK 457. Joseph WALKER C.R.
38. James GARNER 178. Jessee JEANS 318. Michael BAKER* 458. Joseph ROBINSON
39. Robert PHERSON 179. Thomas WALKER 319. William WALKER 459. Clemmons PHILLIPS*
40. Hugh JOHNSTON 180. Miller FRANCE* 320. Joshua BYRDWELL  460. Levy THRAILKILL
41. George SIMPSON 181. John WALKER 321.  John McMULLIN* 461. Benj. GRISHAM
42. William SCOTT 182. Charles SIMMONS 322. Thomas PRICHETT  462. John DONELLY
43. Robert BRASHEARS 183. Petter COOK 323. William MORGAN 463. John PARKER
44. James SHUMAKER 184. Fuller PRUIT 324. James MATLOCK 464. Amos GRIFFITH*
45. Robert McNEELY 185. James HANKINS* 325. William MATLOCK 465. John HOUSTON
46. Matthew NAIL* 186. John PATE 326. John FULTON 466. John HALTS(?)
47. Thomas GALLEHER 187. Hugh McINTIRE 327. Saml. McARecordsER 467. Francis MILLER
48. John DAVIS 188. Hugh BEATY* 328. Mat A. ATKINSON 468. James MOSS
49. William HOUSTON 189. Jesse BLACKWELL* 329. Phillip USSERY 469. Jesse STUBBS*
50. Robert DUNCAN* 190. George GARDENHIRE* 330. John POOLE  470. Coonrod HUSONG
51. Samuel McCOLLEY* 191. Hugh FRANCE* 331. John HALL 471. Nicholas MANSIER*
52. Abraham LUSTER 192. Aron MASTERSON 332. Michael HECKNEY 472. John McKINNIE
53. William JOHNSTON 193. Right ROBERTS 333. Britton GOODWIN* 473. Zaccheus ROBERTS*
54. John McGILL 194. Anthony STREET 334. John FLANINGHAN 474. Josiah JENT
55. Francis LEA* 195. Zaccheus AYRE* 335. John GLASS 475. John McHALE
56. Gabriel RICHARDS* 196. William BALLARD 336. Henry MILLER*  476. Jeremiah PATE
57. Aron STUBBS 197. Joseph CARRELL or CONELL 337. John ESERY  477. James SCOTT
58. Burrell HORNSBY 198. William JOHNSTON 338. Reubin BROCK  478. Warren SAMS
59. Mossey CRAVIT or CROUCH 199. William McNUTT T.R. 339. William WALKER 479. John THOMAS
60. William MILLER 200. David OWEN* 340. John COTTEN  480. Thomas USSREY
61. Ezekial HENRY* 201. David DAVID 341. Ephrem WALKER 481. Daniel STONECIPHER*
62. Richard RICHARDS* 202. Enoch WILLETT* 342. Benj. FLATT  482. Washington STEPHENS
63. Joseph NALE* 203. Chatton DOGWOOD 343. John MATLOCK 483. Thomas PHERSON
64. John PARKER 204. William BROWN C.C. 344. Joseph LOONEY*  484. John WHITON
65. Thomas HORNE 205. Isaac BAILEY* 345. George LIGHT 485. William BLAIR
66. Thomas CAPSHAW 206. Christophur HOWELL 346. John BYRDWELL 486. William PHERSON
67. Jessee SHERRILL* 207. Charles PRIMER? 347. John FINLEY 487. Milton CENTER
68. Woodsaon FRANCE 208. Benjamin PRATER 348. Jason MATLOCK* 488. Sterling KEMP
69. Mosey BASKINS 209. Benjamin LIVELY 349. James McMULLIN* 489. Isrel CRIDDLETON
70. Samuel OXSHIRE* 210. James JOHNSTON 350. Reece GULLIK* 490. Edward CLARK
71. David MAHAN 211. Jacob McCOMBS 351. John TUCKER 491. John CAINE
72. James CROUCH 212. David DWIRE 352. Nathan DURWIN(?) 492. Peter DONALD
73. Andw. LOWER 213. Robert NOBLES 353. John FLATT, Snr. 493. Nathan GOWERS
74. John SISCOW 214. John CLEAVES? 354. William WOODS 494. William HELLEMS
75. Joshua CHRISTIANBURY 215. David CARSON 355. Benjamin FIPS 495. John HELMS
76. William WILSON* 216. John RAMSEY 356. Nathan MOORE, Snr. 496. Nicholas LONG
77. Joseph RENTFROE 217. Dancy DRINKARD 357. Nathan MOORE Jun. 497. James LATHERDALE*
78. Obediah MORS 218. Francis FULCHER 358. Morriss MOORE 498. Andrew McNABB
79. John NALE* 219. Robert BURK* 359. James  HOPE 499. George MOORE
80. Isham CHISLOM 220. Samuel KENNADEY 360. William CAMPBELL* 500. Thomas MOORE
81. James GALLEHER 221. James MORRISS* 361. John BRAZLETON 501. William WHITE*
82. William SHOEMAKER 222. Patrick BURNS 362. Henry TAYLOR 502. William NEELY
83. John ROBERTS 223. Jacob ANTHONEY 363. Archd. MATTHEWS 503. David STEWART
84. George PARKER 224. Saml. CLARK 364. Kinchen MATTHEWS 504. Matthew SIMS
85. Samuel FIPHER 225. Charles NELSON 365. Christian SHALL 505. Williss STOCKTON
86. Andrew BURK 226. Miles BROOM 366. William RICHMONE 506. Robert TUCKER
87. Daniel MASON* 227. John MORNE(?)* 367. John McNABB 507. Robert WHITEHEAD
88. Evin EVINS 228. Cumberland RECTOR* 368. William DAVIS 508. John RIDDLE
89. Moses LOONY 229. Andrew RAMSEY 369. Ezekiel LAMPKIN 509. Edward WARREN
90. James MILLER 230. John STOCKTON 370. Silas WILSON* 510. John McNUTT*
91. Sandy SISCOW 231. James GLASS 371. Peter AVERY Junr. 511. Moore MATLOCK*
92. William SISCOW 232. Thomas McMULLIN* 372. Peter AVERY Snr.* 512. Bazzle BRASHEARS*
93. Jacob WELLS 233. Henry LANDERS 373. Thomas AVERY 513. James McINTIRE*
94. John SISCOW 234. James LEUIS(?) 374. Sollomon MAZEY 514. Nathal MASON
95. James WOODS 235. Samuel TUMMINS 375. George H. OWENS 515. Thomas MASTERSON*
96. James PRESTON* 236. William BARNS 376. Samuel GRAGG 516. Stephen RICE
97. Michael ARNOLD 237. Ansley CLARK 377. Joseph HARDIN 517. Grey SYMS
98. Daniel CLIBERN 238. William TODD 378. Robert SHADDEN 518. Nicholdemus BARNS
99. Rowland McKINNIE 239. James GALLOWAY 379. Thomas JONES 519. Robert DUNCAN
100. Roger GITTON (GIDEON) 240. Jessee GALLOWAY 380. Joab SIMS 520. Stephen DUNCAN
101. Joseph MOORE 241. William HENSON 381. William LUSTER  521. Jno. LITLER
102. Isham COX Esquire* 242. Saml. ESKRIDGE* 382. Asa COBB Esquire* 522. Andrew LOWER*
103. Jessee ELDRIDGE* 243. David NELSON 383. Alex. HOWARD Snr. 523. James SEATEE, Snr.*
104. Jacob GARDENHIRE* 244. Burgis MOORE 384. Alex HOWARD Jur. 524. James SEATE Jun.*
105. William BLACK 245. David CAMPBELL* 385. William BROWN 525. Moses SEATER*
106. John JOHNSTON 246. James BREAZEALE 386. John RENTFROE* 526. William PRUET, Jnr.
107. John BLACK 247. Henry BREAZEALE* 387. Edward TRAYNER 527. James BUTLER*
108. Thomas D. OCONNER 248. Elijah BREAZEALE 388. Nicholas NAILE * 528. James GARREN(?)
109. William STELLER(?) 249. Saml. BROWN 389. John NALE* 529. Wm. PERSON(?)
110. Durius BROWDER* 250. John HOWARD 390. William WHITE Jnr. 530. William ATKINSON
111. Jacob JONES Esq.* 251. John WOOD 391. Saml. WHITE 531. Jesse DELOZIER
112. Thomas BROWN* 252. Levy RODEN 392. John WHITE 532. David BAILEY*
113. Isaac BROCK 253. Greenbury WILSON* 393. Hugh WHITE 533. Gerge MOORE
114. Richard ALLIN* 254. James JONES* 394. Joseph INGLAND 534. Thomas ELDRIDGE
115. Richard OLIVER 255. Nathan ELDRIDGE 395. John POTTER* 535. John BROWDER*
116. John ALLIN* 256. Jolly WEST 396. Allin HENSON 536. William BRIDER
117. James ALLIN 257. Azariah WHEAT 397. John CUNNINGHAM 537. William ODEAR*
118. Daniel McPHAIL 258. Richd. MERRIDEATH* 398. George LAYNE 538. Hugh BLITHES
119. Saml. WADDY 259. Patrick McNAMARAH 399. John STARNS 539. Elias McNABB
120. John FLATT Snr.? 260. William WARD* 400. Jessee STARNES 540. Thomas LITTLETON
121. John McCARTEY 261. James VINSON 401. John STARNES Jnr. 541. Thomas HOOD
122. Thomas McMURY 262. Simeon ELDRIDGE* 402. Nicholas STARNS 542. David ATKINSON
123. Francis CAMRON 263. Jared HOTCHKISS* 403. Hillard HALL 543. John HOLLAND
124. Thomas BYBY 264. Mosess MORRSON(?) 404. Peter BALLOE(?) 544. Green HENSON
125. George SMITH 265. William ANDERSON 405. William SHARP 545. Isaac JEARNS(?)
126. George GROVES 266. John THOMAS 406. Julias K. LARK 546. Joseph FRANCE*
127. Charles WRITE 267. Alic MOORE 407. William PRUITT Senr. 547. Joseph SIMSON
128. James WILLETT 268. James MORGAN 408. J. GLASGOW* 548. William HENRY*
129. William McNUTT Esq. 269. Robert LILES* 409. Peter CROUCH 549. Robert AIRERS(?)
130. Nathaniel COX 270. Thomas McKINNIE 410. William SUTHERLAND 550. William ROBERTS
131. William DOHERTY 271. Jessee BYRD* 411. Joseph McPHERSON 551. Martin THOMAS
132. James McNUTT 272. David MOORE 412. Meriwether SMITH* 552. Thomas REED
133. Nicholas PASCHALL 273. Julias HACKER* 413. John GORMAN  553. Daniel SELF
134. James ROBERTSON 274. James LONG 414. John McKINNIE* 554. Hugh JOHNSTON Snr.
135. John SMITH T.* 275. John SMITH 415. Jonathan CLENNY 555. Robert KIMBORROW*
136. William DAVIDSON* 276. William BROWN 416. Robert PROFFIT 556. Lewis DAVIS
137. William BYRNS 277. James BROWN 417. William MURPHY 557. Edward LUTTRELL
138. Waltch? DAVIDSON 278. James COPLAND 418. Lewis BRADEN 558. Joseph LOONEY, Jnr.*
139. James GORDON 279. Samuel WILLIAMS 419. Adam CARSON 559. John BROWN*
140. Townley DEAKINS 280. Jos. HAWKINS* 420. John WINTON 560. Hugh JOHNSTON Jnr.

 State of Tennessee

I John BROWN Sheriff of Roane County do hereby Certify that agreeable to an act of the General Assembly in that Case made and provided I have used my utmost Strength and Indexavor to assertain the Amount of Free Taxable Inhabitants Residents in the County aforesaid and on assertaining the Same find the Amount to be Five Hundred and Sixty the foregoing of Which is a Records in General of their Names. Given under my hand & Private Seal Not having a seal of office this 15th day of July 1805 & 30th year of our American Indexpendence. John BROWN Sheriff of Roane County (Seal).

A Copy test. Henry BREAZEALE Clerk of Roane County.

FOOTNOTES

2. George McPHERSON, magistrate at organization of court 1801; Ranger 1801. George McPHERSON, deceased, Inventory returned December, 1806
8. John PAYNE. Possibly the John PAYNE who m. Mildred RICHARDS, b. 1775, dau. of Gabriel RICHARDS.
10. Elias ROBERTS, deceased by September, 1806.
13. John GIVENS, member of first grand jury of Circuit Court in March 1811
19. John NAIL. See 388.
27. John WALKER. Capt. John WALKER was Rev. Sold. Samuel P. WALKER, deceased by April, 1823, and James WALKER were Rev. Soldiers, also.
28. William RICHARDS, b. 1780, son of Gabriel and Nancy RICHARDS, m. 1806, Polly PHILLIPS, located at Louisville. Had Thomas C., Margaret E. and Mary C.
30. William GARDENHIRE. See 104.
36. John BRASHEARS. See 161.
46. Mathew NAIL resided in Rhea County, 1809.
50. See 519.
51. Samuel McCOLLEY/McCALLIE/McCULLY, dec'd by May, 1840. Mary McCULLY, Admr.
55. Francis LEA, Constable 1801, Roane County.
56. Gabriel RICHARDS, b. 1739, lived Pitts Co., Va., and located in Roane Co. by 1804. Children included: Mildred (b. 1775), Gabriel (b. 1787 m. 1815 Peggy Ann AYER, dau. of Zaccheus AYER), Asa (b. 1789 m. 1822 Delila WRIGHT), Rhoda (b. 1792 m. 1808 William HARVEY, son of William HARVEY, Rev. Sold.), Sally (b. 1794 m. 1814 Robert HARVEY) and Richard (see 62). Other children.
61. Ezekiel HENRY resided Rhea County, 1808.
62. Richard RICHARDS, b. 1782, son of Gabriel and Nancy RICHARDS, J.P., owner of the noted "Exchange Hotel" of Kingston 1821-1842.
63. Joseph NALE, see 388.
67. Jessee SHERRELL m. 1806 Polly FRANCIS, resided Bledsoe Co., 1810.
70. Samuel OXSHIRE/OXIER/OXSHEAR/OCHEAR, m. Sarah WILSON, dau. of Greenberry WILSON, removed ca 1807 into Sequatchie Valley, Bledsoe County.
76. William WILSON, presumed to be son of Greenbury WILSOn, removed by 1807 to Sequatchie Valley, now Bledsoe County. Reportedly moved to Oregon after marrying Margaret TOLLETT.
79. John NALE, see 388.
87. Daniel MASON, dec'd by 1839. Will 15 Aug 1839 names wife Martha and children: Lettice (m. 1813 Alfred HAGGARD), Polly (m. 1826 Alexander MASON) and afflicted dau., Clementine. "Other children" not named.
96. James PRESTON, magistrate 1801. See 455.
97. Michael ARNOLD, dec'd. Inventory returned April, 1823.
102. Isham COX, magistrate at organization of court 1801, Trustee 1802-1820, left numerous descendants.
103. Jessee ELDRIDGE, possibly a tailor. Oliver MORRIS (3rd Corp., enl. Jan. 1814, Col. John BROWN) md. 1812 Katy ELDRIDGE. 23 Jul 1823 Jesse E. MORRIS, aged 9 on 14 February last, bound to Jesse ELDRIDGE to lear the trade of tailor. Jesse MORRIS m. 1835 Rhea Co., Peggy BULLARD, with Simeon ELDRIDGE, Bondsman.
104. Jacob GARDENHIRE, Rev. Sold., non-pensioner, and petitioner for creation of Roane Co. Will 18 Sept. 1824 of Jacob GARDENHIRE "of Overton Co., Tenn." names wife Margaret and children: Elizabeth ELDRIDGE, William, George W., Thompson, Margaret CARMICHAEL, Adam, John.
110. Darius BROWDER, presumed to be brother of John BROWDER (535).
111. Jacob JONES Esquire, commissioned 27 Nov 1801 as Surveyor for Roane Co., Trustee of Rittenhouse Academy 1806.
112. Thomas BROWN. One of the name m. 1801, Knox Co., Jane McELWEE. Was quartermaster at Southwest Point, served in state legislature.
114. Richard ALLEN, Rev. Sold., b. ca 1754, Va., d. Roane Co., no widow. Children: James, Sarah (b. 1831 Archibald GILBERT), Elizabeth HANKINS and John who predeceased his father leaving issue.
116. John ALLEN. See 114.
117. James ALLEN. See 114.
135. John SMITH T., Commissioner of town of Kingston 1799 and to erect courthouse 1801, noted slave owner and landowner, rep. moved to Missouri.
136. William DAVIDSON, Rev. Sold., non-pensioner
145. John STONE, Register, 1802-1807
150. William EBLEN. See 175.
152. Landen RECTOR. One of the same is of record in Rhea County.
153. John JONES resided Roane Co. 1802; called "Capt. John JONES" 1805.
154. James McELWEE, Rev. Sold., petitioner for Roane Co., member of the large pioneer family of Watauga Settlement, later of Knox and Roane Counties.
156. Daniel RATHER, Rev. Sold. Presumed to be father of Dr. David RATHER who was a surgeon of troops at Southwest Point 1792.
158. James BLAIR, dec'd. by Jan. 1827. Will 5 Nov 1826 names brother Hugh, "my wife Jane" and children: Allen, Hugh, Wiley, William, Isabella (m. 1819 Samuel PRATOR) and Betsy.
160. Azariah DAVID, Rev. Pensioner, resided in Rhea Co. 1808
161. Robert S. BRASHEARS, dec'd by Jan. 1816. Will 14 Oct. 1815 names children: Bazzle, Elizabeth SATTERFIELD, Phillip, Peggy MAHON, Nancy (m. Zaccheus ROBERTS), Polly (m. Daniel MASON), Isaac, Samuel (of Sullivan Co., 1813), Phebe RICE and Rebecca ROBERTS
162. John HANKINS prob. removed to Sequatchie Valley by 1807. See 280.
166. David McROBERTS, Rev. Sold., drew pension in Rhea County.
167. Bazzle DAVIS dec'd by Jan. 1818. Admrs. Fanny DAVIS and Alfred DAVIS
168. John McELWEE, son of James McELWEE (No. 154) resided in Rhea Co. 1808.
175. John EBLEN, petitioner for est. of Roane Co. John EBLEN, dec'd by July, 1828. Will 4 Oct 1827 names children: Isaac, Keziah JOHNSON, William, John, Polly (m. 1807 William BALLARD), Anney (m. 1815, Jonas ARNOLD), Elisey (m. 1812 John ODEN), Edward, Samuel, Israel and Sary.
177. Mason LUTTRELL resided Rhea Co. 1808
180. Miller FRANCE (usually FRANCIS), first Sheriff of Rhea Co., 1808.
185. James HANKINS. See 280.
188. Hugh BEATTY, Rev. Sold., Court organized 1801 at his house.
189. Jesse BLACKWELL, Rev. Sold., non pensioner.
190. George GARDENHIRE. See 104.
191. Hugh FRANCE (usually FRANCIS), Rev. Sold., petitioner for creation of Roane Co., and Captain of a Company of Militia, 1802.
195. Zaccheus AYER/AYERS, magistrate 1801, Entry Taker 1801. Mary AYER, Alpha KINSLEY and John BROWN Admrs. of estate in 1812.
196. William BALLARD m. 1807, Polly EBLEN, daughter of John EBLEN (No. 175).
200. "David OWEN" should read "Owen David" - resided Rhea Co. 1808
202. Enoch WILLET, dec'd. by Jan. 1831. Will 10 Nov 1830 names his wife Elizabeth and refers to but does not name "my dear children"
205. Isaac BALEY m. 1804 Elizabeth MARNEY, b. 1787 VA, dau. of Amos
219. Robert BURK, Rev. Sold. and father of Robert BURK who built noted brick inn at Crab Orchard, Cumberland Co. Robert BURK, dec'd Oct. 1839. Will 26 Dec 183_ names son-in-law Neasbert SOWARD and children, Robert, John, Joseph, William, Peggy (m. 1818 William HAMPTON), Betsey (m. 1835 Nesbit SOWARD), James, Phebe BURK and Sally BURK
221. James MORRIS m. 1792 Sullivan Co. Dorcus MORGAN, settled 1812 at Kingston, d. 1839. Surv. children: James (to Talladega Co., Ala.), Elizabeth (b. ca 1794 m. Lindsey TIndexLL), Nancy (m. 1827 Isaac BURRIS, to Hamilton Co.), Margaret (b. 1810, m. 1831 Joseph OVERTON), Jane (b. 1819 m. Nicholas MANSFIELD, to "parts unknown"), Dorcus and James (1825-1896)
227. John MORNE(?), unidentified. Amos MARNEY, Rev. Sold., 1760-1839, m. 1786 Va., Sarah VANCE, ca 1800 to Roane Co., had children: Elizabeth, David, Amos, Samuel, Robert, Polly, Margaret, Sarah, Phebe, Letitia or Lucretia, Patsy, Rebecca and Malinda.
228. Cumberland RECTOR, Rev. Sold., non-pensioner.
232. Thomas McMULLIN (see 349).
242. Samuel ESKRIDGE, Ordinary Keeper, Trustee of Rittenhouse Academy, 1806.
245. David CAMPBELL, Judge, member of a notable pioneer family, b. 1750 Augusta Co., Va., ca 1810 to Rhea Co. where he died 1812.
247. Henry BREAZEALE, Clerk of County Court 1802-1836. Elizabeth HAWKINS, dec'd July 1820 in Will of 13 Dec 1810 names: son, Willis BREAZEALE, oldest son, Wood BREAZEALE and son, Henry BREAZEALE
251. John WOOD, Rev. Sold.
253. Greeenberry WILSON moved to Bledsoe Co. ca 1807. Will 22 Sep 1810, proved 1812, names wife, Tempy and children: Charles B., Sarah, Betsy, Nancy, Carrie, Mary ("Polly"), Green Berry, and William B. (see 76.).
254. James JONES. One James JONES was merchant partner of Richard MEREDITH before 1809. One James JONES served 1812, removed to Hancock Co., Ill.
258. Richard MEREDITH, early merchant in partnership with James JONES.
260. William WARD, dec'd by April 1815.
262. Simeon ELDRIDGE, Rev. Sold.
263. Jared HOTCHKISS, Rev. Sold. from Conn. to Tenn. ca 1801, tailor
269. Robert LILES, Rev. Sold.
271. Jesse BYRD, b. 1764 Franklin Co., Va., ferry operator, noted family.
273. Julias HACKER, purchased Clinch River location 1798 before Roane Co., established
280. Jos. HAWKINS/HANKINS. Joseph HANKENS of record, 1802, 1808. Joseph HANKINS, dec'd Oct. 1822. Will 10 May 1822 names wife Kizeriah and children: James, Joseph, George, John Smith T., Sarah (m. 1808 Robert BRASHEAR), Anna BALLARD, Dicey HANKINS and Elizabeth HANKINS
281. Wm. FRANZ(?) - will of William FRENCH proved Rhea Co., 1821
283. Jesse BLACKWELL. See 189.
284. Robert KING, Rev. Sold. for whom Kingston was named; Comm. of town of Kingston, 1799; petitioner for creation of Roane Co., 1801.
287. James McNEIL, Rev. Sold.
293. Thomas J. VANDYKE, well known commander of troops stationed at Southwest Point and later Hiwassee Garrison, Rhea Co.
295. Little P. SIMS. Little Page SIMS m. Mary SHERRILL. 24 Dec 1809 Gov. John SEVIER and wife and dau., Betsy, visited his home in Rhea Co. 11 July 1812 Little Page SIMS and wife, Polly of Madison Co., Miss., BRADLEYS and GREENS, all heirs of Isaac TAYLOR, deeded land in Roane Co.
297. William PETERS, dec'd by June, 1808
302. Edmund WALLER, formerly of Henry Co., VA.
306. Sollomon GERON, Rev. Sold.
311. Hardin/Ardin EVINS, Rev. Sold., b. ca 1755; presumed to be son of Arden EVANS of Pitts. Co., Va.
318. Michael BAKER, dec'd by July 1812. Will 1 Mar 1812 names wife Fanny and children: Jacob, Elizabeth, Jane and George
321. John McMULLIN. See 349.
333. Britton GOODWIN, dec'd by Oct., 1811. Will 17 Oct 1810 names only wife Elizabeth and son, Jesse GOODWIN
336. Henry MILLER, Rev. Sold., dec'd by Jan., 1820. Inv. ret'd by James H. MILLER, Admr.
344. Joseph LOONEY, Sr., dec'd ca 1818. Will 5 Nov 1818? names children: Elizabeth MANSFIELD, Jane BOGARD (her oldest dau. Betsy BOGARD by Abraham BOGARD) and Joseph LOONEY.
348. Jason MATLOCK. See 511.
349. James McMULLINS, dec'd by Jan. 1829. Will 6 Jan 1827 names wife Rebecca and children: Polly, Nancy (m. 1826 Elijah W. BREAZEALE), John, Thomas and Jason.
350. Reece GULLIK, Rev. Sold.
360. William CAMPBELL, magistrate, 1801.
370. Silas or Liles WILSON, owned land Hiwassee Dist., 1819
372. Peter AVERY, Rev. Sold., non-pensioner. Inv. of Peter AVERY, dec'd, returned Oct. 1816 by Nancy AVERY, Admrx.
382. Asa COBB, member of first grand jury, Circuit Court, March, 1811.
386. John RENTFROE, dec'd by April, 1839. Dowry to widow Sarah RENTFROE.
388. Nicholas NAIL, Rev. Sold. Widow 20 Oct 1813?, proved April 1828, mentions loving wife and names children: John, Mathew, Aquilla, Nancy, Sally, Elizabeth, Andrew, Alexander, William, Joseph and Thomas.
389. John NAIL, dec'd by Jan., 1829. Will 19 May 1827 names wife Jane, and children: John, Jane, Syntha, James King, Matilda, David Campbell, Andrew and Mary Ann (m. 1826 John STUBBS)
395. John POTTER, dec'd by March, 1807. Will 3 Mar 1807 names wife Lydda and refers to children under age but does not name them.
408. J. GLASSGOW, of record in Roane Co. as being "James GLASGOW of Greene Co., N.C."
412. Meriwether SMITH, Comm. of town of Kingston 1799. Dec'd. May, 1840. Will 11 Apr 1837 names wife Sally and children: William P., Thomas J., George Washington, John, Samuel H., Mary BLACK and grandson, Samuel BLACK.
414. John McKINNIE. Will 7 July 1821 proved Oct. 1821 names wife Nancy, four sons: James, Annanias, Jesse (m. 1829 Matilda HARVEY, to Bradley Co.) and Elisha; four daughters: Dicy, Rebecca, Nancy and Sarah.
421. Isaac BRASHEARS. See 161.
426. Michael WILSON, b. ca 1776, N.C., with wife Mary to Roane Co. early. Will names children: John (b. ca 1796, N.C. m. 1828 Martha ROBINSON), William, Michael Jr., Samuel (b. ca 1815 m. 1838 Emeline MOORE), Elizabeth, Polly (m. GODDARD), Anna (b. ca 181 m. Jos. K. ROBINSON) and Kiziah (m. Jesse SOLOMON).
434. Adam SHERRELL removed by 1810 to Bledsoe Co., dec'd by May, 1828, names sons, Charles K. and Craven in deeds of gift.
436. David GRIFFITH, Recordsed 22 Apr 1809 as being a white settler without permit below the Indian Line in Sequatchie Valley.
439. William EVINS, Rev. Sold., non-pensioner.
443. John WOODLEY, possibly John WODDY/WOODDY, a Rev. Sold.
445. Nathan SULLENS, Rev. Soldier, non-pensioner
447. Henry STRAYANER, unidentified. A family named STRAZNER/STRAISNER resided Rhea and Roane Counties during this period. See 387, also.
448. Alexander STEWART, dec'd by Oct., 1815.
455. George PRESTON, magistrate 1801. Commissioner of town of Kingston 1799. George PRESTON, dec'd June 1808, Admrs. James PRESTON and Jane PRESTON. "Elizabeth PRESTON, widow of George PRESTON," 1808. "James and Moses PRESTON, heirs of George PRESTON."
459. Clemmons PHILLIPS, Rev. Sold.
464. Amos GRIFFITH, Recordsed 22 Apr 1809 as being a white settler without permit below the Indian Line in Sequatchie Valley.
469. Jesse STUBBS, dec'd by April, 1828. Sale of Estate by consent of Mary STUBBS.
471. Nicholas MANSIER, unidentified. Nicholas MANSFIELD resided in Roane Co., 1802, is of record until Oct., 1831, when inv. of Estate was returned by D.C. MANSFIELD, Admr.
473. Zaccheus ROBERTS, Rev. Sold., married Nancy BRASHEARS, daughter of Robert S. BRASHEARS, 161.
481. Daniel STONECIPHER in Bledsoe Co. census of 1830.
487. Milton CENTER, Rev. Sold., stated to have been brother to Tandy CENTER (1761-1865), also Rev. Sold.; both to Roane County very early.
497. James LATHERDALE/LADDERDALE resided in Rhea Co. 1808.
501. William WHITE, Rev. Sold., magistrate 1801-1835.
510. John McNUTT, Rev. Sold., born ca 1763.
511. Moore MATLOCK, dec'd by April, 1812. Inv. returned by Jason MATLOCK, Admr.
512. Bazzle BRASHEARS m. 1800, Knox Co., Peggy MORTON, dau. of Joseph. See 161.
513. James McINTIRE, dec'd. Inventory returned April, 1828.
515. Thomas MASTERSON, to Sequatchie Valley by 1807.
517. Grey SYMS, Captain of a Company of Militia, 1802.
519. Robert DUNCAN, dec'd, Inventory returned July Session, 1823.
522. Andrew LOWER, dec'd by Oct., 1830. Inventory returned by Jacob LOWER. Descendants to Hancock Co., ILL ca 1850.
523, 524, 525. Usually appears as SEATON in Roane and Rhea.
527. James BUTLER, Rev. Sold., b. ca 1749, Culpeper Co., Va. Later lived N.C. and S.C. Married ca 1785 Agnes ___. They moved 1828 to that part which became Meigs Co. He died 12 Jan 1836, Rhea Co., widow survived. A dau., Phoebe, m. 1826, Roane Co., Edmund FORD and lived in Meigs Co., 1852.
532. David BAILEY/BALEY, dec'd by Oct., 1830. Will 6 Dec 1820?/29? names as children: William, Isaac, James, Daniel, Lavina (m. 1813, Wiley TUTEN) and grandson Solomon (a son of Daniel)
535. John BROWDER, dec'd by July, 1818. Will 4 July 1818 names wife, Fanny and children: William, Isaac, James, Jinny, Darius, Jeptha, Nancy, Judah, Polly, Fanny and Elizabeth.
537. William ODEAR, possibly OTTER or ODEN - both names of record.
546. Joseph FRANCE, usually FRANCIS, Rev. Sold., resided Rhea Co., 1808.
548. William HENRY resided Rhea Co. 1808. First court of Rhea County was organized at his home.
555. Robert KIMBORROW/KIMBROUGH. His family kept a noted stagestop in Roane County.
558. Joseph LOONEY, Jr., see Joseph LOONEY, Sr., 344.
559. John BROWN, Sheriff 1802-25, and brother of Thomas BROWN (112). He was owner of a large tract of land including the site of Rockwood.

The above footnotes were obtained by Mrs. Thornton from the following sources:

  1. Abstract wills and noted estates mentioned in Roane County through 1840.
  2. Typed copy of marriage bonds through 1838, plus some of later dates, using the marriage bonds only to the extent that the daughter's married name was given in the will. If used, a check was made for a corresponding marriage and when found, the year only and name of groom as given in bonds would be included.
  3. County Court minutes used for data on formation of county and jury Recordss.
  4. Various Recordss which have appeared in print, primarily the Rhea County tax Records of 1808, and a Records compiled by Capt. McELWEE 1910 giving the names of men "known to him" as Revolutionary Soldiers. Many of these men never drew pensions and each has been indicated as a "non-pensioner."
  5. Pension applications and three family genealogists.
  6. Abstracts made from records in Roane, Rhea and Bledsoe Counties, primarily deeds.