Saturday, August 4, 2012

Petition for a New County

Petition for a New County

The following was taken from a photocopied typed transcription, The original is on file at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Mero District
Decr 18th 1802

We the people living on or near the Big Harpeth River means to present to the next General Assembly held for the state of Tennessee a petition for a new County to be Laid off in the following manner viz –

Beginning at the mouth of Little Harpeth where the Williamson County Line crosses, thence with said line a south west course to the Indian boundary line, thence Down the said line until it compleats a constitutional bounds. Thence a North East course unto Cumberland River, thence up the said River with its meanders to the Ridge that divides Indian creek and Overall’s Creek, thence up said Ridge continuing its course by Flatt Creek and Ritchland Creek to a constitutional bounds, thence a westwardly course to the beginning.

Name Name Name
John AlexanderJohn Graham John Morrice
William Alexander Deliverance Gray Micajah McQuary
Isaac Baker Deliverance Gray Micajah McQuary Jnr
James Baldwin Greenbury Greer Pleasant McQuary
Abner Beckoom John Gregory John Neal
Phil Beckoom George Hall Joseph Neely
Simon Bekcom Nichlas Hall Isaac Newland
William Blyth Joseph Hannah Eldridge Newsom
Drury Bonds Francis Hardgrove William Newsom
George Boyd Giles Harding Elisha Nicholson
Saml Boyd Thos. Harding William Nicholson
Samuel Bratcher William Harding John Nixson
Allen Brewer John Harwood Travis Nixson
___ Buckalew Wm. Harwood Benjamin Pack
John Cash William Hearn Daniel Pain
William Cash Aruther Hickling Larkin Parkes
Hen Champen Hugh Hicklin Andrew Patterson
Baptis Coal William Holland Thomas Pewitt
John Colley Church Hooper Richard Phipps
Andrew Colwell James Hooper William Powels
Joseph Colwell Jesse Hooper Thomas Pritchet
William Colwell Thomas Hooper John Redden
William Connel Henry Horton David Ren
Henry Cooper Thomas Howse George Reeves
John Cooper Thomas Hubbs Drury Reeves
John Cornelius Neadom Hunter James Reeves
Roll Cornelius John Hutcheson Jordon Reeves
Alexander Craige Joseph Hutcheson Jordon Reeves Jnr
James Cranshaw Charles Hutton Elisha Rhodes
Joseph Cranshaw Harry Inman Ebenezer Rice
Samuel Cranshaw Layes Inman Rowland Rice
Aron Cunningham John Jones Solomon Roach
David Cunningham Jas. Jones James Robertson
Mathew Cunningham William Jones Joseph Rosborough
John Davy John Johnson James Russell
Abraham Demoss Samuel Johnson Wm. Russell
Jas. Demoss William Johston Robert Shannon
John Demoss Daniel Joslin Jnr Jas D. Sharp
Lewis Demoss Daniel Joslin Senr Joseph Shay
Thomas Demoss Gabriel Joslin Josiah Ship
Wm. Demoss Samuel Joslin Charles Simmons
Silas Dillahunt Thomas Joslin Thomas Smart
Enoch Dosha William Joslin Charles Steward
William Doshet William Kellum George Stout
Ezekial Douglass Charles Kelly Thomas Stewart
James Douglass John Lake Nathaniel Teel
John Douglass Thomas Lambert Allen Thompson
Craneshaw Duke Abraham Land Allen Thompson
Robert Dunn Joseph Land Neal Thompson
Thomas Duren Wm. Terrel Lewis William Thompson
Isaac Edwards Daniel Lile Isaac Tillman
William Evans Leonard Lile Charles Tolbert
James Fudge Thomas Lile Anthony Walk
John Fudge Thomas Little Philip Walk
Samuel Fielding Thomas Loften Charley Wall
Wm. Fielding George Lorner Wm. Wall
Jesse Garland James Marler John Ward
George Gill Thomas Marler Robt. Warren
Thomas Gillom William Marler Thomas Warren
Daniel Gooden Joab Moore Arch Watson
John Gooden William Moore Ned Watson
William GowerJohn Moores Christopher Williams

The following was taken from a photocopied typed transcription, The original is on file at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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1 comment:

  1. Doing a little genealogical work today... it was great finding this list on your blog. Thanks for posting.


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