BIBLIOGRAPHY

    BIBLE RECORDS

  1. Bible and Tombstone Records, Clay County, Tennessee. Prepared by the Historical Records Project (Tennessee). FHL Film No. 0024621, item 1. Cemeteries are alphabetically arranged. Includes index. See also, FHL 976.849, X2b, 1880.

  2. Thomas Butler Bible, Thomas Butler (1777- ), Essex & Sons, Lexington, Ky, Coliers 3rd Edition 1814, original in possession of Willie Butler Upton, Celina, TN. Copied May 1996.

  3. T.H. & Sarah A. Butler Family Bible, Thomas Harvey Butler (1819-1889) and Sarah Ann Holford (1834-1900), Potters Standard Edition, location of original unknown, copy in possession of webmaster.

  4. Thomas Butler Bible, Thomas Butler (1807-1884), original in possession of the Herbert B. Slate Family, East Dennis, MA. Copy supplied January 1997.

    CHURCH RECORDS

  5. Church, Family, Bible and Tombstone Records of Jackson County, Tennessee. Prepared by the Historical Records Survey. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1943. Contains Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Arbor Jenning Creek and Big Springs); Methodist Episcopal Church, South; family and bible records (with table of contents). FHL File No. 0024707.

  6. Cumberland Presbyterian Church Minute Book, 1811-1935, Granville, Jackson County, Tennessee. Prepared by the Historical Records Project. FHL Film No. 024706 item 1-2.

  7. Minutes of the Spring Creek Baptist Church of Jackson and Overton Counties, Tennessee, 1802-1868. Does not include the Civil War years. Contains minutes and membership lists. Includes minutes of the fifty-fourth annual assembly of Drake's Creek Baptist Association held at Mount Zion Church, Warren County, Kentucky, August 22d, 23d, and 24th, 1874, Russellville, Ky. Russellville Herald Office, 1874, 4 pgs. Transcribed by Jane K. Wall and J. Hobart Bartlett. FHL 976.8 A1 no. 75; FHL Film No. 1033856.

    COURT RECORDS

  8. Jackson County, Tennessee, Chancery Court Minutes, 1840-1861. Abstracted, transcribed, annotated and indexed by Betty Huff Bryant, Austin, Texas 1993. FHL 976.851, P28b. Also, Film No. 0024707.

  9. Court Minutes, 1840-1886; Enrolling Dockets, 1859-1889. Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County courthouse. FHL Film No. 0985310, item 2 to 0985257, 9 microfilm reels.

  10. Tennessee Tidbits 1778-1914, Vol. II, by Marjorie Hood Fischer, FHL 976.8 psf v.2, abstract of court minutes.

  11. Chancery Court, Clay County, Tennessee, Court minutes, 1871-1914; enrolling dockets, 1871-1912. Microfilm of original records in the Clay County courthouse, Celina, Tennessee. FHL Film Nos. 1003178 to1003177.

  12. Clay County, Tennessee Court Minutes, 1871-1898; enrolling docket, 1871-1904. Microfilm of original records in the Clay County courthouse, Celina, Tennessee. FHL Film Nos. 1004070 to 1004069.

  13. Clay County Court Minutes, 1871-1899. Microfilm of original records in the Clay County courthouse, Celina, Tennessee. FHL Film No. 1003187, item 2-3 through Film No. 1003188. Nashville, Tenn. : State Library and Archives, 1975.

  14. Probate Records, 1871-1931. Microfilm of original records in the Clay County courthouse, Celina, Tennessee. Wills 1871-1913, Film No. 1003186; Administrators' and executors' bonds 1871-1881, FHL Film No. 1003184; Guardians' settlements, Administrators' settlements, accounts of insolvent estates, 1882-1903, FHL Film Nos. 1003185 to 1003187.

  15. Miscellaneous Court Records, Jackson County, TN. Administrators' bonds and letters 1878-1914, FHL Film No. 0985267; Guardians' bonds and letters, 1878-1914; Insolvent estates, 1872-1932; Guardians' settlements, v. A-B 1872-1904, Film No. 0985268; Wills, inventories and administrators, settlements, 1872-1891, Film No. 0985269; Wills, inventories, etc.

  16. Jackson County, Court minutes, 1872-1893. Court minutes, 1872-1892; enrollment book, 1874-1899. FHL Film Nos. 0985261 to 0985264.

  17. Court Transcripts of the County, Chancery and Circuit Courts, 1839-1915. 88 microfilm reels. Microfilm of original records at the Tennessee State Archives in Nashville, Tennessee. Divorce cases are filed at the end of each letter. Alphabetically arranged by surname of plaintiff. Last roll contains miscellaneous probate settlements. Includes index. Film Nos. 0985311 to 0985380. For Butler surname, see Film No. 0985278.

  18. Mathewson v. Clarke, 47 U.S. 121 (1848).

    HISTORIES

  19. The Civil & Political History of the State of Tennessee, from its earliest settlement up to the year 1796, by Judge John Haywood. 1823 edition, Nashville: Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1891, 518 pgs., FHL Film 0962597 item 2.

  20. The Draper Manuscripts, See also, "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts", by Josephine L. Harpen,? by State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 2nd Printing 1986, FHL ???; "Calendar of The Tennessee and King's Mountain Papers" of the Draper Collection of Manuscripts, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Calendar Series, Vol. III, 929.3768 C, Putnam Co. Library, Cookville, Tn.

  21. Historical Scrapbook of Jackson County, Tennessee. Compiled by Garland Draper. Contains newspaper clippings, correspondence and historical sketches. FHL Film No. 0985310 item 4.

  22. Jackson Papers, Library of Congress.

  23. The Jackson County Family History Book, 200 years of memories, by the Jackson County Historical Society, 1996, FHL 976.851 H2ja.

  24. Putnam County, Its History and Resources, by Judge George H. Morgan. Twenty articles published in the the Cookeville Courier in 1890. In the possession of Lewis K. Smith, Carrol County, Georgia.

  25. History of Jackson County, Vol. 1, Sketches From Yesterday, by Kim Young,

  26. History of Gainesboro, WPA 1938, Putam County Library, Cookville, Tn.

  27. Jackson County, Tennessee, by Moldon Jenkins Tayse 1989. FHL 976.851 H2t.

  28. The History of Clay County, Tennessee. A project of the Clay County Homecoming '86 Historical Book Committee. Illustrations on lining papers. ISBN 0938021-06-0 (v. 1), 1986. FHL 976.849, H2h.

  29. Jackson County, Tennessee: History From Many Sources, by Christine Spivey Jones. Cookeville, Tennnessee, 1983. FHL 976.851 H2j.

  30. Jackson County, Tennessee: WPA Records, Mountain Press, 1991, 97 pages. Contains miscellenous records, vital records, church history, miltary related. FHL 976.851 N2wpa.

  31. Historical Information Concerning the Fort Blount-Williamsburg Site, Jackson County, Tennessee, by the Tennessee Department of Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Report of Investigations No. 6, 1989.

  32. Fort Southwest Point Archaeological Site, Kingston, Tennessee: A Multidisciplinary Interpretation, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Archaeology, Research Series No. 9, 1993.

  33. The Executive Journal of Governor John Sevier, East Tennessee Historical Society's Publications, TSLA.

    LAND RECORDS

  34. A Complilation of the Tennessee Statutes, by Robert T.Shannon, Nashville: Tennessee Law Book Publishing Co., 1917, 1:68-85, Provides boundary act citations.

  35. Four Steps West, by James W. Sames III, Versailles, KY: the author, 1971. Maps the Walker Line dispute.

  36. Certification of Comissioners, January 22, 1830, dividing Jackson County into 15 Districts. Handwritten manuscript, 12 pages. Commisioners appointed by General Assembly to lay off districts in which Justices of the Peace and Constables appointed. TSLA Manuscripts #1100.

  37. Building Neighborhoods, Jackson County, Tennessee Prior to 1820: Abstractions from Record Group 50, Early Land Records, Tennessee State Library and Archives, by Betty Huff Bryant, Austin, Texas 1992. FHL US/CAN 976.851, R2b. Also, Film No. 6101877.

  38. Clay County Deeds, 1871-1904. Microfilm of original records in the Clay County courthouse, Celina, Tennessee. FHL Film Nos. 1003189 to1004075.

  39. Deed Records, 1872-1902; Indexes, 1872-1925, Tennessee, Jackson. Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County courthouse. FHL Film Nos. 0985301 to 0985308 item 1-2.

  40. Certificate of Purchase of Land, No. 24582 to Bailey Butler of Franklin County, IL, June 1, 1857.

  41. Land Entries, 1873-1901, Jackson County, Tennessee, Register of Deeds. Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County courthouse, descriptions of lands including plats. FHL Film No. 0985308 item 3.

  42. Tax Books, Jackson County 1872-1884. FHL Film No. 0985309. Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County courthouse.
    MAPS

  43. General Highway Map, Jackson County, Tennessee (1967). Prepared by the Tennessee Department of Highways, Research and Planning Division in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Public Roads. Scale ca. 1:126,720.; polyconic proj., 44 x 42 cm, FHL Map Case 976.851, E7j.

  44. Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920, by William Thorndale & William Dollarhide,?, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., FHL 973 X2th.

  45. Mathew Rhea's 1832 map of Tennessee, reprinted for Robert M. McBride and Owen Meredith, "Eastine Morris' Tennessee Gazetteer 1834", Nashville: The Gazetteer Press, 1971. FHL ???

  46. Celina Quadrangle 7.5 minute Map, United States Geological Survey Topographic Map Series, ca 1968, photorevised 1987.

  47. Burristown Quadrangle 7.5 minute Map, United States Geological Survey Topographic Map Series, ca 1968, photorevised 1987.

  48. Map of 1860, Map of Turkey Creek Bottom complied by Landon Anderson, deceased. Sources unknown. In possession of webmaster.

  49. Research in Tennessee, by Wendy Elliot, 1987, contains background geographical areas and settlements, including trails used prior to 1820. FHL 976.8 D27e, see also Film No. 6117561.

  50. Map of 15 Districts, Map prepared circa 1835 by county commissioners dividing Jackson County into 15 districts. TSLA #1100.

  51. General Highway Map, Clay County, Tennessee (1967). Prepared by the Tennessee Department of Highways, Research and Planning Division in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Public Roads. Scale ca. 1:126,720; polyconic proj. Includes 8 insets. Scale ca. 1:31,680. FHL Map Case, 976.849 E7c.

    MILITARY RECORDS

  52. Pension Claims From Jackson County, Tn, by Christine S. Jones, 1994, Special Collections, Tennesee . Transcription and index of Revolutionary War Pension claims for: Robert Anderson, Jeremiah Brown, William Carlisle, James Cason, John Clemmons, William Ferrell, Richard Gordon, Reuben Graves, Charles Harmon, Joseph Jared, Joesph Kirby, William Kirby, Yelvaton Neville, David Phillips, Daniel Ramsey, Ralph Rogers, Michael Sailors, Thomas Wilkerson, and John Wood.

  53. Veteran Records, Bailey Butler, War of 1812, No. 153,152, Polly Anderson, heir, National Archies.

  54. Muster Role of 1st Regiment, War 1812, Col. J.K. Wynne's West Tennessee Militia. Captain Bailey Butler's Company. National Archives.

  55. Land Grant No. 5994, William Butler in Capt. Butler's Col. 1st Regt. Tennessee Vols., National Archives. For service in the War of 1812. OWI 20303.

  56. Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications, transcribed and edited by Samuel Sistler 1994. Lists 31 Butlers. FHL 976.8 m225.

  57. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants, awarded by State Governments, by Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck, 1996, Published by Genealogical Publishing Company. FHL 973 R2bo.

  58. Military Land Warrant 36947, issued to Fanny Butler April 19, 1856, assigned to William S. Adams on December 13, 1855, in Franklin County, IL. National Archives.
    VITAL STATISTICS & MISC

  59. Will of John Ford, October 15, 1794, Greenville, S.C., FHL Film No. 0024025, pg. 100.

  60. Passport Records, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Passport applications 1795-1924, 2090 reels. National Archives, Microfilm Roll M1372 Roll 1; see also, FHL Film No. 149878 and 1432501.

  61. Letter from Lt. Col. Thomas Butler to Hon. James McHenry, Philadelphia, February 5, 1800, TSLA Special Manuscripts.

  62. Jackson County 1803 Tax List, TSLA Tax List Roll No. 5, transcribed by Jane Paessler, printed in "Ansearchin' News", Fall 1995, pg. 113.

  63. Miscellaneous Records, 1810-1909, Jackson County, Tennessee. Prepared by the Historical Records Project. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1940. Includes index, wills, indentures, deeds, letters and other miscellaneous records.

  64. Ranger Book, 1817-1860, Jackson County, Tennessee. Prepared by the Historical Records Project. FHL Film No. 0024706 item 4.

  65. Jackson County, Tennessee 1840 U.S Census. Transcribed from microfilm, indexed and published by Ramona Hudson Lee, Mountain Home, Ark. [198-?]. FHL 976.851 X2, also Film No. 6050989.

  66. Republican Sentinel and Sumner, Smith and Jackson Intelligencer, Gallatin, Tennessee. [v. 1, no. 1 (14 Jan. 1840)], Nashville, Tennessee. Filmed by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1960. Limited issues only (v. 1, no. 3 (28 Jan. 1840)-v. 1, no. 16 (28 Apr. 1840)). FHL Film No. 0204307.

  67. Letter to Senator W. Laml Tunney, September 1841, from residents of Jackson County, TN, TSLA, Manuscripts 164-1841-14.

  68. U.S. Slave Owners Census, Jackson County, Tn., FHL Film No. 444860.

  69. U.S. 1850 Census, Schedule 4, Agriculture, Jackson County, Tn., FHL Film No. 1549446.

  70. Illinois 1850 Mortality Census Index, by Accelerated Indexing Systems International, FHL 977.3 X22i; see also original census FHL Film No. 1421024.

  71. Jackson County, Tennessee 1860 Federal Census. Compiled and published by Joyce Bradley McComb, Lexington, S.C. 1992. FHL 976.851 X2m 1860, FHL Film No. 0024706 item 5.

  72. Marriages, 1870-1918, Jackson County, Tennessee. Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County courthouse. FHL Film Nos. 0985296 to 0985300.

  73. Marriage Records, 1871-1873, Clay County, Tennessee. Prepared by the Historical Records Project (Tennessee). FHL Film No. 0024621, item 2.

  74. Clay County Marriage Records, 1871-1917. Microfilm of original records in the Clay County courthouse, Celina, Tennessee. FHL Film Nos. 1004071 to1003183.

  75. Tax Books, 1872-1884, Jackson County, Tennessee, TSLA 1974. FHL Film No. 0985309.

  76. 1880 Census, Jackson County, Tennessee. By Byron and Barbara Sistler, Byron Sistler & Associates, 1991. FHL 976.851 X2s, also, Film No. 1698058.

  77. Clay County, Tennessee, 1880 United States Census. Transcribed by Dayton Birdwell. FHL Film No. 1003188, item 3.

  78. Grand Lodge of Tennessee, Tannehill No. 133, Selected returns of the Masonic Lodge at Gainseboro. Chartered dates of October 8, 1847, October 1861, and November 8, 1880. List of returns (members) and officers.

  79. Death records, 1881-1883, 1909-1912, Jackson County, Tennessee. Microfilm of original records at the Jackson County courthouse. FHL Film No. 0985296 item 1.
  80. Jackson County, Tennessee 1890 Census Notes. Filmed by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1975. FHL Film No. 0985310 item 3.

  81. Obituary of Missouri Jane Butler, date of death September 7, 1934. Newspaper unknown. Copy in possession of webmaster.

  82. Jackson County, Tennessee: WPA records. Signal Mountain, Tennnesse, Mountain Press, 1991. Contains miscellaneous records: vital records, county history, tombstone inscriptions and records, church history, property and probate records, military related records, and others. FHL 976.851 N2wpa.

  83. Tennesse Genealogical Records, records of early settlers from state and county archives, by Edythe Rucker Whitley, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1981, FHL 976.8 D2w.

  84. Tombstone inscriptions of Clay County, Tennessee. Compiled by Walter Webb; published by Frances Alexander Carlson. FHL 976.849, V3w, 1982.

  85. The Upper Cumberland Researcher, by the Upper Cumberland Genealogical Association, Inc., Box 575, Cookville, TN 38503.

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