1799 Petition Objecting to Adding Part of Grainger to Jefferson County

Petition 19-1-1799 to the Tennessee General Assembly

Undated

Citizens of Grainger County were concerned “that it will not be to the advantage of the Publick at Large to add any part of Grainger County to Jefferson…”

The table below is searchable and sortable by either given name or surname.  Be creative in your searching, as the names were often written phonetically.

Signers were:

Given Name (as transcribed)Surname (as transcribed)
JamesMoor
WmArnold [struck through]
ThomasDodson
JohnBrock
MartinBunch
WilliamBunch
DavidBunch
HarmonMiller
JohnAccuff [1 of 2]
JohnAccuff [1 of 2]
KainAcuff
BenjnAcuff
Jam__[erased]
_____ C[erased]
EdwardClark
SamuelClark
JohnSpencer
JohnRector
RichdMcPherson
MackRector
GeorgeRamsey
RichdShockley
WmShockley
RobertPateson
EdwdMcGinnes
RobertMcGinnes
JohnMcGinnes
JamesBoddIe
DavidJackson
DosenCheeks
NicholasGilliston
RichardTerry
StephenBean
JohnBean
HoganBean
JoelBean
Jasniah [sic]Collins
GabrielFrog
EdmundHolt
BenjamenShaw
SamuelDodson
WilsonShockley
RoyalJennings
EasyShelton
JohnBull
RichardBull
RichardHarris
Jasmiah [sic]Smith
JohnRose
FrancisCrabb
JohnCrabb
Wm SrWindam
JacobLeabow
IsaacGibson
JosephBryant
HenryLeabow
JohnLeabow
MatthiasHipshiers
WmManos
WmHill
JohnReynolds
AlxrBlair
WmBlair [torn]
RobertBlair
WmWindam
JosephCobb
HenryHypshier
AquilaJones
WmJones
JohnJones
RoyalPace
AlxrMcDonnel
IsaacMcDonnel
LewisMcDonnel
George [struck through]B_____
GeorgeGorden
John [struck through]Jacobs [struck through]
ThosColbert
RobertGorden
SamuelRail
JoshuaConnway
JohnKing
WillisSenter
JohnWard
John [? - blur]Smith [? - blur]
GeorgeSmith
Thos SrHall
Thos JrHall
PleasantDuke
JohnDuke
DavidCampbell
John SrHall
John JrHall
Wm SrDyer
Wm JrDyer
JohnDyer
RobertWhitehead
JesseeJennings
ThosJennings
WmJennings
PleasantForgeson
ElizarClay
WmClay
GarretGibson
DanielClayton
WmRussell
FredrickMoirs
John (Capt)Horner
BartinScrogin
GeorgeRussell
SamuelPerry
JohnMarten
JosephLong
NoahJenning
ChestleyJenning
EnoughWindes
ThosCox
MagorLee
JohnWilliams
JacobCluck
ThosGorden
JohnGorden
CharlesBunch [?]
VolentineMorgan
EdwdThacker
BattSmith
WmStone
WmWilliams
NicholasCounts
GeorgeCounts
Robert SrMcHeny
MosesMcHeny
Robert JrMcHeny
Henry SrBowen
Henry Jr [struck through]Bowen [struck through]
JamesBowen
John [struck through]McHeny [struck through]
WmBlair
WmCox
JamesHarmon
PatrickCormick
EdwdCormick
WmMcGinnes
Mickel JrCaren
FeltyCarns
[torn]Bowen
HughRobinson
DanilRobinson
SamuelBenit
ThosBunch
IsaacCupper
PeterNoah
JesseeBean
RobertBean
John SrSharp
GeorgeSharp
John JrSharp
JosephBentir
ThosPannel
LewisRussell
NelsonShelton
JohnBunch
JamesMoore
BarnardClaunch
AblumMoore
JohnCabbage
AdamCabbage
GeorgePettry
AdamPettry
DanielPettry
JohnPettry
GeorgeCercle
WmWest
WmHoweth
JamesErrowine
JohnErrowine
JohnBealor
JosephBealor
WmWalters
ThosDun
JohnMoirs
PeterHammock
AllanBrock
DanielMcBride
StephenStafford
DavidAshar
GeorgeVandegrif
WmVandegrif
GeorgeClark
DanielMcBride
ThosJones
WmNavel / Nawl
JohnNawl
JohnHunter
FrancisHunter
SamuelMcFerren
MathwMcFettrage
WmMcFettrage
JohnMcPetters
Wm SrJames
Wm JrJames
ThosJames
JesseeJames
WmDickins
YoungLemare
JohnBeaty
JosephBroyde
JohnDent
CharlsCoats
ChristopharAcoff
DanielSuthertin
GeorgeSuthertin
JesseSuthertin
WilliamHoward
CharlsHoward
RobertsonAshar
David SrAshar
JohnBurton
WilliamBurton
JamesCampbell
ClasanderCampbell
MathewCampbell
HughWoollard
RobertBoyd

Source: Tennessee Genealogical Society, “Ansearchin'” News, Fall, 1991, pages 114-115.

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