History of Roane County
FROM THE TIME OF ITS
A. D. 1927
WILLIAM H. BISHOP, ESQ.,
This 741 (18 page index) page book was written in 1927.
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CHAPTER I. Exploration And First Knowledge Of These Parts By The White Man.
Chapter II Curtis District
Chapter III History of Geary Magisterial Dist.
Chapter IV Harper District
Chapter V Reedy Magisterial Dist
Chapter VI Smithfield Dist.
Chapter VII Spencer Dist.
Chapter VIII Walton Magisterial Dist.
Chapter IX City of Spencer
Chapter X History of Families of Pioneers of Roane County Their marriages and many of their descendents
Ables, Achard, Adams, Addison, Adkins, Adkinson, Alderman, Aldrich, Alexander, Alfred, Alison, Alkier, Alkiers, Alkire, Allen, Allison, Allman, Altizer, Alvis, Ammons, Amos, Anderson, Andrews, Angel, Aplin, Argabrite, Argabrites, Armentrout, Armstead, Armsteads, Armstrong, Armstrongs, Arnett, Arnold, Arnott, Arthur, Asbornes, Asbury, Ascue, Ashley, Ashleys, Atkins, Atkinson, Ayers, Badget, Bailey, Bails, Baker, Bald Eagle, Baldwin, Ball, Barbour, Barnes, Barnett, Barnhouse, Barr, Bartlett, BATES, Batey, Batten, Bays, Bazel, Beach, Beagle, Beard, Beauchamp, Beckley, Becknell, Bee, Beeker, Belcher, Bell, Belt, Benear, Benedict, Bennett, Benson, Bent, Berry, Biddle, Birtcher, Bishop, Bishops, Bissell, Black, Blackburn, Blair, Blakely, Blizzard, Bloss, Blosser, Blossers, Board, Boards, Boatwright, Boggess, Boggs, Boice, Bolty, Bond, Bonnets, Bonnett, Bonnetts, Boon, Booth, Boothe, Bower, Bowers, Bowman, Bowyer, Boyce, Boyd, Boyer, Boyles, Boynton, BRADLEY, Brannan, Brannans, Brannon, Bray, Brice, Britts, Broadus, Broadway, Brock, Brown, Bruen, Brunner, Bryant, Buchanan, Buck, Buckanan, Buckby, Buckhamer, Buckhannan, Bull, Burdett, Burdette, Burdettes, Burdetts, Burgess, Burke, Burkehart, Burkham, Burkharn, Burr, Burwell, Bush, Bushop, Butcher, Butchers, Butler, Byrd, Cabot, Cadle, Cain, Cains, Caldwell, Calla, Callahan, Callison, Callow, Callows, Camden, Camp, Campbell, Cams, Canby, Candler, Canterbury, Carbel, Carder, Carlyle, Carmac, Carney, Carneys, Carpenter, Carpenters, Carper, Carr, Carrick, Carrickhoff, Carroll, Carson, Cart, Carte, Carter, Cartright, Cartwright, Casto, Caston, Cavender, Chambers, Chancey, Chanceys, Chandler, Chaney, Chapman, Chapmans, Charles, Chenoweth, Chenowith, Cheuveront, Cheuvront, Chevalier, Chewning, Chidester, Chilton, Chopel, Christian, Claiborne, Clark, Clarkson, Clatterbaugh, Clayton, Cleavenger, Cleek, Cline, Coast, Cobb, Cochran, Coe, Cofer, Coffee, Cogar, Cole, Coleman, Collins, Combs, Conley, Conner, Connolly, Connoly, Connor, Conrad, Cook, Coon, Cooper, Copenhaver, Corbet, Corder, Cork, Cornstalk, Cornwell, Coteral, Cottle, Cottrell, Counts, Cox, Craig, Crawford, Cree, Creioz, Cresap, Crihfield, Criner, Crislip, Crislips, Criss, Critchfield, Critchlow, Crittenden, Cromwell, Cross, Crouse, Crow, Cruikshank, Cryslip, Cummings, Cunningham, Cunninghams, Curfman, Curry, Curtis, Cutlip, Cutright, Cutup, Dairymple, Dalrymple, Dalton, Damewood, Danalson, Daniel, Daniell, Darling, Darnell, Daugherty, Davies, Davis, Dawkins, Dawson, Day, Dayton, de Gruyter, Deal, Dearman, Deaton, Deem, Delana, Dempsey, Dennison, Depue, Depues, Dewey, Dewitt, deYoung, Dickinson, Dicks, Diddle, Dillard, Dillon, Dilworth, Dinsmore, Dix, Dixon, Dobbins, Dobson, Dodd, Dodson, DONALDSON, Donalson, Donaway, Donohoe, Doolittle, Dority, Dorsey, Doty, Dougherty, Douglas, Douglass, Douthit, Dow, Downtain, Drainsfield, Drake, Drakes, Draper, Drennen, Drennin, Drinnen, Droddy, Droddys, Drummond, Duff, Duke, Dulin, Duling, Dunbar, Dunn, Duval, Duvall, Dye, Dyer, Dyes, Eagle, Eakin, Eaton, Eckhardt, Edens, Edgar, Edwards, Elderdrice, Elliott, Ellis, Ellison, Elmore, Engle, Engles, Enoch, Epling, Estep, Evans, Everett, Evilsizer, Facemier, Fairfax, Falen, Falkner, Farley, Farnsworth, Faulkner, Fauquier, Felix, Ferguson, Ferrell, Ferrells, Ferrels, Ferris, Fetty, Fields, Finney, Fisher, Fitzwater, Fitzwhilson, Fleming, Flemming, Flesher, Fleshers, Fleshman, Fleshmans, Fletcher, Fling, Flushers, Flynn, Foglesong, Fore, Foss, Foster, Fought, Fouty, Fox, Francis, Franklin, Freeland, Freeman, Frost, Full, Fullen, Fultonham, Fultz, Gainer, Gaines, Gallatin, Gandee, Gandees, Gardner, Garee, Garest, Garret, Garrett, Garvin, Gault, Geary, Gearys, George, German, Gibbs, Gibson, Giles, Gilispie, Gillenwater, Gillett, Gilmore, Gilpin, Givens, Glaze, Glover, Goad, Goff, Goffs, Golden, Good, Goodwin, Gordon, Gough, Gould, Grady, Graham, Greater, Greathouse, Greathouses, Green, Greenleaf, Greenlee, Greer, Griffith, Grogg, Grover, Groves, Grundy, Guthrie, Hacker, Hackney, Hale, Haley, Hall, Hambrick, Hamilton, Hamiltons, Hammack, Hammacks, Hammond, Hamrick, Hancock, Hanger, Hanshaw, Hanson, Hardesty, Hardman, Hardman,, Hardmans, Hardmen, Hardway, Hardy, Harlan, Harless, Harley, Harlow, HARMON, Harmons, Harold, Harper, Harpers, Harpold, Harpold,, Harrah, Harris, Harrison, Harrold, Hart, Hartley, Hartlies, Hartman, Harwood, Hascue, Hassig, Hatcher, Haught, Hawkins, Hayes, Hayhurst, Hayman, Haynes, Hays, Headley, Heath, Heaton, Heck, Heckert, Hedges, Heirs, Heix, Helmic, Helmick, Helper, Helsley, Henderson, Hensley, Herman, Hershberger, Hershey, Hersman, Hess, Hickle, Hickman, Hicks, Hiex, Hildret, Hildreth, Hileman, Hill, Hindman, Hindsman, Hineman, Hinesman, Hinzman, Hire, Hitt, Hively, Hivelys, Hobbs, Hodam, Hodge, Hodges, Hodum, Hoff, Hoge, Hogg, Holbert, Holland, Hollingsworth, Holswade, Holswades, Holt, Homer, Hopkins, Horton, Hosey, Hoskins, Hough, House, Hovey, Howell, Hoy, Hoyt, Hubert, Huddleston, Hudkins, Huey, Huff, Huffman, Hufford, Hughes, Hugheses, Humphries, Hundley, Hunt, Hunts, Hurt, Hutchinson, Hyde, Hylbert, Hyldreth, Hyre, Iedsome, Igo, Inghram, Ingraham, Ingrahams, Ingrahm, Ingram, Ireland, Ison, Ivens, Jack, Jackson, Jacksons, Jamison, Janes, Jarrell, Jarrett, Jarvis, Jeans, Jenkins, Jennings, Jett, JOHNSON, Jolly, Jones, Jordan, Judson, Justice, Justices, Kaltenbach, Kee, Keen, Keener, Keeney, Keens, Keffer, KEIFFER, Keith, Kelley, Kelleys, Kenney, Keplinger, Kern, Kerns, Kesler, Kester, Key, Keys, Kidd, KIEFFER, Kile, Kimes, Kincaid, King, Kings, Kinney, Kirby, Kirk, Kiser, Kiyashuta, Knight, Knights, Knisely, Knopp, Knots, Knotts, Knox, Kyer, Kyger, Kygers, Lack, Lake, Lakin, Lamb, Lambert, Lance, Lang, Lanham, Larch, Lattimer, Laughlin, Law, Lawrence, Lawrence,, Lawrences, Lawrentz, Lawson, le Force, Leary, Leasher, LeBlanc, Ledsom, Ledsome, Lee, LeForce, Lemley, Lesher, Lester, Levitt, Lewellen, Lewis, Lightburn, Lincoln, Linger, Lockhart, Long, Longfellow, Lonney, Loomis, Looney, Looneys, Lore, Lorentz, Loring, Love, Lowe, Lowery, Lowes, Lowther, Lucas, Lukens, Luney, Luther, Lyda, Lynch, Lyon, Lyons, Mace, MacWalsh, Maddox, Mahan, Mallory, Mann, Mannier, Maple, Marion, Marks, Marple, Marrow, Marteny, Martin, Martina, Massie, Masters, Mathews, Mattics, Matties, Mauch, Maxwell, Mays, McBride, McCabe, McCalla, McCally, McCan, McCans, McCarty, McCauly, McChesney, McClain, McClannahan, McClintock, McClung, McCluster, McComus, McCorsky, McCoy, McCrosky, McCroskys, McCulloch, McCulty, McCune, McCutchen, McDonald, McDougal, McFarlan, McFarland, McGibson, McGlothlin, McGlothlins, McGraw, McGugin, McGuire, McIntire, McIntosh, McInturff, McKan, McKee, McKinley, McKnight, McKown, McMahan, McMahon, McMath, McMillan, McMillian, McMillion, McMullen, McMun, McNut, McQuain, McQueen, McWhorter, McWilliams, McWorther, Meadows, Means, Meigs, Meredith, Middleton, Miles, Miller, Millers, Mills, Milster, Milton, Mitchell, Mitchells, Mock, Monereaux, Monroe, Montgomery, Moody, Moore, Moores, Morely, Morford, Morgan, Morill, Morris, Morrison, Morrow, Moss, Mount, Munson, Murphy, Murray, Murry, Mutter, Myers, Napp, Nash, Naylor, Naylors, Neal, Neel, Neely, Neff, Nelson, Nester, Neville, Newberger, Newhouse, Newlon, Newton, Nicely, Nichols, Nicholson, Nida, Nisely, Noe, Noes, Norman, Norris, Norton, Noyes, Nutt, Nutter, Nuzum, O'Balden, O'Brien, Odell, O'Dell, Odenbaugh, O'Flaherty, Ogden, O'Hara, O'Hara,, Osborn, Osborne, Osbornes, Ott, Overholt, Owen, Owens, Oxier, Paine, Palmer, Parker, Parks, Parrill, Parris, Parrish, Parsons, Parsonses, Patmon, Patrick, Patterson, Patton, Paxton, Payne, Peck, Peebles, Pell, Pence, Pendleton, Pennybacker, Perdue, Perkins, Perrine, Perry, Peters, Petitt, Petty, Phalen, Phelps, Phillips, Pickens, Pickerel, Pickerell, Pike, Plott, Poffs, Poling, Pomeroy, Pool, Porter, Post, Potts, Powers, Presley, Preston, Price, Prices, Pricket, Pringle, Pritchard, Progler, Propst, Pue, Pursley, Queen, Racier, Radabaugh, Rader, Raines, Ramsey, Randolph, Randon, Rapp, Rathbone, Rawlins, Ray, Reader, Rector, Redding, Reed, Reedy, Regar, Reger, Reid, Reip, Rexroad, Reynolds, Rhodes, Riddel, Riddle, Riddles, Rife, Riffe, Riffell, Riles, Riley, Riser, Rishel, Ritchie, Roach, Roaches, Roane, Roberts, Robertson, Robey, Robinson, Rock, Rockhold, Rodgers, Roe, Rogers, Rohr, Rohrabaugh, Rohrbaugh, Rollinson, Romie, Romine, Rose, Ross, Roush, Rowe, Ruble, Rucker, Rudman, Ruffner, Rufus, Ruhl, Runion, Runner, Runnion, Runyons, Ryan, Ryerson, Ryland, Safereid, Samples, Samson, Samuels, Santee, Sapp, Sarver, Saunders, Savary, Sawyer, Sayer, Sayre, Schilling, Schnoffer, Schoolcraft, Schwender, Schwinder, Scott, Scyoc, Seabolt, Seaman, Seamans, Sergeant, Sergent, Settle, Shackleford, Shafer, Shamblin, Shamlin, Sharp, Shaver, Shedd, Sheppard, Shirkey, Shiverdecker, Short, Shouldis, Showalter, Showen, Shown, Shreve, Shuldis, Shurnaker, Sidebottom, Silcomb, Silcot, Simmans, Simmons, Simms, Simon, Simons, Simpson, Sinnet, Sinnett, Six, Skeen, Skidmore, Slack, Slaughter, Slaven, Sleeth, Smith, Smiths, Snodgrass, Snow, SNYDER, Somerville, Sommerville, Southall, Sparks, Sparr, Spencer, Spicer, Spotts, Springston, Springstons, St. Clair, Staats, Stackhouse, Staley, Stalnaker, Stanley, Stansbury, Starcher, Starchers, Starkey, Starley, Steber, Steel, Steinbeck, Steorts, Stephens, Stewart, Stewarts, Stinson, Stone, Stover, Strader, Straight, Strain, Straley, Stump, Stutler, Suck, Summerfield, Summers, Suttle, Sutton, Swank, Swiger, Swisher, Switzer, Swope, Swopes, Sympson, Tallman, Tanner, Tanners, Tatterson, Tawney, Taylor, Taylors, Templeton, Tennant, Terrell, Teter, Thomas, Thomasson, Thomassons, Thompson, Thompsons, Thorn, Thrash, Tibble, Tilford, Tillman, Tilton, Timel, Timmel, Tisdale, Tisdall, Tolley, Tolly, Tomkins, Tomlin, Toney, Townsend, Tracy, Trotter, Trout, Truman, Tucker, Tuckwiller, Tuning, Turnbull, Turner, Turpin, Tuttle, Tyson, Underwood, Upton, Utt, Valconlon, Valentine, Vance, Vandal, Vandale, Vandals, Vandevender, Vandine, Vanhorn, Vaughn, Vernon, Vicars, Vickers, Vincent, Vineyard, Vineyards, Virtue, Waddell, Wade, Wadsworth, Waggoner, Wagner, Wagoner, Waldeck, Waldon, Walker, Walkup, Walls, Walsh, Walters, Walton, Wamack, Ward, Waren, Warner, Warren, Washburn, Watson, Watts, Waugh, Waybright, Wayts, Weatherilt, Weaver, Webb, Webbs, Weed, Wees, Welch, Wells, WES, Wesley, West, Westfall, Wetzel, Wetzels, Whetzel, White, Whited, Whiteds, Whites, Whitner, Whitney, Wiblin, Wiese, Wilburn, Wiley, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wills, Wilmoth, Wilson, Wine, Wines, Winnings, Winninner, Winter, Wise, Wiseman, Withrow, Witten, Wolfe, Wolfes, Wolfs, Woodrieff, Woodruff, Woodside, Woodworth, Woody, Woodyard, Woofter, Workman, Wrest, Wright, Wrights, Wyatt, Wyley, Youcy, Young, Youngs,