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Rowan Family Profiles

Many thanks to Edward Rowan for submitting these family files he created for his Rowan Family. Two individials were included in the Original 1807 Land Grants (George Berry, a Revolutionary Patriot, got 351 acres and Samuel Rowan got 150 acres).   BERRY, Elizabeth (1764-1836) BERRY, George (1756-1829) ROWAN, James “Edgar” (1872-1955)

KIRK, Sumner S. – (d. 1885)

Sumner S. KIRK, of whose death we gave notice last week, died of typhoid fever; his illness lasted three days. He was buried in Washington City; he was about 90 years old. Source: Maryville Times. 8 January 1885. Available online at ChroniclingAmerica <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89058370/>

WEIRE, James D. – (d. 1882)

DIED On the 14th inst., three miles North of town, James D. WEIRE, aged 72 years. He was a good citizen; he leaves two sisters and many friends to mourn his death.   Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 17 June 1882. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96091617/1882-06-17/ed-1/seq-4/>  

WELLS, S.M. – (d. 1882)

DIED On the 13th inst., at his brother Mr. A.L. WELLS, S.M. WELLS. Aged 51 years. Obituary next week.   Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 17 June 1882. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96091617/1882-06-17/ed-1/seq-4/>  

HITCH, Jennie – (d. 1882)

DIED In this county, on the 3d inst., Mrs. Jennie HITCH, daughter of the late Wm. BELLOU.   Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 10 June 1882. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96091617/1882-06-10/ed-1/seq-4/>

POLAND, (Mrs.) – (d. 1882)

DIED On the 3d inst., in the 7th District, Mrs. POLAND.   Blount County democrat. (Maryville, Tenn.), 10 June 1882. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96091617/1882-06-10/ed-1/seq-4/>

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