Bibliography

This is a selective, not comprehensive, list of sources relevant to Blount County.  More can be found at TSLA. Use the “Find in a Library” to locate a library with the book.  You may be able to borrow it through the interlibrary loan department of your local library. The ones marked with an asterisk are ones that I have access to and can do limited lookups in with about a one month turnaround time; contact me if you would like to request a look-up.

African-American

  • Cansler, Charles W. Three Generations; The Story of a Colored Family of Eastern Tennessee. [Kingsport, Tenn.]: Priv. Print. [Kingsport Press], 1939. [Find in a Library]
  • Daves, John Patrick Cansler.  Raising Black Dreams: Representations of Six Generations of a Family’s Local Racial-Activist Traditions. Dissertation – University of Maryland, 2007.  [online]

Biographical

  • Hale, Will T., and Dixon Lanier Merritt. A History of Tennessee and Tennesseans; The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co, 1913.  [Full-text in Google Books]
  • Robinson, John Joseph. Memoir of Rev. Isaac Anderson, DD. Knoxville, Tenn: J.A. Rayl, 1860. [Full-text @ Internet Archive]

Cemeteries

  • Little, Edith B. Blount County, Tennessee, Cemetery Records: Including Blount Sector of Loudon and Monroe Counties, Tennessee. Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1980. [Surname Index] [Find in a Library]
  • McGinnis, Robert. Gone So Soon: the Cemeteries of Blount County, Tennessee. Knoxville, Tenn. 2011. [Find in a Library] (Also at Blount Co. Public Library)
  • United States. Blount County, Tennessee Tombstone Records: WPA Records. Signal Mountain, Tenn: Mountain Press, 1938.  [Find in a Library| VIEW THE BOOK INDEX]

Census

  • Reed, Sue S. Anderson Co., Tennessee, Blount Co., Tennessee, Knox Co., Tennessee, Sevier Co., Tennessee: Enumeration of Male Inhabitants of Twenty-One Years of Age and Upward, Citizens of Tennessee, January 1, 1891, As Provided for by an Act of General Assembly of Tennessee, Passed January 15, 1891, and Approved January 22, 1891. Houston, Tex: S.S. Reed, 1989.  [Find in a Library]

Communities

  • Best, Edwin Jones. A Place Called Greenback: An East Tennessee Town at the Turn of the Century, 1870-1917. Maryville, Tenn: Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1993. [Find In A Library | Buy from Gen. Society]
  • Coada, Delorse Abbott, and Judy Abbott Hill. Cades Cove As It Was. Knoxville, TN: Optiview Pub, 2003. [Find in a Library]
  • Dunn, Durwood. Cades Cove: The Life and Death of a Southern Appalachian Community, 1818-1937. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1988. [VIEW INDEX |Find in a Library]
  • Myers, Edward L. Cades Cove and Chestnut Flats: The Rowan, Powell and Burchfield Connection. Knoxville, TN: E.L. Myers, 2004. [ Find in a Library]
  • Shields, Arthur Randolph. Cades Cove Photos: A Pictorial Record of the Place and the People. [Maryville, TN]: A.R. Shields, 1988. [ VIEW INDEXFind in a Library]
  • Shields, Arthur Randolph.  The Cades Cove Story. Gatlinburg, Tenn: Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, 1977. [Find in a Library]

Genealogical

  • Lawson, Bobby G., and Helen D. Lawson. Nathan Sparks and Jane Potter Sparks of Cades Cove and Their Descendents. Maryville, Tenn: Sparks Family Association, 1997. [Find in a Library | Buy from Gen. Society]
  • Kelsey, Mary Wilson, James Cook Wilson, and Louise Kirk. Robert Wilson, 1750-1826, of Blount County, Tennessee: Some of His Descendents and Related Families, Including Gould, Cook, Brooks, Huson, Shearer, Stribling. Houston, Tex: M.W. and M.P. Kelsey, 1987. [Find in a Library]
  • Thomas, Jane Kizer. Our Ancestry: Family Records of Members of Blount County, Tennessee, Genealogical & Historical Society. Maryville, Tenn: The Society, 1988. [Find in a Library]

Historical

  • Albert, Linda Braden, and B. Kenneth Cornett. Blount County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2010. [Find in a Library | Preview & Search at Google Books]
  • Blount County History Book Committee. The History of Blount County, Tennessee and Its People, 1795-1995. Printed in U.S.A. by Walsworth Pub, 1995. [Find in a Library]
  • Burns, Inez E. History of Blount County, Tennessee; From War Trail to Landing Strip, 1795-1955. Nashville: Printed by Benson Print. Co.], 1957. [Find in a Library | Buy from Gen. Society]
  • Smith, Lorene B., William Orland Garner, and Elgin P. Kintner. Blount County Remembered: The 1890’s Photography of W.O. Garner. Maryville, TN (PO Box 4986, Maryville 37802-4986): Blount County Genealogical and Historical Society, 1991. [Find in a Library | Buy from Gen. Society]
  • Stone, Dean. Snapshots of Blount County History and the Calderwood Story. Maryville, Tenn: Daily Times, 2005. [Find in a Library]

Legal/Court/Vitals

  • Dockter, Albert W. Blount County, Tennessee Chancery Court Records. Bowie, Md: Heritage Books, 1992. [Find in a Library]
  • Little, Edith B. Blount County, Tennessee Marriages, 1795 to 1915. Mt. Vernon, IN (6628 Uebelhack Rd., Mt. Vernon 47620): Windmill Publications, 1994. [Find in a Library]
  • Moore, John Trotwood. Record of Blount County, Tennessee, County Court Records. [Nashville, Tenn.?]: Works Progress Administration, 1936. [VIEW INDEX TO BOOK 1]
  • Teffeteller, Caleb Glenn. Past Times: Obituaries, Marriages and Other Selected Articles from the Maryville Times, Maryville, Tennessee, 1884-1890. Westminster, Md: Heritage Books, 2008. [Find In A Library | Order Online]
  • Teffeteller, Caleb Glenn. Past Times: Obituaries, Marriages and Other Selected Articles from the Maryville Times, Maryville, Tennessee, 1891-1895. Westminster, Md: Heritage Books, 2009.  [Find In A Library | Order Online]
  • Teffeteller, Caleb Glenn. Past Times: Obituaries, Marriages and Other Selected Articles from the Maryville TImes, Maryville, Tennessee, 1896-1899. Westminster, Md; Heritage Books, 2012. [Find in a LibraryOrder Online]
  • Thomas, Jane Kizer. Blount County, Tennessee Deeds: Deed Book 1, 1795-1819. Maryville, Tenn: Blount County Genealogical & Historical Society, 1990. [Check the Index or Find In A Library]
  • Whitley, Edythe Johns Rucker. Marriages of Blount County, Tennessee, 1795-1859. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1982. [Find in a Library]
  • Wiefering, Edna. Blount County, Tennessee, Vital Statistics, 1914 Through 1925. Cleveland, Tenn: Cleveland Public Library, 1993. [Find in a Library]

Schools

Online Resources

2 comments

  • Patty Johnson

    I was interested in the book by Edith Little (Blount County, Tennessee, Cemetery Records: Including Blount Sector of Loudon and Monroe Counties, Tennessee.) I live in Kentucky. Can someone check this book for McCarroll and Whetsel’s for me.

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