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WPA Photos – Hot School Lunch

The following photos were submitted by Brandi Hargrove. They were from the personal library of her great-grandfather, Frank Gracey Jarrell, worked for the Works Project Administration as a clerk in Nashville.  These are from the 1930’s at the Browns’ School and the Alnwick School. These are from the WPA Hot

DAVIS, A.C. — Will (1923)

Will dated 17 Sep 1923. November term 1923. Names mentioned include: Evelyn Davis (daughter) Elizabeth Davis (daughter) Emma Davis (daughter) Polly Davis Cunningham (daughter) A.C. Delozier (grandson) Andrew Davis (grandson) Sarah C. Davis (wife) Thos. N. Brown (witness) Sam Johnson (witness) View will online with free registration.  

BOWERMAN, Alice — Will (1923)

Will dated 22 Apr 1918. July term 1923. Names mentioned include: Sue Bowerman (daughter) Mike Bowerman Ida Bowerman (daughter) Isaac Bowerman (son) Rans Bowerman Ann Bowerman Hugh Bowerman Marion Bowerman Arch Bowerman Florence Simerly Annie Brown Edd Russell (friend) M.T. Bailey (witness) T.H. Morton (witness) View online with free registration.

CALDWELL, Carson — Will (Feb 1923)

Will dated . February 1923 Names mentioned include: Rachel J. Caldwell (wife) Elmer Caldwell (son) J. M. Williams (neighbor) Maude Caldwell (daughter) Lola J. Caldwell (daughter) Sarah Martha Caldwell (daughter) May Caldwell Haggard (daughter) Thos. N. Brown (witness) Jno. F. Brown (witness) View online with free registration.


The book, History of Watauga County, North Carolina (pg. 318) by John Preston Arthur includes the following details of Nancy Hayes Dougherty who died in Blount County in 1913. She was the daughter of Ransom Hayes of Watauga County who died in 1868.   Ransom was married to Sallie Green

BROWN, Thos. Lester (b. 1911)

Name: Thos. Lester Brown Race: White Gender: Male Birth Date: 20 Mar 1911 Birth Location: Townsend Parents: Thos. L. and Cora Brown. Thomas is a laborer, native of Blount County. Cora is a native of Blount County. Source: Blount County vital statistics: 1881-1912. Microfilm available at the Tennessee State Library &