Tennessee Prison Records
Robert C. Brogan

Transcribed and Edited by Paul W. Lemasters
Copyright by Paul W. Lemasters

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BROGAN, Robert C. was received into the Penitentiary on the Seventh of March one thousand eight hundred & thirty three. He is six feet one inch in height & weighs one hundred & Sixty pounds, dark hair, blue eyes, dark complexion, twenty seven years of age. Born in Kentucky & brought up in Anderson County, Tenn. where his father now resides on Clinch river. His wife & three children likewise live in the same County in the Big Valley about ten miles from Clinton. Her maiden name was WHITTON, her mother is now married to a man named Wm BRUMMIT and resides in Campbell County, Tenn. He has a brother living in Anderson & one in Claiborne County, Tennessee. The small fingers of the right hand is crooked. A scar running across from the little toe of the right foot towards the instep & a small one where the hand joins the wrist, he has served an Apprenticeship to the Hatting business in Blount County, Alabama. Was found guilty of Forgery at the Circuit Court of Knox County and sentenced to Three years Confinement in the Jail and Penitentiary House of the State of Tennessee. Robt. C. BROGAN was discharged 16 day of May 1836 having been detained 70 days for bad conduct. Returned Jany 18th 1837 for Horse Stealing. Sentence 6 years from Maury County. July 2d 1837. Robt C. BROGAN died of Apoplexy. SOURCE: Convict Record Book, 1831-1842, Record Group 25, Volume 45, Tennessee State Library and Archives Microfilm, Prison Records, RG 25, Roll No. 23, p. 5.

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