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Founding of the Cumberland settlements : the first atlas, 1779-1804

Author: Douglas Drake; Jack Masters; Bill Puryear
Publisher: Gallatin, Tenn. : Warioto Press, ©2009.
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Drake; Jack Masters; Bill Puryear
ISBN: 9780982462706 0982462700
OCLC Number: 456260002
Notes: "Showing who came, how they came, and where they put down roots."
Accompanying compact disc contains "1500 pioneer deeds & surveys, all or parts of 11 counties in Middle Tennessee, water drainage map of area": Label.
Description: iv, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 37 cm
Contents: First atlas. Foreword --
Introduction --
Traces of buffalo --
Buffalo traces and salt licks in the Cumberland Valley 1770 --
The Cumberland settlements 1767-1779, paths of exploration and immigration --
The Cumberland Compact --
Biographies of longhunters and earliest settlers: Timothy Demonbreum; Samuel Barton; The Blakemore (or Blackmore family; Isaac Bledsoe --
Stations, forts and traces of the Cumberland settlements 1788 --
Cumberland settlers killed by Indians 1780-1795 --
Map of pioneer stations and casualties --
Timeline Chickamuga War 1777-1795 --
Biographies of longhunters and earliest settlers: The embattled Mayfields; Abraham; William Martin; Portraits; The Thompson family; The Desha family; The Winchester family; William Hall; Map of the Fort Blount Road with narative and with photos --
Growth of settlers vs. decline of Indians --
North Carolina land grants in Tennessee --
Maps of land grants, roads and landmarks --
Biography and reference keys --
Index Data supplement 1. Table of contents --
North Carolina land grants in Tennesee --
Establishment of land offices --
Components required by North Carolina for land grants --
Catagories of land grants --
Military grants --
Pre-emption grant-Amos Heaton --
Military grant-Captain Tilman Dixon --
Service grant-Gasper Mansco --
Service grant-William Gubbins --
Commissioners grant-Anthony Bledsoe --
The pioneer land surveyors --
Grant placement methodology --
Common abbreviations & information --
Original names of several water courses --
Political formation of the Cumberland region --
Format defined for North Carolina land grants --
Grantees listed alphabetically A-L [p. 28-501] Data supplement 2. Grantees listed alphabetically M-Z [p. 503-940] --
Salt licks & public areas --
Water drainages --
Bibliograhy --
About our index --
Other Titles: First atlas, 1779-1804
Responsibility: Doug Drake, Jack Masters & Bill Puryear.


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