ALL BROWN FAMILIES IN THE 1836 CIVIL DISTRICTS LISTING
GREENE COUNTY TENNESSEE

Submitted by Stevie Hughes

 
 
FEB 2008   By:  STEVIE1302@AOL.COM          
             
AN INTEGRAL PART OF THIS CHART IS THE ACCOMPANYING 1836 CIVIL DISTRICTS MAP  
                   
WITH LANDMARKS CITED FOR THE DIVISION OF GREENE COUNTY INTO 17 DISTRICTS  
CROSS ANCHOR BROWNS IN BLUE   COMMENTS IN RED  
                   
SURNAME FIRST   TAX LIST            
  NAME   PAGE NO.          
                   
DISTRICT 1     173/174     COMMENT: DISTRICTS 1 AND 2
Beginning at the south bank of the Nolachucky River at   ARE LOCATED IN THE EXTREME
the Wasington county line to the mouth of Camp Creek   SOUTHERN PART OF THE  
to Jones and Wilhoites fence to the road through     COUNTY.  THESE AREAS  
Kenney's Gap to mouth of the Dry Fork at Camp Creek   INCLUDE CAMP CREEK  
then to the top of the mountain then to the state line     AND MIDDLE CREEK  
to the corner of Washington county.  The election to be          
held at the house of Jacob Broyles.              
                   
NO BROWN FAMILIES IN DISTRICT 1              
                   
                   
DISTRICT 2     174/175            
Beginning at the mouth of Camp Creek down the river          
to the mouth of Cove Creek; then up said creek to            
Warm Springs road; then to Broyles Road to Broyles          
house; then to state line; then to Dry fork of Camp Creek          
to the mouth, then to the road through Kenney's Gap to          
Whilhoites and Jones Fence.  The election to be held          
at the house of Jonathan Lintz.                
                   
BROWN   JOHN                
  GEORGE M.              
  ALEXANDER              
                   
                   
                   
DISTRICT 3     175/176            
Beginning at the mouth of Cove Creek and up said            
creek to Warm Springs road; to Broyles Road; then            
to road to the top of the mountain; then to state line to          
Painted Rock; then to Cocke County line to the mouth          
of Oven Creek; then up the River.  The election to be            
held at the house of John Neese.              
                   
BROWN   BROWN&DICKSON            
  GEORGE M.              
                   
                   
DISTRICT 4     176/177            
                   
Beginning at the county line below the mouth of Lick Creek;          
then up the river to the mouth of the branch between            
Jacob Bewleys and Ragans. Then up said branch to the          
path leading to the road near Capt. John Bibles; then up          
the road to his gate; then with the lane between Scruggs and        
Abraham Bibles, then the road to Kitchens Mill, crossing          
below said mill and with the road to the fork near John          
Hauns. Then with the Russellville Road to the county line          
then to the beginning.  The election to be held at the house          
of George Murry.                  
                   
NO BROWN FAMILIES IN DISTRICT 4              
                   
                   
DISTRICT 5     177            
                   
Beginning at the mouth of the branch between            
Jacob Bewleys and Ragans; up said branch to the            
path leading from Esquire Bewleys Mill to the road            
near Capt. John Bibles; then up said road to his gate;          
then to the land between Abm. Bible and Scruggs Place          
to the top of the nobs that divides the waters of            
Little Chucky from those of Lick Creek; then with said          
nobs passing the lane at Nipps and the lane at            
George Kings; then to the road between Teels old place          
and Washington Etters to the Kentucky Road. Then to          
the cross roads at Dykes Shop then down road to            
Woods Ferry; then down the River.  The election to be          
held at house of James Biggs leaving Elijah Cordrin.            
                   
BROWN   PETER                
                   
DISTRICT 6     177/178            
                   
Beginning where Russellville Road crosses the county line          
on Bays Mountain; then road that turns to Kitchens Mill          
near John Hauns; then road crossing Lick Creek below said          
Mill; then path leading to Abram Bibles to the top of ridge          
that divides waters of Lick Creek from Little Chucky.  Then          
with Line No. 5 on the Knobs passing through lane at          
Nipps and lane at George Kings; then road between            
Washington Etters to Teels old place to the Kentucky Road;          
then to Blue Springs Road to the upper corner of            
John Etter's fence to the first left hand path to the            
                   
                   
DISTRICT 6 (continued) 177/178            
                   
Stage road above Wm Bales to the Fork near            
James McDaniels. To road that crosses Lick Creek at           
Tho. Self to where it intersects Babbs Mill Road between          
Farmer Pogues and Myers; then to the branch that runs          
down the north of John Willoughby's house up said            
branch to the head, to a direct line up Bays Mountain          
to the county line.  The election to be at James Guthries.          
                   
BROWN   THOMAS G              
  DAVID JR                
  DAVID SR              
                   
                   
DISTRICT 7     178/179            
                   
Beginning at the Stage Road near James McDaniels            
at the Fork to Thomas Self to road passing the lane at          
Wm Bales; along the ridge that divides the waters of            
Lick Creek to the house of John Olinger leaving him in          
No. 7; then to Rogersville Road to corner of John Ross          
fence to road crossing Lick Creek at Pogues Mill;            
then to the Fork near Counchs Meeting House; to            
county line in Griggsbys Gap to District No. 6 down            
the branch north of John Willoughbys house to            
Babbs Mill Road; and up the road to the road between          
Farmer Pogue and Myers; then to road crossing at            
Thomas Selfs to the beginning.  The election to be            
held at the house of Ellis Carter.                
                   
BROWN   GEORGE                
                   
DISTRICT 8     179/180            
                   
Beginning at the Kentucky Road to Joel Bowers up Warrensburgh      
Road to small branch or valley at Vances place below          
Greenevile; then to the Big Spring near the Presbsteryan (sic)        
Camp Ground to the ridge north of Greeneville to the road to          
Rogersville then said road to north east corner of John Ross          
field; to John Ollingers house; then to ridge that divides the          
waters of Grassy Creek and Little Chucky from Lick Creek to        
the State Road near Wm Bales, to road with the line of No. 6        
to path leading into Blue Springs Road above the corner of          
Etters fence; down to the Kentucky Road.  The election to be        
held at the house of Marshal Hartman.              
                   
BROWN   ALEXANDER              
  JOTHAN (OF DAVID)            
                   
                   
DISTRICT 9     180/181            
                   
Beginning at Woods Ferry up the road to the Kentucky Road COMMENT:  THIS AREA IS THE
at Dykes Shop to the Kentucky Road to the Warrensburgh   WESTERN PART OF THE  
Road at Joel Bowers; up said road to a small branch or valley COUNTY.      
that comes through Wm K. Vances place.  Up said valley          
to road leading to Woods Ferry; then down said road to the   MANY GERMAN FAMILIES  
lane at Gillispies place; then to the lane and road to     LIVED IN THIS AREA.  
Farnsworth Mill; then to road to the Boarding House at the          
College leaving that in No. 10.  Then with the road to            
Farnsworths Ford then down the River to the beginning.          
Te election to be held at the house of Moses Bowers.          
                   
BROWN   ALEXANDER Z.              
                   
                   
                   
DISTRICT 10     181/182     COMMENT: THIS IS THE TOWN
            OF GREENEVILLE WITH   
Beginning at Farnsworth Ford; then to the road to the   MERCHANTS, LAWYERS   
Boarding House at the College; then to the road to     TRADESMEN, AND    
Farnsworths Mill; to the road and lane at Gillespies place    PROFESSIONALS LIVING HERE.
to the road leading to Woods Ferry; up said road to the          
Valley pasing through Vances place; to the Big Spring near          
the Presbiyteryan (sic) Camp Ground to the ridge north of          
Greeneville to the road leading to Ross Saw Mill at the place          
and Old Road leading from Wilsons crosses said road.          
Then the Old Road along a valley and around Mrs. Guins          
plantation to Mount Bethel Meeting House; then with the          
road towards the Island Ford to the cornner of            
Maj. McGaughey's fence; leaving the fence on the left          
hand with the road to the road leaving from Greeneville          
to Buckinghams Ford and down said road to the River.          
The election to be held in Greeneville.              
                   
                   
BROWN   ALEXANDER              
  GEORGE                
  JOHN A.                
                   
                   
DISTRICT 11     182/183            
            COMMENT:  DISTRICT 11 AND  
Beginning at Rodgersville Road at Pogues Mill; then up   DISTRICT 12 IS WHERE THE  
Lick Creek to the mouth of the Roaring Fork; then up said    "CROSS ANCHOR" BROWN  
Fork to Babbs Mill Road; then up road to the Dry Fork;   FAMILIES RESIDED.  
then up said Fork to the mouth of the branch that comes   THEY ARE BROTHERS DAVID,  
from William Maloneys Spring. Then up said branch to the   SYLVANUS, JOTHAM JR. AND  
house; then with the Knobs extends up between Babs Mill   WILLIAM BROWN WHO CAME
and the waters of Lick Creek to the road that passes   TO GREENE COUNTY ABOUT  
between Philip Babbs and Isaac Babbs Plantation; then   1805.  THE BROTHER, WILLIAM,
said road through the Gap at Fraziers place then with   WAS DECEASED BY 1836. THE
the lane at Fields Davis to the path leading to Wm Hendry;   SONS OF THESE 4 BROTHERS
then said path passing Hendry and John Morrisons; then   ALSO LIVED IN THIS AREA.  
down the branch to road that leads to Houts Ford; then          
to road to the Lutheran Meeting House; then a northwest   TAX LISTS FOR THE LATE 1830'S
direction to top of the first mountain; then around the head   NO LONGER EXIST.    
of Little Gap Creek to the county line; then with the line on          
Bays Mountain to Griggsbys Gap; then to Couchs Meeting   SEE THE DISTRICT 11 AND 12  
House; then with road througth Couches Gap to the     TAX LISTS FOR 1840-1851  
beginning at Pogues Mill.           IN A SEPARATE REPORT.  
The election to be held at the house of Fred Smith.            
                   
                   
BROWN   JOHN S                
  JOTHAN S              
  HUGH                
  DAVID SR              
  WILLIAM                
  MOSES                
  JOSEPH                
  JOHN                  
                   
                   
DISTRICT 12     183/184/185          
                   
Beginning at Rogersville Road then said road towards Greeneville      
to the top of the ridge north of Greeneville; then said            
ridge to an Old Road leading from Wilsons crosses the          
road leading to Ross Sawmill; then to Babbs Mill Road          
at J.A. Cotters Jr.; then Babbs Mill Road to the road            
that passes Stonesyphers; then said road to the branch          
at Stonesyhers; then down said branch to the Spring at          
Isaac Babbs; then passing north of his house to the            
road that passes between his field and Philip Babbs on          
the Knobs near the corner of his fence; then with the            
Line of No. 11 on said Knobs to the Spring above            
Wm. Maloneys near the place of an Old School House,          
                   
                   
DISTRICT 12 (Continued) 183/184/185   COMMENT:    
            DISTRICT 12 CONTINUES THE  
then down the Spring Branch to the Dry Fork of Lick     AREA WHERE THE "CROSS  
Creek, then down said Fork to Babbs Mill Road;     ANCHOR" BROWN FAMILIES  
the down said road to the Roaring Fork; then down     RESIDED.    
said road to Lick Creek; thence down the Creek to            
the beginning.                  
The election to be held at the house of William Hankins.          
                   
                   
BROWN   JOHN (OF JOTHAM)            
  JOTHAM SR       (He is Jotham (1783-1859), the son
            of Old Jotham Brown (Senior) who
            died c. 1797 in Virginia.  
            At this date, Jotham (1783-1859)
  ROBERT         was now Jotham "Senior".)  
  SYBRAMES (Sylvanus)            
  HARVEY                
                   
                   
DISTRICT 13     185            
                   
Beginng at Buckingham Ford then the road towards            
Greeneville to the road leading to Mount Bethel Meeting          
House; then said road to the Meeting House then around          
Mrs. Guins Plantation and following a valley and Old Road          
to the road leading to Ross Saw Mill; then said road to          
end of Evan McNees lane; then with the road passing          
Ralph Hopes and crossing the ridge to Snapp Ferry Road;          
then down the road to the road near Ellis Tilt Hammer          
that turns to Gaunts Mill; then to said road to Sinking          
Creek; down the Creek to the River and to the beginning.          
The election to be held at Mr. Doaks Tilt Hammer.            
                   
NO BROWN FAMILIES IN DISTRICT 13              
                   
                   
DISTRICT 14     185/186            
                   
Beginning at the mouth of Sinking Creek up said            
creek to the road leading from Gaunts Mill to            
Ellis Shop; and said road to Snapps Ferry Road;            
up said road to road passing Ralph Hope to the end            
of McNeese Lane; then up the road to Babbs Mill Road          
near James Cotters Jr.; up said road to the road leading          
from Brights Mill to Rheatown then said road through          
Rheatown from thence with the road leading to            
Abraham G. Feller Mill on Nolachucky River then down          
                   
                   
                   
DISTRICT 14 (Continued) 185/186            
                   
the River to the beginning.                
The election to be held at the house of John Gray.            
                   
BROWN   AARON                
                   
                   
DISTRICT 15     186/187            
                   
Beginning at Abraham G. Fellers Mill on Nolachucky River;          
thence with the road leading from said Mill to Rheatown;   COMMENT:  DISTRICT 15, AND
then said road through Rheatown and with the road leading   POSSIBLY DISTRICT 14, ARE  
to Brights Mill to Snapp Ferry Road; up said road to a   THE BROWN FAMILIES OF  
point near John Collets; then along the Knobs dividing the   THE QUAKER FAITH.  SEVERAL
waters of Lick Creek to the county line near John Tedlocks.   ARE BURIED AT NEW HOPE  
Then down the River to the beginning.       MEETING HOUSE.    
The election to be at the house of Henry H. Naff.            
                   
BROWN   THOMAS                
  JAMES                
  ISAAC                
  WILLIAM                
                   
DISTRICT 16     187/188            
                   
Beginning on Babbs Mill where Snapp Ferry Road crosses           
near Morelocks then down Babbs Mill Road to the road that          
passes by Stonesyphers; then said road to the branch at          
Stonesyphers; then down the branch to Isaac Babbs Spring;          
then passing north of the Babbs house to the road that passes        
through the lane between Philip Babbs and Isaac Babbs on          
the Knobs near Babbs fence; then with a line of No. 11          
through the gap at Fraziers place; then with the lane at          
Fields Davis so the path that leads to Wm Hendrys; then          
with said path passing said Hendrys and John Morrisons;          
then down the branch of the road to the Lutheran Meeting          
House; then with a line of No. 11 a northwest direction          
to the top of the first mountain; then with the mountain          
to the county line; then with the line of Hawkins County a          
northeast direction to the head of the Slippery Log Branch;          
then down said branch to Lick Creek; then down Lick          
Creek to the mouth of the Long Fork; then up said Fork          
to Snapps Ferry Road near John Colletts; then said road          
to the beginning.                  
The election to be held at the house of John Dodd, Esquire.          
                   
NO BROWN FAMILIES IN DISTRICT 16 187/188            
                   
                   
DISTRICT 17     188/189            
                   
Beginning at the Gap in the Knobs near John Frakers;          
then down the path to Snapp Ferry Road; then up said          
road to the Long Fork near Robert Grays; then down said Fork        
to Lick Creek; then up the creek to the mouth of the            
Slippery Log Branch; then up said branch to the Head;          
then a northwest direction to the county line; then with          
said line to the Chimney Top Mountain; then with Sullivan          
County line to the corner of Washington County at            
Stephensons; then with Washington County line to            
John Tedlocks leaving him in No. 17; then with the Knobs          
to the beginning.                  
The election to be held at the house of Alexander English.          
                   
NO BROWN FAMILIES IN DISTRICT 17              
 

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