THOMAS WHITE COLLECTION OF MONROE COUNTY
In an old trunk in the attic of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Black, Vonore, Monroe Co.,
Tennessee, there has recently come to light a veritable treasury of letters and papers, dating from
1776. Mrs. Black is a descendant of Thomas White, who came to Monroe Co. in the 1820's, and
his wife Jane Young White.
Some of these papers belonged to Josiah I. Wright, an attorney of Monroe County, and a
son-in-law of Thomas White. Letters to and from his clients and the Pension Office are sources
of information about many Monroe County citizens.
The most important paper found, historically, is the list of soldiers who were sent from
Washington County, Tenn. to "Charles Town". From Tennessee History, we know that this was
These records were transcribed by Carolyn Whitaker
with permission of the Owners of this collection, they may not
be copied or reproduced without the written permission of the Collection's Owner.
Index of Names found in the Collection
First Section of Collection
Second Section of Collection
Third Section of Collection
Fourth Section of Collection
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