Grainger County, TN, Records Relating to Barton Scroggins

 

County Court Minutes, 1796-1816, Grainger County, Tennessee.  Prepared by the Historical Records Project and Historical Records Survey.  Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1939.  LDS Film 0024657, item 1.
Page 64, Tuesday, 21 Aug 1798.  Case of Thos. Colbert & Hugh Campbell v. William Inman:

"Barton Scroggins the Defandants Security comes into Court and delivers him up in Discharge of his Bail and Gives Robert Hedgins his Security . . ."

Pages 69-70, Friday, 24 Aug 1798.  Barton Scroggins was a juror for James Ore v. Mark Mitchell, William Wear v. Joseph Johnson, and other cases.
Page 94, Tuesday, 21 May 1799.  Barton Scroggins was a juror for James Ore v. John Smith.  
http://sandysq.gcinet.net/digging_up_roots/gtax1799.htm

Grainger Co., Tennessee
1799 TAX LIST

Ref. Used:
FP = Free Poll
PT = Poll Tax
BP = Black Poll
WP = White Poll
a = Acres
* Pole - Unit of length and area. Also known as a perch or rod. As a unit of length, equal to 16.5 feet. As a unit of area, equal to a square with sides one pole long. An acre is 160 square poles. It was common to see an area referred to as "87 acres, 112 poles", meaning 87 and 112/160 acres.

CAPT. GEORGE BEAN'S COMPANY

Rusel, Elizabeth 300a

CAPT. HAMILTON'S COMPANY

Buckner, Presley 1FP

. . . CAPT. HORNER'S COMPANY . . .

. . . Scroggins, Barton 1FP . . .

CAPT. MCKEE'S COMPANY

Russel, James 1FP
Russel, James 1FP, 200a
Russell, Sr., John nothing listed

 
http://members.tripod.com/vandergrift/pet_jeff.htm  
Petitions to the General Assembly of Tennessee


Transcribed from "Ansearchin'"News, Fall/1991, PP 114-115

19-1-1799 Petition of citizens of Grainger "concerning that it will not be to the advantage of the Publick at Large to add
any part of Grainger county to Jefferson........."

Russell, George
Russell, Lewis
Russell, William
Scrogin, Bartin

 

 

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