Lawrence County Heritage

The Journal of the Lawrence County

(Tennessee) Genealogical Society

Vol. 10 No. 1 Fall 2006

Table of Contents

compiled by Susan Beeler Anderson

My Mother, Will – Part II – Conclusion (continued from Summer 2006) by Miriam Grigsby.

A biography of Will (Wilhelmina) Barnes Anderson born in McArthur, Ohio with detailed information about the lives of her children. Includes biographical information on Dr. Anderson and his family.

History of Lawrence County Schools: 1817 – 1996 – Part V (continued from Summer 2006) by Kathy Niedergeses.

Brace School, Carter’s Chapel School, Cedar Grove School, Cedar Hill School, Concord School, Crowson School, Cumberland Presbyterian School, Eagle/Nelson School, Fish Trap School, Flatrock School, Glendale School, Goss School, Granddaddy Creek School, Knob Creek School, Lawrenceburg College, Lawrenceburg Free School, Lawrenceburg Institute, McFerrin Chapel and School, Napier School, Napier Colored School, Park Grove School, Pea Ridge School, Pebble Hill School, Silver Springs School.

Lawrence County Court Clerk Wills, January 1829 to October 1847 (continued from Summer 2006) abstracted by Wallace Palmore.

Hammonds, Jesse, guardian settlement.

McCrackin, Calvin, guardian settlement and guardian report.

Bassham, James, guardian settlement

Stewart, John, estate inventory.

Bailey, C. J., guardian report and guardian settlement.

Morrison, Ezekiel, one year’s support and inventory and sale bill.

Pollock, Daniel, guardian reports.

Brashers, Jesse, estate inventory and sale bill.

Riddell, William, additional inventory.

Alexander, A.S. and Mary Ann, guardian settlement.

About Our Front Cover: J.C. Spence House on Pulaski Street by Kathy Niedergeses.

Descriptive history of the Spence House built between 1905 and 1906 by F.M. Lincoln. Includes both interior and exterior photos.

Old City Cemetery by Kathy Niedergeses.

A history of the Old City Cemetery on Waterloo St. in Lawrenceburg, TN including recent attempts to conserve the site. Marked graves date back to 1835. Includes a list created by the Works Progress Administration of names, dates, etc. from legible markers. Photos available at the Lawrence County Archives web page at

Casket Records – Part I transcribed by Donna Niedergeses Davis & Kathy Niedergeses.

Information extracted from the "Records of Caskets" sold by A. A. Patterson’s general mercantile store located on the Central Turnpike in Henryville. Tables include names of deceased, race, place of death, date of death, purchaser’s name and P.O. address. The records span the years 1914 through 1934.

First Families of Lawrence County, Tennessee by Jim Crowder.

The ongoing "First Family" project continues to accept applications. This is an opportunity to recognize members of the early families that located in and helped develop Lawrence County. Please submit your family in either the 1817 – 1850 or 1851 – 1900 timespans. Application forms and information are available at the society’s website or contact the Society by mail.

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