Lawrence County Heritage
The Journal of the Lawrence County
(Tennessee) Genealogical Society
Vol. 11 No. 4 Summer 2008
From the Editor:
Membership renewals are due September 1, 2008. Our book, Heritage of Lawrence County, Tennessee is due for a fall delivery.
The County Poor Farm – Part VI(continued from Spring 2005) compiled by Kathy Niedergeses & Donna Niedergeses Davis.
Lawrence County, Tennessee 1890 Tax List, Second Civil District – Part II(continued from Spring 2008) by Wallace Palmore.
Names G –K are listed with number of acres, land value, total property value, state tax, county tax, school tax RR tax, and highway tax. (to be continued in Fall 2008 issue of the Journal).
Bible Records of Various Families – Part II – Conclusion(continued from Spring 2008) Compiled by Gina Luker.
Lura Elder Ingram Bible
Lura Ingram Elder Bible, Davidson Family
John McFarlin Family Records.
The Lawrence County Archives is Moving
Relocation to Leoma, TN will take place in the near future. New address will be Lawrence County Archives, Hwy 43 S., Leoma, TN 38468.
About Our Front Cover: The Home of Mary Schneider and Henry Bernard Feldhaus, Jr.by Kathy Niedergeses.
A concise, documented history of the house built in Lawrenceburg in 1902.
Joel B. Drake Family History – Part Iby Barbara Welch Stevenson.
The history of Joel B. Drake, born 1814 in Virginia- includes various researchers’ information. Joel married three times: Elitia Myra Benthall, Susan Angeline Williamson Black and Artelia Fort Gooch. He had at least 16 children. To be continued in the Fall 2008 issue of the Journal.
Powers Cemeterycompiled by Kathy Niedergeses.
Directions to the cemetery are given and a list of graves includes: Alderson, Crews, Eakin, Powers, Voss and Warren.
Minutes of the Lawrence County Genealogical Society Board Meeting, Saturday, March 15, 2008Secretary, Doyce Shaddix.
The minutes included these items: the financial report, the tax situation relating to the Heritage Book, storage and insurance of the Heritage books, the journal font size and number of pages, time for quarterly meetings, mailings.
Minutes of the Lawrence County Genealogical Society Meeting, Saturday, March 15, 2008Secretary, Doyce Shaddix.
The minutes included these items: the Heritage Book proofing, Genealogical Seminar in Franklin, TN, Bobby Alford presentation on the Rose Family including summary, offering for the Luker baby.
Updated List of Members and Families Researched – Part II(continued from Spring 2008) by Jim Crowder and Kathy Niedergeses.
The Book Nookreviews by Lila Gobbell and Kathy Niedergeses.
Works donated are reviewed in each issue of the journal. Contributions are appreciated and are tax deductible.
Migration Patterns of the Descendents of Thomas Bonner, A Family History / by James C. Bonner.
Our Family History – Bishop, Bush, Goff, May, Owens, Teas / by Gina Luker.
Thomas and Allied Families: Life in the Past Lane / by Jim Thomas.
Fields Family History 1847 – 2002 / by Yvonne Fields Porter.
History of Lawrence County Schools: 1817 – 1996 – Part XII(continued from Spring 2008) by Kathy Niedergeses.
Lawrenceburg Public School (Old), Lawrenceburg Public School (New), West Point Elementary School, West Point Academy, West Point Collegiate Institute, West Point Jr. High School. (to be continued in the Fall 2008 issue of the Journal).
Heritage of Lawrence County, Tennessee
The book, Heritage of Lawrence County, Tennessee, being sponsored by the Lawrence County Genealogical Society is nearing completion; distribution is expected in late summer or early fall 2008. The book can still be purchased at the Archives. Order forms are available at the web site, http://county-heritage.com/tn/lawrence/order.html or the web site, http://home.lorettotel.net/~lcarchives/archives.htm
Contributed by Susan Beeler Anderson
Last updated February 13, 2009
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