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Greene County Districts

Old - Changed to

1 - 1 & 22

2 - 2 & 18

3 - 3, 4, & 5

4 - 6 & 19

5 - 8 & 12

6 - 16 & 21

7 - 14 & 20

8 - 9, 13 & 24

9 - 15 & 17

10 - 10

11 - 7 & 11

12 - 23 & 25

1836 Greene Co. Tennessee Civil Districts

The undersigned commissioners having been appointed by the Legislature to lay off the County of Greene into districts for the purpose of electing Justices of the Peace and Constables therein, after being sworn according to the Act of Assembly, proceeded to make the following divisions-----

No. 1

Beginning on the South bank of Nolachuckey River at Washington County line, thence down the river to the mouth of Camp Creek, thence with JONES and WILHOITES FENCE to the road thence with the road through KELLYS GAP to the mouth of the Dry Fork of Camp Creek. Thence up said fork to the head, Thence to the top of the mountain, Thence with the State line to the corner of Washington County—Thence with said County to the beginning. The Election to be held at the house of JACOB BROYLES

No. 2

Beginning at the mouth of Camp Creek Thence down the river to the mouth of Cove Creek, Thence up said creek to the Warm Spring road, Thence with said road to BROYLES,S ROAD, Thence with said road to BROYLES’S HOUSE, Thence following said road to the state line, thence with the State line to the corner of No. 1, Thence with a line of said division down the dry fork of Camp Creek to the mouth. Thence with the road through KELLEYS GAP to the road, thence with WILHOITES and JONES,S FENCE to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of JONATHAN LINTZ

No. 3

Beginning at the mouth of Cove Creek Thence up said Creek to the Warm Spring road, Thence with said road to BROYLES road, Thence with BROYLES road leaving BROYLES in No. 2. Thence with the road to the top of the mountain, Thence with the State line to PAINTED ROCK, Thence with COCKE COUNTY line to the mouth of OVEN CREEK, Thence up the river to the beginning----The Election to be at the house of JOHN NEESE

No. 4

Beginning at the county line below the mouth of LICK CREEK, Thence up the river to the mouth of the branch between JACOB BEWLEYS and RAGANS—Thence up said branch to the path leading into the road near CAPT JOHN BIBLES, Thence up the road to his gate, Thence with the lane between SCRUGGS and ABRAHAM BIBLES, Thence pursuing the road to KITCHENS MILL, crossing below said mill and with the road to the fork near JOHN HAUNS, Thence with the RUSSELLVILLE road to the county line. Thence with said line to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of GEORGE MURRY

No. 5

Beginning at the mouth of the branch between JACOB BEWLEYS and RAGANS, Thence up said branch to the path leading from ESQR BEWLEYS MILL into the road near CAPT JOHN BIBLES, Thence up said road to his gate, Thence with the lane between ABRM BIBLE & SCRUGGS PLACE to the top of the NOBS that divides the WATERS OF LITTLE CHUCKY from those of LICK CREEK, Thence with said KNOBS passing the lane at NIPPS, and the lane at GEORGE KINGS, Thence with the road between TEDS (?) OLD PLACE and WASHINGTON ETTERS to the KENTUCKY road, Thence with said road to the crossroads at DYKES SHOP. Thence down said road to WOODS FERRY, Thence down the river to the beginning….The Election to be held at the house of JAMES BIGGS} leaving ELIJAH CORDRMA (?)

No. 6

Beginning where RUSSELLVILLE road crosses the County line on BAYS MOUNTAIN, Thence with said road to the road that turns to KITCHENS MILL near JOHN HAUNS, Thence with said road crossing LICK CREEK below said mill, Thence with the path leading to ABRAM BIBLES to the top of the ridge that divides the WATERS OF LICK CREEK from LITTLE CHUCKY, Thence with the line of No. 5 on the Knobs and passing through the lane at NIPPS and the lane at GEORGE KINGS, Thence with the road between WASHINGTON ETTERS & TEDS OLD PLACE (?) to the KENTUCKY ROAD, Thence with said road to the BLUE SPRING ROAD, Thence with said road past the upper corner of JOHN ETTERS FENCE to the first left hand path leading into the STAGE ROAD above WM BALESS, Thence down the road to the fork near JAMES MC DANIELS, Thence with the road that crosses LICK CREEK at THOS SELFS to where it intersects BABBS MILL ROAD between FARMER POGUES and MYERS,S Thence down said road to the branch that runs down on the North of JOHN WILLOUGHBY’S HOUSE, Thence up said branch to the head, Thence a direct line up BAYS MOUNTAIN to the County line, Thence with the County line to the beginning---The Election to be at JAMES GUTHRIES

No. 7

Beginning at the STAGE ROAD near JAMES MC DANIELS at the ford that turns to THOMAS SELFS, Thence up said road passing the lane at WM BALESS, Thence along the ridge that divides the WATERS OF LICK CREEK from those of LITTLE CHUCKY & GRASSY CREEK to the house of JOHN OLINGER, leaving him in No. 7. Thence to RODGERSVILLE ROAD at the corner of JOHN ROSS,S FENCE, Thence with said road crossing LICK CREEK at POGUES MILL, Thence to COUCHS GAP, Thence to the fork near COUCHS HOUSE, Thence passing said house with the road to COUCHS MEETING HOUSE, Thence with the path to the county line in GRIGGSBY GAP, Thence with the County line to District No 6, Thence with a line of said district down the branch NORTH of JOHN WILLOUGHBYS HOUSE to BABBS MILL ROAD, Thence up said road to the road between FARMER POGUES & MYERS,S Thence with the road crossing at THOMAS SELFS to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of ELLIS CARTER

No. 8

Beginning at the KENTUCKY ROAD at JOEL BOWERS, Thence up WARRENSBURGH ROAD to the small branch or valley at VANCES PLACE below GREENVILLE, Thence to the BIG SPRING near the PRESBYTERYAN CAMP GROUND, Thence with the ridge North of GREENEVILLE to the road leading to RODGERSVILLE, Thence with said road to the North East corner of JOHN ROSS,S FIELD, Thence to JOHN OLINGERS HOUSE, Thence with the ridge that divides the WATERS OF GRASSY CREEK and LITTLE CHUCKY from LICK CREEK, to the STAGE ROAD near WM BALESS, Thence up said road with the line of No. 6, to the path that will lead into the BLUE SPRING ROAD above the corner of ETTERS FENCE, Thence down said road to the KENTUCKY ROAD, Thence with the KENTUCKY ROAD to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of MARSHALL HARTMAN

No. 9

Beginning at WOODS,S FERRY, Thence up the road to the KENTUCKY ROAD at DYKES SHOP, Thence with the KENTUCKY ROAD to the WARRENSBURGH ROAD at JOEL BOWER,S, Thence up said road to a small branch or valley that comes down through WM K VANCES PLACE, Thence up said valley to the road leading to WOODS FERRY, Thence down said road to the line at GILLISPIES PLACE, Thence with the lane and road to FARNSWROTHS MILL, Thence with the road to the BOARDING HOUSE AT THE COLLEGE leaving that in No 10, thence with the road to FARNSWORTHS FORD, Thence down the river to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of MOSES BOWERS.

No. 10

Beginning at FARNSWORTH FORD, Thence with the road to the boarding house at the College, Thence with the road to FARNSWROTHS MILL, Thence with the road and lane at GILLISPIES PLACE to the road leading to WOODSS FERRY, Thence up said road to the valley passing down through VANCES PLACE, Thence to the BIG SPRING near the PRESBITERYAN CAMPGROUND, Thence with the ridge North of GREENEVILLE to the road lead to ROSS,S SAWMILL at the place an old road leading from WILSONS crosses said road, Thence with the old road along a valley and around MRS GUINS PLANTATION to MOUNT BETHEL MEETING HOUSE, Thence with the road towards the ISLAND FORD to the corner of MAJR M GAUGHEYS FENCE, Thence leaving the fence on the left hand with the road to the road leading from GREENEVILLE to BUCKINGHAMS FORD, Thence with said road to the river, thence down the river to the beginning---The Election to be held in GREENEVILLE.

No. 11

Beginning at RODGERSVILLE ROAD at POGUES MILL, Thence up LICK CREEK to the mouth of the roaring fork, Thence up said fork to BABBS MILL ROAD, Thence up the road to the DRY FORK, Thence up said fork to the mouth of the branch that comes from WILLIAM MALONEYS SPRING, Thence up said branch to the head near an OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, Thence with the KNOBS that extends up between BABBS MILL and the WATERS OF LICK CREEK to the road that passes between PHILIP BABBS and ISAAC BABBS PLANTATION, Thence with said road through the gap at FRAZIERS PLACE—Thence with the lane at FIELDS DAVIS,S to the path that leads to WM HENDRY,S, Thence with said path passing said HENRY,S and JOHN MORRISONS—Thence down the branch to the road that leads to HOUTS,S FORD, Thence with the road to the LUTHERAN MEETING HOUSE, Thence a North West direction to the top of the first mountain—Thence around the head of LITTLE GAP CREEK to the County line, Thence with the line on BAYS MOUNTAIN to GRIGGSBYS GAP, Thence to COUCHS MEETING HOUSE, Thence with the road through COUCHS GAP to the beginning at POGUES MILL---The Election to be held at the house of FREDK SMITH.

No. 12

Beginning at POGUES MILL on the ROGERSVILLE ROAD, Thence with said road towards GREENVILLE to the top of the ridg North of GREENEVILLE, Thence with said ridg to an old road leading from WILSONS crosses the road leading to ROSS,S SAWMILL, Thence with the road to ROSS,S SAWMILL. Thence with said road to BABBS MILL ROAD at JAS COTTERS JR, Thence with BABBS MILL ROAD to the road that passes STONESYPHERS, Thence with said road to the branch at STONESYPHERS, Thence down said branch to the spring at ISAAC BABBS, Thence passing North of his house to the road that passes between his field & PHILIP BABBS on the KNOBS near the corner of his fence, Thence with the line of No 11 on said Knobs to the Spring above WM MALONEYS near the place of an OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, Thence down the Spring branch to the dry forks of LICK CREEK, Thence down said fork to BABBS MILL ROAD, Thence down the road to the ROARING FORK, Thence down said fork to LICK CREEK, Thence down the creek to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of WILLIAM HANKINS

No. 13

Beginning at BUCKINGHAMS FORD, Thence with the road towards GREENEVILLE to the road leading to MOUNT BETHEL MEETINGHOUSE, Thence with said road to the Meetinghouse, Thence around MRS. GUINS PLANTATION and following a valley and Old road to the road leading to ROSS,S SAW MILL, Thence with said road to end of EVAN MCNEESE,S LANE Thence with the road passing RALPH HOPE,S and crossing the ridge to SNAPPS FERRY ROAD, Thence down this road to the road near ELLIS TILT HAMMER, that turns to GAUNTS MILL, Thence with said road to SINKING CREEK, Thence down the creek to the river, Thence down the river to the beginning---The Election to be held at MR. DOAKS TILT HAMMER

No. 14

Beginning at the mouth of SINKING CREEK Thence up said creek to the road leading from GAUNTS MILL to ELLIS,S SHOP, Thence with said road to SNAPPSFERRY ROAD, Thence up said road to the road passing RALPH HOPE,S to the end of MCNEESE,S LANE, Thence up the road to BABBS MILL ROAD near JAMES COTTERS JR, Thence up said road to SNAPPSFERRY ROAD, Thence with said road to the road leading from BRIGHTS MILL to RHEATOWN, Thence with said road through RHEATOWN from thence with the road leading to ABRAHAM GFELLERS MILL on NOLACHUCKY RIVER. Thence down the river to the beginning---The election to be held at the house of JOHN GRAY

No. 15

Beginning at ABRAHAM GFELLERS MILL on NOLACHUCKEY RIVER, Thence with the road leading from said mill to RHEATOWN, Thence with said road through RHEATOWN and with the road leading to BRIGHTS MILL, TO SNAPPFERRY ROAD. Thence up said road to a point near JOHN COLLETS, Thence along the Knobs dividing the waters of LIMESTONE from the waters of LICK CREEK to the County line near JOHN TEDLOCKS, Thence with the county line to NOLACHUCKY RIVER, Thence down the river to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of HENRY H. NAFF

No. 16

Beginning on the BABBS MILL where SNAPPFERRY ROAD crosses near MORELOCKS, Thence down BABBS MILL ROAD to the road that passes by STONESYPHERS, Thence with said road to the branch at STONESYPHERS, Thence down the branch to ISAAC BABBS SPRING, Thence passing on the North of BABBS HOUSE to the road that passes through the lane between PHILIP BABBS and ISAAC BABBS on the Knobs near BABBS FENCE. Thence with a line of No. 11 through the gap at FRAZIERS PLACE, Thence with the lane at FIELDS DAVIS,S to the path that leads to WM HENDRYS, Thence with said path passing said HENDRYS and JOHN MORRISONS, thence down the branch to the road to HOUTE FORD, Thence with the road to the LUTHERAN MEETINGHOUSE, Thence with a line of No 11 a North west direction to the top of the first mountain, Thence with the Mountain to the County line, Thence with the line of HAWKINS COUNTY north East direction to a corner of No. 17, Thence a South East direction to the head of the SLIPPERY LOG BRANCH, Thence down said branch to LICK CREEK, Thence down LICK CREEK to the MOUTH OF THE LONG FORK, thence up said fork to SNAPPS FERRY ROAD at ROBERT GRAYS, Thence down said to the path that passes through the Knobs to JOHN FRAKERS, Thence with said path to the gap, in the Knobs, Thence with the Knobs to SNAPPSFERRY ROAD near JOHN COLLETS, Thence with said road to the beginning---The Election to be held at the house of JOHN DODD ESSQR

No. 17

Beginning at the gap in the Kobs near JOHN FRAKERS, Thence down the path to SNAPPFERRY ROAD, Thence up said road to the LONG FORK near ROBT GRAYS, Thence down said fork to LICK CREEK, Thence up the creek to the MOUTH OF THE SLIPPRY LOG BRANCH, Thence up said branch to the head, Thence a North West direction to the County line. Thence with said line to the CHIMNY TOP MOUNTAIN. Thence with SULLIVAN COUNTY line to the corner of WASHINGTON COUNTY at STEPHENSONS, Thence with WAHINGTON COUNTY LINE to JOHN TEDLOCKS, leaving him in No. 17. Thence with the Knobs to the beginning. The Election to be held at the house of ALEXANDER ENGLISH

Witness our hands the 20th January 1836

DAVID RICE

DAVID R. JOHNSON

GILBERT WOOLSY

RICHARD WEST

W. SMITH

County Administrator Carolyn Whitaker

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