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State of Franklin Petitioners
1787


Names below are from North Carolina State Records, Vol. 22, pp. 705-714. These residents of the State of Franklin petitioned for release from all obiligations, taxations, and duties to the North Carolina state government, which was still claiming and attempting to govern this area. The State of Franklin stretched from Shelby's Station (Bristol), east to Sycamore Shoals (Elizabethton), southwest to White's Fort (Knoxville), and southeast to Ft. Loudoun (Little Tennessee River).

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~ A ~
James AdamsAdword AdwardJoseph AlexanderJohn Armstrong
Micajah AdamsAnthony AgeeRobert AllisonLanty Armstrong
John AdkinsDaniel AgeeJohn AndersonOwen Atkin
William AdkinsArchibald AlexanderJames ArbuttonBenjamin Aze?

~ B ~

William BacknellSamuel BeardGeorge BirdwellJohn Bradford
Charles BaconJames W. Begses?Joseph BirdwellDavid Brown
Thomas BaileyJohn BellGeorge BlackWilliam Brown
William BaileyThomas BellJohn BlackWilliam Browning
Robert BattieAllen BallewJoseph BlairBenjamin Brumley
Walker BarrenThomas BennettSamuel Hoffman?Henry Brumley
Thomas BatesWilliam BerryMichael BordersThomas Brumley
Aaron BeanJohn BillingsleySterling BowmanHaley Buckner
Hugh BeardBenjamin BirdwellWilliam BoydPresley Buckner

~ C ~

William CageMoses CavittWilliam CockeJohn Cottrell
Thomas CallJohn ChesterAdam CombsJacob Cox
David CarrWilliam ChildressHenry CombsSamuel Cox
John CarsonJohn ChisholmWilliam CombsJohn A. Craft
William CarsonGreen ChoateWillima Combs, Jr.William Craige
Alexander CartwrightGeorge ChristianJohn ComaySimeon Crane
Matthew CaruthersGilbert ChristianJames CooperDonald Cramer
Francis CastleRobert ChristianWilliam CooperChristopher Cross
Alexander CavittOton ClarkWilliam CopelandEdward Crunt
   James Crunt

~ D ~

Isaac DavisGeorge DaviesThomas DicksonRichard Dunn
James DavisWilliam DaviesMiller DoggettWilliam Dunn
Thomas DavisJohn DeanCraven DunearJohn Dunsen
William DavidsonDaniel Denny, Jr.Joseph Dunn 

~ E ~

Henry EarnestStephen EasleyWilliam EasterJames English
Peter EasleyThomas EasleyThomas EasterlingJosiah Epperson
Robert EasleyHenry EasterAndrew EnglishDavid Erwin/Arwin?

~ F ~

Adam FergusonJohn FoutsPeter FinnJohn French
William FergusonPeter FoutsWilliam FrancisThomas Fryer

~ G ~

Martha GaheeCarmack GeorgeBenjamin GistWilliam Goad
Patrick GaheeJohn GibsonJoseph GistWilliam Goings
John GalbreathReuben GibsonWilliam GistShiffle Goodloe
Richard GammonRoger GibsonGabriel GoadAbsolem Greer
Joseph GarrisonSamuel GilbertsonJohn Goad, Jr.John Greer
Hugh GentryWillliam Gillehan Adam Guthrie

~ H ~

Shadrach HaileNicholas HayesRalph HoganBassett Hunt
Shadrach Haile, Jr.Robert HayesWilliam HoganJohn Hunt
Joseph HamiltonSamuel HayesHenry HokimerJohn Hunt, Jr.
Henry H. HammerJames HaysJesse HollandJonathan Hunt
James HammerHenry HickeyWilliam HollandLewis Hunt
Joshua HamptonWilliam HennageRobert HoodReuben Hunt
William HannahJames HenryLeonard HopkinsJames Huston
George HayesBenjamin HenslerWilliam HowardJohn Huston
James HayesAustin HewtowerTimothy HuffWilliam Huston
Nathaniel HayesWilliam HillFrancis HughesJoseph Huston

~ J ~

James JackSamuel JamesonWilliam JinkensFrancis Johnson
Andrew JacksonJohn JarrettEphraim JobeJohn Johnson
William JacksonDavid JewellJacob JobeThomas Johnson
John JamesonWilliam JewellNathan JobeThomas Jones
   William Jones

~ K ~

John KellerHarmon KennedyCharles KidwellHerman King
Moses KellerMoses KennedyJohn KidwellThomas King
Anthony KelleyRichard KerrJoshua KidwellPatrick Kirkpatrick
Moses KelseyRobert KerrGeorge Kilpatrick 

~ L ~

Joseph Lachlen, Sr. & Jr.Jackel LightMoses LongAlexander Lowrey
John LeeJohn LightMoses LooneyJoseph Lusk
Daniel LemingWilliam Light, Sr. & Jr.John LoweJohn Lyon

~ M ~

William MagillThomas McCommasSamuel McPhersonAnthony Moore
William MehalmWilliam McCommasWilliam McPickDavid Moore
George MartinJohn McClellandChristy MiersJoseph Moore
William MassengillUriah McClellandJohn MiersMoses Moore
Jacob MeekRedman McDanielCoonas MillerWilliam Moore
Edward MercerArchibald McHaugtonRobert MillerRichard Morrell
Forrester MercerThomas McKeeThomas MillerAbel Morgan
Nicholas MercerJames McLernJames MillikenJames Morrison
David MerryonThomas McMackinThomas MillikenJohn Morrison
Henry McCallNathan McMenoJames MitchellPatrick Morrison
Robert McCallSamuel McMinnJohn MitchellWilliam Morrison
Adam McCommasPeter McNameeHumphrey MontgomeryWilliam Morrow
James McCommasJames McPhersonAlexander MooreHenry Mosely
   Thomas Mosely
   Dennis Murfree

~ N & O ~

Joseph NewberryJohn NormanHarman NowellBartholomew Odeneal
Whaley NewbyJohn NorrisPeter NowellRobert Orr
Joseph N. NewportAaron NortonPeter NulessThomas Owens
William W. NewportJohn Norton William Owens

~ P ~

Joshua PadfieldJames PattonAlexander PethrowAlexander Potter
Robert PaineRobert PattonJames PickensGordon Potter
Charles ParkerWilliam PeckThomas PinckneyNuness Potter
James PattersonJames PetersonPhil. Grafford PierceRouse Potter
   John Prim
   John Pryor

~ R ~

Charles RamseyJoseph RayReuben RiggsMartin Roller, Sr. & Jr.
David RankinSoloman ReedHenry RichardsonValentine Rose
Ashael RawlingsDavid ReynoldsJames RichardsonPhillip Rudolph
Daniel RawlingsWilliam ReynoldsArchibald RoaneMatthew Rue
Michael RawlingsDalton RidgeDavid RobinsonBryce Russell, Sr. & Jr.
Andrew RaySimon RidgeMoses RobinsonMoses Russell
Benjamin RayAaron RiderThomas RodgersDudley Rutherford

~ S ~

Robert SampleRichard ShipleyJeremiah SmithJames Stinson
John SawyerThomas ShipleyJoseph SmithAlexander Street
John ShaneReuben SimmonsRobert SmithJoseph Street
James ShanksWilliam SippardLevy SpringerStephen Strong
John SellarsJames SmartThomas SpringerWilliam Stubblefield
William ShewmakerJacob SmelserJohn SpurginJames Stump
Conrad ShipleyGeorge SmithWilliam StaceyHenry Styers
Eli ShipleyJames SmithAdam StokesPhillip Suibb
   Henry Sullivan

~ T & V ~

John TadlockIsaac TaylorIsaac ThomasJohn Tulley
Joshua TadlockJeremiah TaylorThomas ThompsonNathaniel Tulley
Lewis TadlockJoseph TaylorThomas TiptonSamuel Vance
Thomas TadlockStephen TaylorAbraham TittsworthGeorge Vincent
David TaylorThomas TaylorEdward TulleyThomas Vincent

~ W & Y ~

Benjamin WaldropJames WheelerJoseph Winterbarger?Thomas Woods
Isaiah WaldropIsaac WhiteSamuel Winterbarger?William Woods
James WaldropJohn WilliamsElias WittJohn Woolsey
Joseph WaldropThomas WilliamsNathaniel WittAnson Wright
James WatsonCharles WilsonThomas WittD. Wright?
Richard WebbJoseph WilsonConrad Wolfe 
John WearWilliam WilsonThomas Wolfe 
Mary WebsterHenry Winterbarger?Richard WoodsJohn Yokley

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