Abstracts of Ocoee District Early Land Records

Compiled by Lucille McClure
115 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Softcover, TN-0458, $25.00

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On May 23, 1836, the New Ochota Treaty was ratified and the land involved, once part of the great Cherokee Nation, was ceded to the United States. The removal of the Indians began in 1837 but the Trail of Tears was not completed until 1838. But, even before the treaty, many white settlers had been occupying the area for years. Anyone EXCEPT a member of the Cherokee Nation could file a claim for 160 acres within the first two months at the rate of $7.50 @ acre.

This volume contains the records of those filing claims in the Southeast Tennessee area in what is now Bradley, Hamilton, McMinn, Marion, Monroe, and Polk County, Tennessee. Information includes:


Track 3067, CUNNINGHAM, Davie, 40 Acres, Assignee of Occupant Enterer, Range: R5W, Township: FT2, Section #18- NWcNEq, June 3, 1841, Paid $.50

Surnames Included in this Publication

* After the surname indicates over 5 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.
** After the surname indicates over 10 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.

Abney, Adams, Ahl, Ainsworth, Airhart, Airheart, Alexander, Allen, Alley, Allison, Anderson, Armstrong*, Arthur, Atchley, Atkinson, Austin, Ayreheart

Bacon, Bailey, Ballard, Bandy, Bare, Barger, Barker, Barkley, Barksdale, Barnard, Barnes, Barnet, Bates, Beaty, Bedwell, Beeme, Bell*, Bennett, Benton, Bernard, Bernett, Berry, Bettis, Biggs, Billingsley, Blackburn, Blackwell, Blair, Blankenship, Blawn, Blevins, Blick, Blount, Boatman, Bogle, Boman, Bower, Bowerman, Boyd*, Boydston, Bradford, Bragg, Bramlet, Branam, Brannam*, Brannum, Brewster, Brimer, Brooks, Broomfield, Broucher, Browder, Brown*, Bruce, Bunyard, Burch, Burger, Burgess, Burk, Burke, Burkett, Burnett, Burt, Burton

Cain, Caldwell, Calloway, Cameron, Camp, Campbell*, Cannon, Cantrell, Carden, Carey, Carmichael, Carmichaels, Carney, Carpenter, Carr, Carroll, Carruth, Carson, Carter, Caruth, Caruthers, Casada, Casey, Cassel, Cassle, Casteel, Cate*, Cavender, Chambers, Champion, Chandler, Chapman, Cheek, Chestnut, Chilcutt, Childers, Childress, Choat, Christian, Cisco, Clark, Clawson, Clayton, Clemmer, Cleveland, Clift, Clingan, Cloud, Clouse, Cobb, Coe, Coffee, Coker, Coleman, Collins, Colville, Con, Conn, Conner, Cook, Cooke, Cooper, Corbet, Cornwell, Corvan, Corvin, Cottrell, Couch, Cowan, Cowden, Cox, Crainly, Crawford, Cross, Crossland, Crow, Crowder, Crutchfield, Crye, Cummings, Cunningham, Curd

Daughtry, Davis**, Dean, Dearing, Deaver, Defrees, Denny, Denton, Dever, Dickerson, Dixon, Dobbs, Dobins, Dockery, Dodd, Dodson, Donohoo, Dotson, Dougherty, Doyle, Driskill, Dugan, Dugger, Dunkin, Dunn, Dyer

Eaton, Edwards, Effort, Eldridge, Ellis, Ellison, Epperson, Ervin, Erwing, Esman, Evans, Evitt

Fain, Fallen, Falls, Fann, Felker, Ferguson, Findley, Finley, Finnell, Firestone, Fite, Fitzgerald*, Fletcher, Forgurson, Foster, Fout, Fox, Fraley, Francis, Francisco, Franklin, Frazier, Freeman, Frey, Fry, Furguson

Galifero, Gamble, Gant, Gardenhire, Gardner, Gasaway, Gassaway, Gatlin, Gent, George, Ghormley, Gibson, Gideons, Giles, Gillean, Gillespie, Gilliam, Gillian, Gilliland, Glass, Glasscock, Glen, Glenn, Gold, Good, Goode, Goodner, Gotcher, Gowens, Graham*, Grant, Gray, Green*, Greenlee, Gregg, Gregory*, Grey, Griffeth, Grigsby, Grisham, Grissum, Guffey, Genter, Guthy

Hagler, Hague, Haire, Hale, Hall*, Hambright*, Hamilton, Hammond, Hancock, Haney, Hannah, Hannars, Hardin, Hargis, Harper, Harris, Harvey*, Harwood, Haskins, Hatfield, Havens, Hawkins, Hawley, Hayes, Haynes, Hays, Hayse, Hedgecock, Hellums, Henderson, Henley, Henry, Hess, Hester, Hicks, Higgins, Hildebrand, Hill, Hiwassee, Hixon, Holaway, Homer, Hood, Hooke, Hooper, Hopper, House, Houser, Housley, Houston, Howard, Howell, Hoyal, Hoyle, Hudson, , Huffaker, Hughes*, Humbard, Humbo, Humphries, Hunter, Hutchison, Hutson, Hyten

Igou, Inman, Irvin, Isbell

Jackson, Jamison, Jarnagin, Jenkins, Job, Johnson**, Johnston**, Jones*, Jordan, Julian, Julin

Karr, Keith, Kelly, Kennedy, Kieth, Killingsworth, Kincannon, King, Kinzy, Knox

Lacy, Ladd, Lain, Lambert, Lane*, Lanefelt, Lang, Langley, Langston, Larrison, Lauderdale, Lawson*, Lea*, Legg, Lemerick, Lenior, Leopard, Lesly, Lewis, Lillard, Lindsay, Lingerfelt, Littleton, Locke, Loftes, Loftus, Login, Long, Longley, Longly, Lovel, Low, Lowrey, Lusk, Luttrell

McAdams, McAllister, McAndrew, McBrian, McBride, McCaleb, McCallie, McCamy, McCarty, McCasland, McCastin, McClain, McClary, McClelland, McCombs, McCombs, McConnell, McCormick, McCoy, McCulley, McCullugh, McDaniel, McDermit, McDonel, McDurmit, McElrath, mcFarland, McGee, mcGhee, McGwin, McHenry, McJunkin*, McKamy, McKeehan, McKisack, McLeod, McMillan, McMinn, McNabb, McNutt, McPherson, McReynolds, McSpadden, McWillaims

Maberry, Maddux, Magill, Mahan, Mahon, Mahoney, Manas, Manes, Manker, Martin*, Masey, Mason, Maston*, Mathes, Mathis, Matlock, Matthews, Mayfield, Mays, Mee, Melton, Meredith, Meroney, Mesimer, Mesony, Millaway, Miller, Miser, Mitchell, Mizer, Montgomery, Moon, Moore**, Morris, Morrison, Moses, Moss, Mount, Mountcastle, Mueller, Muler, Muncy, Munford, Murdock, Murphy

Nance, Naramore, Neil, Nelson, Newton, Nicholson, Norman, Nowlin

O’Kelly, Oaters, Oatts, Obar, Odell, Odonnald, Oddonnell, Oneal, Ooslow, Ooten, Orr, osborn, Osment, Oxford

Palmer, Paris, Park, Parker*, Parkerson, Parkinson, Parks, Parmenties, Parmley, Parsons, Patterson, Patty, Payne, Peal, Pearce, Peck, Pelham, Pendergrass, Penick, Perry, Pettitt*, Pharis, Phariss, Piburn, Pickens, Pickins, Pierce, Plowman, Pollard, Potts, Powell, Poynor, Prather, Presly, Prevet, Price*, Priddy, Prince, Prock, Prosser, Prowell, Pruit, Pruitt, Pryor, Pursselley, Pyburn

Ragan, Ragon, Ragsdale, Ramsey, Randolph, Rankin, Raper, Rapt, Rawlings*, Ray, Rayl, Read, Reagan, Rector, Reese, Reid, Reneau, Rhodes, Rice, Richards, Richardson, Ridley, Rinkle, Rippeto, Ritchee, Roach, Roark, Roberts, Robertson, Robins, Robison, Rogers*, Roistton, Roller, Rose, Ross, Rowan, Roy, Royston, Rucker*, Runyan, Rutherford, Rymer*

Salee, Sanders, Scott, Scroggin, Seabourn, Seahorn, Secrest, Sehorn, Sellars, Sellers, Selvidge, Seymour, Shadle, Shambley, Shamblin, Shane, Sharp, Shelane, Shelton, Shepherd, Shields, Shiflet, Shifleth, Shively, Shoemaker, Shook, Shropshire, Shugart, Simmons, Simpson, Sivly, Sloan, Smith**, Snodgrass, Snow, Southern, Spillman, Spitser, Spriggs, Stamper, Standifer, Stansberg, Starratt, Stephenson, Stewart*, Still, Stone, Stout, Stover, Stubblefield, Stubling, Suet, Sullens, Swafford, Swan, Swisher, Syler

Talent, Tankesly, Taury, Taylor**, Teale, Tedford, Teenor, Telford, Temples, Terry, Thatch, Thatcher, Thomas, Thomison, Thompson*, Thornhill, Thrasher, Thurman, Tibbs, Timanas, Timmons, Tipton, Toomey, Torbet, Torbett, Towns, Townsley, Towry, Traynor, Treevitt, Trewhitt, Triplett, Tucker, Tullock, Tunnell, Turman, Tyner

Vann, Vaughn

Walden, Walker, Wallin, Wan, Ward, Ware, Washburn, Wasson, Waterhouse, Watkins, Watson, Waugh, Wayland, Weatherly, Weaver, Web, Weir, Welch, Westfield, Wetmore, Wheeler, White*, Whiteside, Whitesides, Whitmore, Whittle, Wiggins, Wilkins, Willhite, Willaims*, Williamson, Williford, Willis, Wilson, Winne, Witt**, Womack, Womble, Wood,*, Woods, Wyan, Wynne

Yancy, Yarnell, Yates, Yokum, York, Young

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