Applicantions for the Erection of Dams in Smyth County, Virgina 1832 - 1902

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Applicantions for the Erection of Dams in Smyth County, Virgina 1832 - 1902

Applicantions for the Erection of Dams in Smyth County, Virgina 1832- 1902
Name Location Year Court Order Book(s)/Page(s)
Atkins, A. T. & S. T. Middle Fork of Holston 1895 19/245 & 249
Atkins, Thompson Staley's Creek 1848 7/236
Beattie, Robert Middle Fork of Holston 1834 2/56
Baker, Eli J. Duncan's Mill Creek 1848 7/215 & 236
Copenhaver, Thomas Walker's Creek 1858 11/252 & 281
Cole, D. J. & F. H. - 1872 14/246, 256 & 270
Cox, Andrew H. North Fork of Holston 1832-1833 1/108 & 117
Campbell, William North Fork of Holston 1839 4/101, 113 & 137
Campbell, Sarah
Campbell, George W.
Campbell, Alexander H
Campbell, Charles C
(Heirs of William Campbell)
North Fork of Holston 1843-1844 6/40 & 49.
Elliott, C. P. Staley's Creek 1866 13/4
Fuller, William W. Bear Creek 1868 13/250
Groseclose, John Middle Fork of Holston 1833 2/23 & 39
Groseclose, Elias North Fork of Holston 1840 4/285-286
Groseclose, John S., Bear Creek 1868 13/290 & 299
Goodman, John, Jr., Chilhowie Spring Branch 1848 7/289
Grayson, F North Fork of Holston 1876 15/112
Humes, John & William Middle Fork of Holston 1833 2/8 & 17
Holston Salt & Plaster Co. North Fork 1875 15 /34 &77
Lowder, J. B. Cove Creek 1866 13/16 & 68
Lankford, Mae S. Middle Fork of Holston 1895 19/215, 237 & 259
Meadows, John & James North Fork of Holston 1868 13/305
Musser, Dexter Middle Fork 1902 21/110 & 142
Pearson, Theodore G. Poston Stillhouse Branch 1845 6/157
Rhea, Robert H. Middle Fork of Holston
Middle Fork of Holston
1838
1839
4/56
4/65, 72, 98, 104, 139
Shugart, Zachariah Middle Fork of Holston 1832
1833
1834
1/70
2/12 & 30
2/70
Townsend, John M. - 1854 10/5
Whitaker, James North Fork of Holston 1839 4/101, 112, & 136