Knox County, Tennessee Minutes of the County Court, 1792-1795.
By: WPA, Pub. 1941, reprinted 2010, 296 pages, soft cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-642-8.
These court minutes begin with the creation of the county in 1792. Knox County was created out of Greene & Hawkins and was one of the many Eastern Tennessee counties that saw a great influx of settlers migrating West. In these minutes of pleas & quarters sessions you will find appointments of county officials, appointed administrators, marked public roads, granting of licenses to "ordinaries", taxes being levied, civil actions of a wide variety and persons being tried for offenses against the peace & dignity of the State.