This info was submitted by: Vera and is a partial listing.
S G Pace and W P Brownlow Deputy Deputy Commissioners
J J Wolfe
Commissioner of Registration for Hawkins
Office at Rogersville Registrar Book 1866-1867
N Campbell turned over to John Wolfe 3 July 1867. Perusant to Act passed 5 June 1865. Ammended 3 May 1866.
The act provided that White Males, 21 years, resident, must register 6 months preceding election if he never bore arms against the government for the purpose of aiding the late rebellion, was never a Confederate Offier, do solomnly swear that he never bore arms against the Government of the United States. There were 5 columns and for each voter one was marked.
l. Discharged from Union Army.
2. Voted in the election of (date and type)
3. Was appointed to an office by the governor.
4. Known to commissioner as a Union Man.
5. Proved to be Loyal by 2 witnesses.
These are some of the names of those registered. By 16 Nov 1866, 674 Union men were registered to vote.
District Class John Winstead 2 5 A J Sensabaugh 2 5 David Sensabaugh 2 4 B M Klepper 2 4 James and George Anderson 9 1 Tho, Wm & Garret Alen 9 4 Thomas Anderson 9 5 Thomas Barret 9 5 Pleasant Barret 9 4 William Bruner 9 4 Wilson N Davis 9 4 Andrew and Marvel Derrick 9 4 Cornelius Grose 9 4 William Lane 9 4 B B Linkhause 9 1 Benjanin Ross 9 4 Ben Shanks 9 4 Christian, John L and Jacob Simmons 4 B Vogel 9 4 W B Williams 9 4 James Martain 9 5 William Janson 9 4 James Langel 9 4 Ablison Looney 9 4 Isaac and Alfred Rouse 9 1 John Rause 9 4 Eli Richardson 9 4 William Slagel 9 1 John Tate 9 4 Beverly Thacker 9 5 I S and Asbury Gillenwater 10 4 Peter Klepper,James Pilant 10 4 Lillburn Cavis 11 4 Mooney Charles 11 4 William Charles 14 1 George& EE Gillenwater 17 4 John and Joseph Kensinger 17 4 William and John Clepper 17 4 Thomas Ross 17 5 William Barker 17 1 John T Brice 17 4 John Brown 17 4 Clinton Bowen 17 4 James Bousel 17 1 James M Drinnen 17 4 William Eidson 17 4 John Ferrel 17 4 Thomas Gipson 17 4 William Henry 17 1 Elija Henard 17 4 Martain, John Lawson 17 4 G W Owen 17 1 Powel Robertson 17 4 Tho P Sizemore 17 1 JM,jr, JM sr, Tho B Sizemore 17 4 John F Shanks 17 1 A T Thomas 17 4 23 Nov 1867-------752 men registered. Soldiers marked *, Class 5 marked @. New voters registered in District 7 included: Robert Baret Richard Bradshaw James & Joseph Evins Frank Falen James T Fletcher* William Hoard@ James Hicks Jacob Isenberg * John Isenberg Robert James* James March Milton Morgan* Robert Marsh* Noah Morgan Bufis Misel Jesse Norman* Alex & William Skelton District 9 voters included John Still @ and James Charles District 17 voters in 1868 included:. Henry Amis * William Absherne W W Alvis @ Eyred Alsheare @ David Alvis C C Alvis @ Robert, J J Brice John Bloomer James Brooks Henry Brooks* A H & William Brice Joseph Cortney * WR & Russell Cortney J H P and Samuel Cortney@ Edward Cobb Jacob Dinney James & Thomas Davis Jacob B Eidson Joel C Gillenwater Geo Hickman @ John & NIcholas Howe W B Howe @ Joseph Helton Jason Wilson Simon, Michael Klepper Nathan & Benj Klepper@ Glibert & Manis Lawson David Lincous John H Malory Zebade, John, George Presley Jefferson Presley @ Mark Ross John Still@ Wiley, Andrew & Henry Stapleton Uriah B Still James A Thomas Robert & Samuel Watkins (Walker) In 1868 there were 98 (new?) registered voters. Those for District 17 Simean Isenburg W D Kensinger John Presley* Samuel & Abraham Molsbee Michael Yankey* Tho Crawford W I, Arther, A G and George Armstrong Jonathan Conat with 'Barret" written above James Fletcher Pleasant Morgan Joseph Hart Harden Sanders Benjamin Walters District 1 included Joseph Charles An undated list included in District 7: Wiley Charles, Jacob Charles and Michael Eliget. District 8; Jacob Charles District 9 J R and J B Charles District 10 Clinton and William Charles Wm P and Jacob Howe 1870 Lower Beech Creek all by affidatif included-A L and H S Burum District 5--Jacob and Isaac Mowel District 6: James Underwood, John P Charles, W B Charles, Eldridge CHarles, Jack Stills District 7: M V Byington, A Byington, Isaac Byington, Sol Winnegar, Alex Skelton, Jacob Charles, Wiley Charles, John Bussell, Michael Eligat District 8: Jacob Charles, James Tuggle District 9: John B Looney, J R Charles, J B Charles, Robert Charles, A S Looney, Orville Looney, Mike Looney, Marvel Derrick,Jr. Thomas T Barrett. District 10 Clinton Charles, Joseph Flora, Jacob Howe, William Howe. In the back of the book, after 1870, a shorter list of 351 names giving those in conformation with act passed 25 Feb 1867 including in District 9: William Molsbee, District 10 Antey Gillenwater, District 17 Nelson and I M Gillenwater District 13: Jim Gillenwaters
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