RCHS Publication No. 12, 1979 (Winter)

Publication No. 12 If variety is the spi ce of life, the Publication No. 12 of the Rutherford County Historical Society is a fitting intercalation to an afterpiece for Publication No. 11 and an exordium for Publication No. 13. This edition of the historical records of Rutherford County contains an…

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RCHS Publication No. 11, 1978 (Summer)

Publication No. 11 This volume represents the second publication for 1978 and, following past practice, each member or family membership, receives a copy as a kind of “refund” for the Society membership duos. Thus, membership in the Rutherford County Historical Society must be regarded as one of the most compelling…

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RCHS Publication No. 10, 1978 (Winter)

Publication No. 10 The founding fathers and mothers of the Rutherford County Historical Society were motivated by one overriding desire: to create among Rutherford Countians – an interest in the heritage of their community. Of course there were important subsidiary reasons, the social factor not being the least. Many people…

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RCHS Publication No. 9, 1977 (Summer)

Publication No. 9 THE COVER Dr. James Madison Dill (1831-1916) a native of Rutherford County, for whom the community of Dilton was named, is featured on the cover of this publication. His parents were Isaac and Gilley Cooper Dill who were natives of South Carolina. The old country doctor, a…

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RCHS Publication No. 8, 1977 (Winter)

This volume is the eighth in a series begun in the summer of 1973. The Society is dedicated to the study and preservation of Rutherford County’s history, and the publications of the organization represent a major effort to achieve this goal. If this issue is as well received as the…

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RCHS Publication No. 7, 1976 (Summer)

Publication 6 Index – 1976 (Winter) The Anniversary of Two Churches by Moses Cranor, 1916Minutes of Hopewell Church, 1816-1821Records of Hopewell Church 1832-1833 by Laura Lou White CoffeyHistory of Stones River Presbyterian Church by Esther CouchHistory of Cripple Creek Presbyterian Church by Miss Pearl YoureeMilitia Order from Library of Congress…

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RCHS Publication No. 6, 1976 (Winter)

From Sue Ragland (1976) On December 17, 1970 the Rutherford County Historical Society was reorganized with eight people present. Since that time we have grown to over 150 members dedicated to preserving and publishing the history of Rutherford County for future generations to enjoy. Our publications have been subscribed to…

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RCHS Publication No. 5, 1975 (Summer)

From Fred Brigance (1975) It is our belief that one of the most significant contributions made by the Rutherford County HistoricalSociety is its continuing program of publications. It is also our belief that the Society’s membership fee of$5.00 is the best bargain offered by most any organization in our community.…

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RCHS Publication No. 4, 1974 (Winter)

The Rutherford County Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the efforts of those who provided material for Publication No. 4. These include: Henry G. Wray – County Archivist who spent countless hours in reading, copying, and arranging for publication the Rutherford County Census of 1810 . Miss Mary Hall – For preserving…

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RCHS Publication No. 3, 1974 (Summer)

The Rutherford County Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the contributions made to Publication No. 3 bythe following: The marriage records contained in our first three publications were originally abstracted by the Hardy Murfree Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. The Rutherford County Historical Society greatly appreciates the use of this material.…

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