Chapter I - The
An Almost Unbroken Silence. Indian Trails. Indian Remains.
Prehistoric Burial Grounds. Indians and Chiefs. Wild Animals.
Scenery. The First Settlers. The Early Settlers. The
Early Settlers in Districts. The Formation, Size and Shape of
White County. Manner of Living. The First Highway.
Keeping Time. Old Teachers. Preachers of Other Days. Doctors.
The Slave Driver. Wild Pigeons, etc. Land Marks and
Curiosities. The Stars Fall. Politics.
Newspapers and Authors. Revolutionary Veterans.
Chapter II -
Educators. The First Chartered School. Cumberland Institute.
Onward Seminary. Old Zion Academy. Yankeetown. Doyle
College. Peeled Chestnut. Eaton Institute. Ver Del Normal.
Religion. The Presbyterian Church, U. S. A. Cumberland
Presbyterian. Methodist. Churches of Christ. Disciples of
Christ. Baptist. Church of God. Nazarene. Negro Churches.
Mormons. Spiritualists. The place of the Church in the Pioneer
Chapter III - The
Economic History of White County
Resources of White County. Climate. Physiography.
Industries. Distilleries. Tanneries. Mills. Some Sources of Income
Long Ago. Banks. Timber Products. Bricks. Agriculture.
Hogs. Sheep. Poultry. Cattle. Orchard Products. A Steamboat
Line. Roads. Hotels. Mining.
Chapter IV -
Revolutionary. War of 1812. Creek War. Mexican War.
Civil War. Battles and Scrimmages in White
County. Loyal League. K. K. K. Spanish American War.
The World War.
Chapter V -
Woodson P. White. John Knowles. Black Fox. Barlow Fisk. Sam
Denton. The Goodwin Family. John Yates. The Lewis Family. Jacob
Cole. Thomas K. Harris. John W. Simpson. William Little. Thomas
Little. Zechria Anderson. William Matlock. Colonel Stephen H.
Coins. The Hudgens Family. Daniel Clark. DeWitt Croly. Thomas
Hill. Rev. James Hickey. Dr. Sam Young. William B. Hall.
Andrew Robinson. Sam Parker. Eli Sims. Sod Harrison.
Ambrose Davis. Eli Robinson. J. W. Scott. Jonathan Scott. George Ogden. Vardrey Camp. Harvey Doyle. Dr. M. Y. Brocket.
Dr. Thomas Mayo Bossom. Dr. C. S. Rasco. John Marlowe.
Charlie Richards. E. Hatch. Adam Huntsman. Columbus
Marchbanks. Judge M. D. Smallman. Hon. Sam Turney. H.
L. Turney. Major Nathaniel Evans. Gen. G. G. Dibrell. Frank Dibrell. Fred G. Mitchell. J. D. Goff. William
Passons. Edward Rotan. Charles T. Haston. Van Haston. John A. Catron.
Gen. George W. Gibbs. The Lincolns. Jesse Everett Hickman.
Rev. James Landsden. Alexander Goodwin. Perry Officer.
Frank Coatney. Tandy Lewis. Champ Ferguson. John
B. Rogers. Benton McMillan. Captain Hawthorne. C. Gray. John M.
Welch. William Turner. Colonel Jarred Ward. Oliver Young.
Eldridge Sullivan. Rev. Howard Sutton. Major Gooch Smith. Crocket
Lawson. J. K. P. Fancher. J. S. Hogg. James W. Throckmorton.
John H. Potter. L. D. Hill.
Chapter VI -
R. L. Jones. Charles Lee Lewis. Dr. William Marcus Taylor.
Hon. Wainwright Shockley. Joel Barnes. David Crocket Crook.
Joe Brown. Rev. Tom Kittrell. Rev. Riley Green. Rev. W. P.
Smith. Judge W. P. Story. William and Thomas Bosson. James
O'Dell. Marshall Cowden. Mattie Austin. James
Mooneyham. William Musgrave. Rev. Nathan Owen. Steve
Hickman. Sam Clenny. Thomas Eastland. Gus Greer.
Dr. Henry Smith. Dr. Weslay H. Peck. Captain Sam Johnson. J. B.
Hill. S. Houston Proffitt. Dr. W. J. Breeding. Robert
Paine Hudson. J. D. Gunn. H. Leo Boles. E. G. Rogers.
William Martin Young. Earl Lollar. H. G. Hill. Bud Robinson.
Q. M. Smith. Willam Harold Sims. Mrs. Minnie Allison Welch.
Hon. Tom Findley. David Crocket. Andrew Jackson. James K.
Polk. Rev. James Luna. J. R. Tubb, Sr. H. N. Clouse. Franklin
Wilhite. James R. Hennessee. S. C. Dodson. Beecher
Hunter. Dr. W. M. Johnson. A. G. Dibrell. Mrs. Lucetta
C. Sims. Joe Fooshee. J. R. Lee. W. E. Shockley. E. L.
Tyndale. George H. Hudson. R. L. Hill. Judge Harry
Camp. E. E. Carter. W. F. Story, Jr. Major William C.
Grimshaw. Dr. A. F. Richards. Dr. R. E. L. Smith. Rev. Paul
E. Doran. Dr. S. E. Gaines. Dr. E. B. Clark. Malcolm C. Hill. Mal
C. Wallace. T. H. Fancher. Dr. E. C. Hawkins. Dr. E F. Richards.
Dr. R. B. Thurman. Dr. G. J. Pemberton. Rev. R. H. Brown.
W. C. Brown. W. J. Jarvis. Bob Terry. Rogers Cope.
Alex Moore. Tom Scott. James F. Erwin. Mrs. W. F. Story.
Immanuel Sorrell. Miss Edna Wallace. Thomas J. Walling. S.
G. Butler. Wiley Steakley. C. C. Geer. Rev. Ura A.
Brogden. Miss Minnie Moyers. Joe V. Williams. E. G.
Sullivan. W. W. Hull. Ernest Hull. Howard Sutton. Gerald
King. I. B. Moore. Rev. Jerry Milligan. Virgil McBride. J.
J. Robinson. John Snodgrass. H. W. Andrews. Miss Iva Benton.
J. M. Taylor. Fred Sperry. Creed Shockley. Thomas
Passons. Joel Anderson. Oscar McPeak. Roy Bosson. Dr.
Oliver Hill. Dr. Lucius Hill. Frank Y. and Paul Hill. John
Bell. J. M. Goodbar. Joe Doyle. C. E. Snodgrass.
R. P. Webb. Dr. J. H. Snodgrass. Ray J. Clouse. H.F. Srygley.
Chapter VII - White
The Masonic Lodges of Sparta. Churches. Roads.
Broadway of America. Sparta-Cookeville Road. Hotels. Towns
and Villages. Industries. Recreation Centers. Education.