Lincoln County, Tennessee

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From the book ''Heritage of Lincoln County, Tennessee'', Page 1 :
 
From the book ''Heritage of Lincoln County, Tennessee'', Page 1 :
  
"Before 1806, the area around LCT was a wilderness and inhabited. There may have been a little scouting into the area from N. Alabama, the Mississippi Territory, but no settlers.
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"Before 1806, the area around LCT was a wilderness and uninhabited. There may have been a little scouting into the area from N. Alabama, the Mississippi Territory, but no settlers.
  
 
"The first official record we find of persons in the area was in early 1806 when a survey party led by a young surveyor named James Bright, who had been given the job by his uncle, William P. Anderson, then living in Nashville.
 
"The first official record we find of persons in the area was in early 1806 when a survey party led by a young surveyor named James Bright, who had been given the job by his uncle, William P. Anderson, then living in Nashville.
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"The first main road from Fayetteville, ran by the John M. Bright place.Crossed Buchanan Creek past the old Moses and John and Hannah Buchanan places, past the James Crawford Mill road, where John Crawford, a native of Augusta Co VA, had settled by 1807, adj. John Gibson, Rev War soldier, settling on part of 1900 acre grant to David Buchanan that extended from Clayton Lane westward across Cane Creek, northward to Village of Howell.
 
"The first main road from Fayetteville, ran by the John M. Bright place.Crossed Buchanan Creek past the old Moses and John and Hannah Buchanan places, past the James Crawford Mill road, where John Crawford, a native of Augusta Co VA, had settled by 1807, adj. John Gibson, Rev War soldier, settling on part of 1900 acre grant to David Buchanan that extended from Clayton Lane westward across Cane Creek, northward to Village of Howell.
  
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