Re: [jacksongenealogy] Peters Pond
- View SourceI have a coppier/scanner, but it would be easier to copy it and send it to
you than it would to scan each page.
>From: "Ann B. Chambless" <rabc123@...>
>Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Peters Pond
>Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 18:47:03 -0600
>Based on my limited knowledge from a few old newspaper announcements for
>Farmers Alliances organized throughout the county, I feel your Peters Pond
>Alliance record book is for a Farmers Alliance which was organized in the
>Wannville area. The names you cited from your old minutes book all lived
>the general area of Wannville by the 1880s.
>I know that Peters Pond was in the present-day area of Wannville. Family
>tradition from the Blansett family states that Peters Pond was named for
>Peter Blansett who settled in the Wannville area byu 1819. Peter Blansett
>signed the March 1819 memorial whereby early settlers/squatters petitioned
>the U.S. Government in an effort to avoid being removed from Cherokee land
>in what became Jackson County on December 14, 1819.
>Jerda Holder Stevens of Huntsville, AL, is presently writing a memoir-type
>history of the Wannville community where she was raised.
>Ann B. Chambless