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DeVault family (Jonesborough, Tenn.)

 Family

The DeVault family of Jonesborough, Tennessee is descended from early Washington County, Tennessee pioneer Frederick DeVault, who built the DeVault Tavern in 1821 in the Leesburg community. A noted stop on the Old Stage Road from Memphis to Washington, D. C., the tavern was owned and operated by the family for several generations and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

DeVault Tavern Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-6
Identifier: Acc-839
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers recovered from the DeVault property in Jonesborough, Tennessee. It includes letters, deeds, photographs, day books, ledgers, genealogies and newspaper clippings. Much of the material was produced by John DeVault (Davault), the son of Frederick DeVault (Davault).

Edward G. DeVault Collection

 Collection — other: Items 1-2 in Box G
Identifier: 500-AppMs 402
Scope and Contents The Edward G. DeVault Family Papers consists of a physician's notebook belonging to W. B. DeVault and a Washington County, Tennessee Justice of the Peace ledger for Civil District 16 (Leesburg) kept by Samuel Conley, Justice of the Peace. The physician's notebook describes medical and surgical procedures and identifies many different types of drugs and compounds used in 19th century medical practice. The justice of the peace ledger contains names of plaintiffs and defendants in...

Faw Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 10
Arrangement The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

LeRoy Reeves Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-9
Arrangement The papers are arranged in four series: Military Service; Genealogical Material; Tennessee State Flag Material; and Photographs.