Listed below are the names listed on the 1783 Greene Co Tax list, this was the first list taken for Greene Co. The original tax list can be viewed at the Nathanael Greene Museum in Greeneville.
This list does not have any locations just the names, although some notes of interest were added to this list of names:
* Almost all on list were Revolutionary soldiers. * They were known as the "Nollichuckey Settlers." * In 1785 Adam Meek built his cabin farthest westward but civilization had not reached the present Knox Co border. * Many of them settled on the "Brown Purchase" -- land bought from the indians by Jacob Brown, a Major in the Revolution. * The Nolichuckey settlers were famous as riflemen. * Many of them were enlisted with the NC Continental Line or the VA Militia. * Samuel Wear, whose family came from Bucks Co, VA, was a border hero and one of the first TN representatives. * In 1782 several families came to Greene Co from PA. The Galbreaths, Rankins, Magills, Delaneys, Wilsons, Moores and McClungs. * Early land grants: the Nelsons, Vances, Crosbys, Inmans, Casteels, Pates, Jones and Conways. * The first pioneers here were the Gillespies, Crocketts, Henry Earnest, Francis Hughes, Nathan Davis, Ashael Rawlings and Col. Daniel Kenedy (first Clerk of Court) and Amos Byrd from Westover Manor in VA. * Maryland families to settle here were the Howards, Dewitts, Weltys, Hills and Gists. * From Washington Co., VA were Col Arthur Campbell, the Craigs, Blackburns. * Earliest NC families were the Loves, Whites, Alexanders, Balches and Vances. * Robert Wylie was one of the first merchants in Greene County.
Ebinezer Alexander William Dawson George Martin John Reed James Alexander Francis Delaney Richard Martin Michael Reed Joseph Alexander James Delaney Phillip Mathew Samuel Renfro Robert Allison Johnn Delaney Joel Mathews David Reynolds David Allison James Dillard Obediah Mathews Henry Reynolds Barnibas Anderson Peter Dillon Peter Mathews Job Reynolds Daniel Anderson Samuel Dixon William Mathews William Reynolds John Armstrong George Doherty Samuel Mays Gideon Richey Langstell Armstrong James Doherty Thomas Mays Thomas Richey Charles Atherton Joseph Doherty John McAdoo Abel Richison Hezekiah Balch Charles Dotson John McAdoo,Jr James Richison John Ball John Dotson Alexander McAlpin John Richison William Ball Azariah Doty William McBroom William Richison Isac Ballard Abraham Dudley Robert McCall John Ricker Thomas Ballard Crayan Duncan Charles McCartney Edward Riggs Robert Barnett HenryDunham James McCartney Jenny Riggs Thomas Barnett Joseph Dunham James McCartney Reuben Riggs William Barnham Robert Dunham John McCartney James (Wright) Right Robert Barton William Dunn John McCartney George Rightsell Isac Barton Adam Dunwoody William McCartney Cornelius Ringo John Baser James Dunwoody Hugh McClung Hardy Ripper John Bearchett Samuel Dunwoody James McClung Barnard Roberts Hugh Beard Thomas Duval John McClung Edward Roberts John Beard David Eagleton Nathan McClure John Roberts Thomas Bennett Joseph Eakin Jacob McConnell Johnathan Roberts William Bennett James Eaton Gabrael McCool Samuel Roberts John Biggs John Edmunds Alexander McCouglan Charles Robertson William Bigham Thomas Eldridge John McCrosky Francis Robertson William Billings Andrew English Andrew McCurdy James Robertson Amos Bird Daniel English Archibald McCurdy James Rodgers John Bird James English John McCurdy John Ross Joseph Bird John English Ephraem McDowell Charles Rowan John Bishop Joseph English Alexander McFarland Francis Rowan Mathew Bishop William English Andrew McFerrin James Rudder David Blackwell David Epperson James McFerrin Isac Running John Blackwell Joseph Epperson William McGaughey David Russell Hezekiah Blake Henry Ernest Terrell McGhee Thomas Russell Michael Borden Evan Evans James McGill Thomas Rutherford Henry Box Jonathan Evans Robert McGill William Ryan Isac Box Thomas Falls Robert McGill Samuel Samples Israel Box John Fant Cornelius McGuire Anthony Sampson Joseph Box Philip Fant Francis McGuire Adam Scott Robert Box Henry Farnsworth Francis J McGuire Isiah Seaton Elisabeth Boy Robert Fincher Samuel McKeehan Jacob Seaton Ezekial Boy John Fine Samuel McMeans Sebert Sellers James Boyd Peter Fine Samuel McMurray Joseph Serratt Joseph Boyd Phillip Fine William McMurry John Sheffy William Boyd Henry Forby Shadrack McNew John Shelly John Boyd David Frame James McPherron Luke Shelly William Boydston William Francis Joseph McPheters Adam Sherrell Andrew Brabson James Furman William McPike John Sherrell Susan Brabson Robert Fuston David McWilliams Phillip Sherrell Barnett Brandon James Galbrath Adam Meek Samuel Sherrell Garrett Brandon John Galbrath Israel Meek Samuel Jr Sherrell Thomas Brandon Joseph Galbrath Israel Meek Alexander Shores Avery Breed William Galbrath John Middleton James Simpson George Brock Alexander Gallbrath Joseph Milburn James Simpson George Brown (unknown) Garrett Andrew Miller Mary Simpson James Brown David Garrett Alexander Millican Reuben Simpson Thomas Brown John Gass James Millican John Sloan Augustine Brumley Thomas Gass Andrew Mitchell Jacob Smiley Barnabas Brumley Samuel Gibson David Mitchell Alexander Smith Joseph Brumley John Gilbert Alexander Montgomery Francis Smith Thomas Brumley Richard Gilbert James Montgomery Thomas Smith Bryan Bryant James Gillespie Thomas Montgomery Turner Smith John Bryant Thomas Gillespie George Mooney Thomas Stanfield Thomas Bryant Robert Gilliam Anthony Moore Adam Starnes Hugh Bryson John Gilliand Hugh Moore James Starnes Thomas Buckingham John Gillis James Moore James Steel John Bull Avery Gist John Moore Richard Steel Isac Bullard Benjamin Gist Mary Moore Robert Steel Joseph Bullard John Gist Moses Moore John Stephenson James Burk Thomas Gist Robert Moore Benjamin Stewart William Burney Jacob Glass Samuel Moore Robert Stewart Jonathan Buskin Joseph Glass William Moore William Stockton Benjamin Byram Lawrence Glaze Adonijah Morgan John Stone Ebenezer Byram Benjamin Godden Levi Morgan William Stone William Byram William Goforth Thomas Morgan Benjamin Stuart James Cameron James Gooden Gideon Morris James Stuart Alexander Campbell Thomas Gooden John Morris Joseph Stuart David Campbell David Gorrell Shadrack Morris Abraham Swaggerty James Campbell Jacob Greene Patrick Morrison Frederick Swaggerty John Campbell Daniel Griswell William Morrow Jeremiah Tadlock Robert Campbell Thomas Gross William Mulholland John Tadlock William Campbell James Guthrie John Murphy Josiah Tadlock John Cannon William Guthrie William Murphy Mathias Tadlock John Carlyle Shadrack Inman Peter Neas Thomas Tadlock John Carson Andrew Jamison Mathew Neil Thomas Tate Robert Carson Benjamin Jamison Nicholas Neil Isac Taylor Abraham Carter George Jamison Walter Neil James Temple John Carter James Jarvis James Nelson John Temple Michael Carter James Johnson Joseph Nelson Major Temple John Casteel John Johnson William Nelson William Temple John Casteel, Jr Joseph Johnson William Nelson Andrew Thomas William Casteel William Johnson James Newby William Thompson Jane Chamberlin Evan Jones Joseph Newby Emanuel Tidence Stout Chamberlin Henry Jones John Newman Henry Toby John Chambers William Jones Bartholomew O Neal Zopher Tony Isham Christian James Keel Cornelius O Neal John Tool John Cisco Robert Kell Robert O Neal John Totten William Claggs John Kelly William O Neal John Trimble Jacob Clowers Johnathan Kelly John Oliphant Moses Tye J. Trimble James Colly Daniel Kenedy David Oren John Vance John Colton Francis Kenedy Thomas Oren Samuel Vance Henry Condry Moses Kenedy Thomas Orphan John Vanhooser Henry Conway William Kenedy John Owens Amos Veatch Philip Conway Robert Kerr William Owens Elijah Veatch Jacob Cooper Robert Sr Kerr Adam Painter Jeremiah Veatch John Cooper William Kerr Robert Paris Josiah Veatch David Copeland John Kesterson James Parker Nathan Veatch John Corbitt James Keykendall William Parker Joseph Walker John Cotter John Keykendall William Parker Samuel Wallace Young Cotton Joseph Keykendall Samuel Parton James Ward Philip Cowan Mathe Keykendall Mathew Pate Hugh Wear Benjamin Cox Charles Kilgore James Patterson John Wear Ephraem Cox German King John Patterson Samuel Wear Mathew Cox James King Absalom Pennington George Webb Thomas Cox Joseph King Thomas Perciful Richard Webb James Crabtree Robert King Thomas Perciful Henry Wells David Craddick Daniel Kirkland James Perkins Thomas Wells David Craig David Kirkwood Joseph Perkins John Welty James Craig Joseph Kyler Thomas Phillips Thomas West James Jr Craig Dutton Lane James Pickens Henry Whitson John Craig Isac Lane James Pierce Frederick Whittenburg Robert Cravan Anthony Lawson Martha Piper Henry Whittenburg John Crawford Abner Lee Moses Poor James Whittenburg Daniel Creamer George Lee Abraham Posey Adam Wilhoit John Crockett Thomas Lee Abraham Posey James Williams Robert Crockett Andrew Leeper Alexander Prather John Williams Henry Cross Mathew Leeper Thomas Prather Joseph Williams James Crow John Leggett David Prewitt Thomas Williams John Crow David Leming Martin Prewitt William Williamson Joseph Crow Uriah Lewis William Prewitt Joseph Willis William Crowson Mary Lincoln John Price Alexander Wilson Edmund Crump David Lindsey John Pryor Ephraem Wilson John Cunningham Alexander Lintz Richard Pryor James Wilson Nathaniel Curtis Robert Livingston David Rankin John Wilson Robert Curtis James Lonas Thomas Rankin Joseph Wilson Alexander Davis Joseph Lonas William Rankin Robert Wilson James Davis Zopher Long Ashahel Rawlings William Wilson John Davis Richard Loony Benjamin Ray John Winningham Joseph Davis James Lovelady Thomas Ray John Wood Nathan Davis John Lovelady William Ray Richard Woods Nicholas Day Davis Marshall Lovelady Abraham Reece John Woodward Philip Davis Elisha Lovitt John Reece John Woolsey Robert Davis Joseph Lusk John Reece James Wright Samuel Davis James Lyle David Reed Samuel Wyatt Thomas Davis Andrew Martin George Reed William Wyatt