This group is dedicated to the descendants of and those with historical interest in the Watauga Association. The association was located in present day Washington, Carter, and Sullivan Counties in Tennessee.
Latest Activity: Jan 5
Is anyone researching the families of Dalton and Simon Ridge? They signed the State of Franklin petition. I believe the State of Franklin encompassed the region of the Watauga Association. I…Continue
Started by Debbie Winchell (Loving Dove). Last reply by April Lee Payne Nov 19, 2015.
The people below all signed the Watauga Petition to North Carolina for annexation in 1776: John Carter John Sevier John Jones Charles Roberdson Jas. Smith George Rusel James…Continue
Started by Heather Isbell Kramer. Last reply by April Lee Payne Nov 19, 2015.
I wonder what records exist that would enable us to document the marriages and children of the families. I think my ancestor Joseph Peavler was actually the son of Ulrich Beeler. I'd like to find…Continue
Started by Debbie Winchell (Loving Dove). Last reply by April Lee Payne Jun 30, 2015.
I'm posting this here because I have reached yet another stumbling block in my family research. Online resources seem terribly limited and mostly conflicting. I even came across a thesis regarding…Continue
Started by April Lee Payne. Last reply by April Lee Payne May 5, 2015.