The Bartholomew Family of Knox County, Tennessee

The Bartholomews were early settlers of Knox County, Tennessee. Joseph Bartholomew, the family patriarch, was a saddler. He had a much younger wife, named Ann. They are my fourth-great-grandparents and I would love to know more about them. They have always been surrounded by mystery to me, as my third-great-grandfather, Andrew Jack "A.J." Bartholomew, changed …

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The Bartholomew-Carroll Mystery

3/17/2017 In honor of my Irish roots on St. Patrick's Day, I am writing about one of my family mysteries: my third great-grandfather who was rumored to be Irish and who had a surname change around the age of 50. Andrew Jackson "Jack" Bartholomew Carroll was born in about 1823 in Knox County, Tennessee (according to his death certificate). In …

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