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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

I am interested in finding information about any poorhouse in Sevier or Cocke counties in Tennessee because at one time my grandmother, a widow with children, cooked in Sevier and was living there when she married for the second time. Another maternal grandmother and grandfather and family lived at the poorhouse in Cocke county, I believe; they were living there when grandfather died in 1926, though I have no proof. She later married a man there who was supposed to be the superintendent of the poor house. I have also been told it was actually called the Stokely farms.

     Rose Haun   rosezlla@webtv.net 

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in Cocke county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.

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