After a day of papers, processes and researching methodology seminars, I found myself once again in the FHL (Family History Library). This time on floor 4, with the microfilm rolls. As usual seminars and workshops get the brain juices going and I had a epiphany …why not look in Cocke County Tennessee, for more on Wiley Morris, born in 1817, and died somewhere before 1877 in Cocke County Tennessee. I have yet to find his internment, but I was able to narrow his disappearance/demise on this trip to the FHL, using my new found count and state laws matched against available records.
I now need to broaden my search to John Swagerty. I don’t believe I have seen this name prior to the land survey.
 Feb 1871, Wiley had his land surveyed in