Stick Community of Coffee County Tennessee

The small community of STICK Tennessee in Coffee county is apparently located north of Hillsboro on 127 about 3 miles.

Stick possibly aligned roughly with the 8th civil district in Coffee co.

The exact location of Stick is still a mystery.

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Open Questions

Where exactly IS Stick Tennessee?

Is there a cemetery there?


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A cemetery book somewhere says Rollie Crownover is buried in an unknown cemetery in Stick. He died in 1892. Rollie was marred to Victoria Bells Charles by William Qualls, then married to Sarah Elizabeth Ark/Arrick/Orrick. His son is Thomas Charlie Crownover.

There was a post office at Stick from 1886-1897

Heritage of Coffee County TN book page 136 says:
"Although still in existence as late as 1903, the community of Stick is not called by that name today. Old directions give the location of Stick as ten miles east of Manchester. It was possibly located between Hillsboro and Viola. For eleven years a country post office was located there and Sallie L. Carden and T. A. Carden are documented as serving in the position of postmaster."

Coffee County Heritage Book describing Stick

Coffee County Tennessee 1888 showing Stick

Coffee County Tennessee 1863 NOT showing Stick

Death of Wm Cardin in STICK Coffee County Tennessee 1889 Civil District 8

Coffee County Tennessee Communities showing Stick

Mid Tennessee Civil Districts

Affidavit by Thomas Charlie Crownover 1895
Mentioning post office of Stick
This is the pension app for my 2ggrandmother Margaret Qualls Orrick/Arrick Nunley who was married to William B. Nunley in Grundy county in 1867. He died and Margaret applied for his pension.

1900 Census with people who probably lived in Stick

Post Office in Stick

Tennessee Post Office document showing Stick is 3 mi north of Hillsboro on 127


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