The Primal Families of the Yellow Creek Valley, a chronicle of the Pioneer Families
of Dickson, Houston, and Montgomery Counties in Tennessee
(near Nashville). Facsimile of 1986 book by William J. Nesbitt. The author did a great job putting together valuable extensive family trees, anecdotes, and historical information. A 'goldmine' for some researchers. Cerlox bound. 770 pages.
This Library has two books for reference.

Dickson County Public Library
Local History and Genealogy Department
206 Henslee Drive, Dickson, TN 37055-2020
Phone: 615/446-8293
Now Loading: Ruskin College 1897, laying the foundation stone. About 30 recognizable faces. McClurkan Family, 1907 at bottom. 

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Yellow Creek Masonic Lodge # 319 members laying cornerstone of Ruskin Cave College, in 1897. 

L. to R.: in aprons, W.T. (Pig) Adams; Melvin Nesbitt; Jim Hunt; Vandy Smith (holding stick); Jerry Nesbitt (other side of stone); Joe Hill; Rodney Blake; John Newman (with sword); ? Foster (bow tie). Others unidentified. Many were members of the Ruskin Colony. This cornerstone is underneath the NE corner of Ruskin Cave College. 

(Below) Family of Mary Jane McClurkan, 1907