- Isaac Huskey went with his parents to Wilkes County, Georgia and later to Ninety Six District, Edgefield County, South Carolina.
Isaac Huskey and his wife Jane Miller are listed in the 1790 Federal Census of Edgefield County, South Carolina.
On 5 Dec 1796 Isaac Huskey bought 257 acres of land from the state of South Carolina. It was located in the "District of Ninety Six in Edgefield County on the waters of Steven's Creek, waters of Savannah River." It joined the lands of Obediah Henerson, William Anderson, William Rowens and ________ Mundays.
On 27 July 1798 Isaac Huskey bought 100 acres of land from Moses Brafford of Edgefield District, South Carolina. This land was situated on "Rockey Creek, waters of Savannah River" and joined the lands of Jonathan Huskey, Joseph Able, and Wyatt Morris.
On 6 Dec 1798 Isaac Huskey sold 140 acres of the original 257 acres of land, which he received from the state of South Carolina in 1796, to James Smith of Edgefield District, South Carolina.
On 15 Nov 1800 Isaac Huskey sold 50 acres of land to Wyatt Morris. This land joined the lands of Peter Huskey, Wyatt Morris, and Jonathan Huskey.
No record of the remaining 167 acres has been found, but it is believed that Isaac Huskey sold this land before leaving in 1804. In 1804 he came with the Huskey and the Ogle clans from Edgefield District, South Carolina To settle in the Walden's Creek and Wear's Valley area of Sevier County, Tennessee.
There are numerous land grants for Isaac Huskey in Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee.
One early grant was surveyed 24 July 1806 and granted 12 June 1810:
"...a certain tract or parcel of land containing Twenty five acres and two
Roods lying in the County of Sevier in the District South of French Broad
and Holsont on the water of the west fork of Little Pigeon River there being
due and chargeable on said land the sum of Twenty five Dollars and fifty
Cents with the Interest due thereon."
It joined vacant land and Richard McBryant's land in the Wear's Valley of Sevier County, Tennessee.
Isaac Huskey made seven land entries dated from 1 May 1824 through 3 Apr 1835 in the Surveyor's Book N. 1 of Sevier County, Tennessee (Register of Deeds Office). These land entries by Isaac Huskey were located in the area where the Twins Creek picnic area is now, and a part of the Cherokee Orchard and the Sugarlands (all now a part of Great Smoky Mountains National Park). This was the homeplace where Isaac and his wife Jane Miller lived until their death.
In 1813 Isaac Huskey and his eldest son, James Huskey, signed a petition to the General Assemby of Tennessee from the French Broad and Holston Country. (The original petition is in Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN.)
Isaac Huskey and his wife, Jane Miller, appeared in the 1830 and 1840 Federal Census of Sevier County, Tennessee.
From the GUARDIANS, EXECUTORS & ADMINISTRATORS Settlement Book for Sevier County, Tennessee, there is a record of settlement of the estate of Isaac Huskey. Evidently William Huskey was appointed as administrator by County Court in late 1840's. He continued to handle the affairs of his father's estate until 28 Feb 1860, last recorded entry before William Huskey's death in 1861. From the aforesaid book, there is a list of the heirs of Isaac Huskey who had not received their shares from the estate. They are listed in this order: "Peter Huskey's Share, James Huskey's Share, Isaac Huskey's Share, Joshua Reagan's Share, and Silas Huskey's Share." They were living out west (Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas) at that time.
"Smoky Mountain Clans", Donald B. Reagan, 1978, p 48, 71, 74-75.
"The Book of Ragan/Reagan", Donald B. Reagan, 1993, p 423.
"Huskey Family Group Sheets," Beverly G. Martin, 1994, 4HUSp2.