|Source: Google Maps, Sullivan County, Tennessee|
In 1836, Sinking Creek ran through the town of Paperville, which can be seen in the map below from the David Rumsey Map Collection.
|Source: DavidRumsey.com, 1836 Henry Tanner map of Tennessee|
The Booher contribution to place names remains today. There is a Booher Creek in Sullivan County that appears in a Waterbody Quality report from the EPA. This is very likely named after land owned by brothers of John Booher (1750-1820).
|Source: EPA, Waterbody Quality Report|