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Thomas Gibbons 1B~18
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N 36° 27.724 W 082° 56.114
17S E 326595 N 4036941
Quick Description: Marker honoring Thomas Gibbons, and the first courts of Spencer County, State of Franklin and Hawkins County, North Carolina.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2009 12:59:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM67K7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 7

Long Description:
Marker Text Reads:
"1B 18 Thomas Gibbons ~ Born in Surry (now Sussex) co., Virginia, in 1734, he settled here in 1778, having been forcibly ejected from a homestead about 12 miles east by one Robert Young. The courts of Spencer County, State of Franklin, met in his house 1785-87. On June 4, 1787, the first county court of Hawkins County, North Carolina, met here. Gibbons died in 1811. Tennessee Historical Commission"
Marker Name: Thomas Gibbons - 1B 18

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 1B 18

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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