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General Thomas Overton 1753-1825
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LSUMonica
N 36° 15.844 W 086° 39.084
16S E 531313 N 4013294
Quick Description: Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County marker no. - General Thomas Overton 1753-1825. Located near the intersection of Bryan St and Donelson Ave.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2007 11:35:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM1B0R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 39

Long Description:
General Thomas Overton 1753-1825

Gen. Thomas Overton served in the Revolutionary War and as Inspector of Revenue in N.C., the same position held by his brother Judge John Overton in Tenn. He was one of Gen. Jackson’s seconds in duel with Chas. Dickinson. This grave plot was a part of his homeplace, “Soldier’s Rest,” where he lived from 1804 until his death in 1825

Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
no. 65 Erected 1977

Marker reads the same on both sides.

Marker Name: General Thomas Overton 1753-1825

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 65

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County

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