Jacob Brown 1736-1785, Jonesbourgh, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 36° 17.654 W 082° 28.375
17S E 367739 N 4017590
Quick Description: Located on the wall of the courthouse
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2016 9:49:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMR86J
Views: 5

Long Description:
Colonial and Revolutionary Service
A native of South Carolina; founder of Brown's settlement on Nolachucky River, 1771; merchant, gunsmith and blacksmith to the Cherokee Indians; purchased from those Indians two boundaries of land-a veritable principality-in 1775; was appointed commissioner to make treaties with the Indians; Captain under Sevier in the Battle of King's Mountain, 1780; Major under Sevier in the Revolution, 1781, and in the militia of the State of Franklin, 1785; ancestor of two Governors Brown of Georgia
Group that erected the marker: The Tennessee Daughters of the American Colonists, March 8th, 1938

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Courthouse Square
Jonesbourgh, TN USA
37659


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