Sevier, John

Section 3

ID # 30030

 

Historical Stone Marker

Erected by A. W. Putnam

 

Sevier

Noble and successful defender of the early

settlers of Tennessee. The First and

for Twelve years Governor; Representative in

Congress; Commissioner in Many Treaties with

the Indians.  He served his Country for

Forty years faithfully and usefully and in

her service died.

 

Admirer of Patriotism and Merit

Unequalled erects this.

 

History

John Sevier died on September 24, 1815,

while on a mission in the Alabama Territory

to establish the Creek boundary.  He was

buried on the eastern bank of the

Tallapossa River near Decatur.

 

Recorded 2005

 

For more information on John Sevier, CLICK HERE for information from the Tennessee Encyclopedia.

CLICK HERE
for article from the Nashville Daily Gazette, September 7, 1851, regarding this monument.

CLICK HERE for article from The Nashville Retrospect
written by Gordon Belt.


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After 2009 Restoration

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The Nashville City Cemetery Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 150733
Nashville, TN 37215

 2006 - Nashville City Cemetery Association

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