Jacob Brown

Jacob Brown (HM1BIF)

Location: Jonesborough, TN 37659 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 17.652', W 82° 28.386'

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1736-1785

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.
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HM NumberHM1BIF
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Year Placed1938
Placed ByTennesse Daughters of the American Colonists
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 367723 N 4017587
Decimal Degrees36.29420000, -82.47310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 17.652', W 82° 28.386'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 17' 39.12" N, 82° 28' 23.16" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 109 E Main St, Jonesborough TN 37659, US
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