Frances Dickenson Scott Johnson

Frances Dickenson Scott Johnson (HM1PMM)

Location: Saltville, VA 24370 Russell County
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N 36° 53.438', W 81° 57.221'

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Near this site is the grave of Frances Dickenson
Scott Johnson (died 1796), sister of Henry
Dickenson who was the first clerk of Russell
County. In 1785, while living in Powell's Valley
in Scott County, her first husband, Archibald
Scott, and their four children were murdered
by Indians, and she was taken captive. She
ultimately escaped, and after wandering in
the rugged mountains of Kentucky for nearly
a month, made her way back to Russell County.
She later married Thomas Johnson.
Marker NumberX-3
Year Placed1986
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 28th, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 415022 N 4083164
Decimal Degrees36.89063333, -81.95368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 53.438', W 81° 57.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 53' 26.28" N, 81° 57' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near VA-80, Saltville VA 24370, US
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