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John Overton
Birth: Apr. 9, 1766
Louisa County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1833
Tennessee, USA

A lawyer, Overton came to the Nashville area in 1789. He, along with Generals Andrew Jackson and James Winchester, founded the city of Memphis, TN in 1819. His home Traveler's Rest, built in the 1790s is now an historic site. His wife, Mary (1782- 1862) was the daughter of General James White, founder of the city of Knoxville, TN. (bio by: Don Connelly) 
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  Mary McConnell White Overton (1782 - 1862)*
  John Overton (1821 - 1898)*
  Anne Coleman Overton Brinkley (1823 - 1845)*
  Elizabeth B. Overton Lea (1826 - 1890)*
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Mount Olivet Cemetery
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
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Originally Created by: Don Connelly
Record added: Dec 02, 2001
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