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James White
Birth: Aug. 8, 1747
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1821
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

Revolutionary War Militia General. Served during the Revolutionary War as a Brigadier General of Tennessee State Militia. He founded the City of Knoxville in 1768, and donated the ground of the cemetery he is buried in to the city. His original log cabin has been preserved as an Historic Site, located at 205 East Hill Avenue in Knoxville. (bio by: Don Connelly) 
Family links: 
  Mary Lawson White (1742 - 1819)
  Margaret White McClung (1771 - 1827)*
  Hugh Lawson White (1773 - 1840)*
  Moses White (1775 - 1830)*
  Andrew White (1779 - 1806)*
  Mary McConnell White Overton (1782 - 1862)*
  Cynthia Berry White Smith (1786 - 1855)*
  Melinda White Williams (1789 - 1838)*
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First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Connelly
Record added: Dec 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6032668
James White
Added by: B Long
James White
Added by: B Long
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Rest in peace.
- Bob Gilbert
 Added: Nov. 27, 2016

- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Aug. 23, 2016
Rest in Peace 6th Great Uncle
- Michael Housley
 Added: Aug. 26, 2015
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