|Birth: ||Jul. 8, 1780|
|Death: ||Apr. 24, 1854|
DEATH of Mr. Sevier - Valentine Sevier one amongst the oldest, perhaps the very oldest citizen of our town, died on the night of the 24th [res]ult of chronic affection of the liver. There was no man in his community whose loss will be felt more than that of Mr. Sevier. He was between seventy and seventy-five years old, and about fifty years of that time was spent in the full discharge of the arduous duties of Circuit Court Clerk.
One of the maxims of his long and useful life was a full discharge of duty and diligent application to business. There is no doubt but he fell a victim to his rigid exactions(?), and might have lived to full four score had he served himself more and his country less. But he is gone, and the record of his life is without a blot or blemish - his name will live and be fondly cherished; while the pure water gurgles from his own native "Spring."
Mr. Sevier was a man of unblemished moral character, and he left the impress of his own high toned conservative nature upon the town of which he was the paternal father.
Notes: Transcribed from original newspaper clipping. Valentine Sevier, son of Capt. Robert Sevier (nephew of Gen. John Sevier).
Born: July 8, 1780 ; Died: April 24, 1854
Buried in Old Harmony Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee.
Married Nancy Dinwiddle
Dau: Kesiah Sevier; 1806-1882
Dau: Susan Sevier; 1812-1886
Dau: Jane Sevier; 0505-1886
Son: David Deaderick Sevier; 1820-1890
Son: William Robertson Sevier; 1822-1882
Son: Edward Sevier; 1826-1909
Son: Lt. Joseph Sevier; 1830-1864
Married Vinerah Cannon
Son: Charles Lyman Sevier; 1847-1927
Son: Henry Valentine Sevier; 1849-1895
Robert Sevier (1749 - 1780)
Keziah Sevier Robertson Tipton (1753 - 1806)
Vineran Cannon Sevier (1814 - 1879)
Nancy Dinwiddie Sevier (1786 - 1844)
Isabel Sevier McCorkle (1805 - 1867)*
Robert Sevier (1807 - 1879)*
Elizabeth Sevier Cunningham (1809 - 1882)*
James Sevier (1814 - 1888)*
Charles Sevier (1816 - 1844)*
Mary Sevier (1824 - 1825)*
Charles Robertson Sevier (1778 - 1855)**
Valentine Sevier (1780 - 1854)
Joseph Tipton (1796 - 1880)**
Old Harmony Graveyard
Maintained by: Lee Ailshie
Originally Created by: Anonymous (inactive)
Record added: Jul 22, 2007
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