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Matthew Harris Jouett
Birth: Apr. 22, 1788
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1827
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Artist. Portrait painter. Attributed painter of 334 portraits and miniatures. Subjects included Marquis de LaFayette, Henry Clay, Gen. George Rogers Clark, Kentucky Governor Isaac Shelby and Virginia Governor James McDowell. His father was Capt. John "Jack" Jouett Jr. who has been called the "Paul Revere of the South," as he delivered warnings that the British were coming, saving Thomas Jefferson and the entire Virginia legislature from capture in 1781. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Henderson Allen Jouett*
 
 Children:
  George Payne Jouett (1813 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Nov 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6944196
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see: Historical Sketches of Kentucky by Collins and James. pages 619-620.
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