James White

James White

Birth
Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death 14 Aug 1821 (aged 74)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6032668 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Connelly
  • Added: 16 Dec 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6032668
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James White (8 Aug 1747–14 Aug 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6032668, citing First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .