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 Matthew Harris Jouett

Matthew Harris Jouett

Birth
Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Death 10 Aug 1827 (aged 39)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 6944196 · View Source
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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.

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  • Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
  • Added: 21 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6944196
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Harris Jouett (22 Apr 1788–10 Aug 1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6944196, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .