Timothy Acuff

Photo added by Tom Denardo

Timothy Acuff

Acuff Chapel was the first Methodist church established west of the Appalachian Mountains in what later became the state of Tennessee. It was built in 1786 and is located on highway 126 near Blountville.Sarah Capps contributed the additional bio below: Here is an interesting note: Timothy Acuff's father was Christopher C. Ascough of Middlesex Co., Virginia(born in 1699). His mother was Sarah Winn Ascough, born in 1698 in Virginia. He had an older brother, Christopher Ascough, Jr who was born aft 1721 and starting with Timothy and on down with his other siblings they had changed the name to acuff for some reason. His other siblings were Jane Acuff (she married Joseph "Jobe" Breeden), John Acuff, Sr and Cain Acuff.
He was a Revolutionary War Patriot

Gravesite Details For whom Acuff Chapel was named

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  • Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 24 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7706146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Timothy Acuff (1738–5 Oct 1823), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7706146, citing Acuff Cemetery, Blountville, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Tom Denardo (contributor 767) .