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Col Samuel Wear

Col Samuel Wear

Birth
Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Apr 1817 (aged 63–64)
Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Henderson Springs, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7871904 · View Source
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Inscription: "Pioneer/Solider of Four Wars/Colonial, Revolution, Indian, 1812/One of the Heroes of/Kings Mountain and a/ Founder of the State of Franklin"
Settled in Henderson Springs in Servier County in 1792; picked the location of Sevierville and named it for his fried, John Sevier; first County Clerk of Sevierville.


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  • Maintained by: Charles McDonald
  • Originally Created by: kimshockey (reb)
  • Added: 16 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7871904
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Samuel Wear (1753–3 Apr 1817), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7871904, citing Fort Wear Cemetery, Henderson Springs, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Charles McDonald (contributor 47874930) .