Sevier Station is where my 6th Great-Grand-Aunt, Jemima Russell Sevier(1720-1803) lived with her husband Valentine Sevier (1702-1803). The house was built in 1792 in Clarksville, TN, and there is a historical marker for it: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM91Y_Valentine_Sevier_Memorial She is the sister of my 6th GGF William Russell JR. She is the stepmother of the infamous Governor John Sevier (1745-1815)
"Front page printing of the Federal Act admitting Tennessee to the United States, signed in script type, “G. Washington, President of the United States.” Thus, slave-holding Tennessee becomes the 16th State in the Union. Former Governor of the State of Franklin, John Sevier, is chosen first Governor of Tennessee. In a partisan Federalist move, Tennessee is permitted just one congressman for the first four years of statehood! "