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)

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! "

"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! "

Governor John Sevier

Governor John Sevier

Cabin of John Sevier, one of the prominent men of the times who settled in Knoxville in its earliest days, about 1807.

Cabin of John Sevier, one of the prominent men of the times who settled in Knoxville in its earliest days, about 1807.

Cabin of John Sevier, one of the prominent men of the times who settled in Knoxville in its earliest days, about 1807.

Cabin of John Sevier, one of the prominent men of the times who settled in Knoxville in its earliest days, about 1807.

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