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Covington in Tipton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thomas Goode

Revolutionary Soldier

 

1760-1846

 
Thomas Goode Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
1. Thomas Goode Marker
Inscription. Thomas Goode was born on February 13 1760 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. A descendant of John Goode, a colonist who settled in Virginia in 1660. Thomas served in the Continental Army (1776-1778) with Gen. George Washington and participated in the battles of Princeton and Trenton. Later, while in the Virginia Militia, he was at Yorktown when Cornwallis surrendered Oct. 17, 1781. An early settler of Covington, he lived at this site from 1826 until his death on December 20, 1846.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 4E 115.)
 
Location. 35° 33.732′ N, 89° 38.85′ W. Marker is in Covington, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is on West Church Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington TN 38019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tipton County Confederate Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tipton County in the Civil War (about 700 feet away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles B. Simonton (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Jacob Tipton (approx. 0.3
Thomas Goode Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
2. Thomas Goode Marker
miles away); The Site of Byars-Hall High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Augustus Hill Garland (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joe Brown Bivouac, U.C.V. (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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