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Near Arrington in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ozburn Hollow

 
 
Ozburn Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 9, 2020
1. Ozburn Hollow Marker
Inscription.  Robert Ozburn was born in 1755 in York County, PA, where his family settled after emigrating from Scotland. The family moved to Mecklenburg, NC, where he enlisted in the NC Militia and served in several companies during the Revolutionary War including one commanded by his brother, Capt. James Ozburn. He brought his wife, Jane, and his children to Williamson County in 1806. Robert died July 8, 1834 and Jane followed on February 27, 1843. Their children were John Wiley Ozburn, Noble Ozburn, Jennett Ozburn, Thomas Ozburn, James Ozburn, Martha Ozburn, and Jane Ozburn. Family members are buried in the Ozburn Cemetery near here. Descendants of Robert Ozburn have lived in this area since his settlement here.
 
Erected 2005 by Williamson County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee – Williamson County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1806.
 
Location. 35° 53.331′ N, 86° 41.415′ W. Marker is near
Ozburn Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 9, 2020
2. Ozburn Hollow Marker
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Arrington, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Osburn Road and Osburn Hollow Road, on the right when traveling west on Osburn Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arrington TN 37014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler's Raid Around Rosecrans (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kings’ Chapel Cemetery / Major William Edmondson (approx. 1½ miles away); Kings' Chapel (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dewitt Smith Jobe (approx. 1.7 miles away); Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Est. 1870 / (approx. 1.8 miles away); Daniel M. Robison (approx. 1.9 miles away); Arrington (approx. 2 miles away); Triune Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arrington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022