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Lynchburg in Moore County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 17, 2009
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  About 100 yds east is this cemetery, on land donated by William Stark Smith, a veteran of the Revolution who had been wounded at Brandywine and received a grant hereabouts for his services. Pioneers buried here include John Motlow (1757-1812), who was an officer in the Revolutionary Army.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 17.859′ N, 86° 21.906′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Tennessee, in Moore County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 55, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg TN 37352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Jack Daniel Distillery (approx. one mile away); Lynchburg (approx. 1.1 miles away); Moore County Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Moore County Courthouse
Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 22, 2009
2. Pioneer Cemetery
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Moore County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Moore County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Crockett Homestead (approx. 1.9 miles away); Farrar Home Place (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  John Motlow Grave. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Agnes Motlow image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 22, 2009
3. Agnes Motlow
Widow of John Motlow
John Motlow image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 22, 2009
4. John Motlow
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,102 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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