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Dancyville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Burchett Douglass

1793-1849

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Burchett Douglass Marker
Inscription.  Born Oct. 6, 1793, in Sumner Co. Tenn. Married 1819 to Martha McGee, seven children. Private, War of 1812, enlisted Jan 28, 1814 in Capt. Allen Wilkinson's Company, discharged April 2, 1814. Established Bank of Fayette Co., president until death. Was elected to the Tenn. House and Senate. Speaker of the Tenn. House during 22nd and 1st session of the 24th General Assembly. Presidential elector, 1840, on the Whig ticket.
 
Erected 2000 by Desendants of Burchett Douglass, the Haywood County Historical Society and the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Tennessee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsWar of 1812.
 
Location. 35° 24.319′ N, 89° 17.698′ W. Marker is in Dancyville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is on Dancyville Methodist Church Road 0.2 miles south of Dancyville Road (Tennessee Route 179), on the left when traveling south. Located in the Dancyville United Methodist Church Cemetery. Touch for map
Burchett Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Burchett Douglass Marker
. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton TN 38069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dancyville United Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); James K. Polk / James C. Jones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanton (approx. 7.2 miles away); Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. 7˝ miles away); Wesley (approx. 8 miles away); Bradford's Landing (approx. 8.7 miles away); Hardeman County/Fayette County (approx. 9 miles away); Organization of Fayette County (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dancyville.
 
Also see . . .  Dedication of the Burchett Douglass Historical Marker. (Submitted on March 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Burchett Douglass Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
3. Burchett Douglass Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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