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Fowlkes in Dyer County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Nash

 
 
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By Ken Smith, June 10, 2012
1. William Nash Marker
Inscription.  About five miles southeast, in the family cemetery, is buried this veteran of the Revolutionary War. Born in Botetourt Co., Va., in 1763, he later moved to Guilford County, N.C., where he enlisted at the age of 18, serving under Generals Gates, Rutherford and Caswell. He died in Dyer County in 1834.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4 B 19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1763.
 
Location. 35° 57.829′ N, 89° 19.261′ W. Marker is in Fowlkes, Tennessee, in Dyer County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Highway 20 (Tennessee Route 210) and Bonicord Road Extension, on the right when traveling east on Old Highway 20. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dyersburg TN 38024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dyer County / Lauderdale County (approx. 5 miles away); Mrs. Rosa M. Parks
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By Ken Smith, June 10, 2012
2. William Nash Marker
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(approx. 5.2 miles away); Otho French Strahl (approx. 5.7 miles away); Dyer County in the War (approx. 6 miles away); Key Corner (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dyersburg Army Airfield (approx. 7 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 10.4 miles away); Cageville in the Civil War (approx. 16.8 miles away).
 
William Nash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 10, 2012
3. William Nash Marker
William Nash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 10, 2012
4. William Nash Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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