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

Thomas Goode

Revolutionary Soldier

 

— 1760-1846 —

 
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Photographed 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 Commission. (Marker Number 4E 115.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1864.
 
Location. 35° 33.732′ N, 89° 38.85′ W. Marker is in Covington, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Memorial is on West Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington TN 38019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tipton County Confederate Monument
Thomas Goode Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
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(about 700 feet away); Tipton County in the Civil War (about 700 feet away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frances Boyd Calhoun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Lindo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Isaac Hayes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canaan Missionary Baptist Church History (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 5, 2022