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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Timothy Demonbreun

 
 
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By Denise Boose, May 21, 2018
1. Timothy Demonbreun Marker
Inscription. Jacques-Timothé De Montbrun, born on Mar. 23, 1741, in Boucherville, Quebec, was the first white man to live in the Nashville area. Beginning in 1769, he spent several winters here trading for furs. He served as Lieut. Gov. of Illinois Country, 1783-86. He became permanent resident of Nashville in 1790, operating store & tavern. Died at home on this site, Oct. 30, 1826.
 
Erected 1971 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Location. 36° 9.708′ N, 86° 46.572′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 3rd Avenue N, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 3rd Avenue N, Nashville TN 37219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of the Bluffs (within shouting distance of this marker); Sampson W. Keeble (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Green Ryman (about 500 feet away); William Walker (about 600 feet away); Little Jimmy Dickens (about 700 feet away); Birth of Bluegrass
Timothy Demonbreun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2018
2. Timothy Demonbreun Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Demonbreum's Cave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel John Donelson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Timothy Demonbreun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2018
3. Timothy Demonbreun Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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