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Jonesborough in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thomas Emmerson

 
 
Thomas Emmerson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
1. Thomas Emmerson Marker
Inscription. Born in Brunswick County, Virginia, June 23, 1773. Moved to Knoxville in 1800 where he practiced law. First Mayor of Knoxville, judge on Superior Court and State Supreme Court. Charter member of Board of Trustees of East Tennessee College, now the University of Tennessee, and one of the founders of Knoxville Female Academy. Settled on a farm near Jonesboro and was editor of the Washington Republican and Farmer's Journal. He died July 22, 1837, and is buried 100 yards north.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 92.)
 
Location. 36° 17.724′ N, 82° 28.133′ W. Marker is in Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesborough TN 37659, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warner Institute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Brown (approx. mile away); Jonesborough (approx. mile away); Chester Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); State Seal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christopher Taylor House (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Cemetery where Thomas Emmerson is buried. image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
2. Cemetery where Thomas Emmerson is buried.
First Abolition Publications (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alfred Martin Ray Buffalo Solder (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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