Category: State of Franklin

Categories: US History | Tennessee History | Cumberland Association | North Carolina History

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The State of Franklin existed from 1784-1788 as an independent government in what is now these four counties of Eastern Tennessee; Washington, Sullivan, Hawkins and Greene counties. They declared their independance from North Carolina and petitioned for statehood in 1787. The petition did not pass and the federal government took control of the area and named it the Southwest Territory South of Ohio. Source: History.com

See the 1787 Petition and list of Signers

Preceded by Washington District, North Carolina and Cumberland Association

Succeeded by Southwest Territory


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Person Profiles (22)

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02 Mar 1763 Rowan County, North Carolina - 16 Feb 1844

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1745 Prince William County, Virginia - 12 Mar 1811 photo
abt 1753 Maryland - abt 1834 photo

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07 Jan 1743 Shenandoah, Frederick County, Colony of Virginia - abt 17 Jul 1845

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1783 Bean Station, Grainger County, Tennessee - abt 1857
1755 Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, - Dec 1787

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25 May 1787 Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA - abt 1811

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1791 Washington County, Tennessee - 27 Sep 1860 photo

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03 Nov 1771 West Augusta District, Yohogania, Virginia - 17 Aug 1847 photo
abt 1790 Watauga Settlement, State of Franklin - bef 1860 photo
1795 Watauga Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States - 18 Dec 1887 photo
abt 1749 New Kent, Virginia - abt 1834 photo
abt 1726 Upper Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey - abt 1812 photo
abt 1782 Washington County, North Carolina - abt 1855
abt 1787 State of Franklin, USA - 05 Jun 1852

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abt 1766 Upper Freeport, Monmouth, New Jersey - abt 1839
abt 1760 Upper Freeport, Monmouth, New Jersey - aft 1814
abt 1788 State of Franklin, USA - abt 1856
abt 1762 Monmouth, New Jersey photo
abt 1785 State of Franklin - bef 1840 photo

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23 Sep 1745 Augusta, Rockingham County, Virginia - 24 Sep 1815 photo
23 Sep 1747 Rockingham County, Colony of Virginia - 23 Feb 1800




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