John Smith Sr.

John Parke Smith Sr. (1776 - 1825)

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COL John Parke Smith Sr.
Born in Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 12 Aug 1797 in VAmap
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Died in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Biography

Colonel John Smith (1776-1825), son of Major Robert Smith, purchased a 640 acre tract in what is known today as Blackman, Tennessee. On this land, about 1809, he built the stately home "Springfield" which still stands today on Manson Pike. He was a prominent citizen of Rutherford County that accumulated much wealth and over 1,500 acres before his early death at the age of 49 years.

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http://rutherfordtnhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Pioneers-before-1800.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0i1IFRogKjuGcumSWlWpvSBCOneuSjxxAYDKq0IatlVGWrM165BCJX_jo



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