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About Martha Dickinson (Overton)
Mrs. Martha Overton Dickinson. 12040
Born in Tennessee.
Wife of Jacob Mac G. Dickinson.
Descendant of Capt. James White, of North Carolina.
Daughter of John Overton and Harriet Virginia Maxwell, his wife.
Granddaughter of Judge John Overton and Mary McConnell White, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of James White and Mary Lawson, his wife.
James White was a soldier during the Revolution and re- ceived from North Carolina a land grant for his service. He located on the Holston river and there built a fort which was a refuge to the pioneers and is the site where Knoxville now stands. He was born in Iredell county, N. C, 1737, and died at Knoxville, Tenn., 1821.