Col. George Washington Sevier, Sr

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About Col. George Washington Sevier, Sr

According to an application for Revolutionary War benefits made by the children of Col. John SEVIER (Certificate issued 31 May 1839), he had married Catharine SHERRILL, as his second wife, on 14 Aug 1780 in East Tennessee. He died on 24 Sep 1815, near Fort Decatur, Alabama, and she died 02 Oct 1836 at Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama at about age 80 (born ca 1756). They also declared that their father had served as a Col. in the North Carolina Line, was at both King's Mountain and several Indian Campaigns against the Cherokees and the first Militia General of the State of Tennessee and first Governor of the State. His children by his second wife were shown as George Washington SEVIER (of Davidson Co, TN in 1839), Samuel and Robert SEVIER, Elizabeth MCCLELLAND, Mary OVERSTREET and Joanna (died 31 Jul 1823 in Overton Co, TN), and a step-daughter, Mary GARLAND, who was still alive at the time Catherine died.

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Col. George Washington Sevier, Sr's Timeline

February 1, 1782
Washington County, TN, USA
August 9, 1808
Age 26
Overton County, TN, USA
October 9, 1809
Age 27
Overton County, TN, USA
March 24, 1811
Age 29
Overton County, TN, USA
Age 30
Overton County, TN, USA
Age 31
Overton County, TN, USA
April 24, 1816
Age 34
Overton County, TN, USA
Age 35
Overton County, TN, USA