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John Jouett

Also Known As: "Jack", "Paul Revere of the South"
Birthplace: Province of Virginia
Death: March 01, 1822 (67)
Bath County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Bath County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Jouett and Mourning Glenn Jouette
Husband of Sarah Jouett
Father of Matthew Harris Jouett, Sr.
Brother of Robert Jouett; Margaret Crawford; Frances Mills; Charles Jouett; Mary Ann Allen and 2 others

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About John Jouett

"The Paul Revere of the South"

In 1781, the British, led by the ruthless Colonel Banastre Tarleton, planned to attack Thomas Jefferson and other revolutionaries at Monticello. Fortunately for the budding Republic, Captain Jack Jouett overheard the plans and valiantly rode his horse through the night to warn Jefferson and the others. His heroism may not have just saved the lives of several important leaders, it may have saved the Revolution itself.

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John Jouett's Timeline

December 7, 1754
Province of Virginia
April 23, 1788
Madison, Kentucky
March 1, 1822
Age 67
Bath County, Kentucky, United States
Bath County, Kentucky, United States