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Burchett Douglass[1, 2]

Male 1793 - 1849  (55 years)


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  • Name Burchett Douglass 
    Born 16 Oct 1793  Wilson County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1849  Danceyville,Fayette County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 31 Jul 1849  Danceyville,Fayette County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2193953849  Earnest
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2009 

    Father Elmore Douglass, I.,   b. 16 Jan 1753, Culpeper County,Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1819, Smith County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Blakemore,   b. 8 Feb 1761, Amherst County,Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 17 May 1826, Smith County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1777  Amherst County,Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • _STATMARRIED
    Family ID F2616350720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Or Patsy McGee,   b. 1796,   d. 23 Sep 1874, Fayette County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1819  Smith County,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
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    Children 
     1. Willliam B. Douglass,   b. 27 Mar,   d. 17 Dec 1881
    +2. Addison Hamilton Douglass,   b. 28 Aug 1820, Somervile,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1894, Memphis,Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Martha Anna Douglass,   b. 9 Nov 1823, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1878  (Age 54 years)
     4. Caroline McGee Douglass,   b. 11 Jan 1826
     5. Henry L. Douglass,   b. 11 Jan 1826
    +6. John Elmore Douglass,   b. 27 Oct 1827,   d. 10 Apr 1909  (Age 81 years)
    +7. Elizabeth B. Douglass,   b. 12 Oct 1828,   d. 21 Apr 1864  (Age 35 years)
    Family ID F2616350743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Per Mary Gill Smith.
      From the Biographical Directory of the Tennessee GeneralAssembly, Volume I 1796-1861

      Burchett Douglass (1793-1849)
      HOUSE, 14th, 15th and 18th General Assemblies, 1821-25, 1829-31; representing Wilson County; SENATE, 19th General Assembly, 183-33 representing Wilson County; HOUSE, 22ND AND 1ST SESSION OF 24TH GENERAL ASSEMBLIES, 1837-39, 1841-42; representing Fayette Couty, resigned before 2nd session of the 24th General Assembly: Speaker of House during 22nd and lst session of 24th Assemblies. Born October 6, 1793, in Sumner County; son of Elmore and Betsy (Blackmore) Douglass. Attended "common schools." Married February 23, 1819, to Martha McGee, daughter of the Rev. John McGee; childred - Addison H., Caroline M., Martha A., Henry L., John Elmore, William B., and Elizabeth B. Douglass. Large land owner, on removal to Somerville, Fayette County, established Bank of Fayette County, continuing as president until death. Reresented Wilson County in Constitutional Convention of 1834 Presidential elector, 1840, on Whig ticket, supporting William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. In War of 1812 enlisted as private, January 28, 1814, in CaptainAllen Wilkinson's company, Colonel S. Copeland's Regiment, Militia Infantry, discharged April 2, 1814. Died in Fayette County July 31, 1849; buried in Danceyville, Fayette County, Nephew of Edward Douglass, Jr., cousin of Harry Lightfoot Douglass, sometime members Tennessee General Assembly.

      Sources: L. B. McFarland, Memoirs and Addresses, 215-21, Who's Who in Tennessee, 533, Goodspeed, History of Sumner County, 803; Moore and Foster, Tennessee, The Volunteer State, II, 388, White, Messages of the Governors of Tennessee, II, 417. Fle of Tennesseans in War of 1812 in Tennessee Archives.

      Names after Rev. Henry Burchett
      [Broderbund WFT Vol. 5, Ed. I, Tree #0327, Date of Import: 1 MAR 1998]

      Burchett was a private in the War of 1812 and served in the Tennessee Militia.

      Burchett served in House, 1821=1825, 1829-1831, representing Wilson County, Tennessee, in Senate, 1831-1833, representing Wilson County, Tennessee in House, 1837-1838, 1841-1842; representing Fayette County, Tennessee, Speaker of the Hose, large land owner. Established Bank of Fayette County, service as president until his death. Presidential elector, 1840, on Whig ticket, supporting Harrison and Tyler.
    • Per Mary Gill Smith.
      From the Biographical Directory of the Tennessee GeneralAssembly, Volume I 1796-1861

      Burchett Douglass (1793-1849)
      HOUSE, 14th, 15th and 18th General Assemblies, 1821-25, 1829-31; representing Wilson County; SENATE, 19th General Assembly, 183-33 representing Wilson County; HOUSE, 22ND AND 1ST SESSION OF 24TH GENERAL ASSEMBLIES, 1837-39, 1841-42; representing Fayette Couty, resigned before 2nd session of the 24th General Assembly: Speaker of House during 22nd and lst session of 24th Assemblies. Born October 6, 1793, in Sumner County; son of Elmore and Betsy (Blackmore) Douglass. Attended "common schools." Married February 23, 1819, to Martha McGee, daughter of the Rev. John McGee; childred - Addison H., Caroline M., Martha A., Henry L., John Elmore, William B., and Elizabeth B. Douglass. Large land owner, on removal to Somerville, Fayette County, established Bank of Fayette County, continuing as president until death. Reresented Wilson County in Constitutional Convention of 1834 Presidential elector, 1840, on Whig ticket, supporting William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. In War of 1812 enlisted as private, January 28, 1814, in CaptainAllen Wilkinson's company, Colonel S. Copeland's Regiment, Militia Infantry, discharged April 2, 1814. Died in Fayette County July 31, 1849; buried in Danceyville, Fayette County, Nephew of Edward Douglass, Jr., cousin of Harry Lightfoot Douglass, sometime members Tennessee General Assembly.

      Sources: L. B. McFarland, Memoirs and Addresses, 215-21, Who's Who in Tennessee, 533, Goodspeed, History of Sumner County, 803; Moore and Foster, Tennessee, The Volunteer State, II, 388, White, Messages of the Governors of Tennessee, II, 417. Fle of Tennesseans in War of 1812 in Tennessee Archives.

      Names after Rev. Henry Burchett
      [Broderbund WFT Vol. 5, Ed. I, Tree #0327, Date of Import: 1 MAR 1998]

      Burchett was a private in the War of 1812 and served in the Tennessee Militia.

      Burchett served in House, 1821=1825, 1829-1831, representing Wilson County, Tennessee, in Senate, 1831-1833, representing Wilson County, Tennessee in House, 1837-1838, 1841-1842; representing Fayette County, Tennessee, Speaker of the Hose, large land owner. Established Bank of Fayette County, service as president until his death. Presidential elector, 1840, on Whig ticket, supporting Harrison and Tyler.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1132440058] Families and Sojourners of Dyer County, Tenn. (1823-1920), Samuel Alsup.

    2. [S1132440068] Families and Sojourners of Dyer County, Tenn. (1823-1920), Samuel Alsup.