Col. Valentine Sevier 1747-1800

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This is a portrait rather than a photo of Col. Valentine Sevier, a descendant from Valentine de Xavier, brother of Saint Francis de Xavier. Col. Sevier was a very well known Indian hunter during the Revolutionary War period. Eight of his family members wee slaughtered in Nov. 1794 at their family compound. Valentine was instrumental in scaring the Indians off and saving the remaining survivors. He was the son of Valentine "The Immigrant" Sevier and Joanna Goad.
in Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN


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