Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Michael Looney



Marker ID: THC 1B 49
Location: U.S. 11W, Hawkins County, at Rural Road 2366 Tennessee, Rogersville, TN
County: Hawkins
Coordinates: N 36° 26.367    082° 58.084
  36.43945    -82.96806666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM575T
 



Text:

7.9 miles north was the homestead of this pioneer, veteran of Lord Dunsmore's War and of the Revolution, originally from Botetourt County, Va. Among his descendants were Joseph Emerson Brown, governor of Georgia during the Civil War, and his son, Joseph Mackay Brown, also a governor. Looney is buried in the family cemetery.