Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Nicholas Gibbs



Marker ID: THC 1E 41
Location: on Emory Road (Tennessee Route 331) ¼ mile west of Tazewell Pike (Tennessee Route 131), Corryton, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 36° 7.241    W 083° 51.448
  36.12068333    -83.85746666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Born in Germany in 1733, he served in the French and Indian War, later in the Revolution. He took up a homestead of 450 acres here in 1792 and built the log cabin which stands about 1/2 mile east. A member of Knox County's first court, he died in 1817 and