Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Major Hugh Henry ~ 1756-1838

Marker ID: THC 1C 56
Location: Sevier County, on Bent Road, 1 mile west of TN 139
County: Sevier
Waymark: None


A member of Watauga Association 1772, he served with Bledsoe in 1777. In 1778 he took oath of allegiance to the state in Washington District Court of N.C. He joined the Mountain Men of John Sevier at King's Mountain and was later at the Battle of Boyd's Creek. He was deputy from Washington County to meet in convention at Jonesborough in 1784. The Treaty of Dumplin Creek was held at the home of Major Henry on June 10, 1785. He is buried in Henry Cemetery.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission