FAMILY HISTORIES OF
PERSONS BURIED AT
GREENWOOD CEMETERY
CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE
 

JOHN FORD HOUSE

Section 5

1. Served both in the TN house of representatives AND the U.S. house.

2. Served both on the battlefield and in Richmond at the War Office during the Civil War.

3. Prominent lawyer.

4. Was keynote speaker at the unveiling of the equestrian statue of Gen Andrew Jackson, May, 1880.. .on the grounds of TNís capitol.

5. His daughter (only child) Hattie died during the diphtheria epidemic in Cíville. Mattieís statue was mistakenly sent to the Howell family and vice versa.
 

Information used on the Greenwood Historic Tour of 2001.  Site location information may be found on the Greenwood Cemetery site.

Submitted by Randall Rubel  e-mail: RRUBEL@peoplepc.com


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