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Burchett Douglass 

 

 

 

 

 

Burchett Douglass was born October 6, 1793, in Sumner County, Tennessee, and married Martha McGee in 1819. They had seven children.

 

He established the bank of Fayette County and was president until his death in 1849. He was elected to the Tennessee House and Senate, serving as speaker of the house for two sessions. He also was a presidential elector in 1840 on the Whig ticket.

Burchett Douglas memorialMr. Douglass, his wife and children are buried in the Dancyville church cemetery, where an historical marker commemorating his service in the War of 1812 is placed between two Doglass memorials.

 

 

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