Ewen Cameron

Ewen Cameron (HM15WN)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 55.493', W 86° 52.02'

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On this site in 1798 Ewen Cameron built the first house in the town of Franklin. Cameron was born Feb. 23, 1768 in Balgalkan, Ferintosh, Scotland. He emigrated to Virginia in 1785 and from there came to Tennessee. Cameron died Feb. 28, 1846, having lived forty-eight years in the same log house. He and his second wife, Mary, are buried in the old City Cemetery. His descendants have lived in Franklin continuously since 1798 when his son Duncan was the first white child born here.
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HM NumberHM15WN
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByWilliamson County Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 511998 N 3975625
Decimal Degrees35.92488333, -86.86700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 55.493', W 86° 52.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 55' 29.58" N, 86° 52' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 2nd Ave S, Franklin TN 37064, US
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