1832-1919Nicholas Gotten a native of Spangdahlen, Germany, immigrated to America at the age of 22: worked in the north before coming to Tennessee: established himself as a blacksmith in Union Depot (Bartlett) in 1860: enlisted in the Confederate Army (Co. C. Third Tenn. Cav.) of Forrest's regiment 1862: fought at Shiloh and Corinth: served bravely at Bolivar though severely wounded: was captured, exchanged and served to the end of the war. Returned to Bartlett, was a respected miller and ginner. Invented an improved cotton feeder (Pat. Nov 29, 1881.) Married Julia Coleman in 1869. Their residence, built in 1871 on Court St., Bartlett, Tennessee is now the Bartlett Museum.
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|Placed By||Descendents of Nicholas Gotten|
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 2:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 238658 N 3899764|
|Decimal Degrees||35.20690000, -89.87080000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 12.414', W 89° 52.248'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 12' 24.84" N, 89° 52' 14.88" W|
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|Area Code(s)||731, 901|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2975 Court St, Bartlett TN 38134, US|
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