Walnut Hill Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee
Date Constructed/ Founded: 1775
Associated Surnames: Christian
Historical Notes: Colonel Gilbert Christian and his wife Margaret were the first permanent white settlers in the area, which was named Christianville. A large log plantation home was built in 1775 at the center of an 850-acre plantation.
Associated Pages: none


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

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ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Christian family: Colonel Gilbert Christian (b.1734-d.1793) – founder, lieutenant in command of King’s Mill Station, Sullivan Co.; Margaret Anderson Christian – wife of G. Christian (m.1763)

Christian family: William Christian (b.1772-d.1835) – son of G. and M.A. Christian; Elizabeth Anderson Christian (b.1782-d.1870) – wife of W. Christian; Isabelle Patton Christian (b.1824-d.1883) – daughter of W. and E.A. Christian


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

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MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

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