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Location of 'Jonesbur'
Posted by: Gregg Kinney Date: January 22, 2001 at 10:08:18
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My grandmother wrote that her mother, Eliza Ann Smith, d/o George Washington Smith and Lucinda Holder, was "born 4-5-1848 near Jonesbur, Tenn. near Murphysburo Tennesee". Another place she wrote, "April 5, 1848 Jonesbur Tenn - near Murphys-buro". I am unable to locate Murphysburo in TN. (There is a Murfreesboro.) There is a Jonesborough in Washington Co, TN at the other end of the state from Murfreesboro.

Does anyone have a source that whould indicate where "Jonesbur" or a place with a similar spelling might be found in Rutherford Co?

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