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John Nuckolls

John Nuckolls

This plantation, 1.5 mi. S. near Thicketty Creek, was settled about 1767 by John Nuckolls, Sr. (1732-1780), a native of Virginia. During the American Revolution, as the war in the backcountry became a vicious civil war, the plantation became known as "Whig Hill" for Nuckolls's support of the patriot cause. He was murdered by Tories in December 1780 and is buried on his plantation.

Website: https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=39046

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

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Updated: 8-18-2020