John Hartwell Marable I (b. November 18, 1786, d. April 11, 1844)
John Hartwell Marable I (son of Henry Hartwell Marable and Elizabeth Mason) was born November 18, 1786 in Near Lawrenceville, Brunswick Co., VA, and died April 11, 1844 in Montgomery Co., TN.He married Ann Jones "Nancy" Watson on July 17, 1808 in Davidson Co., TN, daughter of Thomas Watson. Notes for John Hartwell Marable I: Senate, 12th General Assembly, 1817-19; representing Montgomery, Humphreys, and Stewart counties.After academic training, studied at Medical College of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.Maryed, but date and place of marriage and name of wife not determined; one son was J. Hartwell Marable, M.D.Came west and settled in Davidson Co., where he practiced medicine to 1812 (1810); moved to Clarksville, Montgomery Co., where he continued medical practice to end of life except for four years in Congress. Charter memger Tennessee State Medical Assn. Elected alderman, City of Clarksville, 1819 (Dr. J.H. Marable Jr. states in family Bible); one of the incorporaters. 1819 elected as a National Republican to U.S. House of Representatives, 19th and 20th Congresses, March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829. Member Methodist Church. Free and Accepted Masons, becoming Royal Arch Mason at Clarksville. Sources:Biographical Directory of Americn Congress; Hamer, Centennial History of Tennessee State Medical Association, 175-176; 520 Hale and Merritt, Tennessee and Tennessians, 2130; "Montogmery Co. ChurchRecords", 186; infoarmation supplied by great-grandson, Judge Sam A. Marable, Ashland City. He was Postmaster, Yellow Creek Furnace, Montgomery Co., TN, Iris H. McClain, 1966, p 32.He was a doctor of medicine about 1805 in Philadelphia, PA. He was State Senator in 1817/18 in Tennessee. He was U.S. Representative to Congress in March 1825 in 8th Congressional District, TN. He received a letter from Sam Houston on Dec 4, 1828, in Tennessee. More About John Hartwell Marable I: "Escape": Plantation at Yellow Creek near Clarksville. Date born 2: November 18, 1786, Lawrenceville, Brunswick Co., VA. State Senator: Bet. 1817 - 1818, Tennessee. US Rep. to Congress: Bet. March 1825 - 1829, 8th congressional dist., Tennessee. More About John Hartwell Marable I and Ann Jones "Nancy" Watson: Marriage: July 17, 1808, Davidson Co., TN. Children of John Hartwell Marable I and Ann Jones "Nancy" Watson are:
+Sally Ann Marable, b. April 07, 1812, Montgomery Co., TN, d. February 04, 1875, Houston Co., TN.