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Jason L. Harris of Flag Pond, TN

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Re: Jason L. Harris of Flag Pond, TN

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 11:52AM GMT
Classification: Query
I may be way off but I think that the Jason L Harris that you guys are talking about died in prison in Marshall NC. This is what I found. "During the Civil War years, Jason made a key to aid a sick friend jailed in the Confederate orison in Marshall, North Carolina. The friend escaped; but Jason was caught, jailed and died in prison. Jason was an accomplished locksmith, gunsmith, blacksmith and fiddle maker. Clarence Harris, a grandson living on Higgins Creek, has a gun made by his grandfarther about 1850. It was hidden in a hollow tree during the war period. Robert Ledford, another decendant, has a violin made by Jason. The jail key, silver scales, guns and other items are prized heirlooms in thepossession of Jason Harris descendants. Nobody has yet found the silver mine." {Greasy Covr in Unicoi County authenic folklore pg. 18 by Pat Aldermen}

Let me know what ya'll think...
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Anjanette Harris Hilemon 29 Sep 2001 1:35AM GMT 
FrancesColema... 29 Sep 2001 4:22AM GMT 
Anjanette Harris Hilemon 29 Sep 2001 5:06PM GMT 
FrancesColema... 29 Sep 2001 7:39PM GMT 
BethPytel27 19 Aug 2003 5:40PM GMT 
20tn40 13 Mar 2010 7:08AM GMT 
PamHannah48 4 Jul 2011 5:17AM GMT 
nolie53 22 Feb 2013 6:52PM GMT 
20tn40 23 Feb 2013 4:11AM GMT 
rlloyd8 27 Feb 2013 3:44PM GMT 
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