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John Knox Witherspoon, [Sr.]


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Biographical Data

Important Dates

John Knox Witherspoon, [Sr.] was born on September 1, 1791. He died on September 25, 1853, and was buried in Old Town Cemetery in Hillsborough, NC.

Places of Residence




  1. Mary Claire Engstrom. The Book of Burwell Students: Lives of Educated Women in the Antebellum South. (Hillsborough: Hillsborough Historic Commission, 2007).