Dedication sponsored by
Shelby Valley Historical Society
on May 14, 2011
Marker Photos

Revolutionary War Soldier 1776-1779

Essay on the May family

Newspaper announcement

Note: John & Sarah married and lived in Martinsburg, VA [now WV] until 1789, when they moved to the Watauga Valley in Western North Carolina [now Eastern Tennessee]. They settled at the mouth of Shelby Creek in newly formed Floyd County in 1800.

The marker is placed on Collins Hwy. [Rte. 122]
at the foot of the hill where John and Sarah are buried.

Side 1

Side 2
See a listing of public officials

Graves of John & Sarah May

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