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Notable Births & Deaths for Concord ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Concord. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Jimmy Arthur Griffin
  • Tom T. Hall
    • Full name: Thomas T. Hall
    • Songwriter, singer, author. He was born on May 25, 1936 (a Monday) and died in Franklin (TN) on August 20, 2021 (a Friday) at the age of 85. We don't have any burial details.
    • Franklin is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Concord.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom T. Hall<1>
  • Meriwether Lewis
    • Explorer, 2nd Governor of Louisiana. He was born in Ivy (VA) on August 18, 1774 (a Thursday) and died in Hohenwald (TN) on October 11, 1809 (a Wednesday) at the age of 35. He is buried at Pioneer Cemetery (Lewis County, Tennessee).
    • Hohenwald is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Concord.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Meriwether Lewis<1>
  • Minnie Pearl
    • Born: Sara Ophelia Colley Cannon
    • Commedienne. She was born in Centerville (TN) on October 25, 1912 (a Friday) and died in Nashville (TN) on March 4, 1996 (a Monday) at the age of 83. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Williamson County, Tennessee).
    • Centerville is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest of Concord.
    • Nashville is located 39 miles [62.8 km] to the northeast of Concord.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Minnie Pearl<1>
  • Bobby Thompson
    • Full name: Robert Clark Thompson
    • Musician. He was born in Spartanburg (SC) on July 5, 1937 (a Monday) and died in Franklin (TN) on May 18, 2005 (a Wednesday) at the age of 67. He is buried at Willow Grove Cemetery (Trousdale County, Tennessee).
    • Franklin is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Concord.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bobby Thompson<1>

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:


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