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Creation Date

9-3-2011

Description

Ezekiel Wimberley Marker, Jeffersonville, GA.

This marker is located at the courthouse in Jeffersinville, Twiggs County, Georgia. It was placed by the Georgia Historical Commission in 1955.

The marker reads as :

" Major General Ezekiel Wimberly commanding the Twiggs Militia erected and garrisoned three forts along the Ocmulgee River for frontier protection. Born in Bertie County, North Carolina, September 1, 1783, son and grandson of Revolutionary soldiers, he was a resident of Twiggs County from its founding in 1809 until his death, May 5, 1843. General Wimberly was a member of the House and Senate, twice a Presidential Elector, a Colonel in the War of 1812 and Major-General from 1820 until his resignation in 1840."

Latitude, Longitude

32.68761944, -83.34600000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Ezekiel Wimberley Marker; Major General Ezekiel Wimberly; Historical marker; Twiggs County (Ga.); Jeffersonville (Ga.); Historical marker --- Georgia --- Jeffersonville.

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