Historic Markers Across Georgia

The McIntosh Family of McIntosh County

Marker ID: GHM 095-11
Location: US 17/Ga 25, 1.7 mi S of the South Newport River, S. Newport
County: McIntosh
Coordinates: N 31° 37.128    W 081° 24.075
  31.6187934    -81.40124592
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1QYG
The McIntosh Family of McIntosh County Marker
Photo by Mike Stroud


The service of this family to America, since the first of the Clan, with their leader, Captain John McIntosh Mohr, came from the Highlands of Scotland to Georgia, in 1736, forms a brilliant record.

The roll of distinguished members of this family includes: Gen. Lachlan McIntosh, Col. William McIntosh, Col. John McIntosh, Maj. Lachlan McIntosh - officers in the Revolution; Col. James L. McIntosh, killed in the Mexican War; Maria J. McIntosh, authoress; Capt. John McIntosh, Capt. Wm. McIntosh of Mallow, Capt. Roderick (Rory) McIntosh - British Army officers serving in the War with Spain and in the Indian country; George M. Troup, Governor of Georgia; John McIntosh Kell, Second officer of the Alabama; Thomas Spalding of Sapelo; Reek Indian Chiefs - Gen. Wm. McIntosh, Roley McIntosh, Judge Alexander McIntosh, Acee Blue Eagle . . . . and many others.


The McIntosh Family of McIntosh County
Photo by Mike Stroud