Historic Markers Across Georgia



Ezekiel Wimberley



Marker ID: GHM 143-7
Location: Courthouse in Jeffersonville, GA
County: Twiggs
Coordinates: N 32° 41.245    W 083° 20.734
  32.68741666    -83.34556666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7TBG
Ezekiel Wimberley Marker
Photo by Michael Edmondson



Text:

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

GHM 143-7 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955



 

 

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