Historic Markers Across Georgia

Major John Hatcher (1757-1835)

Marker ID: GHS 158-1
Location: on Ga 112 7.5 miles north of Toomsboro, GA
County: Wilkinson
Coordinates: N 32° 52.806    W 083° 7.616
  32.8801033    -83.12692585
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM82T0
Major John Hatcher (1757-1835) Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


Near this site is the plantation and grave site of John Hatcher, Georgia patriot, Revolutionary War soldier and statesman. From 1780 to 1800 he served in Candler´s Refugee Regiment of Richmond County, the Georgia Militia, Carr´s Rangers of Burke County, the South Carolina Militia, and the Lower Battalion of Warren County. Hatcher served in both the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate, as Justice of the Peace, as a Commissioner of both Warren County Academy and Wilkinson County Academy, as a Presidential Elector in 1820 and 1828, and as a Commissioner in the 1832 Georgia Land Lotteries.

2000.9 Georgia Historical Society 158-1

Major John Hatcher (1757-1835)
Photo by Ken Moser