Early County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Early County historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Early County
Counties--Georgia--Early County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Early County, Blakely, 31.3776754, -84.934092
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Early County Courthouse, Blakely
Text of marker: "EARLY COUNTY. Early County, an original county, was created by Act of Dec. 15, 1818, from Creek Cession of Aug. 9, 1814. At first it contained Decatur, Seminole, Baker, Mitchell, Calhoun, Miller, Dougherty and parts of Clay, Grady, and Thomas Counties. It was named for Peter Early(1773-1817), judge, state senator, Governor, Congressman. First County Officers, commissioned May 18, 1820, were: Thomas Taylor, Clk. Sup. Ct.; Otheniel Weaver, Clk. Inf. Ct.; Charles Thigpen, Sur.; Mark Cole, Cor.; John Dill, Tax Rec.; Jefferson Nichols, Tax Col. John Brockman became Sheriff in July, 1820. 049-4 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_early-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_early-county
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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