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Wrightsborough 1768, Wrightsboro 1799, McDuffie County, Georgia 1870

Wrightsborough 1768, Wrightsboro 1799, McDuffie County, Georgia 1870

"preserving our heritage with records"

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Published by Wrightsboro Quaker Commuity Foundation in Thomson, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • McDuffie County (Ga.),
  • Georgia,
  • McDuffie County
    • Subjects:
    • Quakers -- Georgia -- McDuffie County -- Genealogy.,
    • Quakers -- Georgia -- McDuffie County -- History.,
    • McDuffie County (Ga.) -- History, Local.,
    • McDuffie County (Ga.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementcompiled by Dorothy M. Jones.
      ContributionsJones, Dorothy M., Wrightsboro Quaker Community Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF292.M13 W74 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185, [56] p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3201010M
      LC Control Number83105153

      WRIGHTSBORO. On this site in , Edmund Grey, a pretending Quaker, founded the town of Brandon, named for one of its leaders. In Dec. , Joseph Mattock and Jonathan Sell, Quakers, obtained a grant of 40, acres from the Royal Governor, Sir James Wright, revived the town and renamed it Wrightsboro, in his hoNor. Welcome to McDuffie County, Georgia Genealogy Trails. Our goal is helping you find your ancestors by placing data online for the Free use of all researchers. We are proud to expand into Georgia providing our "experience" gained from years of .

        Posts about –McDUFFIE COUNTY GA– written by Brian Brown. Known locally as the Half Way House for its central location on the Belle Meade Hunt Club’s fox run, this raised cottage was built for Thomas & Epatha Rees Bowdre. Please understand, I am unable to respond to queries about ancestors, cemeteries, or do lookups! If a particular person or cemetery is not listed I have no additional information.

      Quaker Records in Georgia: Wrightsborough , Friendsborough Perry County, Mississippi W.P.A. Manuscript, Newspaper Items Records of Greene County, Mississippi Volume 1,   Wrightsboro Church is the remains of an old Quaker addition to the church is an interesting and old adjoining dates back as far as the 18th Century and has some Confederate and Revolutionary War soldiers.4/5(9).


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WrightsboroughWrightsboroMcDuffie County, Georgia "preserving our heritage with records". Wrightsborough's Quakers were adamantly opposed to slavery, even more so than most American Friends.

They finally left Georgia mostly for Ohio between and because of the growing slavery controversy. Wrightsborough survived as a village until the s, but little remains physically of the settlement in modern McDuffie County.

Wrightsborough Meeting was located in Columbia (now McDuffie) County, Georgia. In "the General Assembly of Georgia granted a tract of 40, acres of land in St. Paul's Parish, to be held in trust for the Quakers.

County is located on the geological fall line in east central Georgia along the Savannah River basin, thirty-five miles west of county, carved from Warren and Columbia counties in late by an act of the Georgia General Assembly, was named for George McDuffie, a native Georgian and distinguished lawyer, statesman, governor, and U.S.

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Wrightsboro Church. 9 Reviews #2 of 13 things to do in Thomson. Sights & Landmarks, (Wrightsboro),the site of the most southern migration of Quakers in America. This was a Quaker settlement starting about It is in a rural area and the graves beside and behind the old church records about years of Georgia back country history/5(9).

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$Seller Rating: % positive. Subject: Wrightsboro, GA Residents Date: Wed, 22 Apr[ From: Bill Denney * # ] --All, Several folks have asked me if their families were in the Wrightsboro, GA Quaker settlement. The book "The Story of Wrightsboro " by Mrs.

Pearl Baker of the Wrightsboro Restoration Foundation of Thomson. Wrightsborough survived as a village until the s, but little remains of the thriving town today. It is still inhabited though, making it possibly the oldest continuously populated settlement in Georgia.

The Wrightsboro Methodist Church was built between andon the site of the Quaker Meeting House which had burned : K. - - Georgia Land Deed Scurvin County Signed By Governor David Mitchell. $1,   It is today known as the Wrightsborough (th) Georgia Militia District of McDuffie County, and includes within its lines the dead town and township of Wrightsborough.

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McDuffie County was created from Columbia and Warren counties on Oct. 18, and was named for George McDuffie (), the former South Carolina Governor, Congressman, and U.S.

Senator. Thomson is the county seat and the location of the old Quaker Village known as Wrightsboro (formerly Columbia County, now McDuffie). McDuffie County is a county located in the U.S. state of of the census, the population The county seat is Thomson.

The county was created on Octo and named after the South Carolina governor and senator George McDuffie. McDuffie County is part of the Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical AreaNamed for: George McDuffie. Wrightsborough, Georgia By Ralph C.

Scott, Jr.# was a settlement which ultimately failed. Based on this criterion alone, however, there is nothing remarkable about Wrightsborough; the Georgia country-side is dotted with the sites of villages and towns which no longer exist. What does make this town significant is the uniqueness of its settlers.

C Index to the U.S. Census for Georgia for ; GPC C Index to the Census of Georgia; Register GPC C Georgia Census Index, Jackson & Teeples; Accelerated Indexing C The Reconstructed Census of Georgia - Substitutes for Georgia's Lost Census; DeLamar & Rothstein, GPC C Marion County.

Wrightsboro Methodist Church,McDuffie County On this site inone of the earliest settlements on the Georgia frontier was founded by Edmund Grey. The Quaker village was named Brandon and the lands were still legally in the hands of Native Americans.[ Georgia USGenWeb Archives Project] [ Guidelines] [ Help for Submitters] Email Registry For Contributors Any time you see this symbol next to a name, they have registered their e-mail address at The Registry.Wrightsborough Monthly Meeting Columbia (now McDuffie) County, Georgia.

Extracted from: The Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. 1 North Carolina.