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Monroe County - GHM 102-3
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tnt-tim
N 33° 02.063 W 083° 56.359
17S E 225478 N 3658939
Quick Description: Created by Act of May 15, 1821, Monroe County, an original county containing all of Pike and parts of Bibb, Butts and Lamar Counties, was ceded by the Creek Indians in early 1821.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2007 5:05:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM24Q5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 21

Long Description:
Created by Act of May 15, 1821, Monroe County, an original county containing all of Pike and parts of Bibb, Butts and Lamar Counties, was ceded by the Creek Indians in early 1821. Laid out by the Lottery Act, it was rapidly occupied by large numbers of small landowners. The county was named for James Monroe, President of the U.S. (1817-1825). First officers, commissioned Apr. 1, 1822 were: John Cureton, Sheriff; Wilkins Hunt, Clk. Sup. Ct.; Isaac Welch, Clk. Inf. Ct.; John Tomlinson, Coroner; James Holloway, Surveyor. James Whatley became Surveyor and Henry Jourdan, Coroner, on Sept. 17, 1822

102-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: 102-3 (duplicate number)

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Not listed

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