Spalding County-GHM-126-3-Spalding County
Posted by: Sprinterman
N 33° 14.882 W 084° 15.732
16S E 755074 N 3682127
Quick Description: Courthouse in Griffin
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2008 7:08:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM4GPB
Spalding County was created by Act of Dec. 20, 1851 from Fayette, Henry and Pike Counties. It was named for Thomas Spalding (1774-1851), native of Frederica. One of the earliest cotton and sugar cane planters in Georgia, he was a legislator, state senator, Congressman, and member of the Constitutional Convention of 1798. First officers of Spalding County, commissioned Feb. 5, 1852, were: Addison A. Wooten, Sheriff; Henry B. Holliday, Clk. Sup. Ct.; James S. Wood, Clk. Inf. Ct.; William L. Gordon, Ord.; Elisha P. Bolton, tax Rec.; Pressley Burdett, Tax Col., Hezekiah Wheeler, Coroner; William Ellis, Surveyor.
Type of Marker: Highway
Marker #: 126-3
Sponsor: Not listed
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