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Treutlen County-GHM 140-3-Treutlen Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 22.629 W 082° 35.590
17S E 350127 N 3583357
Quick Description: Courthouse in Soperton, GA
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/5/2009 5:13:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM7V2J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 4

Long Description:
Treutlen County was created by Act of Aug. 21, 1917 from Emanuel and Montgomery Counties. It was named for Gov. John Adam Treutlen (1726- 1782), `one of the foremost revolutionists.` Elected Governor over Button Gwinnett in 1777, he was declared a `rebel governor` by the royal government and is believed to have been murdered by Tories in Orangeburg, S.C. First officers of Treutlen County, commissioned Dec. 9, 1918, were M.B. Ware, Sheriff; N.L. Gillis, Ordinary; J.F. Mullis, Clk. Sup. Ct.; J.E. Dukes, Surveyor; A. Gillis, Treasurer; B.X. Watkins, Coroner; R.E. Ward, Sr., School Supt.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 140-3

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Commission

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