Elliott, John, 1773-1827Alternative names
James Jackson was born in Moretonhampstead, Devonshire, England, on September 21, 1757, the son of Mary Webber and James Jackson. He made his most important contributions to his adopted state in the political arena, overturning the Yazoo land fraud of 1795 and building the state's first true political party. Jackson and his wife, Mary Charlotte Young, had four sons who lived to adulthood, William Henry, James Jr., Jabez, and Joseph Webber. Jackson County, in northeast Georgia, is named in his honor. New Georgia Encyclopedia http://georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved March 4, 2009)
John Elliott was born in St. Johns Parish (Liberty County), Georgia, on 24 October 1773, graduated from Yale in 1794 and began the practice of law in Sunbury in 1797. Active in local political affairs, he was elected to the United States Senate and served from 4 March 1819 to 3 March 1825. He died in Sunbury 9 August 1827 and was interred in the Old Midway Cemetery.
From the description of John Elliott letter, 1800. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 312144602
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