Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870

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Dates:
Birth 1783-01-14
Death 1870-12-28

Biographical notes:

Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870) was born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, on January 14, 1783 to John Lumpkin and Lucy Hopson Lumpkin. While he was still a young child, Lumpkin's family moved to Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Lumpkin married twice, first to Elizabeth Walker, with whom he had six surviving children, and second to Annis Hopkins, with whom he had three children. He served on the Georgia State Legislature and was a member of Congress, 1815-187 and 1827-1831. Lumpkin served two terms as Governor of Georgia, holding office from 1831-1835. Afterwards, he was appointed U.S. commissioner to the Cherokee Indians, a position he held from 1836 until 1837; Lumpkin was a proponent of the removal of the Cherokee from Georgia. He also served as a U.S. senator and a trustee of the University of Georgia. Lumpkin died on December 28, 1870 in Athens, Georgia.

From the description of Wilson Lumpkin letters, 1833-1834. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 99997556

Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870), politician, U.S. Representative (1815-1817, 1827-31), Georgia Governor (1831-1835), United States Commissioner to execute the Cherokee Treaty of 1835, and U.S. Senator (1837-1841).

From the description of Wilson Lumpkin reminiscences, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478198

Wilson Lumpkin, Georgia legislator (1804-ca. 1814), United States congressman (1815-1817; 1827-1831), Georgia governor (1831-1835), and United States senator (1837-1841), was born 14 January 1783, in Pittsyvania County, Virginia, and died 28 December 1870, in Athens, Georgia.

From the description of Lumpkin Wilson papers, 1839-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863139

Lawyer, Georgia legislator and governor, U.S. senator.

From the description of Papers, 1833-1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150072

U.S. Congressman from Georgia, 1815-1817 and 1827-1831; U.S. Senator, 1837-1841; Governor of Georgia, 1831-1835.

From the description of Letter : to George Wood, Washington, D.C., 1830 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 21414951

Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870), politician, U.S. Representative (1815-1817, 1827-1831), Georgia Governor (1831-1835), United States Commissioner to execute the Cherokee Treaty of 1835, and U.S. Senate (1837-1841).

From the description of Wilson Lumpkin papers, 1828-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478199

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  • Presidential candidates--History--19th century
  • Governor--Correspondence
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  • Trail of Tears, 1838-1839
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  • Indians of North America--Relocation
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  • Legislators
  • Indians of North America--Government relations--1789-1869
  • Cherokee Indians--Treaties

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  • Legislators

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  • United States (as recorded)
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  • Georgia (as recorded)
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