Jones, George, 1766-1838

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George Jones was born in Savannah, the son of Noble Wimberly Jones. He studied medicine under his father and practiced for several years. He was in the Revolutionary War in it last years, served in both houses of the Georgia Legislature, was an Alderman and Mayor of Savannah, judge of the Eastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia, and a member of the U.S. Senate in 1807.

From the description of George Jones papers, 1796. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 85450385

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creatorOf Jones family. Noble Jones family papers, 1754-1838. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Grimes, John, 1781-1861. John Grimes papers, 1804-1807. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Historical manuscripts, 1746-1908. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. Isaac Chauncey papers, 1801-1818. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Jones, George, 1766-1838. George Jones papers, 1796. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Tattnall, Josiah, 1764-1803. Josiah Tattnall papers, 1796-1798. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Savannah, Georgia physician biographies, [ca. 1850-1900]. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Jones family papers, 1723-1936. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856. Berrien, John letters, 1796-1799. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Continental Congress collection, 1773-1798. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Isaac Chauncey papers, Chauncey, Isaac papers, 1801-1818 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf McCall, Hugh, 1767-1824. Autograph letter signed : Savannah, to George Jones, 1813 Nov. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jones, William, fl. 1809-1839. William Jones papers 1809-1839. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf De Renne, George Wymberley Jones, 1827-1880. George Wymberley Jones De Renne family papers, 1732-1939. Georgia Newspaper Project
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correspondedWith Berrien, John MacPherson, 1781-1856. person
associatedWith Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. person
associatedWith De Renne, George Wymberley Jones, 1827-1880 person
associatedWith Grimes, John, 1781-1861. person
associatedWith Jones family. family
associatedWith Jones family. family
associatedWith Jones, William, fl. 1809-1839. person
associatedWith McCall, Hugh, 1767-1824. person
associatedWith Tattnall, Josiah, 1764-1803. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Savannah (Ga.)
Great Britain
United States


Birth 1766-02-25

Death 1838-11-13



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