Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870

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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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creatorOf Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870. Wilson Lumpkin reminiscences, 1852. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Georgia. Governor (1831-1835 : Lumpkin). State of Georgia, by his excellency Wilson Lumpkin, Governor : land grant, 1833 Mar. 13. Newberry Library
referencedIn Fort, Tomlinson, 1787-1859. Family papers, 1808-1882. Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Turner, William. Letters, 1839. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hall family. Papers, 1785-1923. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870. Papers, 1833-1862. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Battey, George Magruder, 1887-1965. Battey, George Magruder - papers, 1783-1870. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Compton, Martha Lumpkin, 1827-1917. Martha Lumpkin Compton papers, 1840-1959, undated. Atlanta History Center, Kenan Research Center / Cherokee Garden Library
creatorOf Compton, Martha Lumpkin, 1827-1917. Martha Compton Lumpkin scrapbooks, 1832-1919. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mercer, Jesse, 1769-1841. Jesse Mercer collection, 1813-1841. Mercer University
creatorOf Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870. Wilson Lumpkin papers, 1828-1869. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Boles, J. Durelle, collector. J. Durelle Boles collection of Southern imprints, 1829-1872. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Fort, Tomlinson, 1787-1859. Tomlinson Fort family papers, 1808-1882. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870. Wilson Lumpkin letters, 1833-1834. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Smith, John, 18xx-18xx. Bill Wooten collection, 1832-1905. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Harrup, James M. James M. Harrup land grant, 1833. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Calhoun, Ezekiel Noble. Ezekiel Noble Calhoun letters, 1830-1832. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Abrams, Harvey Dan, 1930-1999. Cherokee Indians relocation papers, 1815-1838. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870. Letter : to George Wood, Washington, D.C., 1830 July 3. George Washington University
creatorOf Tredaway, John. John Tredaway land grant, 1832 June 15. Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library
referencedIn Georgia. Land grant, 1833 January 31. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
creatorOf Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870. Lumpkin Wilson papers, 1839-1840. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Mitchell, David Bradie, 1766-1837. Letters, 1809-1820. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Abrams, Harvey Dan, 1930-1999. person
associatedWith Battey, George Magruder, 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Boles, J. Durelle, collector. person
associatedWith Calhoun, Ezekiel Noble. person
associatedWith Compton, Martha Lumpkin, 1827-1917. person
correspondedWith Fort, Tomlinson, 1787-1859. person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
associatedWith Gayle, John, 1792-1859. person
associatedWith Georgia. corporateBody
associatedWith Georgia. Governor (1831-1835 : Lumpkin) corporateBody
associatedWith Hall family. family
associatedWith Harrup, James M. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878. person
associatedWith Lumpkin, John H. (John Henry), 1812-1860. person
associatedWith Mercer, Jesse, 1769-1841. person
associatedWith Mitchell, David Bradie, 1766-1837. person
associatedWith Smith, John, 18xx-18xx. person
associatedWith Tredaway, John. person
associatedWith Turner, William. person
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith Wood, George. person
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Georgia
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Georgia
Georgia
Southern States
Georgia
Georgia
United States
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Fugitives from justice
Governor
Presidential candidates--History--19th century
Governor--Correspondence
Murder
Legislators--Correspondence
Slave records
Trail of Tears, 1838-1839
Cherokee Indians
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Indians of North America--Relocation
Cherokee Indians--Government relations
Legislators
Indians of North America--Government relations--1789-1869
Cherokee Indians--Treaties
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Birth 1783-01-14

Death 1870-12-28

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