Jones, Seaborn, 1788-1864Alternative names
Seaborn Jones was born in Augusta, Georgia on 1 February 1788. He studied law at Princeton University and was admitted to the bar in 1808 and soon established a legal practice in Milledgeville, Georgia. In 1817, he was appointed solicitor general of the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit and by the 1920s he moved to Columbus, Georgia and was named the solicitor general of Georgia. Jones was a dedicated Democrat and was elected to the United States Congress and served two terms from 1833 to 1835 and from 1845 to 1847. He died in Columbus on 18 March 1864.
From the description of Seaborn Jones broadside, 1846. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 535220370
Seaborn Jones, Jr. (1788-1864), lawyer, politician, and planter, born in Augusta (Ga.) but moved to Muscogee County around 1825. His daughter, Mary Howard Jones, married Henry L. Benning (1814-1875) who became a partner in Seaborn Jones' law practice. Benning also raised the 17th Georgia Infantry Regiment and served as its leader during the Civil War eventually earning the rank Brigadier General.
From the description of Seaborn Jones and Henry L. Benning papers, [ca. 1795-1907]. (Columbus State University). WorldCat record id: 38476048
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Columbus, Ga., to Charles S. Henry in Atlanta, 1833 Jun. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270486957
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Milledgeville, to George Glenn in Savannah, 1828 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488489
Lawyer and U.S. Representative from Georgia.
From the description of Papers, 1761-1847. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933133
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|Confederate States of America|
|Cotton gins and ginning--Patents|
|Georgia--Politics and government--1815-1861|
|Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863|
|Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1863|
|Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862|
|Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862|
|Practice of law|
|United States--Politics and government--1851-1861|