Ezekiel Wimberley

Ezekiel Wimberley (HMPXF)

Location: Jeffersonville, GA 31044 Twiggs County
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N 32° 41.233', W 83° 20.733'

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Major General Ezekiel Wimberly commanding the Twiggs Militia erected and garrisoned three forts along the Ocmulgee River for frontier protection. Born in Bertie County, North Carolina, September 1, 1783, son and grandson of Revolutionary soldiers, he was a resident of Twiggs County from its founding in 1809 until his death, May 5, 1843. General Wimberly was a member of the House and Senate, twice a Presidential Elector, a Colonel in the War of 1812 and Major-General from 1820 until his resignation in 1840.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number143-7
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 280092 N 3619044
Decimal Degrees32.68721667, -83.34555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 41.233', W 83° 20.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 13.98" N, 83° 20' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 87-24 N Railroad St, Jeffersonville GA 31044, US
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