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Near Toomsboro in Wilkinson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Major John Hatcher

(1757-1835)

 
 
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By David Seibert, December 6, 2001
1. Major John Hatcher Marker
Inscription.  Near this site is the plantation and grave site of John Hatcher, Georgia patriot, Revolutionary War soldier and statesman. From 1780 to 1800 he served in Candler’s Refugee Regiment of Richmond County, the Georgia Militia, Carr’s Rangers of Burke County, the South Carolina Militia, and the Lower Battalion of Warren County. Hatcher served in both the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate, as Justice of the Peace, as a Commissioner of both Warren County Academy and Wilkinson County Academy, as a Presidential Elector in 1820 and 1828, and as a Commissioner in the 1832 Georgia Land Lotteries.
 
Erected 2000 by Georgia Historical Society, Wilkinson County Historical Society, Wilkinson County News, and the Hatcher Family. (Marker Number 158-1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 32° 52.806′ N, 83° 7.616′ W. Marker
Major John Hatcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2011
2. Major John Hatcher Marker
is near Toomsboro, Georgia, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on Court Lord Highway (State Highway 112) one mile south of Liberty Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toomsboro GA 31090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Toombs (approx. 4.7 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 5.4 miles away); Wilkinson County (approx. 5˝ miles away); George Henry Carswell (approx. 5˝ miles away); McIntyre (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Defense of the Oconee Bridge (approx. 10.3 miles away); John Clark House (approx. 11.4 miles away); Buffalo Creek (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Military History of Revolutionary Soldier Major John Hatcher. (Submitted on October 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Major John Hatcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2011
3. Major John Hatcher Marker
Looking north on C. T. Lord Highway, Georgia Highway 112, toward Milledgeville.
Major John Hatcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2011
4. Major John Hatcher Marker
Looking east; an abandoned house stands in the thick woods.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,991 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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