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Near Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Columbus Granade

May 5, 1831 – November 5, 1914

 
 
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By David Seibert, July 18, 2014
1. Columbus Granade Marker
Inscription.
Son of Adam Granade and Rebecca Ansley
Teacher, Farmer, Author, Cartographer,
Surveyor, Legislator, Soldier, Poet

Co F 12th Ga Batt Light Artillery
Army of Northern Virginia 1862 – 1865
Wilkes County School Board
Wilkes County Surveyor
Creator of New Century Map of Wilkes County 1900
Clerk of Beaverdam Baptist Church 1876 -1913
Georgia House of Representatives 1902 – 1904
Author “Poems and Sayings”
Married May 15, 1856 to
Nancy Beck December 1, 1833 – June 3, 1873
Children
Flora Estelle 1856 -1903 M Adolphus James Orr
Thomas Adam 1859 – 1934 M Alice Estelle Fanning
Joseph William 1865 – 1957
Annie Maud 1866 – 1919
Homesite located 200 Yards South

 
Location. 33° 45.681′ N, 82° 52.127′ W. Marker is near Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of Beaverdam Road (County Route 64) and Columbus Granade (County Route 65), on the left when traveling west on Beaverdam Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County (approx. 4.4
Columbus Granade Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 18, 2014
2. Columbus Granade Marker
miles away); The Battle of Kettle Creek (approx. 5 miles away); Kettle Creek Battlefield (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kettle Creek (approx. 5 miles away); Kettle Creek Battleground (approx. 6.2 miles away); Phillips Mills Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Walnut Hill Academy (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Rev. John Springer (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Regarding Columbus Granade. In addition to the children listed on the marker, Columbus and Nancy Beck Granade had an infant who died at birth in 1870.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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