Arthur Fort, 1750-1833

Arthur Fort, 1750-1833 (HM7P6)

Location: Dry Branch, GA 31020 Twiggs County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 37.818', W 83° 29.783'

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Arthur Fort, Sr., a representative of Wilkinson County, introduced the Bill in the Georgia Legislature to carve a new county out of Wilkinson County territory which became an Act on December 14, 1809, thus Twiggs County was created. After the division, he resided in Twiggs and died at his residence in 1833. Born January 15, 1750, North Carolina and came to Georgia when a young boy. A Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War and a patriot soldier, a member of the Council of Safety and the Supreme Executive Council in the darkest hour of the Revolution, a patriotic Christian zeal characterized his life to the latest hour. His immortal remains were interred in a burial plot within this vicinity in Bullard Community.
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HM NumberHM7P6
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 265799 N 3613055
Decimal Degrees32.63030000, -83.49638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 37.818', W 83° 29.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 37' 49.08" N, 83° 29' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3649-3903 Bullard Rd, Dry Branch GA 31020, US
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