——→Ware County was created out of a portion of Appling County by an Act of Dec. 25, 1824. It was named for United States Senator Nicholas Ware. Early in 1825 an Inferior Court was created, made up of Justices William Smith, Solomon Hall, John L. Stewart Jr., Philemon Bryan, Absalom Thomas. The first county officers elected in 1826 were William G. Henderson, sheriff; Joseph Bryan, Superior Court Clerk; Zachariah Davis, surveyor and Joshua Sharpe, coroner. Philemon Bryan was the first State Senator and John L. Stewart first representative.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:14am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 370966 N 3454209|
|Decimal Degrees||31.21490000, -82.35460000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 12.894', W 82° 21.276'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 12' 53.64" N, 82° 21' 16.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201-299 Ossie Davis Pkwy, Waycross GA 31501, US|
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