Bibb County GHM 011-9
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 32° 50.293 W 083° 37.674
17S E 254029 N 3636411
Quick Description: At the courthouse in downtown Macon at GA 22 and GA 49.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2015 12:11:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQFP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
Bibb County was created by Act of Dec. 9, 1822 from Houston, Jones, Monroe and Twiggs Counties. It was named for Dr. William Wyatt Bibb (1781-1820) of Elbert County. Dr. Bibb, physician, legislator, Congressman, Senator, was appointed Governor of the Territory of Alabama by Pres. Madison and was the first elective Governor of the State of Alabama. First officers of Bibb County, commissioned Feb. 12, 1823, were: Nicholas W. Wells, Clerk of Superior Court; James Flewellen, Clerk of Inferior Court; John B. Grace, Surveyor. Isaac Philips was made Surveyor July 16, 1823. Jonathan H. Hudson was commissioned Sheriff, Jan. 9, 1824.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: 011-9

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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