Lee County, Georgia History and Biographies

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Lee County is located in the southwestern portion of the state. The land that became Lee county was ceded by the Creek people in the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. The county's boundaries were created by the Georgia General Assembly on June 9, but it was not named until December 14, 1826. The county was named in honor of Richard Henry Lee. The family sketches of this material were submitted by the families themselves.

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Stephen Thomas Jordan, planter, Leesburg, Lee Co., GA, was born Dec. 27, 1841, in Washington county, Ga. His father, Cornelius Jordan, was a native of Washington county, a farmer by occupation, and died in 1870, sixty-five years of age. ...etc...

2004, paper, 12 pp.

ISBN: 9780788496462

101-GA0167