Early Politicians of Warren County Georgia
C. S. DuboseDubose, C. S. of Warrenton, Warren County, Georgia Delegate to the 1876 Democratic National Convention, represented the 8th District along with W. G. Johnson. Burial location unknown. (Lived in Warren County, but was not born there)
William Lowndes YanceyYANCEY, William Lowndes, (uncle of Joseph Haynsworth Earle), a Representative from Alabama; born at the Falls of the Ogeechee, Warren County, Ga., August 10, 1814; attended preparatory school and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.; studied law in Sparta, Ga., was admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice in Greenville, S.C.; moved to Cahawba, Ala., in 1836; temporarily abandoned the practice of law and became a cotton planter; editor of the Cahawba Democrat and the Cahawba Gazette; moved to Wetumpka, Ala., in 1839 and resumed the practice of law; member of the State house of representatives in 1841; served in the State senate in 1843; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dixon H. Lewis; reelected to the Twenty-ninth Congress and served from December 2, 1844, to September 1, 1846, when he resigned; moved to Montgomery, Ala., in 1846; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1848, 1856, and 1860; member of the State constitutional convention which convened in Montgomery January 7, 1861; appointed chairman of the commission sent to Europe in 1861 to present the Confederate cause to the Governments of England and France; elected to the first Confederate States Senate February 21, 1862; died at his plantation home, near Mongtomery, Ala., July 26, 1863; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.
His father was Benjamin Cudworth Yancey and his mother was Caroline Bird.
William Lowndes Yancey married Sarah Carolina Earle on 13 Aug 1835 Greenville, SC.
They had the following children:
Benjamin Cunningham Yancey, born 30 Jul 1836 at Greenville, Greenville, SC.
Mary Elizabeth Yancey, born 19 Jun 1839 at Cahawba, Dallas, SC
Ella Bird Yancey, born 10 Jan 1843 at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL
William Earle Yancey, born 4 Nov 1843 at Wetumpka, Elmore, AL
Ellen Yancey, born ABT 1845 at Trigg, KY
Dalton Huger Yancey, born 13 Feb 1845 at Greenville, Greenville, SC
Goodloe Harper Yancey, born 9 Jul 1848 at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL
Mark Harden BlandfordBorn in Warren County, Ga., July 13, 1826.
Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Georgia in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1872. Wounded during the Civil War, at McDowell, Va., and lost an arm. Died in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., January 31, 1902. Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Ga.
He appears to be the same Tomlinson Fort who authored "Dissertation on the Practice of Medicine" (1848 edition). This text is available in various United States Libraries.
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