Memoirs of Georgia; Containing Historical Accounts of the State's Civil, Military, Industrial and Professional Interests, and Personal Sketches of Many of Its People Volume 2

Memoirs of Georgia; Containing Historical Accounts of the State's Civil, Military, Industrial and Professional Interests, and Personal Sketches of Many of Its People Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... husbandry. For forty-five years he has lived in sight of where he now lives, and small oak trees he planted on his present home place are now large enough for saw-logs. He owns a very large body of land, and besides being extensively engaged in farming, has about 2,000 sheep. During the war Mr. Frazier was detailed to look after government stock. Mr. Frazier has been married twice. He first married Miss Susan Faircloth, Georgia-born, who died in April, 1884 (a member of the Baptist church), leaving six children: Raiford C., merchant and postmaster at Raiford, named for him; Calvin, deceased; John W., near Baconton; William B.; J. D.; and Andrew J., all three near the home place. His second wife was Miss Elizabeth Jassiert, of German descent, born in Greene county, Ga. Mr. Frazier belongs to the democratic party, and is a member of the Baptist church. He is a hard worker and good manager; the largest sheep grower in the county, honorable in everything, and held in the highest esteem. JUDSON L. HAND, planter, merchant and manufacturer, Pelham, Mitchell Co., Ga., son of Columbus W. and Columbia A. (Bower) Hand--natives respectively of Burke and Baldwin counties, Ga.--was born in Houston county, Ga., in 1851. His father early in life settled on a plantation in Houston county and followed farming. In 1856 he moved to Sumter county, where he died in 1880, aged fifty-seven years. His widow, our subject's mother, is still living on the home plantation. He was a very successful planter, a democrat in politics, served as a lieutenant in the late civil war, and was wounded in one of the fights around Macon, Ga. Of the children born to him, five are now living: Mrs. Emma Stewart, living on the old homestead; Judson L., subject of this sketch; Mrs....show more

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  • Paperback | 662 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 33.78mm | 1,165.73g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236670493
  • 9781236670496