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George Rockingham Gilmer
Birth: Apr. 11, 1790
Lexington
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1859
Lexington
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA

US Congressman, US Governor. Elected to represent Georgia in the United States House of Representatives as At-Large, serving from 1821 to 1823, 1827-1829, and 1833 to 1835. Also served as the Governor of Georgia from 1829 to 1831, and 1837 to 1839. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Meriwether Gilmer (1763 - 1817)
  Elizabeth Lewis Gilmer (1765 - 1855)
 
 Siblings:
  Peachy Ridgeway Gilmer (1784 - 1861)*
  Mary Meriwether Gilmer Powers (1786 - 1856)*
  Thomas Lewis Gilmer (1788 - 1867)*
  George Rockingham Gilmer (1790 - 1859)
  John Gilmer (1792 - 1860)*
  Eliza Lewis Gilmer (1802 - 1813)*
  Edward Hamden Gilmer (1809 - 1816)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Lexington
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 24, 2003
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George R. Gilmer served two terms as the governor of Georgia, first from 1829 to 1831, and again from 1837 to 1839. Relations with the Cherokees following the discovery of gold in north Georgia dominated his first term, while skirmishes with Seminoles in ...(Read more)
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