|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1827|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 1880|
Originally named George Frederick Tilghman Jones, but legally changed his name to George Wymberly Jones DeRenne. Reason being there were so many George Jones within his family unit he wished to be able to distinguish himself from them with the name change for mail purposes, etc.
Born and died in Savannah, Georgia
Parents: George (Link # 7440904) and his 3rd wife Eliza (Smith) Jones
One full sister, Letitia Jones
Married Mary Wallace Nuttall
Wymberley Jones DeRenne
Was a very scholarly intelligent man who put together a huge library, lots of which were books dealing with the history of Georgia. He was of the Jones family of Wormley Plantation.
Contributed by Find-a-Graver, charlott jones
GWJ De Renne was born in Philadelphia, PA - his mother's hometown.
Sources of this information include:
- Harden's 1919 "A History of Savannah and south Georgia" ;
- UGA's "This Day in Georgia History" website (http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/thisday/gahistory/07/19/george-wimberly-jones-derenne-born) ;
- Bragg's 1999 "De Renne: Three Generations of a Georgia Family," etc.
Contributed by Find-a-Graver, cos1776
George Jones (1766 - 1838)
Mary DeRenne (1835 - 1887)
Wymberley Jones De Renne (1853 - 1916)*
Letitia Jones (1823 - 1843)*
George Wymberley Jones DeRenne (1827 - 1880)
Created by: nu2ga
Record added: Dec 21, 2011
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