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George Wymberley Jones DeRenne
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1827
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1880
Chatham County
Georgia, USA

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

Three children:

Wymberley Jones DeRenne
Letiltia DeRenne
Kentwyn 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 ( ;
- Bragg's 1999 "De Renne: Three Generations of a Georgia Family," etc.

Contributed by Find-a-Graver, cos1776

Family links: 
  George Jones (1766 - 1838)
  Mary DeRenne (1835 - 1887)
  Wymberley Jones De Renne (1853 - 1916)*
  Letitia Jones (1823 - 1843)*
  George Wymberley Jones DeRenne (1827 - 1880)
*Calculated relationship
Bonaventure Cemetery
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Dec 21, 2011
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George Wymberley Jones DeRenne
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