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John Twiggs
Birth: Jun. 5, 1750
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1816
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

American Revolutionary War General. At the start of the Revolution, he was a Captian in the Georgia Militia and was later promoted to Colonel. Promoted Brigadier General in August 1781, he fought in the Georgia Campagin and was wounded at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina. In September 1791, he was promoted Major General and continued to serve in the military after the Revolution. He was also appointed Justice of the Peace for Burke County, Georgia 1782 and as a member of the State Senate in 1791. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth Emanuel Twiggs (1755 - 1827)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Twiggs Greenwood (1784 - 1856)*
  George L. Twiggs (1789 - 1853)*
  David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 - 1862)*
  Levi Twiggs (1793 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Twiggs Cemetery
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 07, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9887
John Twiggs
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John Twiggs
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The portrait displayed as an accompaniment to the memorial to General Twiggs is actually that of his fellow Patriot, Colonel William Few, who was one of two signers of the U.S. Constitution from Georgia. This erroneous use of Colonel Few's portrait as an...(Read more)
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