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John Jones Gresham
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1812
Death: Oct. 16, 1891

Born in Burke County, GA and died in Baltimore, MD. After graduation of University of GA in 1833, he studied law under William T. Gould of Augusta, GA. He was admitted to the Bar at Waynesboro, GA in November of 1834. In February of 1836, He moved to Macon where he practiced law and served two terms as the Mayor of Macon in 1843 and 1847. He was later appointed Judge of the Interior Court. After the Civil War, he served in the State Senate. Gresham was a member of the board of trustees of the University of Georgia and a member of the board of directors of the Theological Seminary at Columbia, SC. Gresham married Mary E. Baxter, daughter of Thomas W. Baxter of Athens, GA on 25 May 1843. 
Family links: 
  Mary Baxter Gresham (1822 - 1889)*
  Edmund Gresham (1845 - 1846)*
  Leroy Wiley Gresham (1847 - 1865)*
  Mary Jones Gresham Machen (1849 - 1931)*
  Edward Tracy Gresham (1851 - 1853)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 19, 2003
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John Jones Gresham
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John Jones Gresham
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John Jones Gresham
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