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John Williston Talbot
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1735
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1798
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA

In 1788, Sir John Talbot gave the two acres of land used for the Smyrna Presbyterian Church and burial ground. The acreage was taken from his vast estate. He was a descendant of the Earl of Shrewsbury and the father of Matthew Talbot, who later became the governor of Georgia. Sir John was also the ancestor of W. H. T. Walker, Confederate General killed in the Battle of Atlanta. 
 
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 Children:
  Thomas Talbot (____ - 1853)*
  Matthew Talbot (1767 - 1827)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery
Washington
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jim Fullilove
Record added: Dec 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17214171
John Williston Talbot
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John Williston Talbot
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John Williston Talbot
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My 6th great-granduncle
- Anna 823
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Georgia Girl
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
Sir John Talbot was John Williston Talbot born in 1735 married Sarah Anthony, father of John Williston II,Matthew (Gov. of Georgia) ,Phoebe,Thomas, Elizabeth and Mary.
- patsy (mann)holtz
 Added: Apr. 11, 2012
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