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Find A Grave - Holsey Family (Brightwater) Cemetery
Holsey, Hopkins b. August 25, 1779 d. March 31, 1859 US Congressman. He attended the University of Virginia and Connecticut's Litchfield Law School, and began practicing law in Hamilton, Georgia. Hopkins was active in local government and served in the Georgia House of Representatives. After relocating to Harris County he was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1835 as a Jacksonian, filling the vacancy caused by James C. Terrell's resignation. He was reelected as a Democrat in 1836 and served from 1835 to 1839. After leaving Congress he...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Holsey Family (Brightwater) Cemetery, Butler, Taylor County, Georgia, USA