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Few Jr., William b. June 6, 1748 d. July 16, 1828 US Senator, Signer of Constitution. Born into a small farm family he overcame poverty, limited educational opportunities and family hardships to become one of America's important military and political leaders. His passion for American freedom was fueled when his brother was hanged by Loyalists for his part in a North Carolina frontier uprising organized to protest the heavy taxes being levied by Britain. The family fled to Georgia leaving Few behind to tie up family financial and personal...[Read More] (Bio by: Bigwoo) Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Forsyth, Robert b. 1754 d. January 11, 1794 U.S. Marshal. A captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolution and later a major in the Virginia State Militia, he moved to Richmond County in 1785. President Washington submitted Forsyth's name in 1789 to the U.S. Senate for the position of Marshal of the District of Georgia. The Augusta lawman and civic leader is remembered by history as being the first U.S. Marshal slain in the line of duty. He was also the father of John Forsyth, a Georgia governor and congressman. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA