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Gen 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) 
Family links: 
  Ruth Emanuel Twiggs (1755 - 1827)
  Sarah Twiggs Greenwood (1784 - 1856)*
  George L. Twiggs (1789 - 1853)*
  David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 - 1862)*
  Levi Twiggs (1793 - 1847)*
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Twiggs Cemetery
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Jun 07, 2000
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Gen John Twiggs
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