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Morgan County

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Morgan County

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  • Madison Madison Cemetery

    Madison Cemetery
    Madison, Morgan County, Georgia
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joshua Hill (1812-1891) — of Madison, Morgan County, Ga. Born in Abbeville, Abbeville County, S.C., January 10, 1812. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1857-61; resigned 1861; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1869-73. Slaveowner. Died in Madison, Morgan County, Ga., March 6, 1891 (age 79 years, 55 days). Interment at Madison Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Nathaniel Greene Foster (1809-1869) — of Madison, Morgan County, Ga. Born near Madison, Morgan County, Ga., August 25, 1809. Lawyer; solicitor general, Okmulgee circuit, 1838-40; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1840; member of Georgia state senate, 1841-43, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1855-57; pastor; circuit judge in Georgia, 1867-68. Baptist. Slaveowner. Died in Madison, Morgan County, Ga., October 19, 1869 (age 60 years, 55 days). Interment at Madison Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Nathaniel Greene
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Foster (1757-1840) and Hannah (Johnson) Foster (1775-1856); married 1838 to Ann Heard Saffold (1819-1848); married 1849 to Margaret Elizabeth Vinson (1830-1905); uncle of Albert Gallatin Foster Jr. (c.1870-c.1949).
      Epitaph: He was an affectionate Husband and Father, an humble Christian, a good minister of Jesus Christ, and after many months of suffering breathed his last, "like one who wraps the drapery of his couch about him, and lies down to pleasant dreams."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial

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