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This Day in Georgia History

September 15, 1744

Oglethorpe Married

James Oglethorpe and Elizabeth Wright were married in Westminster Abbey in London. After the ceremony, they left for Westbrook Manor, the Oglethorpe family home in Godalming, a small Surrey County town about 35 miles southwest of London.

To view a publication on James Oglethorpe, see the Digital Library of Georgia.
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Source: Collection of Ed Jackson