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Glascock County Historical Markers

Glascock County


  • Source: Keith Hair
  • Marker: Glascock County
  • Location: Glascock County Courthouse, Gibson

GLASCOCK COUNTY

This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 19, 1857, is named for Gen. Thomas Glascock who served in the War of 1812 and the Seminole War. He was a Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives and a Member of Congress from 1835 to ‘39. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff Augustus C. Reece, Ordinary Francis M. Kelly, Clerk of Superior Court Richard Walden, Clerk of Inferior Court Daniel Glover, Tax Receiver Abraham Brassell, Tax Collector Tobias Logue, Surveyor Seaborn Kitchens and Coroner Seaborn Glover.

062-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954