Noble Jones

Male, Deceased Person

1702 – 1775

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Who was Noble Jones?

Noble Jones, an English carpenter, originally born in Herefordshire, was one of the first settlers of the Province of Georgia and one of its leading officials. As part of Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe's 42nd Regiment of Foot, he commanded Georgia's Northern Company of Marines during the War of Jenkins' Ear. He was the father of Noble Wimberly Jones, a physician and prominent leader of the Georgia patriots during the American Revolution.

Noble Jones established the Wormsloe Plantation eight miles from Savannah in the late 1730s. Most of the plantation is now open to the public a state historic site.

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Born
1702
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Died
Nov 2, 1775

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on July 23, 2013

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