States: Georgia: Elbert
Oglethorpe founded Georgia in 1733. Wilkes County was created on 5 Feb 1777 from the Cherokee Indian cession of 20 May 1733 and as an original County previously organized in 1758 as the Parish of St. Paul. Franklin County was created on 25 Feb 1784 from the Cherokee cession of 31 May 1783 and 1 Nov 1783, Franklin also being an original County of Georgia. Elbert Co. was created on 10 Dec 1790 from the original County of Wilkes.
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