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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The First White Settler to Macon County, Georgia

The First White Settler to Macon County, Georgia

Colonel John Barnard was the son of Sir John Barnard, an English Baronet, Lord Mayor of London. He was married in London and migrated to Georgia where he settled on a land grant located on Wilmington Island. His son, Timothy Barnard, married an Euchee Indian woman and was the first white settler to Macon County and established "Barnard's Settlement" on the Flint River. 

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