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Re: Help -- Charlie Mitchell in 1880
In Response To: Re: Help -- Charlie Mitchell in 1880 ()
Margaret Mitchell’s grandfather, Philip Fitzgerald was an early settler in Jonesboro making his home just south of Jonesboro. He was the richest planter in Clayton County before the War. Mr. Fitizgerald immigrated to American from Ireland, he was said to "not be a handsome man but a man whose face showed a good deal of character and strength". (He died in 1880) His daughter, Annie, was Margaret Mitchell’s grandmother.