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Baker County Twin Sisters

My Great Grandmother was Mary McGregor Nesbitt

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Mrs.S.M.Mayo, left, of Waycross, and Mrs.Mary Nesbitt, right, of Albany, 86 year-old twin sisters. These South Georgia twins are among the oldest on record. Mrs.Mayo lives with her son, George Mayo, in Waycross, and Mrs.Nesbitt, with daughters in Albany. Mrs.Mayo has four living children. George Mayo, of Waycross, McGregor Mayo,Sr. of Waycross, Mrs.E. Ross Jordan, of Macon and Mrs.Charles Livingston, of Albany. Mrs. Nesbitt has eight living children. They are natives of Newton, Ga , in Baker County.
(Courtesy Of Waycross Journal-Herald)

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THE OLD NESBITT HOME PLACE IN BAKER COUNTY, located a short distance from Newton, was built by slaves belonging to Major Thomas Nesbitt. During the War Between the states, Major Nesbitt organized his own company, known as Nesbitt Volunteers. Major Nesbitt was the father of Capt.James Whitehead Nesbitt, husband of Miss Mary McGregor. When but 16 years of age, he organized the 7th Georgia calvary and took part in the war then raging.

The historical home, built of massive hand-hewed timbers, is still in a wonderful state of preservation. It is located on what is known as the Davis place and was occupied for several years by Mr. and Mrs.H.E.Davis, now of Albany. One of their two sons was born here. The home today is occupied by the Musgrove family.

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Old Thomas Nesbitt Home
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From family history lore, Our Ancestor
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TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN NISBET OF HARDHILL, WHO SUFFERED MARTYRDOM AT THE GRASSMARKET, EDINBURGH, 4TH DECEMBER 1685. ANIMATED BY A SPIRIT TO WHICH GENUINE RELIGION ALONE COULD GIVE BIRTH, THE PURE FLAME OF CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ALONE COULD KEEP ALIVE, HE MANFULLY STRUGGLED FOR A SERIES OF YEARS TO STEM THE TIDE OF NATIONAL DEGENEARCY, AND LIBERATE HS COUNTRY FROM THE TYRANNICAL AGGRESSIONS OF THE PERJURED HOUSE OF STUART. HIS CONDUCT IN ARMS AT PENTLAND, DRUMCLOG, AND BOTHWELL BRIDGE, IN OPPOSITION OF PRELATIC ENCROACHMENTS AND IN DEFENCE OF SCOTLAND'S COVENANTED REFORMATION, IS RECORDED IN THE ANNALS OF THOSE OPPRESSIVE TIMES. HIS REMAINS LIE AT EDINBURGH, BUT THE INHABITANTS OF HIS NATIVE PARISH AND FRIENDS TO THE CAUSE FOR WHICH BE FOUGHT AND DIED, HAVE CAUSED THIS STONE TO BE ERECTED.
(From a stone erected in his memory)

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