Thomas P. Carnes
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Thomas Petters Carnes (born in Bladensburg, Prince County, Maryland 1762 – died Milledgeville, GA, May 5, 1822) served as a colonel in the Maryland Line during the American Revolution and received bounty land in Franklin County, GA for his service. He was an American lawyer and politician from Franklin County, Georgia. He served in the Georgia House of Representatives at Milledgeville, Georgia, as a state court judge, and represented Georgia in the United States House of Representatives from 1793 until 1795. Carnesville, Georgia is his namesake. Although he considered Athens, Clarke County (created from Franklin County) his home, he died in Milledgeville, Georgia while there and is buried at Memory Hill Cemetery in Milledgeville.
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's at-large congressional district
March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
- Thomas P. Carnes at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Thomas P. Carnes' biographic sketch at Find A Grave
- Georgia.gov history of Carnesville, Georgia
- Georgia Journal (May 7, 1822) obituary.
- Will of Thomas Petters Carnes written 1816, probated Clarke County, GA.
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