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John Giles, Jr.

February 4, 2012

John Giles, Jr. (1788-1871) was a Georgia schoolteacher, and my ancestor. Two pages from his notes, circa 1806-1836:

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Plus: an old typewriter, and the central piece of a cotton gin, for separating the cotton from the boll.

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And: Sawblades from the sawmill.

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From Jonesboro,
Kieran

At the Terrell property, on Terrell Lake, Jonesboro, GA. (My mom is a Terrell.)

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