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City of Colquitt
December 27, 1799 Walter Terry (W. T.) Colquitt is born, Halifax, Virginia
  W. T. Colquitt
  City of Colquitt
May 7, 1855 Walter Terry (W. T.) Colquitt dies on a trip from Columbus to Macon. He is 56.
  City of Macon, Georgia
  W. T. Colquitt
  City of Colquitt
December 19, 1860 City of Colquitt chartered
  City of Colquitt
January 6, 1873 Fire destroys the courthouse in Miller County (Colquitt, GA), including all early records of the county
  City of Colquitt
July 26, 1889 City of Colquitt incorporated.
  City of Colquitt
July 20, 1902 Fire sweeps Colquitt (Miller County)
  City of Colquitt
  Fire Destroys Colquitt, Georgia
January 1, 1904 New courthouse opens for Miller County (Colquitt, GA)
  City of Colquitt
October 9, 1904 Miller County Courthouse (Colquitt, GA) destroyed by fire, apparently set on purpose.
  City of Colquitt


Named for W. T. Colquitt, this city is the county seat of Miller County.




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