People from Harris County, Georgia

Posted Nov 4, 2009
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  1. David Patillo White

    David Patillo White


    David Patillo White (1828-1903) was a shape note singing teacher, composer, and a co-issuer, with his father, of the 1870 Sacred Harp. He was the second child of Benjamin Franklin White and Thurza Melvina Golightly, whose other children were William Decatur, Robert H., Mary Caroline, Nancy Ogburn, Thurza Melvina, Benjamin Franklin, Jr., James Landrum, and Martha America.

  2. Blind Tom Wiggins

    Blind Tom Wiggins


    Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins (May 25, 1849 – June 14, 1908, age 59) was an African American musical prodigy on the piano. He had numerous original compositions published and had a lengthy and largely successful performing career throughout the United States. During the 19th century, he was one of the best-known American performing pianists. Although he lived and died before autism was described, he is now regarded as an autistic savant.

  3. Jamie Bishop

    Jamie Bishop


    Christopher James Bishop (November 9, 1971 – April 16, 2007), known as Jamie Bishop, was an instructor of the German language at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, as well as an artist and craftsman. He was among those shot in the Virginia Tech shootings. He was the son of Michael Bishop, an award-winning science fiction author.

  4. Benjamin Franklin White

    Benjamin Franklin White


    Benjamin Franklin White (September 20, 1800 – December 5, 1879) was a shape note "singing master", and compiler of the shape note tunebook known as The Sacred Harp. He was born near Cross Keys in Union County, South Carolina, the twelfth child of Robert and Mildred White.

  5. Jordan Jenkins

    Jordan Jenkins


    Jordan Montae Jenkins (born July 1, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs.

  6. Jim Sivell

    Jim Sivell

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    Ralph James "Happy" Sivell (March 12, 1914 – March 16, 1997) was a professional American football guard in the National Football League (NFL) and the All-America Football Conference (AAFC). He played for the NFL's Brooklyn Dodgers/Tigers (1938–1942, 1944) and New York Giants (1944–1945) and the AAFC's Miami Seahawks (1946).

  7. Pleasant J. Philips

    Pleasant J. Philips


    Pleasant Jackson Philips (July 3, 1819 – October 12, 1876) was an American planter, banker, and soldier. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, noted for his involvement in the 1864 Battle of Griswoldville. After the war he resumed his banking career.

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