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    Gresham Family Biographies - Lewis H. Machen Family Papers - Digital Collections John Jones Gresham (1812-1891) and Mary E. Baxter Gresham (1822-1889) Born in Burke County, Georgia, John Jones Gresham (January 21, 1812-October 16, 1891) attended Waynesboro Academy and Richmond Bath Academy, before graduating from Franklin College in 1833. Franklin College would become the University of Georgia, on whose board of trustees John Gresham later served. After studying law in Augusta, Georgia, Gresham was admitted to...