Jordans in Georgia in 1820
Montgomery County (1793)
Montgomery County, the 18th county formed in Georgia, was created Dec. 19, 1793 out of Washington County and originally contained all of Wheeler and Tattnall and parts of Truetlen, Toombs, Emanuel and Dodge Counties.  It was named for Maj. Gen. Richard Montgomery (1736 - 1775) "an early martyr to the call of liberty". Commanding an expedition to Canada in 1775, he was killed at the Siege of Quebec.