Alpharetta & Old Milton County Historical Society
Henry W. Paris

Henry W. Paris (1818-1880) was elected Milton County sheriff  in 1860. He was elected captain of Company C, 42nd Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Army on July 22, 1862. He was captured at Vicksburg on July 3, 1863.

George D. Rucker

George D. Rucker was owner and editor of the Alpharetta Free Press and Superintendent of Milton County Schools. With him is grandson George Maddox.

George Wills, Sr. George Wills, Sr. and Q. A. Wills in front of the Wills home on Marietta Street. Both served as mayor of Alpharetta. Wills park is named in honor of this family.
W. W. Mosteller

Seated are W. W. Mosteller and his wife Martha Rucker Mosteller. Behind them is daughter Lena Mosteller Goswick. W. W. Mosteller served as Milton County Ordinary.

William E. Spence

William E. Spence was Milton County’s last Clerk of the Superior Court and served two terms as mayor of Alpharetta. He also served as director of the Georgia State Patrol and director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

O. C. Shirley

O. C. Shirley served three terms as mayor of Alpharetta and four terms as Milton County ordinary.

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Mansell House and Gardens
1835 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
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