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Elizabeth Tyndall (1715 - 1796)

"Betty (Gilbert) Mears Lyndall"

Daughter of Robert & Margaret Gilbert. She Migrated from England with the Oglethorp Colony in 1735. Husband was lost at sea. She continued on with her son John and went to Georgia with Quakers. Eliza...

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William Mears (1710 - 1739)

William Mears was born in England in 1710. He came to America with Mr. Olethorp in 1735. He was lost at sea and left his widow, Elizabeth Gilbert and their son, John. The widow married Benjamin Tyudall...

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First Jewish Child Born in Savannah, Georgia.

4/6/2012 4/6/2012

Hernando de Soto (c.1496/1497–1542) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who, while leading the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States, was the fi...

8/9/2008 10/28/2011

Jacob Matthews (b. - 1742)

Jacob Matthews ... had been an indentured servant [of Mary Musgrove's late husband John Musgrove]. Jacob was a colorful figure known as a critic of English authority, a successful planter, and a heavy ...

3/3/2011 3/4/2011

John Musgrove, Jr., Indian Trader MP (1695 - 1735)

"Johnny Musgrove"

John Musgrove Jr. was born in South Carolina around 1695 and died at "Cowpen Plantation," north of Savannah, Georgia on 12 June 1735, of a fever (probably malaria). " ... a well-educated member of the ...

3/3/2011 3/4/2011

Coosaponakesee (Mary Musgrove) MP (c.1700 - c.1767)

"Mary Bosomworth", "Cousaponokeesa", "Consaponaheeso", "Mary Matthews"

Mary Musgrove Bosomworth (ca. 1700- ca. 1767), sometimes called the Empress of the Creek Nation , [fn1] played a vital role in the founding of Georgia in colonial America. The daughter of a Creek India...

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Adam Bosomworth (c.1700 - d.)

agent for Indian affairs in Carolina. Links

3/3/2011 3/4/2011

Thomas Bosomworth (c.1700 - d.)

Brief Biography BOSOMWORTH, Thomas, clergyman. He came to America with General Oglethorpe's regiment of Highlanders in 1736. About 1749 he married Mary Musgrove, or Mathews, a woman of the Creek nati...

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