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John Moultrie

John Moultrie, American physician, colonial official. member James Grant’s council on East Florida, 1764.

Background

  • Moultrie, John was born on January 18, 1729 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Doctor John and Lucretia (Cooper) Moultrie.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Edinburgh (Scotland), 1749.

    Career

    • Major in militia, 1761. Served in campaign against Cherokees. Member James Grant’s council on East Florida, 1764.

      Lieutenant governor East Florida, 1771. Loyalist, went to England, 1784.

    Membership

    Member James Grant’s council on East Florida, 1764.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy (Dry) Morton, April.; married second, Eleanor Austin, January 5, 1762.
    • father: Doctor John Moultrie
    • mother: Lucretia (Cooper) Moultrie
    • spouses: Dorothy
    • Eleanor Austin
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    Died March 19, 1798
    (aged 69)
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