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John Moultrie

physician , colonial official

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