Ellis, Henry, 1721-1806

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Governor of Georgia, 1757-1760.

From the description of Warrant, 1759 Dec. 4, to Henry Yonge and William De Brahm. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610693

Henry Ellis (1721-1806), hydrographer and explorer, was the second royal governor of Georgia. Born in Ireland, he came to Savannah in 1757. Due to poor health, Ellis left Georgia in 1760. He returned to England and died in Naples, Italy, in 1806.

From the description of Henry Ellis papers, 1757-1760. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 77006975

From the description of Henry Ellis instructions, 1759. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 45496849

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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith De Brahm, John Gerar William, 1717-ca. 1799. person
associatedWith De Brahn, John Gerar Wiliam, 1717-ca. 1799. person
associatedWith Falconer, William, 1732-1769. person
associatedWith Ford, Thomas, fl. 1759. person
associatedWith Georgia. Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Musgrove, Mary, 1700-1765. person
associatedWith Owens, George Welshman, 1786-1856. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Yonge, Henry. person
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Georgia--Saint Catherines Island
Saint Catherines Island (Ga.)
Creek Nation
Creek Indians
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Real property


Birth 1721

Death 1806-01-21




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