Zubly family land grant
New Search | Return to Search Results | View/Save/Print PDF

Zubly family land grant

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
Title: Zubly family land grant
Dates: 1789
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0891

Biographical/Historical Note

Helena (Helen), John Joachim Jr., and Elizabeth Zubly were the children of David Zubly, Jr., and the grandchildren of the Rev. John J. Zubly. Because of their Loyalist convictions, the family moved from Georgia to the Bahamas after the Revolutionary War. Helena returned to Savannah and married Archibald Smith.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant for a tract on Cat Island in the Bahamas, granted to Helena, John Joachim, Jr., and Elizabeth Zubly. The 1789 grant has a plat attached. The grant came from King George III of Great Britain, as the Bahamas became a British crown colony in 1718.

Index Terms

Cat Island (Bahamas)
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
Land grants.
Plats (maps)
Zubly family.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Zubly family land grant, MS 891, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Grant of a tract of land on Cat Island, Bahamas Islands, to Helena, John Joachim, Jr., and Elizabeth Zubly, 1789 March 3 ( 2.0 p. )
Certification with plat attached.