Samuel and Mary Miller and John and Elizabeth Graves indenture
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Samuel and Mary Miller and John and Elizabeth Graves indenture

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Samuel and Mary Miller and John and Elizabeth Graves indenture
Dates: 1777
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet (1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 2421

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel and Mary Graves were married and resided in Sunbury, Georgia. John and Elizabeth Graves were married and also resided in Sunbury, Georgia. The Graves and Miller couples sold 500 acres of land to Peter Lavien and John Rean on 10 May 1777 in St. Phillip’s Parish, Georgia (now mostly Bryan and Bulloch counties).

Peter Lavien was a half-brother of Alexander Hamilton and had land holdings in Georgia, South Carolina, and St. Croix. He was also the first Jewish settler recorded as having lived in Beaufort, South Carolina.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a two page indenture transferring 500 acres of land in St. Phillip’s Parish, Georgia (now mostly Bryan and Bulloch counties) from Samuel and Mary Miller and John and Elizabeth Graves to Peter Lavien and John Rean on 10 May 1777.


Index Terms

Effingham County (Ga.)
Graves, Elizabeth.
Graves, John.
Indentures.
Lavien, Peter.
Miller, Mary.
Miller, Samuel

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Collection is open for research.