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Ship Ann (Georgia)

 

The 112 individuals listed below made up the first forty families to arrive in Georgia with General James Oglethorpe. These settlers left England, sailing from Gravesend on the ship Ann, on November 17, 1732. They arrived in Charleston, South Carolina on January 13, 1733 and set sail for Georgia one week later. January 31, 1733, they stepped for the first time onto Georgia soil. (This was on a barrier island, they stepped ashore in Savannah, 12 February, 1733).

Georgia was a frontier and living conditions were difficult. The majority of the first 40 families were towns people from England without knowledge of farming or other subsistence living crafts. With their lack of basic survival skills combined with a wilderness setting, probable salt poisoning from their water, diseases borne by insects and created by lack of sanitary measures, it's no wonder that the death rate was alarmingly high. Many of the descendents of these first 112 settlers still live in Georgia. Some of the families were located south of Savannah to present day Camden County and Glynn County to colonize and to man the fortifications established by Oglethorpe.

This list gives the name of each colonist, age upon embarking on the ship Ann, occupation and/or family connection, official position in Georgia, and status 21 years later.

Source: Georgia Journeys, Being on Account of the Lives of Georgia's Original Settlers and Many Other Early Settlers from the Founding of the Colony in 1732 until the Institution of Royal Government in 1754. By Sarah B. Govern Temple and Kenneth Coleman, The University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia 1961, Appendix, pages 254-256.

Name- Age-Occupation/Family Connection-Official Position in Georgia-Disposition by 1754

Amatis, Paul none listed Italian Silk Man Gardner & Silk Care Dead, Dec 1736

Bowling, Timothy, 38, Potash Maker, none listed, Dead, Nov 5, 1733

Calvert, Mary, 42, Wife of William, none listed, Dead, July 4, 1733

Calvert, William, 44, Trader in Goods, none listed, No record after 1738

Cameron, John Richard, 35, Servant to Francis Scott, none listed, Removed to South Carolina

Cannon, Clementine, 3, Daughter to Richard, none listed, Allegedly murdered

Cannon, James, 7 months, son to Richard, none listed, died on the Ann, Nov 26, 1732

Cannon, Marmaduke, 9, son to Richard, none listed, No record after 1741

Cannon, Mary 33, wife to Richard, none listed, Dead, July 22, 1733

Cannon, Richard, 36, Caldendar and Carpenter, none listed, dead 1735

Carwell, James, 35, peruke (wig) Maker, none listed, No record after 1741

Carwell, Margaret, 32, wife of James, n/l, Dead Sept. 7 1733

Causton, Thomas, 40, Calico Printer, Bailiff, Public Storekeeper, Dead 1746

Christie, Thomas, 32, Merchant, Bailiff, Recorder, Removed to South Carolina

Clark, Charles, 11, son to Robert, n/l, Dead, no date

Clark, James, 9 months, son to Robert, n/l, Dead on Ann, Dec 22, 1732

Clark, John, 4, Son to Robert, n/l, No record after 1740

Clark, Judith, 24, wife to Robert, n/l, Pehaps in Georgia, may have remarried

Clark, Peter, 3, son to Robert, n/l, No record after 1740

Clark, Robert, 37, Tailor, n/l, Dead, April 18, 1734

Close, Ann, 2, Daughter to Henry, n/l, Dead, April 2, 1734

Close, Hanna, 32, Wife to Henry, n/l, Returned to Scotland, May 1740

Close, Henry, 42, Clothworker, n/l, Dead Dec 14, 1733

Coles, Anna, 32, Wife to Joseph, n/l, Still in Georgia

Coles, Anna, 13, Daughter to Joseph, n/l, Still in Georgia

Coles, Joseph, 28, Miller and Baker, n/l, Dead, Mar 4, 1734/5

Cooper, Joseph, 34, Writer, n/l, Dead, March 29 1735

Cormock, Mary, 11, Servant to Noble Jones, n/l, No record

Cox, Eunice, 3, Daughter to William, n/l, Returned to England 1734

Cox, Frances, 35, Wife to William,. n/l, Returned to England 1734

Cox, William, 41, Surgeon, n/l, Dead, April 6 1733

Ellis, Thomas, 17, Servant to Noble Jones, n/l, No Record after 1738

Fitzwater, Joseph, 31, Gardner, Constable, Public Gardner, Dead, Oct. 18, 1742

Fox, Walter, 35, Turner, Port Gunner, Tything man, Dead, Dec. 30 1741

Goddard, Elizabeth, 42, Wife of James, n/l, Dead July 28 1733

Goddard, Elizabeth, 5, Daughter to James, n/l, No record after 1735

Goddard, James, 35, Carpenter and joiner, n/l, Dead July 1733

Gordon, Katherine, 28, Wife to Peter, n/l. Returned to England

Gordon, Peter, 34, Upholsterer, Bailiff, Returned to England April 1738

Geady, John, 22, farmer, n/l, apparently removed to South Carolina

Greenfield, Charles, 16, Nephew to William Calvert, n/l, No record after 1738

Greenfield, Sarah, 16, Niece to William Calvert, n/l, Apparently removed to South Carolina

Greenfield, William, 19, Nephew to William Calvert, n/l, No record after 1738

Hicks, Mary, n/l, Servant to Richard Cannon, n/l, No record after 1733

Hodges, Elizabeth, 16, Daughter to Richard, n/l, Dead, August 4, 1735

Hodges, Mary, 42, Wife to Richard, n/l, Dead, apparently still in Georgia

Hodges, Mary, 18, Daughter to Richard, n/l, Dead, March 24, 1738

Hodges, Richard, 50, Basketmaker, Bailiff, Dead, July 20, 1735

Hodges, Sarah, 5, Daughter to Richard, n/l, Apparently still in Georgia

Hughes, Elizabeth, 22, Wife to Joseph, n/l, Dead, June 5, 1740

Hughes, Joseph, 28, Cider Trade, Understands writing and accounts, Storekeeper to Trust, Dead, Sept 30, 1733

Johnson, Robert, 17, Servant to Thomas Christie, n/l, Dead, July 23, 1734

Jones, Mary, 3, Daughter to Noble, n/l, In Georgia

Jones, Noble, 32, Carpenter, Surveyor, Constable, Guard Boat Commander, Register, Capt. of Militia, In Georgia.

Jones, Noble W., 10, Son to Noble, n/l, In Georgia

Jones, Sarah, 32, Wife to Noble, n/l, Probably Dead in 1752

Little, Elizabeth, 31, Wife to William, n/l, Dead, Sept. 26, 1733

Little, William, 31, Understands Flax and Hemp, n/l, Dead July 12, 1733

Little, William, 2, Son to William, n/l, In Georgia

Lloyd, Henry, 21, Servant to William Cox, n/l, Dead July 25, 1733

Mackay, John, 25, Servant to Joseph Stanley, n/l, Dead June 2, 1734

Milledge, Elizabeth, 40, Wife to Thomas, n/l, Dead June 1734

Milledge, Frances, 5, Daughter to Thomas, n/l, Probably in Georgia

Milledge, James, 2, Son of Thomas, n/l, Dead, Nov. 4, 1734

Milledge, John, 11, Son of Thomas, Tythingman, Commander at Fort Argyle, Still in Georgia

Milledge, Richard, 8, Son of Thomas, n/l, No record after 1740

Mugridge, Francis, 39, Sawyer, n/l, Dead July 10 1733

Muir, Ellen, 38 Wife to James, n/l, Dead July 10, 1933

Muir, James, 28, Peruke Maker, n/l, to South Carolina 1739 died there

Muir, John, 2, Son to James, n/l, to South Carolina

Overend, Joshua, 40, Mercer, n/l, Dead June 1733

Parker, Jane, 36, Wife to Samuel, n/l, Dead 1742

Parker, Samuel, 33, Heelmaker, understands carpentering, Constable, Dead July 20, 1733

Parker, Samuel, Jr., 16, Son to Samuel, Blacksmith, Dead, 1741

Parker, Thomas, 9, Son to Samuel, n/l, In Georgia

Penrose, Eliabeth, 46, wife to John, n/l, In Georgia

Penrose, John, 35, Husbandman, Pilot at Tybee, In Georgia

Pratt, Thomas, 21, n/l, n/l, Returned to England April 1735

Sammes, John, 42, Cordwainer, n/l, Dead August 21, 1733

Satchfield, Elizabeth, 24, Servant to James Muir, n/l, No record

Scott, Francis, 40, Reducer, military officer, n/l, Dead, Jan 2, 1734

Stanley, Elizabeth, 35, Wife to Joseph, Public Midwife, To England Oct. 1736

Stanley, Joseph, 41, Stockingman, can draw and reel silk, Sexton, Still in Georgia

Symes, Ann, 21, Daughter to George, n/l, Dead 1739

Symes, George, 55, Apothecary, Magistrate, Dead by 1740

Symes, Sarah, 52, Wife to George, n/l, Dead July 21 1733

Thibaut, Daniel, 50, Understands vines, n/l, Dead, Oct. 24, 1733

Thibaut, Diana, 7, Daughter to Daniel, n/l, Dead no date

Thibaut, James, 12, Son to Daniel, n/l, In Georgia

Thibaut, Mary, 40, Wife to Daniel, n/l, In Georgia

Wallis, Elizabeth, 27, Wife to John, n/l, Dead March 30, 1737 in England

Warren, Elizabeth, 27, wife to John, n/l, Dead March 30, 1737 in England

Warren, Georgius Mrinus, 3 weeks, n/l, n/l, No record, apparently dead

Warrern, John, 34, Flax & Hemp Dresser, n/l, Dead, Aug. 11, 1733

Warren, John, 2, Son to John, n/l, Dead June 12, 1733

Warren, Richard, 4, Son to John, n/l, In Georgia

Warren, William, 6, Son to John, n/l, Dead Sept. 5, 1733

Waterland, William, 44, Mercer, Bailiff, Removed to South Carolina, 1734

Wellen, Elias Ann, 18, Servant to Joseph Coles, n/l, Returned to England

West, Elizabeth, 33, Wife to John, n/l, Dead July 1, 1733

West, John, 33, Smith, Bailiff, Dead, 1739

West, Richard, 5, Son to John, n/l, Dead, July 31, 1733

Wilson, James, 21, Sawyer, n/l, No record after 1740

Wright, Elizabeth, 11, Daughter to John, n/l, Dead, May 8, 1743

Wright, John, 33, Vintner, n/l, Dead Dec. 1737

Wright, John Norton, 13, Son to John, Tythingman, jailor, messenger to President and assistants, No record after 1742

Wright, Penelope, 33, Wife to John, Wharfinger, In Georgia

Young, Thomas, 45, Wheelwright, n/l, Dead by 1750

This completes the list of passengers arriving on the Ship Ann in Savannah, 12 Feburary, 1733.