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Samuel Elbert
December 0, 1740 Samuel Elbert born, Savannah, Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  Samuel Elbert
June 22, 1775 Council of Safety established to make decisions when the provincial congress is not seated. Its leader (William Ewen) serves as Georgia's executive. Other members are: Seth John Cuthbert, Joseph Habersham, Edward Telfair, William LeConte, Basil Cowper, Joseph Clay, George Walton, John Glenn, Samuel Elbert, William Young, Elisha Butler, George Houston, John Smith, Francis H. Harris and John Morel
  George Walton
  Samuel Elbert
May 1, 1777 Overshadowed by the McIntosh-Gwinnett feud, Elbert departs from Sunbury heading south to the Georgia-Florida border
  Samuel Elbert
  Second Florida Expedition
  Button Gwinnett
May 12, 1777 Florida Rangers rout Georgians waiting to meet Samuel Elbert on the Florida side of the St. Mary River
  Samuel Elbert
  Second Florida Expedition
October 10, 1777 Lachlan McIntosh leaves Georgia to report to Continental Army Commander George Washington. Colonel Samuel Elbert takes command of the Georgia brigade
  Samuel Elbert
  Lachlan McIntosh
January 6, 1785 Samuel Elbert begins term as governor
  Samuel Elbert
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
November 1, 1788 Samuel Elbert dies, Savannah, Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  Samuel Elbert
December 10, 1790 Elbert County created
  Samuel Elbert
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Elbert County, Georgia






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