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The First Settlers of Savannah

There are 115 individual names in 40 families on this list. This list is accurate except where question marks appear.

This list includes ages and occupations or trades where available.

Amatis, Paul, Italian Silk Man Gardner & Silk Care
Bowling, Timothy, 38, Potash Maker
Calvert, William, 44, Trader in Goods
Calvert, Mary, 42, Wife of William
Greenfield, William, 19, Nephew
Greenfield, Charles, 16, Nephew
Greenfield, Sarah, 16, Niece
Cannon, Richard, 36, Carpenter
Cannon, Mary 33, wife to Richard
Cannon, Clementine, 3, Daughter
Cannon, James, 7 months, son, died enroute, 26 Nov. 1732
Cannon, Marmaduke, 9, son
Hicks, Mary, Servant
Carwell, James, 35 Peruke maker
Carwell, Margaret, 32, wife
Causton, Thomas, 40, Calico Printer
Christie, Thomas, 32, Merchant
Johnson, Robert, 17, Servant
Clark, Robert, 37, Tailor
Clark, Judith, 24, wife
Clark, Charles, 11, son
Clark, John, 4, son
Clark, Peter, 3, son
Clark, James, 9 months, son, died on Ann, Dec 22, 1732
Close, Henry, 42, Cloth worker
Close, Hanna, 32, Wife
Close, Ann, 2, Daughter to Henry
Coles, Joseph, 28, Miller and Baker
Coles, Anna, 32, Wife
Coles, Anna, 13, Daughter
Wellen, Elias Ann, 18, Servant
Cooper, Joseph, 34, Writer
Cox, William, 41, Doctor
Cox, Frances, 35, Wife
?Cox, William, 12? Son of William
Cox, Eunice, 3, Daughter
Lloyd, Henry, 21, Servant
Fitzwater, Joseph, 31, Gardner
Fox, Walter, 35, Turner
Goddard, James, 35, Carpenter and joiner
Goddard, Elizabeth, 42, Wife
Goddard, John, 9, Son
Goddard, Elizabeth, 5, Daughter
Gordon, Peter, 34, Upholsterer
Gordon, Katherine, 28, Wife
Gready, John, 22, farmer
Hodges, Richard, 50, Basketmaker
Hodges, Mary, 42, Wife
Hodges, Mary, 18, Daughter
Hodges, Elizabeth, 16, Daughter
Hodges, Sarah, 5, Daughter
Hughes, Joseph, 28, Cider Trade
Hughes, Elizabeth, 22, Wife
Jones, Noble, 32, Carpenter, Surveyor
Jones, Sarah, 32, Wife
Jones, Noble W., 10, Son
Jones, Mary, 3, Daughter
Cormock, Mary, 11, Servant
Ellis, Thomas, 17, Servant
Little or Littel, William, 31, Understands Flax and Hemp
Little or Littel, Elizabeth, 31, Wife
Little or Littel, Mary, 5, Daughter
Little or Littel, William, 2, Son
Milledge, Thomas
Milledge, Elizabeth, 40, Wife
Milledge, John, 11, Son
Milledge, Sarah, 9, Daughter
Milledge, Richard, 8, Son
Milledge, Frances, 5, Daughter
Milledge, James, 2, Son
Mugridge, Francis, 39, Sawyer
Muir, James, 28, Peruke Maker
Muir, Ellen, 38 Wife
Muir, John, 2, Son
Satchfield, Elizabeth, 24, Servant
Overend, Joshua, 40, Mercer
Parker, Samuel, 33, Heelmaker
Parker, Jane, 36, Wife
Parker, Samuel, Jr., 16, Son
Parker, Thomas, 9, Son
Penrose, John, 35, Husbandman, Pilot at Tybee, Georgia
Penrose, Elizabeth, 46, wife
Pratt, Thomas, 21
Sammes, John, 42, Cordwainer
Scott, Francis, 40, Military
Cameron, John Richard, 35, Servant
Stanley, Joseph, 41, Stockingman
Stanley, Elizabeth, 35, Wife
Mackay, John, 25, Servant
Symes, George, 55, Apothecary
Symes, Sarah, 52, Wife
Symes, Ann, 21, Daughter
Thibaut, Daniel, 50, Understands vines
Thibaut, Mary, 40, Wife
Thibaut, James, 12, Son
Thibaut, Diana, 7, Daughter
?Wallis, John
?Wallis, Elizabeth, 27, Wife
Warren, John, 34, Flax & Hemp Dresser
Warren, Elizabeth, 27, wife
Warren, William, 6, Son
Warren, Richard, 4, Son
Warren, Elizabeth, 3, Daughter
Warren, John, 2, Son
Warren, Georgius Marinus - Born on ship, Oglethorpe was godfather.
Waterland, William, 44, Mercer
West, John, 33, Smith
West, Elizabeth, 33, Wife
West, Richard, 5, Son
Wilson, James, 21, Sawyer
Wright, John, 33, Vintner
Wright, Penelope, 33, Wife
Wright, John Norton, 13, Son
Wright, Elizabeth, 11, Daughter
Young, Thomas, 45, Wheelwright

Herbert Henry, a minister who appears on some lists did make the trip, offering a prayer when the ship arrived in South Carolina.

The Ann set sail from Gravesend, one of a number of ports of London on November 17, 1732. Almost two months later, on January 13, 1733, James Oglethorpe and the colonists arrived at Charles Town, South Carolina. The Ann returned to England on January 20, after dropping the colonists off at Beaufort. Oglethorpe left the colonists the following day to scout a location for the first settlement in the colony of Georgia. Yamacraw Bluffs was the location he picked on January 22, after which he returned to the colonists at Beaufort. On January 30, 1733, Oglethorpe and the colonists left, reaching Georgia on February 1, 1733 (February 12, 1733 new style).

The ship's name was The Ann (no e), however, in many contemporary documents it is spelled with the e, probably because the Queen's name ended with an e.

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