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Selected Families and Individuals


Lewis Lanier

About 1788 settled down on Lotts Creek near Aarons and Portal in Bulloch County, Georgia.

While returning from a visit to his brother, he was caught in a flash flood and drowned in the Ogeechee River. Whether or not the body was recovered for burial is not known.

Voucher #1047, 24 March 1782, L 32-11-0.
(Minutes of Screven County, Georgia, and Georgia Gazette, August 28, 1794, page 2, col 1)
Lewis was a Cornet in the Revolution, he is listed in the Vouchers of Revolutionary Soldiers of North Carolina from the Wilmington District,

Lewis Lanier

Lewis had ten children.

Sarah Pridgen

Sister of Celeste Pridgen.

Elizabeth Lanier

Elizabeth had two children.

Frederick Lanier

Frederick had two children.

John Lanier

John had 13 children.