John Habersham

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John Habersham

John Habersham (December 23, 1754 – December 17, 1799) was an American merchant, planter, and soldier from Georgia. He was the son of loyalist official James Habersham and the younger brother of patriot leader Joseph Habersham, he served as an officer in the 1st Georgia Regiment during the American Revolutionary War. He was a delegate to the Congress of the Confederation in 1785.

Upon his death in 1799, he was buried in Savannah's Colonial Park Cemetery.

External links[edit]

  • Habersham’s Congressional biography
  • John Habersham at Find a Grave
  • Habersham Brothers historical marker
  • Habersham, John. "[Letter] 1787 June 30, [to] Major General Lachlan McIntosh, Skidaway, [Georgia] / Major John Habersham". Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.