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Treutlen, John Adam

(Johann; 1726–82). B. Berchtesgaden, in the Salzburg Alps, Austria; to US with Salzburgers*; helped form state of Georgia and was its 1st gov. 1777; defended Savannah against Brit. and Indians; repulsed by Brit. 1779; settled near Orangeburg South Carolina; returned to Georgia 1781 upon election to pub. office; murdered by Tories.

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