Seth John Cuthbert

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Seth John Cuthbert briefly served as the eighth Chairman of the Supreme Executive Council (governor) of Georgia during the American Revolution. He was born in Savannah, Georgia. His first marriage was to Catherine Eustace Blair, she was previously married to Dr. James Blair in Williamsburg, VA. The marriage was never consummated and ended in a court battle known as Blair v Blair. Dr. James Blair died before a divorce could be sought and she fought to receive her marriage portion. There are no divorce records available between Blair and Cuthbert. All that is known is that Catherine Blair did not die until 1788. He married Mary Clay, daughter of Joseph Clay, in 1785 and was the father of John Alfred Cuthbert and Alfred Cuthbert.[1][2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Glascock
President of the Georgia Supreme Executive Council
1779
Succeeded by
John Wereat and
George Walton
(Separate factions)1
Notes and references
1. New Georgia Encyclopedia