Catherine Littlefield Greene - Second Marriage

Second Marriage

At the end of a long courtship, Catherine was married to Phineas Miller on June 13, 1796 in Philadelphia's First Presbyterian Church. The President and Mrs. Washington served as witnesses to the wedding.

Despite previous success and their best efforts, Mulberry Grove fell upon hard times by 1798. Catharine and Phineas, in financing the cotton gin firm of Whitney and Miller, had lost a great deal of money in a land scam. Caty was forced to sell the plantation along with many of Mulberry Grove's slaves, moving her family to Cumberland Island. There she and Phineas established a new home on land that had been given to Nathanael. The plantation, called "Dungeness," thrived. They held a total of 210 slaves to work the plantation. In 1803 Phineas died. Catharine stayed at the plantation until she died in 1814 and is buried there.

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