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The Second or 1807 Land Lottery of Georgia



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  • Title  The Second or 1807 Land Lottery of Georgia 
    Short Title  Book: Georgia-Land - The Second or 1807 Land Lottery of Georgia 
    Author  Rev. Silas Emmett Lucas 
    Publisher  Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1986 
    Call Number  G 929.3758 SEC 
    Repository  Library: Smyrna Public Library 
    Source ID  S911 
    Linked to  James Bird
    Charles Rich
    Joseph Rich
    Martin Rich
    Samuel Rich
    Shadrach Rich
    William Rich 

  •  Notes 
    • 161 p. : map ; 24 cm.

      Authority: Act of June 26, 1806

      Time of Drawing: August 10, 1807-September 23, 1807

      Counties
      Baldwin: 15 Districts (6-20)
      Wilkinson: 23 Districts (6-28)
      Size of Land Lots
      Baldwin: 202 acres
      Wilkinson: 202 acres
      Grant Fee
      $12.15 per 202 acre lot
      Person Entitled to Draw
      Bachelor, 21 years or over, 3-year residence in Georgia, citizen of United States - 1 draw
      Married man with wife and/or child under 21 years, 3-year residence in Georgia, citizen of United States - 2 draws
      Widow, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
      Spinster, 21 years or older, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
      Orphan under 21 years, father and mother dead, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
      Family of orphans under 21 years, father and mother dead, 3-year residence in Georgia - 2 draws
      Orphan under 21 years, father dead, mother living, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
      Family of orphans under 21, father dead, mother living, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
      Persons Excluded
      Any fortunate drawer in the previous land lottery.
      How do I find the names of the winners?
      The Second or 1807 Land Lottery of Georgia, comp. by Silas Emmett Lucas Jr.. (Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1986.)
      Where will I find more information on the lottery?
      Georgia Land Surveying History and Law, by Farris Cadle. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1991.)
      The Georgia Surveyor General Department, by Marion Hemperley. (Atlanta: Georgia Secretary of State, 1982.)