003/04. Headright Land Grant Records
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Bounty Warrant Petitions
This volume contains a record of petitions of individuals for land in Franklin and Washington counties. Included are the names of individuals petitioning for land, the date of reading, the county in which the land was located, and the number of acres.
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Colonial and Headright Grant Books
This series consists of recorded grants issued by the provincial and state governors of the Colony and State of Georgia for lands primarily east of the Oconee River. Grants act as the initial title to public lands as issued to individuals upon petition, warrant, and survey of the land. Recorded in the grant is the name of the grantee, the county or parish in which the land was situated, a description of the land, the number of acres, and the date of the grant.
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Grants Signed By Colonial Governors List
This volume contains recordings of grants signed by Georgia's three Royal Governors.
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Headright and Bounty Documents
Also known as the Warrant files, these records document the preliminary stages of issuing headright and bounty grants to Georgia citizens. In addition to warrants for land surveys, there are certificates of service for bounty land grants, petitions for land for headright grants, and powers of attorney.
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Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Headright Grants Issued Ledgers
This series contains a record of grants issued by the Governors and was created by Executive Order, January 20, 1813. Included are the date of the grant, name of grantee, number of acres granted, and the county in which the land was located.
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Issued, Renewed and Transferred Warrants
This series contains the names of individuals to whom land warrants were issued, renewed, or transferred from one county to another. Included is the date of warrant, the number of the warrant, and amount of acreage.
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Orders for Warrants for Lands
This volume records the names of individuals receiving a warrant of survey, the number of acres and location of the land to be surveyed.
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Revolutionary War Bounty Warrant Certificates
This volume contains a record of certificates issued to refugee citizens and individuals serving in support of the military during the Revolutionary War. Included are the names of individuals receiving bounty warrants, designation and line of service, number of acres, certificate number, and date issued.