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Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Headright and Bounty Documents

 Series
Identifier: 003-04-005

Scope and Contents

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.

Now Available, for free, on the familysearch.org website. Scroll down to the External Documents section to find the direct link.

Dates

  • Created: 1783-1909

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

131.00 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The files are arranged alphabetically by surname with an individual folder containing all papers relating to any one name regardless of the location of the land.

Physical Access Requirements

Please use the online collection at www.familysearch.org, Georgia, Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909. Users will need to create a free online registration to view records.

Creator

Title
Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Headright and Bounty Documents
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States