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Surveyor General - Lottery Records - Lists of Fortunate Drawers

 Series
Identifier: 003-05-023

Scope and Contents

These volumes record the names of all fortunate drawers in Georgia's last five lotteries. Each entry includes the name of the fortunate drawer; the location of the land drawn by district and land lot number, section for Cherokee only; and the county or district of residence of the individual at the time of registration for the lottery.

The status of many participants is given, as: W.R.S., for widow of Revolutionary soldier; orphan(s); or Sol., which denotes a soldier or veteran of either the War of 1812 or the Indian Wars.

Dates

  • Created: 1807-1832

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

31.50 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

All books are arranged chronologically by lottery, 1807 through 1832, thence alphabetically by county, with one county recorded in each volume. The entries are in loose alphabetical order, the names of fortunate drawers are grouped together by the first letter of the individual's surname.

Creator

Title
Surveyor General - Lottery Records - Lists of Fortunate Drawers
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