The Second or 1807 Land Lottery of Georgia

The Rev Silas Emmett Lucas Jr

Georgia Genealogical Reprints
1968


Authority               Act of June 26 1806

Year of Drawing         1807

Counties                Baldwin         15 Districts (6 thru 20)
                        Wilkinson       23 Districts (6 thru 28)

Size of Land Lots       Baldwin         202 1/2 acres   2970 feet square
                        Wilkinson       202 1/2 acres   2970 fett square

Grant Fee               $12.15 per 202 1/2 acre Lot

Persons Entitled
to Draw                 Bachelor, 21 years or over, three-year
                        residence in Georgia, citizen of United
                        States                                          1 draw

                        Married man, with wife and/or minor child
                        three-year residence in Georgia, citizen
                        of United States                                2 draws

                        Widow, three-year residence in Georgia
                        Spinster, 21 years or over, three-year
                        residence in Georgia                            1 draw

                        Minor orphan, father and mother dead,
                        three-year residence in Georgia                 1 draw

                        Family of minor orphans, father and
                        mother dead, three-year residence in
                        Georgia                                         1 draw

                        Family of minor orphans, father and
                        mother dead, three-year residence in
                        Georgia                                         2 draws

                        Minor orphan, father dead, mother
                        living, three-year residence in
                        Georgia                                         1 draw

                        Family of minor orphans, father dead,
                        mother living, three-year residence
                        in Georgia                                      1 draw

Persons Excluded        A fortunate drawer in the previous Land Lottery

Note                    The oral oath to be made by a married man, bachelor,
                        widow, spinster or guardian of orphans did not require
                        a detailed statement as to kinship, ancestry or
                        descent.  If, by chance, any such oath may have been
                        written or transcribed, it could be found only in the
                        Minutes of the Inferior Court of the County where made.


COUNTY OF MILITIA LOT DIST COUNTY RESIDENCE SURNAME GIVEN NAME MILITIA NO. NO. DRAWN BALDWIN CO HEARN BENJAMIN 4TH 48 12 W HANCOCK CO HEARN WM JR WALLERS 73 16 B JACKSON CO HEARN ASA WRIGHTS 212 22 W