THIRD LAND LOTTERY - ALSO KNOWN AS THE 1820 LOTTERY



AUTHORITY       (Act of December 15, 1818
                 Act of December 21, 1819)

COUNTIES        Appling         13 Districts (1 thru 13)
                Early           26 Districts (1 thru 23; 26 thru 28)
                Gwinnett         3 Districts (5 thru 7)
                Habersham       10 Districts (1 thru 6; 10 thru 13)
                Hall             5 Districts (8 thru 12)
                Irwin           16 Districts (1 thru 16)
                Rabun            5 Districts (1 thru 5)
                Walton           4 Districts (1 thru 4)

                Appling         490 Acres               4620 feet square
                Early           250  "                  3300  "     "
                Gwinnett        250  "                  3300  "     "
                Habersham
                   (Dist. 1-4); 10-12  250 acres        3300  "     "
                   (Dist. 5-6);        490 acres        4620  "     "
                Hall            250 acres               3300  "     "
                Irwin           490  "                  4620  "     "
                Rabun           
                   (Dist. 1; 3-5       490 acres        4620  "     "
                   (Dist. 2            250   "          3300  "     "
                Walton          250 acres               3300  "     "

GRANT FEE       $18.00 per Land Lot, either size

PERSONS ENTITLED TO DRAW:
                Bachelor, 18 years or over, three year
                residence of Ga., citizen of United States              1 draw

                Soldier of Indian War, residence in Georgia
                during or since military service                        1 draw

                Invalid or indigent officer or soldier in
                Revolutionary Army or War of 1812                       2 draws

                Married man, with wife and/or minor son
                under 18 and/or unmarried daughter 3 years
                residence in Ga., citizen of United States              2 draws

                Widow, three year residence in Georgia                  1 draw

                Widow, husband killed in Revolution or War of 1812 or
                Indian Wars, three year residence in Georgia            2 draws

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

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

                Family of one or two minor orphans, father and
                mother both dead, three year residence in Georgia       1 draw

                Minor orphan, father killed in Revolution or War of
                1812 or Indian Wars, three year residence in Georgia    2 draws

                Minor orphans, father dead, three year residence in
                Georgia                                                 1 draw

                Invalid or indigent officer or soldier in Revolutionary
                Army who had been fortunate drawer in either previous
                Lottery                                                 1 draw

PERSONS EXCLUDED
                Any fortunate drawer in either of two previous Land
                Lotteries

NOTE:           The oral oath to be made by an invalid or indigent veteran of the
                Revolutionary War or by a veteran of the Indian War did not re-
                quire a detailed statement of his service.  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, an-
                cestry 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.


MILITIA LOT DISTRICT # SECT COUNTY BALDWIN CO JOURDAN, HEZEKIAH MARSHALLS 38 3 WALTON JORDAN, NEZEKIAH MARSHALLS 351 8 EARLY JORDAN, WILLIAM B IRWINS 258 10 IRWIN JORDAN, OVEROFF MARSHALLS 594 2 APPLING CHATHAM CO JOURDAN, SARAH 288 1 WALTON JOURDAN, SARAH 203 16 IRWIN COLUMBIA CO JOURDAN, LEVI WATSONS 144 28 EARLY ELBERT CO JORDAN, JAMES WHITES OF CS 224 10 IRWIN JORDAN, ALEXR B HIGGINBOTHAMS 50 10 HALL EMANUEL CO JORDAN, WILLIAM 55TH 262 4 WALTON FRANKLIN CO JORDAN, THOMAS D P BROWNS 229 6 GWINNETT GREENE CO JORDAN, THOMAS R 141ST 20 1 WALTON JORDAN, ELIJAH 144TH 200 7 IRWIN GWINNETT CO JURDEN, SAMUEL JR HAMILTONS 247 10 EARLY HABERSHAM CO JORDAN, ARCHIBALD HOLCOMBS 22 7 APPLING JORDAN, ASA FLANNIGANS 85 28 EARLY HALL CO JORDAN, JAMES SIMMONDS 170 2 RABUN JACKSON CO JORDAN, JAMES HAMILTONS BT 201 2 EARLY JASPER CO JORDAN, JOHN C BENTLEYS 273 3 EARLY JEFFERSON CO JORDAN, JOSIAH LAMPS 41 1 IRWIN JORDAN, ABSALOM COVARTS 143 5 EARLY JORDAN, THEOPHILUS MATHEWS 130 12 EARLY JORDAN, MATTHEW LANPS 214 7 APPLING JONES CO JORDAN, CYNTHIA (WID) SHROPSHIERS 37 4 WALTON LAURENS CO JORDAN, GREENE H D SMITHS 121 18 EARLY LINCOLN CO JOURDAN, JACOB PARKS 558 2 APPLING JORDAN, JOHN PARKS 224 6 GWINNETT MONTGOMERY CO JORDAN, THOMAS MCMILLANS 270 13 EARLY MORGAN CO JORDAN, WARREN JORDANS 453 4 APPLING JORDAN, ABNER JORDANS 359 7 EARLY JORDAN, WARREN JORDANS 214 20 EARLY OGLETHORPE CO JORDAN, JAMES BOWLAND 93 4 IRWIN JORDAN, MOTTIMER GOOLSBY 23 1 IRWIN JORDAN, JOSIAH SR ROWLANDS 364 20 EARLY JORDAN, REUBIN GOOLSBY 185 5 APPLING JORDAN, BENJAMIN (ORPN) BRITTONS 65 18 EARLY JORDAN, FLEMMING GOOLSBY 102 5 IRWIN JORDAN, MATHEW DEVENPORTS 70 5 GWINNETT RICHMOND CO JORDAN, GRAHAM WINTERS 50 20 EARLY TWIGGS CO JORDAN, WILLOUBY SMITHS 116 2 APPLING JORDAN, HENRY BROWNS 130 17 EARLY WASHINGTON CO JORDAN, JAMES BROOKS 176 9 EARLY JORDAN, RICHARD RENFROS 262 2 EARLY JORDAN, JOHN SR BROOKS 217 20 EARLY JORDAN, BRITON BURNEYS 145 3 HABERSHAM JORDANS, JESSE ORPHANS BROOKS 108 6 APPLING JORDAN, JAMES BROOKS 145 14 IRWIN WILKES CO JORDAN, WILLIAM BROOKS 342 3 EARLY WILKINSON CO JOURDAN, WILLIAM BOWINGS 314 7 APPLING JORDAN, ABSALOM CHILDS 333 15 IRWIN