William N. Gantt papers
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William N. Gantt papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Gantt, William N.
Title: William N. Gantt papers
Dates: 1869-1901
Quantity: 1.0 Folder
Identification: ahc.MSS601f

Biographical/Historical Note

William N. Gantt purchased land in District 17, Section 2, Land Lot 987 in Cobb County in 1866 from Elisha Cochran who received the land via grant in 1832.Gantt continued to acquire land in Cobb County including land in District 17, Section 2, Land lot 937, District 17, Section 2, Land Lot 989. Additioanl biographical information about Gantt, Cochran, and J. Y. Alexander has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an original land grant, indentures, and land warranty deeds. This collection also includes a will dated 1901.

Index Terms

Alexander, J. Y.
Cobb County (Ga.)
Cochran, Elisha
Gantt, William N.
Land grants--Georgia
Land titles--Georgia--Marietta
Marietta (Ga.)--History.
Real property--Georgia--Marietta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William N. Gantt papers, MSS 601f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List



1Will and land deeds, 1869-1901