Daniel and William A. McDougald papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains land deeds from Macon County, Muscogee County, and Meriwether County in Georgia, receipts, business records, and legal documents. Of particular note is a bill of sale for enslaved people in Muscogee County, Georgia; a list of enslaved people with ages and brief descriptions; and correspondence relating to land transactions on the part of William A. and Daniel McDougald.
- 1825-1889, undated
- McDougald, Daniel, 1798-1849 (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Daniel McDougald (1798-1849) was a land speculator and general of a Georgia militia unit during the Second Creek War. He married Eliza Ann Alexander (1809-1885) in 1831. The couple lived in Muscogee County, Georgia, and later moved to Russell County, Alabama. They had four children: Mary (1835-1900), William (1838-1887), Daniel (1842-1845), and Duncan (1848-1862). William Alexander McDougald owned a farm in Russell County, Alabama. He married Emily Caroline Fitten and they had five children: Annie (1870-1951), Duncan (1873-1951), William (1875-1901), Emily (1881-1965), and John (1876-1931). Emily married Edward H. Inman (1881-1931), who built the Swan House, in 1901. They lived there until Emily's death in 1931 after which, it became part of the Atlanta Historical Society.
This collection was re-processed in 2017.
- Daniel and William A. McDougald papers
- Edward Wiggins
- July 2017
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- Finding aid is written in English.