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Deeds -- Georgia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS394f
Scope and Content This collection consists of various legal documents, a letter from "G. L. Hale" to her son, and a petition to re-locate the court in Walton County, Georgia. The legal documents include bills of sale for land, debts, and property deeds for the Abercrombie, Aycock, Hale, and Hawk families.
Dates: 1845-1899, undated

Avary and Stephens family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1028
Scope and Content The papers consist of articles, advertisements, books, datebooks, legal documents, professional records, and personal correspondence of the Avary and Stephens families. There are articles from the Atlanta Journal Constitution and various magazines throughout the 1920's covering topics such as movie costumes, filet crochet, floor plans, and women's sports. Advertisements include a circular for Thomas Edison's phonograph acquired from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase...
Dates: 1884-1966, undated

Benning family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS60
Scope and Content These papers consist of correspondence between various members of the Benning family, personal documents, genealogy of the Benning family, and business papers from Hong Kong, New York and Atlanta.
Dates: 1862-1963, undated

Berry family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1024
Scope and Content This collection contains articles, certificates, correspondence, deeds, a ledger, military records, and school assignments. The majority of the records consist of deeds dated 1832-1887 of properties purchased by John Marshall Berry in Rome, Georgia. Included are deeds for one half of a commercial lot bought by Charles H. Smith, former mayor of Rome, Georgia, and one for 22 Bull Street in Savannah, Georgia. There is a merchant ledger dated 1864-1869 perhaps belonging to John Marshall Berry...
Dates: 1832-1965, undated

Connally family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS831f
Scope and Content This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera pertaining to members of the Connally family and the First Methodist Church. Content includes land deeds signed by A.A. Sells, cemetery plot contracts belonging to Charles Price Connally, Sr., and a book of poetry. Of particular note is a history of the First Methodist Church. Also included is a program for the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Civil Court of Fulton County, which mentions Luther Z. Rosser,...
Dates: 1861-1987, undated

Greene-Hopkins-Wadkins Land Grants

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS686f
Scope and Content This collection contains three land grants for land lots 230, 231, and 244, adjoining properties in the 17th District in Henry County, Georgia (later Fulton County, Georgia). Lot 231 was registered by Alston H. Greene of DeKalb County, Georgia in 1833 and had an irregular lottery size of 183 acres. Lot 230 was registered by John Hopkins of Emmanual County, Georgia in 1823, and lot 244 was registered by Barnett R. Wadkins of Franklin County, Georgia in 1823.
Dates: 1823, 1833

Manry-Pittman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS450
Scope and Content This collection contains materials pertaining to the Manry and Pittman families. Documents include deeds and correspondence as well as genealogy papers. There are newspaper clippings, vital record documents, and military records. Of particular interest are the Civil War papers of James Manry that include his discharge and furlough papers.
Dates: 1864-1950, undated

Menefee-Timmons-Mitchell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS142
Scope and Content The collection contains the papers of the Menefee, Timmons, and Mitchell families of Georgia. Included are correspondence, application materials to the Daughters of the American Revolution (D. A. R.) and Daughters of the War of 1812, printed materials, legal records, scrapbooks, and other ephemera. Correspondence includes letters between F. N. Menefee, Maggie (Menefee) Dean Warden, Josephine Menefee, and Aline Timmons regarding their family genealogy. Application materials for the...
Dates: 1827-1980

Minnie Hemphill papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1181
Scope and Content The collection contains deeds to tracts of land in Georgia counties, including Franklin County, Stephens County, Hart County, Elberton County, and Habersham County, as well as business and tax receipts related to the deeds; letters from, and newspaper clippings about, members of the Hemphill family. Several letters, deeds, and receipts belonged to Roe Cephas Hemphill's uncle, Robert A. Hemphill (1829-1908).
Dates: 1814-1979, undated

Property documents collection

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS495
Scope and Content This collection contains deeds, surveys, plat diagrams, and broadsides.
Dates: 1826-1934, undated

Shorter and Fontaine family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS465f
Scope and Content This collection consists of documents, the bulk of which are associated with the Shorter family. It includes slave bills of sale for a woman, Sarah; a man, Jerry; a man, Davy (a blacksmith); a man, Dave; and a man, Lewis. The Shorter family, especially Mary E. Shorter, was heavily involved with purchasing land so the papers also include bills of sale and deeds for property primarily in Russell County, Alabama, but also in Muscogee and Bibb Counties, Georgia. There is also a land survey in...
Dates: 1827-1869

Troutman and Battey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1074
Scope and Content The bulk of the Troutman and Battey family papers are legal documents (many from Floyd Country) generated by those families, including deeds of indenture (many signed by Dr. Robert Battey), wills, and an abstract of title to lands in Floyd County. The collection also contains correspondence, the majority of which was sent to Colonel Hiram Bainbridge Troutman, a book of Minstrel song, and documents pertaining to Atlanta society.
Dates: 1846-1970, undated; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1939

Underwood, Key families papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS213
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, envelopes and financial and legal documents belonging primarily to members of the Underwood family of Franklin County, and later Lithonia, Georgia. Most of the correspondence was written by William and Alvin Underwood to their parents and siblings when the pair served in the Confederate Army from 1861-1864. William sent correspondence to his family telling of his unit’s fitness and preparation, his optimism about a short war, his difficulties in getting...
Dates: 1827-1951 (bulk 1861-1864)

Walraven family papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS820
Scope and Content This collection contains various papers including tax receipts and bills for Cobb County, Fulton County, City of Austell, and City of Atlanta. Also included are correspondence, graduation, invitations, and programs documenting the activities of the Walraven family.
Dates: 1850-1954, undated