The Cherokee Land Lottery

1830 Map of Cherokee Territory in Georgia

The Land Lottery dataset contains the names and residence of all the fortunate drawers in the Land Lottery of the Cherokee country, arranged by districts in numerical order, all carefully copied from the originals in the Executive Department and the office of the Surveyor General, designating also the lots which have been granted. We have given the quality of the lots in some instances, but not generally, deeming it altogether unimportant, from the well known inaccuracy of the surveyors in classing their value, and from the additional fact that very few individuals engage in contracts for real estate until they are enabled by personal observation to place a proper estimate upon the premises. By reference to the numerical list, the drawer’s name and residence can be readily ascertained.



18th District, 4th Section, Cherokee

1 William Myhand, sol., Kellum’s, Talbot* 2 Samuel Standridge, Chaptain’s, Habersham. 3 George W. Owens, 494th, Upson. 4 Sarah Abbot, w., Groce’s, Bibb. 5 William F. Crew, Peurifoy’s, Henry.* 6 Levina E. Brady, w., Harp’s, Stewart. 7 John Spears, r. s., Nesbit’s, Newton.* 8 William Hobbs, Coxe’s, Talbot.* 9 John T. Webb, 687th, Lee.* 10



10th District 2nd Section, Cherokee

1 Robert Scott, Bustin’s, Pike. 2 Joseph J. Williams, 656th, Troup.* 3 Alexander Modesett, Bivins’s, Jones.” 4 Warren J. Phillips, Payne’s, Merriwether. 5 John G. Barnett, Loveless’s, Gwinnett. 6 Jackson M’Donald, Southwell’s, Tatnall. 7 Benjamin Tillery, Allison’s, Pike.* 8 Jonathan Powell, Hutson’s, Newton. 9 Ibby Hurst, w., Roberts’s, Hall. 10 Duncan Ray, Williams’s, Decatur.* 11



19th District, 4th Section, Cherokee.

1 (fr.) Ephraim C. Blocker, Hudon’s, Marion. 2 Benjamin Jones, Jr., Taylor’s, Putnam* 3 John W. Smith, Craven’s, Coweta* 4 Absolem Williams, Dyer’s, Habersham.* 5 Wiley Reed, Howard 9, Oglethorpe. 6 Jonathan Ewing, 102d, Hancock. 7 William O. Bowman, Chastain’s, Habersham. 8 Robert Pugely’s ore., Gunn’s, Jefferson. 9 Isaac Tower’s ors., Latimer’s, De Kalb. 10



14th District, 4th Section, Cherokee

1 Henry T. Bumley, Newsom’s, Warren.* 2 Jesse Liptrot, 74th, Burke.* 3 John Higgs, Daniel’s, Hall.* 4 Moses Wilson, sol., Espy’s, Clarke* 5 Richard Hutchinson, 417th, Walton* 6 Jerry Warner’s ors., Jordan’s, Bibb* 7 Jesse Bowden, Monk’s, Crawford.* 8 Sampson Gibbs, Stone’s, Irwin. 9 Thompson Hawk, Hutson’s, Newton.* 10 Littleton R. Brewer, Echols’s, Clarke.* 11



14th District, 3rd Section, Cherokee.

1 Enoch M. Fincher, Ellsworth’s, Bibb. 2. Alfred G. Pogue, Parham’s, Warren. 3 Edmund Butts, s. 1. w., 374th, Putnam.* 4 Rachael Martin, w., 145th, Greene. 5 Jacob Davis,sol., Brewton’s, Tatnall. 6 William H. Wiley, Alberson’s, Walton.* 7 Edward W. Solomon, Sanderlin’s, Chatham.* 8 Luke Williams, 430th, Early* 9 Daniel Drummond, Wynn’s, Gwinnett.* 10 Thomas



17th District 1st Section, Cherokee

1 Reuben Taylor, Tuggle’s, Merriwether. 2 Bressie O’Brien, 601st, Taliaferro 3 William Davis, Higginbotham’s, Rabun,* 4 Gabriel G. Coley, Daniel’s, Hall.* 5 John Dial, Jr:, 2d section, Cherokee.* 6 John King, Jr., Baismore’s, Jones, 7 Richard W. Davis’s ors,, Downs’s, Warren. 8 James H. Stedham, Duke’s, Carroll;* 9 Meshack Maddox, Bustin’s, Pike* 10 Elias Crews,



11th District, 3rd Section, Cherokee

1 George King, Hammond’s, Franklin. 2 Jesse Smith, Sen. R. S., Edwards’s, Franklin. 3 William Braddaway, Braddy’s, Jones. 4 William W. Griffin, Griffin’s, De Kalb. 5 James J. Smith, Herndon’s, Hall. 6 James Askew’s ors., 107th, Hancock. 7 Henry Matthews’s ors., Wynn’s, Gwinnett. 8 Mercer Rhodes, Martin’s, Newton 9 Reuben Harris, 419th, Walton. 10 David



18th District 1st Section, Cherokee

1 James Murray, Loven’s, Henry.* 2 Hester Branch, w. r. s., Southwell’s, Tatnall 3 John Mills, Park’s, Walton.* 4 Seaborn Jones, Covington’s, Pike 5 John A. Byrd, Athens, Clarke 6 Michael James’s ors., 1st, Chatham. 7 Kinchen Harrison, sol., Newsom’s, Warren.* 8 James Harrell, 561st, Upson. 9 Isaac Laroche’s ors., 122d, Richmond. 10 William Savage,



27th District, 3rd Section, Cherokee

1 James Ford, 72d, Burke.* 2 John L. Doyal, Reid’s, Gwinnett.* 3 John Crumby, Sutton’s, Habersham. 4 John Moore, Sen., r. s., Merck’s, Hall. 5 Mary C. Ford, w., Martin’s, Jones.* 6 Mary W. Tomlinson, Christie’s, Jefferson. 7 S. Golightly, w. r. s., Williams’s, Washington.* 8 Young F. Tigner, Payne’s, Merriwether.* 9 William H. Cooper,



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