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1832 Cherokee Land Lottery of Georgia.


By: James F. Smith, Pub. 1838, Reprinted 2016, 504 pages, maps, New Index, ISBN #0-89308-033-0.

This is the sixth of the land lottery held in Georgia. This land lottery divided up the land of hte former Cherokee Indian country in 1832. This land area was divided into the present counties of Cass (renamed Bartow in 1861), Cherokee, Cobb, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding and Union. This volume contains the names of over 27,000 fortunate drawers or persons who drew land in these counties, together with their county of residence at the time of said lottery. There are some 60 maps showing each county and district, helping a person to better locate the exact location of an ancestor’s land.