The following items have been extracted from The Early Records of Georgia, Volume I, Wilkes County abstracted and compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson, published in 1933 at Macon, GA
NOTE: "End of Page" notations refer to the page numbers of the original (1933) Mrs. Davidson book. Page numbers beside a person's name refer to the page from the primary source, such as a will or deed book.

[WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA] GOLD LOTTERY--1832

EXPLANATORY
This land was known as the "Cherokee Purchase", and extended from the Chattahoochee river to the state of Alabama on the west, to Tenn. and N. C. on the north. Lots of 40 acres were supposed to contain gold, and were known as "gold lots". Land lots contained 160 acres.

Revolutionary soldiers, widows of Revolutionary soldiers, citizens, citizens widows and orphans were eligible for participation.

Key:

Married men--2 draws
Single men--1 draw
sol--Soldier (probably then in service against the Cherokees)
s. i. w.--Soldier Indian War 1784-1797
r. s.--Revolutionary Soldier.
w. r. s.--Widow Revolutionary Soldier
wid.--Widow
orphs--Orphans

A List of Persons entitled to draws in the present contemplated land lottery (1832)

37, BATTALION, CAPT. MOSELEY'S DISTRICT

Draws  
Semmes, Andrew G. sol. 1  
Semmes, Andrew J. T. 1  
Carter, George W. 2  
Rakestraw, Gainham L. 1  
Harris, William L. 2  
Terrell, Thomas s. i. w. 1  
Lane, Mark A. 2  
Weems, Locke 2  
Griffin, James S. 2  
Semmes, Albert G. 1  
Heard, Thomas A. 1  
Hester, Simeon 1  
King, Littleberry 2  
Pettus, Stephen G. sol. 1  
Pettus, Charles, orphs. of 2  
Hemphill, Thomas, orphs. of 1  
Quigley, Charles M. 1  
Chandler, Daniel 2  
Anderson, John R. sol. 1  
Cobb, Edmund B. 1  
Crain, John G. 1  
Callaway, Merrell P. 1  
Cozart, William M. 2  
Cozart, Green P. 1  
Jesse, John 1  
Deveaux, William 2  
Devuaux, William sol. 1  
Groves, James A. 2  
Jack, William C. 1  
Booker, Thomas F. 1  
Dyson, John s. i. w., orphs of 1  
Armstrong, Ralph C. 1  
Merry, Bradford 2  
Burton, Edward M. 2  
Case, Uriah F. 1  
Terrell, Charles M. 1  
White, Thomas P. 2  
Lennard, John B. 2  

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Beven, Alfred L. 1  
Wingfield, James N. 1  
Standard, Daniel 2  
Holliday, Catharine wid. 1  
Holliday, John orphs. of 2  
Brown, Pertheneigh wid. 1  
Brown, Robert, orphs. of 1  
Hay, Mary Ann wid. 1  
Hay, Felix G., orphs. of 1  
Charlton, Cordelia wid. 1  
Charlton, John K. M., orphs. of 1  
Brooker, John 1  
Hammill, Francis 1  
Branham, Frances wid. 1  
Branham, Frances s. i. w. 1  
Branham, Benj. s. i. w., orphs. of 1  
Mosely,Joseph 2  
Anthony, Ann wid. 1  
Ball, Frederick, orphs. of 1  
Sandiford, Elemelick 1  
Willis, Thomas, orphs. of 1  
Berry, Thomas 2  
Berry, Thomas sol. 1  
Hay, James T. 2  
Worsham, Joseph T. orph. of 1  
Beasley, Royland sol. 1  
Candee, Burritt Collins 1  
Land, Jackson 1  
Randolph, Dorothy wid. 1  
Randolph, Dorothy w. r. s. 1  
Boggs, John D. 1  
Toombs, Robert A. 2  
Charlton, Felix E. 1  
Head, Richard N. 1  
Harris, George H. 1  
Sneed, Mary wid. 1  
Sneed, Archibald H., orphs. of 1  
Williams, Robert B. 1  
Weems, Walter H. sol. 1  
Shepherd, Albert H. 2  
Shepherd, Mary wid. 1  
Shepherd, Andrew orphs. of 2  
Jones, William sol. 1  
Stone, William 2  
Stone, William sol. 1  
Stone, William A. 1  
Carter, Josiah orph. of 1  
Dyson, William H. 1  
Shepherd, Edward T. 1  
Cunningham, William A. 1  
Lennard, Mary wid. 1  
Lennard, John B. orphs. of 1  
Shoemaker, Catharine wid. 1  
Shoemaker, Catharine w. r. s. 1  
Graves, Ann S. wid. 1  
Hay, John W. 2  
Springer, Ann w. r. s. 1  
Dyson, John H. 1  
Dyson, John orphs. of 1  
Pinckston, Felix G. 2  
Sutton, Thomas 1  
Terry, William 1  
Head, Samuel C. 1  
Land, William 1  
Green, John B. 2  
Pope, Margaret w. r. s. 1  
Ruddell, Lee Ann wid. 1  
Roddy, James orphs. of 1  
Lyman, William C. sol. 1  
Allison, Rebecca wid. 1  
Goodrich, Luther 2  
Grant, Kenneth 2  
Stone, Nancy W. wid. 1  
Massey, Richard P. 1  
Brown, Benjamin F 1  
Pope, William H. 1  
Pope, William H. sol. 1  
Bailey, Ephriam 2  
Thompson, John D. sol. 1  
Pasteur, Thomas A. 2  
Toombs, Lawrence G., orphs. of 1  
Pettus, John sol. 1  
Walton, Elizabeth S. wid. 1  
Walton, Simeon orphs. of 1  
Kirkland, Snoden sol. 1  
Brown, Margaret wid. 1  
Alexander, Adam L. 2  
DuBose, Ezekiel orphs. of 1  
Wingfield, Charles sol. 1  
Borom, James D. 1  
Heard, John W. 1  


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Brooker, William 1  
Brooker, William sol. 1  
Ellington, Simeon C. 2  
Wilkerson, Chas. Y. 1  
Johnston, William H. 1  
Crimm, William sol. 1  
Gibson, Fenton M. 1  
Ruddell, Lee Ann w. r. s. 1  

CAPT. CAMPBELL'S DISTRICT 

Gibson, George W. 2  
Gibson, George W. sol. 1  
Smith, Thomas 2  
Johnson, Charles 1  
Hester, Daniel sol. 1  
Chandler, Maynard 2  
Morgan, Joshua sol. 1  
Scott, John orphs. of 1  
Ward, James 1  
Huckaby, Philip r. s. 2  
Lee, John sol. 1  
Brooke, Joseph sol. 1  
Fallin, Fleet sol. 1  
Fallin, Charles sol. 1  
Cohron, Jesse 2  
Campbell, Joseph sol. 1  
Moore, James sol. 1  
Luckett, Joseph M., orphs. of 2  
Moore, Henry D. 1  
Semmes, Ignatius 2  
Moore, Joseph B. 1  
Proctor, Beder 1  
Ward, Hugh 2  
McGinty, James C. 2  
Brush, John S. 2  
Moore, Susannah wid. 1  
Moore, John, Sr., orphs. of 2  
Inge, Devereux 1  
Inge, Henry 1  
Campbell, James R. 1  
Mills, Samuel 1  
Tucker, Joseph sol. 1  
Simmons, Thomas R. 1  
Carter, Chas. R. 2  
Carter, John T. 1  
Johnson, Thomas sol. 1  
Wilkinson, Francis sol. 1  
Wilkinson, Pleasant orph. of 1  
Simmons, James M. 1  
Heath, Nancy wid. 1  
Heath, Richard orphs. of 1  
Morgan, James 2  
Ray, Chesley, Sr. sol. 1  
Terrell, David M. 1  
Gafford, Fanny wid. 1  
Huskey, Rebecca wid. & w. r. s. 2  
Hendricks, Elbert 1  
Luckett, Francis S. 2  
Norris, Frances hus. absent 1  
Norris, John W. children (father absent) 1  
Wilder, John 1  
Gray, Elisha 2  
Huskey, William 1  
Moore, Elizabeth wid. 1  
Moore, John, Jr., orphs. of 1    
Moore, Tillman 1  
Moore, Sidney 1  
Burke, Myles 2  
O'Leary, Mary 1
Morgan, James J. 1  
Bird, Margaret wid. 1  
Bird, Williamson, orphs. of 1  
Terrell, Joel H. sol. 1  
Black, Edward sol. 1  
Whatley, Willis sol. 1  
Hays, Loueza S. wid. 1  
Hays, Archibald orphs. of 1  
Smallwood, Elisha P. 2  
Clark, John E. 1  
Brooke, John F. 1  
Pearson, Garland orph. of 1  
Phillips, John sol. 1  
Harrison, James L. 2  
Brooke, James R. 1  
Burke, Thomas J. 1  
Bush, Mariam wid. 1  
Whatley, Catharine wid. & w. r. s. 2  


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Clarke, George W. 1  
Brooke, Walter W. 1  
Brooks, John 2  
Mattox, Amelia C., wid. &. w.r.s. 2  
McCravy, Isaac 2  
Ray, Jane wid. 1  
Jarrett, Johnson T. 1  

CAPT. POLLARDS DISTRICT 

Wallace, William L. 1  
Lee, James orphs. of 1  
King, Thomas B. 2  
Flurry, Thomas 2  
Simmons, Samuel 1  
McJunkin, Davis L. 1  
Lyle, Elizabeth wid. 1  
Lyle, James orphs. of 1  
Montgomery, Mary, wid. & w. r. s. 2  
White, James, orphs. of 1  
Tuck, Benjamin W. 1  
McAvoy, Michael 2  
Peteet, Chenoth 2  
Simpson, Nicholas 1  
Crenshaw, Sidney R. 1  
Simpson, William sol. 1  
Rice, Nathaniel G. sol. 1  
Wallace, John B. 1  
Bennett, John J. 1  
Bennett, Demcey C. 1  
Belcher, Frances wid. 1  
Finley, John 1  
Bullock, Cordy 1  
Woolbright, Washington 1  
McCarron, Edward 2  
Hackney, William P. 1  
Evans, Lee L. 2  
Fouche, Thomas 1  
Daniel, Samuel E. 1  
White, Joseph 1  
Brooker, James 1  
Brooker, Henry 1  
Hackney, Joseph P. sol. 1  
Fouche, Sasannah wid. 1  
Fouche, George orph. of 1  
Smith, James 1  
Rice, Frances wid. & wid.s.i.w. 2  
Jeffries, James 1  
Bell, Elizabeth w. r. s. 1  
Finley, Isabella w. r. s. 1  
Pinckston, Greenberry orph. of 1  
Henley, Abner orph. of 1  
Cosby, James E. 1  
Smith, Jonathan 2  
Anderson, Washington 1  
Jeffries, George W. sol. 1  
Jeffries, Switcher lunatic 1  
Simpson, William W. 1  
Chambers, David 2  
Cosby, Lucy wid. 1  
Finley, James 1  

CAPT. LUNCEFORD'S DISTRICT 

Huling, Elizabeth wid. 1  
Smith, Joel T. orphs. of 2  
Banckson, Lawrence r. s. 2  
Irvin, Isiah T. 2  
Chaffin, Jesse M. 1  
Chaffin, Leonard orphs. of 1  
Formby, Larkin 2  
Irvin, Daniel & Josiah father absent 1  
Edmons, Sarah R. wid. 1  
Edmons, James orphs. of 2  
Moore, John H. 2  
Bates, Evans 1  
Ferguson, Thomas 1  
Taylor, Jorden 2  
Silvey, Dolford H. 2  
Henderson, Felix G. 1  
Davis, Louiza T. wid. 1  
Davis, Lewis L. orphs. of 2  
Frazer, John 2  


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Cheney, William O. 2  
Strozer, Margaret wid. & w.r.s. 2  
Strozer, John orphs. of 1  
Moore, Elizabeth wid. 1  
Moore, Hill orph. of 1  
Moore, William 1  
Nash, Acton sol. 1  
Wadkins, Martin orphs. of 1  
Farrell, Joseph A. 1  
Runnels, Harmon sol. 1  
Moore, James 2  
Moore, Isaac 1  
Garrard, Allen T. sol. 1  
Truitt, Purnal 2  
Woolbright. John P. 1  
Runnels, Sarah T. wid. & w. r. s. 2  
Sherrer, John W. 1  
Jackson, James M. 1  
Jackson, Rowland W. 1  
Jackson, Thomas J. 1  
Strozer, Peter J. 1  
Mathis, William sol. 1  
Flurry, Edward 1  
Flurry, Gustus 1  
Nash, Jacob B. 2  
Birdson, Benjamin orphs. of 1  
Hammett, James 1  
Hammett, Francis F. 1  
Ferguson, Lucy wid. 1  
Ferguson, Nimrod orph. of 1  
Jarrett, Nicholas s. i. w. 1  
Williams, Thomas 2  
Combs, Margaret wid. 1  
Eudaly, Thomas orph. of 1  
Combs, Thomas R. orph. of 1  
Boswell, George 2  
Jackson, Seaborn 2  
Boswell, John sol. 1  
Pollard, Sebourn sol. 1  
Runnels, Terry 1  
Runnels, Terry so. 1  
Hindsman, Israel, Jr. 1  
Hindsman, Elisha 1  
Hindsman, Michael 1  
Pollard, Josiah 1  
Rhodes, William H. 1  
Pollard, Seborn J., Jr. 1  
Evans, William B. 2  
Formby, Roland 1  
Hawkins, John L. 1  
Fanning, Bryan orphs. of 2  
Christopher, Thomas 1  
Burnley, Stephen G. 2  
Rorie, William orphs. of 1  
Lyon, Elizabeth wid. 1  
Lyon, Edward orph. of 1  
Crosby, Uriel r. s. 2  
Henderson, Jane wid. 1  
Henderson, Richard orphs. of 1  
Combs, Patsy wid. 1  
Combs, John orph. of 1  
Combs, Enoch 1  
Edmonds, Winney wid & w. r. s. 2  
Moss, Pheby wid. 1  
Moss, Robert orphs. of 2  
Sherrer, Anne wid. 1  
Combs, Mary wid. 1  
Combs. Thomas orphs. of 1  
Farrell, Catharine wid. 1  
Bates, John W. sol. 1  
Dearing, John B., Jr. 1  
Lee, Sanders W. 2  
Jackson, Ansalum S. 2  
Lunceford, Peter sol. 1  
Flurry, William 2  
Smith, George 1  
Huling, Marcus 1  
Green, Felix H. 1  
Lunceford, William 1  
Irvin, Josiah R. 2  
Hammack, John P. 1  
Gresham, Chas. W. sol. 1  
Sherrer, William R. 1  
Henderson, Joseph s. i. w. 1  
Johnson, George W. 2  
Runnels, James M. sol. 1  
Fisher, Benjamin P. sol. 1  
Wilkinson, John C. 1  
Flourney, Simon sol. 1  
Dearing Elijah s. i. w. 1  

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Georgia, Wilkes Co.
I certify that the foregoing pages contain a correct list of all of the persons names residing in the 37th Battalion who are entitled to a draw or draws in the contemplated Land Lottery, with the number of draws set opposite each of their respective names as given in, and sworn to before me.

Given under my hand the 19th day of June 1832.

                      LEWIS S. BROWN, Receiver of the 37th Batt.