John D. Delannoy family papers
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John D. Delannoy family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Delannoy family.
Creator: Delannoy, John D., approximately 1814-1876.
Title: John D. Delannoy family papers
Dates: 1855-1876
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0208

Biographical/Historical Note

John D. Delannoy (ca. 1814-1876) was in the lumber business in Savannah, Georgia. He served several years as a city alderman and was a member of the Savannah Volunteer Guards. He married Sarah Elizabeth Falligant Delannoy and had a son and a daughter, Alexander S. and Sarah Ogden Delannoy.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of eleven items. Three of the first four items are indentures for the sale of land in Chatham and Cherokee counties. The other item is a grant of power of attorney from Thomas J. Buchannan of Marietta to George W. Wylly of Savannah, enabling him to sell shares of American Mining Company stock. The next four items pertain to Sarah Delannoy's claims against the United States government for damage done to her property in Sandersville, Georgia, during Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea. The last three items are indentures for the sale of a half interest in the Walthour Homestead Plantation, the certified copy of John D. Delannoy's will dated May 6, 1876, and an undated list of Delannoy's children.


Index Terms

Delannoy family.
Delannoy, John D., approximately 1814-1876.
Delannoy, Sarah Elizabeth Falligant.
Indentures.
Letters (correspondence)
Lists (document genres)
Powers of attorney.
Sherman's March to the Sea.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Claims.
Wills.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], John D. Delannoy family papers, MS 208, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Rowland A. Radford, 1967.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Item 1: Indenture, George W. Wylly to Thomas J. Walsh, trustee of the children of John D. and Sarah E.M. Delannoy (Sarah Elizabeth Falligant), Chatham County, 1855 November 23
Regarding the sale of land at Isle of Hope.
 
Item 2: Indenture, Thomas J. Buchannan to John D. Delannoy, Chatham County, 1855 December 6
Regarding the sale of lots in Cherokee County, Georgia.
 
Item 3: Power of Attorney given to George W. Wylly of Savannah by Thomas J. Buchannan of Marietta, Georgia, 1856 April 8
Empowers G.W. Wylly to sell 40 shares of stock in the American Mining Company.
 
Item 4: Indenture, Daniel Putnam to Alta Calafornia Mining Company of Georgia (Daniel Putnam, John D. Delannoy, George W. Wylly, John M. Wood), Chatham County, 1856 April 28
Regarding the sale of mineral rights for lots 350 and 371 of Cherokee County, Georgia.
 
Item 5: Letter from Sanborn and King, Attorneys-at-Law, to Mrs. Sarah Ogden Delannoy of Savannah, sent from Washington, D.C., 1874 March 24 ( 3.0 p. )
Regarding claims for property taken by U.S. Army near Sandersville, Georgia in November 1864 from property of Mrs. Delannoy and her husband at that time, Edwin Kittridge.
 
Item 6: Sanborn and King to Mrs. Sarah Ogden Delannoy, 1874 October 10 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding property claims mentioned in letter from March 24, 1874.
 
Item 7: Sanborn and King to Mrs. Sarah Ogden Delannoy, 1875 February 3
This collection contains Sanborn and King to Mrs. Sarah Ogden Delannoy. Signed by George A. King.
 
Item 8: Itemized list of claims of Mrs. Sarah Ogden Delannoy by U.S. Army, portions of the 14th and 19th corps, near Sandersville, Georgia, circa 1864 November 16
 
Item 9: Indenture, Alexander S. Delannoy to Sarah Ogden Delannoy, Chatham County, 1875 September 2
Sale of half interest in the Walthour Homestead Plantation, Liberty County, Ga. This document is a copy.
 
Item 10: Will of John D. Delannoy, Chatham County, 1876 May 6
This document is a certified copy.
 
Item 11: List of children and dates of birth of John D. and Sarah E.M. Delannoy, undated