William McKissack land grants
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William McKissack land grants

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: McKissack, William, -1795.
Title: William McKissack land grants
Dates: 1795
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0533

Biographical/Historical Note

William McKissack lived in Montgomery County, Georgia. According to the South Carolina Legal, Nov. 7, 1795, McKissack was killed in October, 1795, during a Native American attack on his town in Montgomery County.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two land grants for William McKissack for 1,000 acres each in Montgomery County. One grant is dated 1795 and has a warrant with the plat attached. The other grant is only a fragment, and the date and signature are missing.

Index Terms

Land grants.
McKissack, William, -1795.
Montgomery County (Ga.)
Plats (maps)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], William McKissack land grants, MS 533, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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.


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

Container List

Item 1: Grant of a tract of 1,000 acres in Montgomery County, Ga., to William McKissack, 1795 April 17 ( 2.0 p. )
Warrant with plat attached.
Item 2: Fragment of a grant of 1,000 acres in Montgomery County to William McKissack
Date and signature missing.