Alton Pemberton deed
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Alton Pemberton deed

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Pemberton, Alton, active 1803-1832.
Title: Alton Pemberton deed
Dates: 1832
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0612
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alton Pemberton was born between 1770 and 1780. He arrived in Savannah Georgia, from England in 1803. He was a member of the Georgia Militia in 1807. While in Savannah, he married a woman with the maiden name Reynolds. He is listed in Federal Census of 1830 as between the ages of 50 and 60.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a deed of conveyance between Alton Pemberton of Waynesboro, Georgia, and Thomas Nock Pemberton Sr. and Thomas Nock Pemberton, Jr. of London, for two individual ninth shares of property in Tipton Staffordshire. The deed also includes one-sixth of the mines and minerals on that land and is dated 1832. The deed was certified by Edmund Molyneux, British Consul at Savannah. It is on parchment.

Index Terms

Pemberton, Alton, active 1803-1832.
Right of property.
Staffordshire (England)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Alton Pemberton deed, MS 612, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Indiana Historical Society, 1953.


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.


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