Thomas Pledger, Sr. land grant and plat
New Search | Return to Search Results | View/Save/Print PDF

Thomas Pledger, Sr. land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Pledger, Thomas, approximately 1764-1846.
Title: Thomas Pledger, Sr. land grant and plat
Dates: 1843
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0622

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Pledger, Sr. (ca. 1764-1856) was born in Granville County, North Carolina. He married Nancy Ann Leavister and worked as a farmer in Elbert County, Georgia. He died in 1846.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant to Thomas Pledger, Sr. of Elbert County, Georgia for Lot 850, 40 acres, in the 11th District, 1st Section of Cherokee County, Georgia. This was a gold lot. The plat and pendant seal are attached.

Index Terms

Cherokee County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Land speculation.
Plats (maps)
Pledger, Thomas, approximately 1764-1846.
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Thomas Pledger, Sr. land grant and plat, MS 622, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection material 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 land to Thomas Pledger, Sr. of Elbert County for Lot 850, of 40 acres, in the 11th Dist., 1st Sec., Cherokee County ( 2.0 p. )
Plat and pendant seal attached. Gold lot.