Elijah Ragsdale land grant and plat
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Elijah Ragsdale land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Ragsdale, Elijah, 1778-1858.
Title: Elijah Ragsdale land grant and plat
Dates: 1840
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0643

Biographical/Historical Note

Elijah Ragsdale (1778-1858) was born in Virginia. He married Mary Kennedy in approximately 1799 in South Carolina. Ragsdale served in the War of 1812. By 1840 he had moved his family to Cobb County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant to Elijah Ragsdale of Newton County, Georgia, for a tract of 23 7/10 acres in the 15th District, 1st Section of Cherokee County, dated 1843. Included are a plat and pendant seal.

Index Terms

Cherokee County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Land speculation.
Plats (maps)
Ragsdale, Elijah, 1778-1858.
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Elijah Ragsdale land grant and plat, MS 643, 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 to Elijah Ragsdale of Newton County, Ga., a tract of 23 7/10 acres in the 15th Dist., 1st Sec., Cherokee County, 1840 November 6 ( 2.0 p. )
Plat and pendant seal attached.