Needham Rogers land grant and plat
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Needham Rogers land grant and plat

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Rogers, Needham, 1796-1871.
Title: Needham Rogers land grant and plat
Dates: 1843
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0665

Biographical/Historical Note

Needham Rogers (1796-1871) was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. He married Susan Daniell in approximately 1850 in Newton County, Georgia, where they lived. He died in Cobb, Georgia, in 1871.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a land grant from the State of Georgia to Needham Rogers of Newton County for 40 acres of Tract 119, 5th District, 1st Section of Cherokee County, 1843. The grant is for land drawn by Rogers during the gold lottery of 1842. A plat and pendant seal are attached.

Index Terms

Cherokee County (Ga.)
Land grants.
Land speculation.
Plats (maps)
Rogers, Needham, 1796-1871.
Seals (artifacts)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Needham Rogers land grant and plat, MS 665, 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: Land grant from State of Georgia to Needham Rogers for 40 acres of land, Tract 119, 5th District, 1st Section, Cherokee County, 1843 June 15 ( 3.0 p. )
Attached plat and pendant seal.