Obediah Edwards deeds and estate inventory
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Obediah Edwards deeds and estate inventory

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia Historical Society.
Title: Obediah Edwards deeds and estate inventory
Dates: 1852-1859
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1185

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the deeds to two pieces of land in Georgia purchased by Obediah Edwards. One tract of 490 acres was in Chatham County, the other consisting of 234 acres was in Effingham County. Also included in this collection is an estate inventory listing the properties Edwards owned at the time of his death.

Index Terms

Chatham County (Ga.)
Edwards, Obediah.
Effingham County (Ga.)
Estate inventories.
Real property, Exchange of.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Obediah Edwards deeds and estate inventory, MS 1185, 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



1Item 1: Deed. William Gruyer to O. Edwards. 234 acres of land in Effingham County, Georgia, 1852 May 12 ( 1.0 p. )


1Item 2: Deed. Alexander Bryan to Obediah Edwards. 490 acres of land in Chatham County, Georgia, 1857 October 30 ( 1.0 p. )


1Item 3: Executors list of property belonging to the estate of Obediah Edwards. Effingham County, Georgia, 1859 February 24 ( 10.0 p. ) (3 copies.)