Boring family papers
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Boring family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Boring family.
Title: Boring family papers
Dates: 1832-1931
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1793

Biographical/Historical Note

John P. Boring (d. ca. 1907) of Woodstock, Georgia was the father of James R. Boring (1879-1942) also of Woodstock, Georgia in Cherokee County.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials relating to the Boring family of Cherokee County, Georgia from 1832-1931. Majority of these papers are the land indentures, deeds, wills, and titles that were involved in the purchase of land in the fifteenth district of the second section in Cherokee County, Georgia by John P. Boring and Will L. Dean. There are also accounts from the building of property on the land acquired through the legal documents in 1905 and photographs of homes in Woodstock and Holly Springs, Georgia where the family lived. Photocopies of some of the deeds are also included.

Index Terms

Boring family.
Boring, James R., 1879-1942.
Boring, John P., d. approximately 1907.
Dean, Will L., active 1891-1907.
Deeds--Georgia--Cherokee County.
Title (property rights)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.