Friday, October 08, 2021

Joseph Cook--Franklin Co GA 1785

The warrant in this folder is likely one of those included in an previous post(here) I did about the Joseph Cook entries in the records for Greene, Franklin, and Wilkes Co GA although it looks like this one has been transferred.

Folder Labels

Cook, Joseph

1 Warrants


 Lindsay, John
Taylor, Grant
Long, Nimrod
Shelman, Michael


Georgia to John Gorham Esq. County Surveyor for the County of Franklin

You are hereby authorized and required to admeasure and lay out, or cause to be admeasured and laid out, unto Joseph Cook a Tract of Land, which shall contain Nine Hundred and Twenty Acres, in the said county of Franklin, On the Bounty certificates of William Davis, William Anderson, William Lewis, & Benjamin Allen


Taking special care that the same has not heretofore been laid out to any person or persons; and you are hereby also directed and required to record the Plat of the same in your Office: and transmit a copy thereof, together with this Warrant, to the Surveyor General, within Six months from this Date.  Given under my Hand, as Senior Justice of Said County, this 6th Day of June 1785

Walker Richardson C F C

On outer side of Warrant

Middle Panel

Joseph Cook
920 Acre

Right Panel

Franklin County } To the worshipfull Court of
Now Selling your Petitioner Joseph Cook prayeth that the within warrant be renewed in John Pope's name and your Petitioner will ever pray

Joseph Cook

Source:  "Georgia, Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Headright and bounty documents 1783-1909, Cone, Aaron-Cooner, James > image 472-474 of 546; Georgia State Archives, Morrow.

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