ALCORN-L ArchivesArchiver > ALCORN > 2006-08 > 1154987233
Subject: Re: Elijah Allcorn & bro. Josiah
Date: 7 Aug 2006 15:47:13 -0600
This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list.
Surnames: Allcorn, Hall, Cowden
Message Board URL:
Message Board Post:
I could only get two books through interlibrary loan and they said basically the same thing. Below is taken from: "1805 Georgia Land Lottery Persons Entitled to Draws," by Paul K. Graham, The Genealogy Company, Decatur, GA, 2005.
From page 6.
263 Allcorn, Elijah Franklin B B
442 Allcorn, Jane, widow Jackson B P Wi D2 L52
The first number (263 and 442) is their lottery number. After their name is the county they were living in at the time of the Land Lottery registration from May 1803 through 1 March 1804. Next is the results of the lottery. A "B" means a blank. a "P" means a prize. Both had two chances. Some only had one chance. This means that Elijah was white, 21 years old or older, citizen of the US, resident of Georgia from May 1802, with wife and legitimate children under age 21. Jane had two draws which showed she was white, widowed, citizen of the US, resident of Georgia from May 1802 with legitimate children under age 21. Jane received Lot 52 in District 2 of Wilkinson County. There were 7 men named William Hall who participated in the lottery. They are listed on page 225 and below.
565 Hall, William Elbert B B
624 Hall, William Franklin B B
792 Hall, William, Ogechee Greene P B Ba D3 L58
735 Hall, William, Oconee Greene B B
717 Hall, William Greene B B
1752 Hall, William Tattnal B
2043 Hall, William Washington B B
I could not find anything which indicated what the Ogechee or Oconee meant. Ba means the land was in Baldwin County, Georgia.
A Robert Cowden is listed on page 121.
1117 Cowden, Robert Jackson B B
No Robert Crowden, Robert Cowan or Cowen, or Robert Crowder.
This doesn't seem to help much with determining who is Jane Allcorn.