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Nancy Hallmark land lottery deed

Identifier: LH-0116

Scope and Contents note

Original land lottery deed for lot number thirty-two in the Fifth Section of the Sixth District of Carroll County, Georgia, awarded to Nancy Hallmark in May 1831, with original wooden seal included. The land, consisting of two hundred two and a half acres, was surveyed by William Maxey on January 27, 1827, under the supervision of Surveyor General John Pettune.


  • 1831


Conditions Governing Access note

Rights transferred to the University of West Georgia.

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Open to all users.

Biographical/Historical note

Nancy Elizabeth McWhorter (1819-1891) was the first of the five children of Hugh Barnett McWhorter (1787-1857) and Sarah Elizabeth (Ludderdale) McWhorter (c. 1780-c. 1850). She married Andrew Jackson Aderhold (1819-1903) on September 27, 1842, in Carroll County, Georgia. Their son, James B. Austin Aderhold (1855-1884) married Sarah Elizabeth Boyd on January 3, 1878, in Carroll County, Georgia. They had three children, including Wiley Austin Aderhold, a Carroll County doctor. Wiley Austin Aderhold was the grandfather of Jackie Carden, and helped raise her after her mother, Hazel Irene (Aderhold) Ward died in 1936 at the age of 24. The land deed came to Carden through her aunt, Gladys L. (Aderhold) Barker (1901-1999), another daughter of Wiley Austin Aderhold. The connection between Nancy Hallmark and the Aderhold and McWhorter families is unclear.


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Original land deed from the 1831 Carroll County, Georgia lottery awarded to Nancy Hallmark.


Guide to the Nancy Hallmark land lottery deed LH-0116
Finding aid prepared by Written by Michael Camp.
February 2019
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Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States