Saturday, May 22, 2010

John Braswell, Fraudulent Drawer, 1827 Georgia Land Lottery

1827 – Georgia Land Lottery – 63rd day’s drawing – May 18
John Braswell
, Sec. 4, Dist. 6, Lot #132, residence Appling Co., Morgan’s Dist.,
Drew in Coweta County

1828 February 12
Land Lottery won fraudulently
Informer: Jacob Bryan
Fraudulent Drawer – John Braswell
County Registered: Appling County
District: Morgan’s District
Draw Received: two ---?
Fraud: Braswell received a lot in a previous lottery.
Condemned Coweta County Superior Court October Term 1829

Index to Coweta County Deed Book A, page 345: John Braswell to James Cobb

1830 - US Census Tattnall Co., GA: John Braswell, skip 3 names, James Cobb

1840 - US Census Screven Co., GA: Lewis Lewis, skip 10 names, Jacob Bryan, skip 7 names, Peter Reddick

NOTE: Peter Reddick was the administrator of Turner Braswell. Lewis Lewis & John Braswell provided security for James Lambert & Edward Boyett on the estate of Irvin Boyette in 1824 in Screven County, Georgia.