Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers

Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Cobb family
Creator: Jordan family
Title: Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers
Dates: 1727-1904
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet
Coll. Number: ms3829

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers regarding various related familes of Georgia from the nineteenth century, including the Cobbs, the Jordans, and the Newtons. It is primarily made up of correspondence that deals with family matters. Financial papers are also included, such as estate papers, slave bills of sale, and a land grant.

Index Terms

Cobb, Ann Olivia Newton, 1841-1926
Estate records.
Land grants--Georgia--Cherokee County.
Slave bills of sale--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers, ms3829, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11William Bly estate papers, 1727 July 11
2Cherokee County land grant, 1832 May 24
3Joseph Pinkney Jordan letter to his cousin Ginger, 1859 February 20
4William H. Jackson letter regarding Merrian R. Cooper, 1862 July 7
5"Livie" correspondence, 1887
6Cobb family correspondence, 1874-1898
7"Livy" letters to "Ney", 1887
8Olivia Newton Cobb Davis' application for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1889 November 3
9Newton-Jordan correspondence, 1890-1893
10Davis-Morgan-Grove obituaries, 1886-1900
11Tearsheets and poem, circa 1904
12John H. Newton's slave bill of sale