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Abner Atkison (Atkins) papers

Abner Atkison (Atkins) papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Abner Atkison (Atkins) papers
Creator: Atkison, Abner
Inclusive Dates: 1784 October 15, 1820 May 20
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 items)
Collection Number: ms668
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Abner Atkison's (Atkins) certificate of service as Revolutionary soldier under Elijah Clarke, dated October 15, 1784 and certified by Clarke, September 6, 1785. Also included is the will of Abner Atkison (Atkins), dated Hancock County, May 20, 1820, which leaves land and slaves to sons Cornelius, Lewis, and Elbert, daughters Sally Cook, Lusany Lundy, and granddaughter Lucy Cook. It is signed by Abner Atkison, executors Thomas Lundy and Starling Evans, and witnessed by George Collins, Spencer Watts, and Aquillia Evans.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Abner Atkison (Atkins) papers, ms668, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clarke, Elijah, 1733-1799 -- Autographs
Real property -- Georgia -- Hancock County.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1784 October 15, 1820 May 20