The first of 8 land lotteries held in Georgia was in 1805 and only citizens of the State of Georgia were eligible to participate.One of those who was a lucky winner for a grant in Oglethorpe County, GA was Zaccheus Wilson. Grant Date 20 Aug 1806Grant Book WaD1GB139 Source: "1805 Georgia Land Lottery - Fortunate Drawers and Grantees" by Paul K. Graham. Page 118.Mr. Graham is a board-certified genealogist. This Zaccheus Wilson, son of Zaccheus Sr. who had died in 1795 in Oglethorpe County, was still a resident of Georgia at that time.