Liberty County Will – Benjamin Law

African-Americans Mentioned: Sam
Slaveholder: Benjamin Law
Year: 1826
Location: Liberty County, Georgia

Will Summary:

Testator: Benjamin Law, Liberty County, State of Georgia

Bequests:

  • To “my afflicted and dear child” Benjamin Law, my fellow Sam, till death, to attend on him, and the said Benjamin to be supported out of the rest of my property.”

  • All the remainer of property to the rest of his family, to be equally divided among them after his debts are paid.

Executors: His four sons, William, Joseph, James & John S. Law

Date signed: 28 August 1826

Witnesses: James Sandiford, John C. Broughton, J.S. Bradwell

Probated by James Sandiford on 7 January 1828

Recorded on 24 January 1828

See original will at: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93L-PN?i=454&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901&cc=1999178

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