McIntosh County Will – Ann Bradford

Enslaved Persons Mentioned: Abigail, Dorah, Fanny, Oscar, Rose, Simon
Slaveholder: Ann Bradford
Location: Liberty County, Georgia

Will Summary:

Testator: Ann Bradford, widow, McIntosh County, State of Georgia


    • To granddaughter Ann Hart, “Abigail and her daughter Fanny, together with their future issue.”

    • To granddaughter Sarah Dunham “Dorah and her issue”

    • To grandson Adam Couper Dunham goes “Oscar”

    • To granddaughter Louisa Dunham “Rose and her issue”

    • All property not disposed of above is to be kept by the executors for the use and benefit of her daughter Mary Dunham as long as she lives, and at her death then to be equally divided among her children who are then living, except the above named Ann Hart, Sarah Dunham, Adam Couper Dunham and Louisa Dunham, who are not to have any part of the property reserved for her daughter.

Executors: Jacob H. Dunham, William Thomas Harris, William John King

Date signed: 8 April 1828

Witnesses: William Jas. [James] Harper, Edward W. Delegal

Codicil added at same time: “I give and bequeath to my niece Margery Todd my negro boy Simon.”

Probated by William James Harper on 1 March 1830

Recorded 4 March 1830

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