Liberty County Will – Sarah Quarterman

Enslaved Persons Mentioned: Marlborough
Slaveholder: Sarah Quarterman
Year: 1826
Location: Liberty County, Georgia

[Will Summary]

Testator: Sarah Quarterman, widow, Liberty County, State of Georgia


  • To grandson Quarterman Way the tract of land on which she now lives, with all its buildings and improvements, as well as “my negro man slave Marlborough, my stock of cattle, my horse, and all my household and kitchen furniture.” Quarterman Way is to pay one fourth of her debts.

  • To son John S. Quarterman or to his heirs, gives one third of her remaining estate; children of her deceased daughter Susannah Bacon get another third; and the children of her deceased daughter Sarah Stacy the final third. Each of the above mentioned parts to pay a fourth of her debt.

Executors: son John S. Quarterman, son in law John Bacon

Date signed: 19 June 1826

Witnesses: Thomas G. Way, Elizabeth Bacon, Susan A. Bacon

Probated by Thomas G. Way on 5 March 1832

Recorded 15 March 1832

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