Liberty County Will – Sarah S. McGowen

Enslaved Persons Mentioned: Charles
Slaveholder: Sarah S. McGowen
Year: 1839
Location: Liberty County, Georgia

[Will Summary]

Testator: Sarah S. McGowen, Liberty County, State of Georgia


  • To nephew John M. Myddelton [alt: Middleton] “one negro slave named Charles.” If John M. Myddelton dies under age, Charles would go to his brother Augusta Myddelton’s other children.

  • Wills that the remainder of his estate, both real and personal, not required to pay his debts, be divided equally between granddaughter Susan L. Stacy and gradson John McGowen.

Executors: friends Joseph F. McGowen, William N. Way

Date signed: 27 October 1829

Witnesses: Joseph Way, Wm. N. Way, ?Rhesa? Floyd

Probated by Joseph Way on 3 January 1831

Recorded 20 January 1831

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