These antebellum estate inventories and appraisals generally included all the deceased person’s “property,” including enslaved persons. Only those names are documented here for historical and genealogical purposes. Anyone interested in the actual property owned by the deceased may find it at the link at the bottom of the page. Names are listed in the original order, as this often gives very valuable information about family groupings or the age of children (who may be listed in age order).
Location: Liberty County, Georgia
Deceased: Sarah Ann Austen
Date Sworn: 1808-04-25
Appraisers: Elijah Lewis, William C. Lawson, Thos. [Thomas]A. Peacock
Estate Administrator: Joseph Austen
Court Officer: Thomas Nelms, J.P.
Date Recorded: [not given]
Total Value of Estate: $3405.00
Comments: Appraised estate consisted only of enslaved persons.
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Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893L-PR5?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 291 of 689; county probate courthouses, Georgia.