Liberty County Estate Inventory – Jesse Futch

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: Jesse Futch
Date Sworn: 1864-09-09
Appraisers: James R. Bird, Norman Bradley, Z.L. Boggs
Estate Executor: Eli Futch
Court Officer: possibly also W.P. Girardeau
Date Recorded: 1864-09-09
Recording Official: W.P. Girardeau, O.L.C.
Total Value of Estate: $19,630.90
Value of enslaved persons: $13,125.00
Comments: None

Enslaved Person Named Value Desc.
Stephen 800 man
Jerry 900 man
Nelson 800 man
Linda 900 with child Emilia
John 600 boy
George 500 boy
Julia 350 girl
Abe 300 boy
Martha 250 girl
Louisa 200
Harriet 800 with child Nelson
Hannah 200 girl
Rebecca 450 girl
Jim 400 boy
Bill 350
Charity 300
Eliza 275
Jacob 250
Donam 800 boy
Isaac 700 boy

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills 1863-1942 vol C-D > image 51 of 430; county probate courthouses, Georgia.

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