Liberty County Estate Inventory – Stephen Sweatman Perry

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: Stephen Sweatman Perry
Date Sworn: 1863-09-29
Appraisers: Newman Bradley, John E. McCall, Flournoyal Sapp (alternates were S.W. Hill and John E. Mann)
Estate Executors: John O. Perry and John Baker
Court Officer: Benjn [Benjamin] Darsey J.P.
Date Recorded: 1863-10-13
Recording Official: W.P. Girardeau Ordinary, L.C.
Total Value of Estate: $12,193.00
Value of enslaved persons: $9,800.00

Enslaved Person Named Value Desc.
Samson 2500 man
Jane 2700 with child ? Tona
Sam 2800 boy
Henry 1800 boy

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93L-RJWM?cc=1999178&wc=9SYY-ZNP%3A267679901%2C268025701 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills 1863-1942 vol C-D > image 19 of 430; county probate courthouses, Georgia.

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