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: Silas Perry
Date Sworn: 1846-09-12
Appraisers: John W. Stacy, W. G. Martin, Mathew Butler (signed with his mark)
Estate Administrator: estate shown to the appraisers by David Zoucks, guardian of Silas Perry’s minors
Court Officer: not listed
Date Recorded: not listed
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell
Total Value of Property Appraised: $710.00
Value of enslaved persons: $350.00
Comments: Only other estate recorded was 80 head of stock cattle @ $4.50 per head.
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Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93L-GHN5?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 677 of 689; county probate courthouses, Georgia.