Liberty County Estate Inventory & Division – Richard L. Quarterman

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: Richard L. Quarterman, a minor
Date Sworn: 1846-11-25
Appraisers: John W. Stacy, E. Stacy, John E. Mann
Estate Administrator: William E. W. Quarterman, guardian of Richard L. Quarterman, a deceased minor
Court Officer: W.E.W. Quarterman
Date Recorded: not listed
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clk
Total Value of Property Appraised: $2828.50
Value of enslaved persons: $2825.00
Comments: Lots were drawn as follows:
Lot 1: John S. Norman
Lot 2: W.E.W. Quarterman
Lot 3: L. S. Quarterman

Enslaved Person Named Value Desc. Lot #
Bob 550 fellow 1
Rachael 400 woman 1
Battus 500 2
Diana 200 2
Dick 200 2
Patty 350 3
Marlboro 300 3
Mary 325 3

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.

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