Liberty County Estate Inventory – Mrs. Mary Ann Ladson

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: Mrs. Mary Ann Ladson
Date Sworn: 1835-05-18
Appraisers: Thos. Baker, Ezra Stacy, Thos. Q. Cassels
Estate Executor: John Dunwody
Court Officer: W.Q. Baker, J.J.C.L.C.
Date Recorded: 1835-06-18
Recording Official: E. Baker, Clk
Total Value of Property Appraised: see comment
Value of enslaved persons: $5425.00
Comments: The appraisement only included the enslaved people.

Enslaved Person Named Value
Sam 600
Sukey 350
Dick 350
John 300
Tilla 175
Stephen 400
Jacob 600
Sary 300
Hester 500
Lydia 400
Adeline 300
Affy 150
Melissa 600
Georgiana 400

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L93L-GCH8?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 531 of 689; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

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