Liberty County Estate Inventory – Christina Howard

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: Christina Howard
Date Sworn: 1846-10-13
Appraisers: John Chapman, Stanten Haymans, Stephen Baxter [listed as sen. one place, and Jr. another]
Estate Executor: Jacob Howard
Court Officer: J.T. Horn, J.P.
Date Recorded: 1847-01-23
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clerk
Total Value of Property Appraised: $1875.82
Value of enslaved persons: $1100.00
Comments: Long list of small items of property.

Enslaved Person Named Value Desc.
Stepney 500 “negro fellow”
Mary 600 woman + child Louisa

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 643 of 689

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