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: Mary G. Stevens
Date Sworn: 1845-03-10
Appraisers: William Maxwell, B.A. Busby, J. Wilson Winn
Estate Administrator: William S. Baker
Court Officer: Robt. Q. Andrews, J.P.
Date Recorded: 1846-02-23
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clerk
Total Value of Property Appraised: Only enslaved persons were appraised.
Value of enslaved persons: $2425.00
Comments: Lot #1 was drawn by William S. Baker for Miss Mary ??Mell?? and Lot #2 by John S. Mallard on behalf of his wife Sarah Mallard.
|Enslaved Person Named||Value||Desc.||Lot #|
Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893L-GH2J?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 635 of 689