Liberty County Estate Inventory & Division – M.M. Martin

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: M.M. Martin
Date Sworn: 1843-07-06
Appraisers: Jos. Quarterman, Thos. [Thomas] Q. Cassels, W.E.W. Quarterman
Estate Administrator: Mrs. Lauretta Martin
Court Officer: Wm. ? Martin
Date Recorded: 1843-07-29
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clerk
Total Value of Property Appraised: [only enslaved persons appraised]
Value of enslaved persons: $850
Comments: Lots drawn as follows:
1 – by Mrs. Lauretta Martin
2 – “remained in the hat f. D.B.M. Shepard”
3 – John E. Mann

Deceased Date Enslaved Person Named Value Desc. Lot #
Martin, M.M. 1843-0706 Die 350 1
Martin, M.M. 1843-0706 Bram 300 2
Martin, M.M. 1843-0706 Marlboro 125 3
Martin, M.M. 1843-0706 Venus 75 3

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 612 of 689.

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