Liberty County Estate Inventory & Division – John S. 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: John S. Quarterman
Date Sworn: 1846-01-24
Appraisers: John W. Stacy, Thos. [Thomas] Q. Cassels, Wm. [William] G. Martin
Estate Executor: W.E.W. Quarterman
Court Officer: W.E.W. Quarterman
Date Recorded: 1846-05-23
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clk.
Total Value of Property Appraised: $3936.00
Value of enslaved persons: $3900.00
Comments: Estate was appraised, then divided into lots. Lot #1 was drawn by Stewart Quarterman and Lot #2 by Richard Quarterman.

Enslaved Person Named Value Lot #
Bathus 500 2
June 500 1
Patty 325 2
Tresa 450 or Luisa 2
Rachel 400 2
Tom 325 1
Malboro 300 2
Mary 300 2
Simon 225 1
Dick 200 2
Margaret 150 1
Flora 75 1
Cuffee 150 1

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 637 of 689.

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