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Liberty County Estate Inventory – William Hodges

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: William Hodges
Date Sworn: 1841-03-29
Appraisers: Eli Bradley, Newman Bradley, John S. Bradley
Estate Administrator: not listed
Court Officer: E. Daniel, J.J.C.L.C.
Date Recorded: 1841-07-12
Recording Official: John W. Stacy, C.C.O.L.C.
Total Value of Property Appraised: $4406.00
Value of enslaved persons: $2775.00
Comments: None

Enslaved Person Named Value Comments
Sam 600 man
Caesar 500 man
Minder 300 woman
Amy 400 woman
Matilda 375 girl
Sally 250 girl
Dove (? – maybe Dave?) 150 boy
Jim 125 boy
Jack 75 boy

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893L-GHK1?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 589 of 689.

Liberty County Estate Inventory & Division – Eliza Q. Mallard

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: Miss Eliza Q. Mallard
Date Sworn: 1840-09-01
Appraisers: Geo. [George] W. Walthour, Wm. [William] S. Baker, C.S. Mallard
Estate Executor: Lydia Laing
Court Officer: E.H. Bacon, J.J.C.L.C.
Date Recorded: 1841-07-21
Recording Official: John W. Stacy, Clk.
Total Value of Property Appraised: $3330.00
Value of enslaved persons: $3300.00
Comments: “The above property was thrown into the following lots excepting the first named woman and the small articles of household furniture.” [NOTE: The fate of the first named woman, Hagar, was not recorded.] Lots were drawn as follows:

#1 – Mrs. L. Laing
#2 – Mr. Jno. B. Mallard
#3 – Wm. [William] Q. Baker
#4 – ?T?.Q. Cassels

Enslaved Person Named Value Comments Lot #
Hagar 500 woman
Dinah 500 1
William 450 4
Cinda 200 1
Jack 550 3
Daniel 600 2
Jane 500 4

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893L-GHGM?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 590 of 689

Liberty County Estate Inventory – John Curry

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 Curry
Date Sworn: 1839-04-04
Appraisers: John W. Stacy, Wm. [William] G. Martin, David Zoucks
Estate Executor: William E.W. Quarterman
Court Officer: E. Daniel, J.J.C.L.C.
Date Recorded: 1842-03-23
Recording Official: John W. Stacy
Total Value of Property Appraised: $2263.25
Value of enslaved persons: $1250.00
Comments: “The Executor having delayed to hand in the above – it was not recorded till this date – March 23, 1842.”

Enslaved Person Named Value
March 650
Cherry 600

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93L-GHBS?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 595 of 689.

Liberty County Estate Inventory – Susan Lorena Stacy

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: James Stacy [inventory is for property owned by his orphan, Susan Lorena Stacy]
Date Sworn: 1843-01-02
Appraisers: J.S. Bradwell, Wm. [William] N. Way, B.W. Allen
Estate Guardian: Ezra Stacy
Court Officer: Wm. [William] G. Martin, J.J.C.L.C.
Date Recorded: 1843-03-31
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clk
Total Value of Property Appraised: [only enslaved persons appraised]
Value of enslaved persons: $1125.00
Comments: Appraisal was of “the goods and chattels of Susan L. Stacy, minor of James S. Stacy”. The previous page held the guardianship bond, appointing Ezra Stacy as the guardian of Susan Lorena Stacy, orphan of James Stacy.

Enslaved Person Named Value Comments
Bristol 400
Cuffy 350
Frank 350
Hannah 25 “Old”

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93L-GHRY?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 606 of 689.

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 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93L-GHRW?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 637 of 689.

Liberty County Estate Inventory – Matthew Bennet

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. Bennet
Date Sworn: 1842-03-17
Appraisers: Rich. [Richard] S. Baker, Saml [Samuel] Way, Thomas W. Flemming [Fleming]
Estate Administrator: not named
Court Officer: not named
Date Recorded: not given
Recording Official: not listed
Total Value of Property Appraised: $9552.87
Value of enslaved persons: $9390
Comments: The enslaved people were appraised in two lots. The lots were put in a hat, and Mrs. Sarah ?R? Baker draw lot #1, which left lot #2 for William B. Bennet, minor. The document then proceeded to say: “By the request of Mr. Jos. S. Baker and William Spencer we proceeded to appraise such of the goods and chattels of the Estate of Bennet as were shown us by them” and then lists household items valued at $162.87. Continues: “Personally appeared E.H. Bacon and Oliver Stevens Sen. who being sworn deposeth and ?saith? that they have appraised the foregoing articles and to which their names are signed. Sworn & subscribed this 25 June 1842, T.W. Quarterman, J.P.” Signed by E.H. Bacon and Oliver Stevens. [NOTE: An estate inventory was made for William B. Bennet, minor, in 1844 by guardian Jos. S. Baker. The slaves listed here in Lot #2 were in that estate inventory. Possibly William B. Bennet was coming of age at that time. In March 1842, Joseph S. Baker and William Spencer took out a guardianship bond for William Spencer to act as guardian for William B. Bennet, said to be the child of the deceased Matthew Bennet.]

Enslaved Person Named Value
Washington 500 1
Minder 450 1
Tom 450 1
Lyzzy 325 alt: Lizzy 1
Simon 300 1
Cudjo 225 1
Tom (L. Tom) 175 “L. Tom” 1
Hannah 15 “O. Hannah” 1
Charles 500 1
Phoebe 475 1
Jim 400 1
Nancy 200 1
Hucky 325 ?Hacky 1
Stephen 100 “L. Stephen” 1
Lizzy 175 1
Robert 500 2
Hannah 450 2
July 400 2
Stephen 550 2
John 275 2
Chloe 300 2
Toney 200 2
Mary 225 2
March 500 2
Betsy 400 2
Becky 75 2
Charlotte 300 2
Abram 175 2
Moses 300 2
Joe 125 2

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93L-GHPG?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 608 of 689.

Liberty County Estate Inventory – B. Williams

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: B. Williams
Date Sworn: 1842-04-25
Appraisers: Angus Martin, Nath. [Nathaniel] Martin, F.H. Miller
Estate Administrator: not listed
Court Officer: not listed
Date Recorded: not listed
Recording Official: not listed
Total Value of Property Appraised: $4787.50
Value of enslaved persons: $2925.00
Comments: Appraisal also included “landed estate $1200.00.” Location not stated. There is an inventory and division of estate for Benjamin Williams from 1846; based on the similarities of the slave names, it’s likely either him or a relation. See that document here.

Enslaved Person Named Value
Arthur 5 “old man”
Easter 350
York 400
Jane 400
Charlotte 400
Simon 250
Elsy 250
Peter 200
Louisa 150
Celia 100
Nippia 100 Alt: Nippy
Easter 100
Nancy 80
Richard 75
Georgia 75

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93L-GHPG?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 608 of 689; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

Liberty County Estate Inventory & Division – Jonathan Bacon

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: Jonathan Bacon
Date Sworn: 1843-09-13
Appraisers: Wm. [William] G. Martin, Joseph R. Bacon, Enoch Daniel
Estate Executor: John W. Stacy
Court Officer: T.W. Quarterman, J.P.
Date Recorded: 1843-07-19
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, Clerk
Total Value of Property Appraised: $7054.00
Value of enslaved persons: $5934.00
Comments: Estate was appraised and lots drawn in same document (so enslaved persons were only listed in lots). Lots were drawn as follows:

1 – John W. Stacy
2 – John Graham
3 – Capt. S. S. Moody

Deceased Date Enslaved Person Named Value Desc. Lot #
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Sally 400 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Billy 25 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Carolina 250 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Stephen 150 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Jenny 125 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Harriet 400 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Jack 75 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Will 400 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Bella 212 1
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Mary 400 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Hosea 40 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Lucinda 125 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 John 450 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Henry 300 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Lissey 100 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Rachael 300 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Daniel 175 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Stepney 110 2
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Amy 25 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Stepney 300 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Tenah 375 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Eliza 75 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Rose 400 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Sharper 50 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Shadrach 137 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Tom 100 3
Bacon, Jonathan 1843-09-13 Charles 425 3

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-893L-GHP5?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 610 of 689; citing Houston County Probate Court Judge, Georgia.

Liberty County Estate Inventory – Mary Austin

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 Austin
Date Sworn: 1843-07-04
Appraisers: N/A
Estate Executor: B.A. Busby
Court Officer: J.S. Bradwell, C.C.O.L.C.
Date Recorded: 1843-07-10
Recording Official: J.S. Bradwell, C.C.O.L.C.
Total Value of Property Appraised: No appraisal done
Value of enslaved persons: No appraisal done
Comments: “Received July 4th 1843 of B.A. Busby Executor of Estate of Mary Austin, late of Liberty County, the following negro slaves bequeathed to me by said Mary Austin and to be delivered at the death of her sister Francis Valley, to wit, Chloe, Joe, Betty, Dan?? [NOTE: looks like someone tried to correct it, illegible], and Mary and her child Eliza and Rachael. W.S. Harden for M.A. Harden
Recorded this 10th July 1843”

Deceased Date Enslaved Person Named Value Desc.
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Cloe
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Joe
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Betty
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Dan???
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Mary
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Eliza Mary’s child
Austin, Mary 1843-0704 Rachael

Find the digitized original at: “Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G93L-GCSD?cc=1999178&wc=9SYT-PT5%3A267679901%2C268032901 : 20 May 2014), Liberty > Wills, appraisements and bonds 1790-1850 vol B > image 612 of 689.