William Stone estate administration document

William Stone estate administration document

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stone, Catharine Harris
Title: William Stone estate administration document
Dates: 1860 January 12
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 item)
Coll. Number: ms2927

Biographical/Historical Note

William Stone married Catharine Harris in 1830, upon his death he left his 38 slaves, property, and money to his children, of both sexes. Several of the slaves were children, as young as one-years-old, though a number of others were in their 20s. The money given ranged from $700 to nearly $2000.


Scope and Content Note

A document dated 1860 January 12 in Warren County, Georgia. It lists the property in the estate of William Stone, deceased. The following minor children of William Stone received joint shares of 38 African American salves and also received sums of money: Cordelia A. - $717.51; Cassanda M. - $718.34; Ellafara B. - $1642.85; William J. - $1999.91; Martha B. - $823.86. The slaves are listed by name and age and include Amos, 22; Ebbin, 25; Jefferson, 17; John, 1; Saphronia, 12; Charity, 3; and Antinett, 8. The administrators of the estate were Isaac Harris and Catharine Stone. The document is signed (with "X") by Catharine Stone.


Index Terms

Child slaves--Georgia--Warren County.
Distribution of decedents' estates--Georgia--Warren County--History--Sources.
Estate administration records.
Estate records.
Inheritance and succession--Georgia--Warren County--History--Sources.
Slaves--Georgia--Warren County.
Stone, William -- Estate

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Stone estate administration document, ms 2927. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Stone estate, 1860 January 12