|Creator:||Stone, Catharine Harris|
|Title:||William Stone estate administration document|
|Dates:||1860 January 12|
|Quantity:||1.0 folder (1 item)|
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.
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.
William Stone estate administration document, ms 2927. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.