Absolam Janes will

Absolam Janes will

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Janes, Absolam
Title: Absolam Janes will
Dates: 1847, 1854
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms858

Biographical/Historical Note

Absolam Janes was from Greene County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the last will and testament of Absolam Janes of Greene County, Georgia dividing his property amongst his children: Cornelia M. Sanders (7 slaves, 745 acres of land, $750 in sundry); Thomas P. Janes (8 slaves, furniture, 520 acres of land); Nancy W. McWhorter (7 slaves, furniture and a house); Mary E. Janes (11 slaves, a cash settlement of $6,000); and grandchildren Robert McWhorter (25 shares Georgia RR and Banking stock), all remaining property is to be equally divided between the children Cornelia Sanders, Thomas Janes, Mary Janes, Felix Janes, Susan Janes and Cordelia Janes.

Index Terms

Georgia Railroad and Banking Company.
Janes family
Janes, Absolam -- Estate
Probate records--Georgia--Greene County.
Slave records--Georgia.
Wills--Georgia--Greene County.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Absolam Janes will, ms858, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Will, 1847, 1854