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Absolam Janes will

Absolam Janes will

Descriptive Summary

Title: Absolam Janes will
Creator: Janes, Absolam
Inclusive Dates: 1847, 1854
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms858
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Absolam Janes was from Greene County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Will, 1847, 1854