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John Vason will

John Vason will

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Vason will
Creator: Vason, John
Inclusive Dates: 1852
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms860
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Vason was from Morgan County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the last will and testament of John Vason of Morgan County, Georgia, a complex document dividing the estate evenly amongst his wife, Rebecca and the children, Nancy Vason Woods, Eliza Vason Hemphill, William Vason, Pope Vason, Emily Owens Vason, David A. Vason and John Vason, after a series of delineated charges has been deducted from the estate. The will directs his wife "to choose such of negroes, stock of horses, cattle, hogs, &c. &c. provisions of all kinds on hand at the time of my death"

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Vason will, ms860, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Hemphill, Eliza Vason
Probate records -- Georgia -- Morgan County.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.
Vason family
Vason, David A.
Vason, Emily Owens
Vason, Pope
Vason, Rebecca
Vason, William
Wills -- Georgia -- Morgan County.
Woods, Nancy Vason

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Will, 1852 Access Online