John Vason will

Collection:
John Vason Will
Title:
John Vason will
Date of Original:
1852
Subject:
Vason family
Probate records--Georgia--Morgan County
Slavery--Georgia--History
Wills--Georgia--Morgan County
People:
Hemphill, Eliza Vason
Vason, David A.
Vason, Emily Owens
Vason, Pope
Vason, Rebecca
Vason, William
Woods, Nancy Vason
Location:
United States, Georgia, Morgan County, 33.5908249, -83.4923823
Medium:
wills
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Last will and testament, dated 1852, of John Vason of Morgan County, Georgia, a landowner and slaveholder. The will is 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."
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:guan_0860_harg0860-001-001
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:guan_0860_harg0860-001-001
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Box 1, Folder 1, John Vason will, ms860, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:

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