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James Thomasson will

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0112

Scope and Contents note

Will, codicil, and probate documents for the estate of James Thomasson of Heard County, Georgia.

Dates

  • 1832-1833, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users

Conditions Governing Use note

All rights transferred to the University of West Georgia

Biographical/Historical note

James Thomasson (1800-1859) was born in York, South Carolina and moved to Heard County, Georgia after the death of his first wife, Jane Barron (married 1823; died July 16, 1827). Thomasson and his first wife had two sons: William Barron Thomasson (born November 23, 1823) and Thomas Jefferson Thomasson (born September 5, 1825).

The will, dating from 1832-1833, indicates that he might have remarried as he bequeaths property to his wife.

Extent

0.26 Linear feet (1 ov map folder)

Language

English

Overview

Will, codicil, and subsequent probate documents for the estate of James Thomasson of Heard County, Georgia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Candace "Candy" O'Hern Childrey and John A. Childrey, Jr. in September 2018.

Candy O'Hern Childrey is granddaughter of James Jefferson Thomasson, a descendant of the James Thomasson in the will.
Title
Guide the James Thomasson will LH-0112
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Blynne Olivieri and Erin Wright
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States