Thomas Green estate records
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Thomas Green estate records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Green, Thomas, -approximately 1770.
Title: Thomas Green estate records
Dates: 1770
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0326

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Green lived in St. Matthew's Parish, Georgia (now Effingham County) with his wife, Ann. On October 29, 1765, the Crown granted 500 in St. Matthew's Parish, on the east side of the Ogeechee River, to the children of Thomas and Ann. As his estate was settled in 1770, it is assumed he died close to this date.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of records of the estate of Thomas Green, 1770. Included are an authorization of the estate appraises, signed by Governor James Wright, Nathaniel Miller, Joshua Pearce, and Philip Howell, as well as an inventory of the estate, signed by the three appraisers.

Index Terms

Distribution of decedents' estates.
Effingham County (Ga.)
Estate records.
Executors and administrators.
Green, Thomas, -approximately 1770.
Real estate appraisers.
Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Thomas Green estate records, MS 326, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Bobby Morris, 1958.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Authorization of appraisers of estate of Thomas Green of St. Matthew's Parish. Savannah, 1770 August 4 ( 2.0 p. )
Photocopy of DS. Signed by James Wright, Governor; Nathaniel Miller, Joshua Pearce, Philip Howell, appraisers.
Item 2: Inventory of estate of Thomas Green, 1770 August 7 ( 2.0 p. )
Photocopy of DS. Signed by Nathaniel Miller, Joshua Pearce, Philip Howell.