David Clarke, Sterling Jordan, and Leon H. Marks oath
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David Clarke, Sterling Jordan, and Leon H. Marks oath

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Clarke, David.
Creator: Jordan, Sterling, -1826.
Creator: Marks, Leon H., 1778-1824.
Title: David Clarke, Sterling Jordan, and Leon H. Marks oath
Dates: 1813 September 11
Extent: (1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0609
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

David Clarke married Agnes Townsley in Jefferson County, Georgia, in 1810. No biographical information is available on Sterling Jordan. Leon Heyman (1778-1824) Marks was born in Germany. He married Jane McMurry. Marks died in Augusta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an 1813 oath signed by David Clarke, Sterling Jordan, and Leon H. Marks, all of Jefferson County, Georgia, stating they will make a "just and true" appraisement of William Parsons estate. Parsons was deceased at the time of the appraisal.

Index Terms

Clarke, David.
Decedents' estates.
Jefferson County (Ga.)
Jordan, Sterling, -1826.
Marks, Leon H., 1778-1824.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], David Clarke, Sterling Jordan, and Leon H. Marks oath, MS 609, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Syracuse University Library, 1967.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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