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Howell McLemore Estate Papers

Identifier: 1967-0330M

Scope and Contents

The collection includes listings of purchasers and the items they purchased at the auction of Howell McLemore's effects in 1841; an account of the disposal of Howell McLemore's goods by the administrators of his estate; slave birth records (written after 1847); and a deed of gift from Howell's son Chesley B. to his own daughter by his first wife before he remarried in 1849. Some of these documents would have been recorded in Emanuel County official records.


  • 1841, 1849, and n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Howell (or Howel) was probably born in South Carolina where he married Mary Elizabeth McMorris and had at least two sons, Chesley Boswick and Ira T. He moved with his family to Emanuel County, Georgia, where he died.


5 items : Available only as photocopy.

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30214 United States