Homestead Petitions

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Frederick Human - 1875

 

Frederick Human
Homestead Act Petition - 1875

Madison County, Georgia
Homestead Book Page 122

The petition of Frederick Human respectfully shows that he is the head of a family consisting of himself, wife and one minor child, and he desires under the provision of Section First Article Seven of the Constitution of Georgia and an Act of General Assembly approved October 3rd 1868, entitled An Act for Setting Apart a Homestead of Realty and Personalty, and for the valuation of the same to be exempt from levy and sale for the use of his said family, certain real estate worth less than two thousand dollars and certain personal property worth less than one thousand dollars, a schedule of which is hereto attached to which reference is prayed.

February 11th 1875                                                                      Frederick Human
Recorded Feb’y 12th 1875
W. L. Dean, C.S.C.

Schedule of property owned by Frederick Human and claimed exempt from levy and sale under the Homestead Law of Georgia.

115 acres of land
1 Horse………………….. 75.00
1 Cow………………….… 20.00
1 Yearling…………….…... 8.00
Seven Sheep…………..….. 7.00
Seven Hogs…………...… 12.00
35 Bushels Corn………… 35.00
Cotton Seed 10 Bushels...... 1.50
Fodder 200 Bundles…….… 4.00
Shucks………………….…. 2.00
Household Furniture………50.00
Kitchen Furniture………….. 3.00
Plantation Tools…………… 2.00
200 Lbs. Pork……….…..…20.00

Sworn to and subscribed before me                                 Frederick Human
Feby 11th 1875
G.C. Daniel, Ordinary

Examined and approved by me
G.C. Daniel, Ordinary
Recorded 12th Feby 1875 W.L. Dean, C.S.C.

Georgia
Madison County

In person appeared W. H. Stone, County Surveyor, before me George C. Daniel, Ordinary for said County, who being duly sworn says the above plat of One hundred and Fifteen acres of land represents a Homestead laid off by me for Frederick Human and is worth less than two thousand dollars in specie.

W. H. Stone

Sworn to and subscribed before me
G.C. Daniel, Ordinary
Examined and approved by me
12th Feby 1875
G.C. Daniel, Ordinary

Recorded 12th Feby 1875
W. L. Dean


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