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Slaves of John G Wilhite, Georgia

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Location: Madison County, Georgia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Slavery Wilhite, John G Black_Heritage
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Plantations Index

This is a space to record research about the slaves of John G Wilhite (abt.1766-1840) with the goal of connecting them to their descendants.

Plantations of John Wilhite

John had numerous tracts of land in different Georgia counties. No plantation names have yet been discovered. His lands included:

  1. Madison County on North Broad River where he resided containing seven hundred acres more or less.
  2. Jackson County on the waters of Parks Creek containing six hundred and eighty acres more or less.
  3. Wilkinson County (now Telfair County) containing two hundred two and half acres.
  4. Early (now Baker) County containing two hundred and fifty acres.
  5. Cherokee County containing forty acres.

Slaves of John G Wilhite

The following chart lists all the slaves that are listed in the property inventory of John G Wilhite during the probate process for his will, which was dated 10 Aug 1838:[1] The Will of John G. Wilhite

  • The slaves in the chart were sold on 13 Nov 1840.
  • One was unnamed - #5 on the chart.
  • Two had no monetary value listed - # 45 and #45 on the chart.
  • Six slaves appeared to have been infants or young children who were sold as part of the sale of their mother. Listed as #23-28 in the chart. Separate profiles have been made for them.

In John's will, one other slave was mentioned who was named Savan. It is not clear if this slave was a male or a female, but the person is not listed in the property inventory, nor the chart below. Savan may have died before the property list was developed in 1840.

It is not known which piece of property the enslaved worked on.

Slave Owner: John G Wilhite Number of Slaves Age Sex Color Name Purchased For Purchaser Wikitree ID Child's ID
1  ? (man) M B Joe $97 Gabriel Grimes Wilhite-2610
2  ? (man) M B Bluford $500 James M Bird Wilhite-2611
3  ? (girl) F B Martha $504 R E Oliver Wilhite-2612
4  ? (fellow) M B Bluford $800 Wilhite-2613
5  ? (fellow) M B Unknown $400 Wilhite-2661
6  ? (fellow) M B Squire $1,000 Wilhite-2614
7  ? (fellow) M B Old Joe $175 Wilhite-2615
8  ? (fellow) M B Buck $850 Wilhite-2616
9  ? (fellow) M B Daniel $1,000 Wilhite-2617
10  ? (fellow) M B Young Joe $900 Wilhite-2618
11  ? (fellow) M B Tarlton $900 Wilhite-2619
12  ? (fellow) M B Wilson $850 Wilhite-2620
13  ? (fellow) M B Coleman $800 Wilhite-2621
14  ? (boy) M B Charles $500 Wilhite-2622
15  ? (boy) M B Simeon $400 Wilhite-2623
16  ? (boy) M B Peter $450 Wilhite-2624
17  ? (boy) M B Gabriel $300 Wilhite-2625
18  ? (boy) M B Jack $325 Wilhite-2626
19  ? (boy) M B Nelson $325 Wilhite-2627
20  ? (boy) M B John $250 Wilhite-2628
21  ? (boy) M B Anderson $250 Wilhite-2629
22  ? (boy) M B Fleming $200 Wilhite-2630
23  ? (woman) F B Letty and child, Aaron $900 Wilhite-2631 Wilhite-2632
24  ? (woman) F B Louisa and child, Jane $850 Wilhite-2633 Wilhite-2634
25  ? (woman) F B Chana and child, Sam $600 Wilhite-2635 Wilhite-2636
26  ? (woman) F B Harriet and child, Sidney $700 Wilhite-2637 Wilhite-2638
27  ? (woman) F B Easter and child, Sam $525 Wilhite-2639 Wilhite-2640
28  ? (woman) F B Martha and child, Carolina $850 Wilhite-2641 Wilhite-2642
29  ? (woman) F B Rose $800 Wilhite-2643
30  ? (girl) F B Jinny (aka Jenny) $750 Wilhite-2644
31  ? (girl) F B Sarah $775 Wilhite-2645
32  ? (girl) F B Tilla (aka Tiller) $750 Wilhite-2646
33  ? (girl) F B Dilsey (aka Dilcy) $775 Wilhite-2647
34  ? (girl) F B Sally $550 Wilhite-2648
35  ? (girl) F B Eliza $600 Wilhite-2649
36  ? (girl) F B Harrison $600 Wilhite-2650
37  ? (girl) F B Mary $250 Wilhite-2651
38  ? (girl) F B Susannah $375 Wilhite-2652
39  ? (girl) F B Adeline $250 Wilhite-2653
40  ? (girl) F B Edney $250 Wilhite-2654
41  ? (girl) F B Susan $225 Wilhite-2655
42  ? (woman) F B Polly $300 Wilhite-2656
43  ? (woman) F B Amey $50 Wilhite-2657
44  ? (woman) F B Lucy $0 Wilhite-2658
45  ? (man) M B Gabriel $0 Wilhite-2659


  1. Transcription of Last Will and Testament of John G Wilhite, 10 Aug, 1838, includes property inventory from probate process and sale of slaves. Georgia, US Wills and Probate records, 1742-1992. John White, 10 Aug 1838 Probate Place: Madison, Georgia. (https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/23131580/person/1386586050/story/2?pg=32917&pgpl=pid&clickref=1011lgP5pT46%2C1011lgP5pT46&adref=&o_xid=01011l4xx5&o_lid=01011l4xx5&o_sch=Affiliate%2BExternal)
  • Will Records, 1811-1922; Author: Georgia. Court of Ordinary (Madison County); Probate Place: Madison, Georgia. Ancestry.com. Georgia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Georgia County, District and Probate Courts. Name: John Wilhite. Residence Date: Abt 1838. Residence Place: Madison, Georgia. Will Date: 10 Aug 1838. Probate Date: 10 Aug 1838. Probate Place: Madison, Georgia, USA. Inferred Death Year: 1838. Inferred Death Place: Georgia, USA. Item Description: Will Records, 1811-1922 Ancestry Link

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Carolyn, I created a page for his will and linked it here.


posted by Gina (Pocock) Jarvi
Thanks, Gina. Still needs a plantation category.