The next paragraphs (which I'm not including here) quote from Jeremiah's Item 10th, then we're given more information about the matter which we weren't aware of.
I assume Lott Harton, his uncle by marriage to Susan Warren, was named his guardian in 1833 because John P. Phillips had moved his family which included young Jesse T. to Troup County, Georgia, by then.
Returning to 1848:
whole thing here.
I wonder how much my ancestor received as a result of this decision?
We do know more about what happened to Amy's son Mat* who may be one of these two men listed in the 1850 Slave Schedule.
[Township : District 21. Ancestry.com. 1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedules [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.]
All Supreme Court extracts in this post are taken from Georgia Reports, Volume 4, published in 1848 and available as a free e-book from Google.
That we know about this case is due to the generosity of our commenter Marco, who first directed my attention to it. Thanks again, Marco.
*We know this relationship from the inventory of Jeremiah's estate.
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