Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21283804 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Lincoln
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judge of the Superior Court of Law for the County of Lincoln
Filing Date:1838-November-26

General Petition Information

Abstract:Married in 1821, Unicy Martin claims that during their marriage she received a "likely and valuable negro." Her husband, however, has "abandoned himself" to liquor, and reduced the family to "poverty and want." She seeks a divorce and alimony.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:Order, ca. 1838
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 21283804

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina

  • County Court Divorce Records
  • Box: 2

Processing Information

Record Created:8/20/1997
Record Final Edited:7/20/2000
Record Last Updated on:11/28/2006 12:41:00 PM