Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21284702 Details

State:North Carolina
Location Type:County
Salutation:The Honorable The Judge of the Court aforesaid
Filing Date:circa 1847

General Petition Information

Abstract:Amanda Walker accuses her husband of living "in constant unlawful intercourse with a certain negro woman belonging to his grand Father." She also accuses him of running off with the black woman and one or two other of his grandfather's slaves. He is also guilty of forgery. She asks for a divorce and alimony.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Oath, Amanda J. Walker, March Term 1847; Order, 1847
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 21284702

Free Persons of Color:0
Other People:0

Citation Information

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

  • County Court Divorce Records

Processing Information

Record Created:8/25/1997
Record Final Edited:8/4/2000
Record Last Updated on:12/13/2006 10:47:00 AM