Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21284713 Details

State:North Carolina
Location:Rowan
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable the Judge of the Superior Courts of Law and Court of Equity sitting in Chancery for the County of Rowan
Filing Date:circa 1847
Ending Date:circa 1849

General Petition Information

Abstract:The widow of slave owner George Miller and her new husband Moses Trexler charge that the heirs of Miller's estate are cheating them out of a carriage and harness. In his will, they charge, Miller stipulated that the widow should receive those items but someone crossed out the three words.
Result:granted; appealed; orginal bill dismissed
# of Petition Pages:9
Related Documents:Copy, Last Will and Testament of George Miller, 2 July 1845; Codicil, 28 September 1845; North Carolina Reports, Cases in Equity, Supreme Court, June 1849--June 1850, pp. 182-84
Pages of Related Documents:6

People Associated with Petition 21284713

Slaves:2
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:9
Petitioners:2
Other People:1

Citation Information

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

  • Records of the North Carolina Supreme Court
  • Document Number 4886

Processing Information

Record Created:10/17/1997
Record Final Edited:8/5/2000
Record Last Updated on:12/13/2006 2:19:00 PM