Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20185939 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Dallas
Location Type:County
Salutation:To Hon. Thos G. Rainer Judge of Probate Court of said County (RAINER, Thomas G.)
Filing Date:1859-August-18

General Petition Information

Abstract:Benjamin Woolsey, administrator of the estate of Calvin Norris, deceased, asks the court to record and file his statement regarding the slaves in the estate. He informs the court that five slaves, four of whom are children, have died. A twenty-year-old woman died of puerperal fever and the four children of scarlet fever.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20185821, #20185822, #20185855, #20185924, #20186002, #20186003, #20186101
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20185939

Slaves:5
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Dallas County Courthouse, Selma, Alabama

  • Records of the Probate Court, Estates
  • Document Number 123
  • Box: 43

Processing Information

Record Created:3/2/1999
Record Final Edited:9/25/1999
Record Last Updated on:7/5/2007 5:01:00 PM