Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11482002 Details

State:Tennessee
Location:Stewart
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Houraurble General Assebly Of the State of Tennessee
Filing Date:1820-July-11

General Petition Information

Abstract:Harriet H. Gibson seeks a divorce from her husband, Henry Gibson, on the grounds that he neglected his business, "cohabited with Other Women," and forced her from the house; shortly thereafter, Henry "removed to the State of Kentucky with all his (Negroes Ten in number) his Horses &C in which he has Resided about twelve months & Still continues there." The petitioner reports that her husband "has been frequently herd to say that he would never live with me again as a wife."
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Certificate, C. B. Wilcox, ca. 1820; Certificate, William Curt, 11 July 1820
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 11482002

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

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 98-1820-1,2
  • Microfilm: Reel #6,

Processing Information

Record Created:3/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:11/17/2008 8:32:00 AM