Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20784121 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Barren
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Judge of the Barren Circuit Court in Chancery sitting
Filing Date:1841-March-25
Ending Date:Date Not Specified

General Petition Information

Abstract:Hetty claims to be the great-granddaughter of an American Indian woman from Virginia and therefore asserts that she is free. While this case is being determined, she asks to be taken into the custody of the sheriff and held or hired out, because she fears that she will be removed from the court's jurisdiction.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:5
Related Documents:PARs #20784116, #20784117, #20784120, #20784122, #20784123, #20784124, #20784126, #20784127, #21681109; Amended Bill, ca. 1841
Pages of Related Documents:7

People Associated with Petition 20784121

Slaves:3
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:3
Petitioners:2
Other People:5

Citation Information

Repository: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Equity Judgments
  • Microfilm: Reel #218692

Processing Information

Record Created:10/3/2000
Record Final Edited:11/10/2000
Record Last Updated on:5/31/2006 2:45:00 PM