Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20185816 Details

State:Alabama
Location:Dallas
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Thomas G. Rainer, Judge of the Probate Court of Dallas County, Alabama (RAINER, Thomas G.)
Filing Date:1858-January-19

General Petition Information

Abstract:William B. Shields, administrator of the estate of Martin Hesler, deceased, requests permission to sell four slaves--a man named Coleman, a woman named Julia, and two children ages eight or nine and three--to pay debts.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Affidavit, W. B. Shields, 19 January 1858; Indenture, Martin Hesler, 29 January 1856; Affidavit, Martin Hesler, 29 January 1856; Certification, 11 February 1856; Report of Insolvency, William B. Shields, 23 November 1858
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 20185816

Slaves:4
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 60
  • Box: 20

Processing Information

Record Created:11/20/1995
Record Final Edited:9/12/1999
Record Last Updated on:7/3/2007 6:59:00 PM