Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20585306 Details

State:Florida
Location:Jackson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To Joseph B Roulhac Judge of Probate of County & state aforesaid (ROULHAC, Joseph B.)
Filing Date:1853-December-5
Ending Date:1853-December-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:As executors of the estate of the late Dr. Simmons J. Baker, James and Simmons Baker ask the court "to appoint five commissioners to appraise the negro slaves belonging to the estate ... to examine closely & report minutely as to the age, sex, infirmity appearance & value of said negro slaves also to report them in families as near as practicable" so that they may "carry out the full intent" of the will of Baker, who died in the state of North Carolina.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Oath of Executors, S. J. Baker and James Baker, 6 December 1853; Granting of Letters Testamentary, S. J. Baker and James Baker, 6 December 1853; Decree, 6 December 1853; Certification of Recordings, 8 December 1853; Order to Commissioners, 6 December 1853; Oath of Commissioners, Richard Long, Walter Robinson, Frederick Pittman, et al., 10 December 1853; Inventory and Appraisement, Estate of Dr. Simmons J. Baker, 10 December 1853; Commissioners' Report, 10 December 1853; Certification, 19 December 1853
Pages of Related Documents:7

People Associated with Petition 20585306

Slaves:163
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:4

Citation Information

Repository: Jackson County Courthouse, Marianna, Florida

  • Record of Estates
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  • Book: C
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  • Page: 201-212
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Processing Information

Record Created:1/3/1996
Record Final Edited:2/21/2000
Record Last Updated on:1/18/2008 5:11:00 PM