Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20585816 Details

State:Florida
Location:Jackson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable RS Dickson Judge of Probate of Jackson County (DICKSON, Robert S.)
Filing Date:1858-January-2
Ending Date:1858-January-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:John P. Lockey, guardian of the children of James M. Long, deceased, asks the court to appoint commissioners to divide the slaves of the estate equally among the heirs. The plaintiff states that the deceased, during his lifetime, deeded his slaves and land to his children, reserving "the right of possession & enjoyment" but desired upon his death to have his estate "equally divided between his children share & share alike."
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:PARs #20585203, #20585709, #20585801; Order, 2 January 1858; Commissioners' Report, 2 January 1858; Affirmation of Report, January 1858; Certification of Recordings, 9 February 1858
Pages of Related Documents:4

People Associated with Petition 20585816

Slaves:56
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:9

Citation Information

Repository: Jackson County Courthouse, Marianna, Florida

  • Record of Estates
  • Book: D

Processing Information

Record Created:1/9/1996
Record Final Edited:2/29/2000
Record Last Updated on:2/2/2008 3:57:00 PM