Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20684707 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Richmond
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable William W. Holt Judge of the Superior Court of the Middle District of said State holding jurisdiction in Chancery (HOLT, William W.)
Filing Date:circa 1847
Ending Date:circa 1847-June

General Petition Information

Abstract:The last will and testament of David Bowers bequeathed land and slaves to his daughter, Sarah Newhouse, formerly Sarah Dunbar, in trust to Jesse Kent. Newhouse avers that Kent has recently failed to act as trustee and she believes that he wishes to resign his position. She seeks the appointment of her son, Barney S. Dunbar, as trustee.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Extract from Last Will and Testament of David Bower, 23 September 1833; Copy of Bill of Sale, 1 January 1844; Acknowledgment, 10 June 1847; Answer, Jesse Kent, 15 June 1847; Decree, June Term 1847
Pages of Related Documents:3

People Associated with Petition 20684707

Slaves:8
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:1
Petitioners:2
Other People:3

Citation Information

Repository: Richmond County Records Retention Center, Augusta, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Writs 1847-1849
  • Page: 134-139

Processing Information

Record Created:8/7/1996
Record Final Edited:5/16/2000
Record Last Updated on:7/15/2007 6:08:00 PM