Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20685508 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Floyd
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Turner H. Trippe Judge of the Superior Courts of the Cherokee Circuit (TRIPPE, Turner H.)
Filing Date:circa 1855
Ending Date:1855-January-29

General Petition Information

Abstract:Caroline J. Pearce "sheweth that the sixth day of January Eighteen Hundred and fifty two, her Father Joseph G. Blance, Executed and delivered a deed of trust to Allen A. Williams." Williams has since "moved to parts unknown" and the trust "is now without any legal Trustee or Representative." The trust includes two slaves, Lucy and her child, Thomas. Pearce suggests that the court appoint Shepherd W. Blance as her new trustee.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Order, 29 January 1855; Deed, Miles W. Johnson, 5 February 1855
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20685508

Slaves:4
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:1
Other People:3

Citation Information

Repository: Floyd County Courthouse, Rome, Georgia

  • Records of the Superior Court, Minutes 1854-56
  • Page: 212-213

Processing Information

Record Created:8/23/1996
Record Final Edited:5/22/2000
Record Last Updated on:6/13/2007 2:13:00 PM