Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20686216 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Houston
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Court of Ordinary of said County
Filing Date:1862-January

General Petition Information

Abstract:James D. and Thomas H. Harrison, heirs of Simmons Harrison, who died intestate, seek the appointment by the court of commissioners to see to the proper division of the slaves belonging to the estate. There are eleven slaves: Hall, Dave, Isham, Washington, Howard, Jane, Caroline, Ann, Frances, Mary, and Harriet. The petitioners also seek the appointment of guardians for two heirs, orphans of Simmons Harrison's deceased daughter, who are minor children.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:PAR #20686215; Acknowledgment, Benjamin J. Harrison, 13 January 1862
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 20686216

Slaves:11
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:0
Petitioners:2
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Georgia Department of Archives and History, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Records of the Inferior Court, Minutes 1862-1870
  • Page: 25

Processing Information

Record Created:7/14/1996
Record Final Edited:6/2/2000
Record Last Updated on:5/2/2007 4:48:00 PM