Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20686502 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Coweta
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Ordinary of Said County
Filing Date:1865-February

General Petition Information

Abstract:Lewis Amis is guardian for Thomas P. and Coleman D. Gibbs, minor orphans of Coleman C. Gibbs, deceased. Arnis claims that on 29 March 1864 he deposited all of the money that he was holding for said orphans "according to act of Congress and received two certificates of thirteen hundred dollars each." He claims that the estate now only consists of slaves and that he does not have enough money to pay taxes, tuition and board for the year 1864. He seeks permission to sell the certificates.
Result:No recorded result
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:No related documents are associated with petition 20686502

People Associated with Petition 20686502

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

Citation Information

Repository: Coweta County Courthouse, Newnan, Georgia

  • Records of the Inferior Court, Minute Book D 1857-1867
  • Page: 312

Processing Information

Record Created:7/31/1996
Record Final Edited:5/22/2000
Record Last Updated on:4/27/2007 7:35:00 PM