Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20686702 Details

State:Georgia
Location:Hancock
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Court of Ordinary of said County
Filing Date:1867-December-2
Ending Date:1864-December-2

General Petition Information

Abstract:Ann Amoss, a freedwoman of color and wife of Jacob Amoss, claims that David Lawson, "a colored boy ... about twelve years old," is without a parent or guardian. She "is desirous that the said David Lawson may be bound to her as an apprentice to learn the business of a farm laborer until he arrives at the age of twenty one years. "
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:1
Related Documents:Order, 2 December 1867
Pages of Related Documents:1

People Associated with Petition 20686702

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

Citation Information

Repository: Hancock County Courthouse, Sparta, Georgia

  • Records of the Inferior Court, Minutes 1863-1868
  • Page: 475-476

Processing Information

Record Created:8/2/1996
Record Final Edited:11/30/2001
Record Last Updated on:5/1/2007 11:45:00 AM