Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20782817 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Bourbon
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Hon Judge of the Bourbon Circuit Court in chy sitting
Filing Date:1828-November-8
Ending Date:1830-November

General Petition Information

Abstract:Joseph, John, and Thornton Pryor inform the court that their brother Edward Pryor died intestate and that John Pryor has qualified as administrator of his estate. Asserting that there are eighteen heirs to Edward's estate and there are only three slaves in said estate, the petitioners ask that the slaves be sold and the proceeds divided among said heirs.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:Court Record, 1828-1830; Commissioner's Report, 11 November 1830
Pages of Related Documents:2

People Associated with Petition 20782817

Slaves:3
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:19
Petitioners:3
Other People:2

Citation Information

Repository: Bourbon County Courthouse, Paris, Kentucky

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Case Files
  • Box: 748-751
  • Folder: Packet 748

Processing Information

Record Created:11/14/1995
Record Final Edited:7/25/2000
Record Last Updated on:4/18/2006 12:04:00 PM