Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20784116 Details

State:Kentucky
Location:Barren
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable Judge of the Barren Circuit Court in Chancery Sitting
Filing Date:1841-March-25
Ending Date:1845-March

General Petition Information

Abstract:Siller, a woman of color, sues for her freedom by virtue of being the granddaughter of an Indian woman in Virginia. She fears that in response to her freedom suit she will be "removed beyond the jurisdiction of your Honorable Court, and there secreted or sold" unless the court intercedes.
Result:denied
# of Petition Pages:6
Related Documents:PARs #20784117, #20784120, #20784121, #20784122, #20784123, #20784124, #20784126, #20784127, #21681109; Affidavit, B. B. Crump, 24 March 1841; Decree, n.d.; Order, June 1841; Copy of Order, June 1841; Answer, Anderson R. Bowles, Malinda Munday, and George Munday, 24 June 1841; Deposition, James Cummins, 23 August 1842; Deposition, James Hicks, 25 April 1842
Pages of Related Documents:31

People Associated with Petition 20784116

Slaves:10
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:3
Petitioners:1
Other People:5

Citation Information

Repository: Kentucky Division of Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky

  • Records of the Circuit Court, Equity Judgments
  • Document Number 1123
  • Microfilm: Reel #218692

Processing Information

Record Created:6/25/1996
Record Final Edited:11/10/2000
Record Last Updated on:5/31/2006 1:02:00 PM