Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 20882923 Details

Location Type:Parish
Salutation:To the Hon. John Dutton Judge of the Parish of Iberville in the State of Lousiana and Ex officio Judge of Probates for Sd Parish and State (DUTTON, John)
Filing Date:1829-December-12
Ending Date:1829-December-12

General Petition Information

Abstract:Paulin Verret presents to the court that, after the death of the late Maximilien Ricard, his widow Marie Louise Ricard became the tutrix of their minor children, Clotilde, Telcide, Paulin and Marie Louise. Verret was appointed "under tutor" of the children. The widow Ricard has also now died and the children are without "a guardian or tutors or curators." Verret therefore asks that a family meeting be convened so that the minors can be provided with guardians, tutors and curators as the law provide. The Ricards relatives are free people of color and slave owners. Related petitions reveal that Paulin Verret was also a free man of color.
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:PAR #20882924; Order, 12 December 1829; Inventory, Succession of Maximilien Ricard, 23-24 December 1829
Pages of Related Documents:6

People Associated with Petition 20882923

Free Persons of Color:16
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Iberville Parish Courthouse, Plaquemine, Louisiana

  • Records of the Probate Court, Successions
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Processing Information

Record Created:11/30/1996
Record Final Edited:5/15/2003
Record Last Updated on:4/11/2006 5:54:00 PM