Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21084913 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Claiborne
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable William M. Randolph Judge of Probate of Claiborne County (RANDOLPH, William M.)
Filing Date:1849-October-22
Ending Date:1849-December-14

General Petition Information

Abstract:The children and heirs of James McGill seek a citation against their mother, Penelope McGill, and Executor Dugald McCall, requiring them to divide and distribute the estate, "which consists of between one hundred and fifty and two hundred Negro slaves," stock and cattle.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:2
Related Documents:Order, 14 December 1849; Commissioners' Report, 27 December 1849
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 21084913

Slaves:189
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:2
Petitioners:5
Other People:1

Citation Information

Repository: Claiborne County Courthouse, Port Gibson, Mississippi

  • Records of the Probate Court, Probate Record 1849-1851
  • Page: 53-56

Processing Information

Record Created:8/31/1997
Record Final Edited:6/7/2001
Record Last Updated on:3/24/2008 11:05:00 AM