Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 21085230 Details

State:Mississippi
Location:Jefferson
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the Honorable, Robert Duncan, Judge of the Probate Court of the County of Jefferson in the State of Mississippi (DUNCAN, Robert)
Filing Date:1852-October-7
Ending Date:circa 1853-January

General Petition Information

Abstract:James M. Sillers, son of the late Daniel Sillers, petitions to sell two tracts of land belonging to his father's estate. Sillers asserts that a division would give two heirs land with "not a sufficiency of timber to fence and Enclose the same." Declaring that "the welfare of all persons interested in said lands & tenements will be promoted by a sale," the petitioner prays that such a sale be ordered.
Result:granted
# of Petition Pages:3
Related Documents:PARs #21085225, #21085226; Citation, 15 October 1852; Affidavit, Henry M. Youngblood, 3 January 1853; Bond, Wiley B. Stuart and George Torrey, January 1853; Notice of Sale, 12 January 1853; Affidavit, J. S. Morris, 7 March 1853; Affidavit, Frederick Frank, 3 March 1853; Administrator's Report, 7 March 1853; Accounting, Estate of Daniel Sillers, 7 March 1853; Order, 7 March 1853
Pages of Related Documents:5

People Associated with Petition 21085230

Slaves:0
Free Persons of Color:0
Defendants:6
Petitioners:1
Other People:0

Citation Information

Repository: Jefferson County Courthouse, Fayette, Mississippi

  • Records of the Probate Court, Probate Record
  • Volume: E
  • Page: 310-317

Processing Information

Record Created:6/20/1997
Record Final Edited:6/25/2001
Record Last Updated on:4/30/2008 12:55:00 PM