Race and Slavery Petitions Project

Petition 11483113 Details

State:Tennessee
Location:Haywood
Location Type:County
Salutation:To the honourable the Legislature of the State of Tennessee
Filing Date:1831-October-6

General Petition Information

Abstract:Hannah Stone seeks a divorce from her husband Thomas, who "left and seperated himself from her, by a wilful and malicious desertion and absence for the space of more than two years." Confessing that "she is in verry indigent circumstances, having no slaves or any one else to work for her," she prays "your honourable body to take her case into consideration and grant her relief & a seperation from the said Thomas Stone, by a divorce from the bonds of matrimony."
Result:referred to Committee on Divorces: reported "unreasonable"
# of Petition Pages:4
Related Documents:List of Subscribers, 7 October 1831
Pages of Related Documents:0

People Associated with Petition 11483113

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

Citation Information

Repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Legislative Petitions
  • Document Number 329-1831-1-3
  • Microfilm: Reel #12,

Processing Information

Record Created:6/7/1995
Record Final Edited:4/1/1998
Record Last Updated on:1/24/2009 1:18:00 PM