Petition #20285707


Amelia C. Newton, widow of Thomas W. Newton who died intestate in 1853, asks the court for her dower share in nine slaves worth between six and eight thousand dollars. The other heirs include Thomas's children -- John William, Allen, Anna, Robert, Thomas, and Charles. With the exception of John William, who is serving as the estate's administrator, all of the children are minors.

Result: Granted.

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Repository: Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock, Arkansas