Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #91 from Abstracts of Petitions to Southern County Courts, 1775-1867

Part of Series C
Microfilm Reel in Collection Series 1
Microfilm Frame on Reel 904
Accession Number (identifies petition on microfilm) 21680404
County Accomack
State Virginia
Year Legislative Petition Filed 1804
Abstract of Petition James Nock died possessed of five slaves, a mother and her four children. Elijah Nock Jr., a brother, cites that James "departed this life...intestate, unmarried & without issue." As one of the rightful heirs, Elijah seeks to "receive to his own separate use & emolutment two seventh parts of the said slaves or of their actual value."

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