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1831 Mar Case Number 66 - Julia, a woman of color v. McKenney, Samuel T.
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Series - Freedom Suits
Year - 1831
Term of Court - Mar
Case Number - 66
Plaintiff - Julia, a woman of color
Defendant - McKenney, Samuel T.
Action - Trespass, assault & battery, false imprisonment
Verdict - Freedom Suit - Plaintiff won case and freedom. Decision may have been reversed on appeal.
Office - St Louis City Circuit Court Clerk
Court of Record -
Case Type - Civil
Territory -
District -
Action Notes -
General Notes - Plaintiff born Tennessee, slave of Asa Carrington; moved to Kentucky; Asa died; son, Joseph G., moved to Illinois. Julia was hired to Dr. Stewart, Missouri, returned to Illinois with daughter to heal; hired to Nancy Bright; spread flax for J. B. Mathis.