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Court Docket Number Title Date Description Notes Box Folder
Second District Court
Succession of Margaret Quin, wife of Patrick Walsh
Petition to sell moveable property--a saddler's shop and fixtures, along with some furniture, in order to liquidate the liabilities of the community. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19c
Second District Court
Succession of Marie Victoire Lecesne, wife of Chazal Thomas, f.m.c. 1848 Report of experts on the value of property mortgaged in favor of their minor children--a lot in Suburb Marigny on Enghein St. bounded by Levee, Victory, and Spain. A brief description of the house on the lot is included. The succession originated in the Court of Probates. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20a
Second District Court
In the matter of Elizabeth Law Johnson 1860 Petition for a family meeting. She was the daughter of John P. Johnson, who died in 1850 and whose succession was in Fifth District Court #4491. Her mother, Susannah Law Johnson, remarried to William Johnson. The meeting was to decide is she should continue as Elizabeth's tutor. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20c
Second District Court
Succession of Louisa Wyman, wife of Henry Wyman 1861 Petition of her children for a partition. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19h
Second District Court
Succession of John Friemiell 1870 Involving recordation of a court ordered sale, in 1861, to Thomas E. Canty of 640 acres of land in East Baton Rouge Parish. The sale had been ordered by the Sixth District Court before the matter was transferred to Second District Court. It had originated in Jefferson Parish. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19g
Second District Court
Succession of Michael Evridge 1873 Petition for appointment as administrator, along with the request for the same by Everidge's widow. Also included is a copy of his death certificate. There is no docket number on the original documents and Everidge's name does not appear in the published index.
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Second District Court

1849 Copy of Richard O'Donnell's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 18) 32 30j
Second District Court

1852 Certification by the deputy clerk that Patrick Murphy made a declaration to become a citizen before the Court on June 26, 1852. Miscellaneous documents--Folder 7 26 1d
Second District Court

1852 Copy of George Michael Flahz's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 18) 32 30d
Second District Court

1853 Patrick Clark's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 19) 32 31i
Second District Court

1853 Declaration of intention to become a citizen, John Curns
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Second District Court

1854 Inventory of the estate of Jacob Kesler, comprising real estate, furnishings, and papers. Includes names of family members and relationships.
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Second District Court

1865 Declaration of intention to become a citizen, Paul Callighan
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Second District Court

1868 Declaration of intention to become a citizen, Conrad Brown
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Second District Court

1868 Calorjero Arena's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 19) 32 31j
Second District Court

1869 Copy of George Schwabel's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 16) 32 28h
Second District Court

1872 Copy of Christian Baumbach's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 15) 32 27f
Second District Court

1874 Abraham Neill's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 19) 32 31f
Second District Court

1876 John Dubose's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 19) 32 31e
Second District Court

1876 Leon Weissenburger's declaration of intent to become a citizen. Probably related to his interest in registering to vote. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 19) 32 31h
Second District Court 83 Succession of E. C. McGowen 1847 Damaged documents, including the petition of his widow asking to be appointed curator of the estate and for an inventory to be taken (two slaves are mentioned, Philip and Jack). Also includes an exception filed by the defendant in McGowen vs Pooly in First District Court.
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Second District Court 905 Succession of Gayoso Williams, deceased wife of the late David Urquhart 1850 Homologation and confirmation of the court ordered sale of a lot and buildings on New Levee St. bounded by Poydras, Tchoupitoulas, and Gravier, along wth one-hundred shares in Union Bank of Louisiana stock. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19e
Second District Court 1419 In the matter of Pierre Constant Maillefer for emancipation 1849 A fourteen-page transcript of the proceedings in the matter.
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Second District Court 2502 Julian Maury vs Mrs. Widow Joseph G. Naudan 1850 Petition for payment of a $1391.90 debt inherited from her husband. She was Justine Petolette. The debt was on an account for construction work, with a detailed account copied onto the petition. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20d
Second District Court 8457 Succession of Claude Bertrand 1856 Receipts, bills, and related documents dealing with his estate. Included are receipts for rent of properties in the city, among which was Francoix Lacroix's store on Conti Street.
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Second District Court 9527 Succession of Constance Ternoir 1857 Interrogatories, with answers in a separate document, presented to several witnesses as requested in the opposition of John M. Bach to the succession proceedings. Also attached is a promissory note from 1854 along with a copy of another note.
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Second District Court 9604 Succession of R. W. Powell 1860 Receipts for payment of fees, for services, and to settle claims against the estate.
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Second District Court 9788 Succession of Silvestrie Anglada 1860 Petition of the tutor of his minor child Delores Anglada for the homologation of his account of the succession. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19f
Second District Court 9800 Simms, syndic vs Minor children of Horace Bean 1857 Motion for a new trial. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20e
Second District Court 10934 Succession of W. J. B. Massie 1861 Petition for discharge of the tutor of his minor children, including a daughter who had reached majority and married, and to whom the tutor had transferred property. Included in the record are his detailed final accounts.
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Second District Court 13079 Succession of Noah Harrington 1859 Petition for cancellation of the curator's bond, after he had paid the creditors of the estate. Payment vouchers, all for court related costs, are also included in the record.
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Second District Court 14326 Succession of John Tiner 1852 Bill of the Third Municipality Police for expenses (food for twenty-one days, Recorder's fees, turnkey, advertisement, and apprehension) for Maria, a runaway slave belonging to the estate. Miscellaneous documents (Folder 22) 32 34d
Second District Court 15226 Succession of Dr. A. Davezac
Petition of Sarah Mildred Davezac, his widow, for a family meeting to consider the sale of property belonging to the community: two lots of unimproved land bounded by Basin, Annunciation, Edward, and Constance Streets, the slave William (age about forty), and some stock. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19i
Second District Court 16282 Succession of John Kaufman 1860 Documents relating to a special mortgage to secure the rights of his minor children as recommended by a family meeting.
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Second District Court 16321 Succession of John Huck 1861 Petition for discharge of the administrator of the succession, along with several paid vouchers.
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Second District Court 16321 Succession of John Huck 1861 Petition for discharge of the administrator, along with several paid vouchers.
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Second District Court 16974 Succession of Charles J. Mansoni 1860 Inventory of his estate, comprising household furniture, two slaves, shares of stock, cash, and claims.
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Second District Court 17017 Succession of F. Desseint 1861 Petition of Bernard Talamon to be appointed liquidator of the firm of Chaudet & Desseint following the death on April 17, 1861 of Louis Chaudet, surviving member of the firm. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19b
Second District Court 17126 In the matter of the minors Swain 1860 Petition for appointment of a tutor as recommended by a family meeting (copy of the meeting proceedings is included in the record). There is no docket number on the original documents, but the matter does appear in the published index under this number.
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Second District Court 17149 Succession of George West 1860 Petition of John West to be appointed tutor of his brother's minor children. The children are named and some details about West's marriage are included.
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Second District Court 17164 Succession of Mrs. Lucinda Phillips, wife of T. L. Lemly 1860 Petition of Tobias L. Lemly as natural tutor of their minor children to be allowed to complete a sale of property begun by her before her death. Included is a statement of the auctioneer that he did initiate the sale as stated.
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Second District Court 17391 Succession of James McIntosh 1867 Trial balance and other financial records relating to the McIntosh estate, along with interrogatories directed to witnesses in Scotland with the involvement of the U.S. Consul in Perth.
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Second District Court 17869 Succession of William Pybus
Petition of the tutor of Robert Pybus, the only child and heir. The tutor was John Hunter, the child's grandfather, his mother having died in 1852. The petition asked for the appointment of an administrator for the estate. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19j
Second District Court 17972 Succession of Richard Powers 1861 Inventory of his estate, comprising one half of a lot on the right bank of the Mississippi on the corner of Pacific and Alix Streets. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20b
Second District Court 18671 Succession of Thomas Bell 1862 Petition of the executor to be discharged. Included in the record is documentation that necessary payments had been made to heirs and creditors.
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Second District Court 18808 Succession of Stephen Charpentier Michel 1862 Petition for discharge of the executor, who has paid all vouchers. The vouchers are included in the record, among them are those for funeral expenses, newspaper death notices, etc.
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Second District Court 18923 Succession of Pierre Riviere's widow 1863 Petition of the administrator asking that his account of the succession be filed. The account (included in the record) lists the expenditures of the estate. Her full name was Margaret O'Brien Riviere (see also Box 17 Folder 1).
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Second District Court 29702 Succession of Valerian Allain 1867 Court order for the sale of office furniture to aid in paying debts. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19d
Second District Court 32585 Succession of Jean A. Fryet 1872 Petition of his widow to sell 14 lots in Milneburg
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Second District Court 32954 Succession of John Trainor 1869 A copy of his will
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Second District Court 33109 In the matter of the succession of Charles Kock 1869 Inventory of his property in Assumption Parish, including Belle Alliance plantation. The nineteen-page document includes land, livestock, furnishings, tools, etc.
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Second District Court 37072 Succession of William Montgomery 1865 List of files from the Orphans Court in Mercer County, New Jersey. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20f
Second District Court 37298 Emancipation of Martha A. Mussand 1874 Asking to be emancipated so that she, her mother, and her brother could sell property in St. Landry Parish. She was eighteen years, four months, and twelve days old. Her father died on September 13, 1860. Her mother, Mary E. Mussand, lived in New Orleans. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20h
Second District Court 37329 Succession of Simon Teaulet 1877 Petition of his brother, Bertrand, alleging the mismanagement of the administratrix of the estate, along with a judgment removing her from that position.
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Second District Court 38151 Succession of H. M. Hyams 1877 Extract from the minutes concerning an attempt to secure a certificate of mortgage from Caldwell Parish. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 20g
Second District Court 38244 Succession of Margaret O'Brien 1876 Two copies of the report of experts. See also Box 17 Folder 19.
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Second District Court 38780 Succession of Pierre Heno 1877 Copy of mortgage by Heno to Julian Neville to secure a $2000 loan.
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Second District Court 39292 Succession of Josephine Hale Ames 1880 Testimony of H. O. Ames relative to accounting of the succession Record was transferred to Civil District Court #353 13 48
Second District Court 39695 Succession of Susan Darcy 1879 Index to testimony in the suit along with the first two pages of James Darcy's testimony.
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Second District Court 40659 Succession of Charles McCoy and wife
Authorities on opposition to the administrator's account. Attornies for the administrator citing bases for dismissing oppositions of several individuals. Part of the "Miscellaneous Documents" sub-series 19 19a

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