11 April 2016

Margaret Acklin Mentioned

Tennessee, Probate Court Files, Franklin Probate Court, Wills 1812-1918:

According to this document, Margaret Acklin was the daughter of Peter Embry, but belonged to Thomas Howard*.  She was freed by "The War."

There was a Thomas Howard mentioned in this Franklin County, Tennessee, Deed.

From Ansearchin News:

81 - Bond of James CAMPBELL, James H. BRADFORD, James WOODS and Rolla P. RAINES to the county to assure that in emancipating a slave, Peter, lately conveyed to them by Jessie EMBREY of Franklin Co, TN, they 'ViII prevent Peter from ever becoming chargeable to the County." Peter, by his own industry and good conduct has acquired enough money to liberate or purchase himself. County Court granted the petition 27 May 1830 - Justice who signed were: Wallis ESTILL, John DOUGHTERY, A HENDERSON, William LASETER, Thomas HOWARD, Charles DUNCAN, Sam'l NORWOOD, John W. HOLDER, James SHARP.

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