Does anyone know how to find the date on this petition?
This is found on the Greenville website.
INHABITANTS OF GREENVILLE DISTRICT, PETITION CONCERNING THE INFESTATION OF THE STATE BY PERSONS EXHIBITING PLAYS AND SHOWS AND INCREASED NUMBER OF BLACKS. (2 PAGES; OVERSIZE)
COBBS, JAMES L.;
CROFT, J. C.;
DAVIS, JOHN SR.;
DOBYN, NATHANIEL L.;
HIETT, HAMILTON C.;
MARTIN, JAMES M.;
PUILLAM, AMOS B.;
RICE, JOHN SR.;
ROBERTS, ISAAC SR.;
Locations: GREENVILLE DISTRICT
Document type: PETITION
Topics: BLACKS; ENTERTAINMENTS; VAGRANCY
Concerning the Roberts names: Isaac, Sr. had four sons. The three oldest are on the list. They were David, b about 1800, Jeremiah b about 1807, Isaac, Jr. b about 1812. His other son was William b about 1814. His daughter, Nancy b about 1797, married John Davis, about 1816 in SC.
Dates which might help narrow down the identity of the date:
Isaac, Sr. died about 1855.
David died before 1854 in SC.Jeremiah's three oldest children were born in SC, the last in 1835. His next child was born in GA in 1839.
Isaac, Jr. was on the 1850 census in Murray Co., GA.
William married in Murray Co., Ga in 1839
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