|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Title:||Fanny Hickman emancipation act|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Fanny Hickman, along with her children John, Grove, Henry, William, Hetty, Eliza, and Frank, were granted freedom from slavery in 1840. Her emancipation paperwork mentions her intermarriage with Paschal Hickman.
This collection contains a photocopy of an "Act of Manumission" freeing Fanny Hickman and her children from slavery in Burke County, Georgia, in 1834. The act is signed by Governor Wilson Lumpkin. The act was filed six years later in 1840 and signed by Governor Charles J. McDonald.
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