Case Name Citation Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type ▲ Jurisdiction
Collier v. Collier 30 Ind. 32 1868 0 Indiana
Tom v. Daily 4 Ohio 336 1829 0 Ohio
Meehan v. Newton No. 2011-UP-325, 2011 WL 11734950, at *1 (S.C. Ct. App. June 27, 2011) 2011 2 South Carolina
Nelson v. People 33 Ill. 390 1864 0 Illinois
Hone v. Ammons 14 Ill. 29 1852 0 Illinois
Farrell v. Patterson 43 Ill. 52 1867 0 Illinois
Owens v. People 13 Ill. 59 1851 0 Illinois
Eells v. People 5 Ill. 497 1843 0 Illinois
Nance v. Howard 1 Ill. 242 1828 0 Illinois
Mears v. Morrison 1 Ill. 223 1827 0 Illinois
Seevers v. Hamilton 6 Iowa 199 1858 0 Iowa
Jarrot v. Jarrot 7 Ill. 1 1845 0 Illinois
Williams v. Jarrot 6 Ill. 120 1844 0 Illinois
Chambers v. People 5 Ill. 351 1843 0 Illinois
Graves v. State 1 Ind. 368 1849 0 Indiana
Graham v. Graham 4 W. Va. 320 1870 0 West Virginia
Arnold v. Booth 14 Wis. 180 1861 1 Wisconsin
Freeman v. Robinson 7 Ind. 321 1855 1 Indiana
Maddox vs. Negroes Price 17 Md. 413 1861 0 Maryland
Whelan v. Reilly 5 W. Va. 356 1872 1 West Virginia