MORGAN COUNTY TENNESSEE
County Court Clerk Minutes
Covering the year of 1856
Copied from the TN State Library and Archives
Microfilm Roll #9 by Wilma Gibson
On motion of A. J. SUMMERS, one of the adm. of the estate of LEMUEL* SUMMERS dec’d B. T. STAPLES is appointed with L. B. SNOW and ERICUS HATFIELD as commissioners to lay off dower out the land belonging to the said estate to SUSAN SUMMERS and make a report to the next term of court
* this might be SAMUEL SUMMERS, it is difficult to read.
G.W. KIETH Clerk of the County, appeared in open court and exhibited a settlement which
with PHILLIP WHITE adm. of the estate of RYLE PRICE dec’d, which was admitted and order to be spread upon the will book.
JULIAN F. SCOTT appeared in open court and acknowledge himself the father of a Bastard child of which MARY E. OWENS was delivered on the 20th day of February and entered into bond to relieve the county of paying expenses if the child should become a pauper. GARRETT HALL was his security.
JOHNATHAN McPETERS , executor of the estate of FIELDING GRIFFITH dec’d returned an inventory of the rents and _________ of property of said dec’d which was order to be spread upon the inventory books for the years of 1855.
JAMES B. JONES, corner of the said county came into open court with the proceeding held by the jury into the death of F. HEYDEMANN. "On our oath we do day that person or persons unknown to us on June 27, 1856 in the county afore said with force and arms and against the peace and dignity of the state did felonious, wilfully deliberately and with malice with a certain shooting weapon did kill and murder F. HEYDEMANN.
Witness called: ORLENA DUNCAN, JAMES L. DUNCAN, and CHARLES GUDIESS?
The Corners Jury was: T. B. GUENTHEN?, H. HUMAN, J. M. LAYMANCE, CHARLES GERDING, AUGUST _______, CISSER? FISHER, L. K. _____NIR, CARL RELJSSFIEL?, T. G. NORBEST, S. SALLAN? C. T. WALTERDERF and GARRETT HALL.
SUSANNAH ADKINS dower was laid off out of the lands of SAMUEL SUMMERS, her late husband. The land is located on the STAPLES MILL CREEK and includes grand # 24452 and entry 657 100 acres. 7 July 1956, signed LARKIN B. SNOW, ERICUS HATFIELD, B. T. STAPLES
MRS. ANN HYDEMANN widow of FREDENAND HYDEMANN, applied for letter of adm. of the estate which was granted.
J. F. SCOTT, GARNETT HALL Jr. and JOHN WHITE are appointed by the court to lay off and apportion to ANNA HYDEMANN widow of FREDENAND HYDEMANN Sr. her years support out of the said estate.
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