GENEALOGICAL GLEANINGS FROM THE DEED BOOKS 20 THROUGH 27
1857-1870, MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
By Jonathan K. T. Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1995
MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
DEED BOOK TWENTY-SIX
J. M. CRAIG, JOYNER H. BAILEY, F. M. CRAIG, ALEX PATTERSON, DIZY W. BAILEY, L. BAILEY, MARTHA H. PATTERSON, JOSEPH W. CRAIG, T. GRIFFIN, SARAH GRIFFIN, hrs and distributees of CYNTHIA CRAIG, dec conveyed to JOHN W. BAILEY their undivided interests, in all 6/9s of 78 acres in Civil Dist. 18 "on the waters of little Cypress Creek" in Madison County. Feb. 1, 1867. Reg May 5, 1868. Wits S. S. Watkins, J. M. Bledsoe.
Whereas a marriage was "about to take place" between JAMES M. WOOLLARD and Mrs. JULIA R. MYLER, both of Madison County, and he relinquished any claim on the property she brought to their marriage. May 21, 1868. Reg May 21, 1868. Wits Samuel C. Lancaster, W. H. Leigh. /Madison County marriage record shows that James M. Woolard was married to Mrs. Julia R. Myler, May 21, 1868/
A. J. HAYS, MIDDLETON HAYS, R. J. HAYS, Execs of SAMUEL J. HAYS v ROBERT F. BROWN, a case heard in Madison County's Chancery Court. Cause heard, Feb. 21, 1867 when report was presented and accepted by the court, showing that the land in this cause had been divided into 11 lots, of which 10 were sold on Oct. 17, 1866. Lot 5 was sold to JAMES SCHAMAHORN and the court vested that lot to him. Reg June 1, 1868.
J. HAYS, MIDDLETON HAYS, FANNY PRESTON, ROBERT HAYS sold one acre to HERVEY BROWN, J. L. BEVERAGE, ROBERT BROWN, SR., WYATT TAYLOR, H. C. McCUTCHEN, THOMAS GARRETT, GRANVILLE McCABE, a lot on east side of Hays Avenue in Jackson, for use of Methodist Episcopal Church, South; for $250. May 9, 1868. Reg July 6, 1868. Wits A. R. Thomas, W. E. Ellis. /This was made to the Hays Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, South./
Whereas by descent from KINCHEN HATHAWAY, WILLIAM J. HATHAWAY sold his undivided interest in 20 acres out of 184 acres in Civil Dist. 18, Madison County, to JAMES H. HATHAWAY, for $300. Sept. 25, 1866. Reg July 8, 1868. Wits G. W. Boals, R. K. Hathaway, S. S. Watkins, J. W. Williams.
JAMES K. WALKER, Guadalupe Co., Texas, adm of PHILIP WALKER's estate, gave POA to SAMUEL W. WALKER, Madison Co., Tenn. to act as such adm for him. May 25, 1868. Reg July 11, 1868. No wits.
Madison County Court. RICHARD MASSEY and wife, REBECCA, ANDREW MASSEY and wife, SUSAN v E. M. BOYETT, LILLIAN BOYETT, JOHN WILLIAM BOYETT, STEPHEN GRANT and ELIZABETH BOYETT. Cause heard March 8, 1866 and report from clerk accepted and confirmed by court showing that 137 acres in THOMAS BOYKIN's estate were sold March 1866 to STEPHEN GRANT and title was vested in him and divested from Boyett hrs. Subject to dower of ELIZABETH BOYETT. March 8, 1866. Reg Aug. 1, 1868.
Madison County Chancery Court. LORENZO GOODELL v JOS. B. CARUTHERS, adm of H. W. McCORRY, dec., HENRY McCORRY and CORINNA McCORRY. Cause heard Feb. 19, 1868 when clerk's report was accepted and confirmed by the court, in which it appeared that on August 13, 1849 Henry W. McCorry had sold to LORENZO GOODELL, for $600, a lot in Jackson. The full payment had been made by him for the lot so that title to it was vested in Goodell. Reg Aug. 10, 1868.
WILLIAM H. CHILDRESS for "love and brotherly affection" for his sister, MARTHA ANN CLARK gave her and her three children, JOHN BELL CLARK, EDDIE BERRY CLARK, ANNA CLARK, a tract of land adjoining the village of Spring Creek held in trust for them by her husband, E. A. CLARK. Feb. 8, 1868. Reg Aug. 12, 1868. Wits G. Cenas, A. _____.
A. J. PIPKIN sold to C. P. PIPKIN all his interest in real and personal estate from the estate of his father, PHILLIP PIPKIN, dec. for $400. Feb. 11, 1868. Reg Aug. 19, 1868. Wits J. R. Seans, George W. White.
JAMES L. TALBOT, ANN P. TALBOT and their children, LAWRENCE E. TALBOT, ADA TALBOT and also ALEXANDER JACKSON sold to JAMES A. COLLINS one acre in Jackson, being land James E. Talbot had purchased from Alexander Jackson, May 6, 1844. Aug. 18, 1868. Reg Aug. 25, 1868. No wits.
Some years ago WILLIAM E. BUTLER, Madison Co., Tenn. on behalf of his granddaughter, MARTHA A. BUTLER, then a minor, sold to the Mobile and Ohio Railroad a tract of 8 acreage in Jackson for its machine and repair shops, storage yard. When Martha came of age she made a deed to Milton Brown, president of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad and because, it was supposed, of confusion from the war /Civil War/ "and the book in which the same is supposed to be registered has been lost by the casualties aforesaid so that the same cannot now be found or its precise date ascertained." After making this deed, Martha had married CHARLES W. CHANCELLOR and they conveyed to Butler, Nov. 23, 1864, this 8 acres, which he for $1 quit-claimed his interest to the tract to the railroad company. July 27, 1868. Reg Sept. 2, 1868. Wits Eugene Sullivan, Thomas Henderson.
DAWSON BOND, EATON BOND, surviving execs of LEWIS BOND's will sold to THEO BOND, for $877.53, 125 acres in Civil Dist. 5, Madison Co. Nov. 16, 1866. Reg Sept. 8, 1868. Wits F. B. Snipes, W. T. Bond.
DAWSON BOND, EATON BOND, surviving execs of LEWIS BOND's will sold to WHITMEL L. BOND, for $877.50, 125 acres in Civil Dist. 5, Madison Co. Jan. 12, 1867. Reg Sept. 8, 1868. Wits Theo Bond, F. B. Snipes.
DAWSON BOND, EATON BOND, surviving execs of LEWIS BOND's will sold to THOMAS BOND, for $3474.90, 495 acres in Civil Dist. 5, Madison Co. Jan. 12, 1867. Reg Sept. 8, 1868. Wits Theo Bond, F. B. Snipes.
DAWSON BOND, EATON BOND, surviving execs of LEWIS BOND's will sold to F. B. SNIPES, for $1764, 252 acres in Civil Dist. 5, Madison Co. Nov. 14, 1866. Reg Sept. 8, 1868. Wits W. T. Bond, Theo Bond.
Madison County Court, May 4, 1858. Report of clerk received and confirmed by court, that on March 6, 1858 96 acres had been sold to JAMES GLIDEWELL and title thus vested in him and divested from hrs of JAMES VINSON, dec.: ANNA WRAY, the hrs of WARD THAXTON, WILLIAM VINSON, JOHN VINSON, JAMES VINSON, MADISON VINSON, ALVIS F. VINSON, ELIZABETH VINSON and SAMANTHA J. VINSON.
ASBERRY PEGUES, Madison Co. conveyed, for $4000, to the MADISON COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, for the use of the agricultural societies of several counties of West Tennessee, chartered by the State Agricultural Bureau under provision of legislation, an act of Assembly, passed Feb. 21, 1854, Chapter CCLV, section 17, part of the DEVEREAUX 500 acre tract, 30 acres on the north side of Campbell's Turnpike. "It being the land selected by the commissioners appointed by the delegates to the Division Fair of West Tennessee, held at Somerville in October 1856, to purchase suitable fairgrounds for the permanent location of the Division Fair" for West Tennessee. Feb. 11, 1857. Reg Sept. 15, 1868. No wits.
Madison County Chancery Court. JO H. CARUTHERS, adm v S. M. CARUTHERS and others; cause heard Aug. 20, 1868 when clerk's report was heard and confirmed by court showing that Mrs. MARY JANE CARUTHERS had purchased lots 5, 17 in Jackson so that title was vested in her and divested from JO H. CARUTHERS, SUSAN MEDORA CARUTHERS, WILLIAM CARUTHERS, JR., FANNIE CARUTHERS and FANNIE FREEMAN. Reg Sept. 17, 1868.
ARCHIBALD S. ROGERS for $1 conveyed a lot in Pinson Station, Madison County, to S. COOPER, R. A. MAYS, ELISHA S. HALTOM, CALEB McKNIGHT and HIRAM JOHNSON, trustees, for benefit of Methodist Episcopal Church, South "provided they shall erect thereon a substantial and commodious church with the privilege to Pinson Lodge of A. F. & A. Masons to build a room over said church and giving them free access to the same." 138/160 of an acre. Sept. 14, 1868. Reg Sept. 21, 1868. Wits J. V. Harris, James O. Ray.
ARCHIBALD S. ROGERS conveyed to JOHN VANTRESE, WILLIAM VANTRESE, JOHN S. YORK, THOMAS McGILL, R. H. DAVIS for benefit of Baptist Church, a one acre lot for $75 in Pinson Station, Madison County. Sept. 15, 1868. Reg Sept. 21, 1868. Wits R. A. Mays, J. V. Harris. /Numerous regular deeds were executed by ARCHIBALD S. ROGERS, an early developer of Pinson, Tennessee./
JAMES CARUTHERS, co-exec of estate of HENRY SMITH had incurred liability of H. D. MASON, borrowed from Mrs. REBECCA M. SMITH, wife of the late HENRY SMITH, of S. W. Alabama, on Oct. 26, 1847, $5225 and $800 borrowed in 1847 and $1000 borrowed from Mrs. MARIA A. BIGELOW, Feb. 13, 1847 and a further loan from her, $350, Aug. 10, 1847 and several other large loans from the Union Bank of Tennessee. To indemnify, to "save him the said JAMES CARUTHERS harmless", MASON conveyed to him his interest in HENRY SMITH's estate. Jan. 12, 1849. Reg Sept. 22, 1868. Wits B. R. Person, Geo. E. Childs.
MALINDA SWINK for "love and affection" for her son, H. H. SWINK gave him 1/4 acre lot in Medon, Tennessee on main street and the stage road. Aug. 29, 1868. Reg Sept. 30, 1868. Wits M. Croom, G. W. McGuire.
MALINDA SWINK for "love and affection" for her son, H. H. SWINK gave him her 1/3 interest in house, lot in Medon, Tennessee, then used as a storehouse by W. H. Flenn. Aug. 29, 1868. Reg Sept. 30, 1868. Wits M. Croom, G. W. McGuire.
For $1 cash and good causes, A. G. HOWELL conveyed to his wife, SUSAN L. HOWELL all his household and kitchen furniture, with all other property "about the premises" except his apparel. Oct. 3, 1868. Reg Oct. 3, 1868. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits Geo. G. Perkins, Mauldin Reeves.
JOHN B. HARRISON, Hempstead Co., Ark. and LOUISA WATKINS, Pike Co., Ark. gave POA to JOHN A. BROWN, Madison Co., Tenn. to receive money, property for them from CHARLES L. HARRISON, adm of THOMAS J. HARRISON's estate. July 2, 1868. Reg Oct. 5, 1868. Wits E. M. Carruth, S. T. Sanders.
ADDISON PYLES, CYRUS SIMMONDS, execs of WILLIAM B. MARSHALL's will sold to WILLIAM ALEXANDER ½ acre lot in Jackson. Nov. 13, 1865. Reg Oct. 12, 1868. Wits G. Adamson, R. H. Burns.
282. J. F. WHITELAW, Madison County, sold to RADFORD WITHERS 600 acres in Civil Dist. 10 "with a reserve of 2 acres for a school house and ½ acre for a burial yard." For $800. Oct. 12, 1868. Reg Oct. 13, 1868. No wits.
WILLIS W. WILLIAMS, exec of NELSON DAVIE's will sold to PETER A. BROWN, for $2334, 108 acres in Madison County. Oct. 12, 1868. Reg Oct. 13, 1868. No wits.
W. E. BUTLER and MARTHA A. BUTLER for $1 "and the benefit to accrue to them from the construction of a first class machine and repair shop" sold 7 and one quarter acres to the Mobile and Ohio Railroad in Jackson. April 19, 1859. Reg Oct. 15, 1868. No wits.
Whereas a marriage was shortly to be solemnized between JAMES M. SHARP and FRANCES R. BOON, he gave her part of the 175 acres on which he "now resides." Oct. 27, 1868. Reg Oct. 27, 1868. Wits W. L. Boon, J. B. Boon. /Madison County marriage record shows James M. Sharp married Mrs. Frances R. Boon, October 27, 1868/
JOSHUA BELL, late of Madison County, died in 1862 leaving a wife, LOUISA T. and a son, WILLIAM A. BELL and a daughter, UNITY J. BELL who married T. W. WALLINGSFORD and he had owned 102 acres in Civil Dist. 16, Madison Co. These hrs divided this acreage among themselves, each receiving 34 acres. March 18, 1867. Reg Nov. 1868. Wits G. W. P. Oliver, T. J. Oliver. Louisa T. Bell signed with her "x" mark.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, REBECCA MEDLIN gave her 24 acres in Civil Dist. 18 "as an advancement as part of my estate" valued at $300. Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, W. D. TAYLOR gave him 33 acres valued at $400 located in Civil Dist. 18 "as an advancement as part of my estate." Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, J. W. TAYLOR gave him 44 acres valued at $400 "as an advancement as part of my estate." Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARTHA WILLIAMS gave her 27 acres valued at $400 in Civil Dist. 18 "as an advancement as part of my estate." Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for HARRIET DUNLAP (presumably a daughter) gave her 25 acres valued at $400 in Civil Dist. 18 "as an advancement as part of my estate." Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, T. T. TAYLOR gave him 30 acres valued at $400 in Civil Dist. 18 "as an advancement as part of my estate." Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
J. P. TAYLOR, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, ELIZABETH DUNLAP gave her 23 acres valued at $400 in Civil Dist. 18 "as an advancement as part of my estate." Sept. 19, 1868. Reg Nov. 5, 1868. No wits.
Whereas the late SAMUEL SMITH, in his will, bequeathed his entire estate to his widow, MARY D. SMITH and at her death, same to be divided equally among their children, except for NANCY who was to have $500 more than the others "on account of her afflictions." JAMES M. SMITH, son of MARY D. SMITH, sold to W. C. SMITH his entire interest in said estate, at the death of his mother, for $200. Nov. 12, 1868. Reg Nov. 12, 1868. No wits.
GALEN E. GREEN, Jackson, Tenn. for "love" of his wife, MARTHA D. GREEN gave her a 6 acre lot adjoining Jackson. Nov. 11, 1868. Reg Nov. 14, 1868. No wits.
JOHN H. LANIER, SR. for "love and affection" for his son, JOHN H. LANIER, JR. gave him 176 acres in Civil Dist. 12, Madison Co. Nov. 4, 1867. Reg Nov. 26, 1868. Wits John A. Tomlinson, R. N. Hill.
W. S. CALLAWAY as exec of BERNARD MITCHELL's last will, sold to JAMES B. COOPER, on Jan. 2, 1860, a lot in Jackson and as full payment for it had been made Callaway furnished Cooper with a clear deed. Dec. 3, 1868. Reg Dec. 3, 1868. No wits.
JOHN C. ROGERS and wife, MARY ANN, formerly Butler, both of Shelby Co., Tenn. sold to WILLIAM PEARSON, Madison Co., 212 acres which "descended" to her from the estate of her brother, JOHN H. BUTLER, allotted to her "upon a division between her and the devisee of her brother JAMES C. BUTLER deceased." Dec. 1, 1868. Reg Dec. 7, 1868. No wits. /See page 47, bottom/
WILLIAM A. SANFORD and wife, ELIZA, formerly Long sold to Caleb McKnight for $575, 128½ acres in Civil Dist. 1, Madison Co., which began at a corner, being the SW corner of land "known as the Mt. Pisgah Church property." Dec. 23, 1867. Reg Dec. 17, 1868. Wits Hiram Johnson, W. T. Dismuke.
W. H. PARKER for "love and affection" for his son, WILLIAM T. PARKER gave him 59 acres in Civil Dist. 17, Madison Co. Dec. 12, 1868. Reg Dec. 18, 1868. Wits Reuben Johnson, R. M. May.
Marriage Contract, Dec. 1, 1868. Whereas a marriage was shortly to be solemnized between LEROY C. GILLESPIE, Madison Co. and E. C. CONNER, Brownsville, Tenn. he agreed that she would retain her property "as though she were a feme sole." Reg Dec. 19, 1868. Wits John C. Read, Ed J. Read. /Haywood County marriage record shows that Leroy C. Gillespie was married to Eloise C. Conner, December 2, 1868/
MARTHA J. HOLCOMBE's receipt showing that she had received of JULIUS JOHNSON all "my" property left in his possession except several small personal items. She gave to her niece, MARY H. JOHNSON "the" carriage and stove, jar and blankets. JOHNSON had not charged her board while she had resided in his family or for 3 trips for her to Miss. except for expenses. Oct. 10, 1868. Reg Dec. 22, 1868. Wits Julius M. Johnson, J. C. Newman.
SAMUEL GORDON for "love and affection" for his daughter, CYRENA F. GORDON and another daughter, MARY A. H. GORDON gave them jointly 208 acres in Civil Dist. 16 "being the same place on which I now reside." Jan. 4, 1869. Reg Jan. 4, 1869. No wits.
JAMES HICKS for "love and affection" for his daughter, JANE MARIAH, wife of SILAS DELOACH gave her 112 acres in Civil Dist. 10, Madison Co. Jan. 1, 1869. Reg Jan. 5, 1869. Wit H. Gregory.
Madison County Chancery Court. JOHN IRVIN adm SARAH J. GHOLSTON v JAMES L. TALBOT and others. Cause heard, Aug. 18, 1868 and clerk's report accepted and confirmed showing that the west ½ of a lot in Jackson was sold to C. E. CHAPPELL for $250; title vested in him and divested from hrs of SARAH J. GHOLSTON. Reg Jan. 5, 1869.
ELIZABETH J. LONG and JOHN G. MANN, execs of WILLIAM H. LONG's will sold to T. J. BARNES and W. A. TAYLOR, for $680, a lot on Royal St. in Jackson, "it being the lot known as 'five points' formerly owned by R. Fairless." Jan. 25, 1869. Reg Jan. 25, 1869. Wits J. H. HarPer, John T. Beveridge.
For $500, JOSEPH F. FENNER, Tippah Co., Miss. had sold to THOMAS B. FENNER, Madison Co. all his interest in the estate of his mother, Mrs. LUCY M. FENNER. Jan. 26, 1869. Reg Jan. 26, 1869. No wits.
SAMUEL McCLANAHAN for "love and affection" for his daughters, LOUISA JANE JAMES and MARY FENNER HENRY gave them a lot in Jackson "whereon they are now living" with its dwelling house valued at $3500. Jan. 29, 1869. Reg Jan. 30, 1869. No wits.
JAMES F. SCOTT for "love and affection" for his sister, MARY H., wife of JOHN DODD and her children, JOHN YANCEY and WILLIAM EDWARD gave to J. R. CHAPPELL in trust for them a lot in Jackson. Feb. 6, 1869. Reg Feb. 6, 1869. No wits.
WINEFRED HENNING, an exec of J. B. HENNING's estate sold to her daughter, JUDITH MERIWETHER ½ of a tract of 426 acres; one call mentioned a "family grave." For $4000. Jan. 5, 1869. Reg Feb. 10, 1869. Wit S. F. Henning.
ELIZABETH F. DEBERRY was entitled to a dower interest in 1/3 in certain lots "now belonging to ALLEN DEBERRY" and lots were worth $8010, "entitled her to $2670 of that amount." She had purchased from Allen Deberry one of the lots at $6010 and at her death the $2670 was to be paid to Allen Deberry, "it being the third" received by her "in lieu of a dower." March 17, 1856. Reg Feb. 10, 1869. Wits Robt. B. Hurt, P. C. McCowat.
For $50, N. T. NELSON sold to WILLIAM N. NELSON ½ of his interest in the dower of his mother, MARY NELSON, l10 acres, his interest being 1/11 part of said Mary, widow of JOHN NELSON, dec. Feb, 1869. Reg Feb. 11, 1869. Wits C. L. Johnson, James S. Medlin.
On March 26, 1868 T. W. EWELL and wife, LUNDAY, conveyed to ELI McCORKLE, R. H. ANDERSON, T. W. EWELL, ELISHA ONEAL, WILLIAM McCORKLE 2 acres and 4 poles so "that they shall erect & build or cause to be erected or built thereon a house or place of worship for the use of the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South." Reg Feb. 11, 1869. Wits R. H. Andrews, W. B. Ewell.
MARGARET FLEMING, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for her daughter-in-law, NANCY J., wife of WILLIAM FLEMING gave her 50 1/3 acres of the 106 2/3 acres "on which I now reside" and not subject to debts of her husband. She signed with an "x" mark. Feb. 18, 1869. Reg Feb. 18, 1869. Wits A. W. Campbell, N. J. White.
For $1000, NANCY HOLLEMAN, MARY WEATHERS and C. H. WEATHERS had sold to BROWN GORDON 50 acres in Civil Dist. 4, Madison Co. "Known as part of the tract of MALICHI HOLLEMAN decd." Sept. 2, 1868. Reg Mar. 1, 1869. Wits Malichi Holleman, Arthur Williams.
For $5, B. M. HICKS had conveyed to RADFORD WITHERS, C. L. JOHNSON, W. R. HOWLETT, W. G. WELLS and M. V. EXUM, trustees of PLEASANT PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH, 1½ acres, beginning at a large dead post oak . . . of Pleasant Plains Baptist Church for use of Missionary Baptists "composed of whites." They were to let Masons have a lodge room in connection with this church building. Feb. 27, 1869. Reg Mar. 2, 1869. No wits.
For $1250, ROBERT A. SEWELL, MARY A. SEWELL, LEWIS C. COX and MARTHA P. COX, formerly Sewell, Gibson Co., Tenn. sold to ALLEN WILLIAMS their interest "from their ancestor Livingston Sewell decd", they being his only hrs. 62 acres in Civil Dist. 18, Madison Co. Dec. 28, 1868. Reg Mar. 3, 1869. Wits Elisha Raines, W. J. McFarland.
For $2300, SAMUEL W. LYON, Shelby Co., Tenn. sold to W. W. LYON, Madison Co. his interest in the estate of "my late grandfather WILLIAM WOOLFOLK" of Jackson Co., Tenn. May 15, 1868. Reg Mar. 10, 1859. No wits.
WILLIAM H. CROOM, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, JOHN A. CROOM gave her 104 acres on Dry Creek in Civil Dist. 1, Madison Co. Mar. 4, 1869. Reg Mar. 24, 1869. No wits.
For $50, WILLIAM A. SANFORD and wife, ELIZA, Maury Co., Tenn. sold to EDWARD W. GARLAND, Tishomingo Co., Miss. 160 acres, their undivided interest in the estate of the (unnamed) father of said Eliza. Aug. 5, 1854. Reg Mar. 31, 1869.
Madison County Chancery Court. Cause heard Aug. 19, 1868. D. J. FRANKLIN, adm of B. F. STEGALL, decd and NANCY W. STEGALL v MARY L. STEGALL, HARRIET S. STEGALL, CHARLES M. ALEXANDER and wife, ELIZABETH M., and BEVERLY C. STEGALL. Court heard clerk's report and confirmed it, that NANCY W. STEGALL had purchased "remainder in the dower of 134½ acres" so that title was vested in her and divested from other hrs. Reg April 2, 1869. /One needs to read Chancery Court minutes for a better understanding of what was happening in this case./
Madison County Chancery Court. ANN H. SCURLOCK, exec v JOS. W. SCURLOCK and others. Cause heard March 6, 1869. Court confirmed clerk's report that 24 acres in estate of T. P. SCURLOCK, dec had been divided into 4 lots. Lot 1, 10 acres had been sold to F. W. YANCEY for $1052.12 and he also bought Lot 2, 9½ acres for $1569.87. Court vested title for these lots in Yancey and divested from JOSEPH W. SCURLOCK, CATHERINE S. SCURLOCK, FANNIE B. SCURLOCK, CLARENCE H. SCURLOCK and ANN F. SCURLOCK. Reg April 2, 1869.
Madison County Chancery Court. JOSEPH H. WILLIAMS and others. Cause heard March 16, 1869. Court heard and confirmed clerk's report that the S. E. corner in Lot 22, Jackson had been conveyed to the Right Rev. P. A. FEEHAN, Catholic Bishop of Tennessee, the lot to be used by Catholics for a "church lot." Reg April 2, 1869.
JACOB HILL for "love and affection" of his daughter, EUGENIA YOUNG gave her 112 acres in Surveyor's Dist. 10, Range 1, Sections 7, 8, Madison Co. Feb. 22, 1867. Reg Apr. 7, 1869. Wits H. H. Woodson, P. S. Woodson.
Referring from Rogers deed on page 45 of this publication: Dr. John C. Rogers and several members of his family are buried in Lot 329, Turley Section, Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, with tombstone data:
Dr. JOHN CABE ROGERS, b. May 27, 1821, d. Aug. 23, 1878, of yellow fever;
wife, MARY ANN BUTLER ROGERS, b. Aug. 7, 1831, d. March 10, 1919
Her mother, LAVTNA R. BUTLER, b. Feb. 5, 1812, d. Aug. 6, 1868.
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