Abraham Jenkins, In Error v. State

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Abraham Jenkins, In Error v. State
Case Date: 
1879
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Manslaughter

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
89
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Previously tried, 1878, Defendants: John Myrick (aka John Marks), George McFarland, Abraham Jenkins, Reuben Donaldson, Thomas Donaldson, Frank Booker (aka Frank Daniels), Frank Suiter (?), Caleb Suiter (?). Incident of 1 Aug. 1878, murder of David Norton, murder taking place in 17th Civil Dist., Hamilton Co., on 1st day of August 1878, "at the election ground near Halfway house," 11:00 am. "It was within about 20 steps of the polls when the fuss began, Norton pulled out his whiskey and treated several…"