Andrew McKinley et al. v. Patrick Sherry et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Andrew McKinley et al. v. Patrick Sherry et al.
Case Date: 
1872
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
0
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Both Sherry and his co-defendant, Dennis Saxton, were from Shelby County. John McKinley died leaving two lots of land in Memphis. The plaintiffs include Andrew McKinley of New York, Luther T. Thurston of Kentucky, Mary Churchill of Louisville and her daughter Mary Moss Churchill, Julia January and her husband Derick A. January of St. Louis, and Robert M. Patton of Alabama. Plaintiffs allege that the lots were never sold to the defendants and that they obtained possession of them illegally.