Ann Eliza Hannum v. William Wallace

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Ann Eliza Hannum v. William Wallace
Case Date: 
1848
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Ejectment

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
152
Notes / Description: 

Wallace brought suit against Henry Hannum in 1835. Claimed to own lots in Maryville occupied by Hannum. Hannum claimed to be renting property from James White of Virginia. Court ruled in favor of Wallace. Supreme Court reversed decision & remanded case back to circuit court for retrial in 1839. Hannum died in 1845 & case was continued by his widow, Ann Eliza Hannum. Also names heirs: James, Ellen, Francis, William Alexander, & Kathleen Hannum.