Cornelius Bowman & C.G. Alexander v. Addison Bowman et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Cornelius Bowman & C.G. Alexander v. Addison Bowman et al.
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
41
Notes / Description: 

Add. Defs: Daniel Bowman, Richard Davis, John Ashburn, Levi Harp. Cornelius possessed 3 TN land tracts (50 acres, 150 acres, 1400 acres) per grant (aka patent) from KY. Defs. also possessed & claimed title to land. Elijah Jones appointed to survey land. Unlike most of TN, disputed land lies in portion of northern TN border subject to compact between TN & KY wherein KY given right to issue land grants. Geographical references: Cumberland River, Jackson Creek, Cumberland Mtn, Log Mtn aka Coopers Ridge.