Elias Dodson, next friend v. S. J. Henison et al

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elias Dodson, next friend v. S. J. Henison et al
Case Date: 
1886
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Damages

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
102
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Add. Plaintiffs:Taylor, Black, May, and Tom Sisco, minors. Add. Defendants: Lucy Henison.Father of minor plaintiffs was murdered without leaving a will for the family. Their grandfather left them and their mother, Lucy Henison (Sisco) a tract of land by deed to be passed onto the minors upon her death. Lucy then married S.J. Henison, who cut down a large portion of timber on the land, devaluing the property. Suing for damages and ordered restraint against Henison continuing to cut timber.