Eliza E. Ray v. Stephen Ray, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Eliza E. Ray v. Stephen Ray, et al.
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Fraudulent Conveyance

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
33
Notes / Description: 

William Ray died intestate and possessed of 2 tracts of land, one in Meigs Co. and one in Roane Co. The Roane tract was assigned to Eliza as a dower. After William's death, their sons, Stephen & John, procured a deed to the Meigs Co. land by forgery; the sole purpose was to defraud their mother's right of dower and homestead. Additional documents located in ET 1722.