Etta Wood v. John McKelvey et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Etta Wood v. John McKelvey et al.
Case Date: 
1922
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Debt Dispute

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Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
237
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Additional defendants: Jones McKelvey, admr. of estate of A. T. McKelvey, dec. Wood is the widow of Leonard Wood, dec., who was shot and killed by the defendant. Prior to shooting, Wood was living on land owned by McKelvey, both were farmers. Upon his death, Wood had 5 bales of cotton of which widow wanted to sell to support herself, however McKelvy claimed Wood owed him a debt. The cotton was sold for $70 and both parties are claiming rightful ownership of said money. See WT 1827 for add. part of case