George Rowland & Wife, Mary Rowland v. West Knoxville, A Municipal Corporation

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
George Rowland & Wife, Mary Rowland v. West Knoxville, A Municipal Corporation
Case Date: 
1891
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
296
Notes / Description: 

Ca. 10 June 1889 plntffs. purchased a lot in West Knoxville situated between 2 ungraded roads that had never been laid out as streets. Later they had the lot surveyed by the Co. Surveyor & erected a fence to avoid encroaching upon the adjacent roads. Def. ordered the fence torn down, alleging that it was encroaching upon its streets & that the entire lot was part of the street. Plntffs. asked court to enjoin the city from trespassing upon or interfering with the lot. See ET 1066. Maps in M-17-19.