Harden Wardin, Samuel & Mary Walker v. James M. Bell, Margaret Robinson, Hiram Armstrong, William Wright, C. N. Crawford, & William Ingle

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Harden Wardin, Samuel & Mary Walker v. James M. Bell, Margaret Robinson, Hiram Armstrong, William Wright, C. N. Crawford, & William Ingle
Case Date: 
1875
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Ejectment- Unlawful Detainer

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Middle
Number of Pages: 
92
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Wardin sued to recover a tract of land in Lincoln County unlawfully occupied by the defendants. The land was previously owned by Henry Moore, dec. He also owned 12 enslaved people named: Mary, Solomon, Emaline, Rachel, Leah, Anderson, Green, Eliza, Hannah , Lucy, Amanda, Eglatine. Not all of the bequests were paid from the estate, and the suit suggests selling some of the widow's life estate to fulfill the bequests.