Irene Stephenson by next of friend, John Irwin v. Wilson Yandell, John Carr, James Turpin, Jesse Turpin

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Irene Stephenson by next of friend, John Irwin v. Wilson Yandell, John Carr, James Turpin, Jesse Turpin
Case Date: 
1815
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Law and Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
470
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In 1805 William Stephenson purchased land in Smith & Sumner counties from the Turpin brothers. Part of his payment was a horse, which soon died. Stephenson died in 1808 in Sumner County leaving widow Esther and daughter Irene. Esther married to John Irwin Dr. Wilson Yandle was admr. of the estate. Yandle & the widow sold the land, & Yandle bought most of it cheaply. Conflicting claims for the land were held by King Carr, John Carr & James Oglesby. Irene sued Yandle protesting the land was her inheritance.