James D. Davis v. John Goforth

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
James D. Davis v. John Goforth
Case Date: 
1876
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
117
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Additional Plntffs.: P. L. Atchley; William H. Cannon. Atchley & Cannon recovered judgments against Goforth that were satisfied by a levy on Goforth's undivided interest in a tract of land, Goforth having no other property. Atchley bought the land. Cannon redeemed it from Atchley & sold his bid to Davis who procured a Sheriff's deed. It now appears deft. has inherited legal title to the land from his mother, recently decd. Plntffs. want Gofoth's share sold to pay the judgments, earlier arrangements voided.