Joel Field, et al. v. William Sharp, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joel Field, et al. v. William Sharp, et al.
Case Date: 
1855
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute/ Settlement

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
74
Notes / Description: 

Heirs of Abigail Burgess: Beeson Field, John Field, Pari & Lucinda Dobbs. Burgess, daughter of Richard Beeson died, & the heirs sought to settle the estate. Burgess was mentally impaired when the will was written. Her husband's will states that his slaves should be freed at her death, & inherit the land. They were: Joseph, Cresa, Lewis, Patty, Jane & John, others illegible.