Joel Lewis v. William Terrill Lewis, John Nauls, John Donelson, Rachel & Andrew Jackson, Jane & Robert Hayes, John & Andrew Jackson Donelson, Daniel, William, Alexander,& Severn, Donelson, John & Mary Caffery, Catherine Huchens, heirs of Stokley Donelson

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Joel Lewis v. William Terrill Lewis, John Nauls, John Donelson, Rachel & Andrew Jackson, Jane & Robert Hayes, John & Andrew Jackson Donelson, Daniel, William, Alexander,& Severn, Donelson, John & Mary Caffery, Catherine Huchens, heirs of Stokley Donelson
Case Date: 
1809
Court Origin: 
Superior Court of Law and Equity
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
124
Notes / Description: 

In 1787 Joel Lewis purchased acreage land from Mr. Gordon of Georgia. Wm. T. Lewis then claimed ownership to some of this land, being given a grant by the state of NC then conveyed it to Stokely Donelson, who agreed to convey other land to Joel Lewis. The conveyance was not made before Stokely died. The suit was filed to finalize land ownership.