John W. Lockhart & wife Caroline v. Martin Harris et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
John W. Lockhart & wife Caroline v. Martin Harris et al
Case Date: 
1871
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Ejectment

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
36
Notes / Description: 

Dispute over 640 acres on Cumberland Mountain on both sides of Fiery Gizzard Creek where it crosses Higginbottom turnpike road, also on waters of Coppingers Creek. Lockharts claim title as heirs of Henry T. Spring, dec, who entered the land (Entry 936) & rec'd grant from state (No. 8581) for same, though Spring grant conflicted w/grant to Jubal Dixon (No. 6952) for ~160 acres. Add. Def.: Milo Robins, Mary Shrum, Charles Foster. Foster claimed title under deed from Patterson B. West.