Levi McCloud, Charles W. Karns, exe. of Henry Chiles, dec. v. Mary J. Chiles

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Levi McCloud, Charles W. Karns, exe. of Henry Chiles, dec. v. Mary J. Chiles
Case Date: 
1861
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Contested

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
325
Notes / Description: 

Estate of Henry Childs dec., Levi McCloud is the exec. of the will. Mary contests the will. Charles W. Karns is co-executor with McCloud. Case file mentions slaves, "Daphne," "Bob," "Reuben," and others- slaves may be repatriated to "west coast of Africa." Executors asking for court's assistance in interpreting Henry's will. Related case (mentioned in this case): Levi McCloud, Charles W. Karns, exe. v. Jesse Wilkans & William Rogers in ET Box 1154. Please note that this is East TN case.