Nason & Narcissa Swofford, Thomas & Lodema Henderson, Alfred & Larusda Swoffard & Mary Worthington v. Samuel P. Worthington, Columbus Worthington, & A. L. Spears

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Nason & Narcissa Swofford, Thomas & Lodema Henderson, Alfred & Larusda Swoffard & Mary Worthington v. Samuel P. Worthington, Columbus Worthington, & A. L. Spears
Case Date: 
1874
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
148
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Robert Worthington was indebted to John K. Browne & others. His land was seized by the county & sold by the sheriff. Brown bought the land, w/ the aim of selling it back. Worthington died intestate, Brown offered to sell to the heirs as a group. Both Columbus & Samuel began timbering the property without permission of the other heirs. The other heirs sued to make the stop timbering & to approach their land ownership as a group in agreement.