Ruth D. Sawyers & James C. Sawyers, by their guardian John N. Sawyers, & William Sawyers, admr of Nancy Jane Sawyers, dec v. Andrew Clowers

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Ruth D. Sawyers & James C. Sawyers, by their guardian John N. Sawyers, & William Sawyers, admr of Nancy Jane Sawyers, dec v. Andrew Clowers
Case Date: 
1858
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
34
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Dispute over boundary line. Land of William Zackery, dec, on waters of Big Flat Creek, was divided & apportioned in 1837 via court order among Zackery's heirs: Alcey [Ailcy], John, Sarah & Rufus Zackery; Catherine Zackery Ferguson & Sinie Zackery Sharp. In 1848, Alcey deeded his portion to John Sawyers (now dec), whose land apportioned among his heirs (incl Pla.) after his death. Dispute over location of boundary line between this land & Clowers' land; Clowers accused of moving a fence not on his land.