Samuel Pettibone & wife, Elizabeth M. Pettibone v. Jesse M. Lyons

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Samuel Pettibone & wife, Elizabeth M. Pettibone v. Jesse M. Lyons
Case Date: 
1859
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
49
Notes / Description: 

Elizabeth was daughter of Rachel & Arthur Armstrong (dec) & granddaughter of William Armstrong Sr (dec). Elizabeth had 4 siblings: Joseph R., Alice G., Louisiana & William P. Wm outlived Arthur. Before Wm died, he gifted Rachel & her 5 children 3 tracts of land aka the old Egypt place, on south bank of Holston River, in such gift deed consolidating all 3 tracts into 1 tract comprising 345 acres & providing for division of tract into 6 undivided shares, 3 of which Lyons came to buy. This dispute followed.