Samuel Portrum, guardian v. W. W. Willis et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Samuel Portrum, guardian v. W. W. Willis et al.
Case Date: 
1886
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Estate Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
906
Notes / Description: 

Additional Defendants: William Greene, H. S. Rogers, and John J. Wolfe. Guardian Samuel Portrum sued the defendants on behalf of minors Nancy Jane Pressley, William Preston Pressley, and Jesse Pressley. The plaintiffs sued regarding the estate of one Jesse Trent, of which they are the heirs. The defendants were their previous guardians who the court replaced with Portrum. The plaintiffs charged the defendants with falsifying their settlement of their guardianship and the estate.