State ex rel Little River Lumber Company v. L. C. Whaley & wife R. C. Whaley, & Pharis Trentham

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State ex rel Little River Lumber Company v. L. C. Whaley & wife R. C. Whaley, & Pharis Trentham
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
776
Notes / Description: 

Dispute over 1300 acres of land on east side of Sugarland Mountain. Little River Lumber Company claims land via 1839 TN grant #22683 issued to Drury P. Armstrong (based on entry #1549) & Whaleys claim it via adverse possession of junior grant: 1879 TN grant #40880 issued to J. C. & dad Wellington McMahan (based on entry #2680). Whaleys farmed the land. Exhibits: 6 oversized maps (2 are very detailed w/color & lots of writing) in oversize location M-17-16. 4 folders.