State for its own use & for the use of Bledsoe & Cumberland Counties v. Thomas H. Allen, et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State for its own use & for the use of Bledsoe & Cumberland Counties v. Thomas H. Allen, et al.
Case Date: 
1886
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
179
Notes / Description: 

Over 20 defendants listed as heirs of David F. Cocke, owner of a huge parcel of land: David W. Walker, B. F. Loyd, F. M. Clark, Alfred Warren, Lewis Boyseton, Thomas Blalock, W.B. & Lafayette Smith, R.B. Worthington, John Edmund, Owen Rector, J. N. Watkins, Asa Blaylock, S. H. & Joseph Myers, Parrick Norris, Abraham Norris, John Vantress, R. H. Braun, C. C. Duncan, John & William Nanney. The land was surveyed incorrectly & pl's seek to collect back land taxes from rightful owners.