W. R. Caswell, admr. of Jonathan Cocke v. H. (Henry) C. Gillespie & Wife, et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
W. R. Caswell, admr. of Jonathan Cocke v. H. (Henry) C. Gillespie & Wife, et al
Case Date: 
1878
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Land and Title Dispute

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
557
Notes / Description: 

Laura C. Gillespie, wife of H. C. Gillespie & daughter of John Cocke, dec. Heirs of John Cocke sold 350 acres of farmland called Trafalgar to Rolfe S. Saunders & his wife, Martha for $15,000. Cause unclear, but appears to involve collection of an unpaid balance. Also, action to award Lea $10,000, in accordance with terms of Cocke's will. Mentioned: Ella (Cocke) Lea, wife of J. Overton Lea of Nashville & sister of Laura C. Gillespie; William E. Cocke, Jr., brother of John Cocke